SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 14, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – K-12 public school students with special needs or severe disabilities who rely on cannabis-based medicine may soon be able to take their medication at school under legislation introduced Tuesday by state Senator Jerry Hill.
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When Asi Naim, a severely autistic Israeli boy, started smacking his head against the wall and hurting himself in other ways, his parents tried every kind of psychiatric drug to calm him. Nothing worked. Then Asi entered a cannabis-based research program at Jerusalem’s Shaarei Zedek hospital.
Last week, Target became one of the first major retailers to start selling CBD-based products. As news of its new offering broke, Target quietly pulled the products, CBD-containing pills and oils from Charlotte’s Web, from its online inventory on Thursday.
Minnesota is the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”, so it isn’t particularly known for its marijuana, but the plant has a history with the state dating back when hemp production was common. Hemp became a cash crop in the state but by 1957, the federal government banned hemp production completely. Many marijuana supporters are fighting to make the law more inclusive and hopefully, to legalize recreational marijuana in Minnesota.
Clinical-stage cannabinoid-based drug developer Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ZYNE) had been one of the strongest-performing pot stocks over the trailing year prior to the start of this past week.
Seniors are becoming as the fastest growing segment of the marijuana industry. According to a national survey, usage among adults 65 and older is up 250 percent, while adults 50-65 have also increased usage nearly 58 percent.
People growing their own marijuana is a significant concern to Big Pharma. As state legalization of cannabis-derivatives spreads, the drug companies contemplating the potential of medical marijuana see a threat from both homegrown and professionally harvested medical-grade marijuana.
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.
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.
OTTAWA, April 7, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — To enhance public and patient safety in the rapidly evolving medical marijuana environment, today the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) is recommending that pharmacists play a front-line role in patient management and dispensing of medical marijuana.
One of Canada’s largest pharmacy chains is reportedly pushing to become a provider of medical marijuana.
The booming cannabis sector on the OTC might seem a little like the patent-medicine craze of the late 1800s.
Cannabis stocks started out the first trading day of the month with optimism. Are cannabis bulls returning to the space?
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?