North-east woman fined for growing cannabis despite using drug for cancer pains

A cancer sufferer who was prosecuted for growing four cannabis plants for medical use today said she was “disappointed” after she was handed a fine rather than an admonishment. Jacqui Ritchie, 49, was appearing at Aberdeen Sheriff Court for sentencing after admitting producing the plants. The offence took place at her home in Stonehaven’s Redcloak…

Organigram Positioned for Substantial Growth from Edible Marijuana Products

One of Canada’s leading medical marijuana producers says it is ready to take advantage of the sale of cannabis edibles and concentrates. Organigram Holdings Inc. (TSX-V:OGI) (OTCQB:OGRMF) (the “Company” or “Organigram”) says the recent announcement that the federal government will likely approve the production and sale of edibles for the recreational market will give it…

California Awaits Direction on Transporting Legal Marijuana

California’s recreational cannabis market is set to open in January 2018, but regulators have yet to release details for how distribution licensing will work for what looks to be a $500-million logistics industry regionally. The California Bureau of Cannabis Control is responsible for setting the licensing requirements for distributors. In June, the Medicinal and Adult-use Cannabis Regulation…

The New Cannabis Capsule Is So Powerful It Can Replace Any Pain Killer

Made from organic fair trade cocoa butter and distilled THC oil Painkilling drugs, like many pharmaceuticals, have come under fire for their harmful side effects. Despite these well-documented effects, pharmaceuticals still have a monopoly over the health business and have even come between natural products and FDA approval. However, cannabis has been gaining a steady voice in the…

‘Right to Try’ and Proving and Disproving Medical Marijuana Claims by the FDA

There are only a handful of medical marijuana or CBD-related clinical trials Recent statements from the Federal Drug Administration Commissioner suggest that the agency may be considering the legitimacy of medical marijuana claims, years after legalization of the herb for medicinal purposes has taken hold in over half of the country. Most specifically, the concern…