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Can Massachusetts become a leader in marijuana research?

Massachusetts is a national leader in fields like biotech, life sciences and health care. Could marijuana research be next?

Marion McNabb, a doctor of public health and former global health worker, believes the state's legalization of marijuana could encourage academics and scientists to conduct serious scientific research on marijuana -- a field that has so far been lacking due to legal and financial barriers.

"My vision is Massachusetts could be the number one leading cannabis research state in the world," McNabb said.

Mon
14
May

Emblem and Canntab Therapeutics announce Health Canada approval for R&D of cannabinoid-based oral sustained release formulation

Emblem Corp. (TSX-V:EMC) (TSX-V:EMC.WT) and Canntab Therapeutics Limited (CSE:PILL) (“Canntab”) are pleased to announce the receipt of Health Canada approval for research and development activities on oral sustained release formulations of cannabinoids (the “Sustained Release Product” or the “Product”), which are the proprietary products conceived by Canntab representing significant progress in Emblem and Canntab’s partnership to develop long-acting cannabis formulations.

Fri
11
May

Bringing 30 years of mega-scale agricultural production to cannabis

CFN Media Group, the leading agency and financial media network dedicated to the North American cannabis industry, announces publication of an article discussing Village Farms International Inc.'s entry into the Canadian cannabis market. Village Farms has a 30-year history in large -- some would say -- mega-scale hydroponics, 750 years of combined master grower experience, and 10.5 million sq. ft. of greenhouse capacity, located in both Canada and the United States.

Fri
11
May

3 Stocks to watch in a market that continues to trade sideways

The cannabis sector has been trading mixed as the overall market has moved higher, and many investors are closely monitoring these price movements.

The recent weakness does not concern us as we continue to focus on companies that represent differentiated long-term opportunities. We are focused on companies led by elite management teams and will be targeting these types of companies on this weakness. Today, we highlighted three recent company announcements that we believe investors need to be aware of.

Aurora Cannabis Continues to Make Investments

Fri
11
May

Canada: BC passes marijuana driving-impairment law, but confusion remains

B.C.’s top cop says he’s frustrated by Ottawa’s slow pace in selecting the roadside testing equipment that provinces will use to police drivers under the influence of soon-to-be-legal marijuana.

Solicitor General Mike Farnworth said it was difficult for B.C. to pass new legislation this week that sets out a ticketing and policing regime for drivers and cannabis, because it still doesn’t have details from Ottawa on what will be considered the federal standard for roadside drug-impairment testing.

“That’s again what is frustrating for us as a province,” he said Thursday. “And so what we’ve got to do is at least get the legislative framework that we can operate in place.”

Thu
10
May

Canada: Where cannabis meets e-commerce

Namaste technologies’ compelling strategy to win in the cannabis marketplace.

The medical marijuana industry in Canada and globally is still in its early stages, leaving plenty of room for new players with good ideas to establish first-mover advantage. One such company is Namaste Technologies Inc. (TSX.V: N) (OTCQB: NXTTF) (FRA: M5BQ), a diversified cannabis technology company focused on developing the best cannabis-related products and services for domestic and international markets.

Thu
10
May

BLOCKStrain brings blockchain technology to cannabis

CFN Media Group (“CFN Media”), the leading agency and financial media network dedicated to the North American cannabis industry, announces publication of an article covering Vancouver technology company, BLOCKStrain Technology Corp. (TSX-V:SR.H).

Thu
10
May

Cannabis is the fastest growing job sector in America

It outgrew tech and health last year. 

The number of cannabis jobs is growing faster than jobs in any other field, according to the CEO of a leading company that connects businesses with employees.

“You know what the fastest-growing job category in the United States is?” Ian Siegel, CEO of ZipRecruiter.com, told Forbes: “Marijuana.”

Wed
09
May

Ultrasound increases yields and cannabinoid extraction speed

Researchers found introducing ultrasound to cannabis extraction leads to better and faster results.

Could ultrasound be the next step in the evolution of cannabinoid extraction? Researchers in Hungary tested how ultrasound could impact the speed and efficiency of cannabinoid extraction. The results were promising. In fact, they found ultrasound increases yields and cannabinoid extraction speed.

Using Ultrasound During Cannabinoid Extraction

Wed
09
May

Canadian companies dominate global marijuana trade, says report

Canada’s rapidly growing cannabis industry now dominates the global trade in legal marijuana, says a report from a Washington, D. C., data analytics firm.

The companies that are frantically building growing facilities to supply Canadians with marijuana are also in a unique position to sell their products and expertise around the world, says the report from New Frontier Data. The independent research firm’s report provides a snapshot of Canada’s cannabis industry.

Canadian cannabis companies are exporting their products to countries on multiple continents, the report notes.

“Canadian (companies) are allowed to export abroad, making them some of the first companies in the world to sign international cannabis trade deals,” says the report.

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