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The Canadian government must make it easier to study cannabis, say the country’s top cannabis academics and public health researchers in an open letter to politicians. “Under widespread global prohibition, cannabis research has been limited by the criminalization and stigmatization of cannabis use and users, leading to substantial gaps in knowledge around the harms and […]

In 2009, a handful of CBD-rich cannabis strains were discovered serendipitously in Northern California, America’s cannabis breadbasket, where certified patients could access medical marijuana legally. Thus began a great laboratory experiment in democracy involving CBD-rich cannabis therapeutics. The advent of whole plant CBD-rich oil as a grassroots therapeutic option has changed the national conversation about […]

By Karen Morfitt DENVER (CBS4)– The results of a new study show legalized marijuana use is linked to a rise in car crashes in Colorado. The Highway Loss Data Institute, a nonprofit research group that publishes insurance loss statistics, released the findings late Wednesday. (credit: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images) Since recreational marijuana was legalized for sale […]

At a Paul McCartney concert at San Francisco’s ATT Park in 2010, Matthew Springer, Ph.D., wasn’t shocked to be surrounded by a haze of marijuana smoke. He was, however, amazed that the audience tolerated it without complaint. “All of these people knew to avoid smoke from cigarettes, because the public health community has been saying that for […]

In 2009, a handful of CBD-rich cannabis strains were discovered serendipitously in Northern California, America’s cannabis breadbasket, where certified patients could access medical marijuana legally. Thus began a great laboratory experiment in democracy involving CBD-rich cannabis therapeutics. The advent of whole plant CBD-rich oil as a grassroots therapeutic option has changed the national conversation about […]

In 2009, a handful of CBD-rich cannabis strains were discovered serendipitously in Northern California, America’s cannabis breadbasket, where certified patients could access medical marijuana legally. Thus began a great laboratory experiment in democracy involving CBD-rich cannabis therapeutics. The advent of whole plant CBD-rich oil as a grassroots therapeutic option has changed the national conversation about […]

TORONTO (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WeedMD Inc. (TSX-V:WMD) (“WeedMD” or the “Company”), a federally licensed producer of medical cannabis, is pleased to announce that on June 16, 2017, the Company received a supplemental license from Health Canada for the production of medical cannabis oils. The Company has imported a purpose-built high-throughput ethanol extraction machine from Germany, with the […]

TORONTO (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WeedMD Inc. (TSX-V:WMD) (“WeedMD” or the “Company”), a federally licensed producer of medical cannabis, is pleased to announce that on June 16, 2017, the Company received a supplemental license from Health Canada for the production of medical cannabis oils. The Company has imported a purpose-built high-throughput ethanol extraction machine from Germany, with the […]

AXIM Biotechnologies received $4 million in institutional funding to advance clinical trials for cannabis chewing gum for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and pain and spasticity in multiple sclerosis (MS). The secured funds will also allow the company to continue its bioequivalency study.   The bioequivalency study seeks to develop the prototype chewing […]