The superior flavor, consistency, and experience you’ve come to expect from Bloom Farms’ industry leading vape pen, the Highlighter™, is now also available alongside the cutting-edge technology of the PAX Era. An engineering marvel from the industry leaders in hardware innovation, the PAX Era includes temperature and battery status LED interface, a sleek design, and […]

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VICTORIA , Sept. 22, 2016 /CNW/ – Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc. (EMH.V) (“Therapeutics”) is pleased to announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Emerald Health Botanicals Inc. (“Botanicals”), has launched its initial three cannabis oil products – THCA oil, THC oil, and THC:CBD oil.  Our cannabis oils are whole plant cannabis extracts that deliver the benefits […]

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Researchers at the University of Miami recently engaged in a study to find a link between marijuana use and body weight. The results of the study, published in the Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, may come as a surprise. Despite the stereotypical picture of a cannabis user as lazy, gluttonous, and sedentary, the […]

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[Press release] Albuquerque, NM – September 6, 2016 Working with a medical marijuana consultancy and grower, Reynold Greenleaf Associates, StarStrike Stainless has developed a rugged, industrial-scale ethanol extractor. Designed for leaf and other less desirable parts of the plant, the unit is called the Red Rabbit Extractor. It uses ethanol, heat, and gentle agitation to […]

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FRANKFORT — A radiation oncologist says his experiences watching a cancer patient ultimately lose her battle with the illness while also defending herself against charges of growing marijuana caused his perspective on medical cannabis to change completely. Dr. Don Stacy, who practices in the Louisville area, told the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare […]

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At the conclusion of North Dallas Forty wide receiver Phil Elliott, played by Nick Nolte, gets blackballed by his team owner for “smoking a marijuana cigarette.” After being presented with a photo that shows Elliott toking up, the team owner patronizes Elliott and says, “Illegal drugs are forbidden by the league rules Phil, you know […]

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Stoke Volunteer Fire Fighters, St John Ambulance and Police at the scene of an explosion at house in Stoke. The production of a highly-concentrated cannabis oil using butane gas has caused several life-threatening explosions in Nelson, prompting a warning from emergency services about the dangers. Emergency services have attended four explosions caused by manufacturing cannabis oil using butane gas […]

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Medical marijuana hopeful MGC Pharma has teamed up The University of Sydney to publish an academic review of historical clinical trials that involved the administering of cannabis based products to people suffering from various health conditions. The new white paper, entitled Clinical Evidence for Medicinal Cannabis: Epilepsy, Cancer and Multiple Sclerosis, was produced by MGC […]

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Study: Medical weed better than opioid painkiller Sep 21, 2016 12:23 PM EDT A new research suggests that access to medical marijuana may have trimmed down the use of opioids. Researchers from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health have analyzed traffic fatality data from 1999 to 2013. It has been discovered that the states, which approved […]

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Pharmaceutical start-up GreenLight Medicines has secured €500,000 in funding as it seeks to develop “breakthrough medicines” using cannabis extracts. The company, which primarily focuses on exploring the “full potential of cannabis and cannabinoids as a medicine”, secured the phase-two funding from a consortium of private Irish investors. It follows an initial €100,000 seed investment. The […]

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Cannabis as a medicine has an ancient history with anecdotes dating back to the Vedic period (c.1500 BCE) in India and Nepal. It wasn’t until 1839 that William Brooke O’Shaughnessy introduced the therapeutic potential of cannabis to the western hemisphere, and another 75 years after that until Sir William Osler, the father of modern medicine, proposed […]

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MIAMI, Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — CITIVA, in collaboration with the University of West Indies, Mona announced today they are donating the first cannabis-based medicine extracted from their well-researched, high-CBD cannabis strain, to be used in a ground-breaking study in Jamaica that will examine its effect on children with Epilepsy.  Photo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160915/408540 … read more at: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/citiva-teams-up-with-epican-to-donate-first-harvest-of-medically-indicated-cannabis-for-patient-study-in-jamaica-300329299.html

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A study released last week found that states legalizing marijuana for medical use could see a reduction in the use of opioid painkillers, which are highly addictive. The study examined people between the ages of 21 and 40 who died in car crashes. In states allowing use of medical marijuana, fewer crash victims tested positive […]

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