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Another Financial Double Treat For The Marijuana Industry

Another Financial Double Treat For The Marijuana Industry

For marijuana shops, this means paying taxes on gross profits before excise taxes and deductions, rather than on their net income, and it’s leaving them with minimal profits (if any). Without tax code reform it may be incredibly difficult for marijuana businesses to make significant financial headway. Government and university researchers, as well as pharmaceutical companies such as GW Pharmaceuticals, […]

August 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Louisiana Medical Marijuana Update: Who Can Get It?

Louisiana Medical Marijuana Update: Who Can Get It?

As the law is currently written, only people with one of three disease states qualify for a prescription: • Those undergoing chemotherapy for treatment of cancer • Those with spastic quadriplegia, a rare form of cerebral palsy that causes chronic muscle stiffness • Those patients suffering from glaucoma However, the number of disease states could expand during next year’s legislative […]

July 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Medical Marijuana Bill Billed As “Catch-22”

Medical Marijuana Bill Billed As “Catch-22”

“So, depending on the condition, it might make them more comfortable which improves their quality of life, which is huge, or it might actually treat the underlying condition,” said Memorial Health’s Dr. Eric Pearlman. This week, the Georgia Department of Public Health opened the online registry where doctors can apply for patients to legally carry the drug that can be […]

June 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Are There Good Pot Stocks to Invest Today?

Are There Good Pot Stocks to Invest Today?

Marijuana has been hailed as an effective treatment for pain, cancer, epilepsy, glaucoma, and more. New reports show marijuana is also effective in treating Alzheimer’s disease. Research published September 2014 in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease “strongly suggests that THC (the main active ingredient in marijuana) could be a potential therapeutic treatment option for Alzheimer’s disease through multiple functions and […]

June 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Supporters Of Medical Marijuana Rally In Front Of Pa. Capitol

Supporters Of Medical Marijuana Rally In Front Of Pa. Capitol

SB 3 would enable doctors to prescribe marijuana or marijuana-derived medications to people afflicted with a wide range of illnesses, including seizures, cancer, multiple sclerosis and post traumatic stress syndrome. The Tioga County Republican has said he doesn’t plan to hold a vote on SB 3, which recently passed the senate 40-7, and which now sits in Baker’s committee. Baker […]

June 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Why Medical Marijuana Should Be Legalized: The Facts

Why Medical Marijuana Should Be Legalized: The Facts

Marijuana should be legalized.  If not, people will get marijuana on the streets and marijuana obtained on the streets is of unknown quality, the dosage is not standard, and it definitely is risky and not safe. Also, few studies evaluate the patients’ claims, while thousands of Canadians continue to seek relief from different symptoms, from pain and inflammation, from epilepsy to multiple sclerosis, […]

May 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
“When Can We Buy Medical Marijuana?”, Ask Illinois Residents

“When Can We Buy Medical Marijuana?”, Ask Illinois Residents

            Medical marijuana has been just out of reach for Illinois residents for months, despite the fact that lawmakers made it legal more than a year ago. Medical marijuana became legal in Illinois more than a year ago, but there are several more steps that had to happen before residents could take part in the […]

May 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
In Sacramento, Businessmen Learn How To Capitalize On Marijuana

In Sacramento, Businessmen Learn How To Capitalize On Marijuana

But not everyone is on board the cannabis train. “We don’t need any more stoned people, workers and teachers and drivers and students,” said Carla Lowe of Carmichael, the founder of Citizens Against Legalizing Marijuana. “We don’t need more kids dropping out of school.” That potential includes everything from cannabis-based herbal oils to marijuana edibles, which are legal under California’s […]

April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Supporters Of Medical Marijuana March Towards Statehouse

Supporters Of Medical Marijuana March Towards Statehouse

The legislation would make medical marijuana available to people with certain chronic diseases, such as cancer, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy. Those approved by a doctor could purchase marijuana products produced in Iowa and sold at state-licensed dispensaries. Last year, the Legislature approved a law allowing some residents with epilepsy to use oil with an ingredient derived from marijuana for treatment. […]

April 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Additional Illnesses Added To Permit To Use Medical Marijuana

Additional Illnesses Added To Permit To Use Medical Marijuana

A Cedar Falls mother whose 3-year-old son has intractable epilepsy said she’s lost a part of her son to the multiple medications he’s taking. “This is more than just make it so that he doesn’t have seizures anymore. It want him back. I want him to thrive and live and enjoy us and if a plant can do that then […]

March 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing