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Because of concerns from Montana’s lawmakers, this state’s medical marijuana program might be delayed. Montana’s legislature seems to be suffering from some last-minute indecisiveness just weeks before the state implements changes to rules governing legal medical  cannabis . Slated to take effect on April 10, now this state’s medical marijuana prog
The state's new MMJ program is being delayed after two companies that were denied licenses filed a lawsuit alleging unfair review practices. Medical marijuana cultivators in Arkansas were ready to make moves and open their canna-businesses this week, but the process has now been  put on hold by a local judge , delaying the rollout of the state's ne
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) holds a panel on state and national drug law each year at its employment law and legislative conference, but this year, shifts in state law — and deep tragedy — have brought the issue to the forefront. James Reidy, attorney at Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA, jokingly said he’s become known as the “p
Why Is Timing Important For VBIO? Big progress has been made by VBIO in recent months. This includes the introduction of VITA-100 for gut-targeted delivery of THC, in addition to their application for an orphan drug designation for pediatric UC. Why could timing be important right now? If orphan drug designation is granted,this could speed time to
Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. Announces a Non-Brokered Private Placement Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or the “Company“) (TSX VENTURE:TBP)(TBPMF), a global leader in cannabinoid-based drug development and discovery, today announced that it is conducting a non-brokered private placement of up to 4,500,000 units at a price of $1.00 per unit for aggregate gr
California lawmakers have been working to propose a tax cut that would effectively help to slow down the large black market that has formed within the new legal pot industry. Legal cannabis has entered the scene in quite a large way over the course of the past year or so, with many states now following the lead of Colorado and Washington’s move for
The world of cannabis has grown substantially over the past couple years or so, but one of the main chemical components known as CBD is only recently being researched for its medicinal potential. CBD has a large amount of promise in the medical field due to its ability to treat and subside some of the ailments that come with various diseases. Many
Aphria receives third-party independent GMP certification of Leamington growing and processing facilities Aphria Inc. (“Aphria” or the “Company“) (TSX: APH and US OTC: APHQF) today announced it has received third-party independent GMP certification of its Leamington, Ontario growing and processing facilities. Granted by internationally-renowned fir
The show is a mix of pre-recorded and live segments, with about 20 minutes of talk spread over an hour – brought to you by the Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine. Maine is now home to a cannabis-themed radio show, an hourlong mix of music and talk that is co-hosted by a high-profile medical marijuana caregiver. Dawson Julia, the owner of a medic
San Francisco plans to issue more permits for marijuana smoking lounges this year after health officials finalize updated regulations. The smoke was thick and business brisk at the Barbary Coast Dispensary's marijuana smoking lounge, a darkened room that resembles a steakhouse or upscale sports tavern with its red leather seats, deep booths with hi
In what sounds like a case of prohibitionists grasping at straws, the CDC is warning cannabis cultivators that trimming marijuana can cause carpal tunnel syndrome. Original link Original author: Marijuana News
United Cannabis Corporation Receives Approval For Clinical Trials On Its Prana P1 THC Activated Capsules For Chronic Pain United Cannabis Corporation (CNAB) (the “Company” or “United Cannabis”) today announced that Jamaica’s University of the West Indies’ Ethics Committee has reviewed and approved its proposal to conduct clinical trials on its Pran
Menopause marks the end of a woman’s menstrual cycle. According to the Mayo Clinic , symptoms include irregular periods, mood changes, hot flashes, vaginal dryness and issues with sleeping. Most women live over a third of their life with menopause. Due to the resulting discomfort and stress and the expanding uses of medical marijuana , many are ask
Policy in Latin America governing medical cannabis use is evolving away from a blanket bar of any cannabis use. A few Central and South America countries allow use of cannabis and oils containing cannabidiol (aka “CBD”) for victims of epilepsy, appetite loss, nausea, chemotherapy-induced vomiting, or HIV/AIDS-associated pain or muscle spasms. In re
American Green and Delta International Reach $7.73 Million Deal to Create New Opportunities for American Green Shareholders American Green, Inc .  ( ERBB:OTC ) has announced that it has agreed to transfer its holdings in Nipton, California to Delta International Oil & Gas, Inc. for consideration totaling more than $7.73 Million. Under the Agreement
Could LeafBuyer (LBUY) Revolutionize The MJ Space? Unless you’ve been living off the grid, there is a more than likely chance you’ve heard that the Marijuana Industry is experiencing rapid growth across the United States…and one company is starting to be considered a real game-changer with its mix of MJ Tech & Product portfolio. READ THE FULL REPOR
