Stephen Goldner, Senior Forensic Toxicologist at Quantum 9, learned early on how to work with the FDA, having developed the FDA-approved liquid dose form of methadone with his mentor John Broich. Hear Goldner discuss what role the FDA would likely play in life after medical cannabis legalization.
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Investors in cannabis companies had an eventful 2016 with the approval of recreational marijuana usage in the states of California, Massachusetts, Maine, and Nevada providing a boost to all sorts of marijuana stocks. Of particular note, shares of Corbus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: CRBP) posted a whopping 600% gain in 2016 following positive phase 2 data.
As Gov. Chris Christie travels the state on an aggressive campaign to end an epidemic of heroin and prescription drug overdoses, more than two dozen New Jersey citizens came to the capital city Wednesday to offer him a new strategy.
Starting next year, Pennsylvanians with one of 17 qualifying medical conditions will be able to do the same. First, the state must award permits to growers, processors and distributors and competition for those licenses will be fierce. But, does medical marijuana open the door to legalization of recreational pot?
The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission on Tuesday approved its final rules governing how businesses can cultivate and sell marijuana.
It certainly has been a great day for pot stocks on the ASX. This morning Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt announced that the government would allow medical marijuana companies to distribute cannabis oils and medications in Australia within the next couple of months.
Sue Sisley, M.D., is leading the way in studying medical marijuana and post-traumatic stress disorder. In her talk, “Coping With PTSD,” hear Sisley discuss the first clinical trial to study the effects of medical marijuana in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in military veterans.
In this video Neville Garrick discusses Bob Marley and the Anniversary Herb Collection.
Gummies and mints are turning out to be marijuana hits at recreational dispensaries. “From the beginning, cannabis consumers embraced our gummies as well as our approach to crafting edibles,” said Americanna CEO and founder Dan Anglin.
The Massachusetts House and Senate created a new “Committee on Marijuana Policy” to take a second look at the recreational pot law. Top state leaders have several concerns, from public safety to the tax structure, to the number of pot plants someone can grow at home.
A Sacramento woman is in need of a new heart, but her medical marijuana use is keeping her from receiving that life saving procedure.
A Wyoming medical marijuana initiative that had been in the works since 2015 won’t be on the ballot in 2018.
Canopy Growth Corp. has garnered the most attention and established itself as the market leader; however, there is another company in the Canadian marijuana industry that could emerge as a potential winner.
Is this energy drink misleading consumers looking for a good time? Made with hemp seed extract, Cannabis Energy Drink is legal in every state since it has no THC.
Canopy Growth’s recently acquired Mettrum Ltd. stated that it wrote off $800,000 of costs owing to a series of recalls over the use of a banned pesticides. The staff at Mettrum feared detection from authorities, so they hid the pesticides in the office’s ceiling tiles.
More than two dozen U.S. states have legalized some form of marijuana for medical or recreational use, but the drug remains illegal at the federal level and in Texas. On Thursday, Houston officials announced the city will decriminalize low-level marijuana possession.
Say goodbye to post-cannabis munchies with this chewing gum. Munchies B Gone helps cannabis users regulate their marijuana-induced hunger by reducing cravings.
Since seeing all the buzz and craze these companies are causing in the marketplace, we’ve been hot on the trail of companies tied to the cannabis sector. The budding marijuana industry has spawned several high flying stocks lately, like Mentor Capital Inc.
An EPIC-MRA poll released Friday indicated the majority of voters living in the state would approve a law allowing adult use of the plant.
Could cannabis-infused chewing gum be a potential solution for IBS sufferers? The Doctors discuss a new medical trial in the Netherlands with promising results.
With legalization making gains across North America, a collective of marijuana farmers from California’s legendary Humboldt County hope that their brand of cannabis strains will set the bar high for the industry’s ecological standards.
Over the next five years, the U.S. marijuana market could be worth tens of billions of dollars, and according to GreenWave Advisors, LLC, these five states could move the needle most for marijuana companies. Learn just how big the marijuana market may be in California, Washington, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Michigan in 2021.
Dano Keys of FlexMOD Solutions provides insight to the company’s sophisticated manufacturing system for cannabis production.
