December 8, 2018

Soon after Amy Smith* started thinking about having a baby a few years ago, she wondered what she’d do about her marijuana habit. Smith had deployed twice with the US Army, and had returned from Iraq with severe post-traumatic stress disorder. At one point, her doctors at the VA had her taking 22 pills to […]

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The marijuana growing field at UM was last planted in 2014, but the National Institute on Drug Abuse has requested a larger crop to be produced in 2019, so university officials are readying the field for use next summer. Photo by Don Stanford/Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences Fifty years ago, the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical […]

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Marijuana abuse was independently associated with an eye-opening doubled risk of acute MI in a large, retrospective, age-matched cohort study, as reported at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology. The link was strongest by far in young adult marijuana abusers, with an adjusted 3.2-fold increased risk of MI in 25- to 29-year-olds […]

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GB Sciences, Inc. announces on November 19, 2018, the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, on behalf of the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, entered into a Master Research and Development Agreement with GB Sciences Louisiana, LLC.     The Master Research and Development Agreement comes from the parties’ desire to participate in joint […]

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Not every marijuana stock claims a market cap of billions of dollars while making less money than your nearest grocery store. And not every marijuana company focuses primarily on growing cannabis, either. Auxly Cannabis (NASDAQOTH:CBWTF) and Origin House (NASDAQOTH:ORHOF) are two cases in point. Origin House has been a big winner so far in 2018, […]

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THC and CBD, bioactive substances produced by cannabis and sought by medical patients and recreational users, sprung to life thanks to ancient colonization of the plant’s genome by viruses, U of T researchers have found. The finding is only one of the insights revealed by the long-awaited cannabis genome map detailing gene arrangement on the […]

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Will and Gwenelle Parks, who own the gourmet condiment company Saucier Willy in Baltimore County, specialize in concocting homemade sauces, syrups and seasonings using locally sourced produce. But recently, they’ve found success with a new ingredient: cannabis. Once medical marijuana became legal for Maryland patients last December, the husband-and-wife duo realized they could blend their […]

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Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) and KushCo Holdings (NASDAQOTH:KSHB) are two marijuana stocks that are about as different as night and day. Aurora claims a market cap of more than $5.7 billion and produces cannabis for the Canadian recreational and medical marijuana markets and international medical marijuana markets. KushCo’s market cap is less than $460 million. The […]

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A cafe in Wombourne is starting to sell honey containing cannabis oil – known as CBD. Each stick of honey has 10mg of CBD in it, which some say helps with a variety of medical conditions such as pain relief, arthritis and stress. Although research into the health benefits of cannabis oil remains inconclusive. … […]

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