History of Cannabis Regulation

History of Cannabis Regulation

The support for cannabis legalization is growing every year as more countries continue to explore opportunities within the cannabis industry. In particular, the North American region is witnessing an immense swelling of support for legalization. For instance, last year Canada’s federal government decided to legalize adult-use cannabis, making it the second nation to ever do so. Now, […]

Cannabis Using Seniors are ‘Binge Drinking’

Cannabis Using Seniors are ‘Binge Drinking’

A new study finds that more than 10% of people over 65 anni are ‘binge drinking’ behind their use of cannabis. Among seniors, binges are most common in men and those who use cannabis, researchers found. Experts said the trend is troubling, because older people should be cutting back on alcohol. “Many organizations, such as […]

Last Week in the Cannabis Industry, Marijuana Money

Last Week in the Cannabis Industry, Marijuana Money

This was one of the most significant weeks for cannabis in recent history, as the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of an amendment that would stop the federal government and its agencies from interfering with legal cannabis programs, individuals and businesses in compliance with state, territorial or tribal cannabis laws. In addition, the House passed amendments that would take […]

Best Medical Cannabis For Dogs

Best Medical Cannabis For Dogs

It’s no surprise that CBD has been blowing up over the past few years, with more and more patients crowding the market each day. Many claim the drug to be miraculous as it helps many people with medical issues such as seizures, anxiety, and much more, but a company out of Los Angeles, California (UrthLeaf) seems to […]

Cannabis and Social Responsibility

Cannabis and Social Responsibility

World’s first responsible cannabis framework released at World Cannabis Congress. New certification standards will encourage and validate actions by members of the global cannabis industry to advance environmental stewardship, social responsibility and good governance, delegates of the second annual World Cannabis Congress heard today.  The Global Cannabis Partnership (GCP), a collaboration of leaders in the government-sanctioned cannabis industry, released today […]

Cannabis Sales In Nevada Hitting New Records

Cannabis Sales In Nevada Hitting New Records

Digipath, Inc.(OTCQB: DIGP), a service-oriented independent testing laboratory, data analytics and media firm focused on the developing cannabis and hemp markets, is pleased to announce that The Nevada Department of Taxation has reported marijuana sales results for 2018 and 2019 to date here; showing a continuing increase in volume in the state. This corresponds with the increased […]

dosist™ Cannabis Store Expansion To Los Angeles

dosist™ Cannabis Store Expansion To Los Angeles

Award-winning wellness company dosist™ today announced the launch of its second wellness experience located on West 3rd Street in the heart of Los Angeles, California. The opening follows the brand’s first of its kind flagship property on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice and is the latest initiative in the company’s commitment to educating global consumers. “Our wellness experiences are […]

Cannabis and Technology

Cannabis and Technology

Cannabis technology companies have created innovative products that tap into a handful of sectors from cultivation and extraction to manufacturing and retail. While the industry is still within its infancy stage due to enforced international regulations, many countries have moved forward and begun to legalize cannabis for medical use. Compared to the more saturated markets, […]

Garden Remedies Marlborough Cannabis

Garden Remedies Marlborough Cannabis

Garden Remedies Marlborough Massachusetts will open for its 1st day of adult use cannabis sales this Sunday, June 9, from noon to 5 p.m. Regular hours of operation going forward are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Garden Remedies is also inviting the public to save the date […]

Expanding The Female Career Opportunities In Cannabis

Expanding The Female Career Opportunities In Cannabis

Women Grow and Columbia Care advises attendees of the upcoming women Grow 2019 Leadership Summit (WGLS) on June 7-8, 2019  in Washington, D.C., to bring resumes and update their LinkedIn profiles. Women Grow, the largest professional networking company in the cannabis industry has teamed up with Columbia Care, one of the most experienced medical cannabis cultivators, manufacturers and providers of medical marijuana products, to offer […]

OTCQX Cannabis Index

OTCQX Cannabis Index

OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced the launch of the OTCQX® Cannabis Index (.OTCQXMJ), a new performance benchmark for cannabis companies trading on the OTCQX Best Market. The OTCQX Cannabis Index is designed to highlight for investors the diversity of high-quality Cannabis companies that […]

Cannabis Vs Cancer

Cannabis Vs Cancer

The human body has natural cannabinoid receptors, we make these compounds naturally and cannabinoids are integral to supporting our optimal health when produced in appropriate amounts. Cannabis has a history of traditional use as a botanical medicine. The term medical marijuana refers to the use of whole, unprocessed plant and pure extract to treat disease […]

