March 13, 2018

Cannabis (marijuana) produces a wide range of physical and cognitive changes by interacting with receptors designed for our own internal cannabinoids, which are called “endocannabinoids.” These effects are the product of many chemical compounds in cannabis, such as terpenes, flavonoids, and, as this article will focus on, cannabinoids like THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol). Scientists have found ways to synthesize […]

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An entrepreneur has set his sights on building an indoor marijuana growing facility in Central Oregon, despite a drop in wholesale recreational prices. Using a former paving company warehouse on SE Fifth Street in Bend, Scott Curtis has applied for permission with the Oregon Liquor Control Commission to build an indoor marijuana growing facility called […]

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It’s no secret Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsUnder pressure, Trump shifts blame for Russia intrusion Overnight Tech: Judge blocks ATT request for DOJ communications | Facebook VP apologizes for tweets about Mueller probe | Tech wants Treasury to fight EU tax proposal Overnight Regulation: Trump to take steps to ban bump stocks | Trump eases […]

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota lawmakers on Monday signed off on rules for the state’s developing medical marijuana program, a necessary move if the drug is to be available to patients later this year. The Legislature’s Administrative Rules Committee reviewed the dozens of pages of proposed rules that the advisory State Health Council in […]

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A Republican-backed bill working its way through Congress could have the unintended consequence of allowing seriously ill patients to use medical marijuana. PHOTO BY CHRIS WALLIS // SIDE POCKET IMAGES Under legislation set to be voted on by the House of Representatives on Tuesday, patients with terminal diseases would be able to access drugs that have not yet been […]

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The legalization of marijuana in Michigan is emerging as an issue in the race for the state’s next attorney general. Attorney General candidate Patrick Miles, an Obama-appointed official who served six and a half years as the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Michigan, has taken a position on legalization of marijuana in Michigan. […]

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San Diego’s cannabis business tax brought in $358,348 in the first month of legalized recreational marijuana sales, according to early figures released to KPBS on Monday. Local marijuana businesses are required to pay the 5 percent gross receipts tax every month, and the first due date to pay the tax was Feb. 28. A city […]

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LOS ANGELES, March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — After a series of successful Cannabis Compliance Summits on the West and East Coast, Infocast is announcing the Cannabinoid Therapeutics Symposium, the definitive cannabinoid biomedical research conference in North America, scheduled for June 6 – 7, 2018 in Redondo Beach, CA. Insights into Endo-Cannabinoid biology are driving a […]

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The development of novel pharmaceuticals whose pharmacology is dependent on cannabinoid receptors is an increasingly active area of research and development.  However, the confusing and conflicting legal status of cannabis and its active constituents can inhibit development, as companies encounter significant and unique barriers to approval and appropriate scheduling. The Controlled Substances Act (CSA) describes […]

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