February 2018

The Hydroponics Company (ASX: THC) has been given the green light to import medicinal cannabis products from its European partner Endoca after locking in a distribution deal last November. The company also today announced it will be supporting an upcoming clinical trial for the treatment of Tourette’s Syndrome, via its recent collaboration with BOL Pharma. […]

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We hear a lot about the effects of cannabis on the brain and body, but rarely do we consider its effects when used in combination with other drugs, like alcohol. Studying the health impacts of both alcohol and cannabis on their own is valuable, but it doesn’t always reflect the public’s use patterns. Therefore, it’s […]

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By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Top officials at of The American Legion, the nation’s largest veterans organization, on Friday stepped up their calls for the federal government to legitimize and invest in medical marijuana research. In a speech to the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., the Legion National Commander Denise Rohan outlined how […]

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The United States sees more than 12.7 million new cancer cases a year – and among those who must undergo surgery, one in 10 will become dependent on opioid pain relievers. With America’s opioid epidemic killing 116 people everyday from lethal overdoses, dependence on pain medications is a close rival to cancer itself as a […]

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Almost all cannabis seized by police now comprises high-strength varieties, with outdoor-grown herbal strains and hashish barely found, according to a new analysis. In the first study of its kind for 10 years, researchers from GW Pharmaceuticals, which makes medicines derived from cannabis, and King’s College London found 94% of samples seized by police were […]

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IRVINE, CA, Feb. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cannabis Science, Inc., (OTC: CBIS) a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based medicines, is pleased to announce the beta launch of iCannabinoid, the Company’s state-of-the-art, high technology social media and educational website. CBIS expects iCannabinoid to be the premier online platform for all things Cannabinoid-related, […]

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The methods include growing selected cannabis plants and extracting active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) from their flowers in a two-step process. Unlike traditional, multi-step methods – which can include solvents or manufacture of synthetic APIs – Axim Biotechnologies’ methods achieve an average of more than 99% purity, the company said. “Axim’s microencapsulation method is then applied […]

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Jim Haddadin Daily News Staff @JimHaddadin FRAMINGHAM — A task force of city councilors and municipal staff will study whether Framingham should limit where and when stores can sell pot before the recreational marijuana trade takes off in Massachusetts. With Framingham’s new city government still in the making last year, town officials largely refrained from […]

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The article, “Prospective Analysis Of Safety And Efficacy Of Medical Cannabis In Large Unselected Population Of Patients With Cancer” just published in the European Journal of Internal Medicine, studied thousands of cancer patients at Tikun Olam clinics in Israel. The patients were prescribed cannabis for their “malignancy-related symptoms,” mainly sleep problems, pain, nausea, and decreased appetite. […]

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Micron Waste Technologies Inc. (“Micron” or the “Company”) (CSE:MWM) (OTC:MICWF) (Frankfurt:7FM2) today announced that the Company has engaged the services of renowned engineering consultancy, BC Research Inc. to accelerate the commercialization process of its waste digester technology for the cannabis industry. Micron has developed a new […]

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The same global technology used to process French fries can potentially reduce the cost of processing cannabis into oil by over 6,000 percent OAKLAND, Calif. (PRWEB) February 27, 2018 OGZ Holdings announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the company a process patent for the development of oil refining technology […]

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ATLANTA — A controversial new medical marijuana bill took a step forward in the Georgia legislature Monday. If approved, backers say cannabis oil could become a treatment alternative to opioids for some ailments. When Georgia enacted a medical marijuana law in 2015, it drew up a list of ailments that were approved for medical marijuana […]

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