STJ orders health insurance to pay cannabidiol to patient with epilepsy

PRODUCTION – Manufacturing process: cannabidiol is used to treat a number of diseases – Adriano Vizoni/Folhapress/. The Third Panel of the Superior Court of Justice upheld a decision of the Court of Justice of the Federal District and Territories that condemned a health plan operator to supply the drug Purodiol 200mg CDB – whose base […]

Cannabis community will meet in SP this weekend

Audience at the 2020 edition of Cannabis Thinking Grupo Calone/Disclosure More than an event to discuss the future of treatments and business related to the plant, Cannabis Thinking can be considered today the main meeting point for doctors, patients, investors, businessmen, activists and professionals dedicated to the sector in Brazil. Next Saturday, the 23rd, this […]

Brazilian cannabis industry to launch a manual of conduct for the sector

cannabis marijuana Brand X Pictures/VIEW “The medical cannabis market is maturing in Brazil and our role is to contribute to this maturing”, says Tarso Araújo, president of the executive board of BRCANN (Brazilian Association of Cannabinoid Industry). Recently created, the entity has, so far, 18 companies (see list below) that intend to build an environment […]

Amazon Joins Lobby for Cannabis Legalization in the US

Amazon.com logo and stock price information are viewed on the screens of the Nasdaq Market Site in New York – 09/04/2018 / The campaign to legalize cannabis in the United States this week gained a strong ally: Amazon, the global e-commerce giant. The company announced that, in addition to changing its internal policies on the […]

Paraguay and Colombia intensify race for the international cannabis market

Loading of 20 tons of Paraguayan hemp seeds ready for export. Which country will be the biggest cannabis exporter in Latin America: Colombia or Paraguay? The dispute between the two neighbors gained new elements last week. While Paraguayans announced the first export to Europe of food based on hemp, a non-psychoactive species of the plant, […]

Clinic specializing in medical cannabis arrives in the Northeast

Self-styled “cannabic clinic”, Gravital, founded in Rio de Janeiro in 2019, will expand its presence in Brazil in the second half of 2021. After consolidating operations in the three states of the southern region, with units in Porto Alegre (RS), Itajaí ( SC) and Curitiba (PR), and in the two largest capitals in the Southeast […]

Company to donate 5 tons of medical cannabis to US research

Clever Leaves: free cannabis for researchers Clever Leaves/Publishing On the one hand, the excess of grass. On the other, the frequent complaint from the medical profession about the scarcity of scientific studies on medical cannabis. To bring these two extremes together, Clever Leaves Holdings Inc., a multinational operator and licensed manufacturer of cannabinoid pharmaceuticals, launched […]

HempMeds to provide medical cannabis to Brazilian fighters

Barcelos: medicinal cannabis to relieve pain and inflammation HempMeds/Courtesy After the world anti-doping agency announced the removal of cannabidiol from the list of banned substances last year, countless athletes, professionals and amateurs, have been advocating the use of medicinal cannabis in sport. According to experts, this cannabinoid may benefit sportsmen due to its anti-inflammatory and […]

Bill that authorizes medicinal cultivation of cannabis is approved by the Chamber

The project that authorizes the release of controlled cultivation in Brazil from cannabis sativa for medicinal and scientific purposes was approved this Tuesday, 8, by the Chamber of Deputies. The text was being processed by a special commission, formed to analyze Bill 399/15, in conclusive character. So, the text was exempted from going through the […]