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July 31, 2020

Legalise cannabis campaigners in NZ want PM Jacinda Ardern to back their case at a referendum
 

Fifty days out from a national referendum, cannabis legalisation campaigners in New Zealand are fearful a lack of public advocates could cost them a chance at carefully craft...

July 10, 2020

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Fighting severe complications of COVID-19 may soon be added to the list of health benefits of cannabis. Researchers have found that one of the cannabinoids could help prevent a potentially deadly lung disorder linked with the coron...

July 9, 2020

What you and your mates potentially know as CBD oil is actually cannabidiol, a compound found in cannabis/word you’ll probably have to try pronounce at least twice.

You’ve probably met its mate, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (aka THC aka the one that makes you wicked ≋h≋...

July 6, 2020

Brett Hartmann gives his dogs Cayley, a six-year-old-Labrador Retriever drops of a cannabis based medicinal tincture to treat hip pain and anxiety. New research supports CBD for canine osteoarthritis. AFP via Getty Images

Is your dog suffering from canine osteoarthritis...

July 3, 2020

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Despite the objections of ultra-Orthodox protesters, the cannabis laws now being promoted at the Knesset are nothing short of a revolution

“THIS IS A VERY EXCITING moment,” said Knesset member Ram Shefa of the Blue and White party in addres...

June 17, 2020

Recently retired magistrate David Heilpern. Photo Jeff Dawson

Stopping domestic violence should be the NSW justice system’s first priority, rather than the endless war on cannabis, a recently retired local magistrate says.

In his first interview after 21 years on the b...

June 14, 2020

Police officials argue proposed bill, to be debated by ministers on Sunday, would lead to uptick in drug abuse, but vow to 'enforce whatever is decided'

A man smoking medical cannabis at Abarbanel Mental Health Center in Bat Yam, last year. Credit: Daniel Chechik

The Is...

June 12, 2020

As of next month students will be able to learn how to cultivate, extract and produce medicinal-grade cannabis products.

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This article originally appeared on VICE US.

One of New Zealand’s leading universities will soon become the first in the country to of...

June 10, 2020

Exclusive: data shows hugely disproportionate treatment, which experts say helps trap young Aboriginal people in the criminal justice system.

A police officer patrolling the streets in Sydney. Research has found Indigenous people caught with small amounts of cannabis in...

June 9, 2020

Actor uses THC and CBD to soothe swollen joints.

William Shatner has said he uses cannabis for medical reasons.

The 89-year-old actor said that he has been taking cannabis extracts such as CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) to help manage pain and swelling...

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