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A key Senate subcommittee has passed the Compassionate Care Act, which legalizes marijuana for medical purposes. The subcommittee, chaired by the bill’s author, State Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, voted 5-1 for the bill. The one dissenting vote was state Sen. Tom Corbin, R-Greenville. The subcommittee added amendments to the bill that Davis and other
While studies are still underway showing the plausibility of cannabis as a treatment for addiction and many other illnesses, some have been working to sew whether or not the substance can be used in place of opioid drugs altogether. This is a bold statement of course, but studies are showing that cannabis could potentially be more effective at trea
Cannabis industry players welcomed the change in the Federal Budget to tax edibles, extracts, oils and concentrates based on the amount of tetrahydrocannabinol rather than weight, as it could ease pricing for some products and potentially boost product availability. However, licensed producers and a patient advocate group say they are disappointed
American Premium Water Corp. (HIPH) Announces Launch of New Website for LALPINA CBD Beverage American Premium Water Corporation (HIPH) announces that it has launched an updated e-commerce website for its LALPINA CBD brand. The new website will be at www.lalpinahydrocbd.com and will utilize GreenBox POS (GRBX) proprietary blockchain based payment pr
Leafbuyer Technologies, Inc. (LBUY) Announces Greenlight Platform Users Reach Nearly 80,000 Leafbuyer Technologies, Inc. (LBUY) (“Leafbuyer” or “the Company”), a leading cannabis technology platform, announced today the number of Greenlight platform users has reached nearly 80,000. The statement follows a March 13, 2019, release announcing Leafbuye
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ — ParcelPal Technology Inc. (“ParcelPal” or the “Company”), (CSE: PKG) (FSE: PT0) (OTC: PTNYF) – is pleased to announce that the company has achieved a major milestone of completing more than 2 million deliveries. This significant achievement shows the growth and further validation that ParcelPal is
DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Leafbuyer Technologies, Inc. (LBUY) (“Leafbuyer” or “the Company”), a leading cannabis technology platform, announced today the number of Greenlight platform users has reached nearly 80,000. The statement follows a March 13, 2019, release announcing Leafbuyer’s rollout of the Greenlight technology in Colorado and Oklahoma. G
The cannabis industry has quickly become run by the idea of acquisitions and mergers throughout the market. Many companies have seen large quantities of capital influx helping to make this a reality, but given the shifting marketplace, it seems as though this is here to stay. One of the large benefits of acquiring similar companies is that it can h
There are many marijuana stocks throughout the industry for investors to choose from. With this in mind, there are some companies that have been able to produce larger results than others regarding their ability to innovate. These companies may not be at the top of the market yet, but they do have a strong possibility to get there in the near futur
The marijuana industry has benefitted greatly in the past year or so given the new legislation that has come about with the shifting public perception of the substance. Despite a large amount of positivity coming from around the industry, there are still several barriers that are in the way and act as an impediment to the changing marijuana market.
Smoking medical marijuana is now legal in Florida. It's been a long time in the making. In 2016, Floridians overwhelmingly voted in favor of a constitutional amendment to allow medical marijuana. However, in 2017 then-Gov. Rick Scott signed a law that banned marijuana smoking in all forms. That ban was overturned on Monday when Gov. Ron DeSantis si
Overdoses due to prescription drugs is the top leading cause of accidental deaths in America. Over the years, prescription drugs, especially opioids have been used, overused, and abused. Unfortunately, it has moved from a crisis to a full-blown nationwide epidemic. Original link Original author: Marijuana News
“The state will vote on that resolution Thursday. Now if it passes dispensaries like this one in Ypsilanti tell me they’re worried they’re going to end up paying a lot more for product they once bought directly from caregivers.” Owner of Sticky Ypsi Jake Abraham says all of his product now, is from caregivers — personal growers allowed 72 plants fo
A study published on Tuesday in British medical journal, the Lancet Psychiatry, states that those using high potency cannabis or heavy use of cannabis can induce psychosis and can be harmful for mental health. Dr. Marta Di Forti, lead author of study and clinician scientist at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College L
Greece is a small and picturesque country, occupying an Alabama-sized 50,000 square miles of mountainous terrain replete with thousands of islands, age-old ruins, and the longest coastline along the Mediterranean Sea, writes Erin Hiatt . It is home to many ancient traditions that span centuries, like the theatrical art forms of drama, tragedy, and
Premier Health Group (PHGI) (PHGRF) Launching Virtual and Remote Medical Services Premier Health Group (CSE: PHGI, OTCQB: PHGRF, Frankfurt: 6PH) is pleased to announce it will be launching a range of virtual and remote services to be offered to primary care clinics, including Nurses,  Medical Office Assistants and Office Managers. The initial launc
