“There is prejudice from doctors and patients”, says founder of Dr. cannabis

Recently, Anvisa approved the import of three new products based on cannabis. Is it an indication that there is a release in the country for this type of drug?Now we have more than ten products in this condition, but the price of imported medicines is still very high and our fight is for the release […]

Which presidential candidates avoid the issue of legalizing medical marijuana

Since 2015, Bill 399, which seeks to legalize the cultivation of cannabis in Brazil for medicinal purposes, has been pending in the Chamber of Deputies. Although the use finds scientific support, counts on the support of a considerable part of the population and there are positive references in other countries, the matter remains shelved. The […]

Medical cannabis NGO creates perks club

Santa Cannabis/Disclosure The Santa Cannabis patients’ association decided to use crowdfunding to continue providing free care to patients who cannot pay for treatments with the herb’s derivatives. The NGO, which is based in the capital of Santa Catarina, has just created the Apoiador Anjo project, which offers prizes and discounts on products related to the […]

Reddit’s new wave of guerrilla investors

. Thinkstock/SEE/SEE After bankrupting funds after short-squeezing GameStop and AMC stocks, Reddit’s guerrilla investors now have a new focus. Cannabis companies stocks. Tilray, Aphria, Cronos, Canopy Growth and Sundial these are some of the companies that have already experienced solid gains in recent days, gives the tip Edward Moya, from consultancy Oanda. + Follow Economic […]

The neighbor’s cannabis is always greener

After Anvisa began to pursue importers and Abrace was almost forced to suspend its activities, it became even clearer that building a healthy market for cannabis in Brazil will not be a simple task. While the country gets lost in regulatory nitpicking that harm thousands of patients and hinder promising initiatives, many Brazilians decided to […]

“Our goal is to sell cheap medicines”, says the CEO of Clever Leaves

– Clever Leaves/Disclosure “The pharmaceutical industry does not plant its inputs”. Based on this premise, American Kyle Detwiler, CEO of Clever Leaves, presents himself as the preferred farmer to supply inputs extracted from cannabis. “We have worked for over four years and have invested a quarter of a billion dollars to achieve this standard of […]

Bolsonaro attacks medicinal use of cannabis: ‘Marijuana can, not chloroquine’

THE president Jair Bolsonaro In a conversation with supporters in front of Palácio da Alvorada this Monday, 17th, he joked the discussion in the Chamber of Bill 399/2015, which regulates the sale of medicines with extracts or parts of the marijuana plant for medicinal use. He compared the drugs with cannabis sativa in the formulation […]

In audio, Jefferson says he broke up with his daughter in defense of cannabis

Former deputy Cristiane Brasil (PTB-RJ) with her father, Roberto Jefferson Antonio Augusto/Chamber of Representatives Roberto Jefferson broke up with his daughter Cristiane Brasil over her defense of the medicinal use of cannabis: “My daughter is far from me. Even my religion denied it. Relative is like a tooth, bites on people’s tongue”. In an audio […]

Bill will have little impact on the reality of cannabis in Brazil

Authorization for cannabis cultivation in Brazil has low potential to influence prices SBEC Archive/Divulgação Finally, the special committee of the Chamber of Deputies approved PL 399, which advances the regulation of medical cannabis in Brazil. In practice, the main change was the authorization for the cultivation of the herb in national territory, under numerous conditions […]

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 […]