Aphria picks up after patch announcement

Posted by - February 28, 2019

Aphria is now the supplier for a transdermal patch company This past Tuesday, Aphria announced that it had signed a deal with Manna Molecular Science, a company that manufactures transdermal cannabis patches. Through the partnership, Aphria will produce and sell the patches and has picked up a worldwide license agreement with Manna, giving it an

NY to hold off on CBD edibles ban

Posted by - February 28, 2019

Officials decide to delay the ban in order to allow businesses time to prepare Health officials in New York City recently, and abruptly, pulled the plug on food products that contained cannabidiol (CBD). They stated that CBD has yet to be evaluated appropriately by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and, as such, could not

Martha Stewart, marijuana champion

Posted by - February 28, 2019

The lifestyle guru is now an advisor to Canopy Growth Martha Stewart is not just a home decoration and food expert. She is a cannabis enthusiast and is showing off her skills in her new role. Stewart has teamed up with Canopy Growth Corp., where she will serve as an advisor to help the company

THC, CBD produced in a lab from yeast

Posted by - February 28, 2019

University of California at Berkeley scientists have made a major breakthrough The cannabis industry is about to make a huge leap forward. Scientists with the University of California at Berkeley have been successful at creating tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) in the lab. If they are able to reproduce the results on a large scale,

Scientists go after AG Barr to allow more marijuana research

Posted by - February 28, 2019

The American Psychological Association lobbies for faster responses to research requests The American Psychological Association (APA) is the largest organization of psychology professionals in the U.S. It has a lot of weight behind it with its numbers and resources and is putting its abilities to good use. It has sent a letter to newly appointed

Fed chairman joins push for federal marijuana clarification

Posted by - February 28, 2019

Discrepancies between state and federal laws are hindering growth Conflicting laws on the state and federal levels are suppressing the marijuana industry. More lawmakers and political figures are growing impatient at what they view as delays in the legislative process and are pressing the federal government to take action. The head of the U.S. Federal

Another Wall Street bank now tracks marijuana stocks

Posted by - February 27, 2019

Jefferies Financial Group is now tracking seven marijuana stocks Marijuana continues to find its place on Wall Street. Cowen and JPMorgan have recently been spreading the word more often on marijuana stocks and, now, another Wall Street heavyweight has entered the fray. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. has launched coverage of seven marijuana stocks, including some

New technology helping to shape marijuana entrepreneurs

Posted by - February 27, 2019

Several engineering advancements are helping marijuana companies become more productive As with the dawn of any new technology or innovation, the marijuana industry is just getting started. There are advances every day that are making companies become more efficient and are helping them improve their operations. These advancements are shaping the industry, helping it to

CBD use to be a more creative artist

Posted by - February 27, 2019

The calming effects of CBD could help artists to tap their creative juices Cannabidiol (CBD) has already been shown to help reduce anxiety and stress, helping many people overcome phobias related to social interaction and to help them sleep better. CBD has calming effects that make everyday activities some see as a struggle easier, and

Cannabis gains as treatment for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s

Posted by - February 27, 2019

An expert weighs in on how cannabis can treat the debilitating diseases Dr. Ethan Russo is a board-certified neurologist and the former Senior Medical Advisor of GW Pharmaceutics. He is now the Director of Research and Development at the International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI) and is a leading authority on all things cannabis. As