Women In The C-Suite: Meet Three Ladies Running Big, Publicly Traded Cannabis Companies

Beth Stavola, Sara Gullickson & Jessica Billingsley (L-R). JAVIER HASSE Less than four years ago, high ranks in the cannabis industry were among the most female-friendly in the world, with women occupying 36 percent of C-Suite level positions – as per Marijuana Business Daily numbers for 2015. However, as time went by and the industry […]

Study Confirms Cannabis Oil Can Reduce Or Eliminate Epileptic Seizures In Kids

Study Confirms Cannabis Oil Can Reduce Or Eliminate Epileptic Seizures In Kids by Tyler Durden Sat, 07/06/2019 – 22:30 A small study conducted by researchers at the University of Saskatchewan adds to the growing body of evidence that cannabis can be used to successfully treat seizures in children, according to the CBC. A study funded […]

Groundbreaking Tikun Olam Research Study Confirms Cannabis Effectively Treats Fibromyalgia, Decreases Pharmaceutical & Opioid Use

NEW YORK, June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Patients suffering from fibromyalgia experience significant improvement in pain, sleep, and depression symptoms after treatment with Tikun Olam medical cannabis, a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine confirms. The six-month study “Safety and Efficacy of Medical Cannabis in Fibromyalgia,” comprised 367 fibromyalgia patients, making it […]

Cannabis Legalization Has Taken a Couple of Big Steps Forward

Don’t call Chicago the Second City any more. Late Friday, the Illinois legislature approved recreational marijuana use for adults. It’s the first state to do so by legislature, as opposed to a voter referendum. With Gov. J.B. Priztker promising his signature, Illinois’ move restores momentum to the advance of cannabis legalization after recreational pot bills […]

A significant number of cannabis patients discontinue use of benzodiazepines

A new study has found that many patients stop using benzodiazepine after receiving medical cannabis. The findings have been published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research. “I was interested in this project because it presented an opportunity to address benzodiazepines and cannabis use, both of which are becoming increasingly socially relevant. Benzodiazepines can be […]

FDA open to possibility of legalizing some cannabis products

In the coming months, the Food and Drug Administration will weigh whether certain food and dietary supplements containing cannabis or cannabis derivatives can be sold without violating federal law. Cannabis’s potential to compromise food safety or harm animals is just one of the many issues the agency will consider. In April, the FDA laid out […]

Hemp or pot? Cannabis company sues over seizure of truck in Idaho

Big Sky Scientific wants its product released, and an apology BOISE, Idaho — A company has filed a lawsuit against Idaho State Police and Ada County after authorities seized nearly 7,000 pounds of cannabis from a truck headed to Colorado, the Idaho Statesman reported. Authorities who stopped the truck said it was filled with marijuana, […]