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New company to put psilocybin on dissolvable sublingual strips to help treat depression

2020-08-11T00:03:02+00:00

There is a magical moment in the pharmaceutical industry when a government approves a new treatment. For companies researching psilocybin, the psychoactive component in psychedelic mushrooms, that moment [...]

New company to put psilocybin on dissolvable sublingual strips to help treat depression2020-08-11T00:03:02+00:00

Canada is Allowing Psilocybin Access For Terminally Ill Patients

2020-08-10T22:36:40+00:00

Canada just announced that four patients who have been diagnosed with terminal cancer will receive therapy from psilocybin, the psychoactive component in mushrooms. The idea is for the [...]

Canada is Allowing Psilocybin Access For Terminally Ill Patients2020-08-10T22:36:40+00:00

Oklahoma appoints medical marijuana program interim director

2020-08-10T18:50:28+00:00

Oklahoma’s fast-growing, business-friendly medical cannabis program is getting another new regulatory czar – at least on an interim basis. Kelly Williams, the deputy director of the Oklahoma Medical [...]

Oklahoma appoints medical marijuana program interim director2020-08-10T18:50:28+00:00

Illinois governor appoints Danielle Perry as marijuana czar

2020-08-10T18:46:31+00:00

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has chosen a new marijuana “czar” to oversee the state’s industry. According to Crain’s Chicago Business, Pritzker appointed former Obama administration insider Danielle Perry [...]

Illinois governor appoints Danielle Perry as marijuana czar2020-08-10T18:46:31+00:00

Chair of Illinois marijuana company leaves industry to return to newspapers

2020-08-10T17:52:21+00:00

A well-known former publisher of the Chicago Tribune is leaving a multistate marijuana company after barely more than a year to run the bankrupt newspaper chain McClatchy. Tony [...]

Chair of Illinois marijuana company leaves industry to return to newspapers2020-08-10T17:52:21+00:00

Decriminalizing Drugs in Oregon This Election May Reduce Racially Driven Arrests by 95%

2020-08-10T17:26:22+00:00

Image via Oregon could see a massive reduction in racially disproportionate drug possession arrests if voters approve a decriminalization ballot measure this fall, according to a new report [...]

Decriminalizing Drugs in Oregon This Election May Reduce Racially Driven Arrests by 95%2020-08-10T17:26:22+00:00

Uruguay approves new rules to facilitate exports, spur cannabis industry

2020-08-10T17:21:22+00:00

Uruguayan President Lacalle Pou signed two decrees with the aim of spurring development of the medical cannabis and hemp industries and encouraging exports, Deputy Secretary of the Presidency [...]

Uruguay approves new rules to facilitate exports, spur cannabis industry2020-08-10T17:21:22+00:00

Trump’s move to restore some jobless benefits could help cannabis sales

2020-08-10T16:58:21+00:00

The coronavirus-related enhanced jobless benefit of $600 a week that recently expired would be cut to $400 a week under an executive memorandum signed by President Donald Trump [...]

Trump’s move to restore some jobless benefits could help cannabis sales2020-08-10T16:58:21+00:00

Arizona adult-use marijuana initiative wins key legal battle for November ballot

2020-08-10T16:06:58+00:00

An Arizona county judge rejected a challenge to a proposed voter initiative to legalize recreational marijuana. If the ruling is upheld after expected appeals to the state Supreme [...]

Arizona adult-use marijuana initiative wins key legal battle for November ballot2020-08-10T16:06:58+00:00

Army Vet Sentenced to Life Without Parole for $30 Worth of Weed Will Be Released

2020-08-10T15:11:46+00:00

Image via A U.S. Army veteran sentenced to life without parole for selling less than $30 worth of marijuana has been resentenced to time served and is slated [...]

Army Vet Sentenced to Life Without Parole for $30 Worth of Weed Will Be Released2020-08-10T15:11:46+00:00