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Sept 12, 2023

Owner of world’s largest dispensary Planet 13 inks cannabis topical deal with Ovation Science

Ovation will provide Planet 13 with manufacturing, sales and marketing rights for its topical/transdermal products in Nevada

Owner of world’s largest dispensary Planet 13 inks cannabis topical deal with Ovation Science

Sept 11, 2023

AstraZeneca invests US$42M in Verge Genomics AI drug discovery platform

Following an initial investment, the deal could potentially be worth up to US$840 million plus royalties

AstraZeneca invests US$42M in Verge Genomics AI drug discovery platform

Sept 8, 2023

AI shows potential for predicting psilocybin therapy outcomes: COMPASS study

The paper in the journal Psychopharmacology concluded that a machine learning algorithm could predict treatment efficacy

AI shows potential for predicting psilocybin therapy outcomes: COMPASS study

Sept 7, 2023

Lucy Scientific Discovery acquires High Times IP, expects $10M of revenue growth in 2024

Lucy also expects to add $5 million of EBITDA to its financial results next year from the deal

Lucy Scientific Discovery acquires High Times IP, expects $10M of revenue growth in 2024

Sept 7, 2023

Centrus Energy to begin producing high-assay low-enriched uranium at Ohio plant

‘This will be the first new U.S.-owned uranium enrichment plant to begin production since 1954,’ says the company’s CEO

Centrus Energy to begin producing high-assay low-enriched uranium at Ohio plant

Sept 6, 2023

PharmAla Biotech lists on the OTCQB middle-tier venture market

The MDMA producer is now trading under the symbol PMBHF, which is intended to attract more investors in the U.S.

PharmAla Biotech lists on the OTCQB middle-tier venture market

Sept 1, 2023

India mining giant Vedanta lobbied government to loosen environment regulations during COVID: report

The report comes from the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, an international publication founded in 2006

India mining giant Vedanta lobbied government to loosen environment regulations during COVID: report

Aug 31, 2023

Taliban sign 7 large-scale mining contracts for US$6.5B

The nation’s deputy prime minister for economic affairs says it will significantly improve the country’s economic situation

Taliban sign 7 large-scale mining contracts for US$6.5B

Aug 30, 2023

Decibel Cannabis secures supply agreement with United Kingdom’s 4C Labs

The Alberta-based cannabis company will be providing its Qwest branded pot for medical patients in the country

Decibel Cannabis secures supply agreement with United Kingdom’s 4C Labs

Aug 25, 2023

Canada invests over $2M in Ontario mining technology projects

The projects will focus on battery metal extraction methods, AI, a zero-emission monorail haulage system for the industry and more

Canada invests over $2M in Ontario mining technology projects

Aug 22, 2023

Sweden to lift ban on uranium mining

Nuclear power currently provides 40 per cent of Sweden’s electricity

Sweden to lift ban on uranium mining

Aug 15, 2023

Peru Amazon tribe claims to be attacked by 7-ft aliens, authorities say illegal gold miners responsible

The tall beings described by one villager as similar to the Green Goblin had metallic suits with jet packs and were unphased by bullets

Peru Amazon tribe claims to be attacked by 7-ft aliens, authorities say illegal gold miners responsible

Aug 2, 2023

Ecuador court halts consultations on mining projects over Indigenous opposition

‘This is a victory for the social struggle and and the unity of the peoples,’ says Ecuador’s Indigenous confederation

Ecuador court halts consultations on mining projects over Indigenous opposition

Jul 28, 2023

Psilocybin-like drug may help people suffering from anorexia: COMPASS study

The majority of participants reported significant improvements in their overall mental health

Psilocybin-like drug may help people suffering from anorexia: COMPASS study

Jul 27, 2023

Atlas Global Brands ships Snoop Dogg’s cannabis to Israel

Products from Snoop Dogg’s new cannabis brand became available at the OCS earlier this month