Pure Global and Velvet Announce Distribution Partnership to Reach Retailers Across Canada Pure Global Cannabis Inc. (TSX.V:PURE; OTC: PRCNF; FRA:1QS) (“Pure Global”) an integrated, growth-oriented life sciences and consumer products cannabis company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary PureSinse Inc. (“PureSinse” or “Company“), a Health Canada lice
While Florida may not seem like the first state to come to mind when thinking about cannabis, they have been working hard to meet the demands of the statewide cannabis need. Although they have not yet moved into the recreational weed industry, they have been working to create new laws to allow for easier access to the substance as well as different
Next Green Wave in Final Stages of Testing Prior To Occupancy Permit on Its Production Facility Next Green Wave Holdings Inc. (CSE:NGW) (OTCQB:NXGWF) (“Next Green Wave”, “NGW”or the “Company”), is pleased to announce an update on the final stages of its 35,000 sq.ft production facility (site “A”) moving towards the granting of its final certificate
The month of March has already shown a great deal of promise for the world of cannabis. Although it got off to a rough start, it seems as though some of the top players in the industry have begun to bring it back home for a bullish end to the month. While the primary growth of the market this month has been from the companies that grow pure cannabi
TransCanna Signs Definitive Acquisition Documents for 196,000 Sq Ft, Fully Enclosed Cannabis Facility on 5.5 Acres of Land with Packaging & Processing Equipment TransCanna Holdings Inc. (CSE: TCAN) (FSE: TH8) (“TransCanna” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company has signed definitive closing documents to acquire the land, building
Premier Health Launching Virtual and Remote Medical Services Premier Health Group (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 the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce it will be laun
One of the newest and most emerging aspects of the marijuana stock market has become the companies that are focused on the consumer group of those that are health conscious. This market may seem small at first, but given the growth of the CBD and other health geared product markets, it seems as though this side of the industry has exploded in recen
Massachusetts Cannabis Chefs Joseph Nelson and Patrick Mulcahy started hosting infused dinner parties the day cannabis became recreationally legal in Massachusetts in December 2016 and utilize a sponsor to provide their “gifts.” Tara Sue Sharp dotes over a skillet of mushrooms. She sips a cannabis oil-infused mocktail as she readies a meal for a sm
Dozens of former NHL players will be given CBD as part of a study examining whether the cannabis compound might help alleviate symptoms of brain injuries. “We see a lot of athletes who have chronic pain and have other problems related to repetitive brain trauma,” neurosurgeon and concussion expert Dr. Charles Tator told CTV’s Your Morning Monday. “
Recreational use of cannabis is now legal in Massachusetts. This is a massive victory for personal freedom and a clear sign of progress for those still in dire need of natural and clean alternatives to traditional medicines. Along with this legalization, many are curious whether they should still get their medical marijuana cards or wait for more r
It started in 1986 with a puff of Myakka Gold marijuana on Bradenton Beach. Cathy Jordan was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease and given no more than five years to live. She came down to Florida from her home in Delaware with the goal to end her own life. She wanted to see the beach and smoke some pot before she took a handful of muscle relaxers
Is Thailand ready for cannabis legalization? “If we let it be used recreationally, our society is not ready yet, so I want to do this first step first— the issue of making medicine,” “if society is ready,” marijuana “could become a food supplement.” “And eventually that could lead us to its recreational use,”— Somchai Sawangkarn, chairman of the dr
Marijuana Stocks That Focus on High-Grade Cultivation The growth of cannabis has been one of the longest-running ways to reach the top of the market. In the past year or two, we have seen the companies that grow the most cannabis as the ones who are filling the top four or five spaces in the marijuana stock market. While some businesses are simply
The marijuana industry has been extremely fortunate in the U.S. to see a massive amount of approval around the nation. Despite this, some of the smaller states in terms of their potential marijuana market size, have not seen the amount of growth yet that the big guys like California have. Well, this may seem like a downside, it is definitely an opp
The growth of cannabis has been one of the longest-running ways to reach the top of the market. In the past year or two, we have seen the companies that grow the most cannabis as the ones who are filling the top four or five spaces in the marijuana stock market. While some businesses are simply focused on producing the most marijuana that they can,
While the majority of cannabis companies simply grow marijuana for sale on their own home turf, many companies have been working to move their operations into the abroad markets that have been popping up. These markets in Europe, South America and other areas around the world are quickly working to put in legislation to help fuel the demand for can
Renowned Hotelier Roger Bloss to Join MJ Holdings Board MJ Holdings, Inc. (MJNE) (“MJH” or “Company”), a leader in the Nevada cannabis market, proposes to increase its number of directors to a total of three and will continue to expand the board as the company grows. MJH is proud to nominate Roger J. Bloss to the Company’s Board of Directors, and a
