How CBD is poised to become the next “wonder drug”
Cannabidiol, popularly known as CBD is a drug that is a derivative of the cannabis plant and has become popular because of its therapeutic advantages. The market for CBD continues to grow with sales topping $820 million in 2017 alone. As it stands, the market for Cannabidiol products is... Read more
A quick overview of the medical benefits to cannabis
Despite its reputation, marijuana is not simply a recreational drug. It has many health benefits and is also becoming much more accepted in today’s society. Cannabis has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties. Cannabis is grown naturally and does not have the dangerous side effects that many... Read more
Tree of Life Seeds Introduces REST: CBD + Melatonin and Chamomile Soft Gels
July 2, 2018 – PRESS RELEASE – International precision agriculture provider AgriTask has adapted its novel Agri-platform for use by medical cannabis growers who, unlike other farmers, face a unique regulatory environment. Already in wide use for other crops, the company modified the platform specifically to meet the stringent... Read more
From Forbes: U.S. Senate Votes To Legalize Hemp After Decades-Long Ban Under Marijuana Prohibition
From The non-psychoactive cannabis cousin of marijuana would finally become legal to grow in the United States under a bill overwhelmingly approved by the Senate. The wide-ranging agriculture and food policy legislation known as the Farm Bill, passed by a vote of 86 – 11 on Thursday, contains provisions to legalize the cultivation,... Read more
Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (LXRP) New Patent Application for Enhancement of Delivery of Lipophilic Agents
In recent laboratory testing, Lexaria’s breakthrough discovery evidenced greatly enhanced drug delivery to brain tissue. Nicotine in-vivo (animal) studies showed that up to 560% more nicotine was delivered to brain tissue utilizing DehydraTECHTM than concentration-matched controls lacking DehydraTECHTM enhancements. The study provided evidence of surprising effectiveness in crossing the blood-brain barrier (“BBB”) which the... Read more
Approval of Drug Derived From Cannabis Not Necessarily a Win for the Plant
Cleveland, OH–JUNE 24, 2018 — PRESS RELEASE — The Medical Cannabis Pioneers Picnic will be held at Rid All Green Partnership, a thriving urban farm in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 22, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Guests will enjoy healthy and organic picnic fare, while several certified-to-recommend... Read more
Midwest CannaWomen to Host ‘Medical Cannabis Pioneers Picnic’
Deeply conservative Oklahoma became the 30th U.S. state to legalize medical marijuana after voters approved a ballot initiative by a 57-43 margin on June 26. The move signaled new inroads among Bible Belt constituencies, where, by and large, state policies have restricted medical cannabis use to hemp-derived CBD products... Read more
Ice Cube’s BIG3 basketball league allows players to use CBD for pain relief, recovery
NEW YORK (AP) — The BIG3 says players in the 3-on-3 league of former NBA players are allowed to use cannabidiol, or CBD, for pain management and recovery. Under the change announced Wednesday, the BIG3 becomes what’s believed to be the first professional sports league in the United States... Read more
FDA’s Approval of New Cannabis-Derived Drug Will Pave the Way for Future Medications, CEO Says
Edmonton, AB – June 26, 2018 – PRESS RELEASE – Aurora Cannabis Inc. announced today that it has agreed to a new $200 million debt facility, with a potential upsize to $250 million, with the Bank of Montreal (“BMO”). The facility will consist of a $150 million term loan and... Read more
Pivot Pharma To File Investigational New Drug (IND) Application With U.S. FDA For PVT-005
Cannabinoid Topical Cream For Treatment Of Female Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder VANCOUVER, June 27, 2018 /CNW/ – Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CSE: PVOT / OTCQB: PVOTF / FRA: NPAT) (“Pivot” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it will file an Investigational New Drug (IND) application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Clinical Trial... Read more

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