Atlas Global Brands ships Snoop Dogg’s cannabis to Israel

Jul 21, 2023

Scientists, activists urge U.S. Congress to compensate nuclear testing and uranium mining victims

Friday’s open letter was signed by Navajo Nation representatives, Bill Nye the science guy, writers, historians and several others

Scientists, activists urge U.S. Congress to compensate nuclear testing and uranium mining victims

Jul 20, 2023

Cannabis and psychedelics law firm aims to help marginalized communities with AI

The firm has allocated US$100K for time and resources involved in finding ways to utilize AI technologies for its specific needs

Cannabis and psychedelics law firm aims to help marginalized communities with AI

Jul 20, 2023

Bia Neuroscience develops sleep mask utilizing neurofeedback technology

The device measures brain activity then plays audio based on its measurements to facilitate better sleep cycles

Bia Neuroscience develops sleep mask utilizing neurofeedback technology

Jul 19, 2023

Filament Health to list on Nasdaq through new business arrangement

The transaction is expected to close in Q4 this year

Filament Health to list on Nasdaq through new business arrangement

Jul 19, 2023

British nuclear technology developer MoltexFLEX receives £1.3m grant from U.K. government

The funds will be used to accelerate the development of uranium fuel for the company’s small modular ‘FLEX’ reactor

British nuclear technology developer MoltexFLEX receives £1.3m grant from U.K. government

Jul 18, 2023

Heliostar Metals reports best drill result to date at Mexico’s Ana Paula project

The junior explorer intercepted 9 g/t gold over a significant length of 242 metres

Heliostar Metals reports best drill result to date at Mexico’s Ana Paula project

Jul 13, 2023

Biden-Harris administration invests US$32 million in rare earths and critical minerals

The funding from Joe Biden’s Investing in America agenda will support coal recycling for clean energy tech components

Biden-Harris administration invests US$32 million in rare earths and critical minerals

Jul 13, 2023

Majority of Americans support regulating psychedelics: UC Berkeley survey

The survey results follow the city of Berkeley decriminalizing psychedelic plants and fungi on Tuesday

Majority of Americans support regulating psychedelics: UC Berkeley survey

Jul 12, 2023

RISE Dispensaries initiates ‘Thanks, Dick’ campaign to facetiously celebrate Richard Nixon

The campaign ironically commemorates Nixon’s signing of the Controlled Substances Act in 1970

RISE Dispensaries initiates ‘Thanks, Dick’ campaign to facetiously celebrate Richard Nixon

Jul 12, 2023

McEwen Copper reports more significant intercepts at Los Azules, Argentina

McEwen Mining’s subsidiary most notably intercepted 1.43 per cent copper over 124 metres in Hole AZ23220

McEwen Copper reports more significant intercepts at Los Azules, Argentina

Jul 7, 2023

Windsor police raid new mushroom dispensary, owners open up shop next day

‘We have a big team behind us and we have a lot of people supporting us’ said the store’s co-owner on Thursday

Windsor police raid new mushroom dispensary, owners open up shop next day

Jul 6, 2023

Argentina reports highest rate of mining exploration since 2012

Approximately US$370 million was invested in mining throughout the country during 2022

Argentina reports highest rate of mining exploration since 2012

Jun 29, 2023

Aya Gold & Silver acquires Moroccan copper-silver project for US$4.9M

The newly acquired property spans 67.7 square kilometres and Aya has obtained a total of 7 permits

Aya Gold & Silver acquires Moroccan copper-silver project for US$4.9M

Jun 26, 2023

CBD cocrystal variation superior to CBD in treating some mental illnesses: Artelo Biosciences

The cannabinoid variation could potentially have a major role in the depression and anxiety market, worth an estimated US$11 billion

CBD cocrystal variation superior to CBD in treating some mental illnesses: Artelo Biosciences

Jun 23, 2023

FDA publishes first draft guidance document for psychedelics research

It aims to highlight relevant considerations for researchers investigating the therapeutic value of psychedelics

