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Tilray is taking its CBD partnership With Anheuser-Busch InBev to the next level

Tilray is taking its CBD partnership With Anheuser-Busch InBev to the next level

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 23, 2019

Tilray (NASDAQ: TLRY) and Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) are on a mission to dominate the growing CBD market. The Canadian cannabis producer and American brewing giant have announced that they will continue collaborating for the production and marketing of CBD-infused beverages. Drinks developed ...

Governor approves California’s cannabis tax fairness bill, dismisses cannabis in hospitals

Governor approves California’s cannabis tax fairness bill, dismisses cannabis in hospitals

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 23, 2019

On Saturday, October 12, California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) revealed that he had signed numerous cannabis-related bills into effect. One of those bills will permit legal cannabis companies to benefit from additional tax deductions. Up until Gov. Newsom approved of the bill, cannabis cultivators,...

Nevada governor to ramp up restrictions for legal cannabis marketplace

Nevada governor to ramp up restrictions for legal cannabis marketplace

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 23, 2019

On Friday, October 11, Democratic Governor Steve Sisolak of Nevada revealed that he would be enforcing tighter regulations for the state's budding legal cannabis market. The news comes following reports of foreign national funneling donations towards the election of two political candidates in 2018. Bo...

Cannabis breathalyzer devices set to hit the market in 2020

Cannabis breathalyzer devices set to hit the market in 2020

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 23, 2019

Drunk drivers are usually the ones who are faced with a breathalyzer test when caught driving under the influence but now, cannabis consumers will be breathalyzed too. Two companies – Hound Labs of California and a Canadian company called SannTek – are working hard to prevent instances of driving...

Researchers demonstrate how CBD hinders psychoactivity of THC

Researchers demonstrate how CBD hinders psychoactivity of THC

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 23, 2019

Scientists have known for a while that cannabis’ non-psychoactive cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD) may counteract the psychoactive effects of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). However, the proof has not been solid… until now. A fresh study on rodent models was recently published in the Journal of Neuros...

World’s first study on cannabis and dementia set to commence in Perth

World’s first study on cannabis and dementia set to commence in Perth

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 23, 2019

A number of cannabis developments are happening in Australia right now. The country’s capital, Canberra, recently decriminalized weed. Soon, researchers will carry out the world’s first ever medical trial into the effects of using cannabis to treat dementia. The study could provide hope to the many dem...

Study says more people are using cannabis for medical purposes than for social enjoyment

Study says more people are using cannabis for medical purposes than for social enjoyment

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 23, 2019

Cannabis legalization is unfolding across the United States. So far, 33 U.S. states and the District of Columbia have legalized the plant for medical purposes. This figure is projected to rise as more research is carried out into the plant’s therapeutic qualities.  Despite the fact that recreational use has a...

Missouri will not deprive cannabis consumers of welfare benefits

Missouri will not deprive cannabis consumers of welfare benefits

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 21, 2019

Following a months-long review by Governor Mike Parson’s Administration, Missourians who claim welfare money will still be entitled to obtain medical cannabis. A statement detailing the Administration's new ruling was submitted to the Post-Dispatch. It outlined how individuals enrolled in Missouri's Temp...

Canada’s cannabis industry contributed $8.26 billion to country’s GDP as of July

Canada’s cannabis industry contributed $8.26 billion to country’s GDP as of July

October 17, 2019

This month, Statistics Canada released information detailing the economic influence that legalization has had on Canada’s economy. By July 2019, a whopping $8.26 billion was contributed to the country's gross domestic product (GDP) from legal cannabis sales. This is a noticeable increase from the $...

Medical cannabis patients in Ohio complain of their medicine being too pricey

Medical cannabis patients in Ohio complain of their medicine being too pricey

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 17, 2019

The cost of medical cannabis in Ohio is deterring patients from paying for their medicine. This is based on the results of a survey carried out by the Ohio State University's Drug Enforcement Policy Center. Conducted in collaboration with the nonprofit pro-cannabis group Harm Reduction Ohio, the survey ...

Illinois lawmakers are helping residents of disproportionately impacted areas benefit from cannabis reform

Illinois lawmakers are helping residents of disproportionately impacted areas benefit from cannabis reform

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 17, 2019

The Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) has informed Illinois residents of the requirements for social equity program eligibility. Individuals will be considered as social equity applicants if they are deemed to come from 'disproportionately impacted areas'. Eligible applicants ...

Illegally-sold cannabis vape cartridges test positive for toxic chemical

Illegally-sold cannabis vape cartridges test positive for toxic chemical

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 15, 2019

A cannabis testing facility in California has detected hydrogen cyanide in black market-sold cartridges. The news, which was first reported by NBC News, has surfaced amidst the vape-lung crisis that has cost many Americans their lives and left thousands hooked up to oxygen machines in the hospital. ...

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