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CBD suministrado a enfermos graves de COVID-19
by Teresa García on 17/03/21
A new study conducted by the Klagenfurt Hospital in Austria shows that treatments containing cannabidiol can help in the speedy recovery of severe COVID-19 patients. According to the researchers of this study, the 50 patients admitted to the intensive care unit of this hospital, and who have been administered the treatment, have seen reduced the inflammation caused by the disease.
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Cannabis y publicidad
by Rebeca Argudo on 12/03/21
The cannabis industry is relatively new and rapidly changing but already faces the complex task of marketing and advertising with no previous examples to use as reference.
Besides, we have to add the challenge of placing in the market the existing wide range of products containing CBD and the many purposes they serve- from oils or infusions used as cosmetic and body care products to food for...
El 40% de las ventas de cannabis en 2025 serán legales, según Euromonitor
by Teresa García on 09/03/21
According to Euromonitor International, an independent market research company, the legal cannabis market is forecast to grow in the next five years.
On November 20, in one of the latest webinars hosted by this consultancy company and entitled 'The Evolving State of Global Cannabis: Market, Consumers and the Future', a study estimated that the total global legal cannabis market reaches over $30...
Cannabis por vacunas: un colectivo regalará cannabis tras la vacuna del COVID-19 en EE. UU.
by Teresa García on 05/03/21
A cannabis activist group for the legalization of marijuana announced that they plan to distribute free bags of cannabis to people who receive the vaccine against COVID-19 in the District of Columbia in the United States.
The campaign, called ‘Joints for Jabs’ was organized by DC Marijuana Justice (DCMJ), the advocacy group that had also achieved the approval of Initiative 71, a marijuana...
More cannabinoids in the test tubes
by Carmen Arriaza on 04/03/21
Therapeutic properties of cannabis
Since the beginning of time, Cannabis sativa plant has been used by different civilizations to alleviate and heal diseases. In traditional Greek, Egyptian, Chinese or Thai cultures there were male and female healers who already utilized this plant as a remedy. Throughout history, marijuana has been considered a magical and spiritual plant, but above all, it has...
La Policía de Gales del Norte propone distribuir cannabis en las cárceles
by Teresa García on 25/02/21
In North Wales, Arfon Jones, a police spokesman, argues that this measure could be a great step forward to reduce prison violence and also to prevent deaths caused by overdoses. Indeed, he has recently called for jails to supply “free cannabis in controlled conditions and see if offences reduce".
In an exclusive interview to The Guardian, Jones stated that prisons should trial a free cannabis...
México reglamenta el cannabis medicinal
by Teresa García on 22/02/21
Since its legalization four years ago, Mexico has finally published the new regulations on the medical use of cannabis. On January 12, the Mexican Ministry of Health and the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (or COFEPRIS for its acronym in Spanish), a public institution which reports to this Ministry, have finally implemented a regulatory framework that arrives three...
La legalización del cannabis en Estados Unidos más cercana que nunca con la mayoría demócrata
by Teresa García on 18/02/21
On January 7, with 98% of the votes counted, Democrats Raphael Warnock and Jonathan Ossoff completed, at the very last minute, a sweep of the two seats for the state of Georgia in the Senate, against Republicans Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue.
This narrow victory, with a small margin of 1.2 and 0.6 percentage difference, leaves Democrats and Republicans nearly tied in the US upper chamber and...
La prohibición del CBD en Francia considerada ilegal por el TJUE
by Carmen Arriaza on 12/02/21
CBD (cannabidiol), one of the chemical compounds found in all parts of the cannabis plant, and the industry that manufactures and commercializes this cannabinoid for medical use, has received a major boost thanks to a recent European justice decision that admits that this substance is harmless to health.
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) declared that Community law, and...
Vote final de l’ONU pour réduire les restrictions sur le cannabis
by Carmen Arriaza on 10/02/21
Due to the lack of agreement among member states and in spite of UN recommendations, the resolution on medicinal use of cannabis was put to a vote after several postponements
The Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), the main policy-making body of the UN in drug-related matters, will finally hold a historic vote to ease the rigorous control of cannabis introduced almost six decades ago and reduce...

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