Monday, June 18, 2018

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Charlotte Caldwell, and her son Billy, stand outside the Home Office during a break in a meeting with officials to discuss how Billy can have his severe epilepsy treated with cannabis oil, which is a banned substance in Britain, in London

UK Authorities Release Confiscated Cannabis after Boy Hospitalized

By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) Britain's interior minister used an exceptional power on Saturday to release medicinal cannabis oil that had been confiscated from an epileptic...
Teens' lack of sleep tied to high blood pressure, more body fat

Teens’ Lack of Sleep Tied to High Blood Pressure, More Body...

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Adolescents who don't get enough sleep may be more likely to develop risk factors for heart disease like high blood...
A flowering marijuana plant is pictured at the Canopy Growth Corporation facility in Smiths Falls

Portugal’s Parliament Legalizes Cannabis-Based Medicines

LISBON (Reuters) Portugal's parliament overwhelmingly approved a bill on Friday to legalize marijuana-based medicines, after rejecting earlier proposals to allow patients to grow the...
Nurse gives a red ribbon to a woman to mark World Aids Day at the entrance of Emilio Ribas Hospital, in Sao Paulo

Hong Kong Scientists Say New Research Points to Universal Antibody Drug...

HONG KONG (Reuters) A team of AIDS researchers in Hong Kong says its new research, tested on mice, indicates a functional cure for HIV, the...
Kellogg issues massive Honey Smacks cereal recall over Salmonella risk

Kellogg Issues Massive Honey Smacks Cereal Recall over Salmonella Risk

By Tamara Mathias and Uday Sampath Kumar (Reuters) Kellogg Co said on Thursday it is recalling an estimated 1.3 million cases of its Honey Smacks...
Demonstrators attend a protest in favour of legalising abortion outside the Congress while lawmakers debate an abortion bill in Buenos Aires

Argentina Lower House Passes Legal Abortion Bill in Tight Vote

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) The lower house of Argentina's Congress on Thursday narrowly passed a bill to legalize abortion through 14 weeks of pregnancy after...
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