Category: medical marijuana


February 1, 2017 / Cannabis Health, medical marijuana

Does Medical Marijuana Kill Cancer Cells? The Truth About Cannabinoids

Although cannabis has long been used to treat patients with cancer, scientists have a loftier goal in mind for the plant: curing certain forms of cancer entirely. New cancer research is looking at cannabinoids, the […] Read more

January 19, 2017 / Cannabis in the News, medical marijuana

Pennsylvania Releases Medical Cannabis Grower/Processor and Dispensary Applications

As reported in Cannabis Business Executive, “On January 17th the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) released applications for medical cannabis grower/processor (G/P) and dispensary licenses.” Applicants in Pennsylvania had been aware of this schedule in late […] Read more

September 30, 2016 / Avis Bulbulyan, medical marijuana, SIVA news

Avis Bulbulyan featured in “The Underlying Factors of the PA Medical Cannabis Application”

In the recent article “The Underlying Factors of the PA Medical Cannabis Application” by Thomas Perko, President of the Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Society, SIVA’s CEO Avis Bulbulyan is quoted as saying, “No group has ever been a winning group starting […] Read more

September 29, 2016 / AUMA, California Proposition 64, Cannabis in the News, Cannabis Laws, Cannabis on the Ballot, medical marijuana

SIVA Cannabis News Update, September 29, 2016

Federal Medical Marijuana Amendment extended Cannabis industry watchers will be interested to know the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment to the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) budget has been extended. The important amendment has been protecting patients by ensuring […] Read more

September 15, 2016 / Cannabis in the News, Cannabis Laws, medical marijuana

Medical marijuana bills win final approval from Michigan Legislature

The Republican controlled Michigan House of Representatives voted 83-22 Wednesday for a bill to require a state operating license to grow, process, sell, transport or test marijuana used for medical purposes. The new law, expected […] Read more