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CannabisNewsBreaks – MCTC Holdings, Inc. (MCTCD) Announces Efforts to Advance Cannabinoid Delivery Science via Polymeric Cannabinoid Nanoparticles and Nanofibers

MCTC Holdings (OTC: MCTCD, MCTC) on Monday announced details on its efforts to advance cannabinoid delivery science via polymeric cannabinoid nanoparticles and nanofibers. According to the update, the company is collaborating with two Contract Research Organizations (“CRO”), which continue to make advances in both cannabinoid nanosciences and toward productization of these and related technologies. MCTC plans to market and license…

420 with CNW – Risks of Buying Marijuana from Unregulated Sources

It would be pointless to make mistakes or make yourself sick while cultivating marijuana as if there were no rigorous controls at an approved professional cultivation facility. On rare occasions, marijuana products might be contaminated, and their health benefits might turn to be health hazards. For this reason, you should buy marijuana products from licensed dispensaries and also avoid growing…

Psychedelics, the Next Frontier in Drug Research

A big factor in the recent rise of cannabis legalization is the emergence of legitimate scientific research into the potential health benefits of the plant’s active ingredients, called cannabinoids. Medicines are often derived from naturally occurring compounds, from aspirin to insulin to penicillin. A decent body of research is currently pointing to psilocybin, the psychedelic active ingredient in some types…

Millennials Are Fueling The Cannabis Economy

Among other things, millennials communicate and learn quickly, which makes them more flexible and prone to changes than older generations. Marijuana consumption is still a taboo, but it seems like the millennial generation is working hard to change this fact. They are the pioneers of recreational weed usage and the major reason why nine states decided to legalize marijuana since 2012. Contrary to baby…

Canada’s Marijuana Sales Topped $110 Million in a Month for the First Time

One year ago, marijuana stocks were about the hottest investment on Wall Street. Today, they’re considered an investment that some wouldn’t touch with a 10-foot pole. The expectation had long been that Canadian pot sales would skyrocket as soon adult-use weed received the green light in licensed dispensaries. Unfortunately, things didn’t go as planned, with persistent supply issues keeping product…

Opening a legal cannabis storefront looks different today than it did a year ago

The velvet rope was in place, red carpet rolled out and balloons were even blowing in the wind along with banners announcing the opening of Tokyo Smoke’s latest storefront Monday. But unlike the province’s first legal cannabis outlet openings nearly a year ago, which were met with crowds of customers lineup up out the door, the response to Stoney Creek’s first shop…

This ain’t the Apple Store of weed: These entrepreneurs are shaking up cannabis retail

Andrea Dobbs wasn’t much of a cannabis consumer until her late 40s, when she started experiencing symptoms of perimenopause like depression, sleep issues, and loss of libido. Before legalization, the Vancouverite visited a dispensary to try cannabis edibles. She remembers those early experiences to be lacking: Stores were poorly lit. There were unsealed jars of cannabis, filled with products with…

GTEC Announces Satisfaction of Tumbleweed Milestone

Kelowna, BC, Feb. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GTEC Holdings Ltd. (TSX-V:GTEC) (OTC:GGTTF) (FRA:1BUP) (“GTEC” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that, with the aim to mitigate the dilution to shareholders resulting from the issuance of shares in connection with certain milestone payments, it has entered into an amending agreement on February 4, 2020 (the “Amending Agreement”) with the…