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May
2019

Shoppers Drug Mart adds HelloMD’s on-demand advice to online cannabis sales

In its biggest Canadian deal to date, HelloMD is now providing health practitioner advice through the Shoppers Drug Mart medical cannabis website to streamline access for patients. “We worked tremendously hard to be awarded this business, and being selected by Shoppers is that crowning jewel that we’ve been building towards,” says Larry Lisser, senior vice-president

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2
May
2019

Man Donates $9 Million to MIT and Harvard for Cannabis Research

A Manhattan-based investor has dropped $9 million to fund marijuana research at his alma maters—Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. According to the Harvard Gazette, Charles R. Broderick has donated $4.5 million to each institution to study marijuana’s effects on health and behavior. The donation is reportedly the largest private gift to benefit

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May
2019

Sunny Portugal Now Path to EU Medical Marijuana

For years, the Portuguese city of Cantanhede has been known for its wine products and roasted suckling pig, a local specialty. But the city has something new: Portugal’s first medical cannabis production farm. The cannabis plant produces cannabinoids – chemical compounds used in treating health disorders. Parts of the plant are used to make the

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