The Cannabis Market is Heating Up Faster Than Branders Can Define It

The Cannabis Market is Heating Up Faster Than Branders Can Define It

RANGSIT UNIVERSITY, BANGKOK, PATHUM THANI, THAILAND – 2019/08/02: Oromucosal Spray made with Cannabis extract for medical purposes from the Rangsit University laboratory seen being display at Rangsit University in Pathum Thani Province, north of SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images At first glance, consumer-facing cannabis companies in the U.S. are confronted with a nearly impossible task—identifying […]

Cannabis Canada: Health Canada suspends second pot firm from growing, selling legal cannabis – Article – BNN

Cannabis Canada: Health Canada suspends second pot firm from growing, selling legal cannabis - Article - BNN

B.C.-based pot firm Evergreen Medicinal has licence suspended by Health Canada British Columbia-based cannabis producer Evergreen Medicinal Supply had its licence to grow and sell legal marijuana in Canada suspended by Health Canada. The company’s suspension is the second time a Canadian producer had its licence withdrawn by federal regulators following Bonify’s suspension earlier this […]

Online platforms help patients and professionals understand cannabis

Online platforms help patients and professionals understand cannabis

iStock/LattaPictures Two new platforms have been launched that hope to help medical professionals and patients alike understand cannabis, its health effects, and different strains. One initiative is an interactive online resource platform for medical doctors to help patients heal with the use of medical cannabis. Numerous studies have shown that medical cannabis can slow, stop, […]

WATCH: California Gov. Newsom announces crackdown on vaping and cannabis oils

WATCH: California Gov. Newsom announces crackdown on vaping and cannabis oils

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will spend $20 million on a public awareness campaign about the dangers of vaping nicotine and cannabis products and step up efforts to halt the sale of illicit products amid a rise in vaping-related illnesses. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the actions Monday as part of an executive order. Many […]

CanaQuest have received a licence to sell cannabis

CanaQuest have received a licence to sell cannabis

CanaQuest CanaQuest have received a purchase/sales licence with a provision to apply for import and export permits for cannabis. CanaQuest, a company developing proprietary health products and nutraceuticals utilising cannabinoid and botanical oil extracts. CanaQuest has obtained a cannabis purchase/sales licence, with a provision to apply for import/export permits for cannabis as permitted under the […]

Marijuana Legalization in US: Is End of Cannabis Prohibition in Sight?

Pro-marijuana activists take part in a rally on Capitol Hill in 2017

Cannabis prohibition in the United States has lasted for nearly a century, but the effort to legalize the drug is gaining steam and prohibition’s end could be just around the corner. Legalization could have a wide range of implications for everyone from the average American citizen to the incarcerated and veterans who deal with chronic […]

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Inhaling cannabis is not inherently dangerous; humans have been doing so for thousands of years. Extracting the essential oils from cannabis and inhaling those isn’t inherently dangerous either. To date, no customers of any legal dispensary in Massachusetts have developed any illness relating to using legal cannabis vaporizers. The national media surge—and subsequent rapid responses […]

Legalise cannabis, says Liberal Democrat candidate for London mayor

The legalisation of cannabis should be tested in London to improve public health and stop young people being drawn into crime, a London mayoral candidate has said. Siobhan Benita, the Lib Dem candidate for next year’s election, said the idea of legalising the drug was “no longer controversial” and the serious crime in the capital […]

Cannabis use by young significantly increases mental health risks

Cannabis use by young significantly increases mental health risks

About one in five Irish 15-16-year-olds report using cannabis. That means one in five adolescents are using a drug that can have a multitude of demonstrably negative effects on their short- and long-term mental health at a time when their brains are at the peak of their development. Until relatively recently, cannabis use among Irish […]