August 2019

“Given the fact that cannabis potentially has analgesic properties, some people are turning to it to potentially manage their pain,” Andrew Rogers, said in describing the work published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine. Rogers focuses on the intersection of chronic pain and opioid use, and identifying the underlying psychological mechanisms, such as anxiety sensitivity, […]

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Carey Hart, well-known professional freestyle motocross competitor, anounced the launch of Hartluck, an all natural CBD line, in partnership with Green Wave Holdings Inc. (CSE:NGW) (OTCQX: NXGWF). Herbés, a new cannabis company pursuing the luxury market, is launching this month with two products: a 2-gram “cannagar,” or cannabis cigar, and regular flower. Created by former […]

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Revenue Rises 371.1% to $45.9 (C$60.9) Million in the Second Quarter Compared to the Prior Year Period Canadian Adult-Use Revenue Nearly Doubles to $15.0 (C$20.0) Million Compared to Prior Quarter Key Investments Made in Europe and the U.S. as Part of Ongoing Focus on Global Expansion Tilray, Inc. (“Tilray” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:TLRY), a global […]

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Former NFL players Calvin Johnson and Rob Sims are partnering with Harvard University to research the benefits of marijuana on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), ESPN’s Michael Rothstein reported. Johnson, the former Detroit Lions wide receiver known as Megatron, and Sims, an offensive lineman with the Seattle Seahawks and Lions, run a brand called Primitive. Johnson and […]

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   Opinion:   Cannabis may be one of the fastest-growing and most exciting industries in the U.S., yet it also faces more hurdles than perhaps any other industry.   The most critical obstacle is the federal government’s classification of cannabis as a Schedule I controlled substance. This is the strictest category for drugs deemed to […]

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Tel-Aviv listed cannabis producer Cannbit Ltd. is launching a study to test a cannabis-based treatment for three aggressive types of cancer, Cannbit announced in a filing to the exchange Thursday. The study will be led by cannabis research pioneer Raphael Mechoulam of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, who chairs Cannbit’s scientific advisory committee. Hadassah University […]

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Shares of cannabis stocks large and small were beaten down after soft second-quarter results disappointed investors expecting soaring sales of recreational cannabis in Canada that haven’t materialized. As a result, some of the world’s largest cannabis companies have stock prices miles below their peaks.  Has the market already pulled these cannabis kings down as far as […]

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Montana Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney spent Thursday afternoon touring Stillwater Laboratories in Olney the longest-standing state-certified medical marijuana testing facility in the state. For Cooney, it was his first visit to a facility of its kind, and lab officials spent the better part of an hour offering insight into Stillwaters accreditations, operations and their process […]

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Though it’s certainly prone to volatility, few industries offer the long-term growth potential of legal marijuana. Each and every Wall Street sales forecast implies a compound annual growth rate that’s in the double digits over the next decade, which could ultimately mean that patient investors in the green rush are handsomely rewarded. But the big […]

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A US mother has been arrested after refusing cancer treatment for her 13-year-old daughter, turning instead to cannabis oil and naturopathy, which she claims shrunk her daughter’s tumour when chemotherapy couldn’t. Oregon teen Kylee Dixon was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of liver cancer in February 2018, and underwent six months of chemotherapy […]

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CANON CITY — A local herbalist views cannabis as she would any other herb: a natural gift from the earth to be used for its healing properties. Lisa Scheerer, chief executive officer and creative alchemist for Alise Body Care, has just introduced two new CBD oil infused salves to her line of 50 products. The […]

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