Green House Ventures and Jefferson offer “Higher” Education in New Medical Marijuana PA Tour

On July 25th, a group of 100 Philadelphia healthcare professionals will become some of the first in the state to learn about the benefits and applications of medical marijuana since Pennsylvania handed out its first industry permits last month. Startup accelerator Greenhouse Ventures announced on Tuesday that it has teamed up with Thomas Jefferson University’s Lambert Center for the Study...

Why Are Physicians Hesitant To Recommend Medical Cannabis?

A study conducted by CBS earlier this year revealed that 88% of Americans support the legalization of cannabis for medicinal use, but what about physicians? Without support from physicians, we have seen legal markets stall and patients unable to receive access to medicine. Recently there has been an increase in research, reports, and anecdotal evidence that supports the healing properties...

Greenhouse Ventures And The Lambert Center of Thomas Jefferson Uuniversity

SET TO LAUNCH STATEWIDE MEDICAL CANNABIS EDUCATION TOUR TOUR TO STOP IN SIX LOCATIONS IN PENNSYLVANIA PHILADELPHIA (July 11, 2017) - Greenhouse Ventures - an innovation accelerator for ancillary and medical focused startups in the cannabis and industrial hemp industries - is partnering with The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp at Thomas Jefferson University to...

Pennsylvania Qualified Conditions, Pt 1

To date, 29 states and Washington D.C. have legalized the use of medical cannabis, and an additional 12 states have pending legislation. On April 14, 2016, Pennsylvania became the 24th state to legalize the use of medical cannabis in the form of tinctures, topicals, pills, and oils for patients suffering from 17 qualifying conditions. In recent years there has been...

For Patients’ Sake – When Doctors Do Not Recommend

The endocannabinoid system and the healing benefits of cannabis is not a subject historically taught to medical students, thus the majority of physicians and other medical professionals are not educated on this subject. If they have been taught anything about this plant it has been the complete opposite - that cannabis is a dangerous and addictive drug that can cause a...

2017 NFL Draft Brings Opioid Vs. Cannabis Discussion To Philadelphia Months Before Licenses Awarded

The 2017 NFL Draft brought a lot to Philadelphia – family fun, entertainment, and activities for every Football fan in the nation. The Draft also stirred up a conversation about opioid use in the NFL and the use of medical cannabis to treat pain. On the ESPN Radio show “Mike and Mike,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that he believed...

Greenhouse Ventures Gains Momentum In Unifying The Business Behind Medical Cannabis In Pennsylvania

Philadelphia-based innovation accelerator for ancillary and medical focused startups in the cannabis and industrial hemp industries; co-hosted Pennsylvania’s largest medical cannabis conference. (PHILADELPHIA) -- Greenhouse Ventures LLC recently co-hosted the first physician-led medical cannabis conference, 2017 World Medical Cannabis Conference and Expo, in Pittsburgh, PA to bring together leading medical cannabis physicians, entrepreneurs, investors, and though leaders. Greenhouse Ventures CFO,...

The Endocannabinoid System and its Impact on the Human Body

By Greenhouse Ventures Team The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a group of endogenous cannabinoid receptors located in the brain and throughout the central and peripheral nervous systems, consisting of neuromodulatory lipids and their receptors The receptors are configured only to accept cannabinoids, specifically tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). There are two primary cell receptors that make up the ECS, Cannabinoid Receptor...

National District Attorney’s Association Urges Federal Marijuana Crackdown

The National District Attorney’s Association (NDAA), which created a policy group in January to advise the Trump administration on marijuana decisions, is taking a highly oppositional stance to legalization and urging the Justice Department to enforce federal prohibition laws in states that have legalized the drug. This article was originally published in Extract. Click here to read more.

New Federal Bill Would Allow Banking for Marijuana Businesses

Marijuana businesses can’t openly bank and congressman Ed Perlmutter, D-Colo., is hoping to change that. Perlmutter on Thursday introduced the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE Banking Act), legislation that would allow banks to serve marijuana-related businesses without fear of penalties from the federal government. This article was originally published in The Cannabist. Click here to read more.