July 2019

Democratic candidates clashed on marijuana policy during Wednesday’s presidential debate, with former Vice President Joe Biden’s record of supporting harsh criminalization policies being a focus of contention for other contenders. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) called out Biden, slamming his role in advancing punitive criminal justice reform legislation and arguing that the country needs “far more […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) proposed a new bill that would bypass federal barriers of marijuana research. The goal of the proposed Expanding Cannabis Research and Information Act is to dive deeper into potential harms and benefits of marijuana in light of the recent marijuana bill Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed. “We […]

Yet, existing cannabis dependence treatments are ineffective, with relapse rates of about 80% within 6 months to a year of cannabis withdrawal or psychotherapy in the form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Therefore, there’s a great deal of interest in a cannabinoid agonist medication that may be combined with CBT to help improve treatment outcomes […]

Patient-focused studies advance progress towards global clinical trials on Khiron strains to treat inflammation, oxidative and nervous system disorders Co-sponsored with Uruguay government using Company strains, 18-month studies represent one of the most significant private-public medical cannabis initiatives in Latin America Project awarded matching financing support by Uruguay government for its medical innovation Uruguay market […]

NEW YORK, July 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Health officials around the world have begun to reevaluate the efficacy of traditionally prescribed medicines. With the growing concern over opioid addiction as well as other harmful medicines, cannabis has come into the spotlight as a viable treatment option. Specifically, cannabidiol or CBD, a cannabis compound, has become increasingly […]

Over the last four weeks, eight Wisconsin teenagers have been hospitalized with severe lung damage. The news that vaping caused these illnesses has swept across social media and is, predictably, being used to push for more government restrictions on e-cigarettes. But, what few of these reports have pointed out is that it seems most—if not […]

Only company in North America to have developed a product line of hard pills for a variety of cannabinoid and terpenoid blends Expecting near term revenue from cannabis oil gel capsules Committed management team with pharma experience Plans to enter US market     What Canntab Therapeutics does: Canntab Therapeutics Ltd (CSE:PILL) (OTCMKTS:CTABF) is dedicated to […]

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Youth has become more competitive in their respective fields in terms of efficiency and speed. There are multiple reasons behind the cutting-edge competition; cannabis consumption is one of them. A study suggests young adults who show more efficiency in challenging jobs are mostly those who consume cannabis regularly. The recent research appears in the Journal […]

Posted 31 July 2019 | By Michael Mezher  Welcome to Regulatory Reconnaissance, your daily regulatory news and intelligence briefing.  In Focus: US Two New FDA, HHS Plans to Allow Drug Importation From Canada, Overseas (Focus) (NYTimes) (Endpoints) Trump Administration Moves To Make Health Care Costs More Transparent (KHN) Democrats brawl on health care, with more […]

Cannabis’ pain-relieving compounds. CREDIT: UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH University of Guelph researchers are the first to uncover how the cannabis plant creates important pain-relieving molecules that are 30 times more powerful at reducing inflammation than Aspirin. The discovery unlocks the potential to create a naturally derived pain treatment that would offer potent relief without the risk of […]

NEW YORK, July 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Health officials around the world have begun to reevaluate the efficacy of traditionally prescribed medicines. With the growing concern over opioid addiction as well as other harmful medicines, cannabis has come into the spotlight as a viable treatment option. Specifically, cannabidiol or CBD, a cannabis compound, has become increasingly […]