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3,000 Medical Cannabis Patients in France to Receive Free Weed for Two Years

NEWS 3,000 medical cannabis patients in France to receive free weed for two years As part of the country’s largest-ever medical cannabis trial, patients will receive smokeless products like oils, tinctures and capsules. By Sam Riches Cannabis is illegal in France for recreational use and has been banned for medical use since 1953. / Photo: Anatoliy Sizov / iStock / Getty Images Plus France has announced a medical cannabis trial that is expected to begin in Mar. 2021, will run for two years and will see 3,000 patients receive pharmaceutical-grade cannabis products for free, Le Monde reports.

Article by Sam Riches, Growth Op France has announced a medical cannabis trial that is expected to begin in Mar. 2021, will run for two years and will see 3,000 patients receive pharmaceutical-grade cannabis products for free, Le Monde reports. France’s Ministry of Health and Solidarity will oversee the trial, which was approved by the National Assembly in 2019. The program will focus ...

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Exposure to Weed Ads Can Make Teens More Likely to Consume Cannabis: Study

NEWS Exposure to weed ads can make teens more likely to consume cannabis: study Likelihood of consuming cannabis even higher if the teen happens to have a positive view of marijuana. By Angela Stelmakowich “Distances to retailers moderated the relationships between exposure to advertising and intentions, as well as between positive outcome beliefs and intentions.” / Photo: iStock / Getty Images Plus The intention to use cannabis was further enhanced if the teen had positive beliefs about marijuana use. / Photo: LightFieldStudios / iStock / Getty Images Plus ightFieldStudios / iStock / Getty Images Plus With regard to cannabis store location, it may be necessary to also consider where adolescents live and spend a lot of their time. / Photo: Jason Finn / iStock / Getty Images Plus Jason Finn / iStock / Getty Images Plus

Article by Angela Stelmakowich, Growth Op Greater exposure to cannabis advertising translated to an increased likelihood of using weed among adolescents aged 13 to 17 in Washington State, concludes a new study. Recreational cannabis is legal in Washington State, but only for individuals aged 21 and older. Researchers from Washington State University determined that exposure to cannabis advertising on storefronts, billboards, ...

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Bernie Sanders Celebrates His Home State’s Cannabis Reform Milestone

NEWS Bernie Sanders celebrates his home state’s cannabis reform milestone “State after state have moved to legalize marijuana, and it is time for the federal government to do the same.” By Brendan Bures, The Fresh Toast FILE: In this screengrab taken from a berniesanders.com webcast, Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) talks about his plan to deal with the coronavirus pandemic on Mar. 17, 2020 in Washington, D.C. / Photo: berniesanders.com via Getty Images FILE: Democratic presidential hopefuls former US vice president Joe Biden (L) and Senator Bernie Sanders (R) greet each other with an elbow bump as they arrive for the 11th Democratic Party 2020 presidential debate in a CNN Washington Bureau studio in Washington, DC on Mar. 15, 2020. / Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images / Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images

Article by Brendan Bures, The Fresh Toast via Growth Op Vermont made history in 2018 by becoming the first state to legalize recreational cannabis through the legislature. But lawmakers forgot one thing: to create a regulated and legal weed market. The state has prohibited cannabis sales for the past two years, even though residents could possess and consume the substance ...

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Uruguay-Grown Medical Cannabis Available in Germany For First Time

Uruguay-grown medical cannabis available in Germany for first time Published 21 hours ago | By Alfredo Pascual Medical cannabis produced by Fotmer Life Sciences awaits shipping to Portugal at Carrasco International Airport in Uruguay. (Photo courtesy of Fotmer)

Article by Alfredo Pascual, Marijuana Business Daily Medical cannabis flower grown in Uruguay recently became available in the German market for the first time. The news sheds light on the final destination of large exports quietly shipped from Uruguay to Portugal at the end of 2019 and earlier this year, as first reported by Marijuana Business Daily. The shipments’ final destinations were unknown at the time. ...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Complicated History With Cannabis

NEWS Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s complicated history with cannabis Medical cannabis consumers may not have fond memories of the iconic Supreme Court Justice. By Sam Riches FILE: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg delivers remarks at the Georgetown Law Center in 2019, in Washington, DC. / Photo: Tom Brenner/Getty Images

Article by Sam Riches, Growth Op In January 1991, Isaac Evans was pulled over by police for a traffic violation. Evans likely had no idea that a driving mistake — travelling the wrong way down a one-way street — would lead to a case before the Supreme Court of the United States. Evans informed the officers that he was driving ...

