Tag Archives: Cannabis

Could a cannabis substance replace opioid pain relievers?

Researchers have known about the pain relieving potential of cannabis for decades, but they have had to wait until now to determine how the plant creates such effective substances. Their findings may help provide a solution to the opioid crisis. Researchers have finally unlocked the secret behind the pain relieving properties of cannabis. People can… Read More »

Cannabis among top priorities for new Thai government

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Developing a medical cannabis industry is among top policy priorities for Thailand’s new government, according to a document released before the formal announcement. FILE PHOTO: Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha arrives for a photo session with the new government cabinet in Bangkok, Thailand July 16, 2019. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun/File Photo Prime Minister… Read More »

Medical cannabis is gaining momentum in Asia

Hemp plants are grown for medical research purposes in Chiang Mai province, Thailand. Taylor Weidman | Bloomberg | Getty Images With Thailand’s legalization of medical cannabis in February, some experts predict that other Southeast Asian countries may move to decriminalize the plant. If that happens, it could prove a significant opportunity for investors interested in… Read More »