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Descubren dos nuevos compuestos orgánicos del cannabis
by Rebeca Argudo on 11/05/20
Until now, the two components of cannabis studied most in relation to their therapeutic and medicinal uses - and responsible for the majority of its effects - were THC and CBD.
These are the cannabinoids with the highest concentration in cannabis, although more than 100 different cannabinoids whose presence varies in magnitude from one plant to another have been found. But recent studies by...
Abre en Bangkok la primera clínica piloto de cannabis de Tailandia
by Pippi Contini on 04/05/20
This is a pioneering project in the field of health, specifically medical cannabis as it combines the application of traditional medicines with those derived from cannabis.
The Minister of Health opened the clinic, proudly announcing his participation in an initiative that, in addition to improving the health of citizens, would offer them new, better economic opportunities.
The creation of this...
Russland erlaubt den hanfanbau
by Rebeca Argudo on 21/04/20
Russian Prime Minister, Mikhail Mishustin, has signed a decree authorizing cannabis cultivation for industrial purposes in Russia. This decree contemplates the cultivation of varieties whose THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) content does not exceed 1%. Its authorized use will be medicinal, therapeutic and veterinary.
In November 2019, Yevgeny Bryun, an independent drug abuse specialist at the Ministry...
Näher bei der Normalisierung
by Rebeca Argudo on 17/04/20
The set-up of the new progressive Government brings the legalisation of cannabis consumption in Spain much closer. This is recognised and celebrated by Bernardo Soriano, spokesman for Responsible Regulation (one of the most important platforms for the regularisation of cannabis), who is especially optimistic: "In this legislative period, we are closer than ever to a regulation of cannabis."...
RIP Charlotte Figi
by Redacción on 15/04/20
It is with great sadness that we learned of the recent death of Charlotte Figi (Colorado Springs, October 18, 2006 - April 7 2020) at age 13.
From Kannabia Seeds, we want to send our most sincere condolences to her parents, Paige and Matt, and to all her loved ones. We deeply regret your loss.
At a very young age, when she was just three months old, little Charlotte was diagnosed with Dravet...
Die Michael J. Fox Stiftung unterstützt drei Gesetzesinitiativen zur Förderung der medizinischen Cannabis-Forschung in den USA
by Teresa García on 14/04/20
Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 1991. He was then only 30 years old and it had been only a year since he played McFly in the third part of the Back to the Future trilogy. He is currently the president of the largest non-profit organization that funds research on this disease, The Michael J. Fox, Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF), and he has set out to end legislative...
Cannabis-Europa in Madrid
by Rebeca Argudo on 11/04/20
Last Monday, February 11, was held in Madrid Cannabis-Europe forum, one of the most important global events in the cannabis industry. This year, the trade show has been held in Madrid since Spain constitutes the largest market for medicinal cannabis and even though its use still being illegal.
Previously, the event was held in cities such Toronto, London, Paris or New York. Cannabis supposes a...
Francia comenzará en septiembre un programa piloto de cannabis medicinal
by Teresa García on 08/04/20
From September, France will begin a pilot medical cannabis programme that will bring cannabis products to two hospitals for two years. The programme was approved in October 2019 as an amendment to the draft Social Security budgets submitted by Olivier Véran, deputy of LREM (Le République En Marche). The proposal was approved by the National Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products (...
Israel überlegt, Cannabis als Genussmittel nach kanadischem Vorbild zu legalisieren
by Teresa García on 01/04/20
In 2017, the State of Israel decriminalized recreational cannabis use; since then is subject to fines and detoxification rather than criminal prosecution. Israel has been the first country in the Middle East to decriminalize marijuana use. Now, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has gone one step further by claiming on social media that he is putting pressure on his government to legalize...
Miss Weederful, Normalisierung und Sichtbarkeit der Nutzung und Nutzer von Cannabis
by Laura Rueda on 26/03/20
For a few months, the cannabis community has a new social media project, offering us a graphic full of intelligent humour to reflect on and learn from. Miss Weederful is information, colours, good vibes and laughter guaranteed on a daily basis. Can all these elements help in the normalisation of cannabis? The answer is yes, and we’ll illustrate this in the following interview with your team!...

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