Posts tagged May 2016
Global Cannabis News

Japan last year grew a grand total of five hectares of hemp. But that output belies the growing enthusiasm for the crop, which has a long history all across Asia, including the Land of the Rising Sun. And now those boosting Japanese hemp have enlisted a powerful ally, First Lady Akie Abe, will headline the first-ever Kyoto Hemp Forum.

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Study Proves Marijuana Saves Lives

According to the study, between 1999 and 2010, within the 13 states that legalized marijuana, there was a 25% reduction in opiate painkiller overdose deaths. Study co-author Colleen Barry said that this same trend occurred. Marijuana saves lives  in every state to legalize the plant since. A new survey conducted by the Center for Addictions Research of BC helps explain why Big Pharma is so afraid of cannabis.

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