December 2017

The Top CBD Cannabis Studies of 2017 The past year was important for proponents of medical cannabis. Those seeking to remove cannabis’ Schedule I status are now armed with even more evidence for its medicinal and wellness benefits from a combination of human and rodent studies. From benefits in epilepsy, autism, and beyond, here are […]

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A Cottage Grove man hospitalized in November after a cannabis oil lab explosion has been jailed for allegedly violating supervised release conditions in a marijuana-related money laundering case. Federal authorities booked Eric Leighton Scully, 34, into the Lane County Jail on Wednesday. Scully appeared Thursday in U.S. District Court in Eugene, where Magistrate Judge Jolie […]

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On Wednesday a reinvigorated Massroots Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT) announced their new plan of attack to gain market share in California’s recreational market which opens on January 3. The company quoted stats from ArcView Market Research showing that California’s market expects to grow to $6.5 billion by 2020. As a “leading technology platform” for the cannabis industry, […]

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The Top CBD Cannabis Studies of 2017 The past year was important for proponents of medical cannabis. Those seeking to remove cannabis’ Schedule I status are now armed with even more evidence for its medicinal and wellness benefits from a combination of human and rodent studies. From benefits in epilepsy, autism, and beyond, here are […]

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Psychiatric patients treated with a substance found in cannabis, cannabidiol, showed a significant reduction in psychotic symptoms and were also more likely to be rated as “improved” by their psychiatrist, our latest study shows. Psychotic disorders affect two to three per cent of the population. They usually begin in early adulthood and the symptoms can be lifelong. […]

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The number of women who use marijuana while pregnant is increasing, especially among teenage and young pregnant mothers, a new report in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) suggested. “Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug during pregnancy,” the research letter published in JAMA on Tuesday stated. “And its use is increasing.” […]

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Nothing announces the end of a year like a countdown, so allow me to commence my list of the Top Five Most Surprising Cannabis Stories of 2017. 5. The Canadian mandate requiring citizens to store personal-use cannabis under lock and key. (Upside: the creation of thousands of jobs for private-residence lockbox inspectors?) 4. The old-school […]

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TORONTO, Dec. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nutritional High International Inc. (“Nutritional High“) (CSE:EAT) (OTCQB:SPLIF) (FRANKFURT:2NU) and Canada House Wellness Group Inc.’s (“Canada House“) (CSE:CHV) wholly owned subsidiary Abba Medix Corp. (“Abba”) (collectively the “Companies”) are pleased to announce that the Companies have entered into a definitive agreement in connection with the previously announced Joint […]

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Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017 6:00 am Traffic stop leads to honey oil lab in Tulare THE RECORDER recorder@portervillerecorder.com Recorderonline.com Two Tulare residents are… read more at: http://www.recorderonline.com/news/traffic-stop-leads-to-honey-oil-lab-in-tulare/article_e551aa8e-eb88-11e7-aeae-f79af40469e5.html

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Canadian and North American Cannabis companies are quickly ramping up operations getting ready to meet the anticipated surge in demand when recreation customers could start ordering across Canada. Bill C-45, which will legalize cannabis across the country, largely leaves it up to the provinces and territories to determine how marijuana can be sold and used. […]

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In a story Dec. 15 about Texas’ medical marijuana program, The Associated Press misidentified a National Conference of State Legislatures program director. Her name is Karmen Hanson, not Kristen Hanson. A corrected version of the story is below: Cautious Texas among last states to OK medical marijuana While California is about to make recreational pot […]

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