Marijuana Money Is Making Its Way Into Republican Pockets

DENVER — Marijuana business owners are increasingly pouring their profits into lobbying lawmakers as they face a federal crackdown from the Trump administration. A USA TODAY survey found hundreds of thousands of dollars flowing from the cannabis industry into campaign finance accounts of both lawmakers and political action committees, with […]

World Health Organization Gives Approval To Marijuana’s CBD Compound

A compound derived from marijuana has health benefits and should not be subject to government restrictions, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. “Recent evidence from animal and human studies shows that its use could have some therapeutic value for seizures due to epilepsy and related conditions and that it “is not likely to be abused or […]

Aurora Cannabis Looks To Make $3 Billion Merger With CanniMed Therapeutics

Look out, Canopy Growth Corporation. Your reign as the pure-play marijuana stock with the highest market cap might not last for long. On Tuesday, Aurora Cannabis announced that it had submitted a proposal to acquire all shares of another Canadian marijuana grower, CanniMed Therapeutics. Aurora is offering to buy CanniMed, which trades on the Toronto Stock […]

Veterans Show Overwhelming Support for Medical Marijuana in Recent Survey

Veterans tend to be an older, more conservative group, but that doesn’t stop them from advocating for a radical change in direction from the nation’s outdated policies on marijuana. The American Legion, represents many conservative veterans, but that doesn’t stop it from taking progressive positions on certain key issues. A […]

Wana Brands expands CBD product offerings with a flavorful addition for Colorado’s adult-use and medical marijuana markets

  PRESS RELEASE — Strawberry Lemonade Gummies in 1:1 THC:CBD ratio offer even more options to leverage the power of cannabidiol — Boulder, Colo. (October 9, 2017) –  Wana Brands, Colorado’s No. 1 infused products manufacturer, has announced the addition of Strawberry Lemonade sour gummies 1:1 CBD:THC. The latest line […]

Next Frontier Biosciences Introduces Scientific Advisory Board

PRESS RELEASE Company welcomes three expert scientific advisors to highly experienced team of biotech professionals DENVER (October 4, 2017) – Colorado-based biotech company Next Frontier Biosciences today announced its Scientific Advisory Board, rounding out the company’s expert lineup of biotech and cannabis professionals. With plans to launch its Verra Wellness line […]

Fathom and Gimbal Successfully Demonstrate Automated Bluetooth Plant Tracking in Cannabis Cultivation Facility

PRESS RELEASE Fathom’s Bluetooth real-time location system accurately tracks plants to improve efficiency and ensure regulatory compliance for cannabis growers Sept 27, 2017 – Vancouver, Canada and Los Angeles, USA – Fathom and Gimbal today announced they have successfully completed a pilot project that proves the ability of Fathom’s Bluetooth Low […]

Rates of Teen Marijuana Use Reaches 20 Year Low

In 2016, rates of marijuana use among the nation’s 12- to 17-year-olds dropped to their lowest level in more than two decades, according to federal survey data released this week. Last year, 6.5 percent of adolescents used marijuana on a monthly basis, according to the latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health. That […]