July 27, 2017

In four years, the International Cannabinoid Research Society will hold the International Symposium on the Cannabinoids in Jerusalem as guests of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The ICRS is the oldest scientific society dedicated to the research in the cannabis plant, cannabinoids and their physiological and biochemical targets. The ICRS, which meets annually, has nearly […]

As you are likely aware, cannabis is federally illegal under the Controlled Substances Act. This means that transporting any form of cannabis across state lines is considered a felony trafficking offense. Sending cannabis through the mail is no exception and can result in a prison sentence of up to five years for the first offense. […]

Buy Photo Tyler Tracy, head of the oil extraction team at Grupo Flor, discusses the technology involved in the cannabis oil extraction process(Photo: Amy Wu / The Californian)Buy Photo       Inside Grupo Flor’s cannabis oil extraction operation, strange looking machines occupy a corner of a cavernous space. In Monterey County, where the sales and […]

The backbone of medical advancement is biotechnology, an industry wrought with the incredible potential of novel drug RD, but vulnerable to the risk of stringent regulatory approval processes. Within this volatile market, however, is the cannabis-biotech sub-sector – a market flourishing with opportunity, innovation, and deep roots of medical possibilities. Fueled by an increasing volume […]

Roberto and Maria’s 13-year-old daughter has Dravet syndrome which causes many severe seizures daily. But with the help of a cannabis compound, she’s been nearly seizure free.  It’s bed time for 13-year-old Viridiana. And as her parents, Roberto and Maria, read to her, they know their daughter’s own story is different than a normal child’s. […]

Economists Olivier Marie and Ulf Zölitz took advantage of a decision by Maastricht, a city in the Netherlands, to change the rules for “cannabis cafes,” which legally sell recreational marijuana. Because Maastricht is very close to the border of multiple European countries (Belgium, France and Germany), drug tourism was posing difficulties for the city. Hoping […]

As the marijuana industry explodes across the nation and state laws trend toward legalization and decriminalization, the federal government’s staunch stance against the happy little plant may seem at odds with public opinion. Aside from enjoying the ire of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, marijuana sits at the top of the DEA’s list of controlled substances. […]

The days of rolling joints are coming to an end. In 2017, more and more people are choosing to consume marijuana electronically. Thomson Reuters Just like so many things about life in the post-smartphone world, cannabis is being made more convenient and accessible through modern technology. Rather than buying cannabis, rolling a joint, and burning […]

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Roberto and Maria’s 13-year-old daughter has Dravet syndrome which causes many severe seizures daily. But with the help of a cannabis compound, she’s been nearly seizure free.  It’s bed time for 13-year-old Viridiana. And as her parents, Roberto and Maria, read to her, they know their daughter’s own story is different than a normal child’s. […]