September 12, 2017

American adults are smoking more pot, but increased cannabis use does not appear to be due to wider availability of legal marijuana, a new study shows. Pot consumption among women almost doubled between 1984 and 2015, from 5.5 percent of adults to 10.6 percent; meanwhile, 14.7 percent more men are toking up since 2000, according to the report from the […]

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A group of U.S. Senators is attempting to end the prohibition-fueled dearth of federal cannabis research. The Senate Appropriations Committee has made a series of directives to the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) and Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) that could create national standards for cannabis product safety. Because marijuana is still illegal on the […]

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If you speak to someone who has suffered from insomnia at all as an adult, chances are good that person has either tried using marijuana, or cannabis, for sleep or has thought about it. This is reflected in the many variations of cannabinoid or cannabis-based medicines available to improve sleep – like Nabilone, Dronabinol and […]

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One-ounce bags of medicinal marijuana (Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images) If you speak to someone who has suffered from insomnia at all as an adult, chances are good that person has either tried using marijuana, or cannabis, for sleep or has thought about it. This is reflected in the many variations of cannabinoid or cannabis-based […]

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Tuesday, 12 September 2017 By by Court Reporter newsdesk@iomtoday.co.im Twitter: @iomnewspapers in Crime News from court A 41-year-old Douglas man has admitted ordering cannabis oil and toffee infused with the drug on the dark web to combat his Crohn’s Disease. Stuart Watts, of Norwood Drive, was sentenced to a two-year conditional discharge after pleading guilty […]

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Bill Boerum’s statement to the Sonoma City Council’s special meeting, a Community Workshop on Cannabis, on Monday night: “Though not representing any specific organization, I have had 10 years of healthcare and hospital governance experience on the local, regional, and statewide levels. My other disclaimer is that I am not now, nor have I ever been a […]

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NEW YORK, September 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With leading recent estimates clocking the 2016 North American legal cannabis market between $6.7 and $7.2 billion, the only thing more impressive about the industry is the growth projections. Research estimates a whopping compound annual sales growth rate of 25 percent through 2021. This stupendous growth, driven by […]

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Zelda Therapeutics Ltd (ASX:ZLD) is making significant progress with its medical cannabis research program in Chile. The company has already established a focus on autism, eczema and insomnia. Zelda has now engaged the services of an experienced team of clinicians and scientists to help manage its clinical trials. Harry Karelis, executive chairman, commented: “We welcome […]

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Blockchain, the technology that powers digital currencies like Bitcoin, will make a cannabis-sector debut in Australia with the help of Canadian cannabis app developer Global Cannabis. The company has announced that it will launch an Australian subsidiary called Global Cannabis Apps (Australia), and has tasked the new company with the development of blockchain software for […]

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Nearly 11.5 million Canadians, or 39 percent of adult-age Canadians have admitted they will be cannabis consumers if Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s legalization plans for 2018 come to bloom, and as a country, 57 percent of Canadians are supportive of the Prime Minister’s plan for changing the cannabis laws. This is according to a newly […]

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