Category: medical marijuana

Pennsylvania Cannabis Dispensaries Already Experiencing Product Shortages

The first few weeks of legal medical cannabis sales in the state of Pennsylvania haven’t gone as smoothly as many would have hoped, as dispensaries are experiencing shortages. Even though there are plenty of potential customers willing to pay high prices for cannabis medicine, the demand was simply greater than the supply – with some dispensaries selling out of CBD and shatter within the first hour of opening. In fact, there has been only one distributor that has been able to ship product so far, with the rest hoping to be able to do so by the end of...

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GREEN SPIRIT INDUSTRIES INC. NAMES DR. HARLAN R. RIBNIK, MD TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

San Juan, Puerto Rico, February 21, 2018 – Green Spirit Industries Inc. (OTC Pink: GSRX) (“Green Spirit” or, the “Company”) announced today that Dr. Harlan R., Ribnik, MD has been named to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dr. Ribnik is a licensed anesthesiologist and pain management specialist actively practicing in Colorado, Wyoming and Idaho. He began private practice in Wyoming in 1989. Since 2005, he has limited his practice to pain management. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Ribnik is a clinical instructor at the University of Wyoming College of Human Medicine. “We are pleased and...

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Pennsylvania State Attorney General Defends Patients’ Rights to Medical Cannabis

With the first medical cannabis dispensary officially open in Pennsylvania, of course there is a buzz in the state surrounding the legality of the emerging industry. Despite all of the threatening actions and out of touch statements coming from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions regarding legal cannabis, patients and business owners in the Keystone state can rest assured knowing that at least some of their elected officials will protect the rights of the citizens. One of those officials is Pennsylvania state Attorney General Josh Shapiro, who defended the medical marijuana program in an interview with KDKA-TV, a CBS affiliate...

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First Pennsylvania Dispensary Officially Opens

The first-ever medical cannabis dispensary in the state of Pennsylvania is now officially open and licensed to sell the medicine to patients that have the proper cards. Keystone Canna Remedies, located in Bethlehem, PA, recently held its grand opening. The dispensary’s grand opening was put together by the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce. A packed house of patients, medical professionals and area business leaders witnessed the ribbon cutting ceremony, indicating the obvious lucrative opportunities that legal medicinal cannabis can bring to the Keystone State. “Welcome to the 21st Century,” Tony Iannelli, CEO of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber...

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Study Shows Medical Cannabis Helps Reverse Specific Harmful Effects of Tobacco

Most people who have used both cannabis and tobacco would tell you that tobacco is more harmful for the body, especially in the long run. Everyone knows that smoking cigarettes causes cancer, but there are also many other harmful side effects from tobacco use that you might not be aware of – yet another reason to stay away from it. One of the many little known issues that come with smoking tobacco is a disease called Thromboangiitis obliterans (TO). TO clots capillary blood vessels in the veins and arteries of the fingers and toes, due to the inflammation of...

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Florida Judge to Hear Case Against the State’s Smokable Cannabis Ban

When voters passed medical marijuana in Florida in the 2016 election, many celebrated the victory as it would finally mean gaining access to a needed medicine. However, when lawmakers finally passed laws earlier this year to implement the voter-approved law, they made the decision to ban smokable medical cannabis. This immediately became an issue between the state and the group who helped make the initiative become a reality, People United for Medical Marijuana, and lawyer John Morgan, who wrote the initiative. Before the bill regulating medical cannabis was passed by lawmakers, Morgan had promised he would sue the state...

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