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Best Dry Herb Vaporizer Canada 2018: A Must Read Guide

An influx of dry herb vaporizers have entered the Canadian market recently, and with so many brands and so many different vape types around, it can be a difficult maze to navigate around. What will make the best dry herb vaporizer for you may not necessarily be the best option for someone else, so it’s important to choose a vape that fits your requirements.

The following four dry herb vaporizers are, in our opinion, the best four around: so read up on each, suss out which suits you the most, and make an informed decision before purchase.

The Black Mamba Dry Herb Vaporizer

Thu
12
Jul

How high is too high? Researchers look for ways to measure stoned driving.

Michigan residents will vote on the legalization of recreational marijuana November 9.  The state has strict laws against driving while drunk, and cops can test how intoxicated someone is with a quick breathalyzer test.  But if weed is legalized, how will law enforcement identify someone who is driving while high? 

Dr. Andrea Furlan has been searching for this answer.  She is a staff physician at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and an associate professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. She spoke with Stateside’s Cynthia Canty about her research in impaired driving. 

Thu
12
Jul

Legal barriers will not stop CBD oil in Texas

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the potential of the CBD oil market. In fact, CBD is one of the most popular new extracts in the state, with Dallas-Fort Worth the latest city to experience a surge in stores selling CBD oil.

Thu
12
Jul

Coming soon to a lab near you? Genetically modified cannabis

Scientists might be able to draw from new sources of cannabis compounds for research.

Legal hurdles to exploring marijuana’s medicinal properties might soon fall in the wake of the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) first approval of a cannabis-derived drug.

Thu
12
Jul

Illegal marijuana sites can’t hide from science

The problem of illegal marijuana farms on national forests is, pardon the pun, growing. Although marijuana is now legal in California and other parts of the U.S., illegal marijuana growing is still a billion dollar industry with international tentacles.

“Twenty years ago the people who planted and tended illegal pot farms were poor farmers from Mexico,” said Craig Thompson, a research wildlife ecologist with the USDA Forest Service.

Wed
11
Jul

Aurora Cannabis acquires exclusive Canadian license for world-leading pre-roll technology from CannaRoyalty

Aurora Cannabis Inc. ("Aurora") (TSX: ACB) (OTCQB: ACBFF) (Frankfurt: 21P; WKN: A1C4WM) and CannaRoyalty Corp. (CSE: CRZ) (OTCQX: CNNRF) ("CannaRoyalty") (together the "Companies") today announced that the Companies have signed a binding term sheet (the "Agreement") whereby Aurora is purchasing CannaRoyalty's exclusive Canadian license to use and commercialize pre-roll technology developed by Wagner Dimas for an aggregate consideration of C$7 million in Aurora common shares (the "Purchase Price").

Closing of the Agreement is subject to certain conditions, including regulatory approval.

Wed
11
Jul

How Israel's weed tech industry is taking on America's opioid crisis

America is beginning to see cannabis as an alternative to prescription pills. Israel is years ahead - and its entrepreneurs want to curb a crisis of opioid addiction that is completely out of control.

Years ago, when Perry Davidson sold weed in the Israeli desert, he noticed that most of his customers weren’t just in it for the high. From cancer sufferers to those recovering from operations, most came seeking refuge from pain - without the addiction of prescription pills.

Mon
09
Jul

Relevium Technologies continues to execute on growth initiatives and report strong revenue

Over the last month we have been looking for undervalued and differentiated cannabis opportunities as the market has been under pressure. This weakness is not surprising as we have seen the market pullback during this time over the last several years.

One company that we have been watching which has been under considerable pressure is Relevium Technologies Inc. (RLV.V) (RLLVF). The Canadian based nutraceutical company has been focused on executing on a multi-faceted growth strategy and has been producing solid revenues.

Mon
09
Jul

Cannabis and cancer: Here's what the research says

The US National Cancer Institute reports that cannabis could significantly help patients manage symptoms during cancer treatment and the report indicates that cannabis may prove to be an effective tool for battling cancer.

It is well-known that there are several compounds in the cannabis plant that can be very helpful to humans. Two of the main cannabinoids that have been tested for medical effects are 9-delta-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). According to the report, these two cannabinoids could also prove to have the following effects:

Mon
09
Jul

These 4 marijuana stocks made the best moves in 2018 so far

Politically, at least, 2018 is turning out to be one heroic year for the cannabis industry. Canada became the first G7 nation to legalize recreational marijuana. Epidolex became the first cannabinoid medicine to earn the approval of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). And Canopy Growth became the first cannabis company to list on the New York Stock Exchange.

At the halfway point, it is time to look at which marijuana stocks are coming out ahead. These are the four marijuana stocks with the best move in 2018 so far:

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