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Medical Cannabis Trial Underway for Australian Football Players With Chronic Pain

LIFE Medical cannabis trial underway for Australian football players with chronic pain Each of the patients, who were taking at least 60-milligrams of morphine a day for chronic pain, showed "significant improvement" in pain interference scores. By Sam Riches The trials are being conducted by Zelira Therapeutics, a medical cannabis company, and seek to demonstrate the efficacy of medical cannabis for patients who traditionally rely on opioids for chronic pain. Photo: AFL Instagram

Article by Sam Riches, Growth Op For Australian football player Ryan Gale, his previous years of athletic glory have been replaced by a harsh new reality. Gales lives with chronic pain due to his injuries and required a hip replacement at just 33-years-old. “I don’t think I ever went one week without pain somewhere,” Gale told 7NEWS. Now Gale and other ex-athletes ...

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Freelance Graphic Designer Starts Selling Edibles to Stay Afloat During the COVID-19 Pandemic

NEWS Freelance graphic designer starts selling edibles to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic “There is nothing wrong with what I do. It’s a safe drug. It’s a public service. Did you drink in lockdown? Did the shop-owner have his morals questioned?” By Sam RichesSeptember 14, 2020 Comments "I jokingly called my little business, the 'National Hashish Service.' I was going to design a logo and print it, but I was paranoid it would be traced back to me," / Photo: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Article by Sam Riches, Growth Op Thanks to Mandy, a 35-year-old single mom in London, U.K., when someone says they are calling the NHS, they might not mean the National Health Service. Out of work during the pandemic, the freelance graphic designer started a budding edibles delivery business: the National Hashish Service. After acquiring a bulk order of high-quality hash, ...

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Suspects Accused of Illegally Growing Cannabis in GTA, Using Helicopter to Fly it Across U.S. Border

Suspects accused of illegally growing cannabis in GTA, using helicopter to fly it across U.S. border RCMP Codi Wilson, Web Content Writer, CP24

Article by Codi Wilson, CP24 Suspects who allegedly used a helicopter to fly illegally grown cannabis across the Canada-U.S. border have been arrested following a 16-month joint investigation by the RCMP and U.S. Homeland Security Investigations. The RCMP said six search warrants were recently executed in the GTA and Quebec in connection with the investigation, resulting in the seizure of ...

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Supply of Medical Cannabis Restored in Malta After Shortage

NEWS BRIEF Supply of medical cannabis restored in Malta after shortage Published 32 mins ago | By Alfredo Pascual After a weeks-long shortage of high-THC medical cannabis flower in Malta, at least one variety became available again as of Friday, Sept. 4, Marijuana Business Daily has confirmed. “Thankfully, one of the only two locally licensed brands, Bedrocan, made it to the pharmacies last Friday, while Pedanios should be in stock soon,” Andrew Bonello, president of local cannabis advocacy group ReLeaf told MJBizDaily.

Article by Alfredo Pascual, Marijuana Business Daily After a weeks-long shortage of high-THC medical cannabis flower in Malta, at least one variety became available again as of Friday, Sept. 4, Marijuana Business Daily has confirmed. “Thankfully, one of the only two locally licensed brands, Bedrocan, made it to the pharmacies last Friday, while Pedanios should be in stock soon,” Andrew Bonello, president of local ...

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Three UFC Fighters Recieve Reduced Suspenions After Testing Positive for Cannabis

NEWS Three UFC fighters recieve reduced suspenions after testing positive for cannabis Despite taking the fights on short notice, and weed use not being banned out-of-competition, Nevada Athletic Commission suspended the fighters. By Sam Riches Tim Elliott recieved a four-and-a-half month suspension after testing positive for cannabis. / Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Article by Sam Riches, Growth Op The Nevada Athletic Commission, which operates in a state that made US$100 million in tax revenue from cannabis sales last year, has handed out reduced sentences to three UFC fighters who tested positive for cannabis. Originally, Jamahal Hill, Tim Elliott and Luis Pena, were facing nine-month suspensions at a minimum and fines ranging from 15 to ...

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