New Medicinal Cannabis Rules Launch in New Zealand

Patients could face fewer barriers to access medicinal cannabis products in New Zealand as new rules launch today. The new rules should make it easier for doctors to prescribe products and for cultivator and manufacturer licenses to be granted.

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Jameson Berkow: COVID-19 made cannabis ‘essential,’ but governments aren’t treating the industry that way

There is unlikely to be any progress unless governments start treating their legal cannabis sectors as essential, as right now, that designation appears to provide none of the expected benefits.

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After 4-year delay, DEA will review dozens of requests to grow marijuana for research

After nearly 4 years of what some researchers saw as foot dragging, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has announced it will evaluate 37 applications to grow marijuana for medical research and proposed new rules for the prospective growers that outline how the cannabis-growing program would work.

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How coronavirus is boosting booze, weed, and other vice industries

While many businesses are struggling to survive the crippling impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, others are seeing a surge in demand.

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George Kruis thinks medicinal cannabis better than painkillers for players

George Kruis hopes to see medicinal cannabis introduced as an alternative to painkillers to help players cope with the wear and tear caused by the modern game.

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New Study Shows Cannabis Could Help with Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Cannabis has been used medicinally to help manage pain for thousands of years – before prohibition began. However, the illegal status of cannabis in developed nations around the world – which coincided with the heights of scientific development and research – has meant that there is little clinical evidence of how medical cannabis can help with a whole range of conditions, including Fibromyalgia.

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Ex-SLAYER Drummer DAVE LOMBARDO: ‘Marijuana Is Not A Gateway Drug’

In a recent interview with the “TODDCast Podcast”, former SLAYER and current SUICIDAL TENDENCIES drummer Dave Lombardo was asked for his views on the legalization of marijuana.

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Is Marijuana an ‘Essential’ Like Milk or Bread? Some States Say Yes

In most cases, marijuana businesses must, like restaurants, limit themselves to takeout or delivery. Black-market dealers are also busy, but feel little need to abide by official orders.

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