The tumultuous Mexican Revolution catalyzed the emergence of marijuana smoking in early twentieth-century America as hundreds of thousands of migrants fled to the U.S. Southwest in search of safety and work.
Morocco, long the world’s largest illicit producer of cannabis, is finally getting a legalized commercial cannabis industry, thanks to a law introduced by the otherwise conservative government. The new law is designed to daylight traditional small cannabis growers in the marginalized Rif Mountains.
Last summer, Project CBD helped recruit subjects for a large-scale clinical study to assess the safety and efficacy of the daily use of cannabidiol. Good news: Contrary to FDA warnings, preliminary results of the ValidCare study show “no clinical evidence of liver disease in any of the participants.”