This Pharmaceutical Company Wants To Prove Cannabis Destroys Cancer

Submitted by Marijuana News on Wed, 06/07/2017 - 08:25 CURE Pharmaceutical, a technologically-based drug delivery platform and its partner, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology will be conducting a clinical study to test whether cannabinoid compounds will reduce or eliminate cancerous cells.Can cannabis really make cancer disappear?Cannabis as a cancer treatment not only for it symptoms but …

Medical marijuana could cost big pharma $4 billion a year

Mike Adams, The Fresh ToastThis post originally appeared on The Fresh Toast.Once the federal government finally allows medical marijuana to become a legitimate part of the healthcare industry, Big Pharma could suffer the loss of billions of dollars, a new report finds.It seems the pharmaceutical trade has more than enough reasons to fear the legalization …

Hope for Hemp: Cave City family sees future in new crop

Hannah McCarthyin Feature Long Reads Story and photos by Hannah McCarthy Just 2 miles outside of downtown Cave City, Kentucky, the landscape quickly turns from old brick and mortar to farmhouses and dirt roads. Down one such dirt road, a 45-acre plot of land rests nestled between patches of trees, large stretches of wildflowers and tall …

Nevada’s new DUI marijuana testing is improvement but still poses concerns

  Ray Hagar, rhagar@rgj.com The state of Nevada is poised to mandate the use blood tests and eliminate urine tests in DUI convictions for marijuana. Although Washoe County already uses blood tests for pot, the state Senate this week gave the final vote of approval for the testing change for the entire state. Now, this …

TRUMP’S DHS CHIEF JUST FLIPPED! WHAT HE SAID ABOUT THE WAR ON DRUGS IS GAME-CHANGING!

  The Next News Network Published on Apr 18, 2017 MORE INFO: http://CannaSense.com | Email Jordan jpage@cannasense.com | Sub for more: http://nnn.is/the_new_media | Eliot Nelson for the Huffington Post reports, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly said that marijuana “is not a factor in the drug war,” placing him at odds with a number of …

Abolish the Drug Czar’s Office!

04/14/2017   The Trump Administration is widely expected to pick Representative Tom Marino for Drug Czar. Representative Marino is a longtime, rabid drug warrior who has a consistent record of voting against marijuana law reform legislation -- a position that runs counter to that of the majority of voters and his own constituents. His appointment …

WV Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill

The West Virginia Senate’s Health and Human Resources Committee narrowly passed a bill Friday morning that would allow certain patients to be prescribed marijuana for medicinal purposes. The bill (SB386), called the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act, now goes to the Senate Judiciary Committee. If it passes there, it would also have to pass a …

The Best Recipe for Maximizing the Medical Effects of Marijuana

CBD-only preparations lack the synergies available when marijuana's other cannabinoids and its terpenes are kept in the game.   By Phillip Smith / AlterNet March 22, 2017 CBD (cannabidiol) is getting a lot of attention these days as the medicinal cannabinoid in marijuana. CBD-only products are all the rage in the ever-expanding medical marijuana market, …

(in) Legislature Considering Indiana’s First Medicinal Cannabis Laws

Submitted by Marijuana News on Tue, 03/21/2017 - 08:30 This legislative session, a record 11 proposals addressed the use of cannabis. Most of them never got a hearing, but two are still moving through the legislature and could become Indiana’s first medical cannabis laws. Indiana is one of six states that have not passed any …

Clarification of the New Drug Code (7350) for Marijuana Extract

Note regarding this rule – In light of questions that the Drug Enforcement Administration has received from members of the public following the publication of the Final Rule establishing a new Controlled Substance Code Number (drug code) for marijuana extract, DEA makes the following clarification: The new drug code (7350) established in the Final Rule …

BIG PHARMACY AT WORK HERE IN KENTUCKY, IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED!

Chad Wilson  VIEW VIDEO THRU THIS LINK! BIG PHARMACY AT WORK HERE IN KENTUCKY. IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED..IF YOU CARE ABOUT THIS STATE...THIS PLANT..AND IT'S FARMERS. Legislators' Hot Line: 1-800-372-7181 Legislative alert: HB 333 – Fentanyl Bill: In this bill they have buried something that will undo a lot of the good work Jamie Comer did …

“You can’t put the genie back into the bottle”

    (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)Patrick McGreevyPatrick McGreevyContact Reporter Warned of a possible federal crackdown on marijuana, California elected officials and cannabis industry leaders said Friday they were preparing for a potential showdown in the courts and Congress to protect the legalization measure approved by state voters in November. The flashpoint that …

The DEA doesn’t see it as legal’ and that’s where he gets his medical license.”

FOX Files: Some doctors fear following Missouri’s medical marijuana law Posted 11:15 pm, February 21, 2017, by Chris Hayes ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A form of medical marijuana may be legal in Missouri, but patients are finding doctors afraid to even discuss it. It’s called CBD hemp oil, extracted from a type of marijuana that …

Time 4 Hemp Presents: Cannabinoid Profiles: A Crash Course

The Time4Hemp Network has set up a very educational and informative series which they are calling the “Cannabinoid Profiles Series”. Anyone who needs or wants to review a course in Cannabinoids should start here!   Cannabinoid Profile: Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)   The LINKS for the series is below: Cannabinoid Profiles Series 1. Meet Your CB Receptors …

(OR) Senate Bill 301 may make marijuana drug tests illegal in the workplace

by Kimberly Kolliner Monday, January 30th 2017 MEDFORD, Ore. - Regardless of if it's legal in the state, right now, failing a marijuana drug test could cost you your job. "For us, marijuana is still classified federally as a schedule 1 controlled substance so we do include it in our drug screening," People's Bank Chief …

Hemp Industries Association Files Petition Against DEA

Hemp Industries Association Files Petition Against DEA to Defend Lawful Hemp-Derived Products from Agency Overreach 19 Jan 2017 5:41 PM Suit Seeks to Defend Hemp Farmers, U.S. Businesses and Consumers from Illegal Attempt to Schedule Non-Psychoactive Hemp Derivatives as ‘Marihuana Extract’WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the leading non-profit trade association consisting of …

HELLO, I’m SUING YOU!

