Medical Pot Oil Law Doesn’t Work Despite Medical Marijuana Legalization

The McDermotts have an 8-year-old son, Ryan McDermott, who is suffering from a severe form of intractable epilepsy. The boy has to take five different kinds of medication, twice per day. But there’s one medicine his family said he’s missing that would eliminate the need for all of those pills, medical marijuana oil. But, there... more →
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Oregon Liquor Control Commission Asking For Pot Start-Up

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission, the agency charged with implementing the new law, asked for $583,000 to cover four staff salaries and professional services and travel for the next six months. The funding is intended to pay for staff and services until the beginning of July, the start of the next fiscal year. Rep. Peter Buckley,... more →
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Medical Cannabis License Delayed

Some say Quinn missing his own end of 2014 deadline may be hurting patients. Medical marijuana supporters say the longer the state waits, the longer patients wait for what they say are badly needed treatments. Experts say there are two theories for why the licenses haven’t been issued yet. One says the governor is waiting... more →
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These Three Diseases Can Be Overcome With The Help Of Medical Pot

With this in mind, we asked three of our top health care analysts if there was a particular disease they believed marijuana had a shot at successfully fighting or even curing. Here’s what they had to say. : The evidence that GW Pharmaceuticals ‘ marijuana-derived drug, Epidiolex, works in epileptic patients isn’t... more →
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12 Marijuana Stocks To Include In The “Do-Not-Buy-And-Hold” List

The List of ([ n=12 + n=12 + n=12 + n=12 ] = [ N=48 ]) Marijuana Stocks Again, and just as was the case of Part I , Part II , and Part III , the stocks are listed in alphabetical order of the ticker symbol. The table has, again, been redesigned so that it captures a significant amount of data, and you can print it out and use it... more →
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Legalized Medical Pot Can Be The Best Investment

In the past year, CrunchBase has recorded 29 venture investments in cannabis startups for a total of nearly $90 million in capital committed – and this is not including the reported $75 million Series B for Seattle-based Privateer, rumored to list Peter Thiel’s Founder’s Fund as an investor. Not surprisingly, venture capitalists... more →
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Marijuana Lobbyists Preparing For Boomlet Of Pot

New York State lobbyists are anticipating a sudden rise in business from the legalization of medical marijuana, as dozens of companies hire firms to help them vie for five available state licenses to manufacture marijuana. The program will be small and tightly regulated, but lobbyists told Capital they don’t expect that to... more →
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PayPal Co-Founder Is First-Ever Million-Dollar Investor For Medical Cannabis

The Founders Fund, Peter Thiel’s venture capital firm, confirmed it is taking a minority stake in Privateer Holdings – a company that invests in a Canadian medical marijuana growing operation – and Leafly, a Yelp-type review website for marijuana dispensaries. Privateer was looking for a $75 million funding round, but Thiel’s... more →
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