BERHARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 15, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Medical marijuana sales began in Pennsylvania today, allowing certified patients to obtain their medicine legally for the first time. Six out of the 10 dispensaries that have been approved to operate were set to open their doors, and up to 81 more dispensaries are expected to open across the state over the next few months.
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Portugal’s influential Doctors’ Association called for the legalization of marijuana-based medicines on Thursday, the same day parliament started to debate a draft bill that goes even further in seeking to allow patients to grow pot at home.
Chile has become the first country in Latin America to sell cannabis medicines at pharmacies. The pilot program was launched Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – On Thursday, Argentina legalized medical marijuana, after the Senate unanimously approved a bill that was already passed by the House of Representatives last November.
WOBURN, Mass., Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Courtagen Life Sciences, Inc., an innovative endocannabinoid platform and molecular information company, announced today that the company has received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its patent application no. 14/895,557, titled “Methods and Kits for Treating and Classifying Individuals at Risk of or Suffering from TRAP1 Change-of-Function.”
Ohioans now can get an education in their state’s medical marijuana program. Richard Pine, an Ohio native, has opened the Cleveland Cannabis College. The college will offer courses in horticulture, history, law and other areas related to medical marijuana. Classes will begin in Fall 2017.
TRENTON, N.J., Jan. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As the nation continues moving state-by-state towards legalizing medical and adult-use cannabis, more and more entrepreneurs and businesses are staking their claim in this rapidly growing industry. To help guide these businesses through New Jersey’s legal and regulatory environment, a group of business leaders, civic leaders and patient-advocates recently formed a trade association to support the expanding legal cannabis industry.
DENVER, Dec. 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has awarded $2.35 million in grant funding for seven research studies to address potential public health and safety impacts of marijuana use.
From children with seizures to athletes with joint pain, people are using cannabis to cope effectively. This one herb and its variety of therapeutic compounds seem to affect every aspect of our bodies and minds. How is this possible?
With more than 50 years of academic research and development, Israel leads the way in the science and medicine of cannabis. On Nov. 15, 2016, The World of Cannabis is bringing Israel to the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, to explore how the country is poised to break medical and scientific barriers in an exciting frontier market.
Could cannabis be effectively treating PTSD? On Nov. 16, 2016, Marijuana Investor Summit is bringing Dr. Sue Sisley to the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, to discuss her study on the use of medical cannabis in treating PTSD.
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.
Temple University will offer a Marijuana 101 course next year, according to Philadelphia Magazine. The course was created by Linn Washington, a professor in the the Temple School of Media and Communication, and Chris Goldstein, a writer and marijuana activist. It is designed to cover all the basics of marijuana, including history, agriculture and pop culture.
A report from the Hawaii Dispensary Alliance says the state’s medical marijuana dispensaries could produce revenues between $12 million and $38 million during their first year of operation, according to an Associated Press article. By 2018, dispensaries could bring in $80.5 million as registered patients grow from 14,000 to as many as 40,000.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — True Leaf Medicine International Ltd. (CSE: MJ) (the “Company”), is pleased to announce that has closed a non-brokered private placement by issuing 7,028,404 common shares at a price of $0.105 per common share for aggregate gross proceeds of $737,982.42 (the “Private Placement”). The Company paid an aggregate cash…
NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Friday, the New York State Assembly delivered to the Governor a bill to expedite access to medical marijuana for critically ill patients.
While the method of study is not perfect, social media is still one of the best tools to analyze current and developing trends.
Holiday travel is fraught with complications, but even more so for the medical marijuana patient. Can patients legally fly with their legitimately obtained medicine?
In trying to win support to end the United States’ 70-year prohibition of cannabis, legislators across the country, particularly in the east, have enacted stringent laws and regulations to control the growing, production and distribution of the medicine.
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.
It was years ago now, but I will never forget the day I learned that cannabis is medicine. I was speaking with a beekeeper friend of mine who began to talk about the medicinal qualities of cannabis, which he called a truly amazing plant.
When a pair of British doctors set out to make medicines from the cannabis plant 16 years ago, they knew it would take some time to crack the world’s biggest pharmaceuticals market.
Sensi Products creates innovative edible medicine for cannabis patients, products include small chews and THC shots.
The Giving Tree is a medical marijuana dispensary located just outside of downtown Denver. It provides safe, professional service to Denver’s medical marijuana patients.
Cannabis use is linked to an increased likelihood of sleeping problems, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and presented at the SLEEP 2014 meeting.
CanvasRx takes the medical marijuana industry by storm with the introduction of its online pharmaceutical company, which specializes in matching certain strains with patient needs.