April 2016

DENVER, April 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Emerging industry, cannabis oil, legal in all 50 states, saw a significant bump in searches during the week of 4/20, a date popularly known as “cannabis Christmas.” Photos accompanying this announcement are available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/5da2691a-fc66-499d-95bf-7f07efe0e70d http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/e92bec93-253a-45fb-9fdc-5fd13a2a1b39 Because medical marijuana is not legal in all 50 states, many people […]

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If the Medal of Honor could go to civilians, Sue Sisley would be my nominee. After a tortuously long wait marked by intrigue and sudden reversals, a landmark study on the effectiveness of cannabis to treat PTSD is finally ready to begin enrolling combat veterans who have proven resistant to other treatments. The long-awaited clinical trial […]

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Last week, on 4/20 no less, the state of Colorado signed an agreement to give the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies approval to study the effects of medical marijuana in the treatment of PTSD in veterans. According to MAPS, the Drug Enforcement Agency giving the green light to the project “marks the first time a clinical trial […]

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The unofficial pot-smoking holiday of April 20 may be over, but marijuana advocates got another reason to celebrate on Thursday. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration for the first time approved smoking marijuana as legitimate medical research. The DEA green-lit a clinical trial of smoked marijuana for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in American […]

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MXC to acquire Licensed European Medical Cannabis Company MGC Pharmaceuticals (ASX:MXC) has executed a binding Heads of Agreement (HOA) to acquire Czech-based medical cannabis company, PANAX Pharma s.r.o.,. Subject to the completion of due diligence,  MGC Pharma will receive 25% equity issued up front and 55% equity issued for MXC’s commitment to fund operating costs […]

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SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – April 26, 2016) –  Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC PINK: MJNA) is pleased to announce that the Company and its portfolio company HempMeds® are participating as exhibitors and speakers at the U-T’s Successful Aging Expo on Saturday, April 30, from 9am – 4pm at the Town and Country Convention Center at 500 Hotel […]

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PHOENIX — A former University of Arizona researcher will play a key role in an upcoming study that will aim to discover whether marijuana could be used as a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder treatment for veterans. According to a recent press release, Dr. Sue Sisley will be the principal investigator at the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies’ […]

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Military veterans may soon find out just how effectively cannabis can treat symptoms of post-traumatic stress. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has given approval to study the effects of medical marijuana on post-traumatic stress disorder, marking the first U.S. study on PTSD that will use actual raw cannabis in its clinical trial, reports the Denver […]

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This simple stew is both inexpensive and vegan. The peanut butter leaves a very mild flavour and the creamiest of textures. Unlike many of the dishes that I have adapted from Madhur Jaffrey’s canonical World Vegetarian, it doesn’t even require a special trip to the spice store! I have a really hard time not overcooking […]

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(Photo credit: @myccnm/Twitter) Findings show cannabis inhibits osteoarthritis-related cartilage breakdown. A study published recently in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health shows that synthetic cannabinoid treatment reduces osteoarthritis-related cartilage breakdown, as reported by The Weed Blog. The findings align with years of anecdotal evidence suggesting cannabis may fight osteoarthritis-related cartilage breakdown […]

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