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TuesdayFeb 05, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – Does the Tobacco Industry See its Future in Marijuana?

Tobacco cigarette sales have been on the decline in the U.S. for several decades now, and it seems the tobacco industry now sees its future in marijuana. The major tobacco firms have been watching the cannabis industry as it evolves and they now think that having a part of this nascent industry holds the key to the tobacco industry’s future. The Big tobacco companies have several factors that favor their entry into the cannabis industry. First, the tobacco industry has a well-known record of manufacturing products in a way that maximizes their addictive potential. You can therefore bet your last…

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MondayFeb 04, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Baltimore to Stop Prosecuting People for Marijuana Possession

The chief prosecutor in the city of Baltimore has announced that people will no longer be prosecuted for possessing marijuana. This announcement comes as a wave legalization is sweeping across the nation, and marijuana is no longer seen as the evil substance that it once was thought to be. Marilyn Mosby, state attorney for Baltimore, revealed that her office will immediately stop prosecuting cases of marijuana possession. This decision will apply regardless of how much marijuana someone has been found with, or what the criminal history of that person is. Mosby added that no serious person can ever claim that…

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MondayFeb 04, 2019 11:57 am

This Woman Successfully Treats Cancer Patients with Medical Cannabis

Mara Gordon has not been sheltered from cancer. “Cancer is very personal to me,” she begins. “In 1979, I lost my first husband to osteogenic sarcoma. In 1989 I lost my mother to lung cancer. I, then two years later, lost my brother in law to a brain tumor, and then I lost my sister to lung cancer [...] you’ll see that I have my motivations.” After experiencing over two decades of close cancer deaths, Gordon co-founded Aunt Zelda’s in 2011. Aunt Zelda’s is an organization that both works with patients and develops cannabis-based medicines for the treatment of diseases…

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MondayFeb 04, 2019 11:44 am

Positive Legislative Changes to Facilitate Green Hygienics Holdings Inc.’s (GRYN) Growth in San Diego

Recent legislative changes in San Diego are likely to help Green Hygienics Holdings expand to the region, despite increased competition over cultivation land Company’s innovative aeroponic growing technology requires less land while still generating higher quality crops Additional federal legislative changes expected to result in an incredibly favorable business climate for hemp producers The recently passed Federal Farm Bill legalizing hemp forecast to contribute to the growth of the hemp market at a CAGR of 18.4 percent from 2018 to 2022 The demand for cannabis-related real estate has increased significantly in San Diego after the recent legalization and approval of…

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MondayFeb 04, 2019 10:43 am

TransCanna Holdings Inc. (CSE: TCAN) Signs LOI to Acquire Goodfellas Group LLC, Continuing Growth Strategy

LOI signed to acquire full-service advertising/marketing agency Goodfellas Group LLC, which serves cannabis/hemp industries throughout the U.S. TransCanna recently closed IPO, generating C$2.2 million in gross proceeds Principal business centers on branding, transportation, distribution, logistics and fulfillment services to California’s medical and adult-use cannabis industry Selection of Purple Crown Communications Corp. of Vancouver, Canada, as IR consultant is expected to build shareholder base, attract potential investors U.S. legal cannabis industry projected to reach $23.4 billion in consumer spending in 2022, growing at a 22 percent CAGR from 2017-2022 TransCanna Holdings Inc. (CSE: TCAN), which recently raised C$2.2 million through its…

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MondayFeb 04, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – Minnesota Legislators Introduce Marijuana Legalization Bill

Three legislators in Minnesota have introduced a bill that is intended to legalize recreational marijuana for adults in the state. Two senators (Scott Jensen and Melisa Franzen) and House Rep. Mike Freiberg are the brains behind this bill that was introduced on Monday this week. The bill seeks to allow adults over 21 years of age to possess, grow and consume cannabis within the state. The state would also set up mechanisms through which the industry can be regulated in order to ensure that all activities conform to set standards during the cultivation, processing and marketing of marijuana. Special attention…

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FridayFeb 01, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Another Cannabis Lounge Set to Open in Denver

Vape and Play, a social club that will allow patrons to consume marijuana in its premises, is due to open on February 18 in Denver. This will be the second lounge in the city where one can consume marijuana. Such businesses are geared at addressing one of the biggest challenges that has existed since recreational cannabis was legalized in Colorado: where can one consume cannabis after buying it? These businesses want to give cannabis users a place that is a little more than a smoke-filled room from which to consume their cannabis. In fact, Vape and Play aims to provide…

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FridayFeb 01, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – Why Suppositories will be Big in the Medical Marijuana Industry

Many people may feel rather squeamish about sticking a cannabis suppository up their backside, but this method of administration is beginning to attract widespread attention as a way to administer medical cannabis. Several reasons can explain their growing popularity. Better Absorption Rates The most common ways to take medical cannabis are by eating or smoking the substance. However, these two methods of administration don’t allow enough of the cannabis consumed to be absorbed into the bloodstream. For example, the acidic environment inside the stomach and the entire gastrointestinal tract destroys most of the therapeutic ingredients in cannabis before those compounds…

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