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Colorado’s MedPharm continues to blaze path for cannabis research in Alzheimer’s patients
Medical News
MedPharm Research, a leading cannabis researcher, announced today that the company’s proposal, which was submitted to the FY23 Cannabis Research Opportunity at the Colorado State University Institute of Cannabis Research (ICR), titled “Isolation and Pharmacological Evaluation of Phytocannabinoids for Alzheimer’s Disease,” has been selected for fund
WEED Inc. acquires Hempirical Genetics, with over 250 proprietary cannabis & hemp strains for $750K
Medical News
WEED, Inc. a global cannabis & hemp bioresearch company based in the USA, focused on the development and application of cannabis-derived compounds for the treatment of human and animal diseases, acquired 100% of Hempirical Genetics, LLC, for 2 million shares of common stock valued at $.25 per share and $250,000 in cash over 4 years. One million sha
Ghost Drops launches legacy players into legal market, establishes elite cannabis brand platform
Business & Finance
Ghost Drops, Canada's Most Notorious Cannabis Brand, announces "The League" – a new brand platform created to propel the best brands from the legacy realm into the legal market. Legends. Icons. Innovators. This is The League. Designed to elevate more trailblazing cannabis names from the shadows into the spotlight, The League is another example of G
Jenny's Rose connects with LEAF411 member network to offer cannabis customers no cost, live nurse consultations for safe consumption
Technology
Jenny's Rose, an innovation and mission driven cannabinoid technology company with unique products backed by 4 USPTO patents, is pleased to become a supporting member of LEAF411, a non-profit live nurse hotline and community education organization. LEAF411 offers businesses the opportunity to provide no cost, live access to cannabis trained healthc
Cannabis telemedicine launches in Montana
Technology
Cannabis telemedicine is now a reality for folks in Montana thanks to a platform called NuggMD, already available in several states. Telemedicine is a modern-day solution to healthcare problems for those in rural parts of the world, and now cannabis telemedicine also exists. Folks in Montana now have access to a platform called NuggMD that connects
Plastic waste from cannabis packaging is becoming a problem in the US and Canada
Cannabis News
In 2019, the environmental company Re Waste estimated that between 12.7 and 14.1 million pounds of plastic from cannabis packaging ended up in landfills between October 2018 and August 2019. Since cannabis became legal in Canada, sustainability still leaves room for improvement, mitigating the millions of pounds of plastic packaging that legal mari
Spotlight: Niklas Kouparanis, CEO of Bloomwell Group, on cannabis legalization in Germany
Politics
"Legalization will never happen overnight. We all know that, and it's important that it doesn't happen overnight because legalization is a huge step for a country. We saw that, for example, in Canada, where a lot of mistakes were made." Frankfurt-based Bloomwell Group, one of the largest cannabis companies in Europe, was co-founded in 2020 by broth
CBD may be effective for pain management after certain surgeries
Medical News
A new study says cannabidiol (CBD) can effectively relieve post-operation pain from rotator cuff surgery while being at least as safe as opioids. The study was presented last weekend at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine annual meeting in Colorado Springs. It detailed research led by Dr. Michael J. Alaia, a sports orthopedic specia
What drought could mean for legal weed states running out of water
Politics
Cannabis farms are already subject to strict water regulations in several states, and some illegal growers have given those rule followers a bad name by association Over the last several months, photographs and stories of unprecedented and dramatically low water levels in the southwestern U.S. have made their way to the front page of national news.
Home Growers vs. home brewers — they’re more alike than you might think!
Cannabis News
Many of the main differences between amateur brewers and growers come down to the laws surrounding the product. In recent history there has been a growing interest in both home brewing beer and home growing marijuana. Home brewing kits have become a commonplace gift to give a male partner who enjoys craft beer. Meanwhile, year after year more state
Delic Labs President and CSO Dr. Markus Roggen named to Cannabis Scientist Power List for third consecutive year
Medical News
The Cannabis Scientist Power List is an annual recognition of the most important innovators within the cannabis industry Delic Holdings Corp ("Delic" or the "Company") (CSE: DELC) (OTCQB: DELCF) (FRA: 6X0), a leader in new medicines and treatments for a modern world, today celebrated Dr. Markus Roggen, President and Chief Science Officer for Delic
Confused about cannabis and DUI laws? A new interactive map clarifies.
Technology
The National Alliance to Stop Impaired Driving (NASID) has been around for nearly a year now, since its inauguration in July 2021. The organization is run by Responsibility.org and aims to eliminate all forms of impaired driving by achieving DUI system reform, promoting awareness, and enhancing DUI detection and data. More importantly, NASID is try
A brief history of getting high
Cannabis News
Several ancient societies burned hemp during funeral ceremonies. What better way to part with the dead than by getting hella faded? Nowadays people tend to associate the cannabis plant with Mexico, and for good reason. For decades, narcos smuggled their harvests into the United States and Europe. Along with California, Mexico is known to produce so
Senate Dems ready to introduce cannabis bill, hearing scheduled next week
Politics
  Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader in the Senate, had said that the marijuana reform bill would be introduced before the August recess. With Congress set to break for its traditional August recess––and with this year’s midterm elections drawing nearer––Democrats in the Senate finally appear ready to introduce a bill that would end the federal p
Tilray Medical launches cannabis education platform ‘WeCare-MedicalCannabis’ across Europe
Medical News
WeCare-MedicalCannabis’ A Comprehensive Resource for Medical Cannabis Education is Now Available in English, German, French, and Portuguese  Tilray Brands, Inc. ("Tilray" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: TLRY; TSX: TLRY), a leading global cannabis-lifestyle and consumer packaged goods company inspiring and empowering the worldwide community to live their
Doobie expands cannabis delivery services to Massachusetts and launches the first direct-to-consumer delivery solution in the state
Business & Finance
Doobie launches recreational cannabis delivery to customers throughout Massachusetts and begins Doobie Direct for leading beverage brand, Cann. Doobie, a multi-state cannabis delivery service, has officially expanded its delivery services to the Massachusetts market. Additionally, Doobie launched the first and only Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) delivery

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