On September 21, 2015, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., will become the first sitting U.S. Senator to speak at a marijuana industry event as the keynote speaker.
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The Department of Health and Human Services announced that researchers who want to conduct non-federally funded research involving marijuana will no longer have to submit study proposals for Public Health Service review.
Since the central issue for the legal marijuana industry is the classification of marijuana as a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act, a new focus on re-classification could be promising.
Last week, on May 25, 2015, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee voted to approve an amendment that would allow VA doctors to discuss and recommend medical marijuana to veterans.
We have become more sophisticated in the ways that we discuss marijuana legalization since former Texas Rep. Ron Paul last ran for President in 2012.
The recent proposal of the CARERS Act and statements from President Barack Obama have spawned a lot of interest and momentum in cannabis stocks, and it is especially noticeable after such a languid period last year.
Were the law to change in ways that would permit rigorous scientific research into the medical potential for marijuana, patient outcomes could improve and a whole new world of pharmaceutical investment could open up.
Cannabis stocks were mostly lower today, not too surprising given the day of the week. Unfortunately, the earlier enthusiasm around the potentially game changing CARERS Act has quickly waned.
Today we’ll be looking under the hood of two more companies, but before we do it’s worth spending a moment to take note of how the cannabis industry could be massively reframed as a result of recent news out of Washington, D.C.
Stocks rebounded today as March volatility continues. This time markets were in rally mode with the S&P 500 climbing 1.26% to 2,066. U.S. stocks have crossed back into positive territory for the year.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill made headlines this week as a bi-partisan collection of senators introduced legislation to radically reform our country’s federal marijuana laws.