Health and Wellness

Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club official: Cannabis Act legislative review may threaten medical marijuana program

Hollie FergusonNovember 17, 2022

A legislative review of Canada’s Cannabis Act includes a question that could threaten the medical cannabis program, according to an…

Colorado voters decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms

Associated PressNovember 11, 2022

Colorado voters have passed a ballot initiative to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms for people 21 and older and to create state-regulated…

Chicago pastry chef + chemist a combined force in cannabis edibles market

mcclatchyNovember 6, 2022

By Deanese Williams-Harris, Chicago Tribune Award-winning Chicago pastry chef Mindy Segal can be viewed as a modern-day David, using a…

Some teens turn to cannabis to ease their mental pain. But is there a better way?

The Canadian PressNovember 6, 2022

By Nairah Ahmed, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Canada’s National Observer New statistics on medical cannabis use raise questions about what…

Mental health clinic gets results with ketamine

The Canadian PressOctober 23, 2022

By Sandi Krasowski, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Chronicle-Journal When local family physician Mario Nucci shifted his focus to mental…

Safe supply issues, solutions discussed at Nelson event

Tyler HarperOctober 22, 2022

The head of a group advocating for solutions to the toxic drug crisis says Nelson has local expertise that needs…

Researchers warn of mental health risks of high-potency cannabis

mcclatchyOctober 9, 2022

By Hannah Furfaro, The Seattle Times Researcher Beatriz Carlini clicks through a few local cannabis retailers’ websites before finding what…

Clinic kicks off first U.S. study of LSD, once a ‘public enemy,’ to treat anxiety

mcclatchyOctober 7, 2022

By Natalia Galicza, Miami Herald The gurus of the psychedelic era of American pop culture extolled the experience of the…

Ottawa has lost control of $150M program reimbursing veterans’ cannabis: audit

The Canadian PressSeptember 14, 2022

An internal audit by Veterans Affairs Canada suggests Ottawa has all but lost control as it shells out hundreds of…

Researchers urge more limits on edibles after finding jump in kid cannabis poisonings

The Canadian PressAugust 28, 2022

Canadian researchers alarmed by a rise in the number of kids hospitalized for accidental cannabis poisonings are calling for restrictions…

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