The Indiana Legislature is poised to allow anyone to purchase and use a cannabis-derived extract believed to have therapeutic benefits, following a key vote by the state Senate on Monday.
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Bill Allowing Cannabis Oil for Medical Patients Gains Traction in Virginia
A bill that would allow physicians to prescribe a form of medical marijuana to patients suffering from a variety of serious diseases seems headed toward passage Thursday on the floor of the Virginia House of Delegates.
As Oklahoma Nears Medical Marijuana Vote, Some Already Using CBD Oil
Soon, Oklahomans will vote on legalizing medical marijuana, but many are already finding relief with CBD oil.
Tennessee Lawmakers Propose Allowing Medical Cannabis
After years of successive failures, backers of medical cannabis in Tennessee are taking a new tack — keeping the ban on smoking it.
Indiana Senator Pushes for CBD Oil Legalization
A state senator has filed a bill that would officially legalize the sale and possession of cannabis oil in Indiana.
Paraguay Approves Bill to Legalize Growing Medical Marijuana
On Dec. 5, 2017, the small country of Paraguay became the newest in South America to legalize the cultivation of medical marijuana.
Did Cannabis Oil Save This Child?
People are crediting the cannabis compound CBD for helping with everything from childhood seizures to cancer. Meet Tracy and Josh who credit the treatment in part for saving the life of their daughter Sophie.
Gov. Holcomb Gives Indiana Retailers 60 Days to Remove CBD Oil
Gov. Eric Holcomb is giving Indiana retailers 60 days to get CBD oil off their shelves. The decision came Tuesday, roughly a week after state Attorney General Curtis Hill issued an opinion saying CBD oil was illegal in the state.
2 Maryland Companies to Study Medical Marijuana Vaping
With the state set to make medical marijuana available within weeks, two Maryland companies have formed a partnership to study how well vapor-inhalation devices work for patients.
World Hemp Oil Announces New CBD Harvest and Plans to Grow in America
HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – World Hemp Oil, LLC, a leading supplier and manufacturers of hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) oil since 2014, announces the availability of refined, distillate oil from the 2017 grow season at competitive prices.
Golden Leaf Secures City License to Sell Cannabis in Las Vegas, Nevada
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 31, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd. (“GLH” or the “Company”) (CSE:GLH) (OTCQB:GLDFF), a leading cannabis oil solutions company and dispensary operator built around recognized brands, today announced that it has been granted a business license by the City of Las Vegas, in the State of Nevada, to commence sales of its high quality cannabis-infused products to medical and adult-use dispensaries in the city.
Tetra Bio-Pharma Goes After the Cannabis Oil Medical Market and Launches a Phase 4 Trial with Cannabis Oils in Partnership with Santé Cannabis
OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF), a global leader in cannabinoid-based drug development and discovery, today announced the launch of a medical cannabis oil program as it targets penetrating the lucrative cannabis oil market and strengthens its plans to generate revenues from the medical cannabis market.
Scientists Investigate Whether Marijuana Can Make Fish Relax
Can marijuana make fish relax? That is the question that researchers hoped to answer in a recent study published in the journal Aquaculture Research.
Melissa Etheridge Busted for Possession in North Dakota and She’s All Smiles
Singer-Songwriter Melissa Etheridge has long been an advocate of medical marijuana and on Aug. 17, 2017, her advocacy met a prohibition reality when she was charged with simple possession in North Dakota, but Etheridge kept it all smiles for her mug shot.
Target Pulls CBD Products From Its Online Store After One Week
Last week, Target became one of the first major retailers to start selling CBD-based products. As news of its new offering broke, Target quietly pulled the products, CBD-containing pills and oils from Charlotte’s Web, from its online inventory on Thursday.
The Doctors: Is Marijuana Vaping Toxic?
Sales of marijuana oil cartridges used for vaping soared 400 percent between 2015 and 2016. But is marijuana vaping a safe trend?
Peru Set to Legalize Medical Cannabis After Public Outcry
Following a serious public outcry in Peru, the South American country just announced that it is drafting legislation to set up a wide-reaching medical cannabis program.
