Did GW Pharmaceuticals (GWPH) Just Destroy The CBD-Product Industry?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that products which contain cannabidiol (CBD) cannot be sold as dietary supplements.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that products which contain cannabidiol (CBD) cannot be sold as dietary supplements. The agency, however, left open the possibility that would it consider contrary evidence. The FDA’s website provides questions and answers pertaining its policies on marijuana. The way the questions were written provides avenues Read the full article…

Marijuana Research Projects Getting State Funding

Colorado was poised Wednesday to award more than $8 million for medical marijuana research, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot’s medical potential.

COLORADO:  Colorado was poised Wednesday to award more than $8 million for medical marijuana research, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot’s medical potential. The grants to be awarded by the state Board of Health would go to studies on whether marijuana helps treat epilepsy, brain tumors, Parkinson’s disease and post-traumatic Read the full article…

The Government Wants To Buy 12 Acres Of Marijuana — For Research

National Institute on Drug Abuse is looking for growers since its existing marijuana-farm contract is set to expire next year.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Calling all pot farmers: Uncle Sam is looking to buy. An arm of the National Institutes of Health dedicated to researching drug abuse and addiction “intends” to solicit proposals from those who can “harvest, process, analyze, store and distribute” cannabis, according to a listing posted Tuesday night on a federal government website. A Read the full article…

Florida Medical Association Opposes Medical Marijuana

Organized pot tours can be both thrilling and boring; How to make the most of your legal marijuana excursion.

FLORIDA: The Florida Medical Association, a statewide lobbying group for doctors, has announced that it “strongly” opposes the medical marijuana referendum going to voters in November. In a statement released Monday, the group said it unanimously voted to oppose the measure at its annual conference in July. The resolution of opposition said marijuana should be Read the full article…

Marijuana Considered for Looser Restrictions by U.S. FDA

Voters are relating to the message that legalization will end D.C.’s rampant discrimination when it comes marijuana enforcement

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  U.S. regulators are studying whether restrictions on marijuana should be eased, a step toward decriminalizing the drug at the federal level. The Food and Drug Administration is conducting an analysis at the Drug Enforcement Administration’s request on whether the U.S. should downgrade the classification of marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug, said Read the full article…