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Once Again Cannabis Treats Migraine Pain Better Than Prescription Medication

In what seems like the never-ending battle to one up each other, this time cannabis has stolen the spotlight from leading prescription drugs. The opponent: migraine pain medication. The highlight: active compounds in cannabis reduce pain and have fewer side effects than the legal stuff. In a study consisting of 127 participants who suffer from…

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Mobile Gaming Market Experiences Exponential Growth

Given the vast improvements in mobile technology and overall user experience, many would not be surprised to learn the mobile gaming market plans to make unprecedented growth in 2017. In an article originally produced by Emma McDonald of Newzoo, the specific figures for the mobile games market are presented with positive implications for the industry…

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Cannabis Helping Children in Ways Conventional Medicine Cannot

Given the rapid increase in cannabis-based medical research over the past few years, amazing data has been collected regarding the potential to help children suffering from rare seizure disorders. In an article originally written by Andre Bourque of Entrepreneur, researchers are shocked by the cases of medical cannabis helping children in ways not currently available…

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Mobile Gaming Market Experiences Exponential Growth

Given the vast improvements in mobile technology and overall user experience, many would not be surprised to learn the mobile gaming market plans to make unprecedented growth in 2017. In an article originally produced by Emma McDonald of Newzoo, the specific figures for the mobile games market are presented with positive implications for the industry…

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Top Gaming Companies Saw Impressive Growth in 2016

Last year, the game revenues of the top 25 performing public companies put up impressive numbers, generating a total of $70.4 billion. What was even more impressive than that 17 percent year-over-year increase though, was the performance of the top 10 public companies, whose combined $53.7 billion represented a 24 percent increase. Last year’s top…

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Cannabis Industry Finally Welcomes Mainstream Investors

It’s no secret that the cannabis industry is on the rise. After producing nearly $7 million in 2016 and making strides on the legalization front, the cannabis industry has begun to attract more mainstream investors than ever before. Investing in cannabis has proved to be nearly limitless. The industry’s growth means that traditional cannabis products,…

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Support for Marijuana Legalization Rose to New High in 2016

You may have had a feeling that public support for marijuana increased last year, given the outcome of November’s election and a generally dissolving social stigma around the plant. If so, your suspicions were correct. The General Social Survey has recently published proof that support for legalization surged last year. According to the survey, in…

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First ETF for marijuana stocks

Canada is taking advantage of the time the United States is spending renegotiating its North American trade deal. The focus of Canada’s venture: a fund that invests in medical marijuana stocks. It has yet to prove lucrative due to it still being in its early stages, but that has not stopped potential investors from debating…

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Legalized Marijuana Could Help Curb the Opioid Epidemic, Study Finds

Within the states that have legalized medical cannabis, hospitals have treated fewer users of opioids, something that was foreseeable, yet unexpected. Those states saw an average of a 23 percent decrease in patients who sought treatment for opioid painkiller dependence. Similarly, hospitalizations as a result for opioid overdoses dropped by an average of 13 percent.…

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