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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GreenLight Medicines, a pharmaceutical startup based in Ireland, has secured funding from a group of private Irish investors to create “breakthrough” medicines with cannabis extracts.
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.
A doctor in California is making moves for his hospital to be the first in the state to allow the use of medical marijuana on a hospital campus.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 31, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — BDS Analytics launches the industry’s first-ever scientifically rigorous and trended consumer research survey dedicated to cannabis consumers.
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.
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.
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.
On Aug. 11, 2016, the Drug Enforcement Agency announced that it would not reschedule marijuana. This announcement comes after months of rumors and speculation that the federal agency was preparing to change marijuana’s classification.
The medical sector of the cannabis industry continues to explode behind constant research and innovative studies for identifying viable cancer treatments and other therapies for different ailments.
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.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Emerald Scientific, the leading supplier of scientific products in the cannabis industry, has named Amanda Rigdon its new Chief Technology Officer.
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.
Pot is everywhere in Miami. Its scent wafts from bus stops, floats through open windows, and cascades out from under lifeguard stands on the beach at night.
YouGov’s latest research shows that most Americans still support legalization of marijuana, and that support for legalization has increased slightly.
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.
In a nation often divided by anger and aggression, marijuana just might be the solution the country needs.
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.
On July 13, 2016, the United States Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism will hold a hearing at 2:30 p.m. ET to review the benefits and risks of medical marijuana.
So which products are most popular? And will Edibles or drinks ever become the primary way users get high?
A new report estimates that if Nevada legalizes adult use in November, the adult use market will experience explosive growth from 2016 to 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
On June 30, 2016, the Colorado Department of Health began accepting applications for its Retail Marijuana Health Monitoring program.
While marijuana may be the culprit of some short term memory loss, new research seems to suggest that an active chemical in the substance, THC, may be the key in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
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.
On June 20, 2016, survey results from Prevention magazine revealed that 75 percent of Americans support medical marijuana legalization.
The Baltimore Ravens released starting left tackle Eugene Monroe on Wednesday, the team announced on its website.
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.
On June 13, 2016, Colorado’s Pueblo County Board of Commissioners voted to distribute $270,000 in marijuana tax revenue to Colorado State University-Pueblo for marijuana research.
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.
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.
A common argument against the legalization of marijuana is that it will decrease the substance’s perceived harm and lead to an increase of use among teenagers.
As the debate over the health effects of marijuana rages on, one new study suggests that frequent marijuana use may have a minimal effect on the long term health of users.
Thomas Jefferson University in Center City has created a medical marijuana education and research center, which the school called the “first center of its kind.”
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.
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.
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.
In response to growing public interest and support of medical marijuana, the American Pain Society has issued a white paper to help assist pain physicians with marijuana-related clinical issues.
The Ravens wouldn’t draft a left tackle who they knew was smoking marijuana through a gas mask. But a left tackle who is on their roster for now has made a major contribution to marijuana research.
Most doctors approach medical marijuana with a great deal of uncertainty, because drug laws have hindered researchers’ ability to figure out what pot can and can’t do for sick patients.
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.
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.
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.
Oregon’s legal marijuana sales brought in nearly $265 million in 2015, according to a report by leading cannabis market research firms. The report projects Oregon’s legal marijuana sales will reach $481 million by the end of 2016.
In 1992, Israel legalized medical cannabis, and the country continues to be an international leader in cannabis research.
The vast healing properties of the cannabis plant are becoming more and more widely known. The actual scientific knowledge behind why and how cannabinoids are an invaluable treatment and medication is sadly not widespread.