September 2016

On Sept. 28, senior Kate Rich gave a presentation about her medical internship this past summer. “As a health science major, it is a requirement to do a medical internship,” said Rich. “So I interned at the Orange County Health Department for five weeks over the summer.” Rich started off her presentation with background information […]

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Whistler Medical Marijuana Corporation (WMMC), a Certified Organic Licensed Producer of Medical Cannabis, Today Announced the Release of Canada’s First High Cannabigerol (CBG) Cannabis Oil WHISTLER, BC–(Marketwired – September 27, 2016) – The release follows two years of research identifying the best medical phenotypes from the diverse seed bank at WMMC. The process identified a […]

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Cannabis indica. Credit: Wikipedia In this new era of legalized marijuana, far too little research has been conducted on the effect of cannabis on the development of human embryos, say researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center who scoured medical literature on the topic and found what they say is worrisome animal research. Their study, in […]

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PETACH TIKVA, Israel, September 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp. (OWCP), (“OWC” or the “Company”), an Israeli-based developer of cannabinoid-based therapies targeting a variety of different medical conditions and disorders, today announced it signed an agreement for $300,000 with Medmar LLC (“Medmar”).      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150311/734965-a )      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150311/734965-b ) According to the […]

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British researchers claim to have found a connection between the consumption of marijuana and recurring bouts of psychosis. The study, which was published this week in the journal JAMA psychiatry, suggests that people who struggle with losing their grip on reality may be more prone to a psychotic relapse after using the herb. To arrive […]

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As Florida voters weigh their decision to create a state-regulated medical marijuana industry, an obvious question emerges: Where do doctors stand on pot? The answer is complicated. The medical establishment dismisses weed as scientifically untested, but some individual doctors are breaking ranks to back Amendment 2, the ballot question that will be decided Nov. 8. […]

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The U.S. cannabis market is very promising. It’s so exciting that thousands of industry movers and observers descended upon the Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition on Sept. 7 in Los Angeles, to share their ideas and developments in the cannabis space. There was some talk at the four-day event about how American marijuana producers […]

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The Department of Consumer Protection will begin accepting applications for Medical Marijuana research proposals on Oct. 1. The Legislature’s decision to allow for in-state research will strengthen Connecticut’s Medical Marijuana Program and open opportunities for high-tech employment in the state. In addition, rigorous scientific studies will strengthen the medical community’s ability to assess the safety […]

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