March 2016

Your painful period days could be a thing of the past thanks to Whoopi Goldberg. The comedian teamed up with Maya Elisabeth — an award-winning edibles maker — to create Whoopi Maya, a line of cannabis-infused products to help relieve painful menstrual cramps. So far, the line has four products: a bath soak, body rub, consumable chocolate […]

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Whoopi Goldberg is looking to make some green by getting into the pot business. The comedian and talk show host is teaming up with marijuana entrepreneur and Om Edibles founder Maya Elisabeth with a California-based medical marijuana company aimed at providing pot-based products for women. ‘Whoopi and Maya’ will begin selling four marijuana-based […]

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When you think of cannabis and innovation, Israel likely doesn’t come to mind. But as we’ve recently highlighted here on MERRY JANE, Israel is advanced when it comes to cannabis-related exploration. Last week marked the second annual CannaTech conference, an international summit dedicated to accelerating cannabis innovation. The three-day event held in the capital city of Tel […]

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In light of the positive data, Gover said GW would now request a meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to discuss its plans to seek regulatory approval for treating this particular form of epilepsy. There are currently no FDA-approved therapies for Dravet syndrome. Epidiolex, which is given as a child-friendly syrup, is […]

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LAS VEGAS, March 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The JUJU Royal Brand, founded by DropLeaf, LLC in partnership with JULIAN MARLEY, SON OF LEGENDARY REGGAE ARTIST BOB MARLEY, has already come under fire for breach of contract on payment to one of its original investors. DropLeaf, LLC is being sued by Erin Hackney, whose family […]

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The word spread quickly in August 2011 after Medicinal Genomics sequenced the cannabis genome for the very first time and then published the raw data on the Internet. The genome, from a sample of Chemdog, was very complex, consisting of about 400 million base pairs. Medicinal Genomics announced that it was releasing the data to […]

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Singer Rihanna is following in the footsteps of rapper Snoop Dogg, has she will reportedly be launching her marijuana product line ‘MaRihanna’. The products will be available next year in the four US states where cannabis use is legal, namely Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska. The collection of products will include marijuana flowers, edibles and […]

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“Our team is proud to bring Snoop into the fold.” says Tweed Inc’s president Mark Zekulin. Snoop Dogg made it official on his very own cannabis media site merryjane.com, he is partnering up with Tweed, Canada’s largest medical marijuana supplier. Legalizing cannabis was one of the definite promises of PM Justin Trudeau. Who knows what […]

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