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The latest in cannabis research: Spring 2018

In the first quarter of 2018, we’ve seen advances in our understanding of cannabis’ therapeutic benefits in a range of disorders, diseases, and cancers.

Below are just some of the biggest cannabis research headlines we’ve seen over the last few months.

The list is by no means exhaustive and only represents peer-reviewed research articles, but stay tuned for more emerging research this summer.

Studies at a Glance:

Fri
23
Mar

Isodiol International Inc. signs letter of intent to acquire leading specialty vape retailer KURE Corp

Isodiol International Inc.  (CSE:ISOL) (OTC:ISOLF) (FSE:LB6A.F) (the “Company” or “Isodiol”), a global Bioactive CBD innovator specializing in the development of pharmaceutical and wellness products, is pleased to announce that the Company has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to acquire 100% of KURE™ Corp,  a leading specialty vape re

Fri
23
Mar

Shatter, batter, wax: How cannabis extracts come to be

Some time around the mid-aughts, folks in the weed industry began to notice a shift in the market.

Pot smokers were smoking less, and dabbing more—heating the plant’s oily extracts to inhale high concentrations of hallmark marijuana molecules like THC.

Extracts, which go by names including shatter, batter, wax, dabs, and honey, weren't just stronger than their plant-based starting materials.

They were also more convenient to consume and easier to use discreetly.

Elevated by its potency and portability, formerly-niche cannabis oil was going wide.

Thu
22
Mar

Canada: Marketing technology stock pops on cannabis company investment

Based on data provided by Arcview Market Research, legal cannabis sales in North America were valued at $6.7 billion in 2016 and projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 25 percent by 2021 or reaching an estimated value of $20.2 billion.

The demand of cannabis from legal markets are expected to surge as more states legalize either for recreational or medical use. Consumers in North America spent over $53 billion in the legal and illegal cannabis markets combined in 2016.

Wed
21
Mar

Canada: Namaste technologies stock jumps on cannabis license update

Namaste Technologies Inc. (CSE:N) late Friday announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cannmart Inc., has obtained the production license under Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR).

According to the guidelines set forth by Health Canada, Cannmart may place initial orders with ACMPR licensed producers.

After the receipt, packaging and testing of the initial shipments of medical cannabis, it is mandatory for the company to show conformity with standard operating procedures and other ACMPR regulatory requirements with Health Canada.

Wed
21
Mar

Canada: Cannabis vape manufacturer Green Tank Technologies announces $4.3 million SEED round

Green Tank Technologies, a leading manufacturer of innovative, high-performance vaporization hardware, announced a CDN$4.3 million SEED investment, led by Green Acre Capital and Casa Verde Capital, along with Alan and Lorne Gertner, founders of Canadian lifestyle brand Tokyo Smoke (now HIKU Brands).

Wed
21
Mar

Canada: The world’s first plane made from and powered by cannabis

This plane made from and powered by cannabis is a triumph for both hemp advocates and environmental activists.

Getting high has never been more literal. Someone just built the world’s first plane made from and powered by cannabis. Not only does this totally functional plane run on 100 percent hemp oil, but it was made entirely from cannabis. Everything from the seats, the wings, the plane walls and even the pillows contains hemp.

Some Details About The World’s First Weed Plane

The world’s first plane made from and powered by cannabis can hold one pilot and four very lucky passengers. The plane’s wingspan is 36 feet.

Wed
21
Mar

Namaste announces medical cannabis supply agreement with leading Jamaican producer Marigold

Namaste Technologies Inc. (“Namaste” or the “Company”) (CSE:N) (FRANKFURT:M5BQ) (OTCMKTS:NXTTF) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Medical Cannabis Supply Agreement (the “Supply Agreement”) with Marigold Projects Jamaica Ltd. (“Marigold”) under its wholly owned subsidiary, Cannmart Inc. (“Cannmart”), whereby Marigold will supply Cannmart with high quality Jamaican produced medical cannabis, to be imported by Cannmart from Jamaica and offered in the Company’s online marketplace, subject to approval by Health Canada and the Cannabis Licencing Authority.

Tue
20
Mar

How to top dress cannabis nutrients

Top dressing is a simple way to provide your cannabis plants with a diversity of nutrients.

This method of feeding, which involves spreading nutrients onto the top layer of your soil, is easy to do and effective when it comes to promoting strong, healthy growth.

While foliar feeding provides a quick solution to nutrient deficiency, top dressing is a great way to prevent deficiency in the first place.

There are a number of ways to go about top dressing your soil–you can make it as complex or simple as you want. In this article, we’ll take a look at the benefits of top dressing, as well as how and when to apply it top dressed nutrients.

Benefits of Top Dressing Cannabis 

Mon
19
Mar

Canada: Experimental pot lab sprouting cannabis-infused drinks, new edibles

Nestled inside Canopy Growth Corp.’s sprawling marijuana facility outside Ottawa is a laboratory where technicians in white lab coats and hair nets bustle about, pipetting fluids into glassware as machinery hums and coloured, three-dimensional graphs flash on nearby screens.

The lab is unlike any other in the 15,600-square-metre facility, a so-called dealers licence area, which allows the company to experiment with materials and products that are not otherwise legal in Canada — or even the rest of the facility.

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