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Hemp Oil Benefits

Health and the Benefits Of Hemp OilHemp oil is experiencing a resurgence in popularity as the American populace becomes less fearful of cannabis and i...

California & Colorado's Importance to Legal Cannabis

California and Colorado are - and have been - crucial strongholds in the fight for marijuana legalization. As the pioneering states to embrace Cannabi...

Here's How Medical Cannabis is Revolutionizing Women's Health

Thanks to scientific breakthroughs in medical cannabis research, innovative treatments for female health issues are becoming available to the public. ...

5 Reasons Banks Remain on the Edge of Cannabis Business

“The Green Rush” is upon us. Every day brings us closer to the federal legalization of Marijuana, and depending on which state you reside in, ther...

4 FACTS ABOUT CANNABIS AND EXERCISE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Athletics and cannabis use can easily be perceived - and often are - as incompatible.  Nowadays however, smoking cannabis or eating cannabis-infused ...

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Signs Bill Allowing Cannabis Medicine for PTSD Sufferers

New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie signed a bill into law yesterday - Wednesday September 15th - that adds Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to the list...

New York's Medical Cannabis Program Expands - What's improved & what still needs improvement?

New York's medical cannabis program - known as the Compassionate Care Act - has received criticism since its inception in 2014. Even once Governor Cuo...

Ricky Williams: champion of cannabis continues to challenge the NFL's stigma.

The Football season is underway once more, which means plenty of entertainment, but also a continuation of the medical cannabis vs. NFL battle. Sports...

As DEA rejects latest efforts to reschedule Cannabis, ambiguity abounds.

Remember in April when the Drug Enforcement Agency claimed they would examine the scheduling of Cannabis in the first half of 2016?That deadline passe...

8 States with a chance to reconsider cannabis.

2016 is proving to be a real year of change in the political environment of cannabis : not only will our nation elect a new president by the end of th...

What Is The Endocannabinoid System?

During the 1990’s a group of scientists in Israel discovered a complex and widespread system of neuro-transmitters in the human body. They noticed t...

THC & CBD - A Formidable Tag Team in the Fight Against Disease

THC and CBD are easily cannabis’s most well known compounds - by now most people who have considered using cannabis as a medicine are aware of the e...

CBGA - The Precursor To All Cannabinoids

CBG-A, or Cannabigerolic Acid is the primordial phyto-cannabinoid. It is the compound in cannabis from which all the plant’s other naturally occurri...

With Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Bill Approved, Half of America Is Now Legal

Governor Kasich Approves Ohio MMJ BillThe push towards state-wide medicinal marijuana legalization made great strides this week. On Wednesday, June 9t...

Ohio Passes New Medical Cannabis Bill

Ohio has recently been in the bizarre situation of suspending a medical cannabis campaign - because it’s lawmakers have already passed what the Mari...

Benefits Of Whole Plant Medicine - Why Using The Full Spectrum Of Cannabis Compounds Is Medically Valuable.

While certain ailments may benefit from narrow spectrum formulations of cannabis and its constituent parts, most illnesses that currently allow cannab...

How To Get A Medical Cannabis Card In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is the latest state to approve cannabis for medical use, with SB3 set to go into effect on the May 17th, 2016. Although the Pennsylvania ...

In Search of a Proper Dosage: Advocates Seek to Create a Standard Unit of Highness

To say medical marijuana has made modest strides over the last year would be a gross understatement. With a total of 25 states and regions with legali...

Medical Marijuana Program in New York Continues to Face Criticism

New York State’s medical marijuana program officially took effect in January to a chorus of mixed reviews. While many activists have praised New Yor...

Pennsylvania Enacts Medical Marijuana Program

Pennsylvania made waves on Sunday when it became the 24th state in the country to sign a medical marijuana program into law. The Medical Marijuana Act...

The Clinical Progression Of Medicinal Cannabis Treatment

Background When President Richard Nixon signed the Controlled Substances Act in 1970, marijuana was designated as a schedule I drug. Drugs in this ...

Happiness Gene Found in THC

Japanese scientists have discovered that a component of THC can be found within human genetics. A polymorph of the CB1 genotype in the human cannab...

Top 5 IT Trends Cannabis Tech Must Consider

With cannabis tech startups of all nature sprouting up in the United States, the need to stay on top of the latest IT trends regardless of market nich...

Bringing the e-patient movement to medical marijuana

Medical cannabis patients have the power of digital technology to fuel their quest for better healthcare, which is forcing the industry to keep pace w...

Internet of Things Meets Marijuana

As a tech company in an emerging market, we’re often asked to comment on the role of the “Internet of Things” (#IoT for all you social maniacs) ...

A Vermont Medical School Becomes the First to Offer a Medical Marijuana Course

The University of Vermont  (UVM) garnered national media attention this month when it became one of the nation’s first medical schools to offer an ...

Hottest Sectors Within Cannabis Technology

As public perception towards medical marijuana starts to shift, cannabis startups are taking center stage in the world of entrepreneurship and venture...

Could Legalized Cannabis be Reducing Obesity?

Could legalized marijuana help stave off America’s obesity epidemic? Contrary to popular belief, new research indicates that this may be the case. ...

What 23andMe's FDA Approval Means for Medical Marijuana

Personal genetics company 23andMe is back in the business of direct-to-consumer health testing kits, after a two-year hiatus of its core business at t...

Cannabis Technology: Exchange Platforms

Unprecedented growth in cannabis markets has presented a need for regulation, standardization and commodification of both raw cannabis and any other b...

Tennessee Republican Advocates Cannabis for Veterans with PTSD

It was a long fight, but earlier this year one of the most conservative states in the nation passed a medical marijuana program into law. The program ...

States with Legal Marijuana See Reduction in Painkiller-Related Deaths

Could legalized medical marijuana be making a dent in painkiller-related deaths in America? A new study published by the Journal of the American Medic...

Federal Government Offers New Guidelines for Doctors Regarding Testing Patients for Marijuana

It’s no secret that the Federal Government is trying to crack down on the prescription opioid addiction epidemic holding the United States in its gr...