CBD—a purified weed extract that won’t get you stoned—is used to treat everything from breast cancer to stress relief, epilepsy to aching joints. VICE met up with David Bonvillain, who runs the CBD company Elite Botanicals, for an inside scoop on the extract’s “limitless future.”
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From gluts to labeling updates and the combination of medical and recreational sectors, the Washington cannabis market has been on a rollercoaster ride, but flower has managed to remain king of the hill.
SYDNEY, Australia, Sept. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Hydroponics Company (ASX: THC) (THC or Company) has provided an update following international meetings held by its executive team in Europe, Israel and Canada.
SYDNEY, Australia, Sept. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Hydroponics Company Limited (ASX: THC) is pleased to announce the first partnership with Sinapse Pty Ltd (Sinapse) as a key partner in its strategy to facilitate medicinal cannabis prescribing and dispensing in Australia.
A federal marijuana impairment report has cast a shadow of doubt over the THC testing methods and regulations used by law enforcement officers in America, citing the inability to detect THC impairment from biological test samples and the worthlessness of establishing a “per se” limit to designate THC impairment.
Smoking marijuana may reduce your risk of having a stroke, according to a new study published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology.
DES MOINES, Iowa, June 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On May 12, 2017, Governor Branstad signed legislation expanding the Medical Cannabidiol Act, first enacted July 1, 2014. Today, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) filed emergency rules implementing a portion of the new law.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, June 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Cannabis Candy Mold Company has created the first-ever reusable chocolate molds specifically made for the home marijuana candy maker to distinguish the difference between THC medicated items meant for adults and candy for children.
Explorer’s digital correspondent Erin Winters joins the “Herbal Chef” for a demonstration of his cannabis-infused recipes.
SYDNEY, Australia, May 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Hydroponics Company Limited (ASX:THC) (“THC” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusive Strategic Alliance with Colorado-based healthcare solutions company Phoenix Life Sciences Inc (“Phoenix Life”) to collaboratively research, develop, manufacture, distribute and sell medicinal cannabis products in Australia and internationally.
NANAIMO, British Columbia, May 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Tilray, a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, today unveiled a new product categorization system that simplifies the process of choosing medical cannabis products for patients in Canada.
According to a recent study published in the journal Natural Medicine, marijuana may help protect aging brains from cognitive decline.
Can this prolonged low-dose treatment with a compound in marijuana help reverse memory loss and improve cognitive skills? Researchers say it could.
SYDNEY, Australia, May 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Hydroponics Company Limited (ASX: THC) is pleased to announce that first quarter revenue in its wholly owned subsidiary CMDV (Crystal Mountain (Canada)/Dragon Vision (Hong Kong)) increased by more than 22% year-on-year to over $1.11m.
Here’s a pot stock that should prove immune to the adverse political winds emanating from the nation’s capital as marijuana is transitioning in the public eye.
SYDNEY, Australia, May 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Hydroponics Company Limited (ASX:THC or ‘the Company’) is pleased to announce that it has today commenced trading on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), following its successful $8m capital raising. The Company is well placed to achieve a number of milestones in the next 6-12 months.
NEW YORK, May 02, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — AXIM® Biotechnologies, Inc. (AXIM® Biotech) (OTC:AXIM), a world leader in cannabinoid research and development, today announced that the company’s product development partner Quay Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (“Quay Pharma”) has obtained the relevant licenses from the British Home Office to import and work with the controlled drugs that are required to continue the development of AXIM’s MedChew Rx® pharmaceutical chewing gum’s family of products.
In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Richard Zimmer III, Co-Founder of Munchies B Gone.
Insys Therapeutics dropped after it received disappointing news from the DEA regarding its marijuana drug Syndros.
A west New York-based biotech company has successfully grown a strain of marijuana that contains zero THC, a feat the company says will transform the medical marijuana industry.
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.
Marijuana grown by the federal government for research purposes does not have the same quality as the pot from other sources. Until recently, the U.S. federal government had to grow all the marijuana that would be used in scientific research, but researchers have found the government’s pot to be, essentially, irrelevant.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — THC BioMed Intl Ltd. (“THC” or the “Company”) (CSE:THC) announces that it has entered into a capital commitment agreement (the “Capital Commitment”) with GEM Global Yield Fund LLC SCS (“GEM”) for a $10 million Capital Commitment from GEM to invest into THC.
On March 1, 2017, the Georgia House of Representatives voted to approve House Bill 65, which would expand the number of qualifying conditions covered by the state’s limited medical marijuana program.
During a Feb. 27, 2017, meeting with reporters at the U.S. Justice Department, Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave a new explanation of his views on marijuana and federal law. “Most of you probably know I don’t think America is going to be a better place when more people of all ages and particularly young people start smoking pot,” Sessions said.
On Feb. 23, 2017, the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy released draft regulations for forms and methods of administering medical marijuana, specifically with regards to how much a patient can possess within a 90-day period.
A new cold-brewed coffee drink infused with THC is now available in the San Francisco Bay area. Somatik is a joint effort between the edibles company of the same name and Ritual Roasters. The 8-ounce bottles are available at several Bay-area dispensaries or through the CANNVIS delivery service for $12 each.
Is this energy drink misleading consumers looking for a good time? Made with hemp seed extract, Cannabis Energy Drink is legal in every state since it has no THC.
