May 2017

The myth that smoking marijuana with tobacco will make users more stoned has been debunked by scientists. Cannabis users across the world have long believed that sprinkling a handful of tobacco in with the herb improves the high. But in the first study of its kind, researchers delving into how both substances interacted when inhaled […]

A recent study by German researchers at the University of Bonn and Hebrew University concluded that “a chronic low dose of THC restores cognitive function in old mice” and could prevent human brains from “slowing down” later in life. The researchers gave mice of varying ages daily doses of THC for one month straight. While […]

In an effort to curb explosions linked to illicit cannabis extraction, Sacramento County is taking a tough new stance on butane—one that could soon be adopted across all of California. Beginning next month, residents will be able to possess only 600 milliliters of the chemical solvent, or two standard-size cans. Retailers in the county will […]

A local distributor of cannabis oil is lending legal help to a Mission merchant whose stock was confiscated by local police who say they were operating under Kansas’ “zero tolerance” marijuana laws. Vince Sanders is the owner of American Shaman Store, a Kansas City-based wholesaler that provides products derived from the cannabis, or marijuana plant, […]

Vancouver, British Columbia (FSCwire) – ASHBURTON VENTURES INC. (ABR-TSX:V) (ARB-FRANKFURT)  (“Ashburton” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that scientific trials to test the effect of zeolite in cannabis cultivation have reached the flowering stage of marijuana production. Ashburton Ventures is conducting the first known scientific trials of cannabis cultivated with zeolite and carbon. Clinoptilolite, […]

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Axim Biotechnologies recently announced that its U.K. partner, Quay Pharmaceuticals, has secured licenses from the British Home Office to continue developing and importing its medical cannabinoid product MedChew Rx — a potential treatment for pain and spasticity in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), among other illnesses. MedChew Rx is a gum containing 5 mg of cannabidiol (CBD) and 5 mg of […]