October 2018

Irish companies are hoping to cash in on the increased popularity of cannabidiol (CBD), offering products ranging from CBD-infused chocolate to natural juices. A variety of health claims have been made about the cannabis plant extract, prompting companies such as Coca-Cola to consider infusing their products with CBD. According to a report jointly authored by […]

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A report that tobacco giant Altria Group Inc. (MO) might be keen to buy a stake in marijuana firm Aphria Inc. (APH) has sparked conflicting views from analysts about the benefits of companies expanding their businesses. In a research note, published shortly after Aphria dismissed claims that it had signed a deal with the holding company of […]

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FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 — Medical products derived from marijuana might have a mild benefit in treating symptoms of multiple sclerosis, based on reports from patients. Drugs containing the major chemical compounds in cannabis are associated with a limited and mild reduction in muscle contractions, bladder dysfunction and pain, based on patient self-assessments from clinical […]

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tony Bryan said he went through the proper channels when he and his wife opened The CBD Oil store on Main Avenue in Northport four months ago. He spoke with Northport city leaders and law enforcement, explaining his products — derived from the cannabis plant that produces marijuana — don’t contain […]

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FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Medical products derived from marijuana might have a mild benefit in treating symptoms of multiple sclerosis, based on reports from patients. Drugs containing the major chemical compounds in cannabis are associated with a limited and mild reduction in muscle contractions, bladder dysfunction and pain, based on patient self-assessments […]

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Interferons for MS: What You Need to Know By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Medical products derived from marijuana might have a mild benefit in treating symptoms of multiple sclerosis, based on reports from patients. Drugs containing the major chemical compounds in cannabis are associated with a limited and […]

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Paul Crowder, FARMaceuticalRX vice president of operations spoke to a crowd at the Farrell municipal building Wednesday. … read more at: http://www.sharonherald.com/news/medical-marijuana-facility-progressing/article_d4affb34-cdc5-11e8-85e2-cbbc36a0bce3.html

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PHOENIX, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — INSYS Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: INSY), a leader in the development, manufacture and commercialization of pharmaceutical cannabinoids and spray technology, today announced that its collaboration with the Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research (CMCR) at the University of California (UC) San Diego School of Medicine has added a third study. […]

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Brexit checks, cannabis oil and the #MeToo campaign are all across Friday’s front pages. The Irish news leads with the EU’s plans for potential Brexit checks that could take place at Dublin port, with affected goods avoiding the Northern Ireland to Britain route. The plans have been suggested to ease the DUP’s fears of barriers […]

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Conrod said her team took a “big data” approach to the study. They looked at 3,826 teens starting from seventh grade from 31 Montreal-area schools over the course of four years. The students who participated sent back annual reports that documented their level of alcohol and marijuana use. The researchers also gave the teens cognitive […]

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