Medical Schools Need Better Cannabis Education

By  Julia Granowicz Getty A new study published in the online journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence found that “medical education needs to catch up to marijuana legislation.” While medical marijuana is now legal in 29 states and Washington D.C. for various ailments, it appears that medical schools have not quite caught on to the trend. “As a future […]

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Is it high time to give cannabis a try in the landscape?

Jill Odom Photo: Pixabay   When you hear “green industry,” you probably think of the current field that you are in and all that pertains to it, but the phrase can also refer to the booming interest in growing marijuana as more states legalize its medicinal and/or recreational use. While most individuals are happy to […]

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Arkansas Medical Cannabis Program Turnaround

By  Gillian Jalimnson   Just over a month ago, Arkansas’ medical cannabis program looked to be in serious trouble – how things have changed over the last couple of weeks. In August, we reported at that point in time there were no applications lodged for growing or dispensing medicinal cannabis in the state and patient registration was less […]

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Medical Cannabis to be licensed in South Africa by the end of 2017

By Alexis Haden   The Citizen reported this week that those who want to grow cannabis for medicinal purposes will be able to do so by the end of the week.  The Medicines Control Council’s Griffiths Molewa told parliament’s portfolio committee on health that the council would approve regulations in the next few weeks.   Full Article:  […]

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High hopes for hemp seed solution to Williamtown contamination

  University of Newcastle researchers believe hemp seed might provide a real solution to the Williamtown contamination crisis. Chemicals from firefighting foams historically used on the RAAF base have been discovered in high concentration in the local environment, including in groundwater, surface water and soils. Researchers at the prestigious Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science and […]

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Hemp Seed To Battle Water Contamination In Australia

By  Gillian Jalimnson Image credit : University of Newcastle A powder made from industrial hemp seed has been found to be very effective in removing particularly problematic toxins from water. Chemicals contained in foams used for fire-fighting at some Royal Australian Air Force bases has left a nasty legacy –  per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) […]

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