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FridayNov 15, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – What Women Should Know About Marijuana and Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness is held in the month of October. Chances are, you know someone who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. According to U.S. breast cancer statistics, there is a probability that one in eight women in America will develop breast cancer over their lifetime. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that not factoring in other types of cancers, the most common type of cancer among women in the U.S is breast cancer. It does not discriminate on race or ethnicity, and anyone can develop breast cancer. Women can now use marijuana to manage the side effects…

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FridayNov 15, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – Bill Filed in Illinois to Give Marijuana Industry Greater Access to Banking Services

Last week, an Illinois lawmaker filed a bill that would increase access to banking services for marijuana businesses. The number of financial institutions accepting to transact with marijuana-related businesses is increasing; however, the majority are still wary of doing business with cannabis businesses while cannabis remains federally illegal. Now new legislation that would create a licensing process for banks and credit unions has been introduced by Democratic Representative Kambium Buckner. The bill would allow financial institutions to accept and issue special purpose checks for cannabis businesses. The new legislation coincides perfectly with the comprehensive marijuana legalization bill, signed by the…

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ThursdayNov 14, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Why Looking at Indica or Sativa Categorizations Isn’t the Best Way to Select Cannabis Products

Once in a while at your local dispensary, you will hear clients referring to indica or sativa when choosing the marijuana products they want to purchase. These terms are mostly used to describe the characteristics and effects of cannabis buds. Products such as vapes or edibles also lay claim to these terms. Indica-dominant strains are chill, and sativa strains are energetic. Hybrid strains represent a balance between indica and sativa. The question on people's minds is, is the classification of the marijuana strains accurate in predicting a person's experience after using marijuana? According to Daniel Simone Brand, it is not…

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ThursdayNov 14, 2019 2:17 pm

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP) Appoints Strategic Advisor, Advances Tech Platform as Alternative to Smoking and Vaping

Lexaria Bioscience is dedicated to providing healthful alternatives to drug-substance inhalation by providing an edible technology that works as effectively as smoking or vaping at getting substances into the bloodstream The company’s DehydraTECH platform has been licensed to multiple companies in the cannabis and tobacco industries, and Canada’s recent nationwide legalization of cannabis edibles is expected to open even more of a market Gregg Smith, the founder of a New York-based "culture tech" venture investment firm, has joined Lexaria as a senior advisor to help define the company’s leadership strategies Innovations in drug delivery are making the wellness product market…

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ThursdayNov 14, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – What You Need to Know to Grow Marijuana in a Greenhouse

Growers considering to enter into marijuana production are presented with several possibilities of where to grow. The options include indoors, outdoors, or greenhouses, which is a combination of indoor and outdoor. There is an increase in popularity for greenhouse farming among marijuana growers. The efficient means of production has forced many cultivators to switch to greenhouse farming of marijuana. Greenhouses offer farmers the ability to control and protect their crops. It is also cost-saving. Besides, it provides the plants with the natural light of growing outdoors. Marijuana produces high quality and quantity yields if efficient and sophisticated systems of cultivation…

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WednesdayNov 13, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Clinical Trials of Cannabis as a Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer Expected

The United States Food and Drug Administration has granted a flavonoid of cannabis (Caflanone) the status of the Orphan Drug. It is estimated that within the next few months, the approved Orphan Drug will be used in clinical trials for treating pancreatic cancer. The clinical trials will involve human subjects. Flavocure is a drug innovation and development company. The company developed the cannabis flavonoid Caflanone (FBL-03G). The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted Caflanone the Orphan drug status after it was successful in reducing tumor progression in animals with pancreatic cancer through therapy. The Executive Chairman of Flavocure, Dr. Henry…

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WednesdayNov 13, 2019 11:23 am

MCTC Holdings Inc. (MCTC) is “One to Watch”

Achieving considerable progress in the research and development of new products utilizing its innovative cannabinoid delivery systems In the process of introducing several cannabinoid consumer products based on the company’s internally developed high bioavailability infusion technologies Highly experienced management team with significant participation in the cannabis and hemp industries IP portfolio includes four patents on the company’s cannabinoid delivery technology systems MCTC Holdings Inc. (OTC: MCTC) is an innovator in the field of cannabinoid nanoparticles and infusion technologies with several important cannabinoid patents filed and an active research and development program underway. The company was reorganized during June of 2019…

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WednesdayNov 13, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – Yale Teams Up With Weed Company to Study Effects of Cannabis on Stress

The Yale School of Medicine and CT Pharmaceuticals Solutions Inc. have teamed up to conduct a study on the impact of medical marijuana on stress and mental health. On Friday, Yale and CT Pharmaceuticals announced that they would be conducting a phase-one study on the effects of a variety of cannabis strains with medicinal qualities for alleviating pain and stress. They will also examine other conditions such as PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), and opioid replacement. This is a revolutionary clinical study which is the first of its kind to be approved by the state’s Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) medical…

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TuesdayNov 12, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Study Finds That Marijuana Use Disorder is Declining

According to a new study, the number of people diagnosed with cannabis use disorder (CUD) is not increasing. The results contradict the expectation of public health experts who thought that due to the legalization of marijuana, more people would consume more and more weed. The incidence of CUD is decreasing, and this could be attributed to the growing number of states that have made marijuana legal. According to the report, between the years 2002 and 2016, the frequency of CUD decreased significantly across people of all ages. The decrease in cannabis dependence was noticed in adolescents, and young adults and…

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TuesdayNov 12, 2019 10:28 am

LiveWire Ergogenics Inc. (LVVV) Banking on SAFE Banking Act to Pass and Strengthen Company’s Position in Cannabis Space

Passage of SAFE Banking Act will open access to financial services for the multibillion-dollar marijuana industry LiveWire focusing efforts on expanding operations on path to a vertically integrated Company Acquisition of Estrella Ranch property, the LiveWire “Estate Grown Weedery” is “biggest accomplishment yet” LiveWire Ergogenics Inc. (OTC: LVVV), a forward-thinking company involved in the acquisition, licensing and management of fully compliant turnkey facilities engaged in the production of high-quality cannabis-based products and services in California, is closely watching the progress of the SAFE Banking Act, which once passed on the Senate, would allow banks and credit unions to provide financial…

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