Cannabis Clinical Trials

Like many small, post-colonial states, the Republic of Vanuatu, a Pacific archipelago comprising dozens of small islands, sees some economic boosts from being a tourist destination, tax haven, and “flag of convenience,” but it experiences some drawbacks, too. The remote nation’s residents, known as Ni-Vanuatu, frequently face unemployment and poverty, relying heavily on personal fishing […]

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International Study Monitoring Real-time Cannabis Treatment for the Symptoms of Endometriosis Will Leverage Strainprint’s Comprehensive Research Platform TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Strainprint™ Technologies Ltd., the leader in cannabis data and analytics, today announced a partnership with Israeli research leaders, Lumir Lab and Gynica to conduct the world’s first international clinical study on the use […]

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Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women; one in ten will be affected by it at some point. There are a variety of highly successful chemical, radiological, and surgical treatment options. But they’re not particularly pleasant. Moreover, some tumors are resistant and prone to relapse.     Ideally, we would find an […]

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Minnesota OK’d sleep apnea as a qualifying condition for medical cannabis. Stakeholders weigh in. By Lisa Spear Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a molecule found in cannabis that is commonly known for its psychoactive properties, could be a viable therapy for obstructive sleep apnea, but research in this area is still in its infancy. The Minnesota Department of […]

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Minnesota OK’d sleep apnea as a qualifying condition for medical cannabis. Stakeholders weigh in. By Lisa Spear Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a molecule found in cannabis that is commonly known for its psychoactive properties, could be a viable therapy for obstructive sleep apnea, but research in this area is still in its infancy. The Minnesota Department of […]

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“It will remove red tape for patients and doctors seeking access to medicinal cannabis treatment,” he said. “It will also mean that visitors to Queensland who have a valid prescription for medicinal cannabis from another jurisdiction will no longer require a specific Queensland approval.” In 2016, the Queensland government passed legislation to allow doctors to […]

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Marijuana stocks have captured the imagination of high-growth investors, who hope that major companies in the industry will be able to take early command of the budding cannabis market and become household names across the globe. Among the top companies in the field, Canopy Growth (NYSE:CGC) and Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) have emerged as true contenders […]

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In recent months, cannabidiol, or CBD—the non-psychotropic chemical compound that occurs naturally in cannabis—has become increasingly popular in the US. CBD has been turning up in bath bombs, lattes, muscle rubs, vape pens, oil extracts, dog treats, and a multitude of other products, to create a