Alvaro Torres, President and CEO of Khiron, says, “As Khiron prepares to introduce its first medicinal cannabis products to the Colombian market this year, it is extremely important that physicians and clinicians across the country get access to the latest global research, together with a better understanding of the health applications for medicinal cannabis.” The […]

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PHOENIX, Jan. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Uptick Newswire “Stock Day” podcast keeps investors up to date on the latest penny stock news by bringing transparency in the micro-cap side of the market. Connect with “Stock Day” and to over 600+ CEO interviews on the OTC, Pink Sheets and micro-cap news from around the world […]

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<!– –> <!– –> It probably comes as little surprise that many teens smoke marijuana. Some have experimented with pot, while others smoke it recreationally. What may be surprising is that smoking marijuana during adolescence can drastically increase the risk of having a psychotic experience. Late adolescents who toked up were 3 times more likely […]

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Evidence remains insufficient to determine if marijuana use has any impact — good or bad — on cardiovascular disease risk, researchers stated. In a systematic review of 24 observational studies, six suggested a metabolic benefit associated with marijuana use, but all six were cross sectional. A single prospective cohort study with a more robust analytic […]

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Shutterstock Researchers have looked at more than a dozen studies on marijuana’s effect on the heart, and their takeaway is far from conclusive. That finding contradicts a study published in August that claimed marijuana users faced a threefold higher risk of dying from hypertension than nonusers. The August study had some major limitations, including that […]

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WeedMD Inc (CVE:WMD) has expanded its product portfolio to include medical cannabis oil, it told investors. The two new cannabis oil platforms are called Entourage, which is for patients registered under the access to cannabis program and Axis, which is designed for the seniors’ care market. READ: WeedMD closes its fund-raising with full exercise of the […]

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TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WeedMD Inc. (TSX-V:WMD) (“WeedMD” or the “Company”), a federally-licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis, is pleased to announce that it has launched the sale of medical cannabis oil to its growing registered patient base. “Having taken the time to understand the needs of our patient base and […]

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Santa Rosa police arrested a homeless man in connection with a small fire Saturday afternoon at a Santa Rosa storage facility, where officials believe the man had fashioned a makeshift hash oil production space out of the building’s passageway. Eric Alexander Chait, 56, who police said is currently living at the homeless encampment behind the […]

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TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WeedMD Inc. (TSX-V:WMD) (“WeedMD” or the “Company”), a federally-licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis, is pleased to announce that it has launched the sale of medical cannabis oil to its growing registered patient base. “Having taken the time to understand the needs of our patient base and […]

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HOUSTON and MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Vyripharm Biopharmaceutical (VB) announces a collaboration with WardMM, to establish clinical trial partnership/Joint Venture (JV) for the use of medical botanicals in patients. The JV represents a global first in a collaboration to produce comprehensive precision pharmaceutical grade medicine, derived from medical botanicals. The JV is positioned to be first in humans and set standardization for future clinical […]

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Top photo: Pyramid Lake Paiute Chairman Vinton Hawley, Cassandra Dittus, Joseph Dice, Nevada’s Gov. Brian Sandoval, Timothy Souza and Ely Shoshone Councilman and Secretary Trent Griffith, representatives of two of the tribes that received compacts in 2017 celebrating at the signing of Nevada’s SB375 with Gov.Sandoval. As tribal communities work to get involved in the […]

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Interested in more coverage of the California marijuana industry? Head to TheCannifornian.com or subscribe to The Cannifornian newsletter to get cannabis-related news, features and more. The spotted owl is once again being threatened by human activities, but this time the offending industry isn’t logging – it’s cannabis. Spotted owls, which remain threatened federally and in […]

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