September 2017

(Reuters) – Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Thursday its cannabis-derived gel to treat genetic disorder Fragile X syndrome succeeded in significantly reducing symptoms such as anxiety in a mid-stage study. The U.S. drug developer’s shares – down 60 percent since the beginning of the year – were up 57 percent at $9.72 in morning trading. […]

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Senator Cory Gardner (R) Colorado has signed on to a bipartisan effort revolving around easing the restrictions on medical cannabis research. This is big news, as Sen. Gardner is not the first to come to mind with pro-pot anything. Related Story: 5 Versatile Types Of Marijuana For Your Medicine Cabinet Gardner’s now cosponsoring the Marijuana […]

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With medical marijuana permitted in 30 states and the District of Columbia, many patients across the United States now have ability to treat their debilitating conditions without fear of persecution or having to depend on the black market. Although legalization has been largely beneficial, an interesting study showcases an unintended consequence that may have stemmed […]

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The Georgia lawmaker who wrote the state’s groundbreaking medical marijuana law has re-upped his call for the state to allow a limited form of cultivation and manufacturing, saying he wants to set a tone ahead of the upcoming legislative session. State Rep. Allen Peake, R-Macon, is urging families and advocates to contact state representatives and senators […]

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American Chemical Society’s ACS Omega has published a study which claims to be groundbreaking in terms of how we view a very specific type of cannabis consumption, the so called cannabis oil dabbing. Dabbing has been a growing trend since talks of legalization have started a few years ago. The study which was published this month […]

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United Cannabis Corp (OTCMKTS:CNAB) has taken an innovative approach to the cannabis market. Rather than simply offering over-the-counter products, the firm’s long-term objective is to advance its Prana offerings into a line of approved pharmaceutical medications that physicians can advise to their patients. The firm finalized a deal with the Caribbean Institute of Medical Research […]

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Israeli Agriculture Ministry today recognized medical cannabis as a legitimate crop JERUSALEM—Two clinical trials being conducted by Dr. Adi Aran and researchers at Shaare Zedek Medical Center show early promise for young patients experiencing extreme symptoms of autism. In related news, the Israeli Agriculture Ministry today has recognized medical marijuana, as an agricultural crop. Experts […]

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Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg McDonald’s is overwhelmingly the number one fast food choice for cannabis consumers in states where marijuana is legal. A new study conducted by cannabis financial news website Green Market Report and Consumer Research Around Cannabis found that 43% of survey respondents who bought legal marijuana chose McDonald’s as their go-to place to […]

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Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg McDonald’s is overwhelmingly the number one fast food choice for cannabis consumers in states where marijuana is legal. A new study conducted by cannabis financial news website Green Market Report and Consumer Research Around Cannabis found that 43% of survey respondents who bought legal marijuana chose McDonald’s as their go-to place to […]

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NANAIMO, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tilray, a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, today announced that Tilray medical cannabis products have been successfully exported to New Zealand and are now available for distribution nationwide. The products were produced at Tilray’s federally licensed, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)-certified facility in Canada and can be dispensed to any […]

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Cookie butter is more than addictive, it’s pure sin. Every oily, sweet, bite is better than the last, and it takes about a quarter or a jar to stop yourself. It’s the perfect vehicle for cannabis oil if you ask me! Biscoff cookies are commonly served as a snack, but ground into crumbly crunchy dust […]

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Shutterstock New research suggests that an increasingly popular method of cannabis consumption may pose more health risks than other methods from a chemical level. A study published this month in the American Chemical Society’s ACS Omega found that a method of using cannabis known as dabbing may expose users to elevated toxin levels as compared to other methods. In a study of how the chemicals […]

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