Patents on Pot? U.S. Lawsuit Puts Cannabis Claims to the Test

In October, the U.S. government issued Axim Biotechnologies Inc a patent for a cannabis-based suppository to treat irritable bowel syndrome.

Britain’s GW Pharmaceuticals Plc, which recently brought to market a drug derived from marijuana for epilepsy, is now seeking patent protection for another one to treat eczema.

With marijuana now fully legal in Canada and at least partially legalized in the majority of U.S. states, companies are rushing to patent new formulations of the age-old botanical.  Continue reading “Patents on Pot? U.S. Lawsuit Puts Cannabis Claims to the Test”

Farm Bill Could Unleash $1 Billion in US Hemp Sales

The US hemp industry is on the verge of a groundbreaking legal victory. Powerful politicians are about to open the floodgates for billions in new sales to flow into the hemp industry in the next few years with a controversial piece of legislation.

This potential legal breakthrough is the perfect catalyst for a promising young US cannabis company that is an early leader in the high-growth hemp and CBD markets. Continue reading “Farm Bill Could Unleash $1 Billion in US Hemp Sales”

Boulder-Based Vera Aims to Take High Energy Use out of Marijuana Cultivation Equation

Cliff Grassmick, Daily CameraEric Haughton is chief production at Vera Cultivation, which boasts a first-of-its-kind facility that drastically reduces the amount of energy consumed in growing cannabis.

Alex Park and his two partners wanted to grow cannabis commercially without using an excessive amount of energy, a problem that has plagued indoor marijuana cultivation. Continue reading “Boulder-Based Vera Aims to Take High Energy Use out of Marijuana Cultivation Equation”

$2.7 Million Awarded for Medical Marijuana Research in Colorado

The state has awarded $2.7 million for research into how medical marijuana could replace opioids to ease chronic spinal pain — and how it might treat irritability in children and adolescents with autism.

The research will be conducted at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, the state Department of Public Health and Environment announced this week. Continue reading “$2.7 Million Awarded for Medical Marijuana Research in Colorado”

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Massachusetts Goes Legal – 2 Cannabis Leaders Looking to Cash In

Massachusetts began selling recreational cannabis on November 20, 2018. If early sales are any indication the New England state is set to grow into one of the largest and fastest growing cannabis markets in the US.

According to local reports, lines were wrapped around the street and eager consumers were willing to wait in line for hours. Continue reading “Massachusetts Goes Legal – 2 Cannabis Leaders Looking to Cash In”

Recent Events Only Further Support the KushCo Holdings Inc (OTCMKTS:KSHB) Bull Thesis

At this point, given our overall thesis on KushCo Holdings Inc (OTCMKTS:KSHB), we continue to look favorably on the name. That sense has only increased in response to the news that the company has formed an exclusive partnership with JSP Portinox to facilitate the delivery of ultra-pure hydrocarbon gases and solvents in state-of-the-art stainless steel gas cylinders, through its Kush Energy division, which will debut at MJBizCon November 14-16, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Continue reading “Recent Events Only Further Support the KushCo Holdings Inc (OTCMKTS:KSHB) Bull Thesis”

My #1 Cannabis Stock Pick for 2019

I made a prediction for what I thought would be the strongest stock for 2017.

Since then, that little-known cannabis company quickly grew into Canopy Growth Corp. (NYSE:CGC, TSX:WEED), the largest cannabis company in the world with a market value of more than $12 billion.

Shares have skyrocketed up the chart!

Canopy is up more than 1,200% since I named it as my #1 cannabis stock for 2017. Continue reading “My #1 Cannabis Stock Pick for 2019”

Recreational Marijuana Sales to Begin in Massachusetts Tuesday

The first two retail marijuana shops in Massachusetts are set to begin selling products to the public Tuesday, marking the first time recreational pot will be sold east of the Mississippi.

The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission has given the green light to Cultivate Holdings, LLC, which has a retail shop in Leicester, and New England Treatment Access (NETA) LLC, which is readying a store in Northampton, to start selling marijuana and marijuana products. Continue reading “Recreational Marijuana Sales to Begin in Massachusetts Tuesday”

Congress is going to make marijuana moves

Despite majority public support in favor of marijuana legalization, and super-majority support in favor of medical cannabis access, members of Congress have nonetheless been reticent to move forward with any significant changes to federal pot policy. That is, until now. Continue reading “Congress is going to make marijuana moves”