Make a list of the biotech and pharmaceutical companies developing marijuana-based, or cannabis, treatments, and GW Pharmaceuticals PLC (GWPH​) is most certainly going to occupy the top spot. The U.K.-based biopharmaceutical company, founded in 1998, is involved in the development of medications using its exclusive cannabinoid product platform. The company is currently assessing the potential […]

Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed into law a broader medical marijuana system for the state, following through on a promise he made earlier this month. Lawmakers passed the measure (SB 8A) in a special session after failing in their regular session that ended in May to implement a constitutional amendment legalizing the drug, which […]

Roger Stone, a longtime political adviser and friend to President Donald Trump, speaks before signing copies of his book ‘The Making of the President 2016.’  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Roger Stone is hoping he can get President Trump to keep his campaign promise with regards to marijuana legislation. During the campaign and in the […]

(TNS) — In states looking to legalize pot, police and politicians often grapple with the same hard question: How will that affect road safety? The topic has dominated discussions in legislative committee rooms from California to Massachusetts and also on front porches across the country, as activists gathering petition signatures have gone door-to-door trying to […]

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CAROL KENT WYATT WCN_CarolWyatt CHIPLEY – As the August expiration date of the medical marijuana moratorium approaches, Washington County Commissioners are preparing to establish local regulations for medical marijuana dispensing facilities and legal cultivation or growing. County Planner David Wood shared a draft of an ordinance when the board met in a workshop Wednesday for […]

SEATTLE, WA, Jun 23, 2017 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — SEATTLE, WA–(Marketwired – Jun 23, 2017) – CFN Media Group, the leading creative agency and digital media network dedicated to legal cannabis, announces the publication of an article discussing the business potential and implications of Mexico’s recent legalization of medical marijuana. Medical Marijuana Inc. (otc pink:MJNA) […]

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DENVER — Insurance claims for car crashes have jumped since recreational marijuana was legalized in Colorado, Washington and Oregon, spurring concerns about traffic safety as more drivers take to the roads under the influence. A first-of-its-kind study released Thursday by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that collision claim frequency was “about 3 percent […]

FRANKFORT, Ky. – A Kentucky lawmaker is proposing to legalize marijuana for the terminally ill in a move that’s widely seen as a first step toward wholesale legalization of the so-called gateway drug. State Sen. Morgan McGarvey, D-Louisville, made his case for “palliative” marijuana to the General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare […]