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The medicinal cannabis business model: Diversification or specialization
Medical News
Consumers who live in states with legalized private cannabis markets have access to more potent and chemically diverse pot than marijuana researchers.
The Marijuana Travel Checklist - Cannabis News
The receptor in the brain involved in the "high" people feel after smoking marijuana is revealed in a new, detailed, 3D image today, according to a new study.
Lamar Marijuana Ballot Survives Challenge
Before cannabinoid testing and genetic profiling of the cannabis plant, consumers would judge a batch of weed based on its smell, taste, and color.
Cannabinoids: The chemistry behind cannabis – Cannabis News
There are nearly 500 natural compounds in marijuana and over 100 of those chemical compounds (thanks to a recent discovery) are called cannabinoids.
Athens adopts ordinance to allow Medical Marijuana dispensaries
Medical News
New research from Ontario, Canada has uncovered some interesting finds about how cannabis helps those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Cannabis trialled as melanoma treatment by Australia’s University of Canberra – Cannabis News
Researchers at the University of Canberra will collaborate with a pharmaceutical company to test the efficacy of medicinal cannabis in treating melanoma.
Cresco Labs Opens 12th Florida Medical Cannabis Dispensary
Business & Finance
Salk Institute scientists have found preliminary evidence that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other compounds found in marijuana can promote the cellular removal of amyloid beta, a toxic protein associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Cannasouth to buy out cultivation and manufacturing joint venture partners
Business & Finance
Genius Extraction Technologies is ramping up and reinventing cannabis extract production.
Marley goes to Hollywood in immersive exhibit’s latest stop
Business & Finance
Knowing that morphine was isolated from the poppy and cocaine was isolated from the coca leaf, Dr. Mechoulam wondered about the main active component(s) in cannabis.
6 Amazing Facts About Hemp Most People Don’t Know
Cannabis News
Increasingly, parents of children with severe autism, frustrated with the lack of options, have turned to cannabis. Many have heard anecdotal reports of success; others have read of promising results with epileptic children. However, clinical research remains nonexistent.
How to buy and enjoy cannabis legally in Alaska
Cannabis News
LINCOLN — A University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher said Tuesday that he’s received federal approval to plant the state’s first research plot of industrial hemp.
Marijuana News Update: Hemp to be Planted In West Virginia For the First Time in 70 Years
Hemp can now be legally planted in West Virginia for the first time in 70 years. The hemp seeds will be planted as part of one West Virginia University study.
Cannabis car is no more, but it sure had a high ride for a time
Business & Finance
BATON ROUGE — University agriculture centers might soon be able to start growing marijuana and its plant cousin, hemp, for industrial and medicinal purposes.
Policy changes ruled in favor of Kentucky's hemp growers
As the government considers reclassifying cannabis, researchers say easing the rules could lead to big advances.
U.S. Senate bill would legalize marijuana for first time in 50+ years
Cannabis News
At a recent presentation, a scientist described how he and his team were able to recycle leftover hemp bast fiber into powerful energy-storing supercapacitors.
Legal gray area leaves potential cannabis growers in limbo
INDIANAPOLIS -- Marijuana’s high-less cousin is a step closer to returning to Indiana. Lawmakers have allowed the state seed commissioner to license farmers to grow industrial hemp - if and when the federal government stops treating it like a Schedule I drug.