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Displaying results 1-17 of 17 matches for query medical marijuana.

1. US considers downgrading marijuana

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-considers-downgrading-marijuana

In a historic shift in American drug policy, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is poised to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug, moving it from Schedule 1 to Schedule 3, alongside substances like ketamine and certain anabolic steroids,...

2. Germany legalizes limited cannabis use, joining global trend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-legalizes-limited-cannabis-use-joining-global-trend

Germany passed a law on Friday legalizing the cultivation and possession of limited amounts of cannabis, joining a small group of countries and jurisdictions that have taken similar steps....

3. More seniors turning to marijuana to ease ailments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-seniors-turning-to-marijuana-to-ease-ailments

As marijuana gains acceptance and legalization across the United States, a growing number of seniors, including Vietnam veteran Bill Martin, are turning to cannabis to address health issues....

4. California: Dismantling women's rights in the name of progressivism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/california-dismantling-women-s-rights-in-the-name-of-progressivism

Are there still women in California? They seem to have ceased to exist – at least as far as the state’s laws are concerned....

5. Cannabis sentence overturned for research purposes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cannabis-sentence-overturned-for-‘research-purposes

A man in Cyprus who was jailed on a cannabis conviction is to be set free on a suspended sentence after his lawyer argued before the Supreme Court that a lower court completely discounted her client being into narcotics research and not illegal drug trade...

6. Malta legalizes recreational marijuana

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/malta-legalizes-recreational-marijuana

Malta became the first European country to allow limited cultivation and possession of cannabis for personal use, following a vote in parliament on Tuesday...

7. Cops bust marijuana grow in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-bust-marijuana-grow-in-limassol

Three persons in Limassol have been arrested following a raid at an abandoned shop where drug squad officers uncovered an elaborate grow operation of illegal marijuana...

8. Medical cannabis law back to the drawing board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cannabis-law-back-to-the-drawing-board

The period for public discussion on a state-sponsored medical cannabis amendment has expired, with the House getting ready for a new debate on which doctors and how much they could prescribe to their patients...

9. Officials spot loopholes in medical cannabis law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-spot-loopholes-in-medical-cannabis-law

A number of provisions in the medical marijuana legislation were taken out prior to a vote, prompting officials to call for amendments to block doctors from prescribing cannabis without any limits...

10. Couple ‘engaged’ in weed-growing arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/couple-‘engaged-in-weed-growing-arrested

Paphos police arrested a German couple on drug related charges, after they found a number of cannabis plants on their balcony...

11. Coca Cola heir Alki David arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coca-cola-heir-alki-david-arrested

12. Patient group hails medical cannabis law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/patient-group-hails-medical-cannabis-law

A patient advocate group has given its seal of approval to the new legislation on medical cannabis, which regulates a number of issues including the use of medicinal marijuana...

13. Cyprus legalizes medical cannabis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-legalizes-medical-cannabis

14. School canteen drug allegations fire up debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-canteen-drug-allegations-fire-up-debate

Cyprus police are hitting back at allegations that a school canteen in Limassol was selling drugs, landing the source of the claims in the hot seat...

15. Couple arrested for running cannabis side business

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/couple-arrested-for-running-cannabis-side-business

A Paralimni couple in their early 60’s is under arrest for possession of 2.5 kilos of cannabis and other drugs as well as selling medicines without a licence...

16. MPs halt medical cannabis bill due to recent crimes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-halts-medical-cannabis-bill-due-to-recent-crimes

Members of the House are turning against a medical marijuana bill, citing recent horrific crimes on the island and fears they may be linked to the use of cannabis. But studies suggest that decriminalisation has actually helped violent crime rates drop considerably....

17. Facebook reveals secrets on how it polices the service

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/facebook-reveals-secrets-on-how-it-polices-the-service

Facebook has faced fierce criticism from governments and rights groups in many countries for failing to do enough to stem hate speech...

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