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WednesdayJul 06, 2022 4:20 pm

420 with CNW — White House Recognizes Cannabis’ Therapeutic Value, Promises to Make Reforms

President Joseph Biden has made his views on cannabis quite clear: although he believes in decriminalization and letting states formulate their own cannabis policies, he is an avid opponent of cannabis legalization. Despite that, news coming from the White House reveals that it still recognizes the medical potential of cannabis and that the Biden administration is committed to keeping its marijuana reform promises. Last week, the White House drug czar acknowledged that cannabis has therapeutic potential as a painkiller. He stated that Biden believed existing federal cannabis policies were ineffective and that the administration was still set on passing incremental…

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WednesdayJul 06, 2022 10:30 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Expands Production Capabilities to Support Growing List of Business-to-Business Clientele

Lexaria is a global innovator in drug delivery platforms; its patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology improves the bioavailability, speed of onset, and brain absorption of active pharmaceutical ingredients (“API”) Testing confirms that DehydraTECH-processed cannabidiol beverages maintained 93.4% and 78% potency of CBD a full year and two years after production, respectively Lexaria recently signed two agreements with BevNology LLC, an Atlanta-based company with advanced capabilities that support best-in-class beverage formulations The partnership, which also leverages Lexaria’s superior DehydraTECH-CBD nanoemulsification formulation and processing techniques, could make industry-leading beverage products a reality for many brands  In this year’s letter to shareholders, Lexaria Bioscience (NASDAQ:…

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WednesdayJul 06, 2022 4:20 am

420 with CNW — Only Strong Marijuana Firms Will Survive Economic Downturn

The coronavirus pandemic kickstarted a global economic downturn and plunged the world’s economy into the worst recession since World War II. According to the World Bank, most countries should expect their economies to head into a recession, with the global growth rate expected to slow down from 5.7% in 2021 to 2.9% in 2022. This atmosphere will undoubtedly weed out cannabis companies that were only in it for a quick buck as investors become more cautious with their money. In Europe, marijuana-based startups are having trouble raising capital amid growing fears of a looming recession and global stock markets plunge.…

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TuesdayJul 05, 2022 4:20 pm

420 with CNW — Illinois Disburses $45 Million from Cannabis Taxes to Repair Drug War Harms

Early this year, the Illinois Department of Revenue estimated that in the two years since it first launched its recreational cannabis market, Illinois had collected more than $500 million in cannabis taxes. Now the state is planning on using some of those funds to repair the societal harms caused by the failed war on drugs and decades of prohibition. Illinois officials recently announced that they would be awarding $45 million in grants to reinvest in communities that had been hit the hardest by the drug war. Money generated from taxing the sale of recreational marijuana in the state would be…

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TuesdayJul 05, 2022 11:15 am

Flora Growth Corp.’s (NASDAQ: FLGC) Management Confident in the Company’s Short, Medium, and Long-Term Growth Prospects

Flora just announced the repurchase of $5 million of its outstanding common shares This repurchase aligns with its overall global expansion plan, and its move to grow its market reach These moves by Flora assure shareholders of the company’s commitment to driving shareholder value and exploring various opportunities to do so On June 16, 2022, Flora Growth (NASDAQ: FLGC) announced that its Board of Directors had authorized the repurchase of up to $5 million of its outstanding common shares. This came in the wake of the expiration of a one-year lockup period for specific shareholders who had acquired shares before…

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TuesdayJul 05, 2022 9:15 am

Cilicon’s Partner Program Accelerates Enterprise Innovation and Product ROI via Diversifying Transformation

Cilicon, the leading, globally trusted, product solution provider of cannabis vape technology and manufacturing, announces the launch of its Cilicon Partner Program, a flexible, collaborative distributor partnership to help cannabis vaporizer enterprises expand product selections, upgrade product performance, expedite product delivery cycles and reduce product inventory costs. Cilicon today began accepting cannabis vape hardware distributors of different regions, sizes, levels and needs to further expand the supply market for cannabis vaporizers. The Cilicon Partner Program uses a one-to-one approach to achieve diversification and benefits maximization to help distributors satisfy consumers’ demands in seeking more diversified and humanized products and services,…

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TuesdayJul 05, 2022 4:20 am

420 with CNW — Trial Suggests Marijuana Could Replace Opioids in Pain Management

As more states have opted to end cannabis prohibition and launch legal cannabis markets, there has been a growing body of literature indicating that the controversial plant can be effective against a variety of medical issues. Several studies have found that marijuana can be used to treat chronic pain, and plenty of people are already using the controversial plant as an alternative to pharmaceutical pain medications. Now researchers currently working on a clinical trial to see whether cannabis can be used as an alternative to opioids in pain management have revealed that the pilot phase had “very promising” results. Run…

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FridayJul 01, 2022 4:20 pm

420 with CNW — American Medical Association Approves Measure on Expungement of Cannabis Records

Millions of Americans across the country with cannabis-related offenses on their records may soon have the offenses expunged after the largest professional association of physicians in the United States passed a resolution in favor of expunging marijuana-related offenses. Last week, the American Medical Association (AMA) announced that it had passed a measure that would require states that have either decriminalized or legalized cannabis to expunge marijuana-related arrests and convictions that are now considered legal. The association made this announcement at its annual House Delegates meeting in Chicago, stating that it had already formally adopted this change in policy. A statement…

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FridayJul 01, 2022 4:20 am

420 with CNW — New Congressional Measure Will Enable Cannabis Companies to List on Stock Exchanges

A pair of congressmen has introduced a bipartisan bill that seeks to allow cannabis companies to be listed on national stock exchanges. The bill would also grant the industry access to crucial financial services like banking, solving an issue that has plagued the industry since its inception. Rep. Guy Reschenthaler and Rep. Troy Carter are the cosponsors of the Capital Lending and Investment for Marijuana Businesses (CLIMB) Act. Filed last week, the legislation seeks to allow cannabis and ancillary businesses to access financial services such as checking accounts, cashless payments and loans, something federal law prohibits by threatening action against…

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