Law Allowing Marijuana-Derived Oil Spurs Indiana Crackdown
A new Indiana law that allows people with certain types of epilepsy to use a marijuana-derived oil for treatment has spurred a statewide crackdown, making it more difficult for those seeking the product to obtain it.
Iowa Attorney General Halts Part of Medical Marijuana Program
The Iowa Attorney General’s Office advised the Iowa Department of Public Health this month that it should not implement a small section in Iowa’s new medical marijuana law.
History of Marijuana in Minnesota
Minnesota is the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”, so it isn’t particularly known for its marijuana, but the plant has a history with the state dating back when hemp production was common. Hemp became a cash crop in the state but by 1957, the federal government banned hemp production completely. Many marijuana supporters are fighting to make the law more inclusive and hopefully, to legalize recreational marijuana in Minnesota.
International Experts Release Study Findings of Cannabis Cultivation Environmental Footprint
TORONTO, Canada and RIONEGRO, Colombia, Sept. 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Global Footprint Network, an international nonprofit organization that is changing how the world manages its natural resources and responds to climate change, recently completed a study of the environmental impact of the regulated cannabis cultivation industry in three key locations, with funding support provided by PharmaCielo Ltd.
HempAmericana, Inc. Signs Strategic Partnerships
NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — HempAmericana, Inc. (OTC PINK: HMPQ) researcher, developer, and wholesaler of industrial hemp products and imminent market share leader in the CBD oil market announced today it has signed two major strategic partnerships with companies in Maine and New York.
Floyd’s of Leadville Introduces CBD Hemp Oil Nutritional Supplement
LEADVILLE, Colo., Aug. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Floyd’s of Leadville, a Colorado Based maker of CBD pain management supplements introduces CBD Hemp Oil soft-gel capsules.
11-Year-Old Sues Federal Government to Legalize Medicinal Marijuana
An 11-year-old girl from Rowlett, Texas is taking on the United States federal government by suing them over medicinal marijuana.
IrieCBD Hemp Company Expands Product Line Introducing CBD Concentrates
SAN DIEGO, July 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On Monday July 10, IrieCBD will launch two new products, adding to its ever-expanding offerings of CBD health and wellness products.
Florida Legislature Approves Medical Marijuana Measure
During a special session which wrapped up on June 9, the Florida legislature passed new rules for its medical marijuana measure. Florida will have more than double the current amount of medical marijuana operators in the state under a proposal approved by lawmakers.
Expanded Medical Marijuana Law Grows Georgia Program
More than 100 new patients have received permission to use access the medical marijuana law in Georgia this month, bringing the statewide total of people using the product to more than 1,800 less than three years after the state began the program.
Why Canadian Marijuana Legalization is Getting the Cold Shoulder
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised marijuana legalization in his 2015 campaign, and he’s making good on that promise. However, Canadian executives, aren’t happy.
Gabbard, Garrett Urge House to Pass Federal Marijuana Decriminalization Legislation
WASHINGTON, May 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Tom Garrett (VA-05) hosted a press conference today urging Congress to pass H.R.1227, the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act.
Georgia Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Expansion Bill
On May 9, 2017, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 16, a medical cannabis expansion bill that adds six new conditions to the list of conditions that qualify for low-thc oil in the state.
Group Gathers at Texas State Capitol to Push for MMJ Legislation
Patients, caregivers and advocates are hoping to keep HB 2107 alive by gathering at the Texas State Capitol. They are urging members of the House Calendars Committee to schedule a vote on the bill, which would patients suffering from more than 22 conditions including cancer, HIV, Crohn’s Disease and PTSD to use medicinal marijuana.
Disney World Lists Marijuana as Prohibited Item
Medical marijuana might be legal in Florida, but Disney World has updated its website to specifically list “marijuana” as a prohibited item.
Georgia State Congressman Skirts Law to Help Medical Marijuana Patients
Rep. Allen Peake, a state congressman in Georgia, has begun distributing medical marijuana oil to qualifying patients within the state. Although Georgia legalized low-THC medical marijuana in 2015, there is no legal method for patients to obtain it, which prompted Peake to take action.
Indiana Legislature Approves Bills on Marijuana-Derived Oil
On April 6, 2017, both chambers of the Indiana Legislature approved measures loosening restrictions on a marijuana-derived oil used to treat epilepsy.
