Implications of cannabis legalization on substance-related benefits and harms for people who use opioids: a Canadian perspective - Bahji A, Socias ME, Bach P, Milloy MJ.
In 2018, Canada enacted the Cannabis Act, becoming only the second country (after Uruguay) to legalize the recreational consumption of cannabis. Although there is ongoing global disagreement on the risk-benefit profile of cannabis with increasing legalizat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The LGBTIQ+ Community Still Oppressed in Venezuela
LGBTIQ+ activists in Caracas protest outside the National Electoral Council, in charge of the civil registry, demanding enforcement of the legal statute that authorizes a change of name for trans, intersex or non-binary people. The agency has delayed compliance with the law for years. CREDIT: Observatory of ViolenceBy Humberto MárquezCARACAS, Mar 30 2023 (IPS) The vulnerability and struggles of the LGBTIQ+ community in Venezuela were once again highlighted when the Supreme Court finally annulled the military code statute that punished, with one to three years in prison, members of the military who committed ” acts a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 30, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Humberto Marquez Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Latin America & the Caribbean LGBTQ Regional Categories Free LGBT Venezuela Source Type: news

Cabify, the Madrid-based Uber rival, says it ’s raised $110M in new funding
It’s 2023, and we’re years past the peak of monster fundraising for on-demand transportation and delivery startups locked in highly competitive races with each other to dominate urban consumer mobility. But with many of the biggest and most tenacious players still in the market, those rounds have…#cabify #spain #latinamerica #barcelona #argentina #chile #colombia #mexico #peru #uruguay (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beatriz v. El Salvador Case Could Set Precedent on Abortion in Latin America
On Mar. 22, 2023, dozens of people watched a live broadcast from San José, Costa Rica, on a large screen at the University of El Salvador, in San Salvador, of the open hearing of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, listening to the testimony of witnesses in the Beatriz v. El Salvador case. The screenshot shows Beatriz's mother giving her testimony. CREDIT: Edgardo Ayala/IPSBy Edgardo AyalaSAN SALVADOR , Mar 24 2023 (IPS) An open hearing in the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in the Beatriz v. El Salvador case is raising hopes that this country and other Latin American nations might overturn or at least mitigate...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 24, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Edgardo Ayala Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Crime & Justice Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Gender Headlines Health Human Rights Latin America & the Caribbean Regional Categories Women's Health Abortion El Salvador Inter-America Source Type: news

Africa: Five Cities Recognized for Public Health Achievements At Partnership for Healthy Cities Summit
[WHO] Partnership for Healthy Cities award recipients include Montevideo, Uruguay for food policy; Mexico City, Mexico for road safety; Vancouver, Canada for surveillance; Athens, Greece for overdose prevention, and Bengaluru, India for tobacco control (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 17, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Disney ’s Star Distribution Nabs Latin American Rights to Pablo Solarz’s Malaga Contender ‘I Woke Up with a Dream’ (EXCLUSIVE)
The Walt Disney Co.’s Star Distribution has taken Latin American distribution rights to Argentine writer-director Pablo Solarz’s coming-of-age film “Desperté con un sueño” (“I Woke Up with a Dream”) An Argentina-Uruguay co-production, teaming Buenos Aires-based Pampa Films and Aramos Cine with…#waltdisneycos #latinamerican #argentine #solarz #desperté #iwokeup #dream #buenosaires #pampafilms #aramoscine (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 15, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Argentina targets $500m in cannabis sales and 10,000 jobs as it eyes up export market
Argentina's government says it is hoping to achieve $500m (£422m) in domestic cannabis sales and $50m in exports by 2025. Recreational use is still banned but people can grow their own plants for medicinal use and authorities now want to allow more private firms to produce the drug. "The industry…#argentina #gabrielgimenez #pampahemp #buenosaires #santafe #uruguay #paraguay #latinamerica (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Great Escapes: Montevideo Showcases Uruguay ’s Unique Appeal
Great Escapes: Montevideo Showcases Uruguay’s Unique Appeal (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 10, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Manchester City Plans For Etihad Stadium Expansion Include A Workforce Of The Future
Manchester City Football Club manager Pep Guardiola has an idea about who might succeed him in the boss's seat sometime down the line . He believes Vincent Kompany, the former City defender and current manager at Burnley, is destined for the position. Whether it is Kompany or someone else at the…#guardiola #vincentkompany #burnley #kompany #etihadstadium #citysquare #cityfootballgroup #yokohamafmarinos #montevideocitytorque #uruguay (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 10, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FC Barcelona Line Up Uruguayan Wonderkid As Busquets Pivot Replacement And Reportedly Know Asking Price
FC Barcelona are reportedly lining up Uruguayan wonderkid Fabricio Diaz as a potential heir to pivot Sergio Busquets and already know his club's asking price. Diaz has recently impressed at the South American U20 Championships for his country, where he helped them finished runners-up to a Brazil…#barcelona #uruguayan #fabriciodiaz #sergiobusquets #brazil #barca #athleticoparanaense #curitiba #roque #catalan (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rafael Vi ñoly, Global Architect of Landmark Buildings, Dies at 78
The architect Rafael Viñoly on the roof of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, where he oversaw an expansion, in 2008. Uruguayan-born and New York-based, he was responsible for major commercial and cultural buildings in nearly a dozen countries. Rafael Viñoly, a Uruguayan-born architect whose New…#rafaelviñoly #uruguayan #manhattan #roman #parkavenue #cordonbleutrained #watermill #ny #easternlongisland #times (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uruguay ’s Lacalle Pou Seeks $150 Million in Tax Cuts
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Source: Reuters: Health - March 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Premier League's Most/Least Clinical Finishers
Erling Haaland is certainly living up to the lofty expectations set for the new Manchester City forward in his first Premier League season. With 26 goals in just 24 games, the 22-year-old Norwegian international seems unstoppable. When looking at the xG metric, or 'expected goals', however, we can…#haaland #manchestercity #norwegian #xgmetric #postworldcup #manchesterunited #marcusrashford #liverpool #darwinnúñez #uruguayan (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 23, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These 2 cruises are some of the cheapest sailing in 2023 at only $27 a day
The pool deck on the MSC Musica. MSC Cruises Two 20-night MSC cruises will sail for $27.45 a day in 2023, making them some of the cheapest cruise vacations. Transatlantic cruises are often significantly cheaper and longer than "traditional" cruises. See what it'll be like aboard the old ships…#mscmusica #msccruises #msc #transatlantic #genoa #montevideo #uruguay #italian #spain #portugal (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The State Of Global Democracy, US Is'Flawed '
The State Of Global Democracy, US Is 'Flawed' The Economist Democracy Index rates countries on the state of their governing system each year. In the latest published edition, corresponding to the year 2022, only 24 countries in the world have been rated as 'full democracies', representing 8% of…#economist #scandinavian #westerneuropean #newzealand #mauritius #taiwan #latinamerican #uruguay #costarica #chile (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news