Tilray Announces Support For Clinical Trial Examining Cannabis And Chronic Lung Disease

Tilray clinical trials progress

CANADA: Tilray, a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, today announced a partnership with the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal, one of the world’s premier public academic and research institutions, to study the effects of vaporized cannabis on symptoms associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The Phase II trial will Read the full article…

Tilray Announces Medical Cannabis Export To Cyprus

Tilray to export mmj to Cyprus

CANADA:  Tilray, a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, today announced that Tilray cannabinoid products have arrived and are cleared for distribution in European Union member state Cyprus after the company received necessary approvals in Canada and Cyprus to export cannabinoid formulations for patients in Cyprus. “We are proud to be able to offer Read the full article…

Tilray Completes First Bulk Medical Cannabis Export To Australia Under New Regulations

Tilray mmj products are going Down Under

CANADA: Tilray, a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, today announced it has completed its first import of medical cannabis products into Australia under the country’s new import regulations. The products were produced at Tilray’s federally licensed, GMP-certified facility in Canada and can be dispensed to any patient with a valid prescription. “We are Read the full article…

Tilray Becomes North America’s First GMP Certified Medical Cannabis Producer

Tilray

CANADA: Tilray, a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, today announced that it has become the first medical cannabis producer in North America to be GMP certified in accordance with the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards. As North America’s only GMP certified medical cannabis producer, Tilray is uniquely positioned to expand Read the full article…

Doctors Being Paid For Medical Marijuana Referrals, Company Says

A major producer of medical marijuana says doctors and specialized clinics are receiving kickbacks from some licensed pot producers in exchange for sending them patients.

CANADA:  A major producer of medical marijuana says doctors and specialized clinics are receiving kickbacks from some licensed pot producers in exchange for sending them patients, a practice the company calls unethical and a violation of professional medical standards. Greg Engel, CEO of Nanaimo, B.C.-based Tilray, said his company recently resigned from the Canadian Medical Read the full article…

Seattle Marijuana Investment Firm Privateer Closes $75M Round To Build Global Cannabis Brands

Privateer Holdings is well on its way to becoming one of the country’s top marijuana investment firms.

WASHINGTON:  Privateer Holdings is well on its way to becoming one of the country’s top marijuana investment firms. The Seattle-based holding company today announced the closure of a $75 million Series B round, money that Privateer will use to grow its three marijuana-related startups and expand the firm’s portfolio further. “This positions us to build a family of global brands Read the full article…

Why Canada’s Better At The Pot Business Than US Is

The first licensed producer has been fully authorized to produce cannabis oil from medical marijuana.

CANADA:  There’s a place where you can buy medical marijuana without any worries, a place where the people growing marijuana wear laboratory-style “clean suits,” where scientists do extensive research into potential treatments using cannabis, and where marijuana business owners can put their cash into a bank account instead of a vault. It’s Canada. “We don’t have Read the full article…

Nanaimo’s Marijuana Trade Diversifies Echronomy

With the release of the latest draft of Michigan’s medical marijuana dispensary bill, sponsor Rep. Michael Callton has taken The Provisioning Centers Act in a “drastically different” direction.

CANADA:  For better or worse, Canada has all its eggs in one oily basket. These days, that’s not going so well. Forecasts suggest that oil jobs are drying up faster than your girlfriend when you fart. Folks, it’s ugly out there. Thankfully, someone somewhere has a plan to make it better. Tilray, a medical marijuana company, is Read the full article…

Nanaimo-Based Cannabis Producer Partners With UBC On Marijuana Study

Pot grown at the state-licensed operation can’t be certified as organic because the U.S. Department of Agriculture doesn’t recognize marijuana as a legal crop.

CANADA:  Nanaimo based medical cannabis producer Tilray has partnered with the University of British Columbia Okanagan in Canada’s first clinical trial to test marijuana’s effectiveness in treating post-traumatic stress disorder. The study, still waiting for approval from Health Canada, will be one of the world’s first large-scale clinical trials to evaluate cannabis for treating a Read the full article…