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What girls wish to know: Breast most cancers and hashish

October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month. If you’re reading this, chances are you, a loved one, or someone you know, is living with a breast cancer diagnosis.  Studies show that American women have a 1 in 8 chance of developing breast cancer over their lifetime. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), […]

Most marijuana vape products quarantined by Mass.. Health Officials

A quarantine was ordered for most marijuana vaping products in Massachusetts Tuesday, extending the state’s efforts to control vaping products amid a nationwide epidemic of lung injuries. Exempt from the quarantine are medical marijuana products designed specifically for devices for medical marijuana flower vaping, the state Cannabis Control Commission said. Massachusetts’ ban on vape-related products […]

Maine: Caregivers sound off about new guidelines for medical cannabis

Proposed changes to the state’s medical marijuana program are drawing fire from a number of patients and caregivers. The new rules are being drafted by the state’s Office of Marijuana Policy.  The regulations will require caregivers who grow cannabis for patients, to enroll in a state inventory program that will track marijuana from seed to […]

Is CBD successful for treating bipolar illness?

For some people with mental illness, prescription medications like SSRIs can be a lifeline. For others, the mixture of chemicals in the system ends in disaster, and that’s why many are now ‘self-medicating’ with CBD. Some people will take whatever their doctor or specialist gives them. Then, there are those who stay away from psychotropic […]

Maine’s initial pick-your-own hemp field opens in Whitefield

With pruning shears in hand and a laundry hamper on her hip, Khadijah Tribble roamed rows of waist-high cannabis in search of the perfect hemp plant – robust foliage, no bugs, and enough flowers to make CBD lotions and tinctures for the elders in her church community. The community activist made the six-hour, 300-mile round […]

Here is the very best marijuana stock to purchase in October

For years, marijuana stocks have been virtually unstoppable, and investors who had the stomach and wherewithal to stick with the still-nascent industry were handsomely rewarded. However, the past six months have not been kind to cannabis stocks. Since the end of March, and through the previous weekend, the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences ETF, the first […]

6 manners cannabis may enhance the life span of seniors

Cannabis has shown promise for relieving Alzheimer’s Disease, chronic pain, poor appetites, and other issues that affect seniors. The older we get, the more demands and care our bodies require. One estimate claims that by the year 2030, the current statistics on senior diseases will be doubled, resulting in 15 million adults that will suffer […]

Take it to the Bank: Marijuana companies are enjoying with it SAFE

Is this the writing on the wall? In what looks to be the biggest step forward toward the ultimate legalization of marijuana on the federal level, the U.S. House of Representatives just passed the Secure and Fair Enforcement Act, or SAFE Banking Act, a critical step toward clearing the way for cannabis-related businesses to operate […]

Malta to export 1.4 billion of medical marijuana by 2023

Malta announced its plans to gain footing in the pot industry and is aiming to ship out about $1.4 billion worth of medical cannabis products by 2023. At the tail end of his visit to Canada and the U.S., Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat told Television Malta (TVM), “Exportation will begin in the first quarter […]

Why THCV may be the upcoming huge factor in weed

2019 has the potential to be remembered as the year when minor cannabinoids really hit the scene. While it’s true that the cannabis market is generally interested in tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the intoxicating cannabinoid that most marijuana consumers have come to know and love; as well as cannabidiol (CBD); but cannabinoids such as cannabinol (CBN), tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THCA), along […]

Australian investigators to embark cannabis research for treating dementia

Perth, Australia is the location of a big clinical study that aims to prove whether cannabis can treat Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Research on the potential of cannabis to treat a variety of conditions, including dementia, is lacking, prompting scientists at the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Health Research in Perth, Australia, […]

Jamaica partnership with Harvard Institute to assist Island cannabis compete globally

Jamaica is looking to gain a competitive edge in the worldwide cannabis market by partnering with the American Harvard International Phytomedicines and Medical Cannabis Institute (HIPI). Jamaican minister Audley Shaw has announced the island’s Ministry of Industry, Commerce Agriculture and Fisheries will team with HIPI to focus on developing various initiatives intended to provide Jamaica […]

New Tennessee Policy can enable more Condition residents to absorb marijuana

Tennessee legislators can’t get medical marijuana legislation passed to save their lives, but the state’s Bureau of Investigation has announced a new policy that may make it easier on cannabis consumers. The agency will stop testing quantities of marijuana that are under half an ounce. The shift will supposedly make it prohibitively difficult for prosecutors […]