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Vivo Cannabis Inc. said it will cut about 18 percent of its workforce and sell non-core assets as part of its efforts to reduce costs and achieve positive operating cash flow. The Canadian cannabis company also announced changes to its leadership team. Vivo said it will eliminate about 18 percent...

Missouri has launched medical marijuana sales in the state, with the first licensed marijuana dispensaries opening over the weekend in St. Louis County. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services or DHSS said on Saturday that the first legal sales of medical marijuana in Missouri occurred...

uscoronavirus oct19 Even as COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge in majority of U.S. states, a lower infection and death rate was recorded nationally in the last 24 hours. With 48,210 new cases reporting, the national total increased to 8155592, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. With 388 deaths reported nationally, the total number of COVID casualties in the U.S. increased to 219676. The outbreak is

Cannabis company Schwazze, which went on an acquisition spree in 2019, has terminated yet another proposed acquisition this year. Schwazze, formerly operating as Medicine Man Technologies Inc., said in a regulatory filing that it has terminated its proposed acquisition of Canyon LLC, a Colorado-based...

who oct16 A study by the World Health Organization (WHO) has found that anti-viral drug remdesivir is not effective in the treatment of COVID-19. The United States and some other countries have been using remdesivir and hydroxychloroquine as a life-saving measure against the coronavirus, but there is no conclusive scientific evidence that these tablets can cure the infection from the novel pathogen. The

pfizer covid19 101620 Pfizer Inc (PFE) said Friday that it will apply for emergency authorization use of its COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S. in the third week of November, once safety milestone is achieved.

uscoornavirus oct16 The number of daily coronavirus infections in the United States reached the highest level in 75 days Thursday, crossing the alarming 60000 mark. With 63,927 new cases reporting in the last 24 hours, the national total increased to 7980461, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. This marks more than 50 percent increase from the figures recorded in the country earlier this week. The last t

Vireo Health International Inc., a multi-state cannabis company, said it has launched a new cannabis-based brand called 'Midnight'. The Midnight brand launched at Vireo's four medical dispensaries in New York as a softgel product. It will also be available via wholesale channels to other licensed...

oxforduniversity oct15 Oxford University scientists claimed to have developed a rapid antigen test to diagnose coronavirus infection in less than five minutes. Revealing the results of the test on Thursday, researchers said they hope to start making the testing devices early next year. The Oxfordshire-based University will have to wait for six months to get it approved. The rapid antigen test is ideal for use in mass t

uscoronavirus oct15 Wednesday, the number of daily coronavirus infections in the United States reached the second highest level in more than two months. With 58,190 new cases reporting in the last 24 hours, the national total increased to 7916534, as per to Johns Hopkins University's latest data. This marks a 40 percent increase from the figures recorded in the country two days ago. The daily death toll also is o

Cresco Labs, a multi-state cannabis operator, said it has launched its Remedi cannabis brand as well as its Renew and Realign spray tinctures and Renew capsules in New York. Cresco Labs has also received approval from the New York Department of Health for both THC only and 1:1 CBD to THC capsules,...

uscoronavirus oct14 After a brief lull in new coronavirus infections and related deaths, new cases surged past the 50,000 mark in the United States Tuesday. With 54,008 new cases reporting in the last 24 hours, the national total increased to 7858344, as per to Johns Hopkins University's latest data. This is more than 30 percent of the figures recorded in the previous day. With 824 deaths reported nationally in

Canadian cannabis company Aurora Cannabis Inc. has sold off its entire stake in Australian medical marijuana company Cann Group Ltd., noting that the decision was consistent with its current strategic priorities. Aurora Cannabis said in a filing with the Australian Securities Exchange that it has...

tedrosadhanom oct13 The World Health Organization has warned that using the principle of so-called "herd immunity" to control the coronavirus pandemic is unethical and not a strategy that Governments should pursue. Herd immunity is attained when enough people in a community are infected or vaccinated after which a pathogen stops circulating. Top health experts have warned against that method, saying that it would

uscoronavirus oct13 The United States reported a significantly lower number of coronavirus deaths and infections Monday, when compared to the figures last week. With 41,529 new cases reporting in the last 24 hours, the national total increased to 7804336, as per to Johns Hopkins University's latest data. A total of 315 deaths reported nationally in the last 24 hours is just one third of what was reported in most o

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