Cannabis researchers in Canada say the plant-based drug may provide resistance to SARS-CoV-2. Their preliminary findings are part of broader research into the use of medicinal cannabis in treating cancer.
Delays in passing new laws governing the possession and use of cannabis, caused by the Covid-19 lockdown, have placed on hold the development of a different kind of green economy mentioned by President Cyril Rampahosa in his February State of the Nation address.
LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. — Researchers at the University of Lethbridge say while clinical trials still need to be done, data they’ve been collecting over the past four years shows promise that some cannabis extracts may help in the prevention and treatment of COVID-19.
Scotland is set to get it’s first legal cannabis farm, it can be revealed today.
The coronavirus crisis could be igniting a revolution of sorts in the legal cannabis industry.
Coronavirus Kent: How Covid-19 is stopping Teagan Appleby from Aylesham getting medical cannabis which reduces epileptic seizures
The family of a severely epileptic girl who uses medicinal cannabis to reduce her daily seizures from 300 to 10, worry the coronavirus crisis will abruptly stop their ability to source the remedy.
Edible products and pre-rolled joints are out. Vape concentrates and loose “flower,” which can be packed into bongs or pipes or rolled into joints and provide more bang for the buck, are in.
As the nation rushes to slow the COVID-19 pandemic, the cannabis industry finds itself caught in the chaos like everyone else.
Marijuana sales are booming, with some states seeing 20 percent spikes in sales as anxious Americans prepare to be hunkered down in their homes potentially for months. Weed sellers are staffing up too, hiring laid-off workers from other industries to meet demand.
South Florida State College project manager Kendall Carson, left, and Oviedo entrepreneur Steve Edmonds place a cannabis biomat onto Lake Glenada.