Wall Street Analysts await Cannabis Banking Vote in Congress This Week

Wall Street Analysts await Cannabis Banking Vote in Congress This Week

FLASH: The House is likely to pass the bill, but there is a less-than-25% chance cannabis legislation becomes law. Wall Street analysts are keeping a close watch on a House committee vote scheduled Tuesday on a bill to get cannabis industry cash off the streets and into bank accounts. Called the ‘SAFE Act,’ the measure […]

Brewers Search for Growth, Eye Cannabis Infusions

Brewers Search for Growth, Eye Cannabis Infusions

$BUD, $TAP, $STZ, $TLRY The brewers of Budweiser, Coors and other large-scale brewers are placing their bets on cannabis as a way to fight saturated markets and shifting consumer trends. For years, the industry’s largest players struggled with stagnating markets and shifting consumer tastes. Anheuser-Busch InBev, Molson Coors and Corona brewer Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ) have […]

A-B, Tilray Form Alliance to Research Cannabis Development for Beverages

A-B, Tilray Form Alliance to Research Cannabis Development for Beverages

$BUD, $TLRY Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD) the world’s largest brewer, and Canadian marijuana producer Tilray Inc (NYSE:TLRY) are partnering in a $100-M JV to research cannabis-infused non-alcoholic drinks for the Canadian market, the 2 companies said Wednesday. The alliance, the latest in a string of deals by global alcohol and tobacco giants in Canada’s cannabis sector, […]

US Congress Quietly Passed a Law that Likely Signals a ‘Boom’ for the $1-B Cannabis-based CBD Industry

US Congress Quietly Passed a Law that Likely Signals a ‘Boom’ for the $1-B Cannabis-based CBD Industry

This week, the plant that’s nearly identical to marijuana is set to become legal to grow in the US.  Thanks to the US Farm Bill, which the House passed Wednesday in a 369-47 vote, American farmers will be able to plant and harvest hemp, a strain of the same plant species from which marijuana originates. The bill passed […]

America’s Pet Owners Seek Cannabis for Their Pets

America’s Pet Owners Seek Cannabis for Their Pets

America’s Pet Owners Seek Cannabis for Their Pets Pet owners claim cannabis-based extracts, ointments and edibles lead to drastic improvements in pets once debilitated by arthritis, seizures, anxiety and other ailments Federal and state laws can make it difficult for veterinarians to access cannabis products for pets, and many are reluctant to discuss it with […]

A Successful Regulated Market Growing Up Around Cannabis 

A Successful Regulated Market Growing Up Around Cannabis 

A Successful Regulated Market Growing Up Around Cannabis $AMZN, $TAP, $NKE, $TLRY, $CGC, $STZ Michigan’s vote Tuesday to become the 10th US state where the recreational use of cannabis is legal is adding more momentum to a trend that some investors say is inevitable: that marijuana will become legal nationwide within the next 5 years. […]

Canadian Cannabis Companies Report Record Sales Post-Legalization

Canadian Cannabis Companies Report Record Sales Post-Legalization

Canadian Cannabis Companies Report Record Sales Post-Legalization It has been a little more than a week since recreational cannabis sales were launched in Canada, and already the policy has become a big hit. Millions of dollars in cannabis sales have already been recorded, and in the province of British Columbia alone there have been more […]

Aurora Cannabis Plans US Stock Listing in October

Aurora Cannabis Plans US Stock Listing in October

Aurora Cannabis Plans US Stock Listing in October $ACBFF, $TLRY, $KO, $SZT Canada’s Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ABC) said Thursday it planned a US listing of its shares in October, as it looks to cash in on strong investor appetite for marijuana producers. Interest has boomed in Canada’s marijuana companies ahead of legalization of recreational cannabis […]

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Cannabis Deal Coming?

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Cannabis Deal Coming?

