WESTBROOK, MaineJUNEAU, Alaska — When Danielle Schumacher attended her first convention of marijuana activists about 15 years ago, she could count on one hand all the women in a room of older men. The lack of diversity struck the then-college student, who remembers feeling out of place but also determined to make her mark. “That […]

This article originally appeared in the May 2017 issue of Cannabis Business Times. To subscribe, click here. Are your employees worried about their job security with a lot of uncertainty? Probably. Should you, their employer, be concerned about employees who are anxious about their future? Definitely. The media, both traditional and social, talk to your employees every day. […]

This March, Pennsylvania announced that it would be allowing local universities to apply for the ability to study cannabis. 8 schools have since received approval, and Governor Tom Wolf is hopeful the program will help remedy the roadblock set up by federal cannabis legislation. Up until 2016, the availability of research-grade cannabis was extremely limited. The government-operated cannabis […]

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tilray Canada Ltd. (“Tilray”), a leader in medical cannabis cultivation, distribution, and research, today launched its newest product, Tilray 2:100, a high-CBD cannabis oil. Designed for patients with significant unmet medical need, Tilray 2:100 contains the highest concentration of cannabis-extracted CBD in a medical cannabis product available through Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical […]

The latest study to examine the question of whether cannabis use in adolescence increases the risk of schizophrenia later in life was published in the April issue of the British Journal of Psychiatry. This Northern Finland study was headed by Dr Antti Mustonen from Oulu University, examining over 6,500 babies born in 1986. Their first […]

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tilray Canada Ltd. (“Tilray”), a leader in medical cannabis cultivation, distribution, and research, today launched its newest product, Tilray 2:100, a high-CBD cannabis oil. Designed for patients with significant unmet medical need, Tilray 2:100 contains the highest concentration of cannabis-extracted CBD in a medical cannabis product available through Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical […]

A suit challenging the state’s guidelines regarding medical marijuana research supplies could throw a major wrench in the state’s program, according state Rep. Kathy Watson, R-144. Chris Ullery @ulleryatintell A lawsuit filed in Commonwealth Court against the state Department of Health by medical marijuana growers and dispensaries has at least one Bucks County legislator concerned […]

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A state health agency has tapped the brakes on its drive to strip food and supplements infused with CBD oil — a non-psychoactive extract of marijuana — from Texas retail store shelves. But it’s unclear how long the reprieve will last for over-the-counter food products containing CBD, or cannabidiol. An official with the Texas Department […]

Image caption Billy Caldwell, who is 12 years old, has uncontrollable epilepsy A GP, who prescribed medicinal cannabis to a County Tyrone boy to treat uncontrollable epilepsy, has been told he cannot do so again. In 2017, 12-year-old Billy Caldwell became the first person in the UK to receive… read more at: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-44194042