Farmako is a German pharmaceutical company from Frankfurt. They just registered a patent that will make a modified tequila bacterium produce THC and CBD from sugar.
The Hanfparade is a German event in order to legalize cannabis. It’s a march which goes right through the center of Berlin every August since 1997. The legalization of cannabis as a resource, medicine and recreational drug is what this event is pushing for. 2019 will be the 23:rd year of the Hanfparade.
Outdoor weed farmers in the US are concerned about the prospect that their efforts to grow high THC-level cannabis will be destroyed by hemp.
Since cannabis still is illegal on the federal level in the US, many hospitals refuse to allow it. Instead they are treating terminally ill patients with opioids. The result is that these persons cannot communicate with their loved ones during their last hours alive.
On April 1 Israel decriminalized adult use of cannabis. Now it’s no longer against the law to grow at home. If people without valid medical documentation are carrying cannabis and get caught, they will have to pay fines.
The hemp industry wants to boost the allowed level of THC. That would make it possible for quite a few strains of hemp to qualify and thus give greater variety. Change could happen in 2021, if everything goes well.
Is THC-tests a reliable indicator that you are not able to drive? Not according to a Michigan state commission. They instead recommend the traditional sobriety tests by the road side to decide the condition of the driver.
Could cannabis help stopping drug addictions? It almost seems that way. According to a recent study it looks promising.
According to a General Social Survey from 2018 cannabis is gaining a record high support. 61% are backing legalization and seniors are getting more supportive by the day!
In the wake of nationwide cannabis legalization fewer employers are testing their workers for THC. However, people in the national and federal sector are still at risk. Cannabis, at least for now, continues to be illegal on the federal level.