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10 Nov, 2017, 14:00 GMT Australia Making Big Strides Toward Playing Catch up in Cannabis Market

Despite being behind Canada and the U.S. on the legal curve of medical and recreational marijuana adoption, Australia is taking big steps towards...


10 Nov, 2017, 13:50 GMT Research for Advanced Treatments Move in the Right Direction to Combat Opioid Epidemic

According to Additions.com, Opioid addiction rates have skyrocketed over the past two decades, costing millions in health insurance costs and lost...


09 Nov, 2017, 15:45 GMT Reaching Regulatory Milestones in Biotech

Estimating and understanding the value of a biotech company is less about calculating current worth of assets and future cash flows, but more...


09 Nov, 2017, 14:00 GMT Power Grids Using Lithium-ion as the New Power Storage Source Help Hike Demand

While announcements from major automakers and countries planning to increase their electric vehicle (EV) quotas have pushed the demand for...


09 Nov, 2017, 13:50 GMT North American Cannabis Market Growth Strengthens as Production Increases

A constant and continued growth of legal cannabis throughout North America is leading to expanded operations and production of new products, as...


09 Nov, 2017, 13:40 GMT mHealth and Telemedicine Innovation Vastly Improving Healthcare Services for Patients

Telemedicine and mHealth services, apps and platforms are increasingly gaining a foothold over traditional healthcare as a result of the rising...


09 Nov, 2017, 13:30 GMT Geopolitical Unrest and Anxiety Prompting Safe-Haven Demand for Gold

Precious Metals coverage - Gold and silver prices posted decent gains Wednesday, with gold reaching a three-week high. A power struggle in Saudi...


09 Nov, 2017, 13:30 GMT Electric Vehicles Demand & Ethical Concerns of Congo Present Opportunity for Cobalt Companies Focused on North America

In July 2017, France and Britain declared their intention to prohibit the sale of cars operating on fossil fuels by 2040 (http://nnw.fm/PnY5f),...


09 Nov, 2017, 13:30 GMT Backwardation in Zinc Market Signals Strong Demand and Tightening Supplies

Zinc is in a bull market. Over the past two years, global supplies of the metal have fallen by 3-4% while demand has continued to rise. In recent...


08 Nov, 2017, 15:20 GMT Taking A Closer Look at CBD Companies

The 2016 elections created a lot of excitement among marijuana and CBD supporters, as voters approved marijuana legalization in eight states,...


08 Nov, 2017, 14:20 GMT Lithium Mining Projects Forecasted to Grow as Soaring Demand for Lithium-ion Battery Power Rises Globally

Ramp up in Lithium-ion battery production due to rapidly grown global demand has driven lithium prices to an all time high. Leaders in the lithium...


08 Nov, 2017, 14:00 GMT Demand for High Grade Manganese Growing With EV Market

It appears that lithium is not the only metal to feel the pull of the Electric Vehicle market demand. The need for high grade, high purity...


08 Nov, 2017, 13:50 GMT Nutraceutical Advancements in CBD-based Products Opens the Door for Massive Opportunities in Cannabis Industry

Published in a recent report released by Freedonia Group , World demand for nutraceutical ingredients is forecast to increase 6.4 percent annually...


08 Nov, 2017, 13:30 GMT Worldwide Tech Spending Increasing for Comprehensive Information Technology (IT) Solutions

Information Technology demand appears to be evolving to a solutions approach as the market is morphing into a network play for service providers....


08 Nov, 2017, 13:30 GMT Cannabis Biotechs Could be Big Pharma's Latest M&A Focus

In late October, President Donald Trump called the ongoing opioid epidemic the "worst drug crisis in American history" before declaring it a...


08 Nov, 2017, 13:30 GMT Producers Aim to Address Growing Global Zinc Deficit Amid Price Surge, Rising Demand

Zinc is used for various applications in many industries, including construction, oil & gas, power generation, automotive and shipbuilding. It...


07 Nov, 2017, 14:00 GMT Licensed Producers Hold Key to Canadian Marijuana Success

While it is unclear who will capitalize most from Canada's move to legalize pot in July of 2018, it seems that licensed producers (LPs) are still...


07 Nov, 2017, 13:50 GMT Clinical Studies Elevating Biotech Drug Development to New Levels for Unmet Medical Needs

Commitment to bring new drug developments to the market through highly regarded and respected clinical research and studies are of a continued...


07 Nov, 2017, 13:30 GMT Soaring Zinc Price, Mounting Supply Deficit Create Opportunity for Sector Operators

Zinc supplies are dwindling, and spot prices are soaring. Futures look robust, as well, and, despite a minor pullback toward the end of the week...


07 Nov, 2017, 13:30 GMT Highly Anticipated Game Releases Could Heat up Investor Interest in the Mobile Gaming Sector

The videogames market is a unique one, in that the success of individual companies is primarily driven by the release of hit games, leading to...


07 Nov, 2017, 13:30 GMT Biotech M&A Momentum Attractive for Cannabinoid R&D Space

Morgan Stanley's research team in January 2017 forecast that biotech-pharmaceutical companies - with a combined $75 billion in cash on hand -...


03 Nov, 2017, 13:00 GMT How the Calendar May Help Gold Prices

Gold prices are up 12 percent this year, with futures markets trading around $1,300 an ounce on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Of course the...


03 Nov, 2017, 11:30 GMT Marine Adhesives Market Worth 466.2 Million USD by 2022

The report "Marine Adhesives Market by Resin Type (Epoxy, Acrylic, Polyurethane), Substrate (Metals, Composites, Plastics), Vessel (Cargo Ships,...


02 Nov, 2017, 13:45 GMT Telemedicine Innovation Changing the Landscape of Traditional Healthcare

Telemedicine is increasingly gaining popularity over traditional healthcare owing to the rising use of telecommunication to deliver various...


02 Nov, 2017, 13:00 GMT Toyota's 'Game-Changer' EV Battery Spells Good Things for Lithium Market

According to news from Toyota Motor Corp., the automaker is scrambling to solve issues in the race to commercialize a battery breakthrough aimed...