Big John McCarthy, a referee for Ultimate Fighting Championship, recently spoke with Vegas CANNABIS magazine for a Jan. 11, 2017, interview about medical marijuana as an option for fighters in mixed martial arts and for his wife, who has lupus.
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Agriculture Ministry to finance 13 projects to lay basis of new generation of therapeutic marijuana products.
NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — AXIM® Biotechnologies, Inc. (AXIM® Biotech) (OTC: AXIM), a world leader in cannabinoid research and development, has entered clinical trials on treating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with the Company’s CanChew Plus® cannabidiol (CBD) gum at Wageningen University in the Netherlands.
On Jan. 16, 2017, the Denver-based law firm Hoban Law Group, which represents several clients in the hemp industry, announced that it had filed a petition with the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to challenge a new DEA rule that would make cannabidiol illegal.
Serra Frank was protesting in Boise, Idaho, with Idaho Moms for Marijuana during the second annual New Year’s Smoke Out Protest on Jan. 1, 2016. At 4:20 p.m., she was cited for misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia, and gave her marijuana to the police, according to Jan. 1, 2016 articles in local media.
SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — ISA Scientific, a Delaware (USA) corporation, whose activities are centered on making non-psychoactive, safe and effective therapeutic products based on cannabis plant chemistry, has announced completion of its full rebrand and is now operating under a new name, ANANDA Scientific.
The battle lines are heating up between the marijuana marketplace and the Drug Enforcement Agency.
On Dec. 14, 2016, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration announced a new rule that makes hemp-based cannabidiol a federally illegal substance. Under the new rules, liquid extracts derived from plants of the cannabis genus that contain one or more cannabinoids are now considered a schedule I substance.
DENVER, Dec. 15, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Cannabis Business Alliance (CBA) has released a statement on the recent reports of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration’s rescheduling of all marijuana extracts, including CBD oil as Schedule I controlled substances.
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 14, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC PINK: MJNA), the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, today announced that the Company, its products and investments were featured in a Forbes article focused on the current cannabidiol (CBD) market size and anticipated massive growth.
Scientists, regulators and millions suffering from pain are trying to get their hands on cannabis — but not the kind you smoke, eat or grow in an alley.
Despite a growing number of states legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational purposes, the substance is still banned in the NFL. Dana Jacobson spoke with Tennessee Titans’ Derrick Morgan who’s pushing for change.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. announced today that its portfolio company Kannaway launched a refresh of its world-renowned brand at its `Genesis: People, Purpose, Passion’ event in San Diego this November.
NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — AXIM® Biotechnologies, Inc. (AXIM® Biotech) (AXIM), a world leader in hemp cannabinoid research and development, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a Notice of Allowance for U.S. Application Serial Number 9,433,601.
BONSALL, Calif., Nov. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — MARIJUANA COMPANY OF AMERICA INC., (“MCOA” or the “Company”) (OTC PINK: MCOA), an innovative cannabis and hemp marketing and distribution company, is pleased to announce that the inaugural product launch of hempSMART Brain will begin on November 7, 2016.
Cannabinoids – what are they? How do they affect the human body? Are they really medicinal? On Nov. 16, 2016, Marijuana Investor Summit is bringing the Science and Medicine of Cannabis to the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, to answer these questions and more.
BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 25, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Hemp Business Journal (HBJ), the hemp industry’s authority on big data and market intelligence, has released The CBD Report showing cannabidiol as one of the fastest growing market categories in the U.S. hemp and legal marijuana industries with a compound annual growth rate of 59%.
On Oct. 2, 2016, Maureen Leehey, MD, discussed the potential of cannabis in treating Parkinson’s disease at the 3rd Annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium at the University of Colorado Movement Disorders Center.
A new patch, to fight pain. It’s the latest product being rolled out at the states medical marijuana dispensaries.
On Sept. 26, 2016, GW Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:GWPH), a biopharma company with two promising cannabis-based medications, announced positive results for its third study in the United States on the efficacy of Epidiolex, its experimental CBD-based drug, in treating seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.
Florida might finally vote to legalize medical marijuana November 8. But beginning Monday, a few South Floridians will be able to use a strain of low-THC cannabis oil called Haleigh’s Hope.
GreenLight Medicines, a pharmaceutical startup based in Ireland, has secured funding from a group of private Irish investors to create “breakthrough” medicines with cannabis extracts.
Tampa’s first Family Medical Cannabis Clinic is now open for patients across Tampa Bay, offering a non-euphoric strain of marijuana as a treatment option for children and adults.
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 24, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Freedom Leaf, Inc. (OTC PINK: FRLF) said it’s developing Lady Cannabis™ as one of the first beauty product lines offering 100% grown-in-the USA Hemp High Cannabidiol, CBD.
