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SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 11, 2014--Mentor Capital, Inc. (OTC Markets: MNTR) announced today that it has been selected by Bhang Chocolate Company, Inc. to provide $39 Million in equity funding for Bhang’s national and international expansion and to help further extend their market-leading brand across the marijuana related sector. Mentor Capital CEO, Chet Billingsley, affirms, “By a wide margin, five time cannabis cup winner, Bhang Chocolate is recognized as the world’s singular leading cannabis brand. We feel privileged to be working with the Bhang management team lead by founder Scott Van Rixel. In the explosively growing and sometimes chaotic environment accompanying marijuana legalization, they provide a bulwark of business professionalism and integrity in the delivery of Bhang’s gourmet medicinal chocolates and growing infused edible selections.”
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state has issued its first legal marijuana license, launching a new phase in the state's ambitious effort to regulate a market that has been illegal for more than 75 years.
LONDON (AP) — The United Nations' drug watchdog agency says that the legalization of marijuana in the U.S. states of Colorado and Washington poses a threat to the international fight against drug abuse.
A new article in the journal Arthritis Care & Research recommends doctors and healthcare providers discourage use of marijuana for treating rheumatic conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and fibromyalgia.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Two sides in the debate about medical marijuana came face to face in Sarasota Wednesday, as attorney John Morgan and Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight shared the stage at a Tiger Bay discussion.
BRADENTON. Fla. - Just days after learning that the November 2014 ballot will include a medical marijuana initiative, the Manatee Tiger Bay Club held a forum on the topic.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Cannabis has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. Yet it’s still a controversial topic in the U.S. Under federal law, only FDA approved medications can be prescribed; marijuana is not one of them. Still medical marijuana is now legal in 20 states, plus our nation’s capital. So is marijuana really medicine?
SARASOTA, FL - A constitutional amendment for medical marijuana in Florida qualifies for the 2014 ballot a move that has those on both sides of the issue speaking out.
Sean Azzariti, a former Marine who served in the Iraq war and has post-traumatic stress disorder, smiles as he makes a cash transaction, the first to buy retail marijuana at 3D Cannabis Center, which opened as a legal recreational retail outlet in Denver, on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. Colorado began retail marijuana sales on Jan. 1, a day some are calling "Green Wednesday." (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
SARASOTA, FL-- Attorney General Pam Bondi filed a brief with the Florida Supreme Court regarding the proposal for a medical marijuana amendment. And it doesn't just disagree with the proposal its also claims the amendment deceives Florida voters.
There is much debate about the proposed legalization of marijuana for medical purposes, and, recently CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta apologized to the American people for misleading them about the benefits of the plant.
MANATEE COUNTY FL--The group United for Care is celebrating the mile stone of getting enough signatures supporting medical marijuana legislation to trigger a review by the Supreme Court. Which has those who support the measure excited.
FLORIDA- People United for Medical Marijuana is celebrating a mile stone. The organization has collected more than 100,000 petition signatures in hopes of getting medical cannabis legislation on the ballot. The signature will trigger a supreme court review of the legislation. The organization has suspended its paid petition collection process until after that review.
MANATEE CO., FL - Since the early 1970's, marijuana has been listed as a schedule I controlled substance.
Manatee County-The fight to legalize medical marijuana got a boost this week. The state attorney's office announcing it will dismiss charges against a Suncoast man Robert Jordan. Robert was accused of growing marijuana at his home to treat his wife's medical condition.
MANATEE COUNTY - The fight to legalize medical marijuana got a boost this week. The state attorney's office announcing it will dismiss charges against Suncoast resident Robert Jordan, who was accused of growing marijuana at his home to treat his wife's medical condition.
MANATEE COUNTY - The fight to legalize marijuana has been highlighted in our culture for many years, and Tuesday that fight came knocking on Robert and Cathy Jordan's door.