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Cannabis Deal Coming? This brings us to the Rumor of the Day in the cannabis market: a potential deal between Coca Cola Co. and Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX: ACB). While a Coca Cola official has issued a statement saying that management “have no interest in marijuana or cannabis”, this news is […]

It is Very Expensive to Hedge Cannabis Stocks

It is Very Expensive to Hedge Cannabis Stocks

It is Very Expensive to Hedge Cannabis Stocks $TLRY, $MJ, $SZT, $SPY Stock investors caught up in the cannabis craze has driven marijuana stocks to record highs, options traders are paying the most ever to hedge against a fall. Skyrocketing marijuana stocks have driven the $560-M ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (MJ), up more than 60% […]

US Researchers Turn to Canada for Quality Cannabis Extracts

US Researchers Turn to Canada for Quality Cannabis Extracts

US Researchers Turn to Canada for Quality Cannabis Extracts $TLRY, $GWPH The US government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new path for American researchers who have trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. The University of California San Diego’s Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research announced […]

Medical Cannabis Effective in Treating a Wide Range of Health Conditions

Medical Cannabis Effective in Treating a Wide Range of Health Conditions

Medical Cannabis Effective in Treating a Wide Range of Health Conditions Utilizing new mobile application technology, researchers at The University of New Mexico found that medical cannabis provides immediate symptom relief across dozens of health symptoms with relatively minimal negative side effects. In 2 recent studies titled, “Patient-Reported Symptom Relief Following Medical Cannabis Consumption,” and […]

Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE:STZ) Gives Canadian Cannabis Company Legitimacy and Cash

Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE:STZ) Gives Canadian Cannabis Company Legitimacy and Cash

Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE:STZ) Gives Canadian Cannabis Company Legitimacy and Cash $STZ, $CGC, $ACBFF Canopy Growth Corp.’s  (CGC) CEO, Bruce Linton expects 1 “Google-like company” to dominate the legal cannabis industry. Canopy’s transformative deal with Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE:STZ) has given it legitimacy, clout and a cash hoard that has widened the gap with its competitors. […]

Get Ready, the Cannabis Cocktail Soon at Your Neighborhood Bar

Get Ready, the Cannabis Cocktail Soon at Your Neighborhood Bar

Get Ready, the Cannabis Cocktail Soon at Your Neighborhood Bar $STX Today, marijuana producers are betting an increasing number of people would rather pour a drink infused with cannabis oil than spirits. There are plans in the workd to develop a product-testing and manufacturing center to explore using cannabis in everything from iced teas, juices […]

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis and Cryptocurrencies

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis and Cryptocurrencies

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis, and Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD $CME, $CBOE The world’s wealthiest investors are looking to expand their holdings in volatile digital coins, despite a mismatch in the group’s knowledge surrounding the asset class. The latest annual Wealth Report survey by Knight Frank indicated that 21% of wealth advisers and private bankers said their clients increased investments in cryptocurrencies in Y 2017, […]

Big Tobacco Enters the Legal Cannabis Business in Canada

Big Tobacco Enters the Legal Cannabis Business in Canada

Big Tobacco Enters the Legal Cannabis Business in Canada $AOI, $SZT While not a household name, a big US tobacco firm, Alliance One International Inc. (NYSE:AOI) has 1-upped its better known and much larger tobacco sellers by acquiring stakes in 2 Canadian firms involved in that country’s medical marijuana market. The acquisitions of the marijuana-related […]

Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition Opens in Los Angeles

Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition Opens in Los Angeles

The Cannabis World Congress & Business Expositions (CWCBExpo) in Los Angeles is the leading event on the West Coast for the legalized adult use, medical marijuana, and industrial hemp industries. For three days and all under one roof, CWCBExpo LA features education, information, and products for navigating and prospering in this high growth industry. Taking place in California, […]

ASX – Pet Owners To Have Legal Cannabis In The Near Future

ASX – Pet Owners To Have Legal Cannabis In The Near Future

Pet owners may soon be one step closer to accessing medical cannabis as a pain-reliever for their furry friends thanks to CannPal, a Sydney-based pharmatech startup that is looking to raise $6 million when it lists on the Australian Securities Exchange later this year. CannPal wants to develop cannabis-based products to aid veterinarians in administering […]

Medical Cannabis and Reduced Prescription Use

Medical Cannabis and Reduced Prescription Use

Medical Cannabis and Reduced Prescription Use In a soon-to-be published article in the *Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, *University of New Mexico researchers, in collaboration with Industrial Rehabilitation Clinics of Albuquerque, followed patients who enrolled voluntarily in the New Mexico state medical cannabis program and found that they significantly reduced their utilization of […]

