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Cannabis stocks soar on Biden win, legalization hopes and solid results

Cannabis stocks soar on Biden win, legalization hopes and solid results

November has delivered a triple-whammy of great news for cannabis stocks: Several states legalized the use of recreational marijuana, Joe Biden’s presidential victory could lead to more calls for decriminalization, and two leading cannabis companies reported better-than-expected results on…

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California marijuana industry opportunities on the rise

California marijuana industry opportunities on the rise

The turbulent California marijuana market is slowly moving toward stability with strong sales growth and plentiful business opportunities – despite being roiled by the coronavirus pandemic, looting from civil unrest and wildfires. That was among the messages from three…

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New Jersey Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Recreational Cannabis

New Jersey Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Recreational Cannabis

On Tuesday evening, New Jersey voters approved Public Question 1—ending a three-year effort to approve adult-use cannabis in the state. New Jersey was one of four states—along with Arizona, Montana and South Dakota—to approve an adult-use cannabis…

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Oregon Voters Approve Landmark Drug Policy Reforms

Oregon Voters Approve Landmark Drug Policy Reforms

Voters in Oregon made history on Tuesday with the passage of two landmark initiatives aimed at reversing the tide of the War on Drugs. Although votes remain to be counted, Measure 109, a proposal to…

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Study Shows Cannabis is Useful for Long-Term Pain Management

Study Shows Cannabis is Useful for Long-Term Pain Management

A recent study taking place in Israel looked at how effective medical cannabis can be at treating chronic pain, with an emphasis on long-term pain management use.  The study, originally published in The European Journal of Pain and conducted by researchers with…

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Clean Sweep: Cannabis Legalization Ballot Measures Prevail In 5 States

Clean Sweep: Cannabis Legalization Ballot Measures Prevail In 5 States

Voters in five states advanced the cause of marijuana reform on Tuesday with the approval of ballot proposals for cannabis legalization. Three states passed measures to legalize the recreational use of cannabis by adults, one approved medical…

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Study Finds Cannabis Oil An Effective Treatment For Fibromyalgia

Study Finds Cannabis Oil An Effective Treatment For Fibromyalgia

A new Brazilian study shows promising results for fibromyalgia patients. Researchers in Brazil have found that cannabis oil can be an effective treatment for patients with fibromyalgia, according to the results of a clinical trial…

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New Research Analyzes Gender Disparities of Medical Cannabis and Prescription Drug Use

New Research Analyzes Gender Disparities of Medical Cannabis and Prescription Drug Use

A new study suggests that female medical cannabis patients are more likely to decrease their prescription medication use than their male counterparts. A new study out last month from researchers affiliated with DePaul University and John…

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Study: CBD May Help Block Pain-Signalling Pathways

Study: CBD May Help Block Pain-Signalling Pathways

Nerve cells treated with CBD saw reduced levels of a key signalling molecule in the pain pathway. There’s no shortage of anecdotal evidence about the efficacy of cannabidiol (CBD) for treating pain, but a new…

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Montana Supreme Court rejects challenge to legalization ballot measure

Montana Supreme Court rejects challenge to legalization ballot measure

The Montana Supreme Court has refused to consider a last-minute effort to derail the Nov. 3 statewide vote on marijuana legalization. The court’s decision came just two days after the prohibition group Wrong for Montana filed the lawsuit.…

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