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pigs-april18.jpg The conventional wisdom is that if the brain cells of humans and other mammals are deprived of oxygen for 4-5 min, they begin to die, and that the loss of brain functions after death is irreversible. But the findings of a study conducted by Yale University researchers challenge these long-held assumptions.

Canadian marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACB, ACB.TO) has agreed to acquire the remaining 48 percent stake in Hempco Food and Fiber Inc. (HEMP.V) that it does not already own, in a deal that values Hempco at about C$63.4 million. Shares of Hempco gained more than 10 percent in Tuesday's trading. Aurora...

Canadian cannabis company Aphria Inc. (APHA) on Monday reported a net loss for the third quarter and also said it has entered into a series of transactions to accelerate the expiry date of the hostile takeover bid launched by Green Growth Brands Inc. The company's shares lost more than 14 percent in...

gutmicrobiota-april10.jpg The gut-brain connection - i.e., the role of the gut microbiome on the emotional and cognitive centers of the brain - in autism spectrum disorders is a topic that has been garnering attention of late.

crescolabs-april02.jpg U.S. cannabis company Cresco Labs Inc. will acquire cannabis distributor CannaRoyalty Corp. d/b/a Origin House in a deal valued at about C$1.1 billion, the two companies said Monday. The transaction, which represents the largest public company acquisition in the history of the U.S. cannabis industry, has been unanimously approved by the board of directors of both companies.

Applied DNA Sciences Inc. (APDN) and TheraCann International Benchmark Corp., a cannabis and hemp consultancy, said Friday that they have entered into an exclusive licensing and cooperation agreement for a cannabis tracking system. Shares of Applied DNA gained almost 32 percent in Friday's trading following...

canopygrowth-march29.jpg Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp. in partnership with actor Seth Rogen and his longtime friend as well as film collaborator Evan Goldberg, announced the official launch of Houseplant, a new brand of recreational Canadian cannabis. Houseplant was founded by Rogen and Goldberg, with Golberg noting that the two co-founders spent five years diligently preparing for the company's launch.

Drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) plans to sell products containing cannabidiol or CBD in 1,500 stores in nine states, CNBC reported Wednesday. According to the CNBC report, Walgreens will sell CBD-based sprays, creams, and patches in nine states that have legalized marijuana sales...

Cresco Labs Inc., a multistate cannabis operator in the U.S., said it has has received prequalification licensing approval to enter the Michigan cannabis market. The Chicago-based company said Monday that it is now pre-qualified for a cultivation and processing license by the Department of Licensing...

Supreme Cannabis Co. Inc. (FIRE.TO) said it expects to introduce its previously-announced cannabis oil products line to adult-use consumers in select Canadian markets starting April 2019. Initially, the Canadian cannabis company plans to ship oil products to select markets, before expanding distribution...

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