October 2018

India Globalization Capital Inc. (IGC) is the latest high-flying cannabis stock to be targeted by Citron Research. The stock commentary website founded by activist short seller Andrew Left, which has also taken aim at CV Sciences Inc. (CVSI), Cronos Group Inc. (CRON), Namaste Technologies Inc. (N) and Tilray Inc. (TLRY) in the past, labeled IGC “the poster […]

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“We recognize that as a cannabis research centre it would be a little bit ostrich-head-in-the-sand to ignore the fact there is a huge change in the regulatory environment,” MacKillop said. He called legalization a natural experiment. It’s also increasingly clear that the line between medical and recreational cannabis is blurred, Busse said. For instance, in […]

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By Stephanie Garr CBD oil is a natural remedy derived from the cannabis plant. As the source of both marijuana and hemp, any substance made from cannabis immediately raises concerns around its legality and safety. However, certain components of the cannabis plant can be beneficial for health and healing, without getting you “high.” CBD oil […]

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New studies on marijuana are churned out nearly every day, with most of them focusing on novel findings about the plant’s therapeutic potential and the implications of legalization. But cannabis itself isn’t new. Far from it. And a study published this month in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology documents the fascinating evolution of humanity’s relationship with […]

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Unlike many studies that have come before focusing on marijuana’s ability to treat chronic pain, this study aimed to see what happened when “experimental” pain was introduced. The researchers at Syracuse University “conducted a systematic review of 18 placebo-controlled studies.” It involved around 450 participants using various cannabis products, including cannabis itself, and also included […]

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File Photo Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine has been selected as one of eight medical schools in Pennsylvania to have been approved by Gov. Tom Wolf to begin research on the effects and potential of medical marijuana this past week. Pennsylvania is the first state to implement government-mandated research on cannabis, although Florida and other […]

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