Alberta

Alberta

CTVNews.ca’s Josh Dehaas, with files from CTV Calgary Published Tuesday, January 1, 2019 8:27PM EST Alberta’s economy struggled in 2018 as a result of low oil prices, but the legalization of marijuana has been a relative bright spot, according to the premier. Rachel Notley said in a year-end interview with …

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Global Cannabis Stocks Decline 20.3% in December

Global Cannabis Stocks Decline 20.3% in December

Cannabis stocks, as measured by the Global Cannabis Stock Index, extended the losses from mid-October, declining 20.3% to 64.02 in December, the third consecutive monthly decline, and suffered a loss of 44.2% in Q4: The index, which had 61 qualifying members after the rebalancing at the end of September, declined 54.9% …

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Family hopes medical cannabis in TN could help son

Family hopes medical cannabis in TN could help son

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The parents of seven-year-old TJ Ramsey hope medical cannabis legalization in Tennessee could help reduce or stop their son’s seizures. TJ has a condition called Polymicrogyria. It impacts brain development and causes multiple seizures in the young boy everyday. Two years ago, the family started giving …

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Sandoval’s Budget: More Cannabis Dollars To Fund Education

Sandoval’s Budget: More Cannabis Dollars To Fund Education

Outgoing Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval wants to move a percentage of marijuana tax dollars to fund education-related programs. To learn more, KUNR News Director Michelle Billman spoke with Bob Conrad of ThisisReno about Sandoval’s budget recommendations for the state. Outgoing Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval wants to move a percentage of …

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Cannabis Inhaler Company Syqe Medical Raises $50 Million

Cannabis Inhaler Company Syqe Medical Raises $50 Million

Tel Aviv-based cannabis inhaler company Syqe Medical Ltd. has completed a $50 million funding round, a spokeswoman for Syqe told Calcalist Tuesday. The funding round, Syqe’s second, was led by Jerusalem-based investment firm Shavit Capital and participated by PRM Holdings, the investment arm of German botanical product company Martin Bauer …

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