FDA publishes first draft guidance document for psychedelics research

Jun 16, 2023

UC Irvine develops cobalt-free lithium-ion batteries utilizing low quantities of nickel

The grim reality of cobalt mining in the Congo has been receiving significant attention in recent days

UC Irvine develops cobalt-free lithium-ion batteries utilizing low quantities of nickel

Jun 14, 2023

Psycheceutical Bioscience develops non-psychoactive ketamine topical for PTSD and depression

NeuroDirect Ketamine can also help alleviate headaches and migraines within minutes, with no trip involved

Psycheceutical Bioscience develops non-psychoactive ketamine topical for PTSD and depression

Jun 13, 2023

Yukon government files charges against Victoria Gold over activity at territory’s largest mine

The first court hearing was in Mayo on May 25 and the next will be in Whitehorse in mid-July

Yukon government files charges against Victoria Gold over activity at territory’s largest mine

Jun 5, 2023

AI may outsmart people within two years, predicts U.K. government advisor

He says the rapidly evolving technology should be a top concern among policymakers

AI may outsmart people within two years, predicts U.K. government advisor

Jun 1, 2023

Beckley Waves establishes ethics council for the psychedelics sector

Beckley Waves was created by the Beckley Foundation’s Founder Amanda Feilding

Beckley Waves establishes ethics council for the psychedelics sector

May 26, 2023

Canada invests $298M in low-impact mining non-profit

The Earth X-ray for low-impact mining is one of the key projects being funded

Canada invests $298M in low-impact mining non-profit

May 10, 2023

B2Gold reports Q1 results, exceeds production expectations

The company produced 266,856 ounces in Q1 this year, 16,317 of which is attributable to Calibre Mining

B2Gold reports Q1 results, exceeds production expectations

May 9, 2023

Delix Therapeutics to start clinical trial on novel psychoplastogen drug

DLX-001 is a non-hallucinogenic compound intended to treat various mental health conditions

Delix Therapeutics to start clinical trial on novel psychoplastogen drug

May 9, 2023

Calibre Mining reports record revenue and gold sales for Q1 2023

The Vancouver gold producer generated $126.9M in the first quarter of the year after selling 65,770 oz

Calibre Mining reports record revenue and gold sales for Q1 2023

May 5, 2023

EntheoTech Bioscience opens flagship ketamine clinic in Kelowna

The company has established a 3,000-square-foot facility to help cater to the growing demand for ketamine therapy

EntheoTech Bioscience opens flagship ketamine clinic in Kelowna

May 4, 2023

Optimi Health enters $1.2M psilocybin distribution agreement

The mushroom cultivator will be supplying a private client for clinical research purposes

Optimi Health enters $1.2M psilocybin distribution agreement

May 3, 2023

Psyched Wellness Amanita muscaria extract shows potential for brain health improvement

The study found that the extract activates specialized cells within the brain

Psyched Wellness Amanita muscaria extract shows potential for brain health improvement

Mar 31, 2023

Dutch government establishes MDMA research commission

The commission will be investigating the risks and benefits associated with MDMA-assisted therapy

Dutch government establishes MDMA research commission

Mar 30, 2023

SNDL acquires four Dutch Love stores for $7.8M

In 2022, the four stores generated a total revenue stream of $11.5 million

SNDL acquires four Dutch Love stores for $7.8M

Mar 24, 2023

Psilocybin access denied to patients despite ongoing lawsuit against Health Canada

Eight patients sued the government at the end of July last year over what they believe is a violation of constitutional rights

Psilocybin access denied to patients despite ongoing lawsuit against Health Canada

Mar 14, 2023

Inaccurate THC levels in Canadian cannabis sparks concerns across industry

An independent study in B.C. found concerning numbers and pot sold in other provinces was also found to be mislabelled

Inaccurate THC levels in Canadian cannabis sparks concerns across industry

Mar 1, 2023

Optimi Health secures MDMA and psilocybin distribution agreement in Australia

The company will supply Mind Medicine Australia with the substances, now considered designated therapies in the country

