Friday, September 22, 2017
Industrial hemp in New York

Application Period For New York’s 2018 Industrial Hemp Season Opens

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has invited registrations of interest in the State's Industrial Hemp Agricultural Research Pilot Program. In July, Governor Cuomo signed...
Medicinal marijuana in Arkansas

Arkansas Medical Cannabis Program Turnaround

Just over a month ago, Arkansas' medical cannabis program looked to be in serious trouble - how things have changed over the last couple...
Medicinal marijuana and autism

More Hope For A Cannabis Treatment For Autism

A small observational trial of the use of medicinal cannabis extracts in treating autism has returned positive results. Australia's Zelda Therapeutics sponsored a trial in...
Medical students and cannabis training

U.S. Med Students Not Getting Medical Cannabis Training

While the majority of U.S. states now allow the use of cannabis medicines, a recent study has found medical students aren't receiving training in...
Australian rural doctors and medical marijuana

Australian Rural Doctors Preparing For Medicinal Cannabis

Clearing up confusion regarding medical cannabis will be a key topic at the upcoming Rural Medicine Australia (RMA17) conference in Melbourne. RMA17 is a Rural...

Olivia Newton-John And Lucy Haslam Discuss Medical Cannabis

Singer and Actress Olivia Newton-John and local cannabis crusader Lucy Haslam recently met to discuss issues relating to accessing cannabis medicines in Australia. Olivia Newton-John...
Cashless Medical Marijuana In Hawaii

Hawaii Medicinal Cannabis Goes Cashless

Hawaii Governor David Ige and state Financial Institutions Commissioner Iris Ikeda have announced the state is the first in the nation to implement a...
Medical cannabis could prevent thousands of deaths

US-Wide Legal Medical Cannabis Could Prevent 47,500 Deaths Annually

A recently published paper claims cannabis prohibition is a major cause of premature death in the United States - and the situation needs to...
THC + CBD study

Cannabidiol Counteracts THC’s Negative Effects : Study

Scientists have confirmed cannabidiol (CBD) may provide protection against some of the potential negative effects of abuse of another cannabinoid - THC. Tetrahydrocannabinol is the...
Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment - medical cannabis

Medical Cannabis Protection Threatened In The USA

Protection of legal state medical cannabis programs under the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment was dealt a blow last week - but the battle is far from...

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