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Pierluisi firma proyecto que favorece a pacientes de cannabis en probatoria

Esta ley entrará en vigor de inmediato y será aplicable retroactivamente a todos los procesos penales donde se haya comenzado algún proceso de revocación de probatoria. San Juan (9 de junio de 2021) – El gobernador Pedro Pierluisi convirtió hoy en ley el Proyecto de la Cámara 525 que prohibe considerar el uso del cannabis como una violación a las condiciones de libertad a prueba o para conceder los beneficios de una probatoria. “La detección o presencia del cannabis en el cuerpo...

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La descontaminación del cannabis es importante

Lo que necesita saber para fumar con confianza. La mayoría de los fumadores de cannabis asumen legítimamente que la flor que compran en los dispensarios es segura y está libre de patógenos dañinos. Si bien eso puede ser cierto en muchos casos, no siempre es así. Nuevos estudios e incidentes regulados de ‘compradores secretos’ están demostrando que el problema puede estar más extendido de lo que se esperaba originalmente. De hecho, los lotes previamente “aprobados” de flores disponibles para el...

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Radican proyecto para prohibir discrimen en empleo contra pacientes de cannabis medicinal

La medida, de convertirse en ley, protegería al paciente desde el proceso de reclutamiento y contratación El representante Jesús Manuel Ortiz radicó esta semana el Proyecto de la Cámara 152, que prohibirá a los patronos discriminar contra empleados que sean pacientes registrados y autorizados para utilizar cannabis medicinal. “Tanto en Puerto Rico como en Estados Unidos, existen leyes estatales que permiten la utilización de cannabis medicinal a pacientes autorizados y debidamente certificados por el Estado. Sin embargo, no en todas las jurisdicciones...

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Marijuana Is Replacing Alcohol For Nearly Half Of Cannabis Consumers During The Pandemic

Almost half of cannabis consumers age 21 and up have replaced or reduced their alcohol consumption with marijuana since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the results of a Harris Poll released this month. The poll also found that one-third of those who use cannabis recreationally prefer cannabis to drinking alcohol. To conduct the poll, nearly 2,000 adults age 21 and up were surveyed about their consumption habits since the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak earlier this year....

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One preliminary study suggests CBD may help to fight Covid-19

Further studies will be required to verify the research and facilitate the creation of CBD-centric solutions suitable for Covid-19 patients. Lockdown restrictions may be easing worldwide, but COVID-19 remains a real threat. A vaccine is still months away, but research shows that help may come from an unexpected source: cannabidiol, also known as “CBD.” Following a study conducted at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada, researchers believe that strong cannabis strains could prove valuable in preventing or treating coronavirus infections. They have...

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Researchers look into cannabis as a potential COVID-19 treatment

As new daily coronavirus infections continue to break records in the U.S., researchers are considering whether the cannabis plant has the potential to be used in the treatment of COVID-19. Experts from the University of Nebraska and the Texas Biomedical Research Institute are recommending that scientists study the anti-inflammatory properties in CBD as a potential treatment for lung inflammation caused by the coronavirus. There is no scientific evidence that cannabis or its compounds can help with COVID-19 specifically, but in a peer-reviewed...

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You Know What Else Has Sold Well During the Pandemic? Weed Edibles

Pandemic anxiety and mounting concerns about vaping have helped shift sales of cannabis products. Ben Emerson had never tried cannabis edibles before his birthday in April. He was raised in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, which he left five years ago, and marijuana was “this thing that I had never really even thought that I was allowed to do,” he said. “And then I’m like, ‘Wait, I can actually make up my own mind about this.’” For his first foray, Mr. Emerson, 38, chose...

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Researchers Are Looking At Cannabis As A Potential Way To Prevent COVID-19

Two Canadian researchers think that a special strain of cannabis might potentially be a valuable tool in the fight against COVID-19. The researchers, Olga and Igor Kovalchuck have reportedly been developing and testing a novel cannabis strain for years, except with the goal of creating a strain that helps to combat cancer and inflammation. When the pandemic hit, the duo started to focus their efforts on how the strain might be used to help fight COVID-19. The duo’s work was published in...

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UNM Study: Cannabis Is Effective In Treating Depression, Improving Mental Health

According to a research study published by the University Of New Mexico and Releaf App in the Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, cannabis flower may be effective in providing immediate relief for the symptoms of depression – a condition affecting roughly 1 in 5 adults in the U.S., and often leading to other ailments like cancer, substance use disorders, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, dementia, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and chronic pain. “The findings suggest that, at least in the short term, the...

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Cannabis May Reduce Deadly COVID-19 Lung Inflammation: Researchers Explain Why

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, researchers have started to look for solutions in an unlikely place – the cannabis plant. Cannabis’ active compounds have a number of properties that make it appealing as a potential adjunct treatment for infections from the novel coronavirus, and recently scientists have begun looking at its potential for reducing susceptibility to the disease, and even discussed whether it could be used as an antiviral medication. This month, researchers from the University of Nebraska and the...

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