An Israeli doctor who never smoked pot is conducting the first study in the world that’s examining the effects of cannabis on autism – and he's optimistic about the results.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted orphan drug approval for Chrysoeriol, a cannabis-based drug used to treat acute myeloid leukaemia, which was developed by Jamaican scientist Dr. Henry Lowe.
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture to extend crop insurance protections to hemp, a move trade groups say would be crucial to an industry that was made legal only a few years ago.
“We’ve elevated the experience. It’s no longer your typical chocolate-chip cookie, brownie or cupcake that’s infused with cannabis. We’ve taken it to a whole new level where we’re catering fine dining meals."
KLAMATH FALLS — Looking over their field of 5,000 thriving hemp plants, Marianne and Marvin Yong, the owners of Wholly Hemp Farm, said their mission is to educate the Klamath Falls community about the industrial plant’s potential, ranging from textiles to building material to medicine.
Sixteen of Canada's licensed marijuana producers have enlisted the help of Advertising Standards Canada to develop guidelines on how the drug should be branded and promoted before its recreational use becomes legal next year.