Post Archive by Month: October,2022

Study: THC, but not CBD, protects against colitis.

June 22, 2021 ‘Results: We found that THC prevented colitis and that CBD, at the dose tested, provided little benefit to the amelioration of colitis, nor when added synergistically with THC. THC increased colonic barrier integrity by stimulating mucus and tight junction and antimicrobial peptide production, and these effects were specific to the large intestine.’ Please see the original medical

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Hemp And CBD To Be Removed From German Narcotics Act Bringing An End To Business Prosecutions

October 27, 2022 from BusinessCann WHILE the draft of Germany’s cannabis laws has received a mixed response, those in the country’s hemp industry have welcomed developments. Earlier this month the Federal Court of Justice (BGH) confirmed the suspended prison sentences of two commercial traders of CBD flowers. This was the latest in a long list of similar rulings with possibly

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Germany’s Government Approves Marijuana Legalization Plan, But Reform Depends On European Union Sign

October 26, 2022 Germany’s Federal Cabinet has officially approved a plan to legalize marijuana nationwide. But officials say that its fate ultimately rests in whether international and European policy allows the country to move ahead. Details about the reform framework have been surfacing in media reports over the past couple weeks as the Health Ministry has worked to finalize the

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How Can Germany Overcome International Legal Hurdles To Legalize Cannabis?

October 18, 2022 Germany is getting the attention of the international cannabis community since the coalition government announced its intention to legalize adult-use cannabis in late 2021. In June, Commissioner for Addiction and Drug Issues Burkhard Blienert announced several expert hearings to lay the foundations for drafting a bill on adult-use legalization expected to be introduced by the end of

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Medical Cannabis Stakeholders Cautiously Optimistic About Germany’s Leaked Adult-Use Legalization Pl

October 25, 2022 Bloomwell Group’s Niklas and Anna-Sophia Kouparanis share what legalization will mean for their medical cannabis business, as well as the pros and cons of Germany’s proposed framework for policy reform. Germany’s plans to legalize adult-use cannabis were leaked last week, and while a legalization bill has yet to be formally introduced, medical cannabis stakeholders are cautiously optimistic

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Study: Cannabis Spray Shows Promise For Cancer Patients With Refractory Pain

October 23, 2022 New South Wales, Australia: Terminal cancer patients with refractory pain respond favorably to a proprietary cannabis spray containing equal ratios of plant-derived THC and CBD, according to data published in the journal PLOS One. A team of Australian investigators assessed the safety and efficacy of a novel water-soluble oro-buccal nanoparticle spray containing 2.5 mgs of THC and

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Study: Cannabis Extracts Safe And Effective In Dementia Patients Per Switzerland Study

September 29, 2022 Geneva, Switzerland: The administration of plant-derived extracts containing a two-to-one ratio of CBD to THC is associated with behavioral improvements and few adverse side effects in dementia patients, according to data published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. Read more in the ICBC synopsis article here:

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How Hemp Can Deliver Growth In Agriculture – And Boost The UK Economy

October 25, 2022 NEW Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is set to face a daunting inbox of challenges, including stabilising our economy and protecting businesses and jobs. This is likely to include taking difficult decisions over tax and spending, some of which may prove to be unpopular. Any improvement in economic growth will though help make these decisions easier, with more

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