Tag: Medical

Alabama Bill Would Reboot Medical Cannabis Licensing Process

The Alabama Senate Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry Committee (SACFC) recently passed a bill to finally get the state’s medical cannabis program rolling. Sen. Tim Melson is the legislator who sponsored Senate Bill 46 three years ago, which eventually was passed into law as the Medical Cannabis Act 2021-450 after Gov. Kay Ivey signed it in […]

Study: U.S. Medical Cannabis Laws Increase Patient’s Mental Health

Researchers from the University of Basel in Switzerland recently published a study on April 2 to analyze how medical cannabis legalization in the U.S. has affected the country and its patients’ well-being. Entitled “Medical marijuana laws and mental health in the United States,” researchers wanted to determine the effects of medical cannabis policies on patients […]

African County of Eswatini Introduces Medical Cannabis Legislation

The landlocked country of Eswatini (formerly known as Swaziland), located in southern Africa, recently made a move to legalize medical cannabis. According to a report from VOA Zimbabwe, King Mswati III and the Eswatini government have introduced medical cannabis legislation hoping that it will help curb illegal sales and allow the country to benefit from […]

Utah Legislature Passes Bill To Allow Medical Use of Shrooms, MDMA

The Utah Senate and House unanimously approved a bill that would establish a pilot program for hospitals to administer psilocybin and MDMA as alternative treatment, sending it to the governor. A bill introduced by Senate Majority Whip Kirk Cullimore (R) and House Speaker Pro Tempore James Dunnigan (R), earlier this month, Senate Bill 266, would […]

Cannabis Flower Won’t Be Included in French Medical Cannabis Program

France is currently working toward the eventual launch of its official medical cannabis program, and a new update from the French National Medicines Safety Agency (ANSM) recently announced that access to cannabis flower is not currently included. France’s medical cannabis experiment began in August 2021, and 2024 is set to be the last year of the […]

Washington To Do Away With 37% Medical Cannabis Tax

Lawmakers in Washington State “recently passed a bill granting an exemption from the 37% excise tax for medical marijuana patients and designated providers,” according to Forbes. The passage of the measure eliminates  what has been characterized as “one of the highest tax rates imposed on medical marijuana products.”  The bill, HB 1453, was originally introduced […]

Cannabis Stock Gainers And Losers From March 12, 2024 – AusCann Group Holdings (OTC:ACNNF), Blueberries Medical (OTC:BBRRF)

© 2024 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved. The Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference is coming to Florida The Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference is returning to Florida, in a new venue in Hollywood, on April 16 and 17, 2024. The two-day event at The Diplomat Beach Resort will be a chance for entrepreneurs, both large and small, […]

Bullish Sentiment Across The Cannabis Space – Check Full Movers For March 8, 2024 – Blueberries Medical (OTC:BBRRF), AusCann Group Holdings (OTC:ACNNF)

© 2024 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved. The Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference is coming to Florida The Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference is returning to Florida, in a new venue in Hollywood, on April 16 and 17, 2024. The two-day event at The Diplomat Beach Resort will be a chance for entrepreneurs, both large and small, […]

Female Orgasmic Disorder Could Become a Qualifying Condition for Medical Cannabis in Four States

Four states—Ohio, Illinois, New Mexico, and Connecticut—are now looking into adding female orgasmic disorder (FOD) to the list of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis. There’s mounting research that suggests that cannabis can help women have more orgasms. For those with FOD, defined by the Merck Manuel as a “lack of or delay in sexual climax […]

U.K. Patients Flock to Medical Cannabis Clinics Due to ADHD Pill Shortage

Due to a shortage in stimulant-based drugs for ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder), the U.K.’s limited medical cannabis industry is seeing a spike in patients using cannabis for relief as an alternative. The exodus of patients resorting to medical cannabis shows its growing need. The Guardian reported last September that doctors in England were told not to prescribe […]

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