Indo Expo Trade Show And Conference Helps Bolster The Cannabis Industry

In a time when cannabis conventions have come under scrutiny for their inefficiency to stimulate the cannabis business market, a counter punch to that claim emerged over the weekend in Denver. The cannabis industry continued to build on the current momentum it’s having, delivering a weekend of networking, education and excitement for all who attended the Indo Expo event in Colorado. […]

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Medical Marijuana and Rheumatoid Arthritis: Where Does the Research Stand?

How much do we know about the medicinal effects of marijuana on rheumatoid arthritis? What has the research, up to this point, proven? Contrary to popular belief, not much, but that shouldn’t deter you from believing in the healing power of medical marijuana. Up to this point, research has proven that marijuana has the capability of initiating or inhibiting certain reactions in the body because it is tied to the endocannabinoid system. […]

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Miami-Dade County Prepping Florida for Marijuana Legalization

Miami- And so, the southeastern portion of the United States is slowly transitioning towards marijuana reform. After Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal signed a law to legalize medical marijuana earlier this month, leaders from other southeast states started to rethink policies on marijuana. Nearly a year since Amendment 2 was narrowly defeated on Election Day 2014, Miami-Dade County officials started the process of decriminalizing marijuana. […]

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Last Minute Marijuana Bills Being Reviewed Before Spring Session Ends

Marijuana continues to be the topic of legislative hearings all over the nation as spring sessions come to a close. As the marijuana industry gains momentum towards federal legalization, new Bills are being drafted to further establish tax consistency, law reform and emergency availability. Oregon, Washington and Rhode Island are among states going through the trials and tribulations of establishing a profitable and compliant business model. […]

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Jamaica’s UTech University Investing Wisely in Marijuana Research Technology

Federal funding for marijuana research in Jamaica has paved the way for new technology.  The University of Technology in Jamaica (UTech) has recently announced the implementation of QuantaCann2, a fully integrative marijuana analysis machine. The system tests the composition of marijuana strains in order to provide compliance reports to government officials who want to ensure that legal marijuana is up to regulatory standards. […]

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Why the Removal of the PHS Review Matters

The world of science and research has been given further access to study the medicinal benefits of marijuana.  The White House removed the Public Health Service Review which significantly slowed the progression of marijuana research in the past. By removing the PHS review, researchers are given more access to plants, increased federal funding, and the opportunity to unlock the seemingly endless benefits of medical marijuana. […]

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Cannabis Research: Breaking Ground in Recent Years

The cannabis industry has introduced a branch of science that’s still in its infancy. The advancement of biochemistry and genetics research led to discoveries about cannabis that may transform medicine as we know it. It’s unknown how long human beings have examined the cannabis plant. Historians claim that research dates back to more than 50,000 years ago. […]

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