March 2019

City officials are considering whether or not cannabis cafes should be allowed in San Diego.  Some cities have Cannabis lounges- a restaurant-like setting where patrons can pick pot from a menu, sit down and chat with friends.  The San Diego Economic Development Committee heard proposals for pot lounges last week. The meeting was for information […]

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There is no link between the strictness of Ireland’s drug laws and teenage cannabis use, according to a new study. The international study, which appears in the latest International Journal of Drug Policy, contradicts previous research showing that young people are less likely to use cannabis in countries with strict anti-cannabis laws like Ireland. It […]

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By James P. KennedySPECIAL TO THE NEWS In 1849, the California Gold Rush produced a rapid influx of fortune seekers willing to throw caution to the wind as they hastily set out to stake their claim to a lifetime of wealth. Nearly 170 years later, we are witnessing a similar phenomenon – this time a […]

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Occasionally during my love affair with marijuana I would experience perceptual disruptions profound enough to freak me out. One time I was driving along a crowded road when my car seemed a little wobbly and then listed towards the centre, an alarming thud-thud emanating from the back end. In the middle of a densely populated […]

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U.S. military veterans from diverse backgrounds have been testifying before Congress in recent weeks about the need to expand the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) research into medical marijuana’s benefits. At a series of joint House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearings, representatives of Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Iraq and […]

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Medical cannabis research programs are giving global legitimacy to cannabis therapeutics. Cannabis legalization is spreading across the globe and it is triggering a wave of unparalleled medical cannabis research programs. Since the discovery of the human endocannabinoid system in the late 1980s (and its role in the regulation of the physiological and cognitive process including […]

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People are putting marijuana into everything and extolling its wonderful health properties, but the experts advise caution This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers. A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content. Already subscribed? Simply sign in below. Registered on the BusinessLIVE, Business Day, Financial Mail or Rand… read more […]

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Is CANNABIS OIL really the secret to getting flawless skin? We lift the lid on how it works… Ad Feature by Holland Barrett By MailOnline Reporter Published: 18:59 EDT, 4 March 2019 | Updated: 12:19 EDT, 13 March 2019 From mascaras to bath bombs, there’s no doubt that CBD is the hottest new trend to […]

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In an environment that’s already seen a great deal of partnering and acquisitions, it’s interesting that one of the biggest cannabis producers has gone untouched, and perhaps largely unnoticed. That’s Canada’s Aphria (NYSE:APHA). Friday’s market saw APHA stock close down more than 5%. Don’t let the lack of MA/JV interest deter you from owning Aphria […]

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