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he Pennsylvania Department of Health has issued new regulations for medical marijuana clinical research programs. The regulations, released Friday, outline the process for an accredited medical school with an acute care hospital to become an approved “Academic Clinical Research Center” that can engage in medical marijuana-related research projects with “clinical registrants,” an entity that can […]
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 […]
INVICTUS MD STRATEGIES CORP. (“Invictus” or the “Company”) (TSXV: IMH; OTC: IVITF; FRA: 8IS1) announced today that rock ‘n’ roll legend and marketing and branding innovator Gene Simmons, co-founder of KISS: America’s #1 Gold Record Award Winning Group of all time, has joined Invictus as Chief Evangelist Officer. The partnership involves Simmons’ leadership in a […]
January was a great month for the cannabis industry, despite Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to rescind the Cole Memo, an Obama-era memorandum that essentially protected state-legal cannabis businesses from federal prosecution. Marijuana companies received more than $1.2 billion in investments over the first five weeks of the year, matching deals for all of 2016. […]
When talking about the fastest-growing industries in North America, marijuana is often near or at the top of the list. According to recently released data from cannabis research firm ArcView, in partnership with BDS Analytics, the legal weed industry in North America is projected to grow by a whopping 28% per year through 2021. If […]
Whether you call it weed, marijuana, pot, or something else, it’s clear that the business of cannabis is shifting. Its long-awaited legalization in pockets across the country has created an above-ground market for a product that served its users well even when it was shrouded in illegality and stigma. Advocates who know the business well […]
Story Highlights: The brain goes through critical periods of development during childhood and adolescence, and exposure to THC during this time is an environmental risk factor for schizophrenia. While some studies claim that cannabis use plays a causal role in schizophrenia development, it can’t be ruled out that those who are more likely to develop […]