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marijuana-jan14_23oct19.jpg Rooted Apothecary, which makes homemade organic and wildcrafted herbal body care products, has been pulled up by the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission for marketing unapproved cannabidiol products with unsubstantiated claims to treat teething and ear pain in infants, autism, ADHD, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease.

slangworldwide-oct23.jpg Slang Worldwide Inc., a cannabis consumer packaged goods company, said it has entered into a strategic partnership with Cookies, a California-based cannabis and lifestyle brand, to bring Cookies' products to the Colorado market. Slang expects the first Cookies products to be available for sale in Colorado...

ecigeratte-oct18.jpg At a time, when e-cigarettes have been getting a lot of bad press, a new study has found a positive association between the number of people using e-cigarettes and the success rate of giving up smoking. The study led by Dr. Emma Beard, UCL Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, showed that...

Online cannabis shop directory Weedmaps said it has cut its workforce by 25 percent, citing the slow rollout of recreational marijuana in new markets and the lack of sufficient licenses to grow in functioning legal markets. The announcement comes less than two months after the Irvine, California-based...

Cannabis company Cresco Labs Inc. said it has received state approval to sell marijuana for recreational use at all five of its existing medical cannabis dispensaries in Illinois. Cresco Labs noted that it is currently the only company approved in the state to both grow and sell recreational marijuana....

Abacus Health Products, Inc., a manufacturer of CBD-based topical pain-relief treatments, said it will enter the U.S. convenience store market segment through a distribution agreement with E&S International Enterprises, Inc. or ESI. Canada-based Abacus Health manufactures and sells over-the-counter...

Arizona's medical marijuana program saw an increase in patient count in the month of September 2019, while combined retail sales volume of medical marijuana in the state declined from the prior month. According to monthly data released by the Arizona Department of Health Services or ADHS, Arizona's...

elmiron-oct14.jpg Elmiron, the only FDA-approved oral drug to treat interstitial cystitis, also known as bladder pain syndrome, has been found to be associated with a vision-threatening eye condition, according to a new study.

Square Inc., a payment processor and point-of-sale solutions provider, said it has launched a CBD early-access program that will allow businesses in the U.S. to sell CBD products on its platform. The company noted that the CBD products must be hemp-derived and have less than 0.3 percent tetrahydrocannabinol...

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed legislation into law that will allow schools in the state to decide whether parents can administer medical cannabis to their children on K-12 campuses. The bill will allow parents to administer their child's dose of medical cannabis on K-12 campuses under...

Canadian cannabis company Aleafia Health Inc. said it has terminated the wholesale cannabis supply agreement that its wholly-owned subsidiary Emblem Corp. had entered into with Aphria Inc. Aleafia said that Emblem exercised its contractual right to terminate the agreement due to Canada-based Aphria's...

ecigarette-oct09.jpg A recent study has shown that exposure to e-cigarette smoke or ECS with nicotine caused lung cancer in mice.

MedMen Enterprises Inc., a California-based multi-state marijuana operator, said it has decided to terminate the deal to acquire marijuana company PharmaCann LLC in all-stock transaction, citing market developments over the past twelve months and the continued evolution of its business strategy. The...

A U.S.-based law firm has filed a class-action lawsuit against Sundial Growers Inc., alleging that the Canadian cannabis company failed to disclose key information regarding supply and quality control issues ahead of its initial public offering or IPO this summer. Rosen Law Firm, an investor rights...

New Mexico's medical cannabis market continued to expand in the second quarter. According to the latest data from the New Mexico Department of Health or NMDOH, the state's patient count as well as medical cannabis sales volume increased in the second quarter from the preceding first quarter. New...

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