Dementia May Not Be Cured By Medical Marijuana, Research Says

The team recruited 50 patients with dementia and without other severe illnesses, putting 26 on a placebo and 24 on 4.5 milligrams of THC (in pill form) daily. The study was double-blinded, so neither the researchers nor the patients knew which group was which. At the beginning, the patients’ caregivers scored their levels of... more →
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Marijuana Use As Medicine Should Be Limited In Utah

Utah’s Republican Gov. Gary Herbert has already approved the law and held a signing ceremony for about 50 parents and children at the state Capitol on Tuesday afternoon. Parents of Utah children with severe epilepsy are cheering a new state law that allows them to obtain a marijuana extract they say helps in treating seizures,... more →
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Legalization Of Medical Marijuana Considered By Utah Gov

Utah governor said last Thursday he’s considering the idea in legalizing marijuana in the state for medical use. Gov. Gary Herbert said during the taping of his monthly news conference on KUED Ch. 7 that the state has “a history of looking at various opportunities, for medical purposes, to bring substances on board like... more →
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General Cannabis Hires Next Big Crop Consulting Team

Advanced Cannabis Solutions, d/b/a General Cannabis Corporation (CANN), a service provider to businesses in the regulated cannabis industry, today announced that it has hired the team of Next Big Crop Consulting, a Boulder, Colorado based cannabis consulting firm, who will now be working for CANN as apart of General Cannabis Consulting,... more →
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9 Major Themes Investment Conference

India Globalization Capital, Inc. (NYSE-MKT: IGC) announces its inaugural Major Themes Investment Conference featuring a legal cannabis presentation track to be held in NYC at the Harvard Club on This event will feature corporate presentations, key note speakers and will include a specialized track of North American companies in... more →
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Lawmakers In Nebraska Advances Medical Marijuana

Senators voted 27-12 Tuesday to advance a measure that would allow pharmacists to distribute cannabis to patients with cancer, epilepsy and other chronic illnesses. The bill by Garrett gained support after senators adopted an amendment that would prohibit smoking cannabis and would not include chronic pain as a qualifying condition... more →
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Report: MJ Investors Are Younger With Less Capital

A new report by stock tracking outfit SigFig reveals an interesting profile of investors in marijuana-related stocks: they are younger, more likely to be from bigger states like New York and California, and betting less money on publicly traded companies. On average, marijuana stock investors are typically under the age of 40 and... more →
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Recreational Pot Revenues In WA Soar To $25M

Some marijuana industry watchers may say that the cannabis market is still fluctuating at best, but the charts from Washington State repeatedly shows rising revenues. In the most recent roundup, the state found that its recreational marijuana sales in April surged to about $25 million – almost twice the sales in January. The actual... more →
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Former Kroger Exec Investing In Proposed Pot Farm

Kroger’s former vice president and top lawyer, Paul Heldman, is investing in a proposed marijuana farm in Butler County that would operate if Ohio voters legalize the drug. Heldman is the newest investor touted by ResponsibleOhio, the group pushing for the constitutional amendment. The group’s proposal would legalize cannabis,... more →
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