Can Pets’ Treats Also Be Laden With Medical Marijuana?

Last year, the legal weed market took in $2.7 billion in revenue. ArcView group, a network that connects new investors with cannabis startups, estimates that number to increase to $10 billion by 2018. And according to figures from the American Pet Products Association, spending on pets has only increased over the past years—reaching... more →
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Epidiolex Of GW Pharma Shows Promise For Epilepsy Patients

The research, led by Dr. Orrin Devinsky, a neurologist in New York University’s Langone Medical Center, aimed to determine whether the drug compound cannabidiol was safe for young patients. Devinsky and collaborators across the country gave a daily dose for 12 weeks to 213 patients with severe epilepsy, including subgroups... more →
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Verde Science adds Shantesh Hede, Ph.D As Director of Product Development

Verde Science, Inc., a Pharmaceutical Research and Development Company focused on developing a portfolio of cannabinoid based prescription medicines to meet patients needs for a wide range of medical conditions, is pleased to announce the addition of Shantesh Hede, Ph.D. as Director of Product Development. Dr. Hede will be based... more →
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Lawyer Based In Michigan Turns Old Warehouse Into Marijuana Facility

Herman admits that calling it the “Fort Knox for pot” may be a little over the top, but it conveys the general idea. Herman has transformed an old building into what he believes is the first of its kind a secure growing facility available to people commonly known as caregivers, who grow and provide medical marijuana... more →
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DC Buzzing With Cannabis Events

While the nation’s capital still does not allow the sale of marijuana within its boundaries, its limited cannabis legalization law is in effect and seems to encourage investors and advocates. This month, Washington DC is abuzz with marijuana-related conferences and gatherings, especially on cannabis investing. First, on April 28... more →
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Privateer Raises $75M For Global Cannabis Brands

Privateer Holdings burst into the business limelight earlier this year as the first marijuana firm to receive institutional funding, and from no less than Founders Fund, led by Peter Thiel. Now, the Seattle-based marijuana investment company marks another milestone as it has closed a $75 million-dollar round. The company raised this... more →
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Employers In Minnesota Should Review Policies Before Pot Legalization

The law specifically prohibits discrimination in employment for those participating in the medical marijuana registry. In general, an employer may not discriminate against a person at any employment stage based on the persons status as a patient enrolled in the registry program or a patients positive drug test for cannabis components... more →
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Advocates of Medical Marijuana Will Be Included In Epilepsy Foundation Event

In a letter to the editor that some Florida newspapers published this January, Karen Basha Egozi, the president of the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida, supported the bill that State Sen. Jeff Brandes, R- St. Petersburg, filed this session to introduce an expanded medical marijuana system for specific medical conditions, including... more →
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