February 2018

BLOOMINGTON – An Indiana University study using mice suggests that adolescent humans could suffer from marijuana with high levels of THC while being calmed by the presence of CBD in pot. THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) gives the “high” to marijuana; CBD (cannabidiol) can counteract the “stoned” feeling. “We found a variety of adverse effects of THC when […]

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IRVINE, CA , Jan. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based medicines, announces that the Company’s research team is expanding the scope of its current cancer research to include Leukemia. “As we gain increasing clarity of how cannabinoids work we will influence […]

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By Kelly Werthmann BOULDER, Colo. (CBS) – Even though Colorado and many other states have legalized marijuana, federal law still prohibits scientists from studying the drug and its health effects. (credit: CBS) However, researchers at the University of Colorado-Boulder have found a way to drive around that problem. It’s nickname is the CannaVan – a Dodge […]

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GATINEAU, QC–(Marketwired – February 01, 2018) – The Hydropothecary Corporation (“Hydropothecary” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: THCX) today released Elixir CBD Peppermint, Canada’s first CBD medical cannabis oil mist. “Hydropothecary is committed to developing innovative medical cannabis products in response to our clients’ daily living needs. Our award-winning Elixir THC Peppermint product was created for […]

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Dee Mani, 44, refused chemotherapy when she was diagnosed with breast cancer A mother-of-two claims she has cured her aggressive breast cancer by taking one drop of cannabis oil every day. Dee Mani, 44, refused chemotherapy when she was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer – deemed the deadliest form – and instead opted to […]

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Canadian patients who rely on medical cannabis and the organizations that represent them are frustrated with the federal government’s proposed “sin” tax on their medicine. In November 2017, the Liberal government revealed a proposed excise duty framework that would see recreational cannabis taxed at a rate of $1 per gram (or 10 percent of the […]

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Canadian patients who rely on medical cannabis and the organizations that represent them are frustrated with the federal government’s proposed “sin” tax on their medicine. In November 2017, the Liberal government revealed a proposed excise duty framework that would see recreational cannabis taxed at a rate of $1 per gram (or 10 percent of the […]

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