January 2018

Five years after Portugal’s decriminalization, drug use by young people was down. Teenagers between the ages of 16 and 18, for example, were 27.6 percent less likely to use drugs. What’s more, the number of people going to treatment went up, while drug-related deaths decreased. … read more at: https://www.salon.com/2018/01/30/re-criminalizing-cannabis-is-worse-than-1930s-reefer-madness_partner/

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Lord Jones, which is based in Los Angeles, is not the only brand to market a pain-relieving CBD body lotion, but it is one of the chicest. Founded in 2016 by Robert Rosenheck, who has a branding background, and his wife, Cindy Capobianco, who has led public relations for Banana Republic and marketing for Gap, […]

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Financial Results* Organigram’s financial results for the quarter ending November 30, 2017 saw the Company report its highest quarterly net sales to date. Net sales rose to $2.7 million in Q1-2018 (up from $2.1 million in Q4-2017, and up from $2.2 million in Q1-2017). The Company reported a net loss and comprehensive loss of $1.4 […]

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RICHMOND, Va. (WHSV) — A bill proposed by a local delegate to let doctors prescribe a marijuana derivative for treatment of more medical conditions is receiving full support in the General Assembly so far. WHSV file image of medical marijuana for an epilepsy patient Valley delegate Ben Cline brought bill HB 1251 to the House […]

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SEATTLE, WA, Jan. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CFN Media Group (“CannabisFN”), the leading creative agency and media network dedicated to legal cannabis, announces publication of an article covering India Globalization Capital Inc.(NYSE: IGC) and its shift into the cannabis industry. India Globalization operates a legacy infrastructure business that consists of heavy equipment rental, real estate […]

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 29, 2018) – Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or the “Company“) (TSX VENTURE:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF), a global leader in cannabinoid-based drug development and discovery, is pleased to announce the approval by Health Canada of a Phase 2 clinical trial designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of different doses and ratios of medical cannabis […]

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Andria Smith (left) with her daughter Delilah Smith (center) and Jenna Sauter’s son, Maverick Hawkins, in Nevada City, Calif. The mothers are both members of the Facebook group “Pot Smoking Moms Who Cuss Sometimes.” Sarah Varney/Kaiser Health News hide caption … read more at: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/01/29/580535951/is-smoking-pot-while-pregnant-safe-for-the-baby

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A vet manages his anxiety. | GreenState file photo By Tracy E. Foose, MD Somewhere between the hand-wringing of “Reefer Madness” and the proprietary mysticism of your dispensary rep, there’s a practical approach to cannabis. And although marijuana is getting commercialized at the state level, illegality under federal law still obstructs U.S. research into its […]

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I was introduced to cannabis by a friend with a joint. Although that is still the way most people first experience the plant, we’re currently living in what I like to call the Cannabis Renaissance. Folks are creating all kinds of products that dial in to exactly what various consumers want, putting it in everything […]

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 29, 2018) – Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or the “Company“) (TSX VENTURE:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF), a global leader in cannabinoid-based drug development and discovery, is pleased to announce the approval by Health Canada of a Phase 2 clinical trial designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of different doses and ratios of medical cannabis […]

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