Category Archives: Ecuador

Patients Wait As Ecuador Gets Ready To Put Medical Marijuana Laws Into Effect

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Unrelenting pain in her hips and weeks of insomnia left Nelly Valbuena desperate for relief from her metastatic breast cancer. The university professor found freedom from her disease’s cruel side effects in an unexpected remedy: CBD, a compound extracted from the cannabis plant. Now Valbuena is pushing Ecuador’s government to put […]