Medical Pot Dispensary Group Believes Pot Can Cure Alzheimer’s

Medical marijuana patient Allen Gellasson of Portland, who was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, said  that since he’s already taking medicinal marijuana for chronic back pain, he’s hopeful it also will help keep his mind sharp. Few people know about a recent preclinical study by the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute in Florida... more →
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10 Marijuana Startups That Have Raised $1 M+

After cannabis company Privateer Holdings closed a $75 million round of funding, the legal marijuana industry gained a higher profile in the investing world. It was primarily because Privateer’s deal involved the mainstream venture capital firm, Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund – a first in the industry. There is actually a lot... more →
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Doctors Warned Of Marijuana Use For Kids

“It’s the worst feeling in the world to sit there and watch your daughter torture with seizures and not be able to do anything but sit there and watch,” Christine Bay, a mother of a sick child, said. While the AAP does want firmer restrictions with child prescriptions, they are also recommending loosening medical... more →
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California Tribe To Plant Own Marijuana On Tribal Lands

The Pinoleville Pomo Nation in northern California’s Mendocino County is set to be the first tribe to grow and manufacture medical marijuana on tribal land.  “We anticipate construction to begin in early February, and operations to commence by the end of the month,” Barry Brautman, president of FoxBarry Development... more →
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What Pediatricians Have To Say About Medical Marijuana

To make it easier to study and develop marijuana-based treatments, the group recommends removing marijuana from the government’s most restrictive drug category, which includes heroin, LSD and other narcotics with no accepted medical use, and switching it to the category that includes methadone and oxycodone. The recommended... more →
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Parents Of Boy With Epilepsy Frustrated By Pot License Delays

Sam, 9, was diagnosed with epilepsy last year and has suffered seizures that have not stopped despite multiple medications and even an electronic implant that is designed to prevent seizures by sending mild electrical pulses to the brain through the vagus nerve. Sam is the son of Andrea Saretti and they start the day each morning... more →
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Former Gov. Quinn’s Staff Still Passing Electronic Drafts On Pot Cultivation Center Licenses

Gov. Pat Quinn answers questions during a luncheon in Chicago in August 2014. On Jan. 12, 2015, he decided not to award licenses to medical marijuana cultivation centers before his term in office ended. The decision means the issue instead will be decided by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. The evening before Rauner took office, Quinn’s... more →
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Report On Medical Cannabis Has Reached Council

While many residents are not opposed to the use of medical marijuana because it has been found to be helpful for some people who suffer from certain medical conditions, they are opposed to the location of these facilities because it may impact property values in their neighborhoods. Because of this, Niagara Falls city council will... more →
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Enertopia Retains Proactive Investors for Market Awareness

Enertopia Corporation (ENRT) on the OTCBB and (TOP) on the CSE (the “Company” or “Enertopia”) is pleased to announce that it has retained Proactive Investors to assist with investor outreach and general market awareness. Proactive Investors is a leading multimedia news organization, investor portal and events... more →
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