Dutchman René Barendse sues himself over 5 cannabis plants

On the 30th of November, René Barendse stood trial for a case against himself over 5 cannabis plants. This sounds odd for a couple of reasons. Firstly, isn’t cannabis legal in The Netherlands? And second, how and why would you sue yourself? Isn’t cannabis legal in the Netherlands? To begin with the situation in the […]

Outrage on UK’s Cannabis Bill

A new bill in the UK could give hope to millions of people suffering unnecessarily, allowing them to choose their medical path. But was sabotaged. Sabotaged MP’s took so long to discuss other private members’ bills, they ran short of time to address the medicinal cannabis reform bill he brought forward. Labour MP Paul Flynn […]

Homegrown Amendment Adopted in Dutch Cultivation Bill | Cannabis News Network

In a landmark decision, the lower House of the Dutch Parliament voted earlier this year on the 21st of February 2017, in favor of adding cannabis cultivation to it’s famous tolerance policy. A move that would decriminalize the supply aspect of the coffeeshops. But what the media and most people don’t seem to have picked up, is an amendment by […]

Another Dutch Health Insurance Company Excludes Medicinal Cannabis

Whereas the rest of the world is waking up to the idea of medicinal cannabis, medicinal cannabis patients in the Netherlands suffered another blow this week.  Based on a study from the United States, Health Insurance Company Zilveren Kruis Achmea will no longer reimburse medicinal cannabis, reports Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad. It involves approximately 700 patients […]

How is the world going to regulate medicinal cannabis? – Cannabis News Network

How is the world going to regulate medicinal cannabis? This episode of Cannabis News Network is taking a look at this question.

How should you use medicinal cannabis?

In this news episode, Cannabis News Network is exploring a new study that has been done in two different ways of using medicinal cannabis, in order to find out which one is preferred by patients.