Another Canadian marijuana stock is coming to a US stock exchange

Posted by - April 30, 2019

Organigram Holdings is most likely heading for NASDAQ Behind Canopy Growth Corp, Organigram Holdings Inc. is the second-place seller of recreational cannabis in Canada. It has sold twice as much as Aphria, but its performance and successes are not registering among investors. This is most likely why the cannabis company has decided to move its

Eased banking rules to help marijuana sellers and could lower prices

Posted by - April 30, 2019

The push on Capitol Hill to protect banks could go further than just financial relief The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act is designed to protect banks from federal backlash if they decide to work with marijuana businesses. Because federal legislation still makes cannabis an illegal substance, banks have been reluctant to open accounts

Brownie Mary – the reason we have medical marijuana

Posted by - April 30, 2019

Sometimes, a single person can change the world Like the rest of the US, California used to suffer from an inability to recognize the true value of cannabis. Legalization was not something that would even be considered, with marijuana users being nothing more than “potheads” looking to “get high.” Fortunately, we now know that there

How cannabis is helping multiple sclerosis patients

Posted by - April 30, 2019

The facts about multiple sclerosis, cannabis and CBD The cannabis compound cannabidiol (CBD) is receiving recognition as a potential treatment for a number of diseases, including cancer, epilepsy and Parkinson’s. There is also evidence that it can be beneficial in the treatment of a long list of other ailments, as well, including in a relatively

Florida A&M helping to push marijuana research

Posted by - April 30, 2019

The school awards almost $100,000 in grants to support marijuana research Florida may not be as talked about as states like Colorado, Washington or California when it comes to marijuana, but it is certainly starting to make an impression on the national market. Its latest example comes out of Florida A&M University, which has recognized

Colorado lawmakers say yes to outside marijuana outside investors

Posted by - April 30, 2019

A bill previously rejected by former Governor Hickenlooper has made a resurgence Colorado’s former governor, John Hickenlooper, wielded the pen the way General Custard wielded a sword – hind of haphazardly but also with the understanding that he was in charge. He rejected a number of bills that would have helped the marijuana industry –

California pension fund invests in cannabis

Posted by - April 29, 2019

The largest pension fund in the US embraces cannabis, not in tobacco Almost 20 years ago, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (Calpers) gave up on tobacco stocks and created a policy that would prohibit any future investments in any company that dealt with tobacco. The move was in response to “concerns over ongoing litigation

New partnership unites cannabis with blockchains

Posted by - April 29, 2019

Cannabis supply chains can benefit greatly from blockchain technology As the benefits of blockchains continue to be explored, one area that can definitely be improved from the technology is with supply chains. Blockchains have the ability to create permanent, immutable records that can be made available to everyone or a subset of individuals, depending on

Kim Kardashian holds a baby shower with a cannabis theme

Posted by - April 29, 2019

The “expecting” mother is using CBD to help her combat the stress of being pregnant Kim Kardashian is already the mother of three children, but wanted to keep the family growing. She is now with child number four – even if it is through a surrogate – and is apparently going through some major stress.

CBD for treating Parkinson’s disease

Posted by - April 29, 2019

CBD is being shown to help relieve the symptom’s associated with Parkinson’s Parkinson’s disease is one of the most debilitating diseases identified. It is a degenerative disease that destroys complete cell structures in the brain, dissolving neurons one by one until patients suffer from uncontrollable spasms and tremors and, ultimately, a complete breakdown of motor