The current uncertainty plaguing US cannabis policy could deter companies across the country from pursuing RD or teaming up with academia to develop cannabis-based medicines, research industry advocates are warning. Earlier this month, US attorney general Jeff Sessions rescinded guidance issued by the Obama administration that set priorities for federal prosecutors that allowed states with […]

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America’s military veterans will be required to take cannabis use into their own hands for the foreseeable future, with no help from the Department of Veterans Affairs. In a response to congressional pleas for research into the effects of medical cannabis on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and chronic pain, VA Secretary David Shulkin rejected the still-controversial […]

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Oil production has been big business in Saint John since the 1960s. Cannabis oil, however? That’s a new one. Made-in-Saint John oil products could be destined for international markets as soon as this spring, according to Lorne Abony, the CEO of Toronto-based Nuuvera Corp. Earlier this month, the company announced it will open a 25,000-square […]

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The husband of a British woman found dead on a Marbella beach was allegedly exporting cannabis e-cigarettes from his Spanish hideaway, police say. Investigators believe that Paul Muldoon, 33, who is on the run from authorities in Britain accused of fraud, was selling the cigarettes to cannabis clubs.  Video shows police marching Muldoon into the […]

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SAN DIEGO, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – MyDx, Inc. (OTCQB: MYDX), a science and technology company and creator of MyDx® (My Diagnostic), the first multi-use handheld chemical analyzer designed for Cannabis professionals and retail consumers to understand the chemical profile of cannabis with how it makes them feel and which ailments it alleviates, today announced a definitive […]

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Mexican soldiers burn marijuana plants found amid a field of blue agave, the plant used for the production of tequila, in El Llano, Hostotipaquillo, Jalisco State, Mexico on September 27, 2012. (Credit: HECTOR GUERRERO/AFP/GettyImages) A new study suggests that legalized cannabis may already be reducing violence in states that border Mexico, where U.S.-bound drug trafficking […]

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GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (KOLO)– A man hospitalized after a flash fire in Gardnerville will face charges. This is a screenshot of a video produced by Citywide Video News of the scene of a flash fire and explosion in Gardnerville. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and East Fork Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire at the […]

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives his 2018 State of the State address. Photo Credit: The Associate Press/Hans Pennink ALBANY—New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants New York to fund a study of the possible impact of legalizing recreational marijuana in the state, the Democratic governor said at his annual budget address on Tuesday afternoon. The […]

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Mexican soldiers burn marijuana plants found amid a field of blue agave, the plant used for the production of tequila, in El Llano, Hostotipaquillo, Jalisco State, Mexico on September 27, 2012. (Credit: HECTOR GUERRERO/AFP/GettyImages) A new study suggests that legalized cannabis may already be reducing violence in states that border Mexico, where U.S.-bound drug trafficking […]

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