Canada Defends Marijuana Legalization In Response To International Skepticism Canada passed legislation to legalize marijuana for adults in 2018, becoming the largest nation ever to do so. The move technically ran afoul of international drug treaties that still forbid marijuana legalization, but the country nevertheless proceeded with the change. In her remarks to the
Cannabis Smell in Vehicle by Itself Not Reason to Conduct Search, Alameda Court Rules The odor of marijuana in a car that police in Berkeley stopped for other reasons wasn’t enough to justify a full-blown search of the vehicle now that California has legalized possession of cannabis by adults, an appellate panel has ruled.
Major Sports Leagues are Easing Up on Marijuana With public support for marijuana legalization at an all-time high, and more athletes using cannabis to treat pain, the four major U.S. sports leagues are reducing restrictions and punishments — though the NBA lags behind the other three. By the numbers: Recreational marijuana use is legal
McMaster Researchers Uncover Hidden Antibiotic Potential of Cannabis Newswise — Hamilton, ON (February 26, 2020) – McMaster University researchers have identified an antibacterial compound made by cannabis plants that may serve as a lead for new drug development. An interdisciplinary team of McMaster researchers found that the chemical compound, or cannabinoid, called cannabigerol (CBG) is
Cannabis Might be Better at Preventing Cavities Than Most Toothpaste Brands A recent study found that cannabis compounds could not only revolutionize oral health and dentistry, they could slow the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, too. The study confirmed that compounds naturally found in cannabis could be more effective at preventing cavities and gum disease
How The Body Stays In Balance The rise in popularity of hemp products has led to many questions about what they can do and how they work in the body. In order to find the answers, scientists are exploring the biological network that hemp products act on: the endocannabinoid system (ECS). Before you invest