Hemp CBD Vs Cannabis CBD, the Difference

Hemp CBD Vs Cannabis CBD, the Difference

Hemp CBD Vs Cannabis CBD, the Difference CBD stands for phytocannabinoid Cannabidiol. It has come into the medical cannabis scene like no other natural compound has ever done. CBD has received lots of media attention over the past few years; however, there are many people that have questions about it: Below is everything one need […]

Future Uncertain, as Speculators Pour Money into Cannabis Industry

Future Uncertain, as Speculators Pour Money into Cannabis Industry

Future Uncertain, as Speculators Pour Money into Cannabis Industry The adversarial stance of The Trump Administration’s toward cannabis has yellow lights flashing in the growing industry, but speculators’ money continues to pour in. Marijuana focused companies raised more than $731-M between 1 January and 21 April, an almost 7X increase from the same frame last […]

Basic Cannabis Questions Answered

Basic Cannabis Questions Answered

Basic Cannabis Questions Answered There are lots of questions from people who want to know anything and everything about Cannabis. Questions range from the basics of finding and consuming cannabis to advanced growing techniques and extraction methods. Let us start by answering some of the basic questions. Cannabis affects everyone differently. Different strains and methods […]

Cannabis Benchmarks®Annual Review & Outlook of Wholesale Prices

Cannabis Benchmarks®Annual Review & Outlook of Wholesale Prices

Cannabis Benchmarks®Annual Review & Outlook of Wholesale Prices Cannabis Benchmarks® Latest Edition of its Annual Review & Outlook analyzes wholesale prices, and the factors shaping wholesale markets in Y 2017 Cannabis Benchmarks®, a division of New Leaf Data Services, LLC and the Cannabis industry’s only independent assessor of wholesale prices. This annual report analyzes the […]

Investor Caution Urged, Future of Cannabis Industry Unclear

Investor Caution Urged, Future of Cannabis Industry Unclear

Investor Caution Urged, Future of Cannabis Industry Unclear $GWPH, $INSY, $ACBFF, $AXIM, $SLTK Looking for The Trump Administration to crack down on Recreational Marijuana The cannabis industry analysts urge caution, saying it is difficult to estimate how many marijuana businesses will be shuttered by the strict Law & Order Trump Administration DOJ as begins enforcing federal laws […]

The DC Cannabis Coalition Gifting Marijuana on Inauguration Day

The DC Cannabis Coalition Gifting Marijuana on Inauguration Day

The DC Cannabis Coalition Gifting Marijuana on Inauguration Day A group that supports the legalization of Marijuana will hand out free “joints” in Washington, DS on Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day, January 20, according to news reports. The DC Cannabis Coalition will start the handouts at 8:00a, then the group will march to the National Mall. […]

Canna Angels, LLC Announces Launch as Cannabis Legalization Expands Across the Country

Canna Angels, LLC Announces Launch as Cannabis Legalization Expands Across the Country

Canna Angels, LLC Announces Launch as Cannabis Legalization Expands Across the Country Canna Angels, LLC, an auspicious angel investment consortium focused solely on businesses within and supportive of the cannabis industry, announces its much-anticipated launch. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the company matches cannabis-centered startups with accredited investors looking to participate in a […]

CBD Industry Companies Experiencing Fast Growth

CBD Industry Companies Experiencing Fast Growth

Cannabis has become the Gold Rush of 2019. Legalization in North America, growing acceptance in the global community, and sizable interest from corporate America is quickly fueling a sizable boom, especially when it comes to skincare. “There is a great deal of room for innovation in his sector, and topicals and beauty products are expected […]

CBD Lip Balm Passes European Union Compliance – Strong Market Growth Expected

CBD Lip Balm Passes European Union Compliance – Strong Market Growth Expected

Yield Growth Announces its Lip Balm with Hemp Oil Passes European Union Compliance Review and 250,000 Units now being Manufactured Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – August 19, 2019) – The Yield Growth Corp. (CSE: BOSS) (OTCQB: BOSQF) (FSE: YG3) is pleased to announce that its Urban Juve Lip Balm with Hemp Oil can now be […]

Europe’s CBD Market To Skyrocket 400%

Europe’s CBD Market To Skyrocket 400%

Demand for CBD is on the rise all over the world.In Europe, for example, the market is on course to grow 400% over the next four years, according to theBrightfieldGroup. “CBD is just starting to take hold in Europe, with both product availability and consumer awareness still quite limited. This is a great opportunity for […]

