“It’s logical. It makes sense,” said Representative Kelly M. Alexander, a Democrat. “It really boils down to the fact that there’s evidence that medical marijuana helps in a number of cases like PTSD and chemotherapy including the side effects of chemotherapy.”
The recently announced bill—created to benefit seriously... more →
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 42-year-old Jeffrey Woo of Ladera Ranch, California, was arrested Tuesday for possession of a controlled substance with plans to distribute it. Woo was arraigned Wednesday in Lafayette County just east of Kansas City, and he pleaded not guilty. Bond was set at $100,000.
However, he pleaded not... more →
Just this week, Alaska hopped on the big, kush-laden legal weed bandwagon , following in the footsteps of Colorado and Washington state. Today, Washington, DC, legalized recreational toking . But who is convincing novice investors to put their money in pot company penny stocks, when only a handful of states have legalized recreational... more →
Yet until GW Pharma can verify its promising early findings — and more importantly, convince regulators that any harmful effects from compounds derived from a substance that is still classified as a Schedule 1 drug by the Drug Enforcement Agency are worth the potential benefit — the stock will have some risk of going... more →
Verde Science, Inc., (VRCI) a Medical Research and Development Company focused on novel effective treatments for emerging and contemporary health issues, is pleased to announce that it is working with three new members of its R&D team in Canada and India to develop an easily administered point-of-care test for screening for Ebola... more →
AVT, Inc. (OTC Markets: AVTC) (www.autoretail.com), a leading manufacturer of automated retailing systems and custom vending machines, announced that they have partnered with Fujifilm Technical Services for the provision of vending services and support. The agreement allows Fujifilm to perform factory-authorized service for AVT’s... more →
For example, I like Insys because it already markets Subsys, a sublingual opiate spray that saw its sales grow 105% year over year to $58 million in the third quarter. Thanks to Subsys, the company is debt free and has plenty of financial firepower to pursue pipeline opportunities without diluting investors. In my view, that suggests... more →
The bi-partisan bill has two co-sponsors, both Democrats, including Senate Majority Whip Daniel Hall (R-Oceana), and joins similar legislation introduced earlier this year in the House (HB 4264). Under the bill, a system of state-regulated medical marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries would also be established to provide... more →
About five to 10 military troops of the U.S. Army will go to Ukraine next week to conduct a medical training, according to a U.S. military official. Pentagon will be deploying a small number of troops to Ukraine to provide combat medical training to forces there who have been battling Russian-backed separatists.
Last year, the U.S.... more →
The “disease list” covered under the current version of the bill includes ALS aka Lou Gherig’s disease, seizure disorders, Multiple Sclerosis, cancer, Parkinson’s, Crohn’s disease, Fibromyalgia & Mitochondrial disease.
African American legislators and sickle cell organizations were initially outraged that... more →