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Cannabis Saved My Life: Maddie

Meet Carrie and her daughter, Maddie. Maddie suffers from hydrocephalus, which is a buildup of fluid in the brain’s cavities (ventricles), ultimately causing an increase in the size of the ventricles and cranial pressure. The term hydrocephalus is derived from the Greek words "hydro" meaning water and "cephalus" meaning head. As the name implies, it [...]

Cannabis Saved My Life: Ricky Williams

Former National Football League (NFL) star Running Back Ricky Williams took the time to speak with SmallCapPower at Cannabis Life Conference Toronto, urging cannabis investors to do their research as there is a lot a misinformation that exists. He also talks about the importance of relationship building as well as his motivation for taking cannabis [...]

Cannabis Saved my life Miguel Garcia

The story of Miguel Garcia, a 27 year old Santa Barbara man with Epidermolysis Bulllosa, a rare skin disorder that leads to skin cancer in severe cases such as Miguel's. After 20 years of taking painkillers every 3 hours, Miguel now medicates with cannabis flower and cannabis concentrates to help treat his daily pain as [...]
THAI LAW ABOUT TO MAKE MEDICAL MARIJUANA LEGAL

THAI LAW ABOUT TO MAKE MEDICAL MARIJUANA LEGAL

BANGKOK — The announcement of the nation’s first legal marijuana cultivation facility presages changes to the nation’s drug laws that will soon allow medical use of cannabis, Thailand’s top drug enforcement agent said Tuesday. A recent rewrite of the nation’s strict narcotics laws will allow marijuana to be sold legally over-the-counter with a doctors’ prescription, Narcotics […]

Studies Suggest Cannabis Could Treat The Herpes Virus

Studies Suggest Cannabis Could Treat The Herpes Virus

Cannabis is a powerful healing agent. Strong evidence suggests cannabis may help with yet another unexpected condition: herpes. There’s a possibility that cannabis may treat yet another surprising condition. It has been known for a while that many cannabis patients use topical application of the herb for skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, and other abrasions. Now, […]

Which Is Best For Pain Relief: THC Or CBD?

Which Is Best For Pain Relief: THC Or CBD?

Hoping to find the best strains and products for pain? Here’s the scoop on whether THC or CBD is best for pain management. The world of medical cannabis can be daunting. With all of the new strains and products out there, how do you find the right one? Unfortunately, many medical cannabis patients have to […]

Israel wants to start exporting its cannabis around the world

Israel wants to start exporting its cannabis around the world

When Asi Naim, a severely autistic Israeli boy, started smacking his head against the wall and hurting himself in other ways, his parents tried every kind of psychiatric drug to calm him. Nothing worked. “He was so totally out of it,” said his mother, Ricky Naim Blumenfeld. “It was scary.” Then Asi entered a cannabis-based research program […]

The global cannabis market: How Europe is chipping in

The global cannabis market: How Europe is chipping in

Poland has just legalised medical cannabis. Germany is considering selling it in pharmacies and dispensaries. Several African nations also are mulling it over. Even the United Kingdom seems to be considering the prospect (though the Prime Minister’s government is opposed, so one should not be surprised if it comes to nought). US Market Hits Speed […]

Nearly 70% of online CBD marijuana extracts are mislabeled

Nearly 70% of online CBD marijuana extracts are mislabeled

With 29 states and the District of Columbia having now legalized medical marijuana, many consumers are trying out various types of extracts containing cannabidiol (CBD)—a relatively safe, non-addictive component of marijuana that does not generate a “high” and has shown potential for treating a variety of conditions, including pain, anxiety, and epilepsy. But those buying […]

Snoop Dogg’s venture capital firm is leading an investment in a cannabis lab-testing company

Snoop Dogg’s venture capital firm is leading an investment in a cannabis lab-testing company

Snoop Dogg is a partner of venture capital firm Casa Verde. Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch Casa Verde Capital is leading a $1 million seed round into Cannalysis, a cannabis-lab testing company. Cannalysis tests both medical and recreational cannabis for potency, chemical residue, industrial solvents, pesticides, and microbes in the California market, with plans to […]