Anthony Martinelli

Anthony Martinelli is Editor-in-Chief of The Marijuana Herald, a daily marijuana news and information website that launched in 2019.

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Report: Market for Cannabis Infused Products to Grow from $29 Billion to $150 Billion by 2030

According to a new Cannabis Infused Products Market report, the market is currently valued at $29.68 billion and is expected to grow at an incredible rate to reach a value of $150.1 billion by 2030. Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the cannabis infused products market which was USD 29.68 billion in 2022, would rocket up to USD 150.51 …

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South Dakota Marijuana Legalization Proponents Vow to Put New Initiative on 2024 Ballot

Proponents of legalizing marijuana in South Dakota have vowed to once again put a legalization initiative on the ballot, this time during the 2024 general election. South Dakotans for Better Marijuana Laws was successful in getting marijuana initiatives on the ballot in 2020 and 2022. In 2020 voters approved the initiative, though it was later …

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Study: CBD Reduces Seizures That Are Resistant to Common Medications

A new study has found that CBD reduces seizures in patients with Dravet syndrome (SD), Lennox-Gataut syndrome (LGS), or tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), who are resistant to common medications. Published by the journal Revista da Associação Médica Brasileira and epublished by the National Library of Medicine, the study was conducted by researchers at Medicina Baseada …

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Report: Global Cannabis Cultivation Market Worth $132 Billion, to Grow to $235 Billion by 2026

According to a new Cannabis Cultivation Global Market Report 2022, the market is expected to grow from $114.66 billion in 2021 to $132.55 billion in 2022. The report found that this number will grow drastically in the coming years, with estimates putting the market’s value at $235.74 billion by 2026, an over $100 billion increase …

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CA$389.9 million in Legal Marijuana Sold in September in Canada

New Canada sales data shows that there was $389.9 million in legal marijuana sold in September, a 12% increase from September, 2021. The 389.9 million Canadian dollars ($291 million) worth of legal marijuana sold in September exactly matches the amount of legal marijuana and marijuana products sold in August, according to the national data agency Statistics …

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Pew Research Poll: 88% of Americans Say Marijuana Should be Legal for At Least Medical Purposes

A drastic majority of adults in the U.S. believe marijuana should be legal for medical and/or recreational purposes. According to a new Pew Research poll, an overwhelming share of U.S. adults (89%) say either that marijuana should be legal for medical and recreational use by adults (59%) or that it should be legal for medical …

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Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales Begin in Rhode Island on December 1

Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee announced this morning that five licensed medical marijuana compassion centers have received state approval to begin selling recreational marijuana on or after December 1. These five outlets will be the first in the state to legally sell recreational marijuana to those 21 and older. The licenses are being issued pursuant …

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Oregon Governor Announces Pardon of Over 45,000 Marijuana Convictions

Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced today that she has issued pardons to everyone caught possessing up to an ounce of marijuana prior to its legalization in 2016. The pardons will remove 47,144 convictions for possession of a small amount of marijuana from individual records, eliminating barriers for thousands of people seeking employment, housing, and educational …

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Study: Cannabinoids May Induce Immunogenic Cancer Cell Death

Cannabinoids may induce immunogenic cell death indicating they may be useful in combatting cancer. This is according to a new study being published in the upcoming issue of the peer-reviewed journal Cannabis and Cannabinoids Research. The study was epublished by the National Institute of Health, and “is the first demonstration that cannabinoids can induce the …

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Study: Oral Cannabinoid Therapy Safe and Effective Against Treatment Refractory Chronic Pain

Oral cannabinoid therapy seems to be safe and at least mildly effective in patients with treatment refractory chronic pain, according to a new European Journal of Pain study. “Cannabinoids are considered a therapeutic option to patients suffering from treatment refractory chronic pain (TRCP) insufficiently relieved by conventional analgesics or experiencing intolerable adverse events (AEs) from …

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