Father of THC Dr. Raphael Mechoulam Keynotes CannX Oct 14-16 In Tel Aviv

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ISRAEL: Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, and the man credited with first discovering and isolating THC will keynote the 3rd International Medical Cannabis Conference (CannX), October 14-16th in Tel Aviv. Speaking on The Plant Cannabinoids And The Endocannabinoid System — An Overview Of Research Over Five Decades, Dr. Mechoulam will set Read the full article…

OLCC Marks To Address MMJ Regulatory Changes At ICBC

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OREGON: Oregon Liquor Control Commission Executive Director Steve Marks will provide an overview of the agency’s medical marijuana tracking program and an outlook on the steps the agency is taking to balance its regulatory responsibilities while accommodating the needs of medical marijuana patients in a keynote address at the International Cannabis and Business Conference. The OLCC began Read the full article…

Ohio Department Of Commerce Awards Act Laboratories With Private Testing Lab Provisional License

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OHIO: The Ohio Department of Commerce has announced Act Laboratories as recipient of private testing lab provision license.  The recipients of the processor provisional licenses include: PRIVATE TESTING LABORATORY PROVISIONAL LICENSE RECIPIENTS ACT Laboratories, Inc. Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus North Coast Testing Laboratories, LLC The Ohio Department of Commerce continues to finalize the reviews of the 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…

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…

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…

First Medicinal Cannabis Kitchen Of Its Kind in the Country Debuts In Arizona Friday, Oct. 5

Chef Carylann Principal is Executive Chef of The Mint Dispensary in Tempe, where she has helped to create a revolutionary new concept in the medicinal cannabis industry with the nation’s first full-service, on-site cannabis kitchen. (Photo: Business Wire)

Full-service Kitchen will offer chef-prepared foods to patients from a cannabis-infused menu ARIZONA: The Mint Dispensary, operator of one of the largest medicinal cannabis dispensaries in the United States, is launching the country’s first full-service cannabis kitchen in Tempe, Ariz., on Friday, Oct. 5. Patients seeking relief through medicinal cannabis can now access freshly prepared, cannabis-infused Read the full article…

Study: Cannabis Lozenge Associated With Reduced Opioid Use

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CALIFORNIA: Patients who consume plant-derived cannabis extracts in the form of an oral lozenge report reductions in chronic pain and opioid use, according to clinical data published in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience. Investigators from the United States, the Netherlands, and Spain assessed the safety and efficacy of the Trokie brand lozenge in a cohort of medical cannabis patients Read the full article…