The inception of the recreational marijuana market has caused medical sales to decrease significantly in Colorado, according to a new report published by GreenWave Advisors.
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Between 2012 and 2050 the United States will experience a considerable increase in its older population, with aging baby boomers largely contributing to that growth.
A highly anticipated study slated to test the efficacy of marijuana on veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder is still in limbo, despite a recent announcement that the National Institute of Drug Administration is ready to supply the researchers with the marijuana that they need.
Does anyone recall the taper tantrum from a couple of years ago? In the midst of the massive Fed money printing, there was a brief period where the markets really struggled from fear of the Fed ending quantitative easing.
Were the law to change in ways that would permit rigorous scientific research into the medical potential for marijuana, patient outcomes could improve and a whole new world of pharmaceutical investment could open up.
GreenWave Advisors, LLC, an independent research and advisory firm serving the burgeoning cannabis industry, has published a 35 page research report that provides a comprehensive and detailed analysis of current trends observed from an extensive compilation of data released by the state of Colorado.
When it comes to passing legislation surrounding issues like same sex marriage or legal marijuana, young voters matter.
A new study has suggested that alcohol is riskier than pretty much all other illicit drugs, and as readers of MJINews might have guessed, marijuana has the least risk, by a long shot.
GÖTEBORG, Sweden/SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2015/Weed Wire/ — Heliospectra AB (OTCQB: HLSPY, FIRSTNORTH: HELIO), a world leader in intelligent lighting technology for greenhouse cultivation and plant research, today announced that it has hired Dr. Sue Sisley as Director of Medicinal Plant Research.
Several months ago, sensational headlines rocked the marijuana debate as findings from a scientific study seemed to indicate that marijuana shrinks the brain of heavy users.
CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2015/Weed Wire/ — Ieso today announced that Illinois officials will grant it a license to cultivate medical cannabis that will help bring relief to thousands of patients throughout the state.
Phylos Bioscience, which is mapping the cannabis genome, has raised $250,000 in equity, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Two Colorado companies, Apothecanna, and Mary Jane’s Medicinals are at the forefront of the topicals movement.
As founder and managing partner of Dutchess Capital, a Boston-based venture capital firm, Douglas Leighton is no stranger to burgeoning industries.
It is quite possible that “buy the rumor, sell the news” has been experienced, as manipulators might have been pushing up prices ahead of last night’s “Marijuana Country: The Cannabis Boom” on CNBC Prime.
Cannabis stocks enjoyed their first day of 2015 with a majority of the sector rallying. It is not too surprising to see a bounce with tax-loss harvesting behind us.
GLENDALE, Colo. — The crowd of approximately 100 veterans, marijuana patients, doctors and activists erupted in cheers at about noon on December 17, 2014.
(New York, N.Y., December 18, 2014) – BioTrackTHC™, the leading provider of compliance, tracking and inventory management software for the legal cannabis industry, announced that it has engaged Viridian Capital Group, and its broker dealer Pickwick Capital Partners, as financial and strategic advisors.
The final “must pass” federal spending bill that Congress will consider this week, also known as the “cromnibus,”and released by senior appropriators last night includes an amendment that prohibits the U.S. Justice Department from spending any money to undermine state medical marijuana laws.
Whenever medical marijuana is mentioned, the image of people with chronic pain and other painful illnesses comes to mind. The mainstream image of medical marijuana is that it can help treat pain, nausea, and even epileptic seizures.
Medical use of marijuana has been gaining legal status and popularity throughout the United States. Currently, it is most frequently known for its medicinal purposes of curbing nausea and reducing pain for those with chronic diseases, cancer or glaucoma.
You may have heard the alarming reports in recent months that marijuana may cause brain damage. The reports are taken from a study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, that observed that regular marijuana use alters the structures of your brain.
News from Down Under: adolescents should avoid developing cannabis habits according to a recent study. The study examines the sequelae, long-term effects, of adolescent cannabis use on a person from adolescence into young adulthood. The purpose of the study was to look at effects of long-term use, since all other studies on long-term effects had used a piecemeal approach to derive any conclusions.
It has been 15 years since the advent of medical marijuana in the United States. A new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine sought to determine the effect the availability of legal medical marijuana has on the rate of opioid overdoses in states where patients have access to medical marijuana.
Domestic violence is a terrible thing. Every year in the United States, seven million people find themselves the victims of domestic violence. One of the leading causes of domestic violence in this country is substance abuse, but not all substances are created equal.
Calling all pot farmers: Uncle Sam is looking to buy.
Opponents of medical marijuana in Florida often like to compare cannabis to prescription pills. They say marijuana will become just like pills; or as Sherriff John Rutherford put it to News 4 Jacksonville, “We will have medical marijuana in every backpack in every school in Duval County. It will be just like the pill mills.”
For years opponents of cannabis reform have argued that legalizing marijuana will drive children into the arms of Mary-Jane, like some kind of green pied piper leading children down the path of indolence and excessive snack food consumption.
TetraLabs prides itself on producing strong and pure cannabis extracts for medical patients who suffer from various ailments. The company researches and develops the safest possible pharmaceutical-grade hash oil on the market.
The United States needs to focus on the problem of treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, but the fight against PTSD suffered a setback when the University of Arizona fired Dr. Suzanne Sisley who had proposed studying the efficacy of cannabis as a PTSD treatment medication.
More than a decade after voters here first said marijuana could be medicine, Colorado is preparing to embark on the largest state-funded effort to study the medical benefits of cannabis.
Cannabinoid research company, Cannabis Therapy Corp., is expected to present at an upcoming cannabis summit in Denver.
The marijuana industry is a young, delicate flower blossoming at a quick rate. This growth leaves room for many deceptive, internal business practices to fall by the wayside, especially when looking at the overall success of the industry.