Medical Marijuana NY-Based Biotech Company Enters Clinical Trials

NEW YORK:  AXIM Biotechnologies, Inc., a world leader in cannabinoid research and development, has entered clinical trials on treating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with the Company’s CanChew Plus cannabidiol (CBD) gum at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. Human Clinical Trials Detail Include: Controlled-release hemp oil CBD chewing gum and matching placebo gums will be tested for the Read the full article…

Holland’s New Marijuana Laws Are Changing Old Amsterdam

NETHERLANDS:  The last time Derrick Bergman came to Amsterdam to buy cannabis, he did so behind a locked door with a long, thick curtain obscuring his activity from the canal-lined residential street outside, in the quiet Lastage neighborhood. The secretary of the Netherlands’s Union for the Abolition of Cannabis Prohibition, Bergman comes here to weekly Read the full article…

While U.S. States Relax Marijuana Laws, Pot Haven Netherlands Cracks Down, With Mixed Success

NETHERLANDS: A young man at a bus stop hisses at a passer-by: “What you looking for … marijuana?” It’s a scene of street peddling that the Netherlands hoped to stamp out in the 1970s when it launched a policy of tolerating “coffee shops” where people could buy and smoke pot freely. But Maastricht’s street dealers are Read the full article…

Forget Marijuana Madness: Could Marijuana Treat Your Depression

NETHERLANDS: Depending on who you listen to, marijuana could be the solution for whatever ails you or your ultimate demise; or it could make you dumb and sick. We have a tendency to believe the research not funded by biased parties in support of federal marijuana prohibition—the research that shows cannabis may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and obesity, Read the full article…

Activists hope to make Dunedin 'Cannabis capital'

NEW ZEALAND: Marijuana legalization advocates in Dunedin have high hopes the city will become Dunsterdam, the cannabis capital of the South Pacific.

Activists hope to make Dunedin 'Cannabis capital'

NEW ZEALAND: Marijuana legalization advocates in Dunedin have high hopes the city will become Dunsterdam, the cannabis capital of the South Pacific.

Could marijuana be Good for mental health? Breakthrough study claims the drug could be used to help treat depression

NETHERLANDS: It’s well-known that marijuana will get you high, but a lesser known side-effect is that it can alter our response to negative emotions and images.

Report: Dutch Lessons For U.S. Marijuana Policy

NETHERLANDS: A new report from the Open Society Global Drug Policy Program finds that the Dutch have effectively separated the markets for marijuana and hard drugs, leading to the “lowest rate of problem drug use in Europe”. The report titled “Coffee Shops and Compromise: Separated Illicit Drug Markets in the Netherlands” finds that only 14 percent of Dutch Read the full article…