Cannabis Business Alliance CBA and Research Traffic Incidents
Jun 23, 2017
CBA Statement: More Research and Proper Coding Needed to Determine the True Impact of Legal Cannabis in Traffic Incidents

DENVER, June 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Cannabis Business Alliance (CBA) has released a statement in response to a recent insurance study by the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) linking the legalization of recreational marijuana with an increase in car crashes reported to insurers.

-Weed Wire

New Nevada Marijuana Laws Will Turn State into a Cannabis Destination
Jun 23, 2017
New Nevada Marijuana Laws Will Turn State into a Cannabis Destination

New Nevada marijuana laws will likely turn the state known for the partying in Las Vegas, into a cannabis destination, as well.

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Better Know a Marijuana Stock: Arena Pharmaceuticals
Jun 23, 2017
Better Know a Marijuana Stock: Arena Pharmaceuticals

Unlike GW Pharmaceuticals and Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, which rely on cannabinoid-based medicines to fill out the entirety of their drug-development pipelines, Arena Pharmaceuticals is one of the drug developers that have some of their pipelines devoted to cannabinoid-type therapeutics or CB agonists and other portions devoted to non-cannabinoid medicines.

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Axim Biotech - MedChew Rx
Jun 23, 2017
AXIM Biotech Files Patent on Controlled Release Chewing Gum to Provide Opioid Addiction Treatment

NEW YORK, June 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — AXIM Biotechnologies, Inc. (AXIM Biotech) (OTC:AXIM), a world leader in cannabinoid research and development, today announced that the company filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for U.S. Application Serial Number 62/410,469, a patent of invention that involves a chewing gum composition with controlled release of cannabinoids and opioid agonists and/or antagonists for addiction and/or dependence treatment.

-Weed Wire

Mandatory Testing Health Canada Cannabis Use
Jun 23, 2017
Statement from the Minister of Health on the ‘Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines’

OTTAWA, Ont., June 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — I welcome the publication of the “Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines” today in the American Journal of Public Health. The Canadian Institutes of Health Research supported the development of these Guidelines through funding provided to the Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse.

-Weed Wire

Anti-Drug Official Says Cuban Marijuana Legalization Will Never Happen
Jun 23, 2017
Anti-Drug Official: Cuban Marijuana Legalization Will Never Happen

While Cuba and the United States are working closely to combat the small country’s ongoing problem with drug trafficking, Cuban officials have said that the legalization of marijuana in nearby countries is actually adding to the trouble, dispelling the prospects of Cuban marijuana legalization.

-Amanda Taylor

Vermont Legalization Bill Blocked by House of Representatives
Jun 23, 2017
Vermont Legalization Bill Blocked by House of Representatives

Vermont will have to wait another year until recreational marijuana is legalized. During a special veto session, which took place on June 21, 2017, the Vermont House of Representatives voted to block consideration of a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana.

-William Sumner

If Warren Buffett Were to Buy 1 Marijuana Stock, it Would Be Aphria Inc.
Jun 23, 2017
If Warren Buffett Were to Buy 1 Marijuana Stock, it Would Be Aphria Inc.

Warren Buffett is well known as the most successful investor of all time. Buffett spent his formative years under the tutelage of Benjamin Graham, who is known today as the “father of value investing.” Let’s see whether or not Aphria Inc. can pass Buffett’s mentor’s criteriea test.

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Tobacco Research Organization to Study Marijuana and Opioids
Jun 22, 2017
Tobacco Research Organization to Study Marijuana and Opioids

On June 20, 2017, Battelle, an Ohio-based non-profit research and development organization that has studied tobacco for the past 50 years, announced that it would be expanding its research efforts to include marijuana and opioids.

-Staff

Medical Marijuana Delivered Directly to Customers From Eaze
Jun 22, 2017
Medical Marijuana Delivered Directly to Customers From Eaze

As California’s medical marijuana industry has grown to an $800 million dollar business, one company is hoping to take advantage of that by delivery the product directly to the customer.

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