Marijuana’s Evolution Into The Mainstream Market

Marijuana’s Evolution Into The Mainstream Market

The increasing acceptance of cannabidiol or CBD has pushed the overall cannabis industry into mainstream markets. Previously, CBD was listed as a Schedule 1 drug, meaning it was among one of the most heavily regulated substances in the world. However, through extensive research, scientists have concluded that CBD can actually have medical benefits. Researchers have […]

Sunniva Operations Update – OTC (SNNVF)

Sunniva Operations Update – OTC (SNNVF)

Sunniva Inc. (CSE: SNN) (OTCQB: SNNVF), a North American provider of cannabis products and services, today provided an operational update and outlook for its U.S. operations. Sunniva California Campus The Company has recently been advised by our general contractor that connection of certain utilities to the glasshouse in Cathedral City, California have been delayed for several months. In […]

THC Antidote Soon Ready For Distribution

THC Antidote Soon Ready For Distribution

Target Group Inc. (“Target Group” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: CBDY) is pleased to announce, that effective August 8, 2019, it has entered into an exclusive licensing, manufacturing and distribution agreement with cGreen Inc. for a period of 10 years. The agreement permits Target Group to manufacture and distribute the patent-pending THC antidote, True Focus™, in the United States, Europe and the Caribbean. […]

Monthly CBD Box For Pets

Monthly CBD Box For Pets

MyJane, the California-based wellness technology platform curating personalized cannabis experiences for women, is expanding nationally with the launch of “Time to Paws,” a box of CBD products curated for pets and their parents and sold exclusively through CUDDLY. CUDDLY is a supporter of more than 1300 non-profit rescue shelters nationwide. Helping create fundraisers and wish lists to […]

Oregon, “Its Big Pot Glut”

Oregon, “Its Big Pot Glut”

Drivers heading north on I-5 in Southern Oregon not only enjoy the region’s towering mountains and evergreen forests, they are also treated to the occasional enticement. At various points along the way, giant billboards appear, broadcasting messages like “NEED WEED? Exit Here” and the succinct “MARIJUANA! This exit.” The popular Blue Dream strain is available […]

Why These Dogs Are Being Called Heros (w/Photos)

Why These Dogs Are Being Called Heros (w/Photos)

America has spoken and based on some 900,000 votes cast by animal lovers across the country. By a celebrity panel of dog lovers and experts, seven remarkable canines have been named finalists in the 2019 American Humane Hero Dog Awards®. Sponsored by the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation and Zoetis, and broadcast nationally on Hallmark Channel. […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AAPL, $ACB, $CGC, $SCHW, $CHTR, $PAGS, $TLRY, $VMW Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Thursday, as follows: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was maintained as […]

Black Coffee Affects Our Metabolism

Black Coffee Affects Our Metabolism

FLASH: Researchers found the caffeine in 1 8oz cup of black coffee stimulated brown fat activity, burning more energy and potentially improving insulin sensitivity. These activities may help improve weight management. Daily coffee affects metabolism in several ways New discoveries about coffee and the impact it has on health are reported frequently. Some reports state […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) global e-commerce empire will be mightier

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) global e-commerce empire will be mightier

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) global e-commerce empire will be mightier E-commerce’s current approximately 10% share of U.S. retail sales will continue to increase, with a similar dynamic occurring in international markets. Amazon will continue to be the prime (pun intended) beneficiary of the growing size of the sector pie. Not only do many people love the […]

US House Votes To Protect Legal Marijuana States From Federal Interference

US House Votes To Protect Legal Marijuana States From Federal Interference

In a recent history-making vote the US House of Representatives voted 267-165 to approve a bipartisan measure aimed at protecting state marijuana policies from federal interference. The vote came on an amendment to the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill that prohibits the Justice Department from using funds to prevent states, US territories, and the […]

Cannabidiol is a Powerful New Antibiotic

Cannabidiol is a Powerful New Antibiotic

New research has found that Cannnabidiol is active against Gram-positive bacteria, including those responsible for many serious infections (such as Staphyloccocus aureus and Streptococcus pneumoniae), with potency similar to that of established antibiotics such as vancomycin or daptomycin. New research has found that Cannnabidiol is active against Gram-positive bacteria, including those responsible for many serious […]

Marijuana the New ‘Pain Killer’

Marijuana the New ‘Pain Killer’

