Survey says veterans strongly back legalizing medical marijuana

Veterans tend to be an older, more conservative group, but that doesn’t stop them from advocating for a radical change in direction from the nation’s outdated policies on marijuana. The American Legion, represents many conservative veterans, but that doesn’t stop it from taking progressive positions on certain key issues. A survey released Thursday by the American…

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…