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Newly inaugurated Florida governor Ron DeSantis came to Central Florida Thursday afternoon to call for an end in Florida's ban on smokable medical marijuana. DeSantis appeared with Lieutenant Governor Jeanatte Nunez and Orlando attorney John Morgan at Kraft Azalea Park in Winter Park. The Republican governor, who took office earlier this month, sai
The U.S.'s 50 state governors just got their annual report cards from a leading national marijuana legalization organization, and -- for the first time -- over half of them got passing grades. The new scorecard, released on Wednesday by the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), comes at a time when a growing number of gove
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It doesn’t get you high, but it’s causing quite a buzz among medical scientists and patients. The past year has seen a surge of interest in marijuana’s CBD, a non-intoxicating cannabis compound with significant therapeutic properties. Numerous commercial start-ups and internet retailers have jumped on the CBD bandwagon, touting CBD derived from ind
Call it a cannibersary: Canada marked three months on Thursday since the legalization of recreational cannabis. In Quebec — where the product is sold by the government-run Société Québécoise du Cannabis (SQDC) — legalization has highlighted the province’s thirst for the “sticky icky” but also some chronic problems that have come with the new market
South Carolina lawmakers are once again introducing legislation to legalize marijuana for treatment of critically ill patients in the state, making another go at a debate that has gradually made progress in this deeply red state in recent years. Sen. Tom Davis, a Republican from Beaufort, told The Associated Press that would file the Compassionate
In order to consume medical cannabis in a responsible and efficient manner, a person should completely understand what exactly goes on in the body upon introducing it the active molecules from the cannabis plant. The way these cannabis-derived compounds interact with our organism is astonishing. The endocannabinoid system consists of cellular recep
Gwilt tests 30 to 60 strains weekly, sending three to four g per variety for third-party THC tests and accepts 15 percent to 20 percent of those. Evaluating excellence in cannabis flowers was once the province of either unlicensed growers or dispensary owners. In the new legal market, this task is being shifted largely to licensed producers (LPs),
Here's a brand likely to lively up the cannabis-infused drink marketplace: Marley. A trio of new drinks bearing Bob Marley's name debuted this week at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco and are headed to stores this spring in Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Michigan where recreational marijuana use is allowed. The drinks are infused with
The Green Organic Dutchman Appoints Chief Science Officer The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (the “Company” or “TGOD”) (TGOD.TO) (TGODF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Rav Kumar , PhD as the Company’s Chief Science Officer. Dr. Kumar will lead The Green Organic Dutchman’s Science & Innovation Division and oversee all aspects of
Koios Announces Purchasing Agreement with Retail Giant GNC Koios Beverage Corp. (CSE: KBEV; OTC: KBEVF) (the “Company” or “Koios“), is pleased to announce it has received its first purchase order with GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC), a leading global health and wellness brand with thousands of retail stores across the US and Canada . It is the largest sin
Premier Health Announces Strategic Partnership with China’s 360 Health, a subsidiary of 360 Security Technology Inc. Premier Health Group Inc. (CSE: PHGI, OTCQB: PHGRF, Frankfurt: 6PH) (the “Company” or “Premier Health”), a Company focused on developing innovative approaches that combine human skill based expertise with emerging technologies for th
The supply chain difficulties that have hit some cannabis retailers and distributors hard—cited by the Ontario government as a main driver in its decision to temporarily limit retail licences to 25 —are expected to ease in time and were anticipated, says a Health Canada spokesperson. Original link Original author: Marijuana News
China is more than 5,000 years old with a legendary history of herbal pharmacology. It should be no surprise that Chinese medical marijuana is thriving. Original link Original author: Marijuana News
Dozens of medical marijuana dispensaries that were forced to close at the end of 2018 can resume doing business at least until March 31, a state board ruled Wednesday. Michigan's Medical Marijuana Licensing Board took the action, in a 4-0 vote, to address concerns about ensuring patient supply while many providers are still working to meet license
Beauty counters at luxury retailer Neiman Marcus are giving new meaning to the term high-end. The Dallas-based department store has started to sell soaps, lotions and other skincare products made with cannabidiol, or CBD, a compound that comes from the same plant as marijuana. They range in price from $36 to $120. For now, at least, the beauty prod
The former president and current House Speaker, Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, is also the co-sponsor of a new medical cannabis bill.   Original link Original author: Marijuana News
Because of licensing issues at the state level, medical marijuana facilities across the state are closed because there's no product for patients. On Wednesday both Gov. Whitmer and the new director of the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs asked the state's medical marijuana board to allow temporary operating facilities to reopen and al