Optimi Health secures MDMA and psilocybin distribution agreement in Australia

Feb 10, 2023

Yukon seeks public feedback for new minerals legislation

Current Yukon mining laws in place date back to the Klondike Gold Rush in 1898

Yukon seeks public feedback for new minerals legislation

Feb 9, 2023

Psyched Wellness formulates first commercial Amanita muscaria extract

The cartoon-like toadstool is psychoactive, has medicinal properties and lives in a symbiotic relationship with certain trees

Psyched Wellness formulates first commercial Amanita muscaria extract

Feb 2, 2023

Rio Tinto locates lost radioactive capsule after lengthy search

The mining corporation has issued an apology for losing the device on a vast stretch of road in Western Australia

Rio Tinto locates lost radioactive capsule after lengthy search

Jan 31, 2023

Major mining industry players gather at Vancouver Resource Investment Conference

From gold and silver to lithium and uranium, over 300 junior mining companies met to share ideas and promote their industries

Major mining industry players gather at Vancouver Resource Investment Conference

Jan 27, 2023

Lift Vancouver kicks off 2023 with upbeat post-pandemic cannabis industry gathering

The event returned to the city for the first time since 2019 and a variety of cannabis industry figures attended

Lift Vancouver kicks off 2023 with upbeat post-pandemic cannabis industry gathering

Jan 3, 2023

U.S. government gets backlash from Nevada Indigenous groups over controversial lithium project

The government is facing lawsuits from the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony and several others over its approval of the Thacker Pass mine

U.S. government gets backlash from Nevada Indigenous groups over controversial lithium project

Nov 30, 2022

BYND Cannasoft to patent condom with built in CBD lubricant

The company’s rubber will have a ‘double pocket’ containing a special lubricant for enhanced intercourse

BYND Cannasoft to patent condom with built in CBD lubricant

Nov 28, 2022

Psilocybin advocates protest in Ottawa demanding fair medical access

The cohort led by TheraPsil will be meeting with parliament members and protesting outside the Centre Block

Psilocybin advocates protest in Ottawa demanding fair medical access

Nov 10, 2022

PsyCan aims to be ‘go-to’ psychedelics industry organization, receives support from lawmakers

The non-profit trade association received a high level of interest from multiple branches of government

PsyCan aims to be ‘go-to’ psychedelics industry organization, receives support from lawmakers

Nov 8, 2022

UBC psychedelics conference attracts multidisciplinary crowd with a shared passion

From psilocybin mushroom cultivators to artists and Indigenous leaders, the conference united a broad range of people

UBC psychedelics conference attracts multidisciplinary crowd with a shared passion

Oct 3, 2022

Vancouver mushroom dispensaries continue to operate in legal grey area

These relatively new stores remind people about the final days of the cannabis prohibition era in Canada

Vancouver mushroom dispensaries continue to operate in legal grey area

Sept 13, 2022

DOSED 2 screening sells out at Vancouver’s Rio Theatre

Film screening was followed by audience Q&A session hosted by director

DOSED 2 screening sells out at Vancouver’s Rio Theatre

Sept 2, 2022

Field Trip facilitates beneficial psychedelic-assisted therapy for cancer patient

Patient participated in ketamine and psilocybin sessions through the Special Access Program from Health Canada

Field Trip facilitates beneficial psychedelic-assisted therapy for cancer patient

Aug 9, 2022

Better sleep quality calls for better data: Yam and Goettling

Better follow up is also a necessity, and wearable sleep trackers are only the beginning

Better sleep quality calls for better data: Yam and Goettling

Jul 18, 2022

California farmers begin paving Emerald Road

New blockchain-powered cannabis industry platform aims to be community hub for industry

California farmers begin paving Emerald Road

Jul 8, 2022

PhD graduates from UBC launch new company in Nevada

A married couple now run a state-of-the-art laboratory in Las Vegas dedicated to advancing psychedelic therapies

PhD graduates from UBC launch new company in Nevada
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