Category: Wake & Bake Feature

Article: Hashish replaces poppy as Afghan farmers’ illegal crops

China’s Xinhua report that Afghan poppy farmers are moving out of poppy growing and into the hashish market. Farmer, Abdul Ahad told Xinhua “The price of 1 sir (7 kg) wheat is 150 afghanis (1.92 U.S. dollars), while 1 kg hashish costs 3,000 to 6,000 afghanis (38.34 to 76.68 dollars) depending on its quality,”

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Sorry What Did You Say ?

The need for research in this area has produced a wealth of new information. Currently, nearly 20,000 “cannabis” citations are listed in PubMed, with 6,800 published in the last five years. Hundreds of new cannabis projects are also listed on ResearchGate, ranging from Alzheimer’s disease to schizophrenia. Although cannabis is a hot topic, very few studies have investigated the effects of cannabinoids on hearing loss, hyperacusis, tinnitus, or balance disorders, despite the fact that the endocannabinoid system is a part of the central and peripheral nervous systems and directly influences the neurons down to the inner ear.

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