Jamaican Update
Feb26

Jamaican Update

Jamaica is on the way to re-legalization.   Members of the Jamaica Senate have approved legislation depenalizing minor marijuana possession offenses nationwide. The legislation amends federal law so that the possession of up to two ounces of cannabis by an adult is reclassified as a non-criminal offense. Violators of the law would receive a ticket and would be mandated to pay a fine, but would no longer face criminal penalties....

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2015 Medical Cannabis Bike Tour
Feb04

2015 Medical Cannabis Bike Tour

To our many European Friends -- You a bike rider?  How about a ride through Belgium, Germany and Holland to support real research on cannabis v. caner?  Read on:  Every year we set out on an epic journey to cycle 420km through beautiful European scenery over 3 days. We raise sponsorship money to fund independent clinical research by a team of scientists studying the medical qualities of cannabis. Each year the ride gets bigger and the...

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Uruguay Year 1
Jan19

Uruguay Year 1

Uruguay was the first nation on the planet to re-legalize cannabis.  Today . . .   More than a year after Uruguay became the first country to legalize marijuana at the national level, no cannabis has legally been sold, thanks largely to administrative delays. But there has been some progress. Roughly 500 cannabis clubs have sprouted up across the country, and the country’s first major marijuana expo – which focused on the...

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Who Is Happy?
Jan09

Who Is Happy?

Here's the story of a medical marijuana patient and his idea for a mobile app called "Who is Happy".   [Patient] João Paulo Costa had [a] better understanding the relationship between cannabis and epilepsy disease since he was diagnosed at the age of 18 years old. This disease still affecting João Paulo Costa nowadays, who needs to take strong medications on a daily basis, which affects dramatically his lifestyle with large and...

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Canadian Homegrown MMJ in Danger?
Dec23

Canadian Homegrown MMJ in Danger?

Here's the Canadian homegrown mmj story, so far:   Under Canada’s initial medical marijuana law, patients could cultivate marijuana in their homes, designate someone to grow it for them or purchase it directly from Health Canada. But rules were introduced earlier this year that prohibit personal grows and establish a system of federally licensed commercial producers, of which there are now 15 in the country. That sparked a...

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Designer MMJ from Israel
Dec19

Designer MMJ from Israel

What shape will mmj take in the future?  Maybe something like this.   An Israeli company is seeking government approval of a genetically bred cannabis strain that improves its medicinal value while reducing the psychological effects of marijuana. KanaboSeed – a joint venture formed by software developer BreedIT and licensed medical marijuana grower Seach Ltd. – submitted applications for approval of two strains with increased CBD...

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