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Recetas de cannabis medicinal con Twenty21 Project
by Carmen Arriaza on 17/06/21
The Twenty21 project carried out a research study in the United Kingdom using a registry of patients who will be treated with medical cannabis with the aim of demonstrating the efficacy, safety and tolerability of this plant. This is one of the most important projects in the field of medicinal cannabis in Europe.
In the UK, research on cannabis for medical use has gained relevance in recent years...
Sunnybrook Hospital in Canada to Prescribe Medical Cannabis to Patients
by Rebeca Argudo on 14/06/21
The Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto is not only one of the most prominent and highest-ranked hospitals in Canada but also the first that, as part of a pioneering international initiative, will soon provide patients with medical cannabis-derived products under a doctor’s prescription and the supervision of specialized and trained personnel specifically for this purpose. Medical...
El Congreso abre las puertas a la propuesta para la regularización del cannabis medicinal
by Carmen Arriaza on 11/06/21
The Congress of Deputies approved the proposal presented by the Basque National Party (EAJ-PNV) for the regularisation of cannabis, supported by the rest of the House last Thursday on 10th June. Against its image as a conservative party, the PNV defends the general legalisation of the use of hemp, although its current proposal is limited exclusively to the possible therapeutic uses of the...
Los rastafaris de Kenia piden la legalización de la marihuana
by Rebeca Argudo on 08/06/21
The Rastafarian Society of Kenya (RSK) has filed a petition to the Supreme Court of Kenya to request national regulations to allow the use of marijuana to members of this religion for spiritual and ceremonial reasons.
According to the Kenyan newspaper The Star, the objective of the case is to suspend the implementation of Section 3 of the Narcotic Drugs Act in this country, approved in 1994,...
Steve DeAngelo, el activista comprometido
by Teresa García on 01/06/21
Last January, Steve DeAngelo, probably the best-known cannabis activist on the planet, announced he was leaving Harborside, the Californian cannabis dispensary where he has worked for almost fifteen years since he started this project.
In addition to being the co-founder of Harborside, DeAngelo is also one of the founders of Steep Hill, the first analytical laboratory dedicated to testing of...
Primera solicitud a la AEMPS para autocultivo de cannabis medicinal
by Teresa García on 24/05/21
On April 20, the so-called 420 for International Marijuana Day, a press conference was held to explain the content of a new license request to the Spanish Agency of Medicines and Medical Devices (AEMPS) and also to present a new documentary trailer that will premiere next September, "Marihuana para vivir", or “Marijuana to live”, on the life of Juan Manuel Gantes, denouncing the situation of...
Las cuatro mentiras difundidas por la Policía y administraciones sobre el cultivo de cannabis
by Teresa García on 17/05/21
Can cannabis buds be considered narcotics when containing THC levels lower than 0.2%? Some information sheets have been provided by police and also published in the local press maintaining this assumption, although according to Casa Paraula law firm and based on several court decisions, this wouldn’t be the case.
Casa Paraula in particular points out that several judgments by the Spanish Supreme...
Hemp's nutritional facts
by Rebeca Argudo on 14/05/21
Today, modern society tends to break down prejudices towards cannabis and are willing to try the increasingly broader range of hemp-derived products that are being manufactured, commercialized and therefore made available to consumers. Cannabis seeds is a product that has indeed gained numerous followers and can now be easily found in traditional and online stores. These seeds are generating...
España ante la regularización del cannabis
by Rebeca Argudo on 30/04/21
In Spain, social demands and activism in support of cannabis legalization dates back some thirty years. Already at that time, pioneering organizations in the defense of cannabis users and the promotion of the study of this plant called for the decriminalization of marijuana consumption and home cultivation, as was the case with the ARSEC, or Asociación Ramón Santos de Estudios sobre el Cannabis....
La legendaria cepa de Bob Marley
by Rebeca Argudo on 27/04/21
During the second half of the 20th century, Jamaica enjoyed widespread fame as a landmark destination for cannabis culture in the world. The island’s special features, with fertile soils and warm tropical climate, provided the ideal growing environment for marijuana cultivation, with plants endowed by nature with a remarkable strength and rapid growth. In addition, the island has been considered...

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