August 2017

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Jesus Aponte pushes a door open to reveal hundreds of aromatic, spiky green plants, a crop that Puerto Rico hopes will help it ease a grinding economic crisis by generating millions in revenue and tens of thousands of jobs. Aponte, a 29-year-old biologist and chemical engineer, had been thinking […]

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x Embed x Share CLOSE New York is letting 10 companies have 40 dispensaries across New York to sell and manufacture medical marijuana. Joseph Spector, Albany Bureau ALBANY — Five companies were authorized Tuesday to manufacture and dispense medical marijuana in New York, giving the state 10 companies that can provide the drug to patients […]

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Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) will introduce a bill that would make marijuana legal in the United States. “The Marijuana Justice Act” would amend the Controlled Substances Act by taking marijuana out of it and allow for marijuana-related offenses to be expunged. It also encourages states to legalize marijuana. “Our country’s drug laws are badly broken […]

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Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) is introducing legislation to end the federal prohibition on marijuana and encourage states to legalize pot. The legislation, which Booker will formally roll out later Tuesday during a Facebook event, would amend the Controlled Substance Act to eliminate marijuana’s status as a Schedule 1 drug — a move that would decriminalize marijuana […]

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The proposal by Braintree Mayor Joseph Sullivan would ban recreational marijuana retailers and production facilities in town. Fred Hanson The Patriot Ledger @Fhanson_Ledger BRAINTREE – Mayor Joseph Sullivan plans to ask the town council to enact a ban on recreational marijuana retailers and growers in the town. Sullivan said he plans to submit the measure […]

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Abstract: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood neurodevelopmental disorders that also affects a significant portion (1-6%) of the adult population (Kolar et al., 2008). Various studies have reported a significant amount of patients that claim administration of cannabis/cannabinoids alleviates or mitigates their ADHD symptoms. A new 2017 study in […]

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VANCOUVER, BC–(Marketwired – August 01, 2017) – Aequus Pharmaceuticals Inc., (“Aequus”) (TSX VENTURE: AQS)(OTCQB: AQSZF), a specialty life sciences company focused on providing patients with differentiated and enhanced delivery systems for existing and approved drugs, and Scientus Pharma Inc., (“Scientus”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on RD and product commercialization for extracts and formulations related to […]

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DENVER, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Evolab, the leader in advanced cannabis extraction and scientifically-informed product development, today announced its partnership with Realm of Caring, with the shared goals of strengthening research, education and client advocacy efforts both locally in Colorado and worldwide. Realm of Caring Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides a better […]

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Medical marijuana has been legal in Maryland since 2014, but years of regulatory negligence have left patients without any state-approved access. Dispensaries are finally slated to open their doors and start selling pot this Fall, but a new discovery could delay the fledgling program even further. According to an investigative report from the Washington Post, […]

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