October 12, 2017

ALAMEDA — Trustees with the Alameda Unified School District want any marijuana business to be at least 1,000 feet from any school, pointing to research that shows marijuana can be especially harmful to young people. Trustees also want revenue generated from pot clubs and dispensaries — predicted to be up to $1.6 million annually — […]

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Salinas A Castroville cannabis operation seeking to become the state’s first supplier for federally approved and funded marijuana research got Monterey County’s blessing on Wednesday. By a unanimous vote, the county Planning Commission approved a use permit for the Biopharmaceutical Research Company’s proposed medical cannabis facility in an existing 8,000-square-foot Commercial Parkway industrial building. The […]

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Seriously ill patients who are turning to medical cannabis for life-saving treatment are being sold fake, poisonous and intoxicating products manufactured in backyard laboratories across Australia. The unlicensed suppliers are sending cannabis oil that contains dangerous chemicals that could lead to cancer, and then charging people $6000 for up to three months’ supply. The unregulated products […]

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The legalisation of medicinal cannabis in Australia was largely enabled by the Narcotic Drugs Amendment Act 2016 (Cth), which permits research, cultivation and production of medicinal cannabis and related products. Corresponding amendments have also been made to the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (Cth) to facilitate regulatory approvals and alternative access schemes for unapproved medicinal cannabis […]

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ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK In the first peer-reviewed study of Illinois medical cannabis pilot program, researchers hear stories about how patients are leveraging cannabis against the negative effects of opioid use.  The 30 subjects interviewed most commonly qualified for the state’s medical cannabis program by having either rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, spinal cord injury/disease, or cancer.  Douglas […]

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Chronic pain is a growing problem in healthcare, as patients live longer. Cancer care is a good example. As a pharmacologist and research scientist, I rarely meet cancer patients in a professional capacity. However, I recently met some suffering from sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer most common in children and teens. During our […]

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