Today, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to sign into law HB 1, a bill aimed at legalizing marijuana oil for patients suffering from debilitating conditions.
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The Florida senate bill designed to authorize the medical use of low-THC strains of cannabis has been put on hold yet again due to opposition from patients and potential applicants.
As the fight for marijuana legalization continues onward, conservative states have slowly begun to seriously consider marijuana reform bills.
Medical marijuana advocates scored a small victory in Atlanta on Friday as the Senate Health and Human Services Committee approved an amended version of House Bill 1, a bill aimed at legalizing medical marijuana in Georgia.
The American government owns a CBD patent even though the plant that it comes from isn’t exactly legal on a federal level.
The appeal of LED (light-emitting diode) indoor growing lamps has always been to reduce energy costs. An indoor grow set-up with only four cannabis plants can suck as much electricity as 29 refrigerators.
Consumers who struggle with frequent toothaches now have a cannabis alternative to treat inflammation. AXIM Biotech (OTCQB: AXIM) has introduced Oraximax, the first ever Cannabigerol-based product line.
It is shaping up to be a busy year for the Texas state legislature. There have been over 6,000 bills submitted this session, the most since 2009. Buried beneath this mountain of legislation is a surprising number of marijuana bills.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed into law a marijuana reform bill aimed at allowing those with severe forms of epilepsy to have access to cannabis oil.
Cannabis stocks were mixed today. Most stocks rising or declining double digits were on little to no volume. Liquidity and interest are still on the decline.
Republican state Sen. Jeff Brandes has filed a bill with the Florida Legislature to expand the state’s limited medical cannabis program.
Two Colorado companies, Apothecanna, and Mary Jane’s Medicinals are at the forefront of the topicals movement.
With the advent of legal medical and recreational marijuana, growers and their backers are looking to optimize output in an attempt to capture market share. Within this, there also is an effort to solve the marijuana industry’s environmental issues.
We do know that a slim majority of Americans support full legalization, and that most see legalization as inevitable, but does that mean anything in Nebraska?
If scientific research is not keeping pace with the new mindset of pet owners and animal advocates, are Americans running afoul of federal drugs laws by treating their pets with cannabis-based medicines?
Headlines were made over the weekend as Georgia media outlets reported that Gov. Nathan Deal would support House Bill 1, which would legalize CBD-only medical marijuana in Georgia.
We share nearly every aspect of our lives with our pets. So, it begs the question:
Why not share our medical marijuana with our ailing animals?
As we welcome the new year, let’s not forget that 2014 might as well be considered the year of green for America.
While the cromnibus may have killed a taxed and regulated marijuana market in Washington, D.C., it also gave a breathe of life to the medical marijuana movement.
For Florida cannabis supporters, the 2014 election was a bittersweet moment. An overwhelming 58 percent of Floridians voted to legalize medical marijuana, but sadly it was not enough.
While medical marijuana as a concept is very popular in the state of New York, how to go about implementing such a program is another question entirely.
The first regular session of the 121st South Carolina General Assembly will convene on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at which point, the South Carolina Medical Marijuana Study Committee has until March 15, 2015, to provide a report to the General Assembly.
The collapse of the American hemp industry is one of the strangest consequences of cannabis prohibition. For most of U.S. history, hemp, a non-psychoactive variety of cannabis sativa, was regarded as a versatile crop.
The roller coaster ride for equities ended the week with numbers falling off a cliff at the close. The Dow Jones suffered a weekly drop of 3.8%, the most since September 2011.
In the United States, there is a growing trend of state legislatures that are legalizing limited versions of medical marijuana. These states, such as Florida, legalized a non-psychoactive strand of marijuana that only contains the chemical CBD.
Whenever medical marijuana is mentioned, the image of people with chronic pain and other painful illnesses comes to mind. The mainstream image of medical marijuana is that it can help treat pain, nausea, and even epileptic seizures.
A Florida judge has thrown out a set of rules proposed by the state Department of Health regarding medical marijuana.
