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So What Exactly is in that Jamaican Herb?

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The Jamaica Medical Cannabis Corporation Ltd. (JMCC), a Canadian-Jamaican medical cannabis exporter, signed an agreement to invest $2 million USD over ten years to identify analyze, and preserve Jamaica’s indigenous cannabis strains. MCC signed an official Memorandum of Agreement with the National Foundation for the Development of Science and Technology (NFDST), to …

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Connecticut Approves New Uses for Medical Cannabis

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Users of medical cannabis in Connecticut can now be prescribed marijuana for otherwise untreatable headaches, severe rheumatoid arthritis, and Fibromyalgia, among other ailments under new rules approved this week. The Regulations Review Committee of the state’s General Assembly approved updated Medical Marijuana Program regulations that added eight new conditions for …

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UK Eases Rules on Cannabis-Derived Medicines

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Doctors in the UK are to be able to prescribe cannabis-derived medicine after the government announced a relaxation of the laws governing access to the substance. Thousands of patients with drug-resistant conditions will potentially be able to use cannabis-derived medicinal products for treatment after the home secretary, Sajid Javid, announced …

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3-on-3 Pro Basketball League OKs CBD

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The BIG3, a 3-on-3 basketball league made up of former NBA players, will allow its athletes to use cannabidiol, or CBD, for pain management, making it what’s the league says is first pro sports league in the country to approve the use of the cannabis compound. CBD comes from the …

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Portugal Legalizes Marijuana-Based Medicines

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Portugal’s parliament overwhelmingly approved a bill on Friday to legalize marijuana-based medicines, after rejecting earlier proposals to allow patients to grow the drug at home. Portugal decriminalized the use of all drugs in 2001 to fight a heroin epidemic, and has legal plantations growing marijuana products for export.  Reuters

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