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  1. W

    Newbie

    I'm just starting my 1st grow in 25 years .Lots have changed ,hope to use 402 a big part of my research.
  2. Ron Strider

    Medicine Needs Cannabis Research, But Federal Law Stands In The Way

    An epidemic of opioid abuse is ravaging the United States and, as we look for ways to respond to it, some see cannabis as part of the solution, while others see it as part of the problem. This is just one area in which unbiased scientific research is necessary, but outdated federal...
  3. Ron Strider

    Israel: Medical Cannabis Meets Insomnia And Cryptocurrency

    Israel's role as a leader in the research and development of medical cannabis products was given another boost last week when Israeli-Canadian cannabis startup SciCann Therapeutics entered into a strategic partnership with Global Cannabis Applications Corp. of Vancouver, Canada. SciCann will...
  4. Ron Strider

    More Canadians Turning To Medical Pot Despite Lack Of Industry Research

    A disinterested pharmaceutical industry and the conundrum of finding a convincing placebo are just two reasons experts say there has been little quality research into medicinal marijuana. A growing number of Canadians are turning to medical cannabis despite questions about its risks and...
  5. Ron Strider

    CA: Lack Of Health Research Into Marijuana makes It Hard To Tell People If It Is Safe

    In advance of the legalization of recreational marijuana sales on Jan. 1, there have been lots of debates over the details of the cannabis business. How many feet should pot shops be from schools or daycare centers? How many acres may a marijuana farmer cultivate? Who should be eligible for a...
  6. Ron Strider

    Canada: Little Quality Research Into Medical Marijuana

    A growing number of Canadians are turning to medical cannabis despite questions about its risks and effectiveness as a health product. Marijuana's unconventional journey onto the medical market puts it at odds with more mainstream medications, which typically undergo years of costly scrutiny...
  7. Ron Strider

    India: Medicinal Marijuana Makes A Strong Case, Deserves More Research

    A month ago, it was reported that a 12-year-old girl, Alexis Bortell, was suing an Attorney General in the US for the country's national policy restricting access to medicinal marijuana. Bortell suffers from epilepsy, and after extensive trial and error, she found that cannabis oil is the only...
  8. Ron Strider

    UK: Could Smoking Cannabis Prevent Or Even Treat Cancer

    The internet is full of claims about miracle cures for diseases like cancer - with some people suggesting cannabis could be of them. There has been speculation for a long time that cannabis could not only help cure cancer, but also both prevent it and help relieve its symptoms. On the flip...
  9. Ron Strider

    Senator Jokes He Wasn't Arrested For Transporting Marijuana

    A Twitter account for Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Friday joked that he and his wife were not the octogenarian couple arrested earlier this week for transporting 60 pounds of marijuana. "You can all stop asking, this isn't about Elaine & me," Hatch's account tweeted, referring to the...
  10. Ron Strider

    PA: Philly Hospitals, Medical Schools Jockey For Marijuana Partners

    The University of the Sciences in Philadelphia this week became the latest academic player to announce it was getting into marijuana research. The school is pairing with Franklin BioScience, a large grower out of Denver, to create more consistent marijuana products and develop a cannabis...
  11. Ron Strider

    Partners in Huge Cannabis Therapy Operation Planned For Australia Apply For Licenses

    Two companies that plan a huge cannabis-growing and research facility in Australia have applied for licenses to run the operations, whose products could benefit multiple sclerosis patients. MYM Nutraceuticals and PUF Ventures Australia asked the Australian Office of Drug Control for both...
  12. Ron Strider

    Veterinarians Group Says: Allow Research On Marijuana For Pets

    Dr. Byron Maas surveys a supply of marijuana products for dogs that lines a shelf in his veterinary clinic. They're selling well. "The 'Up and Moving' is for joints and for pain," he explains. "The 'Calm and Quiet' is for real anxious dogs, to take away that anxiety." People anxious to...
  13. Ron Strider

    Are Vets Helping Medical Marijuana Issue

    You shouldn't underestimate the importance of the American veteran in the debate over how to treat chronic pain. Our vets–many of whom are suffering from chronic pain–are easily the most sympathetic subset of chronic pain patients. And the vets are driving an important issue–that medical...
  14. Ron Strider

    The Federal Government Just Broke Its Medical-Marijuana Promise

    Few if any industries are growing at a quicker and more consistent pace in the U.S. than marijuana. A report released earlier this year by Marijuana Business Daily entitled "Marijuana Business Factbook 2017" found that the U.S. legal-weed market is expected to grow by 45% in 2018, and an...
  15. Ron Strider

    Utah Cannabis Research: Providing Answers Or Just A Smokescreen

    Initial findings from state-funded research into the medical qualities of marijuana could be presented to lawmakers as early as the legislative session at the start of next year, according to the organization charged with carrying out the study. "Hopefully there will be some preliminary data...
  16. Ron Strider

    Israel Wants To Start Exporting Its Cannabis Around The World

    When Asi Naim, a severely autistic Israeli boy, started smacking his head against the wall and hurting himself in other ways, his parents tried every kind of psychiatric drug to calm him. Nothing worked. "He was so totally out of it," said his mother, Ricky Naim Blumenfeld. "It was scary."...
  17. Ron Strider

    Veterans Back Legalizing Medicinal Marijuana In American Legion Survey

    More than 80 percent of veterans support legalizing the medicinal use of marijuana and would want to use it as a potential treatment option, according to a national survey released Thursday by the American Legion. The survey also showed 92 percent of veteran households support research into...
  18. Ron Strider

    How To Make Use of R&D Tax Credit For The Cannabis Industry

    Cannabis legislation is working its way in many states, and some – including California – have made it legal to use, possess and share cannabis. Tax professionals need to know how recent legislation on the drug can affect a taxpayer's return, such as for growers on how they can make use of...
  19. Ron Strider

    Israel: Compound In Cannabis Could Ease Asthma

    Hebrew University Prof. Raphael Mechoulam, known as the "father" of the medical cannabis industry, will lead a team investigating the benefits of non-psychoactive cannabis components for treating asthma and other respiratory conditions. In 1964, Mechoulam, was the first scientist to...
  20. Ron Strider

    Aclara Research Continues To Lead The Cannabis Industry With Release Of Latest Study

    Chicago, IL – November 1, 2017 – Aclara Research, a leader in the development of patient and consumer insights within the cannabis industry, today released the preliminary results of their latest study examining patient usage of medical cannabis and the impact on prescription opioid usage. The...