Now, in places where it is legal, people are often turning to Marijuana to relieve pain and insomnia, a new study finds. For many, Marijuana is replacing over-the-counter painkillers, prescription opioids, and sleep aids. “These are not the only reasons people are using marijuana, but it is 1 of the drivers for use,” said study […]

Poll: Legal Marijuana Results in More Crime, Accidents

Poll: Legal Marijuana Results in More Crime, Accidents

FLASH: Drugged Driving is now higher than Drunk Diving The National Sheriffs’ Association, in a poll of its members, said legal marijuana is resulting in more crime and highway accidents, this just as Illinois becomes the 11th state to legalize recreational Marijuana. The Association surveyed 467 sheriffs and found the follwing: 65% said crime has increased […]

Canopy Growth (NYSE:CDC) Stops Buying Small Marijuana Producers

Canopy Growth (NYSE:CDC) Stops Buying Small Marijuana Producers

$CGC, $STZ, $KO The biggest of Canada’s booming marijuana growers, Canopy Growth Corp (NYSE:CGC), has further to go on a string of acquisitions that has seen it buy up at least 12 smaller firms in a year, but it is done buying other producers, CEO Bruce Linton said Monday. Powered by a deal with Corona-maker […]

Medical Marijuana 411 Classes

Medical Marijuana 411 Classes

Medical Marijuana 411 is proud to announce the long-awaited approval for a 10 credit, medical marijuana continuing education, online accredited course aimed to help physicians, physicians assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners and pharmacists understand the science of cannabis for their medical marijuana education. Our accredited courses are also approved by the: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) for […]

The Marijuana Industries New Dimensions

The Marijuana Industries New Dimensions

The cannabis industry has moved into the spotlight throughout the recent years due to the widespread legalization efforts seen around the world. The public support has risen substantially over the past two decades as clinical trials debunked common stereotypes. Now, according to Pew Research Center, over 62% of Americans support the legalization of marijuana, which […]

Prima’s Therapeutic CBD Products

Prima’s Therapeutic CBD Products

Prima, the new industry-defining hemp CBD wellness brand, announced today the launch of three signature products in their body, beauty and supplement categories available at their new online shop at prima.co. Based in Santa Monica, CA, Prima’s founders are The Honest Company® Co-Founder, bestselling author and purpose-driven entrepreneur Christopher Gavigan, award-winning health and cannabis activist Jessica Assaf and mission-oriented […]

Marijuana In Personal Care Products

Marijuana In Personal Care Products

$MJNA Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC:MJNA) (the “Company”), the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States that launched the world’s first-ever cannabis-derived nutraceutical products, brands and supply chain, announced today that its subsidiary HempMeds® has added new products to its Personal Care Line of all-natural cannabidiol (CBD)-infused bath and beauty products.  Research firm Jeffries estimates that the CBD beauty […]

CBD Market Explodes, Despite is ‘Confusing’ Legal Status

CBD Market Explodes, Despite is ‘Confusing’ Legal Status

CBD is nonpsychoactive, nonaddictive, does not produce a high and has few to no dangerous side effects, In states where CBD is becoming widely used, there are also few, reports of negative social or medical consequences. Production of cannabis is booming as the medical benefits of CBD are being increasingly recognized. According to Project CBD, […]

Should You Like or Dislike Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock?

Should You Like or Dislike Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock?

Should You Like or Dislike Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock? Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOGL , NASDAQ: GOOG ) reported its 2019 first-quarter earnings April 29 after the close of trading. Since then, GOOGL stock is down almost 14% through May 30.    There’s a lot to like about Alphabet. However, not everything is perfect. With that in mind, here are three things […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

As Missouri moves ahead with implementing its voter-approved medical marijuana law, neighboring Iowa sees a bill vetoed by a GOP governor, and more. Alabama Alabama Medical Marijuana Patients Push for Bill Approval. With the House set to vote on a medical marijuana bill today, patients rallied at the state capitol to urge its passage. The […]

Funniest Female Actors

Funniest Female Actors

And the start to their careers. Anna Faris How she came into fame: In Gregg Araki’s independent stoner comedy, Smiley Face (2007), Faris starred as Jane F, a young woman who has a series of misadventures after eating a large number of cupcakes laced with cannabis.[ The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and received a […]

