Author: Steve Burda

California Releases Long-Awaited Cannabis Regulations, With No Limit On Farms
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California Releases Long-Awaited Cannabis Regulations, With No Limit On Farms

California Cannabis Regulations released by three licensing agencies — the Department of Health, Department of Food and Agriculture and the Bureau of Cannabis Control — offer the first glimpse of the future in which cannabis is legal throughout California. California Delivery California’s regulations dealt a win to cannabis-delivery businesses, which […]

DEA Spent $18 Million of Taxpayer Money to Destroy Illegal Cannabis Operations
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DEA Spent $18 Million of Taxpayer Money to Destroy Illegal Cannabis Operations

Last year the Drug Enforcement Administration’s cannabis eradication program spent $18 million to locate, seize and destroy illegal cannabis grow operations across the United States. Local and federal officers uprooted around 4.1 million cannabis plants, according to The Washington Post. Where Did The Taxpayer Money Go The majority of taxpayer […]

The Chinese Used Cannabis Nearly 3,000 Years Ago
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The Chinese Used Cannabis Nearly 3,000 Years Ago

Archaeologists in China recently discovered evidence indicating humans have been using cannabis as medicine and employing it in spiritual rituals for over 2,400 years. According to “Ancient Cannabis Burial Shroud in a Central Eurasian Cemetery,” published in Economic Botany last month, “an extraordinary cache of ancient, well-preserved Cannabis plant remains was recently […]

Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Cannabis Treatment Starting Phase Two Trials
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Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Cannabis Treatment Starting Phase Two Trials

MMJ BioScience, an affiliate of medical cannabis research company MMJ International Holdings, has hired a principal investigator to lead clinical trials exploring potential therapeutic applications of cannabinoids in progressive multiple sclerosis (MS). Dr. Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, a neurology professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo, executive director of the New York State Multiple Sclerosis Consortium will […]