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West Virginia Looks to Legal Marijuana as a Solution to Budget Crisis

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West Virginia Senator Ed Gaunch calls the financial condition of his state “an unprecedented financial crisis,” saying that during an extended special budget session legislators learned that the state needs an $271 million or more to balance the budget for the fiscal year 2017. Delegate Mike Pushkin thinks that marijuana …

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Investing In Cannabis: Medical Marijuana Part 1

Investing in Cannabis

It’s no secret that the cannabis industry is ripe for investment opportunities. The industry has been labeled as the ‘next frontier’ for savvy investors ever since marijuana started becoming legal for medical and recreational usage. Logically then, as it becomes more widely legalized across the country, cannabis is only going …

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GW Pharmaceuticals Releases 1H 2016 Results

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London-based GW Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ: GWPH) released its second-quarter financial report for fiscal 2016 on Thursday. The company, arguably the most well recognized pharma in the cannabis space, was applauded by the markets in March for its drug development efforts with a spike in value from around $36 to a …

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Vancouver Begins Enforcement For Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

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Less than a year after becoming the first city to regulate cannabis retailers, Vancouver, British Columbia is extending its long arm of the law to crackdown on unlicensed medical marijuana dispensaries and shops. However, most shop owners seem to be fighting the fines and steadfast in keeping their stores open. …

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GW Pharmaceuticals’ Epidiolex Gains Orphan Status For Treating TSC

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After a rough start to 2016, GW Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ:GWPH) has been a top performing cannabis-related stock since mid-March. The company has recently secured Orphan Drug status from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its experimental cannabis-based epilepsy drug. TSC and Epilepsy The company notified its investors through …

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Winning Streak for W Vapes

W Vapes adds to its list of wins with “Best Personal Vaporizer” at HempCon 2016 in San Francisco, California.  “Best Personal Vaporizer”, a coveted industry award, was given to the W Vapes team, the evening of January 23rd, 2016 at the first HempCon trade show and award ceremony of the year.  HempCon is a highly respected trade show, bringing the medicinal cannabis industry together, founded …

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Does iAnthus hold the Answer for the Marijuana Industry?

Twenty-three states plus the District of Columbia have legalized the use of medical marijuana across the U.S. In addition, it is likely that several states will join the existing four states (Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska) that have legalized marijuana for recreational use by adults over the age of 21. …

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