October 2018

New York, NY, Oct. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zion Market Research has published a new report titled “Cannabis Testing Market by Product and Software (Products and Software (Cannabis LIMS)), by Method of Testing (Potency, Heavy Metal, Terpene Profiling, Microbial Analysis, Pesticide Screening, Residual Solvent Screening, and Genetic), and by End-User (Cannabis Testing Laboratories, Research […]

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Scan showing brain cancer. Credit: Michelle Monje, MD, PhD, Stanford University. BioCeuticals has provided funding for a Phase II clinical trial to investigate the impact of high THC medicinal cannabis on patients with glioma, a type of brain tumour. Approved by Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) ministry of health, the trial will be led by […]

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(photo courtesy Flickr.com/burningimage) As pesky and annoying as sand flies are, they might actually prefer eating weed over sucking blood, according to new scientific research. According to a study published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, sand flies consumed cannabis more frequently than researchers expected. The study’s lead author, Ibrahim […]

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Recreational marijuana is now legal in Canada, and as my colleague Tony Mecia writes, a Democratic takeover of the House could help facilitate legal pot in more places in the United States. And soon. Legalizing cannabis has a number of upsides. It’s projected to help the farming economy while hurting the smuggling economy, and sparing […]

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Getty royalty free A new animal study has identified new pathways by which cannabidiol (CBD), the non-intoxicating compound in marijuana, affects the brain and nervous system without getting users high. If replicable in humans, the finding may strengthen the argument that CBD could be a safer alternative to standard pain and anxiety meds for many patients. While […]

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The Freddy Beach Cannabis Mixer was held at Planet Hatch on Oct. 22. The green, blue, grey and orange chairs were filled with approximately 45 academics, researchers, university representatives and business owners from around the province. They connected with Delphy, a worldwide Dutch company known for their expertise in food and flowers … but no, […]

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Customers at a Swansea coffee shop are swapping shots of caramel in their coffee for cannabidiol oil.  Bogarts CBD Coffee House, in Swansea, Wales, is one of a growing number of businesses selling the legal product. An otherwise typical coffee shop, Bogarts CBD Coffee House adds shots of CBD oil to favourites such as camomile tea, […]

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Medlab Clinical Ltd (ASX:MDC) has successfully completed stage I of the NanaBis™ human trial on cancer patients at Royal North Shore Hospital. NanaBis™ is one of two of Medlab’s cannabis-based medicines which contains formulations of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). Medlab has received formal approval from the appropriate authority to proceed to stage II of […]

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The cannabis market seems to keep getting higher and higher. After marijuana was legalized completely in Canada this October, investors can’t seem to get enough of the cannabis industry. And while several marijuana stocks like Tilray (TLRY) or Canopy Growth Corporation (CGC) have been somewhat rocky lately, the overall market seems fairly bullish on cannabis and its applications. […]

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Southern Illinois University is busy clearing land to plant a new hemp research field later this spring.  It’s part of a new program that is designed to help provide research to the state’s emerging cannabis industry and offer training to students interested in cannabis-related careers. Researchers at SIU’s colleges of science and agricultural sciences have […]

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