As with the American cannabis industry, the American beauty market is worth a fortune. Ringing in at $50 billion, the beauty industry is worth nearly 25 times that of the projected marijuana industry for 2014.
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Pan’s Ink and Michigan Hemp Company announce today that they have entered into a strategic supply agreement whereby Pan’s Ink will provide tailored, natural terpene mixtures in bulk to Michigan Hemp Co.
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — A quadriplegic battling muscle spasms has created the EpiVape – a disposable CBD hemp oil vaporizer that safely and easily delivers small doses of 100% legal hemp extract proven to significantly reduce or alleviate seizures and spasms related to neurological disorders.
As recreational use of marijuana ramps up, entrepreneurs are trying their hand at cashing in on the green rush.
Emmy winning independent journalist Ben Swann released a video detailing the hypocrisy of the federal government holding patents on medical marijuana, and the health benefits of CBD oil.
CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Biotech and Pharmaceutical companies focus on the development and commercialization of therapeutics for patients with infectious diseases as well as forecasts project legal medical marijuana.
Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol (CBD Oils) gains momentum towards acceptance as viable medical treatment, significant clinical trial underway for possible seizure treatment and other CBD treatable ailments: Earth Science Tech, Inc. (OTC: ETST), GW Pharmaceuticals plc. (NASDAQ: GWPH), Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC: CBIS), Easton Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTC: EAPH) and Hemp, Inc. (OTC: HEMP)
On September 16, 2014, the Colorado Board of Health heard arguments and subsequently voted 6-1 against a proposal to change Colorado’s medical marijuana caregiver laws. For those of you that don’t know what a caregiver is, in Colorado, medical marijuana patients can designate an individual to grow and provide medical marijuana for them; those people are known are caregivers.
Millions of Florida residents waiting to receive non-euphoric medical marijuana may have to wait a little longer. Costa Farms, a Miami-based nursery, has filed a legal challenge to the newly developed rules regarding the roll-out of the non-euphoric strain of medical marijuana, dubbed Charlotte’s Webb.
On September 16, 2014, the Colorado Board of Health will convene a public hearing on a proposed change to Colorado’s medical marijuana caregiver laws. Under current laws, caregivers are allowed up to five patients; however, if caregivers can get a special waiver, they can serve more.
On Wednesday, September 3, 2014, South Carolina’s Medical Marijuana Study Committee met to discuss how to implement its CBD oil law, which will allow patients with certain forms of epilepsy to use cannabidiol, one of marijuana’s medicinal compounds.
Sensi Products creates innovative edible medicine for cannabis patients, products include small chews and THC shots.
LAS VEGAS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — CannaVest Corp. (OTCBB:CANV), a leading manufacturer and distributor of hemp and Cannabidiol (CBD) based products, was awarded first place in the CBD concentrate category at the 2014 Michigan Medical Cannabis Cup, in Clio, Michigan on Sunday, July 27, 2014.
Another bipartisan pro-cannabis bill is making its way through the House of Representatives. Similar to laws passed in Georgia and Florida, the “Charlotte’s Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014,” would legalize the use of medical cannabis in children suffering from severe epileptic seizures.
2013 Seattle Cup winner, Day Dreamers Chocolates, is a medicinal cannabis treat that comes packaged in a variety of ways–indica, sativa, hybrid and high CBD.
The monumental moment of marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado was a huge step for acceptance nationwide, but under the radar there is another story silently sweeping the nation. Across the United States, state legislatures appear to be easing their restrictions on marijuana and allowing some medicinal use.
SAN DIEGO, May 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC Pink:MJNA) is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, HempMeds(TM), is exhibiting at the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) Orlando World Congress May 16-17. A continuing medical education (CME) course on cannabidiol (CBD) will be offered by a licensed Medical Doctor to…
By Richard Farrell On January 30, 2014, Paul Carpenter of The Morning Call wrote an impassioned plea to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett to unbend a little from his hard position on medical marijuana. “I want Corbett to tell parents in person why he lacks the guts or integrity to accommodate the needs of people whose…
GW Pharma utilizies CBD technology in order to develop a new breakthrough treatment for pediatric epilepsy.