February 2018

A federal judge on Monday tossed out a lawsuit that sought to legalize cannabis under federal law, handing another setback to a movement aimed at effectively making the drug legal everywhere in the United States The plaintiffs in the case included former NFL player Marvin Washington, along with a 12-year-old girl who uses medical marijuana […]

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CLOSE New Jersey Gov.-elect Phil Murphy has pledged to sign a marijuana legalization bill within his 100 days in office. Mike Davis Marijuana leaves(Photo: Getty Images) WALL — Another Jersey Shore town is expected to preemptively ban marijuana sales as state legislators continue to debate whether New Jersey will legalize marijuana.  The Wall Township Committee is […]

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DORAL, Fla., Feb. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NetworkWire – Earth Science Tech, Inc. (OTC:ETST) (“ETST” or the “Company”), an innovative biotech company focused on the cannabinoid (CBD), nutraceutical and pharmaceutical fields, as well as on RD for certain medical devices, today announces that it has finalized the plans for its previously announced human […]

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A drug compound previously shown to be safe for use in people may prevent opioid tolerance and physical dependence when used in combination with opioid-based pain medications, a new study in mice indicates. Researchers have discovered that the CB2 cannabinoid agonist LY2828360, a drug previously tested to treat osteoarthritis pain appears to block neuropathic pain […]

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Zelda Therapeutics Ltd (ASX:ZLD) (OTCQB:ZLDAF) is well funded to make strong progress in 2018 with the development of cannabinoid-based formulations for the treatment of a variety of medical conditions. The company’s cash at bank was $6.61 million at 31 December 2017 and it is fully funded for its near-term initiatives. Zelda’s performance in the second half […]

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Health Department on Wednesday began accepting proposals from laboratory companies that want to test medical marijuana in the state. It’s the next step in efforts to establish a system for the drug approved by state voters in November 2016. The selected lab will test marijuana for contaminants including pesticides […]

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PORTAGE, MI – Confusion among the Portage City Council delayed a vote on two long-anticipated medical marijuana ordinances. Tuesday, the City Council was scheduled to vote on amendments to ordinances to allow five types of medical marijuana facilities to operate. But council members saw holes in the ordinances and felt more discussion was necessary before making […]

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Corey Hunt with the Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association talks with state Rep. Douglas House outside the Arkansas State Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 27,2018 about changes the group would like to see to the state’s medical marijuana program. (AP Photo/Andrew Demillo) Corey Hunt with the Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association talks with state Rep. Douglas House outside […]

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But this year, the group also called attention to the numbers for states that legalized recreational marijuana between 2012 and 2016 — Alaska, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon and Washington — as well as the District of Columbia, which did likewise. In Alaska and Maine, pedestrian deaths are so few that any changes may not […]

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