Though many medical marijuana advocates claim that the plant can help encourage neurogenesis, or brain cell regrowth, new research suggests humans cannot tap into this Wolverine-like ability. Cannabis can regrow brain cells, so the argument goes. It’s become a favorite claim for supporters of medical weed, but there’s a catch. It may be a myth. […]
The floodgates opened Tuesday at the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission as two lawsuits were filed against it and letters continued pouring in protesting the commission’s process for licensing the state’s first legal cannabis growers. The deluge of legal complaints by rejected marijuana cultivation applicants has long been expected by industry insiders, and they came on […]
In an effort to help people reduce or clear their criminal records, the Drug Policy Alliance is hosting a series of four free record expungement fairs in the Greater Los Angeles area. These events are a sponsored project of MedMen Enterprises. California’s marijuana legalization law allows people to retroactively reduce or clear marijuana convictions for […]
It is time to end the war on drugs and the social ailments that comes with it: crime, health issues, homelessness and premature deaths. We have the means to accomplish this, just legalize drugs and treat it as the health issue it is, which addiction is. In 2001, Portugal decriminalized drugs much to the consternation […]
Nevada’s recreational marijuana market is blooming ahead of expectations. Retailers there sold close to $200M of cannabis between July and December of 2017. That’s significantly quicker growth than Washington state and Colorado, which sold $67M and $114M respectively in their first six months of legal adult use cannabis sales. The state of Nevada has collected […]
Las Vegas, NV– (Marketwired – December 7, 2017) – mCig, Inc. (OTCMKTS:MCIG), a diversified company servicing the legal cannabis markets, announced today that the company’s CEO has agreed to invest more than $500,000 into OBITX, Inc., formerly known as GigeTech, Inc., a majority owned subsidiary of MCIG. The funds will be used by the company to purchase the […]
Las Vegas, NV — (November 29, 2017) – mCig, Inc. (OTCMKTS:MCIG), a diversified company servicing the legal cannabis markets, announced today that the company has entered into a definitive Joint Venture agreement with Empire Farm’s FarmOn! Foundation in Copake New York. Together the partnership has formed NYAcres, Inc., a corporation 80% owned by mCig, Inc, focused on hemp propagation, production, […]
EAGLE COUNTY — Colorado grows almost 40 percent of all the hemp in the country, and more than twice as much as any other state. Not to be confused with its more famous and psychotropic cousin, marijuana, hemp is used for items ranging from medication and medical research to textiles. Advocacy group Vote Hemp’s 2017 Hemp […]
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The U.S. marijuana industry has witnessed a number of major changes over the past two-plus decades. Since 1996, when California became the first ...