LAU Wants to Establish The Medicinal Cannabis Research Center

Should we legalize cannabis in Lebanon? What's the potential medical value of Lebanon-grown cannabis? The use of weed in the medical field has been legalized in several countries worldwide and there are "currently 10 academic research centers studying medical cannabis in the world: six in the US, and the others in Canada, the UK and Australia", and LAU is planning to establish the first ever medicinal cannabis research center in the region. The initiative was…

Why Everything is Wrong About The Latest Naturalization Decree

Every time a naturalization decree was signed, it caused controversy in the first few days but then people forgot about it and I don't expect a different reaction this time UNLESS those opposing the decree are able to challenge it in front of the Constitutional Council. The decree gives citizenship to over 350 people, mostly Syrian, Palestinian, Iraqi, Jordanian, Yemeni, Tunisian, Egyptian, Saudi, German, French, British, Iranian, Chilean, American and Indian, as well as a…
Automotive

I Spent Over 17 Hours In Traffic This Week!

1 month ago
It’s been three months since works started at the Jal el Dib bridge and traffic is getting worse by the day. In the last two weeks, they started closing additional sections on the highway and ...
Automotive

Don’t Blame Rising Gas Prices on the Government

1 month ago
It’s easy to blame the authorities here for everything and we’re usually right most of the time, but believe it or not, the rise in local oil prices is not something the government can control. ...
Critiques

Check out The Latest Ramadan Drama Courtesy of Sayfco

1 month ago
Four years ago, it was hard to imagine that Sayfco, a company that had projects worth 2 billion dollars and was running its business solely on Facebook with almost 4 million likes and spending millions ...
Critiques

One Million Fewer Smokers in France Since Last Year

1 month ago
I was reading yesterday on how the anti-smoking measures introduced in France have caused a sharp fall in the number of people smoking daily, with ONE MILLION fewer lighting up from 2016-2017! The measures taken ...
Critiques

Man Shot Dead After Speeding Past an ISF Checkpoint in Tripoli

1 month ago
I have no idea if the recent tensions in Tripoli led the ISF to fire at the driver instead of the car, but killing a man for failing to stop at a checkpoint is quite ...
Art

iTunes ME To Put Back Al-Rahel Al-Kabir Censored Songs

1 month ago
A couple of weeks ago, five songs of the Lebanese band Al Rahel Al Kabir (The Great Departed) were censored from iTunes Middle East with the music giant claiming the songs were “inappropriate for the ...
Critiques

New Beach Resort A Threat To Rass El Natour’s Peninsula In Anfeh?

1 month ago
Anfeh has one of the most beautiful and cleanest coasts in Lebanon and Deir El Natour Peninsula specifically is one of the few remaining coastal sites which are both culturally and ecologically significant. The Monastery ...
Critiques

We Should Apply The “MPs should not be named ministers” Rule Once and For All

1 month ago
We’ve been hearing for quite some time now about this “MPs should not be named ministers” rule and the latest one to support it was President Aoun who called for separation of Cabinet and Parliament ...
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