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Survey: Majority of Police Think Marijuana Laws Need to Be Relaxed

Survey: Majority of Police Think Marijuana Laws Need to Be Relaxed

Survey: Majority of Police Think Marijuana Laws Need to Be Relaxed

On Jan. 11, 2017, the Pew Research Center released the results of a national survey of law enforcement officers, finding that 68% of police officers think America’s marijuana laws need to be relaxed.

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North American Marijuana Sales to Top $20.2 Billion by 2021, Grew 30 Percent in 2016

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 3, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Arcview Market Research, the leading publisher of cannabis market research, released a new 2016 North American cannabis market size estimate as well as projections for the market through 2021, while announcing the availability of presales of its 5th edition of the State of Legal Marijuana Markets Report.

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NEW REPORT: Washington Marijuana Sales Expected to Double, Grow to Over $2 Billion by 2020

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 27, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Arcview Market Research, the leading publisher of cannabis market research, in partnership with New Frontier Data, the cannabis Big Data and analytics authority has released its Washington Legal Cannabis Market State Profile, which explores the recent significant changes to the state’s cannabis industry.

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NEW REPORT: Massachusetts Marijuana Sales to Top $1 Billion by 2020

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 22, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Arcview Market Research, the leading publisher of cannabis market research, in partnership with New Frontier Data, the cannabis Big Data and analytics authority has released its Massachusetts Legal Cannabis Market State Profile.

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ASA and TheAnswerPage Launch New Program to Educate Doctors and Patients on Medical Cannabis – Americans for Safe Access

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Americans for Safe Access, a national nonprofit dedicated to ensuring safe and legal access to medical cannabis for therapeutic use and research, and TheAnswerPage, an international resource for providing accredited continuing medical education since 1998, launched the Cannabis Care Certification (CCC) program.

Colorado Announces $2.35 Million in Grants to Study Marijuana Impacts

Colorado Announces $2.35 Million in Grants to Study Marijuana Impacts

On Dec. 13, 2016, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced $2.35 million in grants to researchers who can help the state better understand the impacts of marijuana. Most of the grant money—$1.68 million—will go to two studies on marijuana use and driving.

Study: Influx of Baby Boomers Using Marijuana

Study: Influx of Baby Boomers Using Marijuana

As legalization continues to sweep through the United States, researchers are beginning to see a spike in marijuana use among older Americans. Most recently, a study published in the medical journal Addiction found that the baby-boomer generation is reporting higher rates of marijuana use than any other preceding generation.

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Tweed Advances Research Capabilities and Medical Innovation Through the Receipt of Dealers Licence for Smiths Falls Facility

SMITH FALLS, Ontario, Dec. 12, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Tweed Inc. (Tweed), a wholly owned subsidiary of Canopy Growth Corporation (Canopy Growth or the Company) (TSX: CGC) has received a Dealers Licence.

Institutional Cannabis: Defining Institutional Stakeholders

Institutional Cannabis: Defining Institutional Stakeholders

For the purpose of this column we consider three types of institutions: government, academic and corporate. They are the thought leaders, market leaders and mainstream actors from outside the industry that are stakeholders in the effects of an economic outcome.

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Greengro Technologies, Inc. Fortifies Product Line with Modular Lab Rooms for Up and Coming Turn-Key Extraction Labs

ANAHEIM, Calif., Dec. 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Greengro Technologies, Inc. (OTC PINK: GRNH), a world-class provider of eco-friendly green technologies, announces today that it has purchased a 20 litre supercritical CO2 extraction machine for its all new turn key extraction labs.

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Oregon Regulatory Snafus Hobble Cannabis Industry

BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 8, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — An analysis of retail sales by BDS Analystics since the rules took effect shows dramatic drops in sales in many dispensaries, and overall declines that threaten the economic health of businesses in the short-term.

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Jefferson Receives $3 Million from Australian Philanthropist to Support Research in Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 7, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Institute of Emerging Health Professions at Thomas Jefferson University has received a $3 million gift from Australian philanthropists, Barry and Joy Lambert, to support its Center for Medical Cannabis Education and Research.

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NEW REPORT: Arizona Marijuana Sales to Top $681 Million by 2020 Despite Failure of Prop. 205

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 6, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Arcview Market Research, the leading publisher of cannabis market research, in partnership with New Frontier Data, the cannabis Big Data and analytics authority has released its Arizona Legal Cannabis Market State Profile along with the official Arcview Market Research market projection.

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Arcview Market Research in partnership with New Frontier Data has released its Florida Legal Cannabis Market State Profile.

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 6, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Arcview Market Research, the leading publisher of cannabis market research, in partnership with New Frontier Data, the cannabis Big Data and analytics authority has released its Florida Legal Cannabis Market State Profile.

Study: Marijuana Use Increases in U.S., Especially Among Men

Study: Marijuana Use Increases in US, Especially Among Men

A new study shows increased marijuana use among U.S. adults, especially among men, according to a Nov. 29, 2016, press release from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Researchers compared 2002 data with 2014 data and found 4 million more women and 6 million more men had used marijuana within the past year.

