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on June 24, 2019 in World News

How to talk to your doctor about cannabis use

Submitted by Marijuana News Have you had a bad experience disclosing cannabis use to a doctor? Did a doctor’s attitude toward cannabis impact the quality of care you received? You’re not alone. Unfortunately, a prevailing stigma, lack of exposure to current marijuana research, and confusion about the legality of discussing cannabis with patients are still barriers within the medical community that keep doctors from treating their cannabis-using patients accurately and fairly. One thing medical and non-medical cannabis users have in common with the rest of the world is that all need access to medical care. So what is a...

Submitted by Marijuana News Have you had a bad experience disclosing cannabis use to a doctor? Did a doctor’s attitude toward cannabis impact the quality of care you received? You’re not alone. Unfortunately, a prevailing stigma, lack of exposure...

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on June 24, 2019 in Cannabis News United States Featured

13 States expected to sell at least $1 billion in cannabis by 2024

Submitted by Marijuana News The marijuana industry is growing like gangbusters, and both investors and cannabis enthusiasts couldn’t be happier. According to Bank of America analyst Christopher Carey, legal pot could one day become an industry capable of $166 billion in annual sales and could disrupt a number of other industries as it expands. But when talking about global sales, we’re really discussing the important role legal cannabis could play in the United States — a market that’s second to no other. Carey’s projection pegs the U.S. as generating more than a third of his firm’s peak sales estimate,...

Submitted by Marijuana News The marijuana industry is growing like gangbusters, and both investors and cannabis enthusiasts couldn’t be happier. According to Bank of America analyst Christopher Carey, legal pot could one day become an industry capable of $166...

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on June 24, 2019 in Cannabis News United States Featured

How Illinois became the only State to legalize weed sales without a referendum

Submitted by Marijuana News Illinois lawmakers, solving issues that tripped up lawmakers in other states, have made recreational marijuana legal, becoming the first state where the state legislature made cannabis sales legal without a vote from the people. Illinois is the 11th state to legalize marijuana and the second midwestern state to do so, following legalization approved by Michigan voters in 2018. Illinois lawmakers got it done by addressing many of the issues, including minority representation in the marijuana industry, that had derailed similar legislative action in New Jersey and New York. Joining the legal states. Illinois joins 10...

Submitted by Marijuana News Illinois lawmakers, solving issues that tripped up lawmakers in other states, have made recreational marijuana legal, becoming the first state where the state legislature made cannabis sales legal without a vote from the people. Illinois...

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on June 24, 2019 in World News

Cannabis ingredient CBD could one day become an antibiotic

Submitted by Marijuana News As scientists work to stem the tide of antibiotic resistance, the authors of a study believe an ingredient in cannabis could one day form the basis of a new drug. Antibiotic, or antimicrobial, resistance is where bugs such as bacteria can survive drugs created to kill them, making infections difficult, or impossible, to treat. Scientists in Australia found cannabidiol—the non-psychoactive ingredient marijuana— killed all the strains of bacteria they tested in a lab, including some which are highly resistant to existing antibiotics. What’s more, the bacteria did not become resistant to the drug after being...

Submitted by Marijuana News As scientists work to stem the tide of antibiotic resistance, the authors of a study believe an ingredient in cannabis could one day form the basis of a new drug. Antibiotic, or antimicrobial, resistance is...

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on June 24, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe Featured

France’s new medical cannabis program could assist one million patients

Submitted by Marijuana News There were rumors back in 2017 that France was on the verge of decriminalizing cannabis. Since then, the European state has come a long way and just announced a brand new experimental medical cannabis program. May 28, 2019, will go down in French history as the day when the French Senate gave the green light to medical cannabis for the first time. The new proposal will immediately enter a two-year experimental phase, pending full approval from the French Health Ministry. That’s not just good; it’s great news for an estimated 300,000 – one million French...

Submitted by Marijuana News There were rumors back in 2017 that France was on the verge of decriminalizing cannabis. Since then, the European state has come a long way and just announced a brand new experimental medical cannabis program....

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on June 24, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe Featured

Explore the world of medical cannabis delivery systems, patient experience and more

Submitted by Marijuana News Dr Franjo Grotenhermen, founder and Chairman of the ACM and IACM, provides a deeper insight into medical cannabis delivery systems in Germany, along with patient experience and more. We spoke to Dr Grotenhermen, the founder and Chairman of the German Association for Cannabis as Medicine (ACM), and founder and Executive Director of the International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines (IACM), who allows us to delve into the world of medical cannabis in Germany. Here we gain a better understanding of how medical cannabis compares to traditional prescription medicine, the dynamics of medical cannabis delivery systems, how...

Submitted by Marijuana News Dr Franjo Grotenhermen, founder and Chairman of the ACM and IACM, provides a deeper insight into medical cannabis delivery systems in Germany, along with patient experience and more. We spoke to Dr Grotenhermen, the founder...

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on June 24, 2019 in World News

A complete guide to purchasing marijuana seeds

Submitted by Marijuana News These days, buying marijuana is easier and more convenient than ever. Dispensaries are popping up all over the United States, and medical marijuana isn’t so hard to get a prescription or card for in many regions. Still, there are plenty of smokers out there whose first priority isn’t convenience. If you’re interested in taking the DIY route and growing marijuana in your own house, make sure you read our comprehensive guide to marijuana seeds before you make your purchase. Is Buying Marijuana Seeds Legal? Marijuana seeds fall under the same legal jurisdiction as any other...

Submitted by Marijuana News These days, buying marijuana is easier and more convenient than ever. Dispensaries are popping up all over the United States, and medical marijuana isn’t so hard to get a prescription or card for in many...

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on June 24, 2019 in World News

Five ways to play the emerging global cannabis industry, from Colombia to Denmark

Submitted by Marijuana News Since recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada in October 2018, most investors looking to catch a ride on the green wave, bumpy as it may be, have focussed on the opportunities available at home and in the United States. But while Canada may have taken the biggest leap into the legal realm, it is not the only country in which attitudes toward cannabis are changing. Here’s a look at five internationally focussed stocks that investors can look to for exposure to the emerging global cannabis industry. Pharmacielo Ltd. Pharmacielo has its head office in Vancouver...

Submitted by Marijuana News Since recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada in October 2018, most investors looking to catch a ride on the green wave, bumpy as it may be, have focussed on the opportunities available at home and...

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on June 24, 2019 in World News

Global cannabis market will nearly triple to US$40.6B by 2024: Study

Submitted by Marijuana News The value of the global cannabis market is set to soar to new heights, as more countries and American states legalize the drug, according to a new industry report. Global legal spending on cannabis is forecast to be US$40.6 billion in 2024, nearly triple the US$14.9 billion estimated to be spent this year, according to Arcview Market Research and cannabis industry analysis firm BDS Analytics, which released its annual “State of the Legal Cannabis Markets” report on Thursday. “That’s a conservative number as well if regulators wouldn’t move as slowly as they are right now,” said Tom Adams,...

Submitted by Marijuana News The value of the global cannabis market is set to soar to new heights, as more countries and American states legalize the drug, according to a new industry report. Global legal spending on cannabis is forecast...

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