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Mitnick Law Office files motion for declaratory judgment related to hemp-based CBD products

Mitnick Law Office files motion for declaratory judgment related to hemp-based CBD products

Mitnick Law Office has filed a motion for declaratory judgment in the Superior Court of New Jersey, asking the Court to declare that hemp-derived CBD products are legal to possess and to be sold in the State of New Jersey and should not be considered marijuana. [More]

CCC: A new medical clinic focusing on medical marijuana as a treatment option

Canadian Cannabis Clinics (CCC), a new medical clinic focusing on medical marijuana as a treatment option, will open in St. Catharines on September 16, 2014 and will be the first of its kind to operate with zero patient fees. [More]
Teen cannabis users 60% less likely to complete school or get a degree

Teen cannabis users 60% less likely to complete school or get a degree

Individuals who are daily users of cannabis before age 17 are over 60% less likely to complete high school or obtain a degree compared to those who have never used the drug, new research published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal shows. [More]
THC may slow or halt progression of Alzheimer's disease

THC may slow or halt progression of Alzheimer's disease

Extremely low levels of the compound in marijuana known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease, a recent study from neuroscientists at the University of South Florida shows. [More]
Research to understand how medical marijuana laws may influence overdose deaths

Research to understand how medical marijuana laws may influence overdose deaths

In states where it is legal to use medical marijuana to manage chronic pain and other conditions, the annual number of deaths from prescription drug overdose is 25 percent lower than in states where medical marijuana remains illegal, new research suggests. [More]

Thermal Tennis, CannaSys sign merger agreement

Thermal Tennis, Inc., a Nevada corporation that focuses on the development of tennis management and training programs announced today that it has entered into an agreement and plan of merger (the "Merger Agreement") with CannaSys, Inc., a Colorado corporation that provides innovative marketing solutions for the growing medical and recreational cannabis industry. [More]
State highlights: Mo. drops many from Medicaid; Mich. Medicaid shift savings

State highlights: Mo. drops many from Medicaid; Mich. Medicaid shift savings

A selection of health policy stories from Texas, Missouri, Illinois, Michigan, Florida, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Minnesota. [More]
Frequent marijuana use can have negative effect on brains of teenagers

Frequent marijuana use can have negative effect on brains of teenagers

Frequent marijuana use can have a significant negative effect on the brains of teenagers and young adults, including cognitive decline, poor attention and memory, and decreased IQ, according to psychologists discussing public health implications of marijuana legalization at the American Psychological Association's 122nd Annual Convention. [More]
Twin study supports psychosis continuum

Twin study supports psychosis continuum

A study of adolescent twins suggests that similar factors influence psychotic experiences regardless of their severity, consistent with a psychosis continuum. [More]

Todd Mitchem Consulting to conduct cannabis business workshops in early fall

Todd Mitchem Consulting, in conjunction with Cannabrand, the first full-service recreational cannabis marketing agency, will present "I Choose Cannabis and Business" workshops slated for five cities in September and October 2014. [More]
Solanbridge Group acquires majority interest in Buzznbrewz.com

Solanbridge Group acquires majority interest in Buzznbrewz.com

Solanbridge Group Inc is pleased to announce that SLNX has acquired the majority interest in Buzznbrewz.com and the Letter of Intent issued on July 11, 2014 has been replaced with a fully executed Purchase Agreement. [More]
GrowBLOX enters Florida Medical Marijuana Market through new subsidiary, GB Sciences

GrowBLOX enters Florida Medical Marijuana Market through new subsidiary, GB Sciences

GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. a medical marijuana research and development company, is pleased to announce it has entered the Florida Medical Marijuana Market through its new subsidiary, GB Sciences Florida, LLC. With nearly 20 million residents, Florida is poised to be the biggest medical marijuana market outside of California. [More]
Novagant releases GoldenCBD oil including capsules and liquids

Novagant releases GoldenCBD oil including capsules and liquids

Novagant Corp. is pleased to announce that in this month of July it will release its GoldenCBD™ oil that will be available in several forms, including capsules and liquids. It will be the answer for those Medical Cannabis Patients living outside Washington and Colorado. [More]
Scientists show how cannabis could reduce tumor growth in cancer patients

Scientists show how cannabis could reduce tumor growth in cancer patients

Scientists at the University of East Anglia have shown how the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis could reduce tumor growth in cancer patients. [More]
Abattis Bioceuticals qualified to trade on OTCQX

Abattis Bioceuticals qualified to trade on OTCQX

OTC Markets Group Inc., operator of Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces, today announced that Abattis Bioceuticals Corp., a specialty biotechnology company, has qualified to trade on OTCQX®, the best marketplace. [More]
90.7% of non-cannabis users meet criteria for problematic drug use, shows study

90.7% of non-cannabis users meet criteria for problematic drug use, shows study

Of emergency patients who reported any drug other than marijuana as their primary drug of use, 90.7 percent met the criteria for problematic drug use. [More]
Cannabis use and schizophrenia ‘share genetic risk’

Cannabis use and schizophrenia ‘share genetic risk’

Variants of genes that predispose people to developing schizophrenia also predispose them to using cannabis, a study of more than 2000 people has found. [More]
State highlights: Caring for Texans injured on-the-job; heroin deaths in Md.; pertussis in Calif.

State highlights: Caring for Texans injured on-the-job; heroin deaths in Md.; pertussis in Calif.

In formerly depressed South Texas, gas flares from the fracking boom can be seen from outer space. While Texas has a Division of Workers' Compensation, it is the only state that doesn't require any private employer to carry workers' compensation insurance or a private equivalent, so more than 500,000 people have no occupational benefits when they get injured at work. That means they often rely on charities or taxpayers to pay for their care (Root, 6/29) [More]

Medican Enterprises is in negotiations to purchase 51% of International Herbs Medical Marijuana

Medican Enterprises, Inc. a bio-pharmaceutical company in the emerging global medical marijuana industry is pleased to announce it is currently negotiating the purchase of 51% of International Herbs Medical Marijuana Ltd ("IHMML"). [More]
American Academy of Ophthalmology does not recommend marijuana for glaucoma treatment

American Academy of Ophthalmology does not recommend marijuana for glaucoma treatment

The American Academy of Ophthalmology – the world's largest association of eye physicians and surgeons – is reminding the public that it does not recommend marijuana or other cannabis products for the treatment of glaucoma. [More]