September 2017

The University of Maryland’s School of Pharmacy canceled plans to offer training for those who work in the medical marijuana industry amid legal concerns. After consulting with the Maryland attorney general’s office, the university asked pharmacy school officials to cancel the classes, a university spokesman said. While marijuana has been legalized for medical purposes in […]

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Sept. 18, 2017) – Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or the “Company“) (TSX VENTURE:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF), today announces that it will be filing a clinical trial application (CTA) in the coming weeks to therapeutic products directorate (TPD) to initiate its Phase 3 clinical trial of PPP001 in terminal cancer patients. With this filing, Tetra expects […]

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Zelda Therapeutics Ltd (ASX:ZLD) has sponsored an observation autism trial in Chile, demonstrating successful results for treating the core symptoms of autism with medicinal cannabis extracts that Zelda is planning on taking into clinical trials. The results demonstrated that in a cohort of 21 patients (median age of 9 years 10 months), cannabis extracts were […]

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When Cachat, 32, returned to Ohio earlier this year, he began contacting the state’s major colleges, attempting to make inroads with officials to talk about building a cannabis test facility. No one would take the meeting — except for Young. The school was already working on a laboratory science curriculum designed to train students for […]

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CONFERENCE REPORTER Dr Domingo is Assistant Professor and Dr Kosten is Professor of Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. Editor’s Note: We are pleased to present this brief summary, based on Dr Kosten’s presentation, “Solving Clinical Challenges in Substance Use Disorders” at the 2017 Psychiatric Congress. Dr Kosten’s presentation, which […]

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A nationwide rise in cannabis use is not the result of medical or recreational legalization in a growing number of states, according to a new study published in the journal Addiction. “Medical and recreational marijuana policies did not have any significant association with increased marijuana use,” reads the study. “Marijuana policy liberalization over the past […]

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A group of about 30 law enforcement, medical, and treatment professionals met behind closed doors Wednesday at Cottage Hospital to brace for the full legalization of cannabis. Three months before recreational marijuana becomes widely available, Santa Barbara medical professionals are grappling with the potential health impacts of what many people believe will be increased use. Dr. Charity […]

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THE Boltonian behind the first North West company to produce legal cannabis has hit out at the problems faced selling the product. Lancashire osteopath Nick Tofalos has set up CBD One, a company selling cannabis oil. A former drama teacher at Thornleigh College, Nick has been working in health care for 12 years, running two […]

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Can Cannabis Help HIV/AIDS Patients? (Source: allbud.com) Petersburg, VA—(ENEWSPF)—September 15, 2017. Patients with HIV who test positive for past cannabis exposure possess significantly higher CD4+ and CD8+ counts than do those patients who test negative for the substance, according to data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. CD4+ and CD8+ cells are a […]

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By The Cannabist Staff We’ve noticed our readers have an insatiable appetite for anything we post about cooking with cannabutter. So we’ve put together this collection of our best information and cooking resources, including guides on how to make cannabutter and how to make cannabis oil, advice on calculating edibles THC potency and some of […]

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Pumpkin is more than a vaguely orange-colored goop for flavoring cakes, pies and lattes. It’s a staple food in dozens of countries, as its size, ease of cultivation, nutrient content, and bonus edible seeds lead it to be almost ubiquitous. Mine comes in the green kabocha variety, readily purchased at the Asian market. Pumpkin is […]

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THE Boltonian behind the first North West company to produce legal cannabis has hit out at the problems faced selling the product. Lancashire osteopath Nick Tofalos has set up CBD One, a company selling cannabis oil. A former drama teacher at Thornleigh College, Nick has been working in health care for 12 years, running two […]

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Marijuana can be grown indoor or out. Photo Credit: Project CBD The legal and regulatory status of cannabidiol (CBD), a component of the cannabis plant with a huge therapeutic upside, has emerged as a contentious subject in the United States, even though CBD is not intoxicating, has a stellar safety profile, and has no intrinsic abuse liability. […]

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