Medical Marijuana Is About To Become More Accessible In Malta

Malta’s law regulating medical marijuana is about to become less restricted, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has announced. “Cabinet will start discussing changes to the law regulating medical marijuana in November,” Muscat told a media briefing yesterday. “It is only when we update the law on medical marijuana that we’ll start discussing possible legalisation for personal…

Edmonton mom hopes 15-year-old daughter can smoke medical marijuana at school

Smoking sessions would take place between classes indoors at Victoria School of the Arts Denise Chriss is asking the Edmonton public school board to allow her 15-year-old daughter to smoke marijuana between classes inside Victoria School of the Arts. Chriss says she has good reasons for the unusual request. Her daughter, Autum Bibaud-Keech, a Grade 10 student, uses the drug…

Is cannabis an effective treatment for joint pain?

Cannabis has been used to treat pain for thousands of years. However, since the early part of the 20th century, laws restricting cannabis use have limited its evaluation using modern scientific criteria. Over the last decade, the situation has started to change because of the increased availability of cannabis in the United States and many other countries for either medical or recreational purposes. The preclinical and human data that do exist indicate that the use of cannabis should be taken seriously as a potential treatment of joint pain.

Cannabis farmers will be given government aid, grants, and training.

Israeli Agriculture Ministry Classifies Medical Cannabis as an Official Farming Sector The Israeli Agriculture Ministry has classified medical cannabis as an official farming sector, the first official new crop recognized by the government in a decade. Under this new classification, between 15 and 20 cannabis farmers will gain access to government aid and grants, as well…

A Review of the Therapeutic Antitumor Potential of Cannabinoids

The aim of this review is to discuss cannabinoids from a preclinical and clinical oncological perspective and provide the audience with a concise, retrospective overview of the most significant findings concerning the potential use of cannabinoids in cancer treatment.Further studies require extensive monitoring of the effects of cannabinoids alone or in combination with standard anticancer strategies. With such knowledge, cannabinoids could become a therapy of choice in contemporary oncology.