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 DAWN OF A NEW ERA

Drawing from a term coined at the Davos Economic Forum, the ‘4th Industrial Revolution’, is commonly defined as the merging of physical, digital and biological spheres’.

Born out of the Internet of Things, The Fourth Industrial Revolution represents new ways society is adapting to disruptions in Commerce, Medicine, and Technology.

With each ‘revolution’ pushing human civilization to new frontiers – even new worlds, companies included in the 4th Industrial Index will define the 21st century economy.

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  • Review of 6 UK studies casts doubt on ability of marijuana to address cancer pain 21 Jan 2020 04:04 WITI × Review of 6 UK studies casts doubt on ability of marijuana to address cancer pain LONDON — “Yup, life’s a tradeoff,” Susan Sarandon tells co-star Julia Roberts while smoking weed in the 1998 tearjerker “Step Mom.” In the film, Sarandon plays a woman …
  • Patients say recreational sales causing shortage of marijuana for medicinal use 21 Jan 2020 03:51 WGN Please enable Javascript to watch this video CHICAGO — Less than a month into Illinois' rollout of recreational marijuana, some worry severe supply shortages will affect patients who use cannabis as a medical treatment. Experts say supply shortages …
  • Medicinal cannabis may not ease sleep problems in people with chronic pain 21 Jan 2020 02:10 Mail on Sunday Medicinal cannabis may not ease sleep problems in people with chronic pain 'because frequent users can build up tolerance to its sleep-inducing effects' Researchers assessed sleep quality and levels of pain of 128 people with pain Found that …
  • Weed may not help cancer pain, study says 21 Jan 2020 01:55 CNN "It's finally legal to smoke dope, but you've got to have cancer," Sarandon says, exhaling a puff of smoke.Like many people suffering with cancer, Sarandon's character used weed to ease some of the pain of her disease and the nausea …
  • Weed may not ease sleep problems, especially for regular users, studies say 21 Jan 2020 01:55 CNN "We know from studies of recreational users of cannabis that sleep disturbances are common when they are attempting to quit cannabis use," said sleep psychiatrist and neurologist Dr. Bhanuprakash Kolla, who works in the Center for Sleep Medicine …
  • 10 Trends for China E-Commerce 2020 - Coresight Research 21 Jan 2020 01:45 Shanghai News Introduction: 2020 Will Be a Year for Innovation and Expansion in China’s E-Commerce Market In 2020, we expect China’s e-commerce market to be full of innovation, strong expansion into recommerce and faster delivery. Livestreaming and short videos are …
  • Study: Cannabidiol may not ease sleep problems, especially for regular users 21 Jan 2020 01:35 KTXL (CNN) — If the weed Twitterverse is to be believed, a lot of marijuana users rely on a nightly puff or two to drift off into la-la land. And surveys of marijuana users show they do indeed rely on the drug for better sleep. Unfortunately, science isn’t  …
  • Opening of Galesburg dispensary delayed again 21 Jan 2020 01:33 Monmouth Daily Review Atlas GALESBURG — In early September, when Galesburg City Council gave the OK for Nature’s Treatment of Illinois to build a marijuana dispensary at the site of the former Aldi, plans were set for the dispensary to hire 25 people and open by Jan. 1. Four months …
  • SaaS-Blockchain Platform FiO Releases Alpha Version at Google Developer Group Meetup in Taiwan 21 Jan 2020 01:01 MarketWatch.com Jan 20, 2020 (China Money Network via COMTEX) -- TAIPEI, Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The disruptive SaaS platform FiO kicked off its ambitious 2020 roadmap this week in Taiwan. The company officially released its platform's alpha version at a …
  • B.C. cities that veto retail weed creating vast cannabis deserts 21 Jan 2020 00:36 Vancouver Sun More than 1.5 million British Columbians in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley have no local retail access to recreational cannabis more than a year after weed was legalized for sale. “In B.C., municipalities have been given veto power over the rights …