Portuguese doctors back marijuana medicine as bill enters parliament {$excerpt:n} Portugal’s influential Doctors’ Association called for the legalization of marijuana-based medicines on Thursday, the same day parliament started to debate a draft bill that goes even further in seeking to allow patients to grow pot at home. Although Portugal boasts one of the world’s…

Sunrise Genetics Partners With RPC, Begins Genetic Testing in Canada {$excerpt:n} Sunrise Genetics, Inc., the parent company of Marigene and Hempgene, announced their partnership with New Brunswick Research & Productivity Council (RPC) this week, according to a press release. The company has been working in the United States for a few years now doing…

Johann Hari: How Leaders Can Deal With Mental Health Issues {$excerpt:n} Hari is the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing the Scream. He was a columnist for the Independent in London for nine years and was twice named Newspaper Journalist of the Year by Amnesty International UK. He has written for the New…

VA’s new marijuana policy hailed as progress leaves many behind {$excerpt:n} The United States Federal government has a strict stance on marijuana. That being said, it’s no surprise that the Veteran’s Affairs department has adopted the same policy in the past. In fact, the VA used to completely dismiss medical marijuana, ignoring the fact…