October 2016

The states where recreational cannabis will be on the ballot are California, Arizona, Nevada, Maine and Massachusetts, while North Dakota, Arkansas, Montana and Florida are considering medical marijuana legalization. California in particular is an interest to investors. According to Arcview Group, a company that links investors with cannabis companies, has shown the market for both […]

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A new study suggests that marijuana may have a strange benefit: improving night vision. Based on a pharmacologist’s observation in the 1990s that Jamaican fishermen who smoked or consumed cannabis had “an uncanny ability to see in the dark,” researchers at McGill University dug in. They applied a synthetic cannabinoid to the eye tissue of […]

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A Bulgarian-born professor and pioneer in the field of cannabis research is scheduled to lecture during Colorado State University-Pueblo’s 2017 Institute of Cannabis Research Conference in April. Raphael Mechoulam, the “Father of Cannabis Research,” will present the inaugural Mechoulam Lecture, named in his honor. Mechoulam is an organic chemist and professor of Medicinal Chemistry at […]

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Researchers studied effect of increased cannabinoid levels in tadpoles Found it made retinal ganglion cells more sensitive, increasing activity  These are cells responsible for transmitting info on light from eyes to brain  Increasing cannabinoid levels allowed them to detect objects in low light By Cheyenne Macdonald For Dailymail.com Published: 15:07 EST, 27 October 2016 | Updated: 15:29 […]

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In partnership with RIWI Corp., Deloitte surveyed 5,000 Canadians this past summer — including 1,000 identified as recreational marijuana users — and calculated that the base retail market alone would be worth $4.9 billion to $8.7 billion annually. The ancillary market — growers, infused product makers, testing labs, and security — would increase that to […]

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A Bulgarian-born professor and pioneer in the field of cannabis research is scheduled to lecture during Colorado State University-Pueblo’s 2017 Institute of Cannabis Research Conference in April. Raphael Mechoulam, the “Father of Cannabis Research,” will present the inaugural Mechoulam Lecture, named in his honor. Mechoulam is an organic chemist and professor of Medicinal Chemistry at […]

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A Bulgarian-born professor and pioneer in the field of cannabis research is scheduled to lecture during Colorado State University-Pueblo’s 2017 Institute of Cannabis Research Conference in April. Raphael Mechoulam, the “Father of Cannabis Research,” will present the inaugural Mechoulam Lecture, named in his honor. Mechoulam is an organic chemist and professor of Medicinal Chemistry at […]

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ISRAEL’S right-wing government is adamantly opposed to the legalisation of cannabis for recreational use. But it is also rather lax when it comes to medical marijuana. The health ministry is currently licensing a new list of 100 or so doctors who will be allowed to prescribe the drug for a growing list of medical conditions, […]

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ISRAEL’S right-wing government is adamantly opposed to the legalisation of cannabis for recreational use. But it is also rather lax when it comes to medical marijuana. The health ministry is currently licensing a new list of 100 or so doctors who will be allowed to prescribe the drug for a growing list of medical conditions, […]

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In partnership with RIWI Corp., Deloitte surveyed 5,000 Canadians this past summer — including 1,000 identified as recreational marijuana users — and calculated that the base retail market alone would be worth $4.9 billion to $8.7 billion annually. The ancillary market — growers, infused product makers, testing labs, and security — would increase that to […]

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