Some Countries are Warning Their Citizens Not to Smoke Weed in Canada

More foreign nationals residing, working, studying and visiting weed-legal Canada are receiving warnings from their home countries to avoid cannabis at all costs. So far, consulates and embassies have issued a range of warnings to their country’s citizens abroad. And while several seem simply to be urging caution and an awareness of...

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Canada Licenses First Indigenous Owned and Operated Medical Marijuana Facility

Canadian regulators have licensed the country’s first Indigenous owned and operated medical marijuana facility, it was announced recently. The facility, Seven Leaf, received a license to operate as a medicinal cannabis cultivator and processor under the Access to Cannabis For Medical Purposes Regulations from Health Canada late last...

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French Baby Hospitalized, Comatose After Swallowing Cannabis

The British tabloid press is reporting on a 10-month-old baby who had to be rushed to the hospital after accidentally swallowing cannabis. Police in Lyon, France, arrested the baby’s parents after they checked their child into the emergency room. Stories say the infant is currently in a coma and fighting for its life. At this point, details...

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World’s First Trial to Treat Brain Cancer with Medical Cannabis is About to Start

A pair of Australian researchers are getting ready to conduct the world’s first clinical trial to determine if medical cannabis can slow the growth of glioblastoma, a highly aggressive type of brain tumor. There are about 1,000 people diagnosed with glioblastoma each year in Australia alone, with fewer than 5 percent surviving past five...

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