January 2018

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – MyDx, Inc. (OTCQB: MYDX), a science and technology company and creator of MyDx® (My Diagnostic), the first multi-use handheld chemical analyzer designed for Cannabis professionals and retail consumers to understand the chemical profile of cannabis with how it makes them feel and which ailments it alleviates, today announced a definitive […]

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Mexican soldiers burn marijuana plants found amid a field of blue agave, the plant used for the production of tequila, in El Llano, Hostotipaquillo, Jalisco State, Mexico on September 27, 2012. (Credit: HECTOR GUERRERO/AFP/GettyImages) A new study suggests that legalized cannabis may already be reducing violence in states that border Mexico, where U.S.-bound drug trafficking […]

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GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (KOLO)– A man hospitalized after a flash fire in Gardnerville will face charges. This is a screenshot of a video produced by Citywide Video News of the scene of a flash fire and explosion in Gardnerville. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and East Fork Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire at the […]

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives his 2018 State of the State address. Photo Credit: The Associate Press/Hans Pennink ALBANY—New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants New York to fund a study of the possible impact of legalizing recreational marijuana in the state, the Democratic governor said at his annual budget address on Tuesday afternoon. The […]

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Mexican soldiers burn marijuana plants found amid a field of blue agave, the plant used for the production of tequila, in El Llano, Hostotipaquillo, Jalisco State, Mexico on September 27, 2012. (Credit: HECTOR GUERRERO/AFP/GettyImages) A new study suggests that legalized cannabis may already be reducing violence in states that border Mexico, where U.S.-bound drug trafficking […]

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The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will not conduct research into whether medical marijuana could help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain, as veterans groups are pushing for the use of the drug as an alternative to opioids and anti-depressants. In a letter to U.S. Rep. Tim Walz (D-Minn.), Department of […]

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SMITHS FALLS, ON and VICTORIA, Australia, Jan. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) and the Victorian State Government today announced the signing of a significant Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) to further develop research and technical capabilities in the production of medical cannabis in Australia. The Honourable Minister for Agriculture […]

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Illustration courtesy of Hebrew University of Jerusalem While cannabis science in the U.S. remains heavily politicized and mired in red tape, our international ally, Israel, is racing ahead. On Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 6 p.m., The California Israel Chamber of Commerce, American Friends of Hebrew University, and financial advisors WGD Partners host a V.I.P. cocktail […]

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Valens GroWorks (OTC:MYMSF) is a Canadian cannabis producer with operations in Okanagan Valley, BC. It has a highly secured production facility with a license to produce cannabis oil and a license to hold cannabis products for research. In the 18 months, it acquired a Licensed Cannabis Testing Lab, Supra, purchased Valens Agritech, and also bought […]

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