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Cannabis valley in Kazakhstan to be destroyed with herbicides

Kazakhstan is considering ways to address the problem of cannabis growing in the Chu Valley.

Cannabis valley in Kazakhstan to be destroyed with herbicides
Uruguay limits legal pot purchases to 10 grams per week
Uruguay limits legal pot purchases to 10 grams per week

Uruguay on Friday took a major step in setting rules for the government-regulated sale of marijuana, a daring experiment supported by the country's iconoclastic president.

Uruguay limits legal pot purchases to 10 grams per week
Algeria seizes 8 tonnes of cannabis smuggled from Morocco
Algeria seizes 8 tonnes of cannabis smuggled from Morocco

Algerian security forces have seized more than eight tonnes of cannabis in the port city of Oran, smuggled from neighbouring Morocco, and arrested six traffickers, the police said.

Algeria seizes 8 tonnes of cannabis smuggled from Morocco
Scientists discover hormone that blocks marijuana buzz
Scientists discover hormone that blocks marijuana buzz

A naturally occurring hormone acts as spontaneous defense in the brain against the high caused by marijuana and could be useful in preventing addiction, researchers said Thursday.

Scientists discover hormone that blocks marijuana buzz
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'War' on illegal drugs is failing: study

The global war on heroin, cocaine and cannabis is failing to stem supply, as prices of these drugs have tumbled while seizures of them have risen.

'War' on illegal drugs is failing: study
Journal cautions on cannabis-based MS drug
Journal cautions on cannabis-based MS drug

There is no strong evidence for the efficacy of a cannabis-based drug used in Britain to treat muscle spasms in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.

Journal cautions on cannabis-based MS drug
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Cannabis-made army uniform suggested at ideas contest in Taraz

One of the participants of Atameken Startup Weekend business-projects contest suggested to use cannabis in making of uniforms for Kazakhstan army.

Cannabis-made army uniform suggested at ideas contest in Taraz
Israelis aim to 'fix world' with custom cannabis
Israelis aim to 'fix world' with custom cannabis

At the end of an unpaved road, in a quiet suburb of a sleepy town in northern Israel, horticultural revolutionaries are growing a strain of cannabis.

Israelis aim to 'fix world' with custom cannabis
Cannabis eases sclerosis stiffness - study
Cannabis eases sclerosis stiffness - study

Use of cannabis extract helps ease painful muscle stiffness among patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a large trial published on Tuesday in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.

Cannabis eases sclerosis stiffness - study
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Kazakhstan military forces blocked Chu valley

150 thousand hectares of wild cannabis are under close watch of law-enforcing authorities.

Kazakhstan military forces blocked Chu valley

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