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California State University file image. The Hawai‘i Department of Health has added Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) to the list of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis use. The decision was based on a rigorous review and analysis of written and oral testimony, a public hearing, and peer-reviewed scientific evidence. Of the 29 states and U.S. jurisdictions […]

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Burnt out on biology? Can’t stand another semester of sociology? Would you rather spend your days learning about dank nugs and ganja genomics? Matt (Kind) McCabe is looking for you. The host of Boulder-based pot business-themed podcast CannaInsider wants to pay budding weed entrepreneurs to drop out of college and instead study pot. Kind is […]

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The federal government has released new data that will allow it to better evaluate the impact of the legalization of cannabis. Two documents released this week reveal compelling information about how much cannabis Canadians are using, and how they’re using it. The first, published on Monday (December 18) by Statistics Canada, is a study of experimental estimates of […]

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BENGALURU: Ratan Tata, the chairman emeritus of Tata Sons, and Google India’s managing director Rajan Anandan are among a group of investors backing the Bombay Hemp Company (Boheco), the first startup in the country to study the medical use of cannabis in partnership with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). The Mumbai-based company, […]

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According to Hexa Research, the U.S. medical cannabis market was valued at USD 5.44 billion in 2016 and is expected to be valued at USD 19.48 billion by 2024. Numerous medical benefits of cannabis deal with cancer, chronic pain, and diabetes are important factors that drive the market. In addition, increasing the number of states […]

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CSE:PVOT) (OTCQB:PVOTF) (“Pivot” or the “Company”), an emerging biopharmaceutical company, is pleased to announce that the Company has signed a Binding Letter of Intent to acquire ERS Holdings, LLC (“ERS”), a privately-held California company. ERS has developed a patented technology called “RTIC” – […]

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  Michael Ray was arrested in his hometown of Eustis, Florida early Wednesday, following a minor car collision. The country star, 29, has been charged with driving under the influence and possession of cannabis oil, the Eustis Police Department confirmed to PEOPLE. “At approximately 3:34 a.m., Eustis Police were dispatched to the McDonald’s … in […]

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PHILADELPHIA — Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is pairing with an Australian biopharmaceutical company in what some advocates say could be the first major effort in the United States to study the effects of medical marijuana on children with autism. Athena Zuppa, the director of the hospital’s Center for Clinical Pharmacology, will lead a team researching […]

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In the 1950s, Canadians could turn on the radio or television, open a magazine, or gaze at a billboard promoting cigarette brands. Some boasted of their health “benefits,” others were backed by doctors’ “studies,” but most were selling sophistication, aspiration or social acceptance — all traits that are coveted by youth. The mass marketing of […]

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  A commission studying marijuana legalization will be seeking data on youth pot use to establish a New Hampshire baseline. The move comes after the panel heard testimony Monday from Andrew Freedman, the former director of marijuana coordination for Colorado, which has legalized marijuana. “The problem is that baseline data doesn’t exist in a lot […]

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With a government shutdown looming this week and the subsequent uncertainty that brings for medical marijuana protections, all eyes and ears have been on Attorney General (AG) Jeff Sessions as he continues to tip-toe around how this administration’s approach to marijuana legislation will unfold. ABC released a video in December of Sessions holding an informational […]

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CSE:PVOT) (PVOTF) (“Pivot” or the “Company”), an emerging biopharmaceutical company, is pleased to announce that the Company has signed a Binding Letter of Intent to acquire ERS Holdings, LLC (“ERS”), a privately-held California company. ERS has developed a patented technology called “RTIC” – […]

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MEDIA RELEASE 20 December 2017 Govt Must Listen To Medical Profession on Marijuana Family First NZ says that any legislation on medicinal marijuana should be based on legitimate and responsible scientific research on the potential benefits and risk of medical cannabis. Family First has also released a Briefing Paper on the issue. “We support a […]

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Tikun Olam’s award-winning premium cannabis products are backed by years of peer-reviewed scientific research and unprecedented clinical data collection, which has shown to deliver symptomatic relief to those suffering from specific conditions such as cancer, PTSD, epilepsy, Crohn’s Disease/Colitis, chronic pain and neuropathy, to name a few. At the 2017 Canadian Cannabis Awards held November […]

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