In a study to be published in The International Journal of Pure and Applied Analytical Chemistry, researchers have revealed that it is possible to use a hard-cap espresso machine to create cannabis extracts. The team of researchers made the extracts, meant to be used for analysis, with a common laboratory solvent and a $300 espresso […]

With one year of legal adult use cannabis sales in Colorado and an additional four states and Washington D.C. voting to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, headlines have prompted increasingly bigger waves of investment in the semi-legal industry. By the presidential election of 2016, Arcview Market Research estimates 11 more states will have legalized […]

The Utah Department of Health began issuing hemp extract registration cards on Tuesday, allowing caregivers to possess and use hemp oil extract in treating patients with epilepsy. The card allows for legal possession and use of hemp extract, a non-intoxicating cannabis oil taken from specially bred marijuana plants, for the treatment of epileptic seizures. In […]

After witnessing people enter marijuana dispensaries in Colorado, all of whom praised the benefits of medicinal marijuana, James Kennedy embarked on his own product development and experimentation before launching his own company. The result, Apothecanna, stands as the first skincare company in the United States to be licensed to use cannabis flower extracts in their […]

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said  he would support a “medically responsible proposal” for a treatment program using oil derived from the cannabis plant for controlling epileptic seizures. This is a complete reversal of his position on the use of medical marijuana—at least as it applies to children with seizure disorders. In a statement, the governor said he […]

Mississippi Governor, Phil Bryant, has signed a bill to legalize a marijuana extract to be used as medicine under tightly controlled circumstances. The bill will become law July 1. Gov. Bryant signed the bill after waiting for the Bureau of Narcotics to assure him that the oil can’t be used to produce a high. The medicine will be used […]