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Whatto, thermidor<ks :) Welcome to more newsage from your favourite pincer patrol...

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Jamie Bonthron
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Whatto, thermidor<ks :) Welcome to more newsage from your favourite pincer patrol...

Whatto, thermidor<ks :) Welcome to more newsage from your favourite pincer patrol!

Nice to see UK medical cannabis getting some mainstream media attention (see first story below). Over the weekend, The Observer (UK) ran a piece looking at the state of play here in Blighty.

While it could well have gone further in its treatment of stigma, access, quality, and availability, it highlights how we as an industry need to educate the media as much as we do healthcare professionals, potential patients, and well, the general public.

But it’s a start… what do YOU think?

UK: In The Midst Of A 'Green Rush'?

Here’s the aforementioned Observer piece on UK cannabis. Penned by one Michael Segalov, the article which ran in the 11th Feb edition of the Observer magazine, claims that Britain’s currently experiencing a ‘cannabis revolution’. If only.

Like A Virgin

Cannabis Regulation 'Makes Sense' -- Richard Branson

Everyone’s favourite 73-year old Virgin, Richard Branson ,continues to make a stand on cannabis; and this past week released a blog article detailing why he feels it’s high time to change our collective stance.

What Banning Rec Looks Like

Thai Backtrack On Rec Use Now Official

The commentary, controversy, and speculation that Thailand’s government – led by Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin – would backtrack on recreational cannabis will soon be official. It was announced last week that a new version of the cannabis and hemp control bill would be coming soon, which would restrict sales and consumption to medical use only. Ho hum.

Nanna-bis

Still Smoking

1 in 8 Americans over 50 regularly use cannabis, a study shows. Not only that, but the middle-aged demographic also consumes more often now than before the pandemic.

Living The Dream...

It's A Dog's (High) Life

A new study out of Denmark reveals that some 38% of Danish dog owners are giving their pooches CBD to tackle a range of health concerns – which could pave the way for more clinical trials.


It Sure Is.

All You Need Is Love?

What with it being Valentine’s Day this week and all, here’s a saucy little piece from High Times positing that weed grown with love is superior to that which is cultivated without. Makes sense, right?

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