June 2016

America’s lawmakers continue to chip away at federal cannabis prohibition during this lame duck session of Congress. Last week, Republican Congressmen Andy Harris from Maryland, Oregon Democrat Earl Blumenauer, Virginia Republican H. Morgan Griffith, and California Democrat Sam Farr introduced the Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2016, which would remove barriers to cannabis research. A […]

TORONTO — Canopy Growth Corp., the largest of Canada’s publicly traded marijuana companies, is preparing to export its expertise through a new Brazilian partnership. Canopy’s Bedrocan subsidiary and its Brazilian partners have created a new company to import proprietary varieties of cannabis into Brazil — a country with a population of 200 million. Initially, Bedrocan Brazil will […]

OF LOBBYISTS WHO ALLOW FOLLOW THEM FOR MONTHS. WON WON! OF US. I’M GOING TO SIGN A BILL. WE SHOWED THEM OUR CHILDREN DAY. SALLY: HANNAH SHOOKER IS ONE OF THOSE CHILDREN. THIS IS CHRISTMAS DAY LAST YEAR. GIRL, HANNAH HAS EPILEPSY, A SEES CAN RACK HER BRAIN WITH SEVERAL PER MONTH. THE GREATEST GIFT […]

Leonard Marshall of the New York Giants in 1991. Marshall believes he is suffering from CTE caused by head trauma from his playing days. When ex-Super Bowl champion Leonard Marshall took the stage at the Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo at the Javitz Center in New York on June 16, he still looked like […]

(Photo credit: Lew Robertson/Corbis) Marijuana extract reduces seizures in patients with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome in clinical trial. GW Pharmaceuticals, the maker of a marijuana-based drug used to help children with rare forms of epilepsy, announced successful clinical trials of the drug Epidiolex in the treatment of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS). Epidiolex is made from pharmaceutical-grade cannabidiol (CBD) […]