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Medical Marijuana Can Contribute to Economy, Gov’t Projects — Robin Padilla

MANILA, Philippines — Medical marijuana can contribute to the country’s economy and government projects as it can generate taxes, Senator Robin Padilla said on Monday. Padilla noted that the country would need a P5.268-trillion budget next year. Hence, proposing to refer his speech to the Senate Committee on Ways and Means to deliberate on medical marijuana’s economic viability, feasibility, and benefits. “Kailangan

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Announcement: August 12-Discussion On Cannabis Issues In the Philippines

Issues: Why was the Medical Cannabis Party not on the ballot in the last election? What happened and what do we do now? Let’s directly talk with the brave people behind the MedCann Party. Bakit nga ba wala sa balota ang Medical Cannabis Party noong nakaraang eleksyon? Anyare ba talaga? At anuna ngayon ang gagawin natin? Tara kwentuhan tayo at rektahan, kasama

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Courtesy Meeting/Call with Senator Robinhood Padilla regarding Senate Bill 230, also known as Medical Cannabis Compassionate Act.

Courtesy Meeting/Call with Senator Robinhood Padilla regarding Senate Bill 230, also known as Medical Cannabis Compassionate Act. Attended by the following representatives from different organizations: Dr. Donnabel T. Cunanan Spokesperson, PCCS Dr. Gem Marq Mutia Founder, Philippine Society of Cannabinoid Medicine Mr. Chuck Manansala President, Masikhay Research Thank you so much to Senator Robinhood Padilla & his Legis Team for

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Robinhood Bill on Medical Cannabis

PRESS RELEASE! Robinhood bill on medical cannabis, welcome but worrisome – Advocates The Medical Cannabis Party (MedCann Party) welcomes the medical cannabis bill filed by Senator Robinhood Padilla, but seeks discussion over the bill’s penal provisions. “The bill is historic as it is the first ever bill filed in the Senate with regards to the use of cannabis for medical

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Medical Marijuana To Be in Capsule, Oil Form under Senate Bill

By Wilnard Bacelonia July 22, 2022, 7:24 pm MANILA – Senate Bill 230 that seeks to legalize the medical use of marijuana will not promote the use of raw cannabis but it will be in capsule and oil form for use in debilitating medical conditions of qualified patients. Bill author Senator Robinhood Padilla is pushing for the legalization of medical marijuana as

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Padilla files bill pushing for legalization of medical marijuana

July 22, 2022 | 2:52pm In this file photo taken on June 14, 2018 flowers containing CBD (Cannabidiol) but no THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) are pictured in a shop in Paris. AFP / Geoffroy Van der Hasselt MANILA, Philippines — A lawmaker has filed a measure pushing for the legalization of medical marijuana in the Philippines as a “compassionate alternative means of medical

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Kawaii Influence On Other Cultures

In recent years, Kawaii products have gained popularity beyond the borders of Japan in other East and Southeast Asian countries, and are additionally becoming more popular in the US among anime and manga fans as well as others influenced by Japanese culture. Cute merchandise and products are especially popular in other parts of East Asia, such as mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and South Korea, as well as Southeast Asian countries including the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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KAWAII Aesthetics

Soichi Masubuchi (増淵宗一, Masubuchi Sōichi), in his work Kawaii Syndrome, claims “cute” and “neat” have taken precedence over the former Japanese aesthetics of “beautiful” and “refined”. As a cultural phenomenon, cuteness is increasingly accepted in Japan as a part of Japanese culture and national identity. Tomoyuki Sugiyama (杉山奉文, Sugiyama Tomoyuki), author of Cool Japan, believes that “cuteness” is rooted in Japan’s harmony-loving culture, and Nobuyoshi Kurita (栗田経惟, Kurita Nobuyoshi), a sociology professor at Musashi

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Kawaii Culture of Japan

Kawaii is the culture of cuteness in Japan. It can refer to items, humans and non-humans that are charming, vulnerable, shy, and childlike. Examples include cute handwriting, certain genres of manga, and characters including Hello Kitty and Pikachu. The cuteness culture, or kawaii aesthetic, has become a prominent aspect of Japanese popular culture, entertainment, clothing, food, toys, personal appearance, and mannerisms. Etymology The word kawaii originally derives from the phrase  kao hayushi, which literally

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