LEAKED REPORT: The UK Cannabis re-Scheduling Review (part 1)

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As yet unpublished, but much publicised part 1 of the British Gov’t review on the potential of cannabis to be medicalized, rescheduled and prescribe for usage. The following is an excerpt from the introduction to the report. Read the full report here Interest is growing across the United Kingdom, and indeed the world, into the […]

Medicalized cannabis to be emancipated in Israel next month.

Finally we see some change, over 18 months since Ultra Orthodox Minister Litzman sent shockwaves through the country by announcing his belief that medical cannabis should be dispensed in pharmacies like any other drug. Yesterday at a government committee meeting, Yuval Landshaf promised that by the end of August this year we’ll see 100 physicians […]

After CannaTech, comes Cann10

Israel is truly cementing its place as the epicenter of cannabis research and innovation. After the hugely successful 3rd Annual CannaTech event in March, brought to you by iCAN Israel-Cannabis the country rolls on to Cann10, with a deeper dive into the medical aspects and applications of the plant. For such a small country it […]

Hebrew University: Traumatic Brain Injury and the EndoCannabinoid System

Hebrew University: Traumatic Brain Injury and the EndoCannabinoid System

A team at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has found that rats and mice subjected to traumatic brain injury (TBI) showed significantly better recovery when treated with cannabinoid compounds, possibly opening the way for clinical trials in the near future. The endocannabinoid system, our body’s natural cannabinoid receptors, is found in the brain and most […]