September 12, 2018

A bill that would require the federal government to approve more facilities for the cultivation of cannabis for medical research is up for a vote in Congress this week. The bill, the Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2018 (H.R. 5634), would require the attorney general to ensure that an adequate and uninterrupted supply of research-grade […]

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DES MOINES, Iowa (KCCI) — Central Iowans interested in using newly legal, cannabis-derived cannabidiol oil said they’re getting pushback from doctors. The first metro dispensary, MedPharm Iowa, is expected to open ahead of the Dec. 1 deadline, but even if a patient has an eligible condition, it’s no guarantee their doctor will allow them access. […]

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Marijuana stocks are on fire, and it’s certainly not hard to understand why. Euphoria is exceptionally high (pardon the pun) with Canada set to legalize the sale and consumption of recreational marijuana exactly five weeks from today. A legal weed industry is one that could bring in billions of dollars annually, which is a big […]

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Tilray® Inc., a global leader in cannabis research, production and distribution, announced today that Tilray 2:100, a product produced at Tilray’s federally licensed, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)-certified facility in Canada, was successfully imported into the United Kingdom, to supply a paediatric patient in need. The changing regulatory measures in the UK previously prohibited the use of […]

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ABOVE: © ISTOCK, KLICKIT24 In May, the government of Zimbabwe announced a law that allows farmers to grow and sell cannabis for medical and research purposes. The country becomes only the second in Africa to permit medical marijuana, Lesotho being the first to do so in 2017.  The new policy would give researchers in Zimbabwe […]

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Register Free: http://www.appliedclinicaltrialsonline.com/act_w/cannabis The FDA’s recent approval of the first prescription cannabis-based product has prompted increased enthusiasm for development of related therapeutics. The regulatory landscape surrounding the development of cannabis components and their use in clinical trials is dynamic and poses many challenges, making effective management and navigation of the regulatory pathways essential to successful […]

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IMAGE: A new study demonstrates the effectiveness of medical cannabis on a wide range of health conditions. view more  Credit: University of New Mexico stock image Utilizing new mobile application technology, researchers at The University of New Mexico found that medical cannabis provides immediate symptom relief across dozens of health symptoms with relatively minimal negative side […]

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Published Wednesday, Sep. 12, 2018, 12:26 pm Front Page » Business » Research suggests cannabis CBD may help children living with autism Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Purchase a subscription to AFP | Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes News, press releases, letters to the editor: augustafreepress2@gmail.com Advertising inquiries: freepress@ntelos.net It can be heartbreaking […]

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A kissing cousin to pot is showing up in your coffee, candy and chocolate bars. Companies are selling a growing number of products that contain cannabidiol, or CBD, a chemical found in hemp. It’s being added to everything from gumdrops to beverages, as marketers claim benefits such as pain relief and stress reduction. Proponents say […]

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