MediPen, a cannabis vaporizer, is being tested by the United Kingdom’s National Health Service, according to an Aug. 15, 2016, article in The Independent. It’s the first time a cannabis-based product has been tested by the NHS.
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 5, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — CV Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: CVSI), is pleased to announce the latest addition to its consumer products division, Purified Liquids™, which offers the highest quality, premium CBD vape e-liquids available on the market today.
ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Greengro Technologies, Inc. (OTC PINK: GRNH) a world-class provider of eco-friendly green technologies, is pleased to announce that the Company’s new business division, CBDVentures, plans for its new selection of hemp-infused fruit flavored CBD nectars to become available for retail sale on August 15, 2016.
Researchers from Johns Hopkins University and the Scottsdale Research Institute are looking for U.S. military veterans in Maryland and Arizona to participate in a study examining the effects of medical cannabis in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.
HENDERSON, Nev., Aug. 3, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — mCig, Inc. (OTCQB: MCIG), a diversified company serving the legal cannabis, hemp, and CBD markets, announced today the release of a research report and analysis by Technical 420, LLC
On July 22, 2016, Mirth Provisions, maker of cannabis-infused beverages in the state of Washington, released what the company is calling “the world’s first-ever cannabis product commercial.”
CALABASAS, Calif., July21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — CBD Incorporated, a Southern California-based startup, has been formed to capitalize on the exponentially growing cannabis market by focusing on what the company believes to be the most promising compound in cannabis.
BONSALL, Calif., July 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — MARIJUANA COMPANY OF AMERICA (“MCOA” or the “Company”) (OTC PINK: MCOA), an innovative cannabis and hemp marketing and distribution company, is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, H Smart, Inc., has received patent pending status, from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its proprietary Cannabidiol (CBD) formulation that promotes and supports brain health.
SAN DIEGO, June 28, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC PINK: MJNA) announced today that Mexico’s government has approved 22 additional import permits for Real Scientific Hemp Oil-X™ (RSHO-X™), expanding the Company’s foothold into a market projected to eventually reach $10-12 billion annually.
GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:GWPH) could be on its way to eventually winning the first U.S. approval for a marijuana-based prescription drug.
LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Evoxe Laboratories, the first company to combine aromatherapy and cannabis, is today announcing the launch of its latest vaporization product, Balance+.
BEVERLEY HILLS, Calif., June 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Barkable line of dog treats include highly refined CBD oils, which are derived from hemps plants, and contain no psychoactive compounds.
Evoxe Laboratories, a relatively new player in the cannabis market, is making quite an impact with its innovative line of vaporizer pens.
BEND, Ore., June 2, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Oregrown Industries, Oregon’s premier farm-to-table cannabis company, invites the public to a “guided tour” of cannabis extracts, edibles and other products at their flagship dispensary in downtown Bend.
WASHINGTON, May 27, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Late on Wednesday night, the Ohio Legislature passed a medical cannabis (marijuana) bill, HB 523, which would create a system of retail distribution in the state. The bill passed by a vote of 18-15 in the Senate, followed shortly by a 67-28 vote in the House.
Parents of special needs children are pushing to legalize medical marijuana in South Carolina.
PHOENIX, May 24, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Insys Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: INSY) (“Insys” or “the Company”) today announced that it has successfully completed its Phase 1/Phase 2 safety and pharmacokinetic (PK) study in pediatric subjects with treatment-resistant epilepsy.
IRVINE, Calif., May 6, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — iBrands (OTC PINK: IBRC) is pleased to announce the launch of “PUREST” product line of whole plant extraction CBD products.
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Wednesday signed a bill that will allow medical marijuana oil in the state.
On April 28, 2016, the Alabama State Legislature voted to allow the possession of low-THC medical marijuana oil. According to AL.com, the Senate voted in favor of its version of the bill, SB 115, by a margin of 29-3 and the House voted for its version, HB61, 95-4.
Members of the NFL have teamed up with CW Botanicals and the Realm of Caring to fight for a change in the industry’s cannabis regulations.
On April 21, 2016, GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: GWPH), a biopharma company with two promising cannabis-based medications, announced it had received Orphan Drug Designation for cannabidiol in the treatment of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex.
GALLOWAY, N.J., April 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — 420VapeJuice.com is excited to announce the release of a powerful new concentration of vape juice that contains 100 mg of Cannabidiol (CBD) in every 10 ml bottle.
Why do cultivators of state-legal cannabis test their product? The question may sound naïve but, as we’ll see, it is worth asking.
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., March 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/—More than 90 percent of Illinois medical cannabis patients said they found pain relief with any strain of cannabis, according to new research conducted by Revolution Cannabis Analytics.
RICHMOND, Va., March 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Yesterday, Virginia’s lawmakers passed a bill which will allow for the eventual production and distribution of low THC marijuana oils in the Commonwealth.