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Illinois hemp bill may benefit medical marijuana industry

A bill in the Illinois General Assembly would allow hemp to be grown locally in Illinois would mark major shift for medical marijuana growers.

Price hike in marijuana causing some medical patients to buy cannabis on the streets instead

The price hike in marijuana is causing some patients to turn back to the streets to buy medicine.

Cannabis trade shows evolve to be mainstream

Marijuana-focused conferences become more frequent as pot legalization looms

Know Your Medicine: CBD

CBD, which stands for the phytocannabinoid cannabidiol (not cannabinoids), has exploded on the cannabis scene in a way that no other natural compound has. Although it has received a huge amount of media attention over the past few years, there are so many questions about it.

OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp (OTCMKTS:OWCP) Turns To IP Protection

Shares of OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp plunged 20.49% in Tuesday’s trading session to end the day at $0.419 a share. The sell-off came on the heels of the company announcing it had taken the necessary steps to protect the intellectual property of its primary products.

'My goal is to listen to patients and to create a better life quality for them'

The Local’s guest columnist Melanie Haynes speaks to Copenhagen Doctor Tina Horsted, one of the city’s few prescribers of medicinal cannabis, and shares her own experiences with the treatment.

Medicinal cannabis in Tasmania: Everything you need to know about the state's rules

The island state of Tasmania is considered a good place to grow medicinal cannabis.

Medicinal cannabis research still needed

There is still much to learn about the benefits of medicinal cannabis, a NSW Health spokesperson says. The NSW Government is currently funding clinical trials to advance the evidence base of the therapeutic potential of medicinal cannabis.

Medicinal cannabis will help me: Toney Fitzgerald

“I have to cure myself and if I can’t, I die”. Toney Fitzgerald is 55 years old and he was recently diagnosed with cancer for the fourth time.

Weed cigarettes are now for sale in Switzerland

It’s official: weed cigarettes are now for sale in Switzerland. Koch & Gsell, a company based out of St. Gallen, has come out with their own brand of cigs, complete with Swiss tobacco and cultivated hemp.