New Farm Bill Legislation Expected to Boost CBD Stocks

Posted by - November 30, 2018

The bill could be good for medical marijuana in the United States but contains some controversial limitations A new federal farm bill is expected to provide a major boost to medical cannabis stocks that use CBD derived from hemp. The bill includes nationwide legalization of hemp, marijuana’s non-hallucinogenic sister plant. The bill could come up

Alaskan credit union to embrace marijuana industry

Posted by - November 30, 2018

Marijuana businesses in the state will finally have a financial institution at their disposal A credit union in Alaska isn’t waiting for the feds to approve marijuana before giving businesses in the industry a banking partner. Credit Union 1 announced yesterday that it will launch a pilot program for marijuana companies to give them a

Lyft, Uber drivers changing lanes, now delivering marijuana

Posted by - November 30, 2018

Marijuana deliveries are more lucrative and safer than taxi services Uber and Lyft have both made a dent in the for-hire transportation industry. They are found around the world – often amid a great deal of controversy with local taxi groups – but drivers are forced to work long hours for little money while dealing

CBD strips could soon be available nationwide

Posted by - November 30, 2018

The strips can provide an easier mechanism to provide faster pain relief In what is about to be a first for the U.S., CBD (cannabidiol) strips are about to make their way to convenience store shelves across the country. The strips are being launched through a partnership between the Asian American Trade Associations Council (AATAC)

Cannabis and hops are like third cousins, twice removed

Posted by - November 30, 2018

Cannabis and hops are distant relatives, according to scientists A few days ago, a cannabis genome map was revealed, showing how tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) came to be. Along the same thread, researchers have now shown that a main ingredient in beer is a relative to cannabis. However, the family split about 28 million years ago. A

Pete Sessions blocks marijuana bill as he heads out the door

Posted by - November 30, 2018

The Congressman takes another dig at marijuana before being forced out of office Long-time marijuana opponent and Congressman Pete Sessions isn’t going down without a fight. He may only have a few weeks left on Capitol Hill after losing his reelection bid, but he continues to do everything he can to prevent marijuana from becoming

Los Angeles-based Civilized to acquire Canadian marijuana company

Posted by - November 29, 2018

The acquisition gives Civilized access to a company focusing on news and events in the marijuana industry Civilized, a media brand based in California and New Brunswick, Canada that focuses on cannabis culture, has announced that it is acquiring Business of Cannabis. Business of Cannabis is a platform that provides news, events and analysis related

Bernie “Feel The Burn” Sanders slams marijuana prohibition

Posted by - November 29, 2018

Bernie’s new book says marijuana prohibition is doing more harm than good Senator Bernie Sanders is a believer. He understands the importance of marijuana and has repeatedly sought to have cannabis descheduled, including through a Senate bill he drafted in 2015. After not seeing much headway on the subject, he has now tried a different

Study proves CBD’s impact on control of long-term depression

Posted by - November 29, 2018

CBD is a faster- and longer-acting antidepressant than conventional medicine The belief that cannabis is helpful in treating depression is nothing new. It has been used for years as an antidepressant, allowing a large number of individuals lead more fulfilling lives. A new study, however, goes one step further and shows that cannabidiol (CBD), a