February 2018

By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Top officials at of The American Legion, the nation’s largest veterans organization, on Friday stepped up their calls for the federal government to legitimize and invest in medical marijuana research. In a speech to the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., the Legion National Commander Denise Rohan outlined how […]

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Cannabis oil, which is also known as cannabidiol (CBD), is now available to buy in the UK in pharmaceutical shops. According to the Cannabis Trades Association UK the number of CBD users has doubled from 125,000, 12 months ago, to 250,000 now. It has been claimed that it can be beneficial in treating a number […]

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The Rothman Institute at Jefferson, one of the nation’s largest orthopedic practices, announced Thursday it would collaborate on a study to investigate the benefits of medical marijuana for patients suffering from chronic and acute pain. Rothman will work with Franklin BioScience, a Colorado-based cannabis grower and retailer. Franklin BioScience expects to open a medical marijuana […]

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Roberto Pickering, 36, uses marijuana for post-traumatic stress disorder. Pickering was a U.S. Marine Corps sniper in 2003 and 2004, and is a founder of Battlefield Foundation. Dr. Sue Sisley is heading a medical study of marijuana as a treatment for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.(Photo: Nick Oza/The Republic) More than 150,000 Arizonans say marijuana […]

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Cannabis oil, which is also known as cannabidiol (CBD), is now available to buy in the UK in pharmaceutical shops. According to the Cannabis Trades Association UK the number of CBD users has doubled from 125,000, 12 months ago, to 250,000 now. It has been claimed that it can be beneficial in treating a number […]

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Cosmetics and natural medicines company Bod Australia (ASX: BDA) has added another piece to its puzzle towards commencing production of medicinal cannabis-based products in Australia. According to Bod Australia, the company is “currently finalising an order with Linnea Natural Pharma Solutions (Linnea) for the oil and delivery is expected mid-March.” Bod Australia has been granted […]

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Ready for trials: Researchers exploring the benefits of medicinal cannabis include (from left) Matthew Spitzer, Associate Professor Phillip Good, Professor Janet Hardy and Georgie Cupples at Mater Research. QUEENSLAND researchers will soon start a major clinical trial to find out the benefits of medicinal cannabis for cancer patients receiving palliative care. “We are delighted to […]

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As the opioid crisis deepens in many places across the country, an increasing number of researchers and advocates are looking at legal marijuana as a possible solution. But a new study suggests that the connection between the two is more complicated than previously understood. The study, which was published online this month by the Journal […]

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A study weighing the risks and benefits of cannabis-based therapies for fibromyalgia has led to University of Alberta researchers developing a guideline to help primary care doctors decide whether to recommend such treatments to their patients. The team that did the fibromyalgia review concluded that the risk of cannabinoids might outweight the benefits that patients with the disease […]

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Last week, the 4th annual Emerald Conference brought attendees from around the world to San Diego for two days of education, networking and collaboration. Leading experts from across the industry shared some of the latest research in sessions and posters with over 600 attendees. The foremost companies in cannabis testing, research and extraction brought their […]

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