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Canadian Researchers Complete Mapping Cannabis Genome

One of the great mysteries surrounding cannabis has been solved. A team of scientists from the University of Toronto (U of T) has discovered how hemp & cannabis evolved from a single species—Cannabis Sativa.

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Woman becomes first UK patient to get cannabis prescription

Carly Barton, from Brighton, who suffers constant pain from fibromyalgia following a stroke in her 20s, was given a prescription by a private doctor who specialises in pain management.

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European Parliament Working to Make Medical Marijuana Available on the Continent

The move has wide-ranging implications because it recognizes the conflict between law and medicine. The proposal cites marijuana’s known medicinal properties and how existing EU prohibitions on cannabis prevent the scientific community from implementing research and treatment, particularly in a widely fractured legal regulatory environment.

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