October 2017

Last week, U.S. Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN) – plus nine of his Democratic colleagues on the House Committee on Veterans Affairs – requested scientists at the Veterans Affairs (VA) be allowed to perform research on marijuana’s many terpenes and cannabinoids. Potentially aiding America’s veterans suffering from chronic pain and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Walz sent […]

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Two University of Colorado Boulder professors received $5.5 million to research how the legalization of cannabis for recreational use impacts human behavior. By Haley Gray | October 31, 2017 The University of Colorado Boulder announced last week that the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has awarded two CU professors $5.5 million to study possible […]

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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NBA Legend John Salley will speak out on the benefits of the cannabis plant and Dr. Christina Sanchez, a molecular biologist (Complutense University – Madrid, Spain), discusses her pre-clinical research on the cancer killing and anti-tumoral properties of cannabis this weekend on the educational television program Cannabis Planet. […]

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Lin Coxon said her cancer has shrunk since taking cannabis oil (Picture: BPM Media) A grandmother has claimed a cancerous tumour in her breast has dramatically shrunk since she started taking cannabis oil. Lin Coxon was told she had a 33mm tumour that had invaded lymph nodes and muscle, and she would need eight rounds […]

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About 25 percent of cancer patients use marijuana. At least that appears to be the case in Washington, a state with legalized marijuana. Washington legalized medical marijuana in 1998 and recreational marijuana in 2012. It’s been commercially available there since 2014. With more than half of U.S. states now allowing medical marijuana, researchers wanted to […]

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VANCOUVER, Oct. 31, 2017 /CNW/ – Valens GroWorks Corp. (CSE: VGW) (the “Company” or “Valens”), is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU“) with the Bill Nelems Pain and Research Centre, operating the Okanagan Interventional Pain Clinic, to form a strategic alliance for the purpose of conducting clinical research and development of […]

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by Anthony Robles | 10/31/17 2:05am On Oct. 17, a New Hampshire commission that will examine the potential impact that legalizing marijuana for recreational use met for the first time. The 17-member commission, created by House Bill 215 and led by Republican State Rep. Patrick Abrami, will meet bimonthly before submitting a final report on […]

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Children with intractable epilepsy have uncontrollable seizures that can be catastrophic, even deadly. Cannabis improves quality of life, often through the CBD or cannabidiol it contains. Yet, instead of educating themselves, and helping parents use this medicine in forms now available, physicians want parents to wait for a pharmaceutical version. Doctors stay dumb, and children […]

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