One Oklahoma public school district is taking steps to ensure students can access medical cannabis treatments while at school. On Monday, the Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education voted to approve a policy protecting students, staff and caregivers who have a medical cannabis license. The Board’s action marks progress on an issue that has
B.C. Cancer will lead a first-ever, national clinical trial that aims to answer whether cannabis plant extracts truly help with symptom relief. Recruitment for the 48-day trial in 150 patients will begin soon after the expected Health Canada and ethics approval is obtained. Patients in Vancouver, Abbotsford, Prince George, Victoria, Calgary, Winnip
CLS Holdings USA , Inc. (CLSH) Locks Up Acquisition of In Good Health, Inc. CLS Holdings USA , Inc. “CLS”, a diversified cannabis company operating as Cannabis Life Sciences, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an option (the “Agreement”) to acquire In Good Health, in accordance with the previously excuted letter of intent. In Good Heal
Marijuana has become one of the hottest topics in the news over the course of the past few years. Many states have set examples for how positive legalization can be on a widespread scale. States such as California and Washington have also helped to create a domino effect throughout the industry that has led to more and more states working to put in
Marijuana stocks have been making big waves for some time now, but the past few weeks have remained especially positive for the industry. The introduction of the Farm Bill and the advent of legal hemp have made cannabis stocks jump quite high over the last month or so, and things don’t look to be slowing down anytime soon. With billions pouring int
CLS Holdings USA, Inc. (OTCQB: CLSH) (CSE: CLSH.U) Locks Up Acquisition of In Good Health, Inc. CLS Holdings USA , Inc. “CLS”, a diversified cannabis company operating as Cannabis Life Sciences, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an option (the “Agreement”) to acquire In Good Health, in accordance with the previously excuted letter of
Pure Global launches the Clinical Cannabinoid Education Network (CCEN) Pure Global Cannabis Inc. (TSX.V:PURE; OTC: PRCNF; FRA:1QS) (the “Company” or “Pure Global” an integrated, growth-oriented life sciences and consumer products cannabis company, through its subsidiary PureSinse Inc. (“PureSinse“), announces the launch of the Clinical Cannabinoid
Nova Scotia’s Highland Grow secures Second Purchase Order with the NSLC Biome Grow Inc. (“Biome” or the “Company”) (BIO.CN) (6OTA.F) (BIOIF) and its Nova Scotia based brand Highland Grow Inc. (“Highland Grow”) has secured a second purchase order with the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (“NSLC”) in less than a week. The second shipment associated wit
ICC Gears Up for Key Role in European Supply Chain CFN Media Group (“CFN Media”), the leading agency and financial media network dedicated to the North American cannabis industry, announces publication of an article covering International Cannabis Corps strategic position in Europe. Europe’s population is over 740 million – twice the size of the US
The first Ohio medical marijuana dispensaries  are set to open Wednesday.  Whether you are a patient ready to purchase or just a curious citizen, let's take a look back at what we know so far, before the first big sale. Original link Original author: Marijuana News
Cannabis is finally mainstream and we are seeing it pop up on every wellness trend and new product list out there. One cannabis beauty trend that is taking off is cannabis-based fragrances. How do these stack up to Chanel No. 5? Let’s take a look. Cannabis, like all botanicals, contains aromatic oils that impact the aroma and flavor of the plant. 
North Dakota lawmakers again wrestled with the state’s medical marijuana law Monday, amid some frustration that the drug isn’t yet available to patients almost two years after the state enacted the voter-approved statute. Fargo Democratic Rep. Pam Anderson, an early medical marijuana proponent, pushed a bill adding several conditions that would qua
The Alkaline Water Company Adds ShopRite as a Major East Coast Retailer The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (NASDAQ and TSXV: WTER), a leading producer of premium bottled alkaline drinking water sold under the brand name Alkaline88®, today announced that ShopRite, a subsidiary of Wakefern Food Corp., has begun to offer Alkaline88®  in the 3-liter and 1
The marijuana market has undoubtedly seen a massive boom over the course of the past few years. One of the major benefits of this has been the changing of legislation across the board in places like Canada and various states throughout the U.S. Although it is still federally legal in the U.S. and many places around the world, the new market has ope
There is no doubt that the marijuana industry has seen a major boom in the past few years. With so many of the top industry players leading the charge for cannabis reform and new business methods, many have forgotten about the alternative ways to invest in the marijuana industry. Companies such as those in the packaging industry, real estate develo
Biome Opens the Door to U.S. Investors Biome Grow Inc. (CSE:BIO) began trading on the OTCQB® on January 2, 2019 with the ticker symbol “BIOIF”. While the company was already listed on the OTC Pink exchange, the move to the OTCQB® exchange could significantly expand its presence in the U.S. capital markets. The OTCQB® introduces more stringent repor
