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27
Jun
2019

Bacteria Killer? Research Suggests Cannabidiol Has Antibiotic Potential

Preliminary research out of the University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience indicates the cannabinoid cannabidiol is effective in killing bacteria in lab testing – including some that have become mainstream antibiotic resistant. The research, carried out by IMB’s Centre for Superbug Solutions’ Dr Mark Blaskovich in collaboration with Australia’s Botanix Pharmaceuticals Ltd, determined cannabidiol

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27
Jun
2019

Ireland Greenlights Medical Cannabis Pilot Program

Ireland on Wednesday launched a scheme that will allow its citizens to use cannabis for medicinal purposes. Simon Harris, the country’s health minister, signed legislation that establishes a program to give patients access to marijuana for treatment purposes. “The Medical Cannabis Access Programme” will be maintained for five years until 2024, at which time it

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26
Jun
2019

Colorado Has Collected More Than $1 Billion in Marijuana Tax Revenue

Colorado reached a milestone in June when it reported collecting a cumulative $1.02 billion from marijuana taxes, licenses and fees since the state started collecting them in 2014. What’s more, sales in the state have accelerated. In March 2019, dispensaries across the state reported record sales for a one-month period, according to numbers from the

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26
Jun
2019

The CBD producer that is leading Europe in CBD isolate production, product development, and health research

KannaSwiss is a Swiss-based CBD producer that is one of the top largescale CBD isolate and product manufacturers in Europe. With a dedication to offering CBD isolate and products of the highest purity and potency, KannaSwiss currently produces 1,000kg of isolate per month along with products that leverage a range of CBD delivery methods including oil, flower, hemp briquettes,

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26
Jun
2019

What’s next in New York and New Jersey? Marijuana business experts weigh in

Illinois became the 11th state in the nation Tuesday to legalize adult-use marijuana after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a recreational bill into law. The governor’s historic bill signing comes not long after New York and New Jersey both failed to legalize potential billion-dollar commercial recreational programs. What lessons were learned by the cannabis industry, and how are business strategies shifting? Why

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24
Jun
2019

Ontario cannabis sales see major boost from physical store rollout; B.C. sales drop

Adult-use cannabis sales in Canada’s largest consumer market more than doubled in April on the back of new store openings, representing “powerful evidence” of pent-up demand for regulated marijuana after months of stagnation, according to experts. Receipts of recreational-use cannabis products in Ontario totaled 19.6 million Canadian dollars ($15.1 million) in the month, recent data

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24
Jun
2019

Medical Marijuana Research Program Launched In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s Department of Health last week announced a medical marijuana research program involving clinical registrants and approved universities is to kick off in the state. The program will start with three clinical registrants, who each have a grower/processor and a dispensary permit. The initiative will see the collaborations conducting clinical research on any of the

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