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Cannabis use by senior citizens

More and more senior citizens report using cannabis. Medical reasons are often in the foreground. While about 2.4% of seniors...
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CBD during the vacations. What is allowed?

What products can I take with me on vacation abroad? Anyone who uses CBD products in everyday life will sooner...
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Update on the pilot tests

This summer, the topic of cannabis was regularly taken up by the media. The focus was on the so-called pilot...
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Denatured hemp oils – What’s next?

The impending introduction of mandatory denaturation for hemp oils poses major problems for the cannabis industry. In the last post...
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Denatured hemp oils: traders under pressure

Hemp oils with CBD are an important mainstay for Herba di Berna AG as well as for many other CBD...
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CBG: The “Mother of Cannabinoids

While most people have at least heard of CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), CBG is a largely unknown active ingredient...
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Living soil for our hemp plants

"All of our plants grow in organic soil. For us the only way to grow plants." - with these words...
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CBD and Long Covid

More than two years into the pandemic, it is becoming increasingly apparent how dramatic the impact of "Long Covid" will...
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Consumer Protection Politics

Comment on VKCS article “Health risk in many foods containing CBD”.

At the beginning of February, the Association of Cantonal Chemists of Switzerland (VKCS) went public with a media release on...
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High purity CBD effective against COVID-19?

In January, researchers at the University of Chicago published a study that showed potential efficacy of CBD against the replication...
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CBD for dogs

CBD products are becoming increasingly popular. Dogs and cats are fed with hemp extracts worldwide. Many owners enjoy the positive...
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Dosage calculator for CBD oils

The correct dosage of CBD oil is quite an elaborate thing. Finding the right dosage for your own use is...
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CBD Vaporizing instead of smoking

CBD oils have been a recent topic on this blog. Another intake option that we would definitely like to mention...
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Proper dosage of CBD oils

To achieve the desired effect when using CBD oils, they must be dosed differently from person to person. All react...
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Consumer Protection Engagement Herba di Berna

Legalize It!” association: legal advice for consumers

The association "Legalize It!" has been campaigning for the legalization of THC for about 30 years. In order to achieve...
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CBD consumption habits study

A new study on CBD consumption habits in Switzerland was published at the beginning of September. The aim of the...
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Consumer Protection Politics

Change in the law with regard to cannabis medicines

After the Council of States unanimously approved a bill to amend the Narcotics Act (BetmG) with regard to cannabis medicines...
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Consumer Protection Politics

Finally: Cannabis is a cure without ifs and buts

No more exemption permits needed for prescribing cannabis by physicians. The National Council has facilitated the medical use of hemp...
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