Next Green Wave Holdings Inc. (NGW) (NXGWF) Signs Licensing Agreement with Global Biotech Leader Intrexon Next Green Wave Holdings Inc. (CSE: NGW) (OTCQB: NXGWF) (“Next Green Wave“) and Intrexon Corporation (NASDAQ: XON) (“Intrexon”) are pleased to announce they have entered into a strategic licensing agreement to utilize Intrexon’s Botticelli next
International Cannabis to Acquire 49.9% of International Asset and Licence Portfolio From Wayland Group; Adds Licences in Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Italy, Malta, Colombia, Argentina and Australia ICC International Cannabis Corp. (CSE:WRLD.U) (8K51.F) (KNHBF) (“ICC” or “International Cannabis”or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that
Next Green Wave Signs Licensing Agreement with Global Biotech Leader Intrexon Next Green Wave Holdings Inc. (CSE: NGW) (OTCQB: NXGWF) (“Next Green Wave“) and Intrexon Corporation (NASDAQ: XON) (“Intrexon”) are pleased to announce they have entered into a strategic licensing agreement to utilize Intrexon’s Botticelli next generation plant propagatio
American Premium Water Corp. (HIPH) Announces Financing Arrangement at a .40 Valuation American Premium Water Corporation (HIPH) announces that it has entered into a financing agreement with an institutional investor at a $0.40 valuation, ten times the current market valuation. As part of the agreement, a substantial portion of the Company’s conver
When the first NYC Cannabis Film Festival was held in 2015, organizers hoped to minimize the stigma surrounding marijuana use in the public's perception. Now, with recreational pot already legal in 10 states, this year's festival could be the last before New York becomes the latest state to lift its prohibition on the drug. "I think this is just th
Gov. Gina Raimondo will propose within the next week that Rhode Island legalize the sale of marijuana for recreational use, she said. The state is facing the “inevitable” prospect of being encircled by states that have legalized recreational marijuana, she said. “I will say, I do this with reluctance,” the Democrat told The Providence Journal for a
While many people who invest in the marijuana stock market usually look at the large-cap stocks as a place to start, few know how much potential lies in the companies with mid to small capitalizations. Many of these businesses are able to produce new and innovative technologies when it comes to growing or producing cannabis-related products. The Gr
Chances are you’re familiar with the popular cannabis extract,  cannabidiol (CBD) . But it’s not the only natural pain relief option that has been making headlines lately. Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa), a species of tree from Southeast Asia, became so popular over the last few years that it caught the attention of the federal government. It’s still l
A bill proposed by state Rep. Brian Blake of Aberdeen would allow marijuana on school campuses for students who require aid for medical conditions. The state Legislature convenes today. House Bill 1060 aims to permit students to consume medical marijuana on school property, aboard buses and while attending school-sponsored events. Students would ha
The Oklahoma Legislature’s top two voices on medical marijuana are hoping to quickly pass testing rules this session before moving on to more controversial issues. Sen. Greg McCortney, an Ada Republican who co-chaired a medical marijuana working group that met ahead of the session, said testing and labeling will be the first priority because the st
Medical cannabis is supposed to be available in the Mountain State on July first, but federally charted banks have declined to accept any of the money in fear they'd be violating federal drug and banking laws. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says that technically that is possible, but its unlikely there would be any prosecutions. So, the Legislat
Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – January 14, 2019) – Next Green Wave Holdings Inc. (CSE: NGW) (OTCQB: NXGWF) (“Next Green Wave” or the “Company”), announces that it has completed all major structural construction on its first indoor cannabis production facility in Coalinga, California, and mobilized crews to connect all infrastructure
A New Trend In Cannabis Has One Company In A New Spotlight We’re all aware of the biggest names in the cannabis industry right now. Companies like Canopy Growth, Aphria, Tilray, Cronos Group, and Aurora Cannabis are all mentioned when we see reports about “Market Leaders” in marijuana. The interesting part: there may be other companies out there th
Marijuana stocks have had quite a solid week during the beginning of January. Several stocks have been able to move significantly up due to some legislative changes and increasing excitement that is widespread throughout the market. Friday, January 11th proved to be one of the most significant bullish days in a few months in the industry. Investors
Marijuana has managed to reach new heights of popularity over the course of the past few years. With so many places around the U.S. legalizing the use of medical and recreational marijuana, it seems as though the issue of driving while intoxicated has come up more times than not. A recent poll came out of Michigan in which more than half of the med
Heightened senses, enhanced self-awareness, a feeling of lightness... wait, are we talking about a post-yoga savasana or getting stoned? On the surface, pot and yoga seem like a pretty natural fit (and it's not like this is the first time people have mixed weed and working out). But do yoga teachers actually recommend toking up while you downward d