Global

15
Nov
2018

Believe The Science – Over 29,000 Medical Studies Have Been Done on Cannabis Now

Medical Marijuana Studies are Booming The proof is in the pudding, or so they say. But if you’d like the truth about cannabis, just look at the growing body of research. From the years 2000-2017, there’s been over 29,000 studies focused on cannabis alone, according to a recent research review that’s been published in Population Health

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1
Nov
2018

ASIAN NATIONS EYE THE CANNABIS POT OF GOLD

After almost a century of prohibition, Canada has become the second country in the world, after Uruguay, to fully legalize the use of cannabis. Accounting firm Deloitte estimates legal marijuana is expected to become more than a $6bn business in Canada in 2019, with up to $4.34bn coming from the legal recreational market and as

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29
Oct
2018

World first clinical trial – impact of medicinal cannabis on Australians with malignant brain tumours

The phase 2 trial will examine whether high THC medicinal cannabis* can be tolerated by people with glioma (a type of brain tumour) and if it can affect tumour growth when taken with standard treatment, according to lead researcher Dr Janet Schloss, the Clinical Trials Coordinator at Endeavour College of Natural Health. (*THC is the

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24
Oct
2018

Mexico may be next to legalize cannabis: incoming FM

Mexico “absolutely” could follow Canada’s lead in legalizing marijuana as a way to reduce violence generated by a war on drugs that “doesn’t work,” its incoming foreign minister said Tuesday. Marcelo Ebrard, who will become foreign minister when Mexico’s president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador takes office December 1, said he discussed Ottawa’s experience Monday with

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17
Oct
2018

UK and Canada Legalizing Cannabis

There’s a lot of hype this week about Canada becoming the second and largest country to legalize recreational marijuana. The first was Uruguay. But the bigger news for the pain community may be in the United Kingdom, which has some of the strictest marijuana laws in Europe. Home Secretary Sajid Javid made a surprise announcement

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12
Oct
2018

Israeli investors to grow marijuana in Uganda

The company said the order for seeds has been placed with a supplier in the Netherlands — considered to be one of the world’s leading cannabis suppliers. An Israel firm, Together Pharma Limited, has reportedly secured land in Uganda to cultivate a banned crop — marijuana — on a commercial scale. The firm, said to

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12
Oct
2018

High Times Buys Seattle-Based DOPE Magazine for $11.2 Million

High Times Holding Corp., the owner of High Times magazine, announced it will acquire Dope magazine for $11.2 million. Dopemagazine currently publishes eight local editions in six states. Its annual circulation is 1 million, including distribution at cannabis retailers. In addition to the magazine, High Times is acquiring Dope’s website, events business and staff including CEO George Jage and founders Dave Tran, James Zochondi

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