September 2017

ROCKINGHAM — U.S. Senator Thom Tillis is throwing his support behind a federal bill that gives some advocates of medical cannabis hope for the future. Last week, Tillis signed on as a co-sponsor to the Marijuana Effective Drug Study Act of 2017, a bipartisan bit of legislation introduced by Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah in a […]

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KNOE8 News The LSU AgCenter has finalized its agreement with GB Sciences Louisiana to produce medical cannabis products for qualifying patients in Louisiana. GB Sciences will produce medical cannabis under the LSU AgCenter’s license for patients with very specific conditions. GB Sciences, a cannabis company focused on biopharmaceutical development, has filed patent applications for using […]

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Anyone who has suffered from migraines can tell you that the debilitating pain can put a complete halt on your life and ability to complete simple daily tasks. Nearly 5 million Americans will experience at least one migraine attack a month, and 11 million people will claim that frequent migraine attacks cause moderate to severe disability. […]

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Citing legal concerns, the University of Maryland’s School of Pharmacy has canceled plans to offer training for those who work in the medical marijuana industry, 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 […]

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At the Cannabis Science Conference held in Portland, OR on August 29-30, 2017, Dr. Sue Sisley reported on the first federally funded study designed to prove whether smoked marijuana can help reduce symptoms in U.S. veterans with chronic, treatment-resistant PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). PTSD is described as a mental health problem that some people […]

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While cannabis use in the U.S. has been on a sharp rise the last decade plus, studies like the one in the journal Addiction try to get to the root of why. Many people and entities have speculated that changes in law have emboldened the masses, however, this study conclusively showed no link between the rise in pro-pot […]

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Last November, California voters approved a ballot measure to legalize marijuana. Now, the state’s lawmakers are formally calling on the federal government to reclassify cannabis. “The Legislature urges the Congress of the United States to pass a law to reschedule marijuana or cannabis and its derivatives from a Schedule I drug to an alternative schedule, therefore allowing […]

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Medical Cannabis Gains Yardage with NFL The National Football League may be warming to the idea that treating injured players with medical cannabis is preferable to the alternative: opiate painkillers. That’s according to a story published in the Washington Post in July. The Post reported that the NFL sent a letter to the NFL Players […]

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Information from LSU AgCenter BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) – The LSU AgCenter has finalized its agreement with GB Sciences Louisiana LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of GB Sciences, Inc., to produce medical cannabis products for qualifying patients in Louisiana. GB Sciences, a cannabis company focused on biopharmaceutical development, has filed patent applications for using cannabis for […]

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In an observational study by Australia’s Zelda Therapeutics Ltd., 21 autism patients demonstrated significant symptom improvements when treated with medical cannabis extracts over a 12-week period. The study found that 71.4 percent of patients treated with the extracts instead of traditional medications, such as atypical antipsychotics, showed improvement in at least one core symptom, including […]

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