Health Claims: CBD Oil

Health Claims: CBD Oil

FLASH: A CBD craze is sweeping across America and the World New products are cramming store shelves as the market explodes for what many believe to be a miracle cure-all. Everything from oils to gummies to pills, creams, and ointments are now for sale at supermarkets and specialty chains. You can even get massages infused […]

Marijuana Extracts Appear to Help Autistic Children

Marijuana Extracts Appear to Help Autistic Children

Marijuana extracts appear to help children with autism, reducing their disruptive behavior while improving their social responsiveness, a new Israeli clinical trial reports. Kids treated with either a whole-plant cannabis extract or a pure combination of cannabidiol (CBD) and THC experienced a significant improvement in their symptoms, compared with a control group given a placebo, […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Three federal bills dealing with veterans and medical marijuana hit some bumps, the New Hampshire Senate approves home cultivation, Texas CBD bills pass the House, and more. National Trump Administration Opposes Bills Easing Medical Marijuana Access for Veterans. In testimony before the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health, officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs […]

CBD Can Cross Blood-Brain Barrier

CBD Can Cross Blood-Brain Barrier

More than 100 years ago, scientists discovered not everything injected into the bloodstream would reach the brain or spinal cord. Through research, scientists discovered the blood-brain barrier is semi permeable; in other words, it allows some materials to cross into our neurological system, but prevents others. The importance of the blood-brain barrier to the health […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FLASH: Florida battle brews over limiting THC in smokable marijuana, Michigan’s unlicensed dispensaries get at least a temporary reprieve, Oregon growers get a heads up from regulators, and more. Arizona Arizona Prosecutor Still Prosecuting Medical Marijuana Patients, ACLU Charges. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office under ardent marijuana foe Bill Montgomery is continuing to prosecute medical […]

CBD Coming as a Food Ingredient?

CBD Coming as a Food Ingredient?

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just announced plans to reconsider current regulations prohibiting the use of CBD as a food ingredient. CBD consumption in whatever form may or may not turn out to be 1 of the major lifestyle trends of Y 2019, but numerous health benefits have been claimed for it, […]

The Health Benefits of Organic Hemp Seeds

The Health Benefits of Organic Hemp Seeds

FLASH: Hemp seeds are the seeds of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. They are from the same species as cannabis (marijuana), but a different variety. And they contain only trace amounts of THC, the psychoactive compound in marijuana. Hemp seeds are exceptionally nutritious and rich in healthy fats, protein and various minerals. Below is a […]

Emergency Rooms Visits in Colorado Spike Because of Legal Marijuana

Emergency Rooms Visits in Colorado Spike Because of Legal Marijuana

FLASH: The legalization of marijuana comes with a very dark downside. Researchers reported that emergency departments across the State of Colorado saw a sharp spike in marijuana-related visits after recreational use of cannabis products was made legal. For the study, the researchers analyzed data on almost 10,000 patients seen at the UCHealth University of Colorado […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FLASH: Hawaii says “aloha” to out of state patients, a Nebraska initiative campaign is getting underway, New Mexico expands grower plant limits, and more. Georgia Georgia House Approves CBD Access Bill. The House on Tuesday approved HB 324, which would allow for the sale of CBD cannabis oil to patients through dispensaries. The state legalized CBD […]

If Marijuana is Medicine So is Jack Daniels

If Marijuana is Medicine So is Jack Daniels

FLASH: Cannabis Linked to Depression and Suicide in Young Adults Teens and young adults who use marijuana/cannabis are at increased risk of depression and suicidal behavior, according to a new study released by a team of researchers at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. The study is part of an awareness campaign started by the Quebec […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FLASH: Moves are underway in the minority of states that have not yet okay-ed medical marijuana to get it done. Arkansas Arkansas Medical Marijuana Cards Valid Beginning Next Week. If you’re a registered medical marijuana patient, the card is in the mail. The state Department of Health says more than 7,000 patient ID cards are […]

Chronic Pain is the #1 Reason People Use Medical Marijuana

Chronic Pain is the #1 Reason People Use Medical Marijuana

FLASH: “If Marijuana is a pain reliever so is Jack Daniels and Budweiser” Chronic pain is the #1 reason people give when they enroll in state-approved medical marijuana programs. That is followed by stiffness from multiple sclerosis and chemotherapy-related nausea, according to an analysis of 15 states published this week in the journal Health Affairs. […]

