March 7, 2018

(via MedicalGraphics) Using cannabis doesn’t do harm to kidneys, new medical research suggests. A study published in the American Journal of Medicine concludes that moderate marijuana has no association to kidney disease in younger people, reports HealthDay. Lead investigator Dr.  Murray Mittleman, a professor of epidemiology at Harvard University’s School of Public Health and an […]

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Democratic candidate for governor Dennis Kucinich wants to fully legalize marijuana, a move he said would have positive implications for criminal justice, agriculture and even the state’s ongoing opioid crisis. Kucinich unveiled a sweeping marijuana plan on Wednesday, calling for allowing medical-marijuana patients to grow their own plants, fully legalizing recreational marijuana […]

Cannabis has been proven to have numerous health benefits, which as recent research reveals, could directly help those involved in the ongoing opioid crisis in the U.S. Particularly, states who have legalized medical marijuana experience lower rates of overall opioid use, according to multiple reports cited by The Hill. In the numerous studies mentioned, sources are cited which […]

DOJA Applies for Cannabis Oil License and Signs Innovative Extraction Partnership Agreement with Vitalis Hiku’s wholly-owned subsidiary DOJA Cannabis Ltd. (“DOJA“), a licensed cannabis producer under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (the “ACMPR“), submitted its application to Health Canada for the production of medical cannabis oils at its second site facility (the […]

Thomasi McDonald The News Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) (TNS) RALEIGH — State health officials issued an advisory Tuesday warning residents of a “potentially contaminated cannabidiol oil” that has caused a recent spike in hospital emergency room visits. Along with being consumed as an oil, a similar product has been found in electronic cigarettes and vaporizing pens, […]

An Israeli peer-reviewed study, just published in the European Journal of Internal Medicine, reports that pain and nausea of cancer patients can be lessened through the use of medical cannabis. The study included thousands of cancer patients using medical cannabis between 2015 and 2017. Over 95% of the patients reported an improvement in their condition […]

SEATTLE, WA, March 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CFN Media Group (“CannabisFN”), the leading creative agency and media network dedicated to legal cannabis, announces publication of an article covering recent developments in the deployment of Ehave Inc.’s (OTCQB: EHVVF) Connect platform, an innovative bioinformatics tool that enables researchers, physicians, and patients to connect in a way that […]

“Wonder Women Of Weed” is a bi-monthly show and column featuring accomplished female leaders in the cannabis industry, brought to you by a collaborative effort that includes Benzinga, Industry Power Women and Direct Cannabis Network. This week, we present CannaRegs co-founder and CEO Amanda Ostrowitz. Prior to starting cannabis-focused legal research platform CannaRegs, Amanda worked as a regulator at the […]

JOHANNESBURG – One of the world’s leading medical cannabis research and production companies has begun exporting medical cannabis products to South Africa, in partnership with local biotechnology firm BGM Pharmaceuticals. Last week, Tilray, which is based in Canada, announced it had “successfully exported medical cannabis products to South Africa for nationwide distribution to qualified patients […]

DOJA Applies for Cannabis Oil License and Signs Innovative Extraction Partnership Agreement with Vitalis Hiku’s wholly-owned subsidiary DOJA Cannabis Ltd. (“DOJA“), a licensed cannabis producer under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (the “ACMPR“), submitted its application to Health Canada for the production of medical cannabis oils at its second site facility (the […]

The first spring water infused with cannabis oil has launched in the UK. Love Hemp Water, which contains CBD hemp, is available from today (March 7) on Ocado in 500ml and 1.5 litre bottles. CBD stands for cannabidiol – one of at least 113 active cannabinoids in cannabis. It accounts for around 40 per cent […]