Larry’s Tripping On The Road To Oklahoma Hempfest

The Road To Oklahoma Hempfest

By Larry Reed Oklahoma: where the wind comes whipping through the plains, and soon the cannabis will too.  Having been to Oklahoma numerous times, I was astonished when I became aware that they had passed the most liberal medical program in the country.  It was like watching a monkey walking a chicken in rain-boots! Consider some of Read the full article…

Tilray Gets DEA OK To Import Medical Cannabis Study Drug For Clinical Trial At University Of California San Diego Center For Medicinal Cannabis Research

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CANADA: Tilray has announced that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has granted approval to import a cannabinoid study drug into the United States from Canada for a clinical trial at the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research (CMCR) examining its safety, tolerability and efficacy for Essential Tremor (ET). Read the full article…

The Higher Ground Legal Stash Box, Micro-Dose Edition! A Highly Curated Cannabis Collection

The Higher Ground Legal Stash Box: Micro Edition

By Michael A. Stusser Cannabis is getting customized, and consumers are dialing in their doses. A popular new trend is “micro-dosing” – taking a small amount of a cannabis product so as to get a nice buzz, without being TOO high. Individuals can then add incrementally as they fine-tune their comfort level. Micro-dosing is also Read the full article…

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Meet Cannabis Nurse Heather Manus

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Digital marketing agency 420MEDIA and the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) have joined forces to create a series highlighting entrepreneurs trailblazing the cannabis scene. We’ll ask each of these industry pioneers the same 5 questions.  This week, we meet Nurse Heather Manus, RN, the founder of the Cannabis Nurses Network.  1. Tell us about your Company Established in Read the full article…

Cleveland’s Cannabis Pioneers Turn Out For MJBA Professional Meetup

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By Michelle Blank The room was packed this past Thursday as professionals in Ohio’s nascent legal cannabis industry turned out for September Meetup of the Cleveland Chapter of the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA).  The networking and informational event, hosted by attorney Steve Baden and held at the law firm Meyers Roman, Friedberg & Lewis, brought together a Read the full article…

Study: Cannabis Inhalation Not Associated With COPD, Other Tobacco-Related Harms

"The long-term respiratory effects of cannabis differ from traditional smoking," authors concluded. "[C]annabis smoking does not appear to be carcinogenic."

UNITED KINGDOM: Cannabis smoke exposure, even long-term, is not positively associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer, or irreversible airway damage, according to a literature review published in the journal Breathe. British researchers reviewed nearly 20 observational studies assessing cannabis inhalation and lung health, involving over 25,000 subjects. Investigators reported that the available literature fails to support Read the full article…

Mentor Capital Adds Three Cannabis Investments in Two Months

G Farma, Solis Tek, and GB Sciences Increase Mentor’s Marijuana Holdings

CALIFORNIA: Mentor Capital announced that its investment in G FarmaLabs Limited has increased to $2,700,000 following yesterday’s seventh investment tranche delivered to G Farma of $250,000 from Mentor for additional leased equipment and working capital. In addition to receiving consulting fees, repayment, interest, and lease payments, Mentor has captured a $1 option for a 3.75% equity Read the full article…

Curaleaf New Jersey Launches State’s First And Only Line Of Strain Specific Pure Cannabis Vape Concentrates

NJ’s leading dispensary increases product offerings after receiving state approval

NEW JERSEY: Curaleaf New Jersey, a provider of state licensed cannabinoid-based products, today launched a new line of natural, terpene rich, strain specific, vaporable cannabis concentrates for patients of its Bellmawr dispensary. The first in New Jersey to manufacture products in this category, Curaleaf continues to set the industry standard by expanding its already-diverse medical cannabis Read the full article…

FSD Pharma Expands Into Jamaican Market

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CANADA: FSD Pharma has announce that it intends to launch a strategic partnership into the Jamaican cannabis market as part of its plan to expand internationally. FSD has signed a Letter of Intent effective September 10, 2018 with JJAMACANN Inc. to form a joint venture operating as FSD Jamaica. FSD Jamaica expects to partner locally with Read the full article…

OLCC Advisory Committee Meeting On Medical Sales Daily Limits Is September 19

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OREGON: OLCC Advisory Committee Meeting on Medical Sales Daily Limits – OAR 845-025-2800 is scheduled for the following time/place: Date and Time: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location: Oregon Liquor Control Commission 9079 SE McLoughlin Blvd., Portland, OR 97222 Presiding Officer: Bryant Haley Phone: 503.872.5136 Fax: 503.872.5110 Email: bryant.haley@oregon.gov Agenda Proposed Read the full article…