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ThursdayDec 05, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Cannabis Legalization Opponents Admit Federal Policy is Blocking Research

Apart from marijuana legalization advocates, Friends of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (FNIDA) have also recognized that the federal authorities’ restrictions on marijuana are inhibiting cannabis research. FNIDA also raised the issue of federal limitations to Congress. FNIDA submitted a proposal to a Senate committee on federal restrictions indicating that the status of marijuana and other drugs on the controlled substances list is inhibiting researchers from conducting studies on the drugs. The group (FNIDA) also requested a federal agency, NIDA, to release a report containing all the research hurdles associated with the controlled substance status of cannabis. In a…

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ThursdayDec 05, 2019 12:55 pm

The Supreme Cannabis Company Inc. (TSX: FIRE) (OTCQX: SPRWF) (FRA: 53S1) Announces New VP to Lead Sales Operations

SPRWF welcomes new senior vice president of commercial to executive team Joel Toguri to advance and oversee company’s provincial, retail sales operations across all brands New VP has two decades of experience spanning the cannabis, alcohol beverage, and apparel industries The Supreme Cannabis Company Inc. (TSX: FIRE) (OTCQX: SPRWF) (FRA: 53S1), a global diversified portfolio of cannabis companies, has announced the appointment of a new senior vice president of commercial (http://cnw.fm/XWt6G). With more than two decades of regulated industry expertise under his belt, including experience working in the cannabis space, Joel Toguri is well suited to further strengthening the SPRWF executive…

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ThursdayDec 05, 2019 11:57 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP) Makes Edible Drug Delivery Platform Even Faster

Lexaria Bioscience is a company that is passionate about establishing alternatives to inhalation for rapid-response drug substance delivery in order to eliminate the lung harm that smoking or vaping may cause Lexaria’s DehydraTECH platform has generated numerous patents with more pending as a way to provide quick substance delivery to the user’s bloodstream and better access through the blood-brain barrier Lexaria recently announced it had further improved DehydraTECH, as demonstrated in testing that showed early pilot-stage human trial participants began to note edible THC effects in under 10 minutes – more rapidly than the previous DehydraTECH formulation Prior technology testing…

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ThursdayDec 05, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – Federal Agency Says Those with Drug Convictions Can Work at Credit Unions

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) is allowing people previously convicted of drug possession to work at credit unions. In July, the NCUA board announced the proposed changes to their employment regulations, which allows an exception for low-level drug offenders. On Monday, the agency published its ruling in the Federal Register and said that that it examined the comments submitted by the public and that the changes will be enacted into law. The published notice states that although the NCUA board is not overlooking the impact of drug possession and use on public health, the board believes that people previously…

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WednesdayDec 04, 2019 4:20 pm

420 with CNW – Campaigners Urge EU to Adopt Medical Marijuana Standards Like Germany’s

According to the newly-born European Medicinal Cannabis Association (EUMCA), businesses across Europe should adopt the good practices being implemented by Germany in their medical marijuana industry. EUMCA was established recently, and it is taking its first stride in the Brussels bubble by advocating for a medical marijuana regulatory framework that could be implemented by the EU member states. Although medical marijuana is well developed in some of the EU member countries, only standards that cut across all the EU member states can ensure that patients across Europe access the same rules. EUMCA said that having different laws governing the prescribing…

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WednesdayDec 04, 2019 2:24 pm

Lexaria Bioscience Corp.’s (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP) DehydraTECH™ Drug Delivery Platform Proven to Enhance Absorption of Bioactive Compounds

DehydraTECH™ is patent protected for multiple Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) including hemp oil CBD and cannabis, nicotine, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and fat-soluble vitamins Lexaria has 16 patents granted and over 60 patent applications pending worldwide DehydraTECH™ shown to facilitate rapid uptake and highly targeted delivery of pharmaceuticals to the brain Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP), a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, is accelerating its patented DehydraTECH based drug delivery technology and formulation development. Funding received from the first tranche of Lexaria’s previously announced private placement of units, issued at a price of $0.45 per unit, realized gross…

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WednesdayDec 04, 2019 1:24 pm

No Borders Inc. (NBDR) Launches Revolutionary Blockchain-Based ‘CBD LabChain’ to Deliver Secure, Transparent and Verified Lab Results

CBD LabChain is the all new blockchain data security platform crafted to provide CBD brands with a transparent, immutable certification of CBD lab test results No Borders Labs believes CBD LabChain offers a powerful tool to overcome common consumer concerns regarding trying or using hemp-derived CBD products No Borders continues its early filing tradition as a listed company on the OTC Market, reporting another record quarter of revenue growth No Borders Inc. (OTC: NBDR), a multifaceted corporation specializing in the acquisition, creation and scaling of commercial and consumer products by utilizing cutting edge technologies to reduce costs while increasing revenues…

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WednesdayDec 04, 2019 12:49 pm

Dama Financial Product Integration With PayWana Set to Revolutionize Retail Checkout Processing

New Dama financial partnership with PayWana™ integrates online banking solution with self-service technology to minimize wait times and expenses at retail locations across U.S. The partnership is designed to uniquely address some of the challenges cash-intensive businesses face Holders of Premier accounts managed by Dama can send payments via electronic ACH, wire transfer, or check to approved payees on clients’ behalf Through a new strategic partnership, Dama Financial is integrating the online banking solution it manages on behalf of its sponsor banks, and its payment processing software Paytender(SM) with PayWana™ self-service technology, Dama Financial announced in a press release (http://cnw.fm/t7wdM). PayWana…

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WednesdayDec 04, 2019 11:38 am

HTC Extraction Systems (TSX.V: HTC) Acquisition Augments Company’s Output Capability

HTC acquires California-based Kase Farma Inc. HTC Extraction Systems announces tolling contracts, project progress and more Hemp-derived CBD market set to grow to $22 billion by 2022 With the acquisition of a company engaged in the extraction, purification and wholesale distribution of hemp-based cannabinoid extracts, HTC Extraction Systems (TSX.V: HTC) has bolstered its output capability and institutional knowledge considerably. The acquired entity – Kase Farma Inc. of Ceres, California – is currently expanding and upgrading its extraction, refining and processing operations. Kase Farma will enter into an intellectual property licensing agreement with Starling Brands Inc., the vendor. Under this licensing…

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WednesdayDec 04, 2019 4:20 am

420 with CNW – How Marijuana Can Improve Your Holidays

The holiday season is around the corner, and it is a time of festivities and gathering of families, friends, and relatives. To some, the season is a source of stress, anxiety, and insomnia. Are you nervous when attending a family gathering? Take a small dose of marijuana to take the edge off. Be careful not to indulge in excess since you do not want a noticeable high. The consumption of marijuana during the following activities can help relieve some of the adverse effects of the festive holidays. Family Get-Togethers Sometimes it can be a challenge to be around relatives when…

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