January 2017

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) – Evergreen Organix, a pot grower and manufacturer, were planning on giving away highly concentrated cannabis oil to one patient in need. After being flooded with submissions, they couldn’t pick just one. Each of the several recipients had a different reason for needing the cannabis oil. One person, Bob, was a police […]

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LAS VEGAS (KTNV) – Evergreen Organix, a pot grower and manufacturer, were planning on giving away highly concentrated cannabis oil to one patient in need. After being flooded with submissions, they couldn’t pick just one. Each of the several recipients had a different reason for needing the cannabis oil. One person, Bob, was a police […]

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Tina McDermott is seeing signs of progress in her son, Ryan, again. But it took getting him off cannabis oil. The McDermotts live in Davenport, and 10-year-old Ryan, who suffers a severe form of epilepsy called Dravet syndrome, underwent a year-long cannabis trial through the University of Iowa. Doctors administered Epidiolex, a purified cannabidiol, or […]

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan 23, 2017) – PhytoPain Pharma Inc. (“PPP“), a subsidiary of Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“TetraBio” or the “Company” or “TBP“) (CSE:TBP)(TBP.CN) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a clinical research partnership with Santé Cannabis. Under the partnership, Santé Cannabis will be working with PPP to develop the late phase […]

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The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors will review its options for the commercial cannabis industry at a study session scheduled for 9 a.m. on Jan. 31. The current urgency ordinance requires a 4-1 vote for possible extension on Feb. 14. If that vote fails, the bureaucracy built by county staff to register and enforce commercial […]

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Durban – An octogenarian found herself caught up in a social media storm around cannabis oil this week. Activists took the old-age home she lives in to task on Facebook over her being forced to pour a bottle of cannabis oil she had purchased down the sink. They accused the Essenwood Residential Home of inappropriate […]

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Broadly reports that scientists found a pretty major flaw in the various studies that showed marijuana was linked to increased anxiety, showing that actually the link is pretty weak. Dr. Conal Twomey, a UK-based researcher at the University of Southhampton, found that most studies that showed there was a strong link between weed and anxiety […]

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By Laura Vozzella, The Washington Post RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia’s Senate voted Thursday to expand the use of marijuana oil for medical purposes after a spirited debate that veered into presidential drug usage, 1960s hippie culture and the comically long list of potential side effects recited on TV pharmaceutical ads. The bill – co-sponsored by […]

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AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) — An mother is begging South Carolina lawmakers to take a walk in her shoes as they decide how to vote on a new medical marijuana bill. Quan Williams of Aiken, South Carolina has a 12-year-old son with severe epilepsy, and says the only thing that’s helped him is cannabis oil. She […]

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Shutterstock Zynerba Pharmaceuticals has two things working in its favor – it uses a synthetic cannabis compound and its phase II study results for its core drug is expected this summer. First off, the benefits of a synthetic cannabis compound. Since Zynerba uses a synthetic version of cannabis, the company doesn’t “touch the plant.” This […]

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Shutterstock Zynerba Pharmaceuticals has two things working in its favor – it uses a synthetic cannabis compound and its phase II study results for its core drug is expected this summer. First off, the benefits of a synthetic cannabis compound. Since Zynerba uses a synthetic version of cannabis, the company doesn’t “touch the plant.” This […]

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