August 10, 2019

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Veritas Pharma Puerto Rico, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Veritas Pharma Inc. (CSE: VRT; OTC: VRTHF; and Frankfurt: 2VP) (“Veritas”), is pleased to announce the completion of its clinical trial on its lead cannabis treatment (“CTL-X”) for acute pain. The clinical trial was designed […]

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You see it advertised everywhere: local shops, pharmacies, convenience stores, even gas stations. It can come in an oil extract, or be part of topical salves, inside prepackaged treats for people and pets, or in some instances, added to your latte at a local restaurant. In recent years, cannabidiol has become ubiquitous, as more and […]

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The legalization of recreational marijuana in almost a dozen states shows how America’s attitude toward the drug may be changing. But the drug has changed too: Newly developed strains of marijuana are far stronger than what people were smoking in the past, leading to unintended consequences like addiction and marijuana toxicity.      “Typically, young […]

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If you were one of the lucky investors to get in on the ground floor of the cannabis industry, you’re potentially sitting on a quadruple-digit gain right now. But make no mistake about it: We’re still in the early innings of what could be a long-term growth story. According to various Wall Street estimates, the […]

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 Considered the most advanced center of research for medicinal cannabis in the world, Israel opens its doors in welcome of foreign doctors. The government has launched the first nonnative specialization course. If spots are filled quickly, classes are due for an early start in November, if not, in January.    “We want to transform students […]

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WILBERFORCE, Ohio — A historically black university in Ohio is advancing its plans to become the first public institution in the state to conduct hemp research. Central State University announced Thursday it’s received $7.1 million in contributions toward current initiatives, including its new hemp research program. The sum includes a single record-setting private donation of […]

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(This is an abridged version of a story that appears in the August issue of Marijuana Business Magazine.) Not everyone likes the aroma of marijuana. Many municipalities, in fact, have laws requiring cultivation operations to mitigate or control the smell of cannabis. And some marijuana companies, simply seeking to be good neighbors, take steps to keep […]

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“The freedom for medical usage starts from this point onwards,” Anutin told reporters on Wednesday. Anutin was elected to the House in March while leading a political party that ran on the flagship policy of legalising medical marijuana. The bottles will be distributed to 12 hospitals and administered to qualified patients including those who are […]

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Cameron County District Attorney Luis V. Saenz held a press conference Friday where he discussed vape pens and the challenge they bring in the fight against drugs amongst the youth. He also talked about changes to smoking laws which state adults under the age… read more at: https://www.brownsvilleherald.com/news/local/smoking-dangers-district-attorney-talks-about-vape-pens/article_5555b9f6-baf4-11e9-b701-a3f6d6757d73.html

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Grass was more than underfoot on the first day of Outside Lands. San Francisco gave the go-ahead for cannabis sales at the city’s largest summer music festival less than 48 hours before the event’s start on Friday. And people were lighting up. The festival’s marijuana-themed exhibit, known as Grass Lands, is tucked in a wooded […]

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Jersey has become the first place in the British and Irish Isles to grant a licence for farmers to harvest hemp flowers for cannabis oil. A former Royal Marine commando and two former colleagues will be the pioneers who process hemp for cannabidiol (CBD) extraction. The trio hit upon the idea six years ago when […]

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Vice Chancellor for Research Celestina Barbosa-Leiker SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University Health Sciences announced today it has named Celestina Barbosa‑Leiker, Ph.D., as its vice chancellor for research. Currently an associate professor, associate dean for research, and interim executive associate dean in the WSU College of Nursing, Barbosa‑Leiker brings more than 10 years of research experience to the position. Under […]

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