At Long Last Banking Is Available To California Cannabis Companies

It was announced this week that a California credit union will provide cannabis companies with checking services, wire transfers and other banking staples that most other businesses already enjoy. Even though cannabis and marijuana have been legal since 2018 most banks wanted nothing to do with money from the industry for fear it could exposeContinue reading “At Long Last Banking Is Available To California Cannabis Companies”

What Cannabis Sales Mean To The Tax Base Of States

The State of New York is dealing with a severe budget shortfall and they are turning to cannabis as a portion of the solution they so desperately need. Here’s what the state determines the legalization of cannabis could mean for New York; 60,000 new jobs $350 Billion in economic activity $300 Million in tax revenueContinue reading “What Cannabis Sales Mean To The Tax Base Of States”

Study Determines Cannabis Use May Lead To Decreased Opioid Use

A Canadian study has found cannabis is associated with significant reductions in dependence on opioids and other prescription drugs, as well as an increase in quality of life. This study looked at patients in Canada and analyzed prescription drug use rate along with quality of life when incorporating cannabis into their treatment regimen. It involvedContinue reading “Study Determines Cannabis Use May Lead To Decreased Opioid Use”

UFC Announces Changes To Anti-Doping Policy As It Relates To Cannabis

The UFC has announced significant changes to its Anti-Doping Policy today and included in those modification were the handling of cannabis and naturally occurring cannabinoid constituents. Most importantly, positive tests over the threshold and decision limit for carboxy-THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, will no longer be considered a violation of the UFC Anti-Doping PolicyContinue reading “UFC Announces Changes To Anti-Doping Policy As It Relates To Cannabis”

The Push For Exact Nutritional Content Of Cannabis

Breakfast cereal has an exact ingredient list and at a glance you know exactly what it contains. Any medication you’re prescribed contains predictable ingredients to produce a predicted response. If you’re trying to control your weight you know what and how much to eat. If you need to lower your blood pressure your doctor knowsContinue reading “The Push For Exact Nutritional Content Of Cannabis”

DEA Might Start To Issue Cannabis Cultivation Permits In 2021

Currently the University of Mississippi is the lone entity authorized by the Federal Government to grow cannabis for research. After many years of steadfast delay and foot dragging the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency may soon issue licenses to both businesses and institutions to cultivate cannabis for scientists who are doing critical research. Richard Shain, presidentContinue reading “DEA Might Start To Issue Cannabis Cultivation Permits In 2021”

Cannabis Producer Canopy Sues GW Pharmaceutical Over Patent

Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth Corporation is suing GW Pharmaceuticals in U.S. Federal Court charging patent infringement. The allegation is GW uses a Canopy-patent to extract CBD oil according to a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. The specific patent covers a method of cannabinoid extraction using carbonContinue reading “Cannabis Producer Canopy Sues GW Pharmaceutical Over Patent”

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