iMD Companies, Inc. In Negotiation to Acquire Valuable Gold and Precious Metal Lodge and Placer Mining Claims in Nevada iMD Companies, Inc. (ICBU) Board of Directors announced today that the company is in negotiations to acquire valuable mining claims, which have gold and precious metal findings that can be extracted and mined. The company is looki
The cannabis industry has been booming for several years now, given the lax regulation on the state level throughout many parts of the U.S. because of the boom in the market, many companies have sprung out of the woodworks to come take advantage of this new and growing industry. One example of this comes from Amanda Ostrowitz. Amanda worked for the
The industry on marijuana has increased largely in prominence and in investments over the past few years, but many individuals are looking for ways to try out their product before purchasing. This new method within cannabis stores could effectively help to drive up sales while also giving consumers a new option of trying before they buy. House Bill
Aphria’s Australian-based partner Althea receives Medical Cannabis License for cultivation Aphria Inc. (“Aphria” or the “Company“) (TSX: APH and US OTC: APHQF) today announced that its Australian-based partner Althea Company Pty Ltd. (“Althea” or the “Australian Company“) was granted a Medical Cannabis License (the “License“) by the Australian Gove
In California, marijuana goes in the ground after the last freeze of Spring and is harvested before the Fall rains. But how do you even start? It’s almost spring and cannabis gardening is legal across California. Proposition 64 enshrined into law your right to grow up to six plants indoors, or out, so long as you follow your local city or county’s
In a groundbreaking new study, a report released Monday from researchers at Colorado State University-Pueblo finds that the marijuana industry provides a net positive economic benefit to Pueblo County, even when accounting for demands on law enforcement and social services. The report estimates that the marijuana industry had an economic impact of
A Texas case involving an autistic teenager's use of medical marijuana shows a shift in ideology. In Texas recently, a family was brought to court for  using cannabis to treat their 18-year-old daughter Kara Zartler with severe autism . While the issue of parents and children using medical marijuana and facing state Child Protective Services (CPS)
In the wake of recent overdoses and injuries caused by Spice, one doctor says giving cannabis to prison inmates could prevent deaths. After a string of lethal overdoses in Scottish prisons, one doctor says giving  cannabis  to prison inmates could prevent deaths going forward. A part of the United Kingdom, Scotland is wrestling with its own failed
Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary HempMeds® Brazil and ANUC Host First-Ever Hospital Cannabis Events on the Benefits of CBD in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Medical Marijuana, Inc. (MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in  the United States , today announced that its subsidiary HempMeds®  Brazil , which was the first company authorized by
GrowLife, Inc. Launches Line of Eco-Friendly Products to Meet Growing Demand for Sustainability in Indoor Cultivation Practices GrowLife, Inc. (PHOT) (“GrowLife” or the “Company”), one of the nation’s most recognized indoor cultivation product and service providers, today announced the launch of a new line of sustainable eco-friendly products for t
Cannabis farming dates back 10,000+ years, to the very dawn of human society—at least according to famed astronomer (and enthusiastic cannabis consumer) Carl Sagan, who once hypothesized that the plant may also have been the first species ever purposely cultivated. In his book  The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligenc
American Cannabis Company, Inc. Secures New Online Distribution Channels with Walmart, The Home Depot and Amazon for SoHum Living Soils and Dr. Marijane Root Probiotic American Cannabis Company, Inc. (AMMJ) (“ACC”), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today an
The Israeli Ministry of Health has approved Kanabo Research’s medical cannabis vaporizer as a medical device. Israel has become the first county in the world to grant medical device approval to a vaporizer for the use of medical cannabis extracts and formulations. The Israeli Ministry of Health has granted initial approval as a medical device to th
Cannabis Sativa plants produce and accumulate terpene-rich resin within the secretory cells of glandular trichromes [1]. Monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes are important components of Cannabis resin as they contribute to the unique attributes of different Cannabis strains. Terpenes are responsible for the plant’s aroma and flavour.  They possess speci
California has managed to become quite a large hotbed for the use of medical and recreational cannabis over the course of the past few years. With laws that have been in place for over two decades in regard to medical marijuana, it seems like the number of ways to invest in cannabis in California is continuing to grow. Back when Colorado decided to
With many states deciding to legalize marijuana for use recreationally or medicinally, the The economics of many local commerce have seen a boom due to this new legislation. Many municipalities within the states that have put marijuana legislation in place have begun to see a new era of cash flow due to the revamped political state of cannabis. A n
