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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An 11-year-old girl from Rowlett, Texas is taking on the United States federal government by suing them over medicinal marijuana.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Medical marijuana might be legal in Florida, but Disney World has updated its website to specifically list “marijuana” as a prohibited item.
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.
On April 6, 2017, both chambers of the Indiana Legislature approved measures loosening restrictions on a marijuana-derived oil used to treat epilepsy.
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.
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 state lawmakers are gearing up to tackle a controversial bill: medical marijuana.
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.
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).
SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Inventive Solutions LLC today announced the launch of VaePlume™, the Discreet Integrated Vape and Writing Pen.
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’s state Senate has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would make it legal to use a marijuana extract to treat seizures.
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.
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.
For years, Georgia lawmakers have debated the merits of medical marijuana and the discussion will continue this year.
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.
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.
Democratic Senator Jose Menendez filed Senate Bill 269 Tuesday morning. Menendez was joined by veterans, doctors and families at the State Capitol.
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.
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.
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.
National pharmacies in Croatia are now dispensing medical marijuana. According to Malay Mail Online, medical marijuana products hit the shelves in July and prospective patients are beginning to show interest in it.
“User-friendly” is not a word we hear often when describing marijuana edibles.
BEVERLEY HILLS, Calif., June 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Barkable line of dog treats include highly refined CBD oils, which are derived from hemps plants, and contain no psychoactive compounds.
On June 4, 2016, a cannabis oil resolution was endorsed by the Georgia GOP State Convention in Augusta. The resolution requires that the Georgia General Assembly figure out how parents in Georgia can access cannabis oil, which was legalized in the state on March 27, 2015.
According to Lohud.com, recent court records show that Vireo Health, parent company of Minnesota Medical Solutions and Vireo Health New York, has been accused of illegally taking approximately $500,000 of medical cannabis oil from Minnesota and smuggling it into New York.
On May 25, 2016, the Ohio State Senate voted to approve a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in the state. According to The Columbus Dispatch, the bill passed by the skin of its teeth, with 18 senators voting in favor and 15 voting against.
On May 11, 2016, the District 49 Board of Education in Peyton, Colorado, voted unanimously to allow students to use non-smokeable medical marijuana on campus.
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Wednesday signed a bill that will allow medical marijuana oil in the state.
On April 28, 2016, the Alabama State Legislature voted to allow the possession of low-THC medical marijuana oil. According to AL.com, the Senate voted in favor of its version of the bill, SB 115, by a margin of 29-3 and the House voted for its version, HB61, 95-4.
GALLOWAY, N.J., April 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — 420VapeJuice.com is excited to announce the release of a powerful new concentration of vape juice that contains 100 mg of Cannabidiol (CBD) in every 10 ml bottle.
Governor Terry Branstad isn’t closing the door on a bill that would adjust Iowa’s medical marijuana law.
Iowa State Rep. Peter Cownie, R-West Des Moines, announced on Feb. 9, 2016, that he would be filing a medical cannabis bill on Feb. 10 that would allow for the cultivation and distribution of medical cannabis oil in Iowa.
On Jan. 18, 2016, Ghostface Killah, co-founder of the Wu-Tang Clan, released a video to promote Wu-Goo, the rapper’s branded cannabis concentrate available in California.
On Dec. 23, 2015, Mettrum Health Corp. (TSXV: MT), a provider of cannabis products, received its Health Canada license to sell cannabis extracts.
Advanced Medical Alternatives, a Denver-based company, has issued a voluntary recall of 27 cartridges of THC-infused vape pen oil because of the presence of potentially dangerous pesticides.
Smoking might be the most efficient way to receive the health benefits of cannabis, but it is not necessarily the best option for all consumers.