CBD Oil Lawsuit To Reverse DEA Ruling? By Jessica Leone - January 16, 2017   Last month, the DEA enacted a ruling that would establish a Controlled Substance Code Number for all marijuana based derivatives, including CBD oil. The final rule was called “Establishment of New Drug Code for Marihuana Extract” and included a clause …

Testimony from Dr. Robert Melamede on Cannabis

  Robert Melamede December 19 at 8:17pm · December 17, 2016 To whom it may concern, I am providing this testimony in support of Dragan Alargic. Unfortunately, this testimonial is necessary because world governments have been slow to learn modern science and adjust laws accordingly. To begin with, global cannabis prohibition is based on the …

What is CBD? The Everyday Guide to Cannabidiol

Industry authority, CannaInsider.com, publishes comprehensive guide detailing the high-demand cannabinoid. News provided by CannaInsider.com Dec 20, 2016, 08:35 ET BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CannaInsider.com, the cannabis industry's leading site for interviews with the leaders of the legal marijuana, cannabis industry, has published a comprehensive guide to CBD, the miracle cannabinoid endorsed and …

Ananda Hemp Comments on Recent DEA Ruling

News provided by Ananda Hemp Dec 19, 2016, 11:26 ET   LEXINGTON, Ky., Dec. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Last Wednesday, December 14th, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued a ruling on the coding of "marihuana extracts." Many questions have arisen in the marketplace from those concerned that the intention of the agency was to seemingly …

DEA Hurts Growing Industry and Exceeds its Authority Regarding Scheduling Controlled Substances; Enacts Final Rule Seeking to Make Any Extract of the Cannabis Plant a Schedule 1 Drug

December 14, 2016 19:29 ET DEA Hurts Growing Industry and Exceeds its Authority Regarding Scheduling Controlled Substances; Enacts Final Rule Seeking to Make Any Extract of the Cannabis Plant a Schedule 1 Drug DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - December 14, 2016) - On December 13, 2016, the DEA issued its Final Rule, "Establishment of New Drug Code …

Santa Rosa marijuana processing plant back in business

JULIE JOHNSON THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | December 14, 2016, 8:29PM | Updated 38 minutes ago.   In a white-walled room deep inside a southwest Santa Rosa building once used to manufacture heart stents, 11 specialized machines to extract concentrated cannabis rumbled, hummed and popped in production for California’s largest legal marijuana manufacturing operation. Five months …

What is the DEA up to now? What are they doing to our CBD?

When the news hit the fans today concerning the DEA's "new rule" on the sale of CBD remedies and other products everybody jumped up and said "WHAT?", or at least I did! I had been so wrapped up in the Kratom issue lately I hadn't even been thinking about CBD's.  Low and behold, I thought, …

New DEA Rule Says CBD Oil is Really, Truly, No-Joke Illegal

Bruce Barcott December 14, 2016 The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) this morning made CBD oil a little more federally illegal in a little-noticed bureaucratic maneuver this morning. Today’s Federal Register (Dec. 14, 2016) contains an item (21 CFR Part 1308) that establishes a new drug code for “marihuana extract.” “This code,” wrote DEA Acting …

Legalize marijuana for the state’s sake

Editorial Board In 1996 California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana. Since then 28 more states have approved the drug for medical use, with another eight, including California, allowing adults to use the drug recreationally. Unfortunately, Kentucky has been slow to adapt, despite the many benefits legalizing the drug would provide. Back in …

Health care refugees: Medical marijuana and new hope

By Elizabeth Cohen, CNN Senior Medical CorrespondentVideo produced by John Bonifield, CNN Updated 12:16 PM ET, Mon November 28, 2016   This is the second part of a series on health care refugees. Read the first part here. (CNN)Rich and Kim Muszynski know when their 5-year-old daughter, Abby, is about to have a grand mal …

Ex-Pharma Executive Behind OxyContin Is Now In Canada’s Medical Marijuana Industry

November 26, 2016, 7:19 am Johnny Green Marijuana Business and Industry The biggest fear that marijuana consumers have is being busted with marijuana. A marijuana arrest can ruin someone’s life in more ways than one. Probably the second biggest fear for marijuana consumers is the potential takeover of the marijuana industry by big pharmaceutical companies. …

Pets on Pot: The Newest Customer Base for Medical Marijuana

When Lisa Mastramico needed relief for her ailing tabby, Little Kitty, she turned to an unlikely source: marijuana. At 12 years old, the cat had arthritis. For a long while she spent her days hiding in a closet, where Ms. Mastramico had built her a bed of plush blankets. After trying various supplements that proved …

New U.S. Agriculture policy could halt some Kentucky hemp growth

By Charles Mason, Bowling Green Daily News, Possibly half of Kentucky’s nascent industrial hemp industry could be harmed by a policy suggestion offered by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack and other federal officials. The policy suggestion is part of a larger discussion over the future of industrial hemp in America, which exists in legal limbo. …

Kentucky hemp has growing market potential, panel told

For Immediate Release July 6, 2016 Kentucky hemp has growing market potential, panel told FRANKFORT—More than half of Kentucky’s industrial hemp crop this year can be traced to nineteen counties, 58 farmers and one company in Winchester. With 23,000 pounds of imported hemp seed destined for 2,466 acres, Atalo Holdings is a superpower in hemp …