The medical use of cannabis is illegal in most countries of Central-Eastern Europe – but this situation may change soon. This week we present you two videos, produced by activists who are members of our international video advocacy network, highlighting the stories of people who allievate pain or mitigate the symptomps of diseases with the help of cannabis.
A struggle for making medical cannabis legal in Poland: an article by Iga Jeziorska on our new video produced by Paweł Libera and the Polish Drug Policy Network
Cannabis Reformers in the Serbian Parliament Medical cannabis activists formed an alliance with a political party, in order to contest the parliamentary elections in Serbia. Read Irena Molnar’s report from Belgrade, and watch the video!
This month, we are going to talk about the world’s most used and abused drug, alcohol. Alcohol is so much a part of life in the Western world, that people often do not even notice that it is a drug. Given that alcohol is one of the most abused drugs in the world, it is of great importance to understand how it affects the brain. In this Dose of Science we are taking a look at alcohol’s effect on monkey brains.