October 2017

The time is now to advance medical cannabis in the Philippines, said a policy advisor to Congressman Rodolfo T. Albano, who authored recent legislation. On Sept. 25, the Philippines Parliamentary House Committee approved a medical cannabis bill and pushed it forward in the political process. This move is an incredible achievement for a nation currently […]

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Marijuana advocates gather outside the U.S. Capitol on April 24 to urge lawmakers to lower restrictions on marijuana use in Washington. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) Over the past 10 years, Virginia authorities have arrested more than 133,000 people suspected of marijuana possession. Each year, about 10,000 individuals are convicted of a first-time marijuana possession offense. And […]

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The largest legal cannabis producer in the country has created the first-ever public service announcement in airport terminals, reminding passengers about the serious legal repercussions of taking their bud aboard a plane. Organa Brands, a Denver-based company, premiered an ad campaign this week on branded trays at security checkpoints of a major airport in Southern […]

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Cannabidiol, one of the active chemicals in marijuana, is having a moment. While the science remains inconclusive, there’s growing traction for its use as a therapeutic agent for cancer and schizophrenia, and for its inclusion within more cosmetic items, like CBD-infused bath bombs and acne creams. What makes CBD novel is that it, unlike THC, […]

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For the second consecutive year, former Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer is teaming with Colorado nonprofit Realm of Caring to auction off game-day experiences for fans to benefit cannabinoid research. Fans have an opportunity to purchase VIP tickets to the Broncos’ Nov. 19 game against the Bengals, when former coach Red Miller will be inducted into […]

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General News of Tuesday, 31 October 2017 Source: mynewsgh.com 2017-10-31 Mr. Michael Creg Afful, Executive Director of Creg Afful Foundation A Tema based anti-narcotics organization Creg Afful Foundation(CAF) is demanding that President Nana Akufo-Addo declare the stand of his administration whether it will decriminalize the usage of marijuana or not. Addressing a press conference on […]

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CLEVELAND, Ohio – City Council voted Monday to approve new zoning requirements that will prevent sale of medical marijuana in about 95 percent of the city.  The legislation, approved 15-1, limits the location of marijuana dispensaries, cultivation sites, production and refining facilities and research sites.  The balancing act council members are trying to perform is […]

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Alcohol giant Constellation Brands is making a foray into marijuana, a precedent-setting move for an industry that has mostly stayed on the sidelines during the cannabis boom. Constellation will pay about $191 million (C$245 million) for a 9.9 percent stake in Canopy Growth Corp., a Canadian seller of medicinal-marijuana products. The deal kicked off the […]

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