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Aphios, a biotechnology company based in Massachusetts, has announced news today that the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded it a Phase II of a Fast Track SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) grant to manufacture CBD from marijuana. The primary goal of this grant is to is

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Research

Cashinbis host Tim Strombel sits down with Dr. Sue Sisley to talk about her journey into the cannabis world. While Sue has never used cannabis herself, she has seen the impact it has had on her patients. More specifically, veterans suffering from PTSD, as Sue has worked directly with those

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Video

This video was produced and hosted by Fundacion Canna We are proud to provide you this video courtesy of Fundacion Canna which is dedicated to the life and work of  Dr. Raphael Mechoulam.   Dr. Mechoulam isolated THC from Cannabis Sativa L over 50 years ago, conducting research into the chemistry and biology of the world’s

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Research

CannaVest Corporation, a leading manufacturer and distributor of hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) products, today announced it is a proud sponsor of the first graduate student concentrating on hemp research and production at the University of Kentucky. CannaVest strongly supports Kentucky’s continued efforts to revive hemp agriculture in the United States. The

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Canada

The City of Vancouver has received 176 applications for medical marijuana-related businesses after setting out new zoning and business licence regulations in June to address concerns related to public safety. Of these Stage One applications, 69 have the potential to be licenced as compassion clubs, while the remainder have applied

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Research

Many scientists are becoming increasingly frustrated by the disregard of scientific evidence on cannabis use and regulation. To set the record straight, earlier this month the International Centre for Science in Drug Policy (ICSDP), a global network of scientists working on drug policy issues, released two groundbreaking reports evaluating the

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Policy and Legislation

Medical marijuana sold through licensed dispensaries would be tracked from “seed to sale” under new proposed legislation in the Michigan House known as the “Marihuana Tracking Act”. House Bill 4827, introduced by Rep. Klint Kesto on August 18th 2015, would require the state to establish or contract for a marijuana

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Canada

The first P.E.I medical marijuana facility is under construction. Called Canada’s Island Garden, the 24,000-square-foot facility, which will contain two floors for growing cannabis and a 3,600-square-foot office, is slated for completion in November. It is in BioCommons Research Park — a business park which caters to the bioscience industry.

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Society

Kwantlen Polytechnic University in British Columbia will be offering a medical marijuana course this autumn. The course called Introduction to Professional Management of Marijuana for Medical Purposes in Canada, will teach students how to operate a marijuana business under new government regulations, and will feature insight from professionals with experience

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Research

By Brendan Kiley, the Stranger– August 5th 2015. Anthropologists from Washington State University have published new research about medical marijuana use in the Congo Basin. According to their report, the hunter-gatherer Aka people “are characterized by a preference for forest life, polyphonic music… and are generally peaceful and egalitarian with

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