Marijuana stock GW Pharmaceuticals lands least-restrictive DEA schedule

Posted by - September 28, 2018

GW Pharmaceuticals gained an advantage over Tilray with DEA scheduling of Epidiolex on Thursday. Publicly traded GW Pharmaceuticals had a monumental win on Thursday. The company’s cannabis-derived epilepsy drug, Epidiolex, landed a classification from the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) that will allow sales throughout the United States. Marking a significant first for the DEA,

Cannabidiol-based products taking revenue to new heights

Posted by - September 28, 2018

An increase in product offerings, and national expansion, is fueling marijuana revenue The cannabis market continues to explode. It is now recognized, in some form or another, as a legal product in 31 states, as well as in US-controlled territories of Guam, Puerto Rico and the Northern Mariana Islands. This growth is consistently spurring new

Passengers traveling through LAX can now carry marijuana

Posted by - September 28, 2018

Marijuana is no longer illegal at Los Angeles International Airport It is now legal for passengers traveling through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to possess small amounts of marijuana. Medical marijuana use in California was legalized in 1996 and recreational use in 2016. However, with LAX being overseen, to some degree, by federal regulations, the

CBD extract can help acne sufferers

Posted by - September 28, 2018

One long-time acne sufferer becomes a staunch supporter of cannabis after it improves her complexion The extent to which Cannabis oil can be beneficial is still not known. Cannabis oil is already present in a number of remedies to treat pain and arthritis, anxiety, cancer-related symptoms and many more. It is now also being shown

Researchers testing how THC affects motor skills

Posted by - September 28, 2018

Scientists want to clear the air on how THC alters basic motor functions Researchers at the Yale Schoool of Medicine recently conducted a test to determine how THC can affect motor skills. While the study isn’t unique – many similar tests have already been realized – their format was. They intravenously gave cannabis to the

House GOP drops the ax on Marijuana Tax Fairness bill

Posted by - September 28, 2018

The House Rules Committee blocks lawmakers from easing tax restrictions A bill introduced by lawmakers to level the tax playing field by marijuana industry businesses has been nixed. The House Rules Committee has blocked a measure that would have allowed marijuana growers, sellers and processors to deduct certain business expenses the same way that other

IGC Stock Soars After Entering Cannabis-Infused Drink Market

Posted by - September 27, 2018

An exclusive deal for CBD-infused drinks boosted IGC stock 30 percent on Wednesday The Maryland-based cannabis pharmaceutical company India Globalization Capital Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN) saw its stock soar 30 percent on the NYSE Wednesday. The stock closed at a 5-year high after the company announced it had entered the cannabis-infused drink market. IGC plans to launch

Molson Coors enters the cannabis world

Posted by - September 27, 2018

Colorado-based beer manufacturer will roll out a new line of marijuana-infused beverages While Coca-Cola may still be only contemplating whether or not to enter the marijuana fray, a major beer company is ready to push forward. Molson Coors has announced that it will introduce an entire menu of marijuana-infused beverages, including tea, seltzers and, of

California-based group releases education primer on cannabis interaction

Posted by - September 27, 2018

Project CBD aims to inform physicians and patients on how cannabis and pharmaceuticals can mix A program out of California, Project CBD, wants to make sure that people understand how cannabis reacts when mixed with pharmaceutical drugs. The project has published its Primer on Cannabinoid-Drug Interactions, which is designed for physicians, policy-makers and patients. The

Limonene cannabis strains for anxiety, stress relief

Posted by - September 27, 2018

Several cannabis strains are shown to be more effective at curbing stress and anxiety Limonene is a type of terpene – a group of unsaturated hydrocarbons found in the oil of plants – that has become a popular additive of food and perfumes due to its citrus fragrance. It is a primary component of cannabis