The Georgia Senate has passed a bill that would require a reduction in the amount of THC in cannabis oil. Senate Bill 16 reduces the amount of THC, the psychoactive chemical in marijuana, allowed in cannabis oil from 5 percent to 3 percent. However, the bill also adds a medical condition, autism, to the eight legal uses of medical marijuana established in 2015.
Say goodbye to post-cannabis munchies with this chewing gum. Munchies B Gone helps cannabis users regulate their marijuana-induced hunger by reducing cravings.
The cannabis industry is expected to reach $50 billion in size by 2026, according to Cowen & Co., making it one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Investors have taken a growing interest in the industry as legalization has spread across North America. Here are three subsets of the cannabis industry that investors may want to consider for the best risk-adjusted returns.
ANCHORAGE, Feb. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, enforcement officers of the Alcohol and Marijuana Enforcement Office seized items from several retail stores across the state containing CBD (cannabidiol) oil that appear to be offered for sale in violation of several provisions of AS 17.38, including requirements for testing, packaging, and labeling.
The company announced Tuesday positive top-line results from a mid-stage placebo-controlled study of a proprietary combination of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, and cannabidiol, or CBD, for treating glioblastoma multiforme, or GBM.
SEATTLE, Feb. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Northwest Wonderland introduces BULLETPROOF COFFEE SPRAY, the first of it’s kind on the planet. The spray mimics it’s hot liquid counterpart precisely, except it’s absorbed sublingually, so it’s effects are felt quicker – within 30s to 10m.
Mara Gordon is a world-renowned expert on cannabis and cancer. Through her nonprofit Aunt Zelda’s, she has worked with more than 600+ patients (mostly cancer cases), using cannabis medicine as well as several other supplements.
A Denver deli has come up with a timely new way to prepare turkey, according to 12News.com. Cook’s Fresh Market is offering a weed-roasted natural turkey sandwich and a Mile High club sandwich. Owner Ed Janos said both sandwiches are made with turkey that was smoked over marijuana stalks at a low temperature for six hours.
For years, Georgia lawmakers have debated the merits of medical marijuana and the discussion will continue this year.
What that means is each and every case where prosecutors charge a medical marijuana user with breaking the law requires expert testimony to show that particular individual was impaired at that particular level of THC.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 20, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — THC BioMed Intl Ltd. (“THC” or the “Company”) (CSE: THC) (CSE: THC.CN) (CNSX: THC) (OTCQB: THCBF) (FRANKFURT: TFHC) is pleased to announce several new developments relating to its new, amended license from Health Canada, the launch of its revamped website, the expansion of its facilities and changes in its work with Supra Research and Development Inc. (“Supra”).
Scientists, regulators and millions suffering from pain are trying to get their hands on cannabis — but not the kind you smoke, eat or grow in an alley.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 23, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — THC BioMed Intl Ltd. (“THC” or the “Company”) (CSE: THC) (CSE: THC.CN) (CNSX: THC) (OTCQB: THCBF) (FRANKFURT: TFHC) is pleased to announce that the Company’s shares have been approved for listing on the OTCQB Marketplace.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 1, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — THC BioMed Intl Ltd. (“THC” or the “Company”) (CSE: THC) (CSE: THC.CN) (CNSX: THC) (OTC PINK: THCBF) (FRANKFURT: TFHC) is pleased to announce that due to the high demand for Clone Shipper products, THC has entered into an exclusive agreement with Clone Shipper for the distribution rights for all of Canada.
Cannabinoids – what are they? How do they affect the human body? Are they really medicinal? On Nov. 16, 2016, Marijuana Investor Summit is bringing the Science and Medicine of Cannabis to the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, to answer these questions and more.
Laboratory tests on marijuana strains in Colorado have revealed THC levels much higher than the national average. The average THC content in confiscated cannabis samples was 9.6 percent in 2013, according to the NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse. But lab tests of Colorado pot show THC levels as high as 32 percent.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 18,2016 /Weed Wire/ — THC BioMed Ltd. (CSE: THC) (OTC PINK: THCBF) (FRANKFURT: TFHC) (“THC” or the “Company”) is pleased to report that it has had its license amended by Health Canada and will begin to initiate its business plan by inter-trading between licensed producers to strengthen its products and service.
On Oct. 5, 2016, a group of experts spoke in Anaheim, Calif., in opposition to the state’s Proposition 64, which would legalize recreational marijuana. Sponsored by the Anaheim Police Department, the speakers included addiction experts and law enforcement officials from other states, according to a column by David Whiting of the Orange County Register.
In Colorado, a diamond stamp with “! THC” or “! THC M” must appear on edible marijuana products beginning Oct. 1, 2016. The labeling is part of a new round of regulations, including the banishment of the words “candy” and “candies” from packaging of marijuana-based foods, according to an article at The Cannabist.
Dude’s Brews in Aurora, Colo., is planning to distribute a cannabis-based beer, according to a Sept. 15, 2016, article at Westword.com. The beer, named General Washington’s Secret Stash IPA, was recently approved by the federal government’s Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.
Law enforcement officers could soon have a way to test for the presence of marijuana in drivers, whether the cannabis has been smoked or consumed in food. Hounds Labs, Inc., of Oakland, Calif., announced on Sept. 14, 2016, its new breathalyzer is being tested in the field, according to an article posted the same day at CBS SF Bay Local.
On Sept. 8, 2016, researchers at Stanford announced that they have developed a device that they believe can quickly measure marijuana intoxication in drivers.