February 2018

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — A religious group that said it uses cannabis as a sacrament is filing a $1.1 million claim against the City of San Diego. The church called the Sacred Source Sanctuary, which meets in an office building in the Midway District said its rights were violated during a police raid on February 1. […]

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THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Mention legalizing medical marijuana, and people often think two things: This will prompt teens to think marijuana use is OK, and more will start using it. Legalizing marijuana will reduce the number of adults overdosing on opioids. As it turns out, neither has proven to be true, according […]

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PLYMOUTH, N.H. — In the nearly two years since medical marijuana dispensaries first opened in New Hampshire, the program has grown significantly, and the list of qualifying conditions is expanding. Download the FREE WMUR app Kaylee Huckins, 43, said she has had to deal with intense pain from bladder disease. She tried standard medications, but […]

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Sisters and business partners Julie Winter and Beth Stavola want NJ lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana in their home state. When Beth Stavola initially recruited her youngest sister away from a “respectable” job on Wall Street to join her in the medical marijuana industry, their conservative parents were less than thrilled. The two women are […]

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Brenden Moore @brendenmoore13 Legislation that would place an advisory question on the November ballot asking Illinois voters whether the state should legalize the recreational use of marijuana cleared a hurdle Wednesday. Senate Bill 2275, sponsored by state Sen. Bill Cunningham, D-Chicago, passed out of committee on an 11-4 party line vote, likely bringing the measure […]

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GW Pharmaceuticals’ GWP42006 has failed to outperform placebo in a phase 2a focal seizure trial. The setback wiped 5% off GW’s stock and dented the prospects of the cannabidivarin candidate. Investigators enrolled 162 adults with inadequately controlled focal seizures and randomized them to receive GWP42006 or placebo. GW designed the proof-of-concept trial to assess whether […]

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GREENFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) – In the midst of what the CDC calls an opioid epidemic in the United States, there is a quiet race among pharmaceutical companies to find opioid replacement therapies. Alternatives from several companies leading the charge include the same centuries old ingredient, marijuana, or cannabis-based prescription drugs may be closer than ever […]

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NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NetworkWire – NetworkNewsWire (“NNW”), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company, today announces the publication of an editorial featuring PreveCeutical Medical Inc. (OTCQB:PRVCF) (CSE:PREV) (FSE:18H), a client of NNW and health sciences company that develops innovative preventive therapies utilizing organic and nature identical products. To view […]

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While the debate over the role technology companies played in allowing foreign influence to affect American elections is raging, a quieter battle is unfolding behind the scenes. While this skirmish is nowhere near as consequential as Russian trolls blasting out Jesus memes to denounce Hillary Clinton, for the burgeoning marijuana industry a high hurdle has […]

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