The cannabis industry is expected to reach $50 billion in size by 2026, according to Cowen & Co., making it one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Investors have taken a growing interest in the industry as legalization has spread across North America. Here are three subsets of the cannabis industry that investors may want to consider for the best risk-adjusted returns.
Weedmaps has placed 80 billboards throughout Massachusetts, and is also hiring at several Massachusetts colleges and universities.
In most countries, the authorities arrest anyone growing large quantities of cannabis. But in Italy, the army does something different: it grows the plant itself – for medical use.
A pair of bills dealing with medical marijuana will come up before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday morning in Pierre.
Marijuana stocks are riding high as the stock index is up for the eighth consecutive week.
Jeff Sessions was sworn in as the new U.S. Attorney General Thursday. Sessions was confirmed Wednesday with a 52-47 vote, vowing in his subsequent speech to “defend the lawful orders” of President Donald Trump. The Attorney General is known for his criticism regarding the legalization of marijuana.
Investors are incredibly excited about Canopy Growth Corporation. But we’re now looking at a situation where the stock has increased quite aggressively thanks mostly to the belief that the future is bright. And there are still many investors sitting on the sidelines wondering if they should consider this company.
Ireland is to become the latest country to legalise the use of cannabis for treating specific medical conditions.
Marty Higgins, CEO of San Francisco-based Harvest, explains how the company is redefining the retail experience for the modern dispensary customer.
“We are continuing to see Canadian companies invest in or acquire assets in U.S. cannabis markets […] looking to take advantage of increased demand abroad,” a Viridian Capital analyst says.
Wisconsin’s state Senate has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would make it legal to use a marijuana extract to treat seizures.
These people quit their day jobs to capitalize on the growing marijuana industry by building their own cannabis related business
Roto-Gro International, a Canadian cannabis-tech company has been admitted to the ASX, and has become the latest player to join the list of cannabis based companies on the ASX.
Last summer, Maryland selected 15 finalists from 145 applicants to grow and process medical marijuana, but none has received final approval. Two Maryland companies say the state is wrongly refusing to explain why they were abruptly bumped off as finalists.
Jeff Doctor, executive director of the National Indian Cannabis Coalition, gives insight to the industry opportunities that are available when working with the NICC and tribal governments.
The company announced Tuesday positive top-line results from a mid-stage placebo-controlled study of a proprietary combination of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, and cannabidiol, or CBD, for treating glioblastoma multiforme, or GBM.
Canopy Growth Corporation’s generating eye-popping returns for investors. However, there are risks ahead that could rein in some investor optimism.
Due to the actions of the LAPD and City Council, the owner of Advanced Nutrients’ Super Bowl Party was cancelled. In a press conference, Michael “Big Mike” Straumietis explains what actions will follow the stop-work order that was issued this past weekend.
These filings cover everything from proprietary hybrid strains of cannabis, to “clean and efficient growing systems, software-based analytics and monitoring, and packaging and distribution infrastructure.”
Marijuana prices are falling. Could marijuana stock prices drop soon, too?
Just a few days from the Super Bowl, former NFL players attend the Cannabis in Professional Sports event at the Revention Music Center in Houston, TX.
The cannabis industry seems unstoppably ascendant at the moment. Medicinal marijuana is now legal in 28 states plus D.C., while recreational marijuana is legal in nine states plus D.C., which opens the doors for a lot of new business opportunities.
On the face of it, 2017 may be the year to jump into the marijuana market to get a piece of what looks to be promising growth over the next few years.
Drayah Sallis and Michelle Lilly-Hester of Healthway Education Systems talk patient and physician relationships at the World of Cannabis Summit.
As of Wednesday, traders on the Toronto Stock Exchange can buy and sell “WEED.”
Public health officials on Wednesday reported more than 1,300 patients have qualified for Georgia’s medical marijuana registry.
Mara Gordon is a world-renowned expert on cannabis and cancer. Through her nonprofit Aunt Zelda’s, she has worked with more than 600+ patients (mostly cancer cases), using cannabis medicine as well as several other supplements.