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Statement from the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation

PUEBLO, Colo., Nov. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Institute of Cannabis Research (ICR) at Colorado State University-Pueblo has finalized the awards for cannabis-related research that will be conducted on the campus in the coming year, using Pueblo County and state funding.

Canada Revises Cannabis Reimbursement Policy for Veterans

Canada Revises Cannabis Reimbursement Policy for Veterans

On Nov. 22, 2016, Veterans Affairs Canada announced a new reimbursement policy for veterans using medical cannabis. While veterans can now be reimbursed for medical cannabis extracts, the daily reimbursement limit dropped from 10 grams to 3 grams.

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OWC Pharmaceutical Research Advisory Board Member to Participate in the First Bloomberg Intelligence Sponsored Cannabis Event

PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Nov. 18, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp. (OTCQB: OWCP), (“OWC” or the “Company”), a developer of cannabinoid-based therapies targeting a variety of different medical conditions and disorders, today announced that Jeffrey Friedland, a member of the Company’s Advisory Board, will be participating in Bloomberg Intelligence’s first cannabis-related event; Cannabis Trends & Legalization Implications.

Review: MMJ Holds Potential in Treating Mental Health

Review: MMJ Holds Potential in Treating Mental Health

A common critique of marijuana use is that the substance is a “gateway drug,” leading users toward a path of hard drug abuse and mental health issues; however, a new clinical review has challenged that assumption.

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ebbuTM Wins 2016 Marijuana Industry Award for Best New Product Launch of the Year

EVERGREEN, COLO., Nov. 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — ebbuTM, a leader in advanced cannabis research, has been awarded the 2016 Cannie Award for having the best New Product Launch of The Year.

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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 Use Could Contribute to Weakness of Heart Muscle

A new study suggests marijuana use could contribute to a sudden temporary weakness of the heart muscle, according to CNN.com. The type of heart muscle weakness studied, called stress cardiomyopathy, often appears in people going through stress and grief following a break-up or the death of a loved one.

Humboldt State University Surveying Cannabis Businesses in California

Humboldt State University Surveying Marijuana Businesses in California

The Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research, based at Humboldt State University, has launched the HIIMR Medical Cannabis Business Registry to capture data on California’s marijuana industry.

NFL Players Association to Study MMJ for Pain Management

NFL Players Association to Study MMJ for Pain Management

In an effort to help reduce the use of opioids among injured players, the NFL Players Association is actively studying medical marijuana as an alternative tool in pain management, as reported by The Washington Post.

Medical Research Rising: Cannabis, Veterans and PTSD

Medical Research Rising: Cannabis, Veterans and PTSD

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.

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Medical Marijuana Laws Do Not Increase Pot Use Among Kids

Kids are not more likely to smoke pot in states where medical marijuana has been legalized, at least according to a new study. “There were only increases in marijuana use and in the perceived availability of marijuana use after the enactment of these laws among adults aged 26 and up,” study leader Dr. Silvia Martins said.

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Pioneer in Cannabis Research to Present Lecture at Conference

PUEBLO, Colo., Oct. 25, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The individual considered by many as the “Father of Cannabis Research” will present the inaugural Mechoulam Lecture named in his honor as part of the 2017 Institute of Cannabis Research (ICR) Conference next April at Colorado State University-Pueblo.

Study: Medical Marijuana Laws Have Limited Effect on Teen Use

Study: Medical Marijuana Laws Have Limited Effect on Teen Use

A talking point often used in the argument over the legalization of medical marijuana is that it will increase marijuana use among teens and young adults; however, according to a new study published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, that may not necessarily be true.

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OWC Pharmaceutical Research Announces the Promising Results of Phase Lab Testing for Multiple Myeloma

PETACH TIKVA, Israel, October 20, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp. (OTCQB: OWCP), (“OWC” or the “Company”) today announced that it has completed the development of a proprietary, cannabinoid-enriched sublingual tablet (the “Tablet”) for the administration of medical cannabis.

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MJ Business Daily and Emerald Scientific Partner to Produce the MJBizCon Science Symposium in Las Vegas

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Oct. 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Emerald Scientific, the host of the annual Emerald Conference, has announced its collaboration with Marijuana Business Daily to present the MJBizCon Science Symposium November 15 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

MassRoots Users Funding Round and Crosses Half a Million Users and NASDAQ

MassRoots Closes $3.2 Million Equity Financing to Date Under Registered Offering

DENVER, Oct. 10, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc., one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, announced that it has closed on $3.2 million in equity financing to date under its Registered Offering, declared effective on August 11, 2016.

University of New Mexico Launches Medical Cannabis Research Fund

University of New Mexico Launches Medical Cannabis Research Fund

On Sept. 28, 2016, the University of Mexico announced the Medical Cannabis Research Fund. Associate Professor Jacob Vigil in the Department of Psychology created the MCRF to aid medical cannabis research in social and biomedical sciences.

State To Promote Expanded Medical Marijuana Research

State to Promote Expanded Medical Marijuana Research

Reforms to the state’s medical marijuana program will allow Connecticut hospitals, universities, growers and dispensaries to conduct research into medical cannabis, supplementing the limited federal research available on the drug’s palliative effects. The Department of Consumer Protection will begin accepting research proposals Oct. 1. The move is part of a number of changes to the


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