Cannabis Clinical Trials

Bod Australia (ASX:BDA) has completed the design for a Phase I clinical trial of its novel pharmaceutical grade cannabis extract and delivery system. The clinical trial represents a major step forward in Bod’s strategy of leveraging its naturally-sourced medicines and skincare business to build a high-growth medicinal cannabis business. The Phase I clinical trial will […]

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Frustrated Australian patients could still be several years away from their GPs prescribing medicinal cannabis, the Australian Medical Association’s (AMA) vice president has warned. Since publishing a range of stories on medicinal cannabis, many readers have contacted nine.com.au complaining that their GP is unwilling to prescribe what are now legal products. Others have expressed frustration, […]

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After all the pain elicited by the crisis at the Hadassah University Medical Center’s pediatric hemato-oncology department in the past eight months, it was perhaps apt that the conference organized by the Hadassah Medical Organization earlier this month focused on medical cannabis used to relieve human suffering. Half of the all-day 11th annual Israel Medical […]

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“Overall, we found insufficient evidence regarding the benefits and harms of plant-based cannabis preparations for patients with PTSD. The body of literature currently available is limited by small sample sizes, lack of adjustment for important potential confounders, cross-sectional study designs, and a paucity of studies with non–cannabis-using control groups,” the study said.  … read more at: […]

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Sativex is the cannabis-based mouth spray developed by UK-based GW Pharmaceuticals. (Source: herb.co) Fort Collins, CO–(ENEWSPF)–August 18, 2017. Patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis report that cannabis effectively mitigates many of their symptoms, according to survey data published in the journal Complementary Therapies in Medicine. Five hundred and ninety-five subjects responded to an […]

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BOTH the Ministry of Health and the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) yesterday denied any approval was given for sale of cannabis oil medication from the Cayman Islands. The denial was triggered by reports in the Cayman news media that Jamaica’s Government-owned Hope Institute was close to making a deal with a Cayman-owned cannabis company, Lion’s […]

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PALM BEACH, Florida, August 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With momentum continuing to rapidly rise in the medicinal and recreational cannabis and legal marijuana industry, a select number of North American companies are investing capital in infrastructure and plant assets in order to expand operations, to develop and introduce the newest product and capitalize on the […]

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PALM BEACH, Florida, Aug 16, 2017 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) — PALM BEACH, Florida, August 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With momentum continuing to rapidly rise in the medicinal and recreational cannabis and legal marijuana industry, a select number of North American companies are investing capital in infrastructure and plant assets in order to expand […]

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A landmark clinical trial has shown that a compound in marijuana can ease life-threatening seizures in children with a rare and devastating form of epilepsy. Cannabidiol — a non-intoxicating chemical — reduced seizure frequency by 39 percent in patients with Dravet Syndrome, researchers report. This is the first randomized, controlled trial to show that cannabidiol […]

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By ASANDA MDITSHWA Cannabis has been produced as a cash crop in the Eastern Cape’s Pondoland villages for decades. It is the livelihood for many households in these villages. Depending on the yield and on its quality, some farmers can make an estimated income of R40 000 to R60 000 from these crops each year, according […]

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