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Is It Time To Buy Rolls-Royce Holding plc And GW Pharmaceuticals plc, Among Others?

Is It Time To Buy Rolls-Royce Holding plc And GW Pharmaceuticals plc, Among Others?

With recent weakness in global stock markets, I’m taking a look at four shares with attractive long-term fundamentals. Rolls-Royce At the weekend, The Guardian reported that Rolls-Royce (LSE: RR) will be facing a second corruption investigation in Brazil, looking at allegations that the company paid bribes to win contracts with Brazil’s state-owned oil company, Petrobras. Rolls-Royce is already being investigated by […]

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
By 2016, Big Marijuana Company Could Win FDA Approval

By 2016, Big Marijuana Company Could Win FDA Approval

GW Pharma appears poised to enter the United States cannabis market with its flagship drug product. The drug, called Epidiolex, previously received fast-track status from the FDA and is now in the final Phase 3 study for pediatric epilepsy disorders, according to the Huffington Post. Results are expected in the first quarter of next year. Epidiolex is expected to “breeze […]

August 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Can Minors Use Medical Marijuana?

Can Minors Use Medical Marijuana?

Can minors be allowed to use marijuana?  What about recreational marijuana?  And, what about medical marijuana?  Can they smoke it and/or take it as a pill?  Should they be allowed whether or not they have conditions like asthma, AIDS, Chron’s disease, epilepsy, etc.? Bella has a genetic disorder called 1p36 deletion syndrome that causes a number of problems, including developmental delays, […]

July 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
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 · Feature Article
Parents Lobbying For Legalization Of Medical Pot For Battling Epilepsy In Children

Parents Lobbying For Legalization Of Medical Pot For Battling Epilepsy In Children

Ella Wright suffers from a severe form of epilepsy. The 5-year-old’s epilepsy is so severe that doctors sometimes must induce a coma to control her seizures. Because of this, parents are pushing for Connecticut to pass legislation what will give children access to medical marijuana. Many have already testified that medical marijuana can help cure epilepsy especially in children. That […]

May 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Legal Medical Marijuana for Kids? Should This Be Approved?

Legal Medical Marijuana for Kids? Should This Be Approved?

Figi, specifically, is talking about an oil derived from “Charlotte’s Web”—a strain of cannabis that saved her daughter, Charlotte, and now bears her name. Unlike common strains of marijuana, Charlotte’s Web contains very little (less than .3 percent) THC—the psychoactive substance that brings about marijuana’s distinctive high. Instead, the plant produces a higher concentration of cannabidiol (hereafter referred to as […]

April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
8-Year-Old Epileptic Patient Dies, Pot Could Have Save Her, Parents Said

8-Year-Old Epileptic Patient Dies, Pot Could Have Save Her, Parents Said

Katelyn Pauling had epilepsy and a nervous system disorder. Katelyn and her parents, Jeremy and Kristy Pauling, were often present at the state Capitol during the push to legalize medical marijuana. The first medical cannabis distribution center opens in Minneapolis July 1. Katelyn, whose parents worked to pass legislation legalizing medical marijuana in Minnesota, has died at age 8.  They […]

March 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Supporters Of Medical Marijuana Express Hope For Expansion Of Law

Supporters Of Medical Marijuana Express Hope For Expansion Of Law

Legislators who support the expansion gathered in a Senate meeting room Tuesday with patients who want to use marijuana to treat diseases such as cancer, multiple sclerosis and post-traumatic stress disorder. “Sick people aren’t second-class citizens, and we deserve rights to medications that can treat diseases,” said Katie Krug of Grimes, who has severe ulcerative colitis. Sen. Joe Bolkcom, D-Iowa […]

March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Montel Williams Speaking For Medical Pot Bill Of Missouri

Montel Williams Speaking For Medical Pot Bill Of Missouri

The legislation also limits the amount of marijuana a person could get without special permission to 2.5 ounces every two weeks. A patient would have to get a recommendation from a physician and then apply to the states health department before being able to purchase medical marijuana. The bill lists specific eligible ailments, but also lays out a process for […]

February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
New Marijuana Study Might Skeptics Raise One Eyebrow

New Marijuana Study Might Skeptics Raise One Eyebrow

In the words of the researchers, “We acquired high-resolution MRI scans, and investigated group differences in gray matter using voxel-based morphometry, surface-based morphometry, and shape analysis in structures suggested to be associated with marijuana use, as follows: the nucleus accumbens, amygdala, hippocampus, and cerebellum. No statistically significant differences were found between daily users and nonusers on volume or shape in […]

February 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article