The good oil on medicinal cannabis in Tasmania

Israel makes it official: Cannabis is not a crime

Israel's Cabinet decriminalized the recreational use of cannabis, or marijuana, at its weekly meeting on Sunday in a move hailed by politicians from across the spectrum.

No show at court by Malay woman

Anita Ting Mee Siong’s name was listed and called at the Boroko District Court on Monday and Wednesday this week by police however, she was not present. Her cases are being stood over to next week Monday in the hope she will turn up.

She was a person of interest to police when she was picked up on Dec 10, 2016 by the Police Dog unit and taken to the Airport Immigration office. She was questioned in relation to her alleged illicit drug activities and for overstaying her visa.

Chef brings cannabis to the dinner table

His company, the Herbal Chef, offers a variety of food services catering to both the medical and recreational needs of marijuana users, but his most popular service involves private dinners.

People pay upward of $500 each to indulge in a 12- to 15-course dinner infused with cannabis.

He describes these luxury dinners as "cerebral experiences" meant to introduce more than just a high, although scientists advise dining with caution.

Marijuana compounds show promise in protecting brain cells from Alzheimer's

Researchers discovered that the main psychoactive compound in marijuana—tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)—and a few other active compounds remove amyloid beta proteins from lab-grown neurons. Amyloid is the toxic protein known to accumulate in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. The compounds also significantly reduced cellular inflammation, an underlying factor in the disease’s progression.