UBC Okanagan researchers develop faster test for cannabis quality

Study to explore whether cannabis compound eases severe symptoms of autism

With the coming legalization of cannabis in Canada, producers are increasingly looking for quick and accurate means of determining the potency and quality of their products. Researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus have developed a new method of measuring phytocannabinoids–the primary bioactive molecules in cannabis–that will lead to faster, safer and …

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Cannabis oil could reduce epileptic fits by 40 per cent

Cannabis oil could be used to treat the rarest and most severe forms of epilepsy. Known as CBD, the chemical does not produce a

Cannabis oil could be used to treat the rarest and most severe forms of epilepsy.  Known as CBD, the chemical has been incorporated within a new drug, called Epidiolex.  In early trials, the experimental drug was given to sufferers of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a form of epilepsy which triggers severe seizures.  Patients treated …

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Canadian Cannabis Oil Exports Quadrupled in 2017

Few industries have investors seeing green quite like legal marijuana. According to cannabis research firm ArcView, in partnership with BDS Analytics, the North American legal weed market grew by 33% in 2017 to $9.7 billion. A decade from now, we could be looking at more than $47 billion in annual …

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Cannabis Wheaton Announces Closing of Dosecann Acquisition

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp. (TSX-V:CBW) (“Cannabis Wheaton” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced acquisition (the “Transaction”) of all of the outstanding securities of Dosecann Inc. (“Dosecann”), a late-stage “Licensed Dealer” applicant pursuant to …

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