January 13, 2019

One of the most important jobs in the emerging medical ganja industry is that of processing manager – the person who supervises the intricate task of extracting the ganja oil from the plant. A mix of science and art, the process includes using one of several extraction methods to lift the chemical compounds from the […]

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ATLANTA – When proponents of Georgia-grown medical cannabis argue their case this legislative session, they will have a major hurdle to overcome with some lawmakers: Marijuana’s outlaw status on the federal level. To the feds, medical cannabis remains a highly controlled substance, right up there with heroin, that has no recognized medical use. But the […]

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The food supplements company, which was co-founded by former Kerry Group sales director Joe Gavin, expects to hire up to 250 staff by 2023. The business also expects to more than quadruple sales this year, placing them comfortably within double-digit millions, according to Gavin. CBD oil is one of the 104 chemical compounds found in […]

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From the Colorado makers of award-winning cocktail bitters, comes a foray into CBD with its just-launched Dose line of sparkling waters and drops.Courtesy: Dram Dose Adding to the pressure sticking to those lofty resolutions to start the new year off strong, what is widely known as “Dry January” is now encouraging you to take an […]

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Tweet Marijuana is an addictive gateway drug that worsens the opioid epidemic, is medically proven to drive people insane, is nearly as bad for society as prescription painkillers, and increases violent crime where it is legalized. That’s the story on pot if you read a whole slew of East Coast media outlets this week. From […]

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Angela Post wasn’t supposed to study hemp. The North Carolina State agriculture researcher focuses on small grains like wheat and barley. But after the 2014 Farm Bill allowed states to investigate hemp, it became clear the seeds were lucrative. Post had the right equipment to study them, so the job was hers. At first, Post […]

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Dallastown’s Wyndridge Farm has been named the sole grower and processor of hemp  for Albright College’s research of the fibrous material originating from the cannabis plant. Buy Photo Wyndridge Farm, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, has been named the sole grower and processor of hemp for Albright College’s research of the fibrous material originating from the cannabis plant. Bill Kalina photo (Photo: Bill Kalina, […]

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Brave revelers who packed into Times Square on Dec. 31 were drawn by the glamour of the iconic ball drop, but most of them were unaware that also high above them an arguably more significant event was happening. For the first time during the New Year’s Eve extravaganza, cannabis brands advertised on several sprawling LED billboards. The campaigns were made possible, in […]

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Are you interested in investing in marijuana stocks? Do you prefer the diversification of exchange-traded funds (ETFs)? If you answered “yes” to both questions, I have good news and bad news for you. The good news is that there are a couple of marijuana-focused ETFs available. The Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF (TSX:HMMJ) tracks Arcview’s North American […]

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COLUMBIA (AP) – A panel of South Carolina legislators voted Thursday to advance a resolution urging Congress to open more research on medical uses for marijuana, taking another step toward loosening some of the state’s attitudes toward the drug. The measure implores federal lawmakers to “take immediate and additional steps to promote and actively pursue […]

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NORFOLK Eight months after receiving a broad federal license for importing medical cannabis , a Norfolk research company is about to embark on a series of critical studies into a variety of medical and mental disorders, diseases and conditions. Sanyal Biotechnology is already considering proposals for research campuses and planning its first clinical trial for […]

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