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MondayOct 28, 2019 12:12 pm

Plus Products Inc. (CSE: PLUS) (OTCQX: PLPRF) Appoints Chief Scientific Officer, Rounds-out Industry Leading Management Team

PLUS recently appointed a respected researcher, Dr. Ari Mackler, as its chief scientific officer to oversee the company’s research and education efforts The company’s CEO believes that Mackler will play an invaluable role in PLUS’ forward operations, positioning it among industry thought leaders The new CSO joins a proven team of professionals, including former CPG executives, chefs, chemists and food-manufacturing experts Plus Products Inc. (CSE: PLUS) (OTCQX: PLPRF), a leading cannabis-branded product company with the two best-selling cannabis products in California, is committed to careful, deliberate product research, formulation and delivery. As part of the company’s strategic plan to strengthen…

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MondayOct 28, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – Connecticut Lawmakers Approve More Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions

The lawmakers in Connecticut have allowed more medical marijuana qualifying conditions. On Tuesday, the General Assembly Regulations Review Committee added five qualifying conditions for adults. Two of the five conditions are intractable neuropathic pain and Tourette syndrome. Patients under the age of 18 with the two ailments were are also approved to use medical marijuana. In a written statement, Michelle H. Seagull, the Consumer Protection Commissioner, thanked the members of the Regulations Review Committee and the Board of Physicians for the addition of the qualifying conditions. She further said that it is good to know that medical marijuana will be…

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FridayOct 25, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Marijuana Legalization Support Undiminished by Vaping Injuries, Gallup Poll Finds

According to a survey released by Gallop on Wednesday, two-thirds (66%) of all Americans are in favor of legalizing marijuana. This shows that the support for marijuana policy reforms has not dwindled in the face of the vaping-related injuries outbreak despite the opponents investing their efforts to pin this on marijuana legalization. Gallup has been polling on marijuana legalization since 1969, and in 2005 the support was at 36%. In the analysis of the latest figures, Gallup’s Jeffrey M. Jones wrote that the states’ and public opinion have increasing become pro-marijuana. In the U.S, 11 states have legalized marijuana for…

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FridayOct 25, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – Michigan Jittery About Availability of Recreational Marijuana

After adult-use recreational marijuana was legalized in Michigan last year, people went to the stores licensed to sell only to realize that they needed medical certification from the state to be able to purchase pot. One year later and Michigan residents still cannot walk into a store and buy weed. However, this may soon be possible in the first quarter of 2020. That is if the  Marijuana Regulatory Agency accepts applications from businesses possessing medical marijuana licenses this fall. Since medical marijuana businesses have passed the rigorous licensing process, it will be quicker and easier to issue recreational selling licenses…

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ThursdayOct 24, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Judge Upholds Massachusetts Vaping Product Sales Ban

On Monday, a Massachusetts judge, Douglas Wilkins, refused to reverse the ban on the sale of vaping products, which was adopted after the outbreak of lung illnesses associated with e-cigarettes. However, he instructed the state of Michigan to modify the ban and solicit public comments. Judge Douglas Wilkins from Suffolk County Superior Court’s ruling was a partial win for Charlie Baker, a Republican Governor who, in response to the outbreak of the lung illnesses, adopted the strictest sales ban. However, Judge Wilkins said that by issuing the ban, Baker overexerted his powers. The judge issued an order that would stop…

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ThursdayOct 24, 2019 2:00 pm

Vaping Crisis as Health Opportunity: Agenda for Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition in Boston Features Timely Vaping Discussion

The timing of this year’s Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) in Boston couldn’t be better. As questions about the safety and regulation of vaping mount, the relevance of the subject matter presented at the Boston CWCBExpo is becoming increasingly evident. Scheduled for October 24-26 at the Hynes Convention Center, CWCBExpo will include a panel discussion titled ‘Vaping Crisis as Health Opportunity’, as well as other pertinent presentations and discussions designed to provide insight on industry regulations and health concerns. Moderating the vaping panel discussion will be Seth Adler, an experienced host, moderator, producer and unlicensed anthropologist. He will…

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ThursdayOct 24, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – Two Studies Show Marijuana is Helping Patients Avoid Opioids

Two studies show that patients suffering from chronic pain are using marijuana instead of addictive pharmaceuticals to help them manage the pain. The studies are an addition to the growing body of research on the importance of marijuana in the growing opioid crisis in the United States. The first study, carried out by researchers from Florida International University, investigated if managing pain was the only reason people substituted opioids with marijuana. The study was published in the International Journal of Drug Policy. The researchers used data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health when evaluating the likelihood of…

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WednesdayOct 23, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Universities Start Offering Marijuana Certificates to Healthcare Professionals

Healthcare professionals can now get cannabis certification from two education institutions, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and Oaksterdam University. Pacific College of Oriental Medical is the first institution to be regionally-accredited to offer healthcare professionals with a Medical Cannabis Certificate. The college is also a leader in integrative healthcare education. This term, the college is partnering with Oaksterdam University to offer bonus cannabis lectures to their students. The cannabis curriculum has been contributed to by professionals in the marijuana sector, and this includes attorneys, academics, activists, farmers and entrepreneurs. Among those who will be teaching are Natalie Darves and Paul…

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WednesdayOct 23, 2019 1:58 pm

Last Chance to Attend Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo; Premier Event Kicks Off This Week

It’s now or never; Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) in Boston opens its doors this Thursday (October 24) and runs through Saturday (October 26) at the Hynes Convention Center. With a slogan of ‘Where Cannabis Means Business’, the three-day, business-to-business trade show event is the leading forum for dispensary owners, growers, suppliers, investors, medical professionals, government regulators, legal counsel and entrepreneurs to gather in one place. CWCBExpo is the place for industry professionals looking to achieve business success and identify new areas of growth in this dynamic and fast-growing industry. Online registration for this premier cannabis event is…

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WednesdayOct 23, 2019 1:38 pm

Boston’s Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition Serves as Singular Event with Timely Content, Relevant Discussions

Savvy cannabis dispensary owners, growers, suppliers, investors, medical professionals, government regulators, legal counsel and entrepreneurs all know where they should be next week – Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition in Boston (CWCBExpo). The premier business-to-business trade show event for the legalized cannabis industry caters to all members of the multifaceted industry and is slated to begin on Thursday, October 24, and run through Saturday, October 26, at the Hynes Convention Center. What makes the Boston CWCBExpo a can’t-miss event for cannabis industry professionals, experts and enthusiasts alike is its relevant, insightful content. The event provides a diverse agenda of…

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