A couple of years ago, the skincare industry clambered aboard the cannabis bandwagon with potions and lotions infused with hemp oil and skincare lines branded CBD. They were overwhelmingly underwhelming. But there’s no smoke without fire and tons of research dollars have been poured into the medical marijuana industry. I decided to take a closer […]

Are users of cannabinoids slowly going blind and not knowing it? Cannabidiol has been shown to cause the transient glaucoma symptom of high eye pressure. Cannabidiol-CBD is the nonpsychoactive ingredient found in marijuana and hemp. The bad news: 7-Eleven recently was reported to have struck a deal with Phoenix Tears to sell CBD products over […]

by Bonni Goldstein, Naturally Savvy You may have heard about cannabinoids, the chemical compounds responsible for how cannabis makes you feel. But did you know that your body has similar, naturally occurring compounds that promote your health and wellbeing? Understanding cannabinoids and how they work in your body is the basis of the science of […]

Just a few of the 110+ cannabinoids that have been isolated in the cannabis plant are explained in this awesome infographic. The effects of these molecules is not well understood except for just a few. The six that are described here are just a few and there are probably half a dozen more that have […]

The industrial-hemp industry may have gotten a nod of approval from the Drug Enforcement Administration in late May, when the agency clarified that not all compounds of cannabis fall under the Controlled Substances Act. Referencing a 2004 decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that excluded non-psychoactive cannabinoids from the federal government’s definition of […]

Save Article Shares of The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (TSX:TGOD) have climbed since announcing an agreement with Stillwater Foods SmallCapPower | June 1, 2018: The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (TSX:TGOD) announced on May 29, 2018, that it has signed an agreement with Stillwater Foods to license RIPPLE SC (Soluble Cannabinoids) ingredient technology. The […]

Retailers cannot afford to miss out on the sales potential of the rapidly growing cannabinoid category.   For many retailers, the cannabinoid category represents an untamed territory filled with more questions than answers. With concerns over safety, efficacy and even legality, some pet business owners are too intimidated to stock CBD oils, treats, balms and […]

During Smith’s presentation, titled Cannabinoid Chromatography: Precision, Accuracy and the Industrialization of Potency Analysis, he will discuss the evolution of cannabinoid potency measurement and the power of data to provide insight into the intrinsic and extrinsic variability in cannabinoid measurements within the cannabis supply chain. Dr. Smith’s presentation will take place on Wednesday, June 6, […]

According to data provided by Oristep Consulting, the global medical cannabis market in 2016 was valued at $12.67 billion and is projected to reach $33.41 billion by 2022 at a CAGR of 17.53% during the forecast period. Numerous scientific studies of the cannabinoid chemical have resulted in two FDA-approved medications in a pill form. The […]

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals ZYNE  is a specialty pharmaceutical company that focuses on developing and commercializing proprietary synthetic cannabinoid therapeutics. It has developed a candidate temporarily named ZYN002, which is in clinical trials for the treatment of refractory epilepsy, Fragile X syndrome, and osteoarthritis. Marijuana sales have the potential to greatly add to the government’s treasury as […]

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EVIO Biosciences will explore combination drug therapeutics through in vitro and clinical research.  The new division reflects the growing need for education and broader dissemination of cannabis and cannabinoid biotechnology research in the scientific and medical community, particularly in the face of the widespread changes to cannabis regulation worldwide. “We are expanding the life sciences […]