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Respecting science: Correcting cannabis nomenclature

General | Medical Cannabis

The cannabis industry was left unregulated for the best part of 50 years. A result of this has been the dissemination of incorrect cannabis terminology that, unfortunately, still plagues the industry today. Now that products are legally regulated for medicinal purposes and industry experts and professionals can share their knowledge without fear of arrest and imprisonment, the proper language for cannabis constituents is starting to reach the mainstream public. 

9 min read
04.08.2023
Greg de Hoedt

Respecting science: Correcting cannabis nomenclature

The cannabis industry was left unregulated for the best part of 50 years. A result of this has been the dissemination of incorrect cannabis terminology that, unfortunately, still plagues the industry today. Now that products are legally regulated for medicinal purposes and industry experts and professionals can share their knowledge without fear of arrest and imprisonment, the proper language for cannabis constituents is starting to reach the mainstream public. 

9 min read
04.08.2023
Greg de Hoedt

Itching for a new treatment? Cannabinoids show potential in psoriasis management

Psoriasis is a chronic, autoimmune skin condition that affects an estimated 2.1 million people in the UK, and August marks its month of awareness. This extremely prevalent dermatological issue is currently incurable, and subjects patients to uncomfortable red, itchy patches of skin that can crack and bleed, which can be very painful. 

7 min read
04.08.2023
Lucy MacKinnon

No grow for UK patients: Where in the world can patients grow their own?

Medical cannabis is an area of policy that almost 70 nations worldwide have taken steps to legalise and regulate. A result of this is a variation in law influenced by policymakers and local culture. How companies operate and dispense medicinal cannabis products and how patients are governed can look very different. 

17 min read
26.07.2023
Greg de Hoedt

Breaking barriers: Ukraine medical cannabis bill draft wins majority vote

Medical cannabis is very likely coming to Ukraine. The Ukrainian Parliament has voted to pass the first reading of the medical cannabis bill with a majority. Cannabis policy reform advocates welcomed the move worldwide and seems like an obvious step in the right direction to many following the global change on medical cannabis policy.

9 min read
25.07.2023
Greg de Hoedt

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