February 28, 2018

When you think about marijuana users, you probably imagine several different stereotypes that society has created for them. But do you imagine that they’re also happier than most? A new study of cannabis users found that they tend to be happier and have more satisfaction with life than non-users. According to the study, which was […]

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PHILADELPHIA — At The Future is Now: Medical Cannabis Symposium, Ari C. Greis, DO, discussed the collaboration between Rothman Institute physicians and Franklin Bioscience on future research opportunities looking at the effect of cannabis use on treatment of leg and back pain, chronic pain, neuropathic pain and postoperative pain management. … read more at: https://www.healio.com/orthopedics/trauma/news/online/%7Bdba5af0a-1a2e-4336-b84e-ca7dbf767acf%7D/video-rothman-physicians-franklin-bioscience-collaborate-on-medical-cannabis-research

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia is on its way to expanding the use of medical cannabis oils. Right now, doctors in the commonwealth can only issue certifications for patients with intractable epilepsy. Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed that legislation in 2015, which decriminalized the use of such oils for those particular patients. But two bills making […]

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CLOSE The legal weed industry is among the fastest-growing in the United States, according to a Marijuana Business Daily report. Veuer’s Sam Berman has the full story. Buzz60 A small vial of cannabis oil next to a cannabis leaf.(Photo: Getty Images) Legislation that would permit medical cannabis in Tennessee made it through an early hurdle thanks […]

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The Home Office has so far denied six-year-old Alfie Dingley access to the drug because it “cannot be practically prescribed, administered or supplied to the public” due to being a banned substance. Video: Cannabis laws around the world However following a meeting between… read more at: https://news.sky.com/story/boy-with-rare-form-of-epilepsy-might-get-cannabis-oil-treatment-11271470

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According to a report by Hexa Research, the U.S. medical cannabis market is projected to reach $19.48 billion by 2024. The anticipated growth is driven by the intensifying acceptance of medical advantages associated with cannabis, particularly for patients dealing with cancer, diabetes and chronic pain. Symptoms and conditions that may be treated with cannabis products […]

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The Hydroponics Company (ASX: THC) has been given the green light to import medicinal cannabis products from its European partner Endoca after locking in a distribution deal last November. The company also today announced it will be supporting an upcoming clinical trial for the treatment of Tourette’s Syndrome, via its recent collaboration with BOL Pharma. […]

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Advocates hoping to change marijuana’s highly restrictive federal status had pegged their hopes on a New York lawsuit challenging its designation as a drug with “no accepted medical use.” Those hopes were at least temporarily dashed by a ruling in the Southern District Court of New York Monday. Judge Alvin Hellerstein threw out the case […]

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Almost all cannabis seized by police now comprises high-strength varieties, with outdoor-grown herbal strains and hashish barely found, according to a new analysis. In the first study of its kind for 10 years, researchers from GW Pharmaceuticals, which makes medicines derived from cannabis, and King’s College London found 94% of samples seized by police were […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Most cannabis being sold illegally in the UK is super-strength skunk linked to a higher risk of psychotic mental health episodes, an analysis of 995 samples seized by the police suggests. In 2016, 94% of police seizures were high-potency marijuana, compared to 85% in 2008 and 51% in 2005. The drug […]

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“The Farm Bill does not specifically reference the sale of CBD, but rather, it allowed pilot programs and research to begin on industrial hemp,” said Chris Coggan, founder of a La Jolla CBD production facility called Therapy Pure Essentials. “Consequently, the legal sales of these types of products is still, undeniably, open to interpretation.” … […]

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The article, “Prospective Analysis Of Safety And Efficacy Of Medical Cannabis In Large Unselected Population Of Patients With Cancer” just published in the European Journal of Internal Medicine, studied thousands of cancer patients at Tikun Olam clinics in Israel. The patients were prescribed cannabis for their “malignancy-related symptoms,” mainly sleep problems, pain, nausea, and decreased appetite. […]

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Seattle Washington, Feb. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CFN Media Group (“CFN Media”), the leading agency and financial media network dedicated to the North American cannabis industry, announces publication of an article covering India Globalization Capital Inc’s (NYSE MKT: IGC) pursuit of numerous pre-clinical studies involving cannabinoids, while developing Complementary Alternative Medicines in the near-term to help patients and […]

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