Just 10 conditions qualify for Minnesota medical marijuana. But that soon could change

More changes may be coming to the Minnesota medical marijuana program. Here’s a quick look at what conditions may soon be added.

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Canopy Growth Enters into Agreement to Acquire Mettrum

SMITHS FALLS, ON and TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2016 /CNW/ – Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: CGC) (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) and Mettrum Health Corp. (TSXV:MT.V) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a definitive arrangement agreement … Read the article

Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Announces Specific Ratios of Cannabinoids Led to Apoptosis in MDA-MB-231 Breast Cancer Cell Viability

Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CNBX) announced today that results from the company’s Cancer HTS research indicates that specific ratios of Cannabinoids led to Apoptosis in MDA-MB-231 Breast Cancer cell viability.

Cannabics Pharmaceuticals is currently developing a personalized treatment based upon screening … Read the article

Obama says government should handle marijuana the same as cigarettes or alcohol

Outgoing president Barack Obama now believes that marijuana should be legally taxed and regulated similar to cigarettes and alcohol. In his final interview as acting president with Rolling Stone, Obama shared his insight on a number of important topics, including … Read the article

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Ireland’s Lower House Expected to Pass MMJ Law

The flag of Ireland.

The lower house of Ireland’s legislature is expected to pass a medical cannabis bill, which would regulate the sale, labeling, advertising and marketing of the plant and related products, according to an Irish Times report. The bill will be debated … Read the article

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Cannabis and Alcohol: It’s Complicated

Alcohol and cannabis are the two most popular psychoactive substances on the planet.

The business relationship between the cannabis and alcohol industries remains strained and detached. In states permitting adult use, the sectors’ overlap is only provided by the state boards that regulate both; however, nowhere are the two legally bought, sold, or … Read the article

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Desert Hot Springs, California Aims to Capitalize on Cannabis Tourism

A main street in Desert Hot Springs, California.

A two-acre patch in Desert Hot Springs, California will soon be host to a 22,000 square-foot greenhouse capable of producing 6,000 pounds of cannabis per year, according to an Independent report. In 2014, the town became the first in Southern … Read the article

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Innovative Industrial Properties’ NYSE Trading Delayed


Trading for the first cannabis-related company to gain approval from the New York Stock Exchange has been delayed, according to a Forbes report. Innovative Industrial Properties, a real estate investment trust, planned to raise $175 million through an initial … Read the article

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Aurora Breaks Ground on Massive Cannabis Facility

A commercial cannabis growing facility in Washington state.

Aurora Cannabis has broken ground on a cannabis cultivation facility that, once completed, will be 800,000 square feet — as large as 16 football fields, according to a Calgary Sun report. The facility, known as Aurora Sky, will be capable … Read the article

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Canopy Growth Strikes Deal to Acquire Canada’s Mettrum Health Corp

A crystals and trichome-covered cannabis bud.

Canopy Growth Corp. has agreed to purchase Canadian licensed medical cannabis producer Mettrum Health Corp., in a deal worth more than $320 million, RTTNews reports. Both companies are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the transaction will … Read the article

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