May 2019

 On Wednesday (May 22), Canada’s point man on legalization Bill Blair met with researchers at the University of Calgary to announce a swell in funding for cannabis research. The minister of organized crime reduction and former Toronto police chief says $24.5 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research is allotted to studying cannabis use […]

Michigan’s recreational marijuana market is expected to be in line with Colorado and Nevada’s by 2023, according to a report from the Chicago-based Brightfield Group. (Photo: Carlos Osorio / AP, file) Michigan’s recreational marijuana market is expected to rival that of Colorado and Nevada by 2023, according to a recent report. The West Coast, where the […]

Only Texans with intractable epilepsy can currently use medical cannabis. As new legislation heading toward the governor’s desk adds a few more conditions to the list, advocates wish lawmakers had gone further and Republicans fret about a “slippery slope.” The Klick Strain of medical marijuana grows at the Compassionate Cultivation facility in Austin. Sophie Novack […]

The legalization of marijuana for medical use in Thailand has created confusion over who can produce it and what qualifies consumers to legally use it. The National Assembly approved the legislation late last year, but the regulations governing the new law have yet to be put in place. Steve Sandford spoke to independent producers of […]

SKOPJE, North Macedonia — A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private dealer was posted on social media. Pavle Bogoevski, 33, a lawmaker from the leftist ruling party, said Thursday he was resigning as a member of parliament […]

In case you haven’t been paying attention, the marijuana industry has been the buzz on Wall Street for more than two years, and for very good reason. With Canada lifting the curtain on nine decades of recreational prohibition, and more than 40 countries worldwide waving the green flag on medical cannabis, the red carpet is […]

Original article written by John Roulac, founder of RE Botanicals, edited for clarity. It’s no secret that CBD is having a moment. Known primarily for its wide range of health and beauty benefits, this trendy ingredient is appearing in everything from mascara and moisturizers to sparkling water and chocolate. But have you ever thought about […]

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– PharmaCyte Biotech, Inc. (PMCB), a biotechnology company focused on developing targeted cellular therapies for cancer and diabetes using its signature live-cell encapsulation technology, Cell-in-a-Box®, today announced that its research partner, the University of Northern Colorado, has bioengineered a human cell line designed to activate a cannabinoid prodrug in its quest to […]

GW Pharmaceuticals (GWPH) has recently bounced after a solid earnings report. It also announced its phase-3 trial concerning its Epidiolex oral medicine, received positive results. The combination of the earnings beat and forward movement of Epidiolex, provide catalysts that should continue to drive GWPH stock price higher. The Catalysts Revenue in the latest reporting period […]

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