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Tetra Bio-Pharma Announces FDA Orphan Drug Designation for PPP001 in Treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or the “Corporation“) (TSX VENTURE:TBP)(TBPMF), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation to the active ingredients of its PPP001 drug (delta-9-tet
GW Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt of Notices of Allowance by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for Five New Epidiolex® (cannabidiol) Patents GW Pharmaceuticals plc (GWPH) (“GW,” “the Company” or “the Group”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprie
Marijuana moisturiser, sativa serum, pot perfume — the beauty industry has found its next hit. “Cannabis is America’s latest gold-rush,” says Alexia Inge, the co-founder of website Cult Beauty, which is known for spotting industry trends. While the plant itself has been on the fringes of the beauty industry for some time, it’s the cannabis-derivati
Full adult use legalization of cannabis could generate 1 million jobs in the next seven years, according to New Frontier Data. Full adult use legalization of cannabis could offer one fat cushion to the government's coffers. Under full federal legalization, cannabis could potentially create $105.6 billion in federal tax revenue and 1 million new job
Cannabidiol (CBD) is an exciting focus of medical research, popular media, and legislation related to cannabis. Its presence is becoming ubiquitous on the shelves of health food stores and search engine results for numerous medical conditions, but don’t believe everything you hear. While CBD is an incredibly safe and therapeutic component of cannab
Five consortiums with investment plans to cultivate cannabis for medical use, adding up to over 1 billion euros on paper, have already knocked on the door of Deputy Economy Minister Stergios Pitsiorlas. A few days ago the Greek Parliament approved the law for the production, manufacturing and sale of medical products containing cannabis, paving the
Last December, the  New Zealand  government introduced legislation that allows patients with terminal illnesses to legally grow and use their own cannabis, writes James McClure . Original link Original author: Marijuana News
To expand the state’s medical marijuana program, the governor of Virginia approves CBD legislation bill. In a move sure to make medical marijuana advocates happy, the governor of Virginia approves CBD legislation bill which greatly expands the state’s medical  marijuana  program. Gov. Ralph Northam signed House Bill 1251 (HB-1251) on Friday, March
A correctional officer busted smuggling synthetic weed into jail is now behind bars. It’s typical for a correctional facility to conduct unannounced spot-searchers. Usually, these shake-downs turn up contraband among the inmates. But every so often, these searches bust a correctional officer instead. So it was in Louisiana on Monday, where a Richwo
Middle-class Mexicans and Americans living in Tijuana are buying legal pot in California and taking it back to Mexico. The culture of legalization, slowly but surely, may be spreading south of the border now, too. California’s legal weed experiment is having an impact in an unexpected place: Mexico. Cannabis culture and advocacy from California is
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A bill introduced in the Colorado House last week would allow school nurses to give medical marijuana to a student with a medical marijuana registry card at school. The bill was introduced on Thursday and is sponsored by Democratic Rep. Dylan Roberts (D), Democratic Sen. Irene Aguilar and Republican Sen. Vicki Marble. Under current law, a child’s p
In Dec. 2017, a research letter published in  JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association , reported that marijuana use among pregnant women had  increased by several percent  between 2009 and 2016. Reuters published a  story  headlined, “Pot-Smoking on the Rise Among U.S. Pregnant Women.” Original link Original author: Marijuana News
The future of cannabis connoisseurship is in terpenes—not THC, according to neuroscientist Adie Poe. The co-founder and Chief Science Officer of the research group  habu health  recently chatted with Civilized about life in the cannabis industry, the origin of the  opioid epidemic  and what she would tell Donald Trump if she got 30 seconds of his t
Cannibidiol or CBD has been one of the most important chemicals in the fight for making marijuana available for medicinal use. CBD holds a large amount of potential in the medical world as it does not have any psychoactive capabilities, but does deliver a high amount of medical relief. The presence of the substance across food health stores and sea
Cannabis as a market is continuing to improve on a massive level as legalization is hitting across the country and around the world. With the market improving on a daily basis there continues to be updates throughout it. The Canadian owned company known as TerrAscend Corp. (CSE: TER) recently announced that their subsidiary Solace Health Inc, was g
Hemp, Inc. Signs Lucrative Consultant Agreement with HQ Global Education, Inc. Hemp, Inc. (HEMP) is pleased to announce that it has signed a consulting agreement with HQ Global Education, Inc. (HQGE), a scientific research development company, to provide consulting services in an effort to help HQ Global Education, Inc. expand into the hemp-CBD ind