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Tue
22
Jan

How marijuana’s CBD works in the body according to science

Marijuana’s CBD and THC are the two most famous cannabinoids present within the marijuana plant. CBD differentiates itself from THC because it’s non-psychoactive and it also has a large impact on a therapeutic level. For this reason, CBD has been a large area of interest for scientists and researchers who have uncovered some of the most valuable properties for the cannabinoid.  

Tue
22
Jan

What Lexaria Bioscience’s milestone deal with Altria could mean for the cannabis market

In December, the Altria Group decided the timing was right to enterthe growing global cannabis industry, making with bombshell investment of $1.8 billion into Cronos Group  (CRON[NSD] - $14.90 0. (0.00%)    Trade ). The deal resulted in the tobacco giant taking a 45% stake in the Canadian cannabis operator with an option to own a majority stake.

Tue
22
Jan

New study shows joints waste 300 percent more THC than dabs

Dabs getting you higher than joints is not a new concept in the United States. In fact, they rose to popularity in the US when headlines touted their potency with unsubstantiated claims that one dab was as strong as five joints. While the act of consuming concentrates has become common among American cannabis users, hardly any available research exists on the subject due to federal prohibition.
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Tue
22
Jan

Canopy Growth set to become the 'global titan' of cannabis: CIBC report

Canopy Growth Corp. in Smiths Falls is poised to dominate the global cannabis industry, a new report says.

The CIBC World Markets report compares the cannabis industry to both the gold rush and the development of the internet and the automobile. Only a few companies will live up to the “lofty expectations” of many and dominate the global market, said the report from the investment banking arm of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

“We believe that Canopy Growth represents the industry’s best chance at a global titan.”

Tue
22
Jan

2 marijuana stocks Wall Street thinks will drop

The marijuana industry had itself quite the year in 2018. Although pot stocks were somewhat of a mixed bag, with many delivering huge declines, the cannabis industry gained validity like never before.

Tue
22
Jan

Silver pot: Marijuana use is growing among seniors. Is that good or bad?

Ethan Nadelmann grew up in the suburbs of New York City, but the first time he used pot was in 1975 in the old student ghetto at McGill University in Montreal, where he spent the first two years of his college life. He’s been an occasional cannabis consumer ever since.

“Cannabis — marijuana — has been very good to me,” the founder and former director of the Drug Policy Alliance said at a McGill conference last year. For Nadelmann, described by Rolling Stone magazine as the “point man” for drug policy reform, pot has been a source of pleasure and insight.

“While there may have been moments when it made me dumber, I think (there were) other moments when it made me smarter, and helped me enjoy life,” he said.

Tue
22
Jan

CBS rejects Super-bowl ad for medical marijuana

The Super Bowl isn’t ready for medical marijuana.
 
Acreage Holdings, the multi-state cannabis company backed by John Boehner, says CBS rejected a television advertisement that calls for the legalization of medical marijuana. The network, which is airing the game on Feb. 3, nixed the proposed spot after seeing a rough outline, according to the company.
 
Tue
22
Jan

The preferred way to own marijuana stock

2019 has gotten off to a great start for marijuana stocks. After a tough 2018, investors are excited about new prospects for cannabis companies, including the recent legalization of hemp production in the U.S. and the ongoing trend toward more jurisdictions making medical and recreational marijuana use legal. Companies in the budding industry have moved aggressively to raise cash, going public and increasingly moving to list their shares on U.S. exchanges in order to gain greater exposure and access to capital.

Mon
21
Jan

What farmers need to know about growing hemp

 

Farmers have a lot of questions about hemp, so we asked expert Michael Bowman, founding chair of the National Hemp Association, to answer a few. Bowman will share his tips on the rapidly expanding hemp industry at the Land Investment Expo on Friday, January 25, 2019, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Tickets are still available.

 

 

 

 

 

Mon
21
Jan

How is cannabidiol extracted from cannabis?

 

Medical cannabis seems to be everywhere. Mainstream media carries articles almost daily it seems, and high street shops sell all kinds of products that contain CBD - the magical ingredient. It is such big business that patents have been issued detailing new and innovative methods of extracting cannabidiol from cannabis. Let’s take a brief look behind all the hype, find out a few facts about CBD and see how it is extracted from hemp.

 

 

 

 

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