Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Have Arrived In Iowa

Iowa is now home to five medical marijuana dispensaries. They were approved under a law passed last March, permitting the sale of specific cannabis-derived products to those suffering from qualifying conditions including untreatable pain, side effects of cancer, seizures, ALS, and others. Continue reading “Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Have Arrived In Iowa”

Louisiana Lifts Limit on Number of Medical Marijuana Patients Doctors May Treat

Louisiana legalized medical cannabis in 2015, and since, legislative changes, revisions and other modifications have slowed the law’s rollout. But this November, medical cannabis sales will likely begin throughout the state. The problem, however, is how few patients will have access to a doctor who can provide the recommendation they’ll need to enter one of those dispensaries. As of today, Louisiana has just 31 physicians licensed to recommend medical cannabis treatments. Continue reading “Louisiana Lifts Limit on Number of Medical Marijuana Patients Doctors May Treat”

Investing In Marijuana: Cannabis Industry Raises Hit $1.8 Billion, Up 150% Year Over Year

Despite strong opposition from former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and the overall limitations imposed by federal illegality in the U.S., 2017 is shaping up to be a great year for the North American cannabis in Continue reading “Investing In Marijuana: Cannabis Industry Raises Hit $1.8 Billion, Up 150% Year Over Year”

What Zynerba’s Flop Means For CBD Therapies And GW Pharmaceuticals

Shares of Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ZYNE) lost more than 58 percent of their value Monday morning after the company reported disappointing results from its phase 2 STAR 1 clinical trial Continue reading “What Zynerba’s Flop Means For CBD Therapies And GW Pharmaceuticals”

States With Medical Cannabis Report Fewer Traffic Fatalities

According to a new study in the American Journal of Public Health, states that have implemented medicinal cannabis law have reported lower numbers of traffic fatalities than states that do not have such laws.

Julian Santaella-Tenorio, an epidemiologist at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, spearheaded the study which analyzed the association of medical marijuana laws with traffic fatality rates. Continue reading “States With Medical Cannabis Report Fewer Traffic Fatalities”

Colorado Pot Shops Reach $1 Billion in Sales During First 10 Months of 2016

In the first 10 months of 2016, Colorado marijuana shops reached a significant milestone they had barely missed in all of 2015: $1 billion in legal, regulated cannabis sales. Recreational and medical cannabis shops in America’s first 420-legal state have sold nearly $1.1 billion of marijuana and related products in 2016, according to the new October data from the state’s Department of Revenue. Continue reading “Colorado Pot Shops Reach $1 Billion in Sales During First 10 Months of 2016”

You Can Now Apply to Grow Medical Marijuana in Australia

We’ve been so wrapped up with election coverage in the US the past few weeks, we almost forgot to share the great news happening around the world! Medical cannabis providers may now apply to grow medical marijuana in Australia. Continue reading “You Can Now Apply to Grow Medical Marijuana in Australia”