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UFC Referee Big John McCarthy Advocates Medical Marijuana

UFC Referee Big John McCarthy Advocates Medical Marijuana

UFC Referee Big John McCarthy Advocates Medical Marijuana

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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AXIM Biotech Enters IBS Clinical Trial for Canchew CBD Chewing Gum

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.

Law Firm Challenges New DEA Rule on Cannabidiol

Law Firm Challenges New DEA Rule on Cannabidiol

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.

Idaho Moms For Marijuana Protester Cited in State Capital

Idaho Moms For Marijuana Protester Cited in State Capital

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.

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ISA Scientific Announces Completion of Corporate Rebrand to Ananda Scientific In Preparation for Leadership in Global CBD Sales

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.

DEA Issues New Rule to Ban Cannabidiol

DEA Issues New Rule to Ban Cannabidiol

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.

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CBA statement: DEA Rescheduling of Cannabidiol (CBD) Irrational and Irresponsible

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.

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Forbes Features Medical Marijuana, Inc. in Article Citing Company’s Sales Data After Starting CBD Market ‘That Could Grow 700% by 2020’

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.

Behind the Push to Allow Marijuana Compound Use in NFL

Behind the Push to Allow Marijuana Compound Use in NFL

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.

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Medical Marijuana, Inc.’s Kannaway, LLC Launches Refresh of World-Renowned Brand at ‘Genesis’ Event in San Diego

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.

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New U.S. Patent Allowance Granted to AXIM® Biotech for Use of All Cannabinoids in Its Controlled-Release Chewing Gum Products

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.

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Marijuana Company of America Launches Its Inaugural Product hempSMART(TM) Brain

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.

Dive into the Science and Medicine of Cannabis

Dive into the Science and Medicine of Cannabis

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.

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New Report: U.S. CBD Sales to Reach $2.1B by 2020 With $450M From Hemp Industry

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%.

Cannabis & Parkinson's Disease Study Preps for Launch

Cannabis & Parkinson’s Disease Study Preps for Launch

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.

GWPH Riding High: Stock Rises on Clinical Trial's Positive Results

GWPH Riding High: Stock Rising on Clinical Trial’s Positive Results

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.

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CV Sciences, Inc. Introduces Purified Liquids(TM) – Premium Hemp-Derived Cannabidiol (CBD) Vape E-Liquids

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.

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CBDVentures, a Greengro Technologies New Business Division, to Release Amrita Nectars, a Distinct Line of Proprietary CBD Energy Drinks

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.

Volunteers Wanted: PTSD Cannabis Study Seeking US Military Veterans

Volunteers Wanted: PTSD Cannabis Study Seeking US Military Veterans

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.

Music Video Marketing: 'Legal' Cannabis Commercial by Mirth Provisions

Music Video Marketing: ‘Legal’ Cannabis Commercial by Mirth Provisions

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.”

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CBD Incorporated to Build “Liquid Gold Factory,” Offers Investment Opportunity

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.

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Marijuana Company of America Subsidiary Receives Patent Pending Status for Its Proprietary CBD Product

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.

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Medical Marijuana, Inc. Receives 22 More Permits to Export Into Estimated $10-12 Billion Market in Mexico

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.

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Ohio Set to Become the 26th Medical Cannabis State

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.

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Insys Therapeutics Successfully Completes Safety and Pharmacokinetic (PK) Study of Cannabidiol Oral Solution in Pediatric Epilepsy Patients

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.

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Illinois Cannabis Patients Report Pain Relief, Improved Mood

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.


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