Tag Archives: Cannabis

Medical cannabis is gaining momentum in Asia

Hemp plants are grown for medical research purposes in Chiang Mai province, Thailand. Taylor Weidman | Bloomberg | Getty Images With Thailand’s legalization of medical cannabis in February, some experts predict that other Southeast Asian countries may move to decriminalize the plant. If that happens, it could prove a significant opportunity for investors interested in… Read More »

Israel regulator warns of medical cannabis bubble, eyes Australia pact

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Medical cannabis could become an investment bubble in Israel, the country’s market regulator warned, as cash floods into a rapidly-expanding industry where few companies yet make money. A special unit has been formed by the Israel Securities Authority (ISA) to ensure investors are protected and not being misled, agency chair Anat Guetta… Read More »

Critics call them ‘kickbacks’: Pot producers paying millions in fees to cannabis clinics for patient-customers

Some in the industry call them “referral fees,” others “educational grants.” To at least one bioethicist, they are simply kickbacks. Licensed producers of medical cannabis are paying millions of dollars to cannabis clinics across the country in exchange for patients who register their marijuana prescriptions with the companies, corporate documents and interviews reveal. What just… Read More »

Marijuana Alters Sperm? Erectile Dysfunction and Other Effects of Cannabis on Sex and Fertility

Sexual performance (Photo Credits: Instagram) Sex on pot is probably the bee’s knees. For centuries, marijuana has been touted as an aphrodisiac, so much that the conservatives even blame it for loosening sexual morals and causing an “epidemic” of promiscuity. But in recent years, a wide body of evidence suggests that we may be reading… Read More »