April 2018

Should New York state legalize recreational marijuana? A growing chorus of political voices say, “yes.” Republican gubernatorial candidate Joel Giambra was first to pitch the idea to voters. Democrat Cynthia Nixon has endorsed the idea. Even the once reluctant incumbent Andrew Cuomo has his administration aggressively studying how New York State might make pot legal. […]

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Last September, Lesotho became the first African country to legalize marijuana. At the time, we also mentioned that Ghana, Swaziland, Malawi and Zimbabwe were on the fast track to legalization of Marijuana –  a Canadian firm had approached the Zimbabwean government for a license to produce marijuana in the country. The Zimbabwean government put the speculations to rest last week […]

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TORONTO, April 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Revive Therapeutics Ltd. (“Revive” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:RVV) (OTCQB:RVVTF), a company focused on the research, development and commercialization of novel medical and pharmaceutical cannabinoid-based therapies, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive worldwide license agreement with Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation for the commercialization of the […]

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WINNEBAGO COUNTY — The Winnebago County Health Department has identified three cases of severe bleeding connected to synthetic cannabinoid use in Winnebago County. There have been more than 150 people in 13 counties that have experience severe bleeding associated with synthetic cannabinoids, and four deaths have occurred. A common product used by the cases has […]

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(CNN)In 2016, opioids killed more Americans than breast cancer. The drug overdose epidemic has become one of the most concerning public health issues of recent time, and in an effort to stem the tide, moreg and more patients and doctors are turning to pot over pills. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var […]

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In this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Healthcare, analysts Kristine Harjes and Motley Fool contributor Shannon Jones explain why the results were so promising, what this could mean for the future of medical marijuana, and a few important things investors need to know about GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:GWPH) before diving in. A full transcript follows the video. […]

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CLOSE Iowans overwhelmingly support legalizing marijuana for medical purposes, but they don’t support allowing recreational uses, an Iowa Poll from 2017 shows. Wochit Buy Photo Illustration depicting medical marijuana.(Photo: Mark Marturello/The Register)Buy Photo Efforts to expand access to medical marijuana appear dead in the 2018 Iowa Legislature, amid strong opposition by House Speaker Linda Upmeyer. The […]

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The Democrats have a new moral crusade. It’s youth-oriented and free of identity politics. It’s got nothing to do with Trump, or Russia. Today’s Democrats are fighting for your right to get baked. If you’re skeptical, please understand that this is not just a plunge into unfettered hedonism. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) really said it […]

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Craig S. Semon Telegram Gazette Staff @CraigSemon AUBURN – Voters at the annual town meeting Tuesday will decide whether to ban non-medical marijana establishments, upgrade sewer lines, and convert streetlights to LED. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Auburn High School. Voters will be ask to approve a $66,972,605 fiscal 2019 budget, which […]

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