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German Cannabis Social Clubs: What We Know So Far
Karl Lauterbach plant eine Legalisierung von Cannabis über zwei Säulen nach dem CARe Modell. Demnach wird der Privatanbau Zuhause sowie der gemeinschaftliche Anbau in Cannabis Social Clubs (CSCs) Teil der ersten Säule sein. Säule 2 sieht regionale Modellprojekte vor. Wie genau können wir uns Cannabis Social Clubs in Deutschland vorstellen?
Online cannabis prescription - Easy access for patients?
More and more frequently, we hear about providers who offer online cannabis prescriptions, accompany therapy, and aim to make patients lives easier. But what`s the truth behind it? Is an online cannabis prescription a genuine alternative?
Top cannabis events in Germany 2023: Explore the fascinating world of cannabis
The year 2023 promises a wealth of exciting cannabis events in Germany. From trade fairs and conferences to demonstrations and professional congresses, these events offer a variety of opportunities to stay informed about the latest developments in the cannabis industry, network with like-minded individuals, and engage in discussions. Below, we present the most interesting events.
A guide to cost coverage for medical cannabis in Germany
Die medizinische Verwendung von Cannabis hat in den letzten Jahren in Deutschland zunehmend an Bedeutung gewonnen. Für Patienten, die von bestimmten Erkrankungen wie chronischen Schmerzen, Multipler Sklerose oder Krebs betroffen sind, kann medizinisches Cannabis eine wirksame Alternative sein. Allerdings stellt sich vielen Patienten die Frage, wie sie eine Kostenübernahme für ihre Cannabis-Medikation erhalten können. Im folgenden Text soll ein umfassender Leitfaden präsentiert werden, der Dir dabei helfen soll, den Prozess der Kostenübernahme in Deutschland zu verstehen und zu navigieren.
The endocannabinoid system: cannabinoids and our body
The endocannabinoid system is a fascinating network within the human body that plays a crucial role in various physiological processes. It has been extensively studied in recent decades and has garnered the interest of the medical community due to its potential for treating various diseases. An important component of this system is the endocannabinoids - molecules produced naturally in our bodies that act similarly to the cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. In this article, we will take a detailed look at the endocannabinoid system and understand its significance in medical cannabis therapy.
Relieving migraine with cannabis: New hope for affected individuals?
According to the World Health Organisation, migraines are one of the most common neurological disorders worldwide, affecting over one billion people. In recent years, there has been increased research on the therapeutic possibilities of cannabis for treating migraines.
Cannabis terpenes in pain medicine
They are known for their unique aromas and may also have therapeutic effects. In the field of pain medicine, terpenes from cannabis, such as myrcene and limonene, have been studied for their potential to relieve pain, reduce inflammation and other therapeutic effects.
Why is cannabis currently a big topic?
Many countries and regions are currently discussing the legalization of cannabis for medical and /or recreational purposes. In Germany, the medical use of cannabis was already legalized in 2017. In the next step, the current government wants to legalize and decriminalize cannabis for recreational use. In April 2023, the German Federal Ministry of Health published key points for the regulation of the cannabis market, which would provide for regulated dispensing to adults and ensure the protection of minors.
Cannabis extracts and flowers in medicine
Cannabis flowers are the dried and crushed flowers of the female hemp plant, which contain a high concentration of active ingredients such as THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol). They can be taken orally, smoked or vaporized from them, further processed the flowers can be used in the form of oils, capsules or tinctures.
Is the use of cannabis beneficial for ADHD?
ADHD, short for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is a neurodevelopmental disorder that can cause various symptoms in affected individuals. For a long time, it was believed that ADHD only occurred in children, but this theory has been debunked, and it`s now clear that adults can also suffer from ADHD. While there are effective medications available to help ADHD patients manage the condition and its effects, these medications often come with severe side effects. So, is the use of medical cannabis for ADHD even possible and worthwhile?
LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition)
LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) is an international organization that advocates for an end to drug prohibition and for a reform of drug laws. LEAP Germany is a branch of the organization that focuses on German drug policy. The members of LEAP Germany are mainly former law enforcement officers, judges, prosecutors, and other individuals who have firsthand experience of the impacts of prohibition.
Draft law on legalisation still 2023
The German Federal Ministry of Health has recently published new guidelines for a possible legalization of cannabis in Germany. The legalization is intended to be rolled out in two stages. Based on the guidelines, the federal government is working on a draft law.
Youth protection through cannabis legalization
In the debate about the legalization of cannabis, aspects of youth protection also play an important role. How can we ensure that young people do not have access to cannabis and how can regulation of the market contribute to this? Worldwide, there are various studies and experiences that indicate that legalization of cannabis in conjunction with youth protection measures can have positive effects.
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It is important to us that we can offer you well-researched and informative content. Please note, however, that this is merely a transfer of information and not a concrete recommendation for action. In addition, our articles do not replace a visit to the doctor. You should discuss possible interactions with other medications with your doctor before taking them. Because the cannabinoid tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is subject to the Narcotics Act (BtMG) in Germany.