Cannabis Educational And Awareness Campaign Makes Red-Carpet Debut During 91st Academy Awards Oscar Telecast

30-Second Commercial Spots expected to air during Red carpet arrivals, Oscar show and post Oscar programming NEW YORK: Cannabis Education takes centerstage during this Sunday’s 91st Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science Oscar telecast, as a groundbreaking media campaign for the online cannabis TV network Hmm Did You Know (HDYK) airs in both the Read the full article…

Tikun Olam Teams With iaso To Serve Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICO: Tikun Olam will soon have a presence in Puerto Rico, according to a company press release. Through an exclusive licensing agreement with iaso Corporation,  a leading San Juan-based science and technology company, Tikun products and strains, including the widely researched high-CBD Avidekel, will be distributed s throughout the Commonwealth in 2019.  The arrangement with iaso is the tenth struck in the United Read the full article…

Puerto Rican Alzheimer’s Patients To Be First In U.S. To Obtain Cannabis-Based Relief

MARYLAND: Alzheimer’s patients in Puerto Rico will be the first in the United States to obtain Hyalolex, IGC’s proprietary cannabinoid based formulation aimed at relieving many of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease, such as agitation, anxiety, sleep disorder, as well as caregiver distress, among others. Pursuant to an agreement between IGC and DaMa Pharmaceutical and its Read the full article…

Future Farm Signs Dispensary Lease for High Traffic Puerto Rico Location

CANADA: Future Farm Technologies Inc., which has built a portfolio of projects across the United States and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, announced that its Puerto Rico subsidiary has signed the first of five planned leases for its Clinica Verde branded Puerto Ricodispensaries. The Company expects to sign two more leases in the next thirty days with the additional two leases Read the full article…

HempMeds Wins Product Registration Hearing In Puerto Rico, Begins Selling First-Ever Approved Nutraceutical Product

CALIFORNIA: Medical Marijuana, Inc., the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, has announced that its subsidiary HempMeds had its product registrations affirmed in Puerto Rico, enabling the company to continue selling its CBD hemp oil products freely throughout the U.S. territory. This major milestone marks another historic first for RSHO as the first and only legally registered cannabis Read the full article…

Puerto Rico Moves To Legalize Marijuana For Medical Uses

PUERTO RICO:  The governor of Puerto Rico has signed an executive order to allow marijuana to be permitted for medical uses. Alejandro Garcia Padilla endorsed the move, which will come into immediate effect, following a lengthy public debate on the US territory. Governor Padilla mentioned that Puerto Rico’s health secretary will have three months to Read the full article…

Momentum Builds In Puerto Rico For Major Marijuana Reforms

PUERTO RICO: Momentum is building in Puerto Rico to legalize medical marijuana, decriminalize marijuana possession and export industrial hemp. If this happens, Puerto Rico will become the first American territory to legalize medical marijuana and decriminalize marijuana possession. Yes, you read that right. If House Bill 1362 and Senate Bill 517 are approved, as is widely Read the full article…

Lawmakers Take Pause In Pot Decriminalization Debate In Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICO: The decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana for personal use in Puerto Rico will have to wait after the island’s House of Representatives did not discuss a bill already passed by the Senate on its last working day for approving measures during the current legislative session. The controversial measure, which is being sponsored by Read the full article…

Lawmakers Take Pause In Pot Decriminalization Debate In Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICO: The decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana for personal use in Puerto Rico will have to wait after the island’s House of Representatives did not discuss a bill already passed by the Senate on its last working day for approving measures during the current legislative session. The controversial measure, which is being sponsored by Read the full article…

Caribbean Countries Start Looking At Marijuana Legalization

CARIBBEAN: The small economies of the Caribbean are beginning to examine the legalization, or at least the decriminalization, of the consumption and possession of marijuana, with Puerto Rico leading the pack now that next week the Senate will begin studying the issue.