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Tilray Takes Medical Cannabis to the EU

Tilray Takes Medical Cannabis to the EU

This is the first time a company has legally exported live cannabis genetics from North America to Europe.

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Almost 70% of CBD Extracts Sold Online Are Mislabeled

Almost 70% of CBD Extracts Sold Online Are Mislabeled

Products containing either too little or too much CBD than labeled could negate potential clinical benefit to patients.

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Can Cannabinoids Be Used to Treat Cancer?

Can Cannabinoids Be Used to Treat Cancer?

When cannabinoids activate signaling pathways in cancer cells they can stimulate a cell death mechanism called apoptosis, unleashing a potent anti-tumor effect.

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FDA Warns Companies Marketing Unproven Cannabis-derived Products

FDA Warns Companies Marketing Unproven Cannabis-derived Products

The agency has issued warning letters to four companies illegally selling products online that claim to prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure cancer without evidence to support these outcomes.

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Cannabis Cultivation Hurts Environment

Cannabis Cultivation Hurts Environment

Planting cannabis for commercial production in remote locations is creating forest fragmentation, stream modification, soil erosion and landslides.

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Could Cannabinoid-based Drugs Provide a Solution to the Global Antibiotic Crisis?

Could Cannabinoid-based Drugs Provide a Solution to the Global Antibiotic Crisis?

Preliminary studies indicate that cannabinoids can increase the potency and decrease the minimal required therapeutic dosages of antibacterial agents

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Canada House Announces Agreement to Focus on Canadian Extraction Market

Canada House Announces Agreement to Focus on Canadian Extraction Market

The Joint Venture will initially focus on building out an approximate 2,000 square foot facility at Abba’s Pickering cannabis grow facility, to house a cannabis oil extraction operation focused on producing the oils and extracts currently permitted under ACMPR.

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Front Range Bio, UC Davis Form Partnership for Cannabis Genomics Research

Front Range Bio, UC Davis Form Partnership for Cannabis Genomics Research

The project aims to improve this crop to reduce growers reliance on pesticides and excessive application of fertilizers.

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Canada to Invest Further $36.4M in Cannabis Education, Awareness and Surveillance

Canada to Invest Further $36.4M in Cannabis Education, Awareness and Surveillance

The funding will be used to inform Canadians of the health and safety risks of cannabis use and drug-impaired driving.

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EVIO Expands Testing Services at its Northern California Laboratory

EVIO Expands Testing Services at its Northern California Laboratory

In anticipation of California's new testing rules EVIO has invested in additional instrumentation to offer a full suite of testing services including pesticide, microbiological, and expanded cannabinoid potency testing.

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