May 19, 2019

In a departure from general government policy, Japan has approved the cannabis compound Epidiolex for clinical trials in epileptic patients with Dravet and Lennox-Gastaut syndromes. Although the country prohibits cannabis-based agents overall, tightly monitored hospital trials are exempt from its Cannabis Control Act. Epidiolex is a plant-derived cannabidiol (CBD) which does not have the mind-altering effects characteristic […]

Daycha Siripatra, founder of Khaokwan Foundation and famous researcher on cannabis extract oil for medical treatment, will start “Cannabis Walk Thailand” campaign on Tuesday. Monday is the final day for a government amnesty over those who wish to declare cannabis which they have in their possession for medicinal use. After that, those caught with the […]

GB Sciences, the contractor hired by the LSU AgCenter to grow therapeutic cannabis, provides $500,000 annually for marijuana-related studies, on top of its other payments to the university agricultural facility. … read more at: https://www.wafb.com/2019/04/20/louisiana-starts-medical-marijuana-related-research/

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The state would collect a tax of 15% of the retail sales price of the marijuana products sold, as well as licensing fees for each facility. Licensing fees for stores, manufacturing facilities and testing facilities would be $10,000 every two years. Cultivation facilities would pay two-year licensing fees starting at $2,500 and increasing in $2,500 […]

Cannabis Plant (Boris Petrechvnoska) By Kurtis Kendall Cannabis has long been a drug ingrained in American culture. The perception and stigma surrounding cannabis or “marijuana” from the time I was born to today has changed quite drastically. My parents grew up with Cheech and Chong poking fun at the drug in their films, simultaneously while […]

Since being re-elected last year, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) has made legalizing recreational cannabis in the Empire State a central focus of his new mandate. However, his plan to have legalization included in NY’s 2020 budget failed, and progress on legalization has stalled since then. Now a group of state lawmakers are trying […]

SAN DIEGO — Approximately one-third of patients with inflammatory bowel disease report actively using cannabis, and 45% report using cannabis for the management of their IBD-related symptoms, according to results of a cross-sectional study presented at Digestive Disease Week. “Animal studies have suggested that cannabinoids may have anti-inflammatory properties, [and] there have certainly been some […]

We’ve detected unusual activity from your computer network To continue, please click the box below to let us know you’re not a robot. … read more at: https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2019-05-19/marijuana-legalization-new-york-and-new-jersey-are-wise-to-pause

Save Article The marijuana stocks on our list could quench an investor’s thirst for exposure to the promising cannabis beverage space SmallCapPower | May 17, 2019: With the growing legalization trend of cannabis, many companies are looking for new niche markets to expand within the cannabis market. This includes Constellation Brands’ $4.5B investment in Canopy […]