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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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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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10
May
2019

The African cannabis market could reach $7.1B by 2023

In the global cannabis landscape, Africa is an overlooked market. This is due to a number of factors, such as the illegality of the plant across the continent and the poor economic conditions that many African countries face. Africa has the potential to become an enormous cannabis market due to the large population and favorable

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10
May
2019

Hemp processing plant in Conover to be sold

A CBD-extracting plant in Conover is expected to become part of a Canadian-based health and wellness company that is already a player in the legal cannabis industry. Conover hemp processing plant Sugarleaf Labs LLC will be purchased by Neptune Wellness Solutions this summer, according to a Thursday press release. Sugarleaf’s 24,000-square-foot facility is capable of

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