New Study: Marijuana Use May Promote Higher Sperm Counts

New Study: Marijuana Use May Promote Higher Sperm Counts

Wednesday, a new study revealed that men who smoke marijuana may have higher sperm counts than those who do not use the drug, according the Human Reproduction journal. This is surprising The researchers said the findings are not in line with previous studies, which have indicated that marijuana can have a harmful effect on men’s testicular function. […]

A Marijuana Marketers are Offering Furloughed Federal Employees Free ‘Dope’ During Shutdown

A Marijuana Marketers are Offering Furloughed Federal Employees Free ‘Dope’ During Shutdown

Now, not only are the non-essentials (NE) non-essential they can be stoned doing nothing! The furloughed NE federal workers who cannot pay for medical marijuana during the government shutdown can get it for free from America’s pot dealers. BudTrader a massive marijuana-trading marketplace that allows users to buy and sell grow supplies, cannabis, and paraphernalia, declared […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AA, $NKY, $COG, $CMC, $IIPR, $NOC, $SHW Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Tuesday as follows: Alcoa Corp. (NYSE:AA) was raised to Buy […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FDA begins to move on allowing hemp-based CBD products, Florida’s legal battle over medical marijuana takes another twist, and more. National FDA Begins Process of Allowing Hemp-Based CBD Products. After President Trump signed the 2018 farm bill into law late last year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release pledging to pursue […]

Wall Street May Get a New Type of High

Wall Street May Get a New Type of High

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday called for the legalization of recreational marijuana use in his state — a move that would add America’s most populous city to the growing list of places that allow the drug’s use. The announcement marked a shift for the Democrat, who was re-elected for a third term as […]

Exclusive Interview with Kenneth Ash, President of Indocan Resources

Exclusive Interview with Kenneth Ash, President of Indocan Resources

$IDCN Exclusive Interview with Kenneth Ash, the President and member of the Board of Directors of Indocan Resources, Inc. (IDCN) Saturday, I sat down with Kenneth, a successful manager-owner-operator of multi- million dollar weekly oceanfront rental properties to discuss the entrance of Indocan into the booming North American Hemp industry. We talked about the importance of his […]

US Hemp Market Set to Boom

US Hemp Market Set to Boom

Hemp getting the OK nod from the federal government  $IDCN, $DMAN  A provision of the farm bill that received final approval in Congress last Wednesday removes hemp from the list of federally controlled substances and treats the low-THC version of the cannabis plant like any other agricultural crop. THC is the cannabis compound that gives […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Michigan’s unlicensed dispensaries get a break, New Jersey is set to expand its medical marijuana program, and more. Michigan Michigan Unlicensed Dispensaries Can Stay Open Until Year’s End. Medical marijuana dispensaries will be able to continue operating until at least December 31 as they await state licenses, the Bureau of Medical Marijuana […]

Indocan Resources (IDCN) Licensed to Grow Industrial Hemp

Indocan Resources (IDCN) Licensed to Grow Industrial Hemp

Indocan Resources (OTCPNK:IDCN) Licensed to Grow Industrial Hemp $IDCN Indocan received a “Fit For Commerce Certificate” from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture on its harvested hemp crop. Potency test results were extremely positive. An independent test agency reported that Indocan’s hemp tested among the highest CBD levels in Southern Wisconsin. Due to positive potency test […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update There is a push in Congress to provide protections for veterans who want to use medical marijuana, and more. National Bipartisan Lawmaker Group Files Three Veterans’ Medical Marijuana Bills. A bipartisan group of legislators met last Wednesday announced plans to file a trio of bills aimed at making the Department of Veterans […]

Michigan’s Goal: Build a Lucrative Marijuana Industry from the Ground Up

Michigan’s Goal: Build a Lucrative Marijuana Industry from the Ground Up

Michigan’s Goal: Build a Lucrative Marijuana Industry from the Ground Up Michigan’s is planning to build a lucrative cannabis industry from the ‘ground up’ with passage of a ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana on Tuesday. It could do so by serving as a model for the rest of the Midwest, and possibly beyond. Michigan […]

America’s Pregnant Women are Smoking More Marijuana

America’s Pregnant Women are Smoking More Marijuana

America’s Pregnant Women are Smoking More Marijuana As alcohol and tobacco use continue to decline among pregnant women in the US, a new study offers fresh evidence that more American mothers are using cannabis during pregnancy. Other recent studies have also documented a rise in cannabis use among pregnant women of all ages, with some […]

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