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Wed
13
May

Delusional Confidence? A Report from the Marijuana Investor Summit

“When we want to raise capital,” Dooma Wendschuh, the thirty-eight-year-old co-founder of a cannabis company called ebbu, said, “I go up to someone and say, ‘Would you like to invest in my company? Here’s how it will work. One: you may go to prison for making this investment. Two: I may go to prison, and you might lose all your money. Three: our minimum investment is two hundred and fifty thousand dollars. Sure you want to play ball?’ ”

Wed
13
May

CannLabs Launches Custom Content Channel on theCannabist.co

DENVER, May 12, 2015 -- CannLabs, Inc. (OTCQB: CANL), today announced the launch of a custom content science channel on theCannabist.co, The Denver Post's cannabis-focused news and culture website. Launched in December of 2013 to cover legalized marijuana in Colorado, The Cannabist features news, strain reviews, recipes, store maps and more about the state's expanding marijuana industry. Ricardo Baca, the nation's first major newspaper marijuana editor, edits the site.

Wed
13
May

Medical marijuana efficacy for PTSD lacking evidence, says doctor

Many veterans are turning to marijuana to ease symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder, despite concerns from the medical community about how effective pot is at treating the condition.

There are a "tremendous" number of testimonials from patients with post traumatic stress disorder who say dried cannabis helps them, but there is a lack of randomized, controlled trials, said Dr. Stewart Cameron, a family physician and professor at Dalhousie University's faculty of medicine.

In September 2014, the College of Family Physicians of Canada released a document to help doctors decide how to use cannabis in their practices.

Wed
13
May

Beyond THC – Cannabis sativa (L.) the plant

Often, cannabis is associated with its recreational activity and its many adherents. In the past year, PhytoChemia has made a full review of literature on the properties of boreal resources for Agroboréal. This scientific review is available on the site web of this company in french version only (http://agroboreal.com/revue-litterature-les-proprietes-ressources-boreales). For this post, I took the full card description of Cannabis sativa (L.) and translated it in english to put it in our blog. This information card lists the biological activities, commercial and medicinal potential and other scientific knowledge on the plant.

Tue
12
May

Can the Tesla Powerwall Help Grow Operations Save Money?

At the end of last month, Tesla unveiled their new product line, Tesla Energy, a series of batteries which may revolutionize the way people use electricity in their homes.

“Our goal is to fundamentally change the way the world uses energy,” said Elon Musk, CEO and product architect of Tesla Motors, “which sounds crazy.”

Tue
12
May

International Goldfields jettisons mining for Uruguay cannabis

International Goldfields (ASX:IGS) is firmly on the road to gaining a dominant position in the legal cannabis market of Uruguay with a binding agreement to acquire an 85% interest in local Winter Garden Biosciences.

Uruguay recently became the first nation in the world to fully legalise under its federal regulatory system the research & development, as well as cultivation, distribution, sale and consumption of non-synthetic cannabinoids and hemp.

Tue
12
May

MassRoots to Sponsor Marijuana Tech Pitch-Off This Weekend

DENVER, May 11, 2015 -- MassRoots (OTCQB: MSRT), one of the largest and most active social networks for the cannabis community, is pleased to announce it has crossed 325,000 users who have interacted 110 million times over its network. MassRoots is quickly becoming one of the first national brands in the cannabis industry. In addition to its mobile app, MassRoots has 180,000 followers on Instagram, 90,000 followers on Twitter and 45,000 followers on Facebook.

Tue
12
May

The Future Of Marijuana Trimming

Innovation is much more than having a good idea; the idea is where it starts, but is not even close to the end game. At GreenBroz, we are  innovators at heart and our entire organization is built around the concept of creative freedom and expression. We gather inspiration from everywhere we go. Let’s take a quick journey through the development of our flagship product, the product that is revolutionizing the marijuana industry.

Mon
11
May

Why I Changed My Mind About Medicinal Cannabis | Hugh Hempel | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Hugh Hempel is a technology industry veteran turned health care entrepreneur. In this moving talk he discusses how medicinal cannabis has enriched the lives of his ailing 11 year-old daughters. This talk will challenge your views of medical marijuana. 

Hugh Hempel is a technology industry veteran turned healthcare entrepreneur. During his 30-year career in high technology, Hugh has held numerous senior management positions in many innovative and pioneering technology companies.

Mon
11
May

FACING CANNABIS’S PESTICIDE PROBLEM

One such cultivator was LivWell (forced to put 60,000 plants on hold). The hold order has since been released, says John Lord, LivWell owner, and the company has been working hand-in-hand with the Denver Department of Environmental Health to clear up confusion and help design an industry standard testing regime to ensure safe cannabis products. “Testing of our finished product by an independent, state-licensed lab approved by the City of Denver showed that our products are safe—as we have always maintained,” says Lord. “We are proud to be able to meaningfully contribute to the standards that will ensure public health and safety moving forward.”

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