Cannabis Science Conference heads to Oregon for fourth time

Posted by - July 29, 2019

The gathering will be held this September in Portland For the fourth year, the Cannabis Science Conference is making its way to Oregon. The conference will be held at the Oregon Convention Center this September and is designed to cover different aspects of the growing industry. This will be the fourth time the conference is

Federal bill looks to help college students with marijuana convictions

Posted by - July 29, 2019

The law would allow students with certain convictions to keep financial aid Graduating from a university is considered by many to be a rite of passage. However, it’s an accomplishment that more than a handful miss out on because of the failed War on Drugs. With marijuana possession convictions forcing certain students to lose their

Pension funds continue turning to cannabis stocks

Posted by - July 26, 2019

A California-based investment trust is leading the way A California-based real estate investment trust (REIT) is hoping to give its clients something that is currently in doubt – a real, tangible pension. The fund has been receiving a lot of support by pension funds – over 12 so far – and is using the investment

New THC solubility solution will change the beverage Industry

Posted by - July 26, 2019

Dixie Brands reportedly comes up with an innovative processing solution One of the issues with cannabis-infused drinks is getting the tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to mix well with the water in order to be properly distributed. Anyone who remembers fourth-grade science knows that oil and water don’t mix, and THC’s oily composition creates difficulty in manufacturing cannabis

Make your own cannabis strawberry /raspberry yogurt pops

Posted by - July 26, 2019

While cannabis fans look for new and exciting ways to consume their favorite product, culinary creations continue to offer more options. Cannabidiol (CBD) is finding its way into virtually every edible product imaginable, and there’s no telling how extensive the list will become. A cannabis recipe that is perfect for the summertime is guaranteed to

Cannabis provides pain relief 30 times greater than aspirin

Posted by - July 26, 2019

Researchers have discovered how this is possible Cannabis is better at dealing with pain than aspirin. Not only is this a commonly held belief, but it is also now supported by real science. Researchers have been able to determine that cannabis is 30 times more effective than aspirin at relieving pain and they have also

FDA denies request to restrict marijuana

Posted by - July 26, 2019

Calls to clamp down on marijuana have now been refused twice Drug Watch International (DWI), a group headed up by a former agent with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), wants to curb any expansion of marijuana laws in the US. Despite fighting a losing a battle, it continues to use supporters’ money for its cause

Second Senate hearing on cannabis held this week

Posted by - July 26, 2019

The meeting between federal agencies was held yesterday Federal lawmakers continue pounding away at marijuana laws in order to determine if and when changes to current legislation will be made. The Senate Agriculture Committee is the latest to join in on the discussion, holding a hearing yesterday with various federal agencies to discuss how to

Cannabis real estate firm wants to be considered an “opportunity fund”

Posted by - July 25, 2019

The designation would allow shareholders to claim certain tax benefits Bangi is a real estate investment firm that offers diversified investment options through for real estate assets related to the cannabis, CBD (cannabidiol) and hemp industries. The company now wants to be designated as a “Qualified Opportunity Fund” (QOF) and has submitted the requisite paperwork

Colorado nurses launch marijuana question hotline

Posted by - July 25, 2019

The hotline gives medical marijuana patients a reliable, consistent source of information There is a lot of information being disseminated about marijuana and its different compounds. Some of the information is true, some of it is false and still more is an attempt to mislead the public on what is true or false. This puts