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2018 was an eventful year in Canada’s food regulatory space. A number of changes and proposed changes were introduced throughout the year, including the release of the long-awaited Safe Food for Canadians Regulations 1 (SFCR), the publication of proposed regulations to permit and regulate edible cannabis, and continued efforts in modernizing Canada’s food labeling requirements. […]

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Phoenix Investment Adviser Llc increased its stake in Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC) by 122.4% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Phoenix Investment Adviser Llc bought 31,090 shares as the company’s stock rose 17.01% with the market. The hedge fund held 56,490 shares of the hospital and nursing management company at the […]

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Approximately nine per cent of children and teens and five per cent of adults globally suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This neurodevelopmental disorder is normally characterised by the inability to focus, or excessive hyperactivity and impulsivity. The condition normally disrupts learning in children, and adults with ADHD tend to be forgetful, suffer from […]

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A study published in the Economics Bulletin journal is showing a correlation between active, legal medical cannabis dispensaries and decreased opioid mortality rates. The study, Medical Marijuana Laws and Their Effect on Opioid Related Mortality, uses state-level data from the Centers for Disease Control to test the theory that medical cannabis is a viable substitute […]

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Approximately nine per cent of children and teens and five per cent of adults globally suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This neurodevelopmental disorder is normally characterised by the inability to focus, or excessive hyperactivity and impulsivity. The condition normally disrupts learning in children, and adults with ADHD tend to be forgetful, suffer from […]

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EDITOR’S NOTE: On April 3, NJ Cannabis Insider will host an all-day live event, featuring industry leaders and the key voices who will shape the industry. Tickets are limited. More information. It might seem like a study from the University of No Duh, but it’s one that carries broad economic and health implications for states […]

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First of its Kind Study Written by Dr. Andrew Davis and Published in Peer-Reviewed “Journal of Drug Issues”4000 Medical Cannabis Patient Study Leveraged Aleafia Health’s Proprietary Medical Cannabis Database TORONTO, March 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aleafia Health Inc. (TSXV: ALEF, OTC: ALEAF, FRA: ARAH) (“Aleafia Health” or the “Company”), announced the results of a […]

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TOKI Structures its LOI to Heighten Research, Expand Production and Distribution, and Provide Advanced Resources to its Expanded Clinic Network TORONTO, ON, March 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE – Tree of Knowledge International Corp. (CSE: TOKI; OTC PINK: TRKWF) (the “Company” or “TOK“) is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a letter agreement (the “Letter […]

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He oversaw clinical trials of Viagra and Cialis, the blockbuster pills that revived the sex lives of millions of men. Now Dr. Harin Padma-Nathan, a Los Angeles urologist and specialist in sexual disorders, is working with a Worcester biotechnology startup on a naturally derived product that he hopes could do the same for women. Its […]

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Highlights Tapping into Industry Leading Expertise – Xabis is an industry leader in design, construction and management of cannabis extraction and manufacturing facilities, as well as product development: Xabis has run facilities in various states in the US for a total of 8 years of cumulative operating experience; and Xabis has developed more than two dozen […]

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Expo volunteer Donna Schneider (left) listens to Jack Quade, from PerkinElmer, a global company that makes machines that test materials and substances on Monday, March 11, 2019, at the MOCANN – BIZCON Expo at Union Station. Quade said that the machines have applications in the cannabis industry where cannabis needs to be tested for purity. […]

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Natalie Jones Bonner, a 58-year-old entrepreneur in Biloxi, Mississippi, who has used cannabis to reduce inflammation in her knees and wrists, wanted her fellow Mississippians to experience the drug’s medical and economic benefits. So she volunteered to collect signatures for a ballot initiative to legalize its medical use. But the Navy veteran, who is black, […]

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