Argentina Lawmakers Approve Cannabis Oil for Medicinal Use
Argentina gave final legislative approval on Wednesday to a bill legalizing cannabis oil for medicinal use and permitting the federal government to grow marijuana for research and therapeutic purposes.
Georgia House Approves Marijuana Treatment Expansion
On March 28, 2017, the Georgia House approved Senate Bill 16, a bill that would increase the number of conditions eligible for receiving medical marijuana oil as treatment.
Nebraska Lawmakers to Hold Medical Marijuana Legalization Hearing
Nebraska state lawmakers are gearing up to tackle a controversial bill: medical marijuana.
Cannabis Prohibition and the Evolution of Extraction Technologies
Cannabis prohibition is remarkably similar to the prohibition of alcohol in the 1920s. On March 7, 2017, at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Diego, Dr. Joshua Hartsel discussed the tremendous opportunity unfolding in California’s market in regards to extracts and other concentrate products.
Medical Marijuana, Inc. Receives Brazilian Government Approval for Treatment of Autism Patient Using, Subsidiary, HempMeds® Brasil, Flagship Product RSHO™
SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 3, 2017/Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States subsidiary, HempMeds® Brasil, today announced that the Brazilian government approved a prescription for the Company’s cannabidiol (CBD) oil product Real Scientific Hemp Oil™ (RSHO™) to treat a patient in the country with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
VaePlume Discreet Combined Vape and Writing Pen Launches Today
SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Inventive Solutions LLC today announced the launch of VaePlume™, the Discreet Integrated Vape and Writing Pen.
Dive Into the Evolution of Extraction Technologies
On March 7, 2017, hear Dr. Joshua Hartsel, CEO of Speakeasy 710, a California-based cannabis oil producer, lead a session at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Diego on the tremendous opportunity opening up in California’s market with regards to extracts and other concentrate products.
Wisconsin Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Marijuana Extract Bill
Wisconsin’s state Senate has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would make it legal to use a marijuana extract to treat seizures.
Energy-Enhanced CBD Hemp Oil Offers Surprising Health Benefits
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Scientists at Vital Force Technology (VFT) labs are excited to announce their research and results into energetically enhancing a popular alternative health supplement, cannabidiol, more commonly known as CBD oil.
Medical Marijuana Inc. Subsidiary Kannaway® Announces Launch of a New Product— “Kannaway® Gold Premium Hemp Oil”
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), announced today that its subsidiary Kannaway® LLC, the first hemp lifestyle network to offer cannabidiol (CBD) hemp botanical products, has unveiled a new premium hemp oil product – Kannaway Gold.
Georgia Lawmakers Hope to Expand Medical Cannabis
For years, Georgia lawmakers have debated the merits of medical marijuana and the discussion will continue this year.
These 3 Stocks Doubled Investors’ Money in 2016
Here are three stocks that have doubled investors’ money in 2016, and a look into whether or not they can continue to rally in 2017.
Vapor Slide Takes Top Prize at Arcview’s Oakland Winners Fund Pitch Competition
OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 23, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Vapor Slide, a first of its kind dual-purpose oil cartridge vaporizer that works either independently or with a water pipe, won the $50,000 grand prize for best pitch at Arcview’s Oakland Winners Fund pitch competition.
Senator Files Bill to Expand Medical Marijuana Use in Texas
Democratic Senator Jose Menendez filed Senate Bill 269 Tuesday morning. Menendez was joined by veterans, doctors and families at the State Capitol.
Medical Cannabis Oil Legalized in the Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands Gov. Helen Kilpatrick approved a bill last week that amends the Misuse of Drugs Law, allowing for medical cannabis oil to be imported and dispensed for medicinal purposes.
Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd Common Shares Approved for Inclusion on the OTCQB Market
Oct. 5, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd. (“GLH” or the “Company”) (CSE:GLH)(CSE:GLH.CN), a leading cannabis oil solutions company built around recognized brands, is pleased to announce that the OTC Markets Group has approved the Company’s common shares for listing on its OTCQB Market beginning on Wednesday, October 5, 2016.