HISTORIC CLINICAL TRIAL MILESTONES
Marking a major milestone for medical cannabis in Canada, a Phase IIb “in-human” clinical trial application was submitted by Canopy Health Innovations Inc. to evaluate the use of medical cannabis in the treatment of insomnia. Having received approval to proceed with these clinical trials in the form of a No Objection Letter (NOL) from Health Canada, Canopy Health will now proceed with these robust clinical trials, in collaboration with a leading Canadian research institution.
In light of the significant potential for cannabis in treating a range of medical conditions, this is the first in a planned series of trials to investigate and quantify the therapeutic effect of cannabis and cannabinoids across a selection of indications with significant unmet needs, working towards the ultimate goal of patented, insurance-eligible cannabinoid-based medicines.
WORLDCLASS LEADERSHIP FOR A GLOBAL INDUSTRY
As previously announced, starting in July 2018, Dr. Mark Ware will commence his