A small company in California has developed a breathalyzer to detect recent marijuana use. The company already has conducted two clinical trials and is beginning to ramp up production.
Paul Ausick
It has long been observed that marijuana — or cannabis, weed, grass, or pot, as you prefer — can produce seemingly contradictory psychological effects in the people who smoke (or, these...
Colman Andrews
The U.S. House and Senate have approved the 2018 Farm Bill that includes provisions to once again legalize industrial hemp farming. The bill is now waiting for an expected signature from the...
Paul Ausick
People who have tested positive for coronavirus should avoid using cannabis products according to research firm Aurelius Data.
Paul Ausick
Although hemp has been removed from the FDA's list of controlled substances, the agency retains authority to review for safety products that use hemp.
Paul Ausick
Budweiser brewer AB InBev and Canadian marijuana firm Tilray announced a $100 million joint research effort that could result in new marijuana-laced adult beverages. How can it cost so much to...
Paul Ausick
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has essentially relaxed its definition of hemp and the U.S. Senate is considering a bill that would legalize hemp farming. Is this a first step to full...
Paul Ausick
Following more than 200 reports of respiratory illness and one death possibly linked to using e-cigarettes, the U.S. FDA and CDC are stepping up their investigation into the use of the devices and...
Paul Ausick
Provisions legalizing industrial hemp farming were inserted in the 2018 Farm Bill now being debated in Congress. The provisions have one very important friend in high places.
Paul Ausick
Zynerba Pharmaceuticals shares were crushed early on Thursday after the company reported topline results from an early stage clinical study.
Chris Lange
Gourmet ice-cream brand Häagen-Dazs is rolling out a new alcohol-infused product line called "Spirits" with six new flavors based on bourbon, rum, Irish cream, stout, and Amaretto. What's not to...
Paul Ausick
A new variety of cannabidiol (CBD) derived from a completely legal plant has just been introduced to the market. It's legally available in all 50 states, even under federal law.
Paul Ausick
On Friday, May 31, the FDA is holding a hearing as a first step to developing review and approval procedures for products containing cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive ingredient in marijuana.
Paul Ausick
Cannabis infused beverages have emerged as a high growth segment within the edibles category. One analyst believes that the growth within the beverage industry will be a driving force.
Chris Lange
A study on mice in Germany indicates that older people may benefit from low doses of THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana.
Paul Ausick