January 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Unregulated sales of cannabis oil have been ramping up in Iowa even as state officials work to set up a tightly regulated distribution system for medical marijuana products. Several Iowa business are openly selling the oils, known as cannabidiol, or CBD, despite warnings from state officials that it’s illegal to […]

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Mark Scatterday is the CEO of Jupiter Research, a Phoenix-based manufacturer and distributor of cannabis vaping technology.(Photo: Mark Henle/The Republic) Having a background running an electronic-cigarette company proved to be a big asset for Mark Scatterday, the CEO and co-founder of Phoenix-based Jupiter Research, a manufacturer and distributor of cannabis vaping technology. But not exactly in […]

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Los Angeles – The legal cannabis sector is expected to generate $40bn and more than 400 000 jobs by 2021 in the United States, according to a study released on Tuesday. The estimate by consulting firm Arcview includes direct purchases by consumers of $20.8bn and indirect revenue for growers and various subcontractors as well as […]

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CHICAGO — Focus on research to better understand cannabis, don’t reverse voter-approved cannabis legalization, said Northwestern University professor Hans Breiter of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to rescind Obama-era directives that eased federal enforcement of state-legalized recreational marijuana. “As a scientist, I am impressed by how little we understand about cannabis, or any other potential […]

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What happened After the company announced its progress in developing drugs derived from marijuana cannabinoids, shares of Insys Therapeutics (NASDAQ:INSY) shot up 81.5% in December, according to SP Global Market Intelligence. So what Insys Therapeutics would probably like a do-over on the first 11 months of 2017, but shares came roaring back in December after management reported […]

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An influential Republican lawmaker in the Indiana House of Representatives said Friday that the Legislature should study the possibility of legalizing medical marijuana. Rep. Matt Lehman, the majority floor leader, says he is sponsoring a resolution calling for an interim study committee to research medical pot after the session. The Berne lawmaker says he still […]

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DES MOINES, Iowa (KCCI) — The battle to bring medical cannabis to Iowa has hit a potentially dangerous stumbling block after it was discovered that illegal products are being sold in the state. Pharmacists said consumers have been purchasing products they thought were legal but didn’t know what ingredients the products contained. Police have seized […]

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IRVINE, CA, Jan. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC:CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based medicines, is pleased to announce its support for the U.S. Federal Government, and the Company intends to step in with its experts to assist the Federal Government. The Company is looking to establish new […]

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