Cannabis News Box

Iowa Governor signs bill expanding THC allowance for medical cannabis patients

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 13, 2020

Patients who are qualified to receive medical cannabis in Iowa are now able to purchase medicine that contains 4.5 grams of the psychoactive cannabinoid THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) within a 90-day period. This is a 1.5 gram increase from the three percent cap that was previously imposed on THC-containing...

First licensed R&D firm in Colorado to study benefits of cannabis for Alzheimer’s disease

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 16, 2020

The City of Denver is now presenting cannabis researchers with an opportunity to apply for a research and development (R&D) license. Although this type of licensing was initially introduced following the passage of House Bill 1367 in 2017, municipalities were allowed to opt-in or opt-out; Denver has officially opted in. An R&D fir...