Man with Parkinson's Disease films effects of cannabis on tremors – Cannabis News

A man living with Parkinson's Disease has released a YouTube video demonstrating the relief he gets from using cannabis.

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New hemp mascot character Asamiko-chan appears in Japan – Cannabis News

With her own official Twitter account and a town in Tottori Prefecture behind her, Japan’s first ever cannabis character comes dressed as a pink-haired shrine maiden.

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Canadian producers working to meet growing overseas demand for 'superfood' hemp seeds – Cannabis News

Infomercials in South Korea bring hemp to store shelves in various forms.

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High hopes for houses made from hemp – Cannabis News

A cutting-edge refinery is processing specially bred hemp and researching innovative new biomaterials that could help build future eco-friendly homes.

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Canada to press US on 'ludicrous' marijuana border policy – Cannabis News

Canada will push the United States to change a border policy that has banned Canadians who admit to having used marijuana from travel to the United States, given Canada’s plans to legalize pot, a government spokesman said on Friday.

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Travel guru Arthur Frommer: ‘Get ready for the era of marijuana, and marijuana tourism’ – Cannabis News

One of the world’s foremost travel authorities is preparing for a Green Rush of marijuana tourism.

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Israel to begin exporting marijuana soon: minister – Cannabis News

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel on Sunday announced that Israel would begin exporting medical marijuana abroad, weeks after the government approved measures to make medical cannabis more easily accessible to patients in Israel.

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After years of quiet progress, Israeli medical cannabis research is budding – Cannabis News

The Volcani Center, which operates under the broader umbrella of the Agriculture Ministry, is in the process of building a National Center for Research in Medical Cannabis.

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Colombia’s New, Legal Drug Barons Focus on Medical Marijuana – Cannabis News

Businesses in Colombia like PharmaCielo believe they can establish a foothold in the drug industry, just as their illegal counterparts did in past years.

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Are Olympic Athletes Allowed To Smoke Weed? Drug Testing At Rio Will Be Easy On Pot Smokers – Cannabis News

Marijuana use has been a dicey subject for Olympic athletes in the past.

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High achievements: Notable Olympic athletes and cannabis – Cannabis News

Cannabis is beloved among some of the greatest athletes on the globe. The most decorated gold medalist to ever walk the earth, Michael Phelps, has partaken in the past.

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Hemp and Heavy Metal Toxicity in Soil – Cannabis News

Environmental cleanup could be as simple as using natural resources, such as Indian mustard seed, sunflowers and hemp.

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Hemp seeds under consideration for consumption in Australia by food regulator – Cannabis News

Australians may soon be able to buy hemp seeds to snack on, if a new proposal is given the thumbs-up.

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Italy Considers Legalizing Cannabis, Could Become World Leader in Drug Law Reform – Cannabis News

On Monday, July 25, Italy’s Chamber of Deputies is scheduled to discuss the possibility of legalizing marijuana.

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New Zealand researchers to study cannabinoids' effect on brain cancer – Cannabis News

A team of researchers has been given a $157,000 grant to study whether cannabinoids can help treat brain cancer.

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Australian hemp food producer expecting 400 per cent growth in next 12 months – Cannabis News

An Australian producer of hemp foods is predicting a 400 per cent growth in the next year, even though it is still illegal to sell hemp products for human consumption here.

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An Italian steel town turns to hemp farming to clean up its act – Cannabis News

Can cannabis farming help clean up the land contaminated by Europe’s biggest steel plant?

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In Australia, epileptic children to get cannabis-based drug ahead of trials, NSW Premier says – Cannabis News

New South Wales children with the worst cases of drug-resistant epilepsy will be the first children in Australia given access to a cannabis-based treatment.

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How and why Italy's cannabis laws could soon change – Cannabis News

In July, Italy's parliament will begin debating historic changes to cannabis laws that could see the drug legalized.

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Cannabis trialled as melanoma treatment by Australia’s University of Canberra – Cannabis News

Researchers at the University of Canberra will collaborate with a pharmaceutical company to test the efficacy of medicinal cannabis in treating melanoma.

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