December 29, 2017

Following this week’s announcement by GW Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:GWPH) that the drug Epidiolex was accepted for filing with Priority Review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, comes news that the company submitted a Marketing Authorisation Application to the European Medicines Agency. In a statement released Friday GW noted that they have already received the […]

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The Top Medical Cannabis Studies of 2017 In part one of this series, we took a look at some of the most impactful studies in medical cannabis, specifically those relating to CBD. This next installment highlights several cannabis wins beyond CBD, as it shows promise in healthy aging, neurodegenerative disease, and more. Cannabis is a […]

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The number of women who use marijuana while pregnant is increasing, especially among teenage and young pregnant mothers, a new report in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) suggested. “Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug during pregnancy,” the research letter published in JAMA on Tuesday stated. “And its use is increasing.” […]

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Veritas Pharma Inc. (CSE:VRT) (OTC:VRTHF) (Frankfurt:2VP), (“Veritas” or the “Company”) announces that it has completed a prestudy visit of the Fundación de Investigación (“FDI”) facilities in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  This will be the site where the Company’s research arm, Cannevert Therapeutics Ltd. (“CTL”) will be […]

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The Top CBD Cannabis Studies of 2017 The past year was important for proponents of medical cannabis. Those seeking to remove cannabis’ Schedule I status are now armed with even more evidence for its medicinal and wellness benefits from a combination of human and rodent studies. From benefits in epilepsy, autism, and beyond, here are […]

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A Cottage Grove man hospitalized in November after a cannabis oil lab explosion has been jailed for allegedly violating supervised release conditions in a marijuana-related money laundering case. Federal authorities booked Eric Leighton Scully, 34, into the Lane County Jail on Wednesday. Scully appeared Thursday in U.S. District Court in Eugene, where Magistrate Judge Jolie […]

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