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Cannabis Can Mean Death In Malaysia. For One Dad, It Also Meant Life For His Daughter.

One. Two. Three. Four. Five. Drops of cannabis oil fell onto Ira’s small tongue as she lay motionless on a mattress, her heart beating slower than normal. The earthy scent of the medicinal oil filled her home in rural Janda Baik, Pahang, as her father Pokleh, 36, carefully fed the one-year-old with the illicit substance …

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Mum Of Teenager Disabled By Epilepsy Says She Can No Longer Afford £2,000-a-Month Cannabis Oil Prescription

Rachel Rankmore said her son Bailey, 19, is back to having scores of seizures every day since they have been unable to afford his £2,000-a-month prescription. A mother whose teenage son is disabled by severe epilepsy is begging the NHS to pay for the medical cannabis oil she can no longer afford. Rachel Rankmore said …

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Study: For Some Symptoms, Medical Marijuana With THC Is Better Than CBD

The cannabis plant has hundreds of “active ingredients,” but the two most prominent—and the only two most people have heard of—are THC and CBD. Despite “medical marijuana” laws specifically allowing people to access cannabis products containing THC, over the past few years, one line of conventional wisdom goes something like this: THC is the molecule …

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After 50 Years, U.S. Opens The Door To More Cannabis Crops For Scientists

After more than 50 years, the federal government is lifting a roadblock to cannabis research that scientists and advocates say has hindered rigorous studies of the plant and possible drug development. Since 1968, U.S. researchers have been allowed to use cannabis from only one domestic source: a facility based at the University of Mississippi, through …

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Local Veterans Launch Cannabis Company to Address Post Traumatic Stress

With their fellow veterans as motivation, the Marine Raiders are using cannabis to hopefully help with the trauma that veterans and civilians are now dealing with. A group of local veterans is trying to raise awareness about mental health with the help of cannabis. The Marines founded Helmand Valley Growing Company after feeling the effects …

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5 Reasons Why Social Equity Is Important For Your Cannabis Business

Social equity is a term usually confused with social equality. The difference between equity and equality is that equity is concerned with getting everyone the things that they need while equality ensures that everyone gets the same resources. Social equity considers a person’s race, culture, gender, class, and other factors to ensure that the person …

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Local Lawmakers Encourage Entrepreneurs Interested In Cannabis Industry To Start Planning Now

As the cannabis industry prepares to ground in New York state, Buffalo city leaders are encouraging folks to get involved sooner rather than later. “People who are interested in being in the business and having a license should start to prepare themselves,” said Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes. “You need to get prepared because when …

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Harborside acquires cannabis manufacturer Sublime for $43.8 million

Oakland-based Harborside announced Monday it has agreed to acquire the manufacturer and pre-roll brand Sublime for $43.8 million in cash and stock. According to a press release, Harborside agreed to pay $5.4 million in cash for California-based Sublime, and the other $38.4 million will be in shares of Harborside, which trades on the Canadian Securities …

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Marijuana producer Canopy Growth posts CA$1.7 billion annual loss

Canadian cannabis producer Canopy Growth Corp. reported a net loss of 617 million Canadian dollars ($513 million) for its fourth quarter, alongside an annual net loss of nearly CA$1.7 billion for its 2021 fiscal year, despite growing revenue. Canopy’s annual net loss exceeded its fiscal 2020 net loss by CA$283 million. Adjusted earnings before interest, …

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