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420 with CNW – Washington D.C. Sees Spike of Synthetic Marijuana Overdoses

It seems the synthetic marijuana overdoses that had the authorities in Washington, D.C worried in July have resurfaced after a lull. In one 24-hour period alone, first responders were called to assist dozens of people who exhibited severe signs of distress from K2 or Spice, a known synthetic form of cannabis. Even more distressing is … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Washington D.C. Sees Spike of Synthetic Marijuana Overdoses”

Canadian Cannabis Legalization Set to Transform the Industrial Hemp Industry

CannabisNewsWire Editorial Coverage: The legalization of cannabis in Canada is about to bring big changes not just for medical cannabis companies but for hemp growers as well. The law legalizing recreational cannabis in Canada will come into force on October 17. This will create new opportunities for hemp growers to produce the plant for CBD … Continue reading “Canadian Cannabis Legalization Set to Transform the Industrial Hemp Industry”

420 with CNW – Canadian Cannabis Investors at Risk of US Entry Bans

In a disturbing development, Canadians who have invested in the cannabis industry now face the risk of being banned permanently from entering the United States. This reality came to light when a prominent Canadian venture capitalist, Sam Znaimer, was told he was permanently barred from entering the U.S. due to his equity holdings in American … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Canadian Cannabis Investors at Risk of US Entry Bans”

Latest Farm Bill Developments Hold Out Hope for Hemp Farmers

CannabisNewsWire Editorial Coverage: After years of wrangling, the U.S. Congress stands on the verge of legalizing the cultivation of industrial hemp. Hemp is a variety of the cannabis sativa plant that doesn’t generate a psychoactive effect. Traditionally used to produce cloth and rope, hemp can also now be used in wellness products and food. Competing … Continue reading “Latest Farm Bill Developments Hold Out Hope for Hemp Farmers”

Canada Leads the Way as North America Embraces a Diverse Cannabis and Hemp Industry

CannabisNewsWire Editorial Coverage: The pending legalization of recreational cannabis and the extraction of cannabinoids from hemp in Canada is only one in a series of changes bringing expectations of new growth to these industries. Legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada is set to establish an industry worth billions of dollars every year. American companies can … Continue reading “Canada Leads the Way as North America Embraces a Diverse Cannabis and Hemp Industry”

Specific Therapeutic Benefits of Cannabidiol (CBD) Validated by FDA

CannabisNewsWire Editorial Coverage: In a landmark announcement, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a drug derived from pure cannabidiol (CBD), Epidiolex, to treat seizures associated with certain forms of severe epilepsy, setting the stage for huge changes in the world of cannabidiol (CBD). FDA approval of a cannabis-based drug represents seismic political, … Continue reading “Specific Therapeutic Benefits of Cannabidiol (CBD) Validated by FDA”

Proposed Legal Changes Offer a Boost for Cannabidiol Companies in the United States

CannabisNewsWire Editorial Coverage: Recent growth in the market for cannabidiol (CBD) products has been strong and appears poised to continue. CBD is an active ingredient derived from industrial hemp that does not contain the psychoactive or “high” effect of marijuana. CBD is used in a wide range of products, from cosmetics to pet supplements. The … Continue reading “Proposed Legal Changes Offer a Boost for Cannabidiol Companies in the United States”

Hemp CBD Products Offer a Natural Alternative to Synthetic-Derived Medicines

CannabisNewsWire Editorial Coverage: The opioid crisis in North America has drawn attention to the urgent need for alternative medicines, and hemp CBD products offer a viable plant-based option. An active ingredient in industrial hemp, Cannabidiol (CBD) can be extracted to be used in a number of different products such as topicals, tinctures, and capsules. The … Continue reading “Hemp CBD Products Offer a Natural Alternative to Synthetic-Derived Medicines”

Change in Legal Status Likely to Drive Unprecedented Growth in Hemp Industry

Highly anticipated legislation to provide legal status for hemp Hemp and cannabis industries forecast to reach $22.6 billion by 2021 Decisions made with eye toward expansion set to bring companies unprecedented growth Following the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill in Congress, a conference committee has now been charged with finalizing the bill, which must … Continue reading “Change in Legal Status Likely to Drive Unprecedented Growth in Hemp Industry”

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