A chemical in marijuana may be able to help prevent colon cancer, according to a new study from University of South Carolina researchers. The study found that mice injected with THC and a cancer-causing chemical did not develop cancer. Mice in a control group were injected with the carcinogen but no THC, causing them to Read more about Study: Cannabis may help prevent colon cancer[…]
The new reforms will lower the price of medical cannabis and removes CBD from a list of banned substances. Israel currently allows medical use of cannabis, yet recreational use remains illegal.
The “father of cannabis research,” revealed his latest discovery, cannabidiolic acid methyl ester (EPM301), causing a wave of excitement around the future of medicinal cannabis. The compound in question was presented in partnership with EPM, a biotechn company that aims to bridge the gap between the cannabis and pharmaceutical industries.
Medical cannabis is technically legal in New York, and has been since 2014. However, medical marijuana exists under very restrictions.
New York has the most cases in the country and a stay-at-home order is in effect until May 15. But as in many other states, medical marijuana program is considered an essential business, and companies can stay open.
New research shows that the amount of cannabidiol found in CBD products can vary dramatically by purchase location, with gas stations faring worse and delivering only 40% of the labeled potency. Fully 60% of items purchased at these retailers had no detectable CBD.
Staten Island’s first medical marijuana dispensary is working hard to blend into the surrounding community. Plans to open Staten Island’s first dispensary began six years ago, after Governor Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act legalizing medical marijuana.
The cannabinoid CBG has been found to defeat MRSA, according to a new study. During the research, scientists tested 18 cannabinoids including CBG, which is non-psychoactive.
Medical cannabis products were exported from Israel, one year after the government approved overseas sales. The state could earn between NIS 1b.-NIS 4b. per year from cannabis exports, according to some estimates.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo pledged for the second year in a row to legalize recreational marijuana. If successful, NY will become the nation’s 12th state to do so.