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Thu
30
Apr

Cannabis-based GW Pharma raising more Nasdaq cash

Cambridge UK life science company GW Pharmaceuticals is set to raise around $1 million new money with a sale of ordinary shares on the US technology market, Nasdaq.

The company, whose treatments are cannabis based, says the amount it wants to raise is undecided. But its stock on Nasdaq is currently edging downwards towards its lowest on the market so GW would be happy to raise anything north of $1million.

It plans to issue 1.25 million American Depositary Shares in an underwritten US public offering. From an opening price of123.22, GW’s shares fell 5.77 cents on last trading to 115.23 – dangerously close to the low of 114.22 and well distanced from the high of 123.22.

Thu
30
Apr

Environmental Regulation Can Make Growing Green

A 2011 study by Dr. Evan Mills at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is still the touchstone for conversations about the problem of energy consumption posed by indoor marijuana cultivation. Much has changed in cannabis agriculture over the past four years, but there is no reason to suppose that the report’s jaw-dropping statistics have gotten better for the environment. According to “Energy up in Smoke: The Carbon Footprint of Indoor Cannabis Production,”

Wed
29
Apr

Hemp, Inc.''s Decortication Plant Update

LAS VEGAS, April 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hemp, Inc. (OTC:HEMP), processor, manufacturer and marketer, in the industrial hemp industry, is pleased to update its shareholders on the progress of its decortication facility in Spring Hope, North Carolina. Thus far, Hemp, Inc.

Wed
29
Apr

Keep your inbox empty with one of these four strategies

No matter how much time we spend trying to optimize our inbox — from batch checking messages to adding bells and whistles — email takes over our lives. Looking at my stats from last month, I received and processed over 10,000 emails (eek!), so finding the right way tomanage all this online correspondence has been critical for my day-to-day sanity.

Turns out, though, the "right way" to manage email depends a lot on your own personal style. I've rounded up some of the most popular and successful strategies so that you can decide which one is best for you:

1. LIFO: Last In First Out

Tue
28
Apr

Stewart Environmental Statement on RSHO

The CEO of Stewart Environmental gives a video statement on a preliminary test result of Real Scientific Hemp Oil (RSHO) from HempMeds that was unfortunately released by the lab -- and sets the record straight on the corrected final report that was issued.

Tue
28
Apr

Who will invent the cotton gin of the cannabis industry?

Innovation has always fascinated me, and it’s one of the aspects that I enjoy about publishing a business magazine and being a part of the cannabis industry.

Because it’s been a black market endeavor for so long, the business of growing and selling marijuana hasn’t changed all that much in the past few decades prior to legalization. Now, with nearly half the country allowing medical marijuana, four states legalizing recreational cannabis, a majority of Americans supporting full legalization and the federal government seriously considering the removal of marijuana from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, the creative process can really get ramped up.

Tue
28
Apr

Terpenes Found In Cannabis

Over 120 different types of Terpenes, in varying amounts, have been identified in cannabis depending on the individual strain. The reason for the familiar odor and even the ‘taste’ (which can vary from plant to plant just like the scent), are the plant’s terpenes.  Terpenes are a group of organic compounds found in many plants and even some insects. Terpenes become Terpenoids when altered through a process of drying, curing, or chemical extraction.  Terpenes like Limonene can be steam distilled from the skin of citrus fruits.  Each plant’s unique terpene content affects not only the aroma and flavor, but the medicinal qualities as well.

Tue
28
Apr

CannTrust Launches New Line of Patient Ready Medical Marijuana Strains

CannTrust develops new line of products in an easy, ready to use format at $3.50/gram

Tue
28
Apr

Ten Ways Marijuana Testing Can Go Wrong

10 Ways Cannabis Testing Can Go Wrong

Written by Jason Wilson, Laboratory Technologist for Kenevir Research

There is a lot of skepticism in the cannabis community toward laboratories. The purpose of this article is to show how cannabis testing can go wrong, in order to help educate and empower people so they can recognize suspect results or methods and find a lab that produces results they can trust.

1) Residue Buildup in Analytical Instruments aka “ghost peaks”

Mon
27
Apr

Profile Solutions Names Medicinal Cannabis, Agriculture and Technology Expert Dr. Gerry Bedore to its Scientific Advisory Board

PSI to Develop Biometric Security Solutions for Cannabis Markets

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Apr. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Profile Solutions, Inc. (PSIQ), a leading solution provider of access control and security systems is pleased to announce that Dr Gerry Bedore has joined the company as a consultant and member of its scientific advisory board.

 

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