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Scientists explore the benefits of treating ADHD with cannabis

Scientists explore the benefits of treating ADHD with cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 8, 2019

Did you know that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most commonly diagnosed disorders in children? Statistics show that approximately 5-7 percent of children and adolescents have been diagnosed around the world, as well as 3.5 percent of adults. Studies have revealed how cannabis m...

10 studies detailing the therapeutic effects of CBD

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 8, 2019

The CBD market is growing. A unique cannabinoid that harbors potential as a treatment for an ever-growing list of ailments and chronic conditions, 'cannabidiol' is a therapeutic powerhouse. CBD may be one of hundreds of cannabinoids contained in the cannabis plant, but there is something quite special ...

Jamaica releases regulations for medical cannabis exports

Jamaica releases regulations for medical cannabis exports

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 3, 2019

The rules for Jamaica's Medical cannabis exports are expected to be finalized within the next few weeks. This news comes following an announcement made by Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw. Medical cannabis exports in Jamaica are an eagerly anticipated feat, with a number of stakeholders patiently waiting ...

Wisconsin lawmakers welcome medical cannabis bill

Wisconsin lawmakers welcome medical cannabis bill

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 3, 2019

On Friday, September 20, lawmakers in Wisconsin introduced a medical cannabis bill that would permit patients’ access to pharmaceutical-grade products, so long as they register for enrolment with the state. Lawmakers also pushed for the development of a licensing system for cannabis cultivators....

New Zealand is leaning towards recreational cannabis legalization for 2020

New Zealand is leaning towards recreational cannabis legalization for 2020

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 3, 2019

A vote set to take place in November 2020 could result in adult-use cannabis being legalized throughout New Zealand.  The news comes after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern revealed his plans to host a referendum for recreational cannabis legalization in New Zealand; $13.4 million dollars has been f...

U.K. CBD supplement market is a contender for the entire British herbal supplement market

U.K. CBD supplement market is a contender for the entire British herbal supplement market

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 3, 2019

Cannabidiol is making its mark on the United Kingdom, with data indicating that the U.K. CBD market is currently overshadowing two significant segments of the health and wellness markets – Vitamin C and Vitamin D. Based on the findings of a recent survey, the U.K. CBD market already has a stagger...

CBD as a post-workout recovery tool: What the research says

CBD as a post-workout recovery tool: What the research says

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 3, 2019

Athletes and fitness fanatics are swapping workout supplements for CBD. An influx of CBD products are entering the market following the removal of this non-psychoactive cannabinoid from the list of banned substances for professional athletes.  This reclassification of CBD was effectuated by the World Anti-D...

GW Pharmaceuticals gains approval from European Commission for EPIDYOLEX®

GW Pharmaceuticals gains approval from European Commission for EPIDYOLEX®

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 2, 2019

British drugs company GW Pharmaceuticals celebrated approval for its cannabinoid-based epilepsy medicine EPIDYOLEX® back in June 2018 in the United States.  Now, EPIDYOLEX has also gained approval from the European Commission, thus allowing the epilepsy treatment to be prescribed to diagnosed pat...

Massachusetts regulators approve cannabis delivery services and social cafes

Massachusetts regulators approve cannabis delivery services and social cafes

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 2, 2019

If things go to plan for a group of cannabis advocates in Massachusetts, the state could soon transform into a haven for cannabis culture.  An advisory panel recently voted 5 to 2 in an effort that will hopefully urge regulators to distribute licenses among business owners who wish to open regular ...

Judge invites nonresidents to participate in New Mexico’s medical cannabis program

Judge invites nonresidents to participate in New Mexico’s medical cannabis program

October 1, 2019

Individuals living outside New Mexico can now apply to participate in the state’s medical cannabis program. A Permanent Writ of Mandamus court order was certified by Santa Fe District Court Judge Bryan Biedscheid on Monday, September 23. The Writ of Mandamus removed the rule that restricted New M...

House looks set to approve cannabis banking bill, Senate approval could be difficult

House looks set to approve cannabis banking bill, Senate approval could be difficult

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 1, 2019

Less than a week ago, the Democratic-steered House of Representatives voted in favor of a bill's passing that would safeguard banking institutions involved in the cannabis industry. This is a victorious moment for licensed cannabis business owners, who have been left with no option but to operate in c...

Colombia is metamorphosing into a prominent medical cannabis producer

Colombia is metamorphosing into a prominent medical cannabis producer

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 30, 2019

Colombia is tapping into the "Green Rush", with the South American country bestowing numerous licenses upon cannabis cultivators since 2017. The number of licensed cannabis growers is swelling in Colombia, increasing from 60 – when licenses were first being issued in 2017 – to more than 300 as ...

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