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Wed
24
Oct

MGX Minerals announces energy solutions for the cannabis industry

MGX Minerals Inc. (“MGX” or the “Company”) (CSE: XMG / FKT: 1MG / OTCQB: MGXMF) is pleased to announce  its wholly owned subsidiary ZincNyx En

Wed
24
Oct

A pair of high-profile Stanford scientists wants to use marijuana to treat an entire class of diseases

How good is marijuana at treating inflammation, a condition marked by swelling and redness that's also a cause of an entire class of diseases? Two high-profile Stanford researchers are about to find out. They are specifically exploring CBD, the compound in cannabis that has some medicinal properties and doesn't get you high.

Wed
24
Oct

Liberty Health Sciences opens three new medical cannabis education centers in Florida

Liberty Health Sciences Inc. (CSE: LHS) (OTCQX: LHSIF) www.libertyhealthsciences.com, a provider of high quality cannabis, announced today the planned opening this week of three of its newest Cannabis Education Center (CEC) dispensaries in Winter Haven, FL; Palm Harbor, FL, and Merritt Island, FL featuring free 24-hour delivery service throughout Florida. Opening for the Palm Harbor and Merritt Island locations are subject to DOH approval.

Wed
24
Oct

Aurora Cannabis stock plunges in NYSE debut

Aurora Cannabis, one of the biggest Canadian marijuana stocks, debuted on the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday and it didn't go well. Shares quickly fell more than 15% before recovering towards the end of the day.

Tue
23
Oct

5 essential characteristics of a cannabis entrepreneur

Cannabis is a sink or swim space. Many are entering the space with best intentions, but few actually make it. Many aren’t prepared for the dedication it will take, some aren’t just versed enough in cannabis to be successful at it, and some are simply just in it for the wrong reasons.  Despite this, many rock stars of cannabis show no signs of slowing their growth. Could you be the next rock star of cannabis?

Here are 5 essential characteristics of the cannabis entrepreneur that set apart the amateurs from the professionals.

Tue
23
Oct

Cannabis stocks post second-worst day ever as Tilray tumbles

An exchange-traded fund that tracks popular pot stocks fell sharply on Monday, led by shares of Canadian marijuana company Tilray. Traders pointed to profit taking following the legalization of recreational pot in Canada and the end of big conferences earlier in the month. The ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (MJ) dropped more than 9.2 percent, it's second-worst day ever.

Tilray led the sharp decline in pot stocks, falling more than 15.5 percent. Tilray posted its worst day since Oct. 2, when it dropped 16.25 percent. After the bell the company said it issued $25 million in convertible notes in addition to the $450 million in notes tender earlier in the year.

Tue
23
Oct

Arizona Attorney General seeks to prohibit hashish for medical marijuana patients

Arizona’s attorney general want to make flower the only form of cannabis available for medical consumption. In a move that’s thrown patients and dispensary owners into confusion, Arizona’s attorney general Mark Brnovich posited in court filings that only dried marijuana should be available for medical consumption. The filings suggest that possession of hashish be deemed a crime—an idea that, if enforced, could have dire consequences for those who use oils, extracts, or any food product made with the plant.

Tue
23
Oct

Report predicts $13 billion Latin American cannabis market by 2028

Over the past two years, the Latin American cannabis industry has “emerged from the shadows” to command the attention of international firms and investors. Legal cannabis sales within the region are on track to reach $125 million in 2018; that figure is expected to rise to $12.7 billion by 2028.

Mon
22
Oct

Researchers unlocking the mysteries of marijuana in Colorado, Michigan

The caterpillars are talking, and researchers at Colorado State University in Pueblo are listening as they explore the mysteries of cannabis. Questions are plentiful. Federal law hasn’t allowed much scientific research into this ancient plant, once widely shunned in the U.S. and now increasingly accepted.

Just what, exactly, makes cannabis tick? Its genetic code isn’t fully understood. A well-known, non-psychoactive chemical compound in cannabis called CBD has been shown to help relieve some seizures — there’s a federally approved CBD drug now — but what else can CBD or other cannabis compounds do?

Mon
22
Oct

Florida: Gov. Scott appeals judge's ruling on medical marijuana law that industry feared would create chaos

Florida Governor Rick Scott filed a last hour appeal Friday afternoon that stopped a judge’s ruling that many feared might throw the state’s medical cannabis industry into chaos. “The Governor has directed the Department of Health to appeal this ruling after hearing from the Legislature, which is responsible for creating laws, not the judiciary,” according to Scott spokesman John Tupps.

The appeal stops a ruling from a Tallahassee area judge who ruled the state’s medical marijuana law unconstitutional because it failed to carry out a 2016 constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana, and ordered the state to start opening up the licensing process by 5 p.m. Friday.

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