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NEW REPORT: Key Marijuana Ballot Initiatives Could Inject $7.8 Billion Annually into the Market by 2020

NEW REPORT: Key Marijuana Ballot Initiatives Could Inject $7.8 Billion Annually into the Market by 2020

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept 23, 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 the Mid-Year Update of the 4th Edition of the State of Legal Marijuana Markets.

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Research: Daily Marijuana Use Leads to Lower BMI

A reasonable person could expect weight gain among pot smokers who devour snacks after bong hits, but those extra pounds might not appear after all. New research reveals a correlation between daily marijuana use and lower body mass index, according to an abstract recently posted by the National Institutes for Health.

Study: More Parents and Seniors Using Marijuana

Study: More Parents and Seniors Using Marijuana

A common argument against the legalization of marijuana is that it will increase the number of teens using the substance; however, new information seems to suggest that legalization has had the most profound effect on parents, not teenagers.

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American Legion Urges The DEA to Support Medical Marijuana

The American Legion, an organization of 2 million U.S. military veterans, recently passed a resolution calling on the Drug Enforcement Agency to support medical marijuana. The resolution was passed during the American Legion’s National Convention, which ran Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2016, in Cincinatti, Ohio.

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Chief Science Officer Brian Reid at ebbuTM to Lead Revolutionary New Research and Formulation for Cannabis Products

DENVER, Sept. 1, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Brian Reid, Ph.D., the Chief Science Officer at ebbuTM, has announced that he will be leading a new era of groundbreaking cannabis research, development, and formulations, through science inspired by the simple idea of making cannabis predictable, consistent, and reliable.

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New Survey Reveals Increase in Marijuana Use Among U.S. Adults

A new study reveals an increase in the number of U.S. adults using marijuana, according to an Aug. 31, 2016, report at CBSNews.com. The study, published in The Lancet Psychiatry, was led by Dr. Wilson M. Comptom of the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Health.

Report: Elements of Food That Might Attract Children to Edibles

Report: Elements of Food That Might Attract Children to Edibles

Edibles hit Washington’s adult-use cannabis market one month after recreational stores opened in July 2014 and keeping them out of the reach of children continues to be a primary concern for many in the industry.

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NEW REPORT: California Marijuana Sales to Top $6.5 Billion by 2020

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 23, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Arcview Market Research, the leading publisher of cannabis market research, in partnership with New Frontier, the cannabis Big Data and analytics authority, has released its 2016 California Legal Cannabis Market State Profile.

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Gov. Inslee Statement on DEA’s Marijuana Decision

OLYMPIA, Wash., Aug. 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement today on the Drug Enforcement Agency’s decision today not to reschedule marijuana in its listing of illegal substances under the federal Controlled Substances Act.

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Veritas Reaches Important Scientific Milestone; Animal Studies Fully Underway to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of Cannabis Strains

VANCOUVER, Aug. 10, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Veritas Pharma Inc. announced the Company has initiated its crucial next phase of research and development, commencing functional pharmacological evaluations in rodents related to multiple cannabis strains.

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Veritas Pharma Embarks on Important Next Phase of Cannabis Research

VANCOUVER, Aug. 3, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Veritas Pharma Inc. (CSE: VRT; OTC: VRTHF; and Frankfurt: 2VP) is pleased to announce that through Cannevert Therapeutics Ltd, Veritas’ research arm, has developed several candidate cannabis strains and is now fully engaged in chemical and biological assessment of these key strains.

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Cannabis Science 2016 Growth Guidance; Project Briefs, Cash-Flow Projections, and Current Historic Cannabis Industry Advancements; Industry Growth Indicators

IRVINE, Calif., July 20, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabis-based medicines, is pleased to provide its future operations and growth guidance based on its current projects, cash-flow projections, and current historic market advancements.

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Growblox Sciences Forms Growblox Life Sciences, LLC, A Research Organization Focused on Medical Cannabis Scientific Discoveries

LAS VEGAS, July 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Growblox Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) announced today that it had formed Growblox Life Sciences, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary, to pursue development of its intellectual property related to unique cannabis-based medical compounds.

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NEW REPORT: Nevada Marijuana Sales Projected to Hit $630 Million by 2020

OAKLAND, Calif., July 5, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Arcview Market Research, the leading publisher of cannabis market research, in partnership with New Frontier, the cannabis Big Data and analytics authority, has released its 2016 Nevada Legal Cannabis Market State Profile

Marijuana’s Biggest Adversary on Capitol Hill is Sponsoring a Bill to Research … Marijuana

Marijuana’s Biggest Adversary on Capitol Hill is Sponsoring a Bill to Research … Marijuana

Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) is Congress’s most vocal opponent of legal marijuana, having single-handedly spearheaded a provision blocking legal pot shops in the District of Columbia in 2014.

US researchers call for re-evaluation of microbial testing of Cannabis

US Researchers Call for Re-evaluation of Microbial Testing of Cannabis

A new US study suggests that some of the medicinal benefits of dispensary grade Cannabis could be compromised because the flowers host potentially harmful yeasts and toxic molds, which cannot be detected by industry standard culturing techniques.

Impact Network and IMPACT Network Hosts First Colorado Conference on Cancer and Cannabis

IMPACT Network Hosts First Conference on Brain Health and Cannabis

DENVER, June 10, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — IMPACT Network, a nonprofit dedicated to increasing the number of clinical cannabis research studies in the United States, is hosting IMPACT: Brain Health & Cannabis.

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Israeli Study of Medical Marijuana Shows Improvements in Users

A recently released Israeli study showed patients who used medical cannabis experienced less pain and more ability to function, according to a May 26, 2016, article at JPost.com. Medical marijuana has been legal in Israel for a decade and more than 20,000 are licensed to use it, JPost.com reported. However, “there has been no information about the users themselves,” said the study’s leader, Prof. Pesach Shvartzman of Ben-Gurion University.

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University Establishes Medical Marijuana Research And Education Center

Jefferson University in Philadelphia has established The Center for Medical Cannabis Education and Research, according to Phillymag.com. University officials said the CMCER is the “first center of its kind.” Its purpose will be to provide doctors and patients with direction for marijuana-based therapies, and it will gather information about medical marijuana research.

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Swiss Researchers Approve ‘Therapeutic Cannavaping’

Researchers at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland have concluded electronic cigarettes with cannabis oil are a safe alternative to smoking marijuana for medicinal purposes. Reporting their findings in Scientific Reports, the researchers said their e-cigarette oil delivered a therapeutic level of cannabis without causing partakers to get high.

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Youth Attitudes Not Affected by Legalization of Medical Marijuana

A new study suggests youth attitudes are not directly affected by legalization of medical marijuana. The study, published in the American Journal of Public Health, said young people who live in states where medical marijuana has been legalized probably already had liberal views about the drug.

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State Department States NIDA Monopoly on Research Marijuana Unnecessary

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement at the State Department has gone on record stating that the United States could issue multiple licenses for the cultivation of cannabis for medical and scientific purposes without violating the United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs treaty.

Doctor To Reveals Findings Which Offer Potential Solution To The Opioid Crisis

FALMOUTH, Maine, May 6, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — One of the world’s leading medical cannabis experts, Dr. Dustin Sulak, will on Tuesday May 10th, present a free to attend and view seminar that provides a solution to the opioid addiction epidemic sweeping the country.

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DEA Approves Study of Smoked Marijuana For Treatment of PTSD

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency has given the green light to a clinical study of smoked marijuana’s effectiveness for treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in veterans, according to the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies. Seventy-six U.S. veterans will participate in the study.


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