Senate Passes Marijuana Amendment While Trump and Sessions Try to Stop It

With Marijuana state laws threatened, a new amendment could potentially help to give states the rights they deserve. Occurring on July 27th, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) went to the Senate and successfully proposed and passed the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment in the Senate Appropriations Committee which will protect lawful medical marijuana programs from being impeded upon by the Dept. of Justice.

Senator Cory Booker Tries to Legalize Marijuana Nationally

Earlier this week, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced legislation that would begin to end the unfair prohibition of marijuana throughout the federal government. The bill would also serve to repair the damage done to the country via prohibition.

Booker was quoted stating that “I believe the federal government should get out of the illegal marijuana business. You see what’s happening around this country right now. Eight states and the District of Columbia have moved to legalize marijuana.

CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. Reports Financial Results for Q3 2017

CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (TSX:CMED)today released its financial results for the three and nine months ended July 31, 2017. Highlights Sales of $4.8 million in the quarter were 80 per cent higher than in the comparable period of the prior year and were 29 per cent higher than the second quarter of 2017.

DOJA Cannabis Company Provides Production Update

DOJA Cannabis Company Limited (CSE: DOJA) is pleased to announce that we commenced cultivating our first cannabis strains in July and that the plants have taken well to their new home at DOJA's production facility in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley.

MedReleaf Corp. Announces Distribution Agreement with CannaKorp Inc.

MedReleaf Corp. ( TSX: LEAF ), North America's first and only ISO 9001 and ICH-GMP certified producer of cannabis-based pharmaceutical products, today announced a multi-year licensing and distribution agreement with Massachusetts -based CannaKorp Inc. ("CannaKorp"), makers of the world's first single-use, pod-based cannabis vaporizing system, the CannaCloud™.