February 13, 2018

LAVAL, QUÉBEC–(Marketwired – Feb. 12, 2018) – Neptune Technologies Bioressources Inc. (“Neptune”) (NASDAQ:NEPT)(TSX:NEPT) and Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra”) (TSX VENTURE:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF) today announced that they entered into an agreement for the co-development, commercialization and marketing of purified cannabinoid oil-based products to address pain and inflammation relief applications for the natural health products and pet veterinary markets. […]

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. (the “Company” or “Abattis”) (CSE:ATT) (OTC:ATTBF) is pleased to announce the sponsorship of a research study in partnership with Mitacs to explore the development of nanoemulsified and liposomal platforms for transmucosal delivery of cannabinoid-rich hemp oil. The research and development work will be […]

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While speaking at a TEDx event last month, Balakrishna said, “By criminalising marijuana, we are denying a full-fledged business opportunity to our people.” All intoxicating properties from the plant would be cleansed before using it for medicinal purposes. Much of the cannabis plant is good for health too, Balakrishna added. …read more at https://www.thequint.com/neon/social-buzz/legalise-marijuana-in-india-says-ramdev-patanjali-ceo

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The first deliveries have been made; the first dispensary has opened. Now the question is how much the business of cannabis oil — a non-psychoactive form of medical marijuana — may grow here in Texas. The low-THC oil is currently available only to Texans with intractable epilepsy if federally approved medication has not helped. But […]

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Since New Jersey’s medical marijuana program launched, only patients with a limited number of conditions were able to enroll. Those conditions are mostly chronic and debilitating, including epilepsy, glaucoma, ALS, severe vomiting from AIDS or cancer treatment, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, and other terminal illnesses. Medical marijuana programs in other states allowed patients suffering from anxiety, […]

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CLOSE The legalization of recreational marijuana in several states is quickly approaching and will likely occur in 2018. Video provided by TheStreet. Newslook Buy Photo Medical-marijuana samples at 420 Dank, a medical dispensary, in Detroit. (Photo: Salwan Georges, Detroit Free Press)Buy Photo The Detroit City Council on Tuesday approved a 180-day moratorium on new medical marijuana permits […]

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This is not the first time lawyers have sought to use the courts to question whether marijuana should still be classified as a so-called Schedule 1 drug under the 1970 Controlled Substances Act, the most restrictive category reserved for the most dangerous narcotics. Many of those efforts have come in criminal cases, and judges — […]

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CLOSE As New Jersey takes steps toward legalizing recreational marijuana, the cannabis industry is trying to unravel an image problem that is decades in the making. Michael L. Diamond Marijuana plants grow under artificial light at the Green Pearl Organics dispensary on the first day of legal recreational marijuana sales in California, January 1, 2018 […]

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Mayor Jesse Arreguín has introduced an ordinance to reduce the local business license fee on recreational cannabis. The current “tax” established by voters with Measure S in 2010 is set at 10%.  Arreguín’s proposal reduces the tax to 5%, although at the last City Council meeting, some members voiced interest in further reductions or outright […]

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Marijuana may not be as damaging to the brain as previously thought, according to new research from the University of Colorado Boulder and the CU Change Lab. The research, which was published in the journal Addiction, examined the brains of more than 1,000 participants of varying ages, and found that long-term alcohol use is much […]

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