Lexaria Bioscience Receives Groundbreaking U.S. Patent Allowance for its DehydraTECH™ Delivery of THC, NSAIDs, Nicotine and Vitamins

The Canadian cannabis industry has made significant strides over the last year and although licensed producers have been in the spotlight, other companies have also benefited from this movement. One company we have been watching is Lexaria Bioscience (OTC: LXRP) which has announced several developments over the last year that have the company well positioned…

Cannabis genome project will allow for new crops, better medicine

Marijuana is slowly gaining public and legal acceptance, but there’s still a lot to be learned about the plant. With that in mind, researchers from the University of California Davis have started a project to map the cannabis genome. Hemp and marijuana are two different species, but they’re both strains of the cannabis (Cannabis sativa) plant. The main…

New Jersey Medical Marijuana Panel Approves 5 New Qualifying Conditions

Anxiety and migraine sufferers may get a chance to use medical cannabis as a treatment in the Garden State New Jersey’s notoriously strict medical marijuana program may be on the road to expansion, thanks to the approval of five new ailments as qualifying conditions for medical cannabis by state regulators. Patch reports that the state’s Medicinal Marijuana Review Panel…

Danish companies queue to grow cannabis

Companies have begun applying to Denmark’s medicines regulator to grow cannabis plants ahead of the drug becoming legalised for medicinal purposes next year, it’s reported. Some 13 companies have already submitted applications for growing cannabis plants to the Laegemiddelstyrelsen, so that they can help treat Danes suffering from painful illnesses such as cancer and multiple…