Surprising and unusual news!

   The world of cannabis is full of surprising and unusual stories. In this section we share the most interesting, surprising, and unusual news.

But you will also find more technical news as well as sometimes more scientific publications on therapeutic or recreational cannabis.

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Cannabis Use Associated With Increased Decision Making Skills

Cannabis Use Associated With Increased Decision Making Skills

A team of researchers in Europe recently conducted what they describe to be “one of the largest longitudinal European multicenter studies on the topic” of residual effects of cannabis use on neurocognition... read more
Luxembourg Moves One Step Closer to Legalization

Luxembourg Moves One Step Closer to Legalization

There are already countries in Europe that are quasi-legal, such as in Switzerland where low-THC cannabis is bought and sold legally. In Italy, the Supreme Court ruled previously that home cultivation is legal... read more
How Cannabigerol Can Help in the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and Viruses

How Cannabigerol Can Help in the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and Viruses

Cannabigerol (CBG) is a form of the cannabinoid from cannabis plants and often called the “Mother” of all cannabinoids. Cannabigerol holds an extraordinary place in the heart of cannabis... read more
Study Finds CBD Associated With Lower Alcohol Consumption

Study Finds CBD Associated With Lower Alcohol Consumption

Historically, cannabis was portrayed as the scourge of humankind. Films like ‘Reefer Madness’ were coupled with other forms of propaganda and spread throughout the world... read more
Why Indica, Sativa, and Hybrid Classifications Mean Close to Nothing

Why Indica, Sativa, and Hybrid Classifications Mean Close to Nothing

In the late 1700s, the French biologist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck classified two varieties of the plant we now know as weed, ganja, marijuana, or cannabis. They were, you guessed it, Cannabis sativa... read more
Recent Survey Finds Many Parkinson’s Disease Patients Turn to Cannabis

Recent Survey Finds Many Parkinson’s Disease Patients Turn to Cannabis

Parkinson’s disease is a condition that affects populations all over the globe. In fact, it is estimated that over 10 million people live with the condition worldwide... read more
Rastafarians Petition Court to Allow Them Smoke Marijuana as Way of Connecting with Their Maker

Rastafarians Petition Court to Allow Them Smoke Marijuana as Way of Connecting with Their Maker

The Rastafarian Society of Kenya and one of their prophets, Mwenda Wambua, have moved to court seeking orders to decriminalize the use of Marijuana in their places of worship... read more
The Court of Cassation judges the sale of CBD in France to be legal

The Court of Cassation judges the sale of CBD in France to be legal

The Court of Cassation relied on the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union according to which the marketing of CBD, this component of cannabis, could not be prohibited because... read more
Study Finds Cannabis Users Don’t Fit “Lazy Stoner” Stereotypes

Study Finds Cannabis Users Don’t Fit “Lazy Stoner” Stereotypes

Anti-cannabis ads have often portrayed cannabis consumers as being “couch potatoes” with no ambition to participate in physical activity. How cannabis consumers are portrayed in the media does... read more
As tobacco declines, Malawi must switch to cannabis

As tobacco declines, Malawi must switch to cannabis

Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera warned on Wednesday that his country's leading foreign exchange earner, tobacco, was in terminal decline and he urged a switch to high-growth crops like cannabis... read more
How to decide on synthetic versus organic fertilizers for cannabis plant nutrition

How to decide on synthetic versus organic fertilizers for cannabis plant nutrition

Cannabis is a heavy-feed crop, requiring plenty of nutrition to produce high yields. But deciding whether to grow with conventional or natural fertilizers depends on a cultivator’s growing style... read more
Archaeobotanical evidence of the use of medicinal cannabis in a secular context unearthed from south China

Archaeobotanical evidence of the use of medicinal cannabis in a secular context unearthed from south China

As one of the first plants used by ancient people, cannabis has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. The long history of medicinal cannabis use contrasts with the paucity of... read more

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