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Sat
27
Sep

Serbia may legalize medical cannabis in 2015

Belgrade
Serbian government is to start the process of changing the law on cannabis use in medicine and industry in November, head of NGO “Lekalizacija” Vladan Golubovic said today.
“According to our plan, the process of changing the law should start in November and free selling of it (medical marijuana) should be introduced next summer”, Golubovic told journalists at the panel on legalization in Belgrade.
Golubovic underlined that the trade of the drug should be under tough government control.

Wed
24
Sep

Marijuana warning - News

Marijuana warning

Wednesday, September 24, 2014    

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, US Virgin Islands (AP) — The director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency has urged leaders in the region to proceed with caution as the debate about decriminalising marijuana intensifies.

Dr James Hospedales says he is concerned about the adverse effects of pot smoking, especially on adolescents.

He spoke Friday at an annual conference organised by the Caribbean Tourism Organisation.

His comments come as Caribbean leaders debate whether they should legalise medical marijuana and how courts should handle charges of possession of small amounts of the drug.

Sat
06
Sep

Is Marijuana the Cure for Loneliness?

Surprising results may lead to new treatments, but risks remain.

Thu
04
Sep

Chemist + Druggist: A New Generation Of Drug

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Originally published in Chemist + Druggist, 3rd September 2014

Tue
02
Sep

Doctors For Life Without Liberty

Following last month’s viral discussion between Concerned Young People of South and Below the Lion, SABC Newsroom hosted Doctor’s For Life and The Dagga Couple to continue the debate.

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Sat
30
Aug

Judge: ‘I would not be able to live with myself if I sent you to prison’ - The High Community (THC)

“You know that ordinarily a custodial sentence would be considered and might even be inevitable for this sort of offence but I would not be able to live with myself if I sent you to prison,” said Judge William Hart.

It would seem the justice system are having a change of Hart after a man was caught growing cannabis twice to treat his throat, damaged after undergoing radiation treatment.

This man was a humble 65 year old called Jonathan Yates, diagnosed for tongue cancer a few years back. He went on to go through dangerous radiation treatment for the cancer which left his throat badly damaged and in pain every day.

Thu
28
Aug

5 Things That Marijuana Stock GW Pharmaceuticals plc's Management Wants You To Know

Few areas have been as intriguing to investors this year as medical marijuana. The approval of legislation allowing its use in states such as Colorado has kicked off a flurry of commentary regarding the good and bad of marijuana use. That increased interest has flowed over to drugmakers that are developing medicine based on the cannibinoids found inside marijuana, including GW Pharmaceuticals .

Thu
28
Aug

Cannabis smoking cancer sufferer, Jonathan Yates, 65, walks free from court thanks to 'fabulous judge'

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A 65-year-old cancer sufferer who used cannabis to relieve his pain said he is grateful to a judge for showing him humanity and letting him walk free from court.

Jonathan Yates is in remission from his throat cancer, but the damage done through radiation treatment has left him unable to eat solid foods, smell and taste and be in constant pain.

The granddad, who has been ill for three years, pleaded guilty to producing the class B drug at his Moorfield Road home in Brockworth.

Thu
28
Aug

Cannabis smoking cancer sufferer, Jonathan Yates, 65, walks free from court thanks to 'fabulous judge'

Comments (9)

A 65-year-old cancer sufferer who used cannabis to relieve his pain said he is grateful to a judge for showing him humanity and letting him walk free from court.

Jonathan Yates is in remission from his throat cancer, but the damage done through radiation treatment has left him unable to eat solid foods, smell and taste and be in constant pain.

The granddad, who has been ill for three years, pleaded guilty to producing the class B drug at his Moorfield Road home in Brockworth.

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