Koios Announces Corporate Update on Sales and Distribution Progress Koios Beverage Corp. (CSE: KBEV; OTC: KBEVF) (the “Company” or “Koios”), is pleased to provide a corporate update on sales and distribution. Retail Distribution and Sales Progress During Q1 of 2019, Management’s priorities and main focus were to secure major retail distribution and
Integrated Cannabis Solutions to Cancel over 500 Million Shares of its Common Stock –  The reduction will significantly reduce the Outstanding shares of the Company –  This will allow the Company to reduce the Authorized shares –  The share reduction should be completed within the next two weeks Integrated Cannabis Solutions, Inc., (IGPK) is finali
Following an influx of calls to its poison center, the IWK Health Centre in Nova Scotia is warning parents about the dangers of edible marijuana. The center said it received three times as many cannabis-related calls in 2018 than in 2015. The Centre said that other poison centers across Canada have received more calls than usual since the country l
Brides and grooms looking to add a little extra greenery to their nuptials had a chance to check out the newest trends at Calgary’s first-ever cannabis wedding expo on Saturday. Since cannabis was legalized in Canada, wedding vendors say they’ve been inundated with couples wanting to highlight the plant throughout their special day. Laureen Cauryn
Tertiary Marijuana Stocks Shock Investors With Their Value The ancillary industry on marijuana stocks has quickly shifted from being underground to quite a valuable asset to any investors portfolio. One of the main reasons that so many investors have decided to go with this route is due to the fact that these tertiary companies do not offer the sam
Marijuana edible enthusiasts rejoice: the creator of the Jelly Belly jelly bean has launched a line of sweets infused with the cannabis-derived compound cannabidiol. Candy inventor David Klein has concocted CBD-infused jelly beans in 38 flavors ranging from toasted marshmallow to piña colada. Each bean contains 10 mg of CBD and can be ordered onlin
The cannabis industry has been working off of companies that are able to grow more and more cannabis in the past year or so. These growers have been leading the charge for change in the overall industry as well as a shift in the public perception of the substance. While the amount that a company can grow is quite important, one of the other importa
Lifestyle Delivery Systems Inc. (LDS.CN), (LDSYF), (Frankfurt: LD6, WKN: A14XHT) (“LDS” or the “Company”) announces that its subsidiary, CSPA Group, Inc. (“CSPA”), has delivered its second large batch of Rêveur live resin to Rise Distribution (“Rise”). Simultaneously with the second batch delivery, Rise has placed Rêveur in five new stores bringing
The African nation of Zimbabwe issued the country’s first license to a medical marijuana company earlier this month, according to a report from Marijuana Business Daily. In a letter obtained by the publication that is dated March 7,  Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health and Child Care informed Precision Cannabis Therapeutics Zimbabwe that the company’s ap
Minnesota’s medical marijuana program has struggled for years as the flaws in its design have caused issue after issue. New patients are leaving the program in droves , turning to the black market or prescription opioids because they cannot afford the processed pills and oils that are legal. Growers are losing millions because of a strict tax struc
Iraq War veteran Stephen Mandile was prescribed 57 medications over 10 years of treatment through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and pain from a spinal cord injury. Eventually, he tried to kill himself. He says things got better after he started using medical marijuana when the first Massachus
Latin America hosts some of the most progressive medical marijuana deregulations in the world. A total of eight countries have legalized some form of medical marijuana use across Central and South America. Each country’s legislation permits different levels of cultivation, distribution, and manufacturing, which can represent significant monetary ga
Germany’s medical agency is preparing to announce the results of its cannabis licensing tender later in the coming months, with 13 cultivation and supply bids due to be approved. The European Union’s largest market has thus far made a pig’s ear of its licensing process,  having legalized medicinal cannabis in 2017, but indications are the courts wi
While many who invest in the cannabis industry are focused on the companies at the top, it seems as though this undermines the massive potential that lies within the tertiary or ancillary companies. These companies which work off of producing anything from packaging to information for the cannabis industry, have seen large amounts of growth due to
The Company will be providing the formulations to the English Brewery to perfect for commercial sale PLAYA VISTA, Calif., March 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — American Premium Water Corporation (HIPH) (“APWC”) announces that it has an agreement with Hanlons Brewery in England to produce beer infused with CBD using the Company’s proprietary formulation
Next Green Wave’s Vision to be Number 1 in Cannabis Consumer Product Goods in California Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – March 18, 2019) – Next Green Wave Holdings Inc. (CSE: NGW) (OTCQB: NXGWF) (“Next Green Wave”, “NGW” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce an update to its consumer products good strategy since announcing its 100
The ancillary industry on marijuana stocks has quickly shifted from being underground to quite a valuable asset to any investors portfolio. One of the main reasons that so many investors have decided to go with this route is due to the fact that these tertiary companies do not offer the same amount of volatility and exposure to the market as pure-p