Cafe in Thailand using cannabis in pizza. Photo Credit: Chi Samui. After becoming the first country in Asia to allow the use of medical cannabis in 2018, Thailand is now the first Southeast Asian country to effectively decriminalize cannabis. Ever since 2018, the country has undergone reforms to ease its laws against cannabis. This progress had only accelerated … [Read more...] about Thailand Effectively Decriminalizes Cannabis
The Dime: 1/28/2022
Following important cannabis news articles every day can be a real burn-out, we know. That’s why the Emerald rolls up a chronicle of the headiest news hits, and passes them to you at the end of each week. We Bring You: The Dime. Thailand Removes Cannabis From Drug List This week, Thai officials with the country’s narcotics board announced that they would remove cannabis … [Read more...] about The Dime: 1/28/2022
Current Cannabis Laws in the U.K.
From recreational cannabis to CBD, what's legal in the U.K.? Photo by ShutterstockProfessional. Since Neolithic times, cultures in Asia have raised the cannabis plant for its physical and pharmacological qualities. The plant gradually found its way to Europe, Africa, and the Americas. In Britain, the oldest evidence of cannabis dates back to the 10th century York, … [Read more...] about Current Cannabis Laws in the U.K.
The Medical Legalization of Cannabis in Texas
Texas state flag. Photo credit: Twenty20 photos. Texas is one of the many states that is loosening their restrictions surrounding medical cannabis and possession. The Lone Star State enacted a Compassionate Use Program (CUP) in 2015. This program allows eligible Texans to have access to cannabis for medical use. On Sept. 1st, lawmakers expanded the CUP to allow … [Read more...] about The Medical Legalization of Cannabis in Texas
Women are Turning to Cannabis for Healing During and After Abortions
Women are turning to cannabis for medical abortion relief. Photo credit: twenty20photos. Approximately one in four women (23.7%) in America will have an abortion by the age of 45, according to the American Journal of Public Health. Despite the fact that millions of women in the U.S. seek such services, limited options exist for those undergoing the procedure — … [Read more...] about Women are Turning to Cannabis for Healing During and After Abortions