Front Range Biosciences (FRB), a leading agricultural biotech company specializing in tissue culture propagation of high value crops, announced in a press release on October 4, 2018 (1), that it has completed a $10 million Series A round of financing for cannabis research.
Hocking College (Nelsonville, Ohio) reportedly received accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission to proceed with their new cannabis lab technician program (1).
According to a report from CNBC.com (1), the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has rescheduled GW Pharmaceuticals’ cannabidiol (CBD)-based drug, Epidiolex, to schedule V.
We recently spoke to Kevin McKernan, the CSO and Founder of Medicinal Genomics, and Doug Kennedy, the CannMed 2018 Conference Director, about their start in the cannabis industry and what to expect from this year’s CannMed conference.
Pure Cannabis Research AG and Pure Holding AG announced the establishment of the Cannabis Research Center (CRC) in early September 2018. The CRC, located in Switzerland, will reportedly facilitate cutting-edge research on cannabis.
Two U.S. Senators introduced legislation that would allow doctors at the VA to prescribe medical cannabis to veterans in the 31 states that have established medical-marijuana programs.
Priscilla Vilchis, owner and CEO of Premium Produce, was the first licensed female minority in L.A. County, California, and the youngest female minority to be licensed in Nevada. She recently spoke to us about her experience in the cannabis industry, advice for newcomers, and more.
The Cannabis Science Conference, which took place August 28–29, 2018 in Portland, Oregon, saw another year of record-breaking attendance and exhibitors.
Dr. Jacklyn Green, “Dr. Jackie,” CEO of Agate Biosciences, will give a keynote talk today in Rooms A105–A106 starting at 9:50 a.m. The talk is titled “From Feeding Your Head to Feeding the World and Beyond.” Green recently spoke to us about her talk and plans to address the education challenges facing the cannabis industry.
Tracy Ryan, CEO & Founder, CannaKids and Saving Sophie, will give a keynote talk today in Meeting Rooms B113–B116 starting at 9:50 a.m. The talk is titled “Medical Miracles or Simply Science—One Cancer Mom’s Road to a Cure.” Ryan recently spoke to us about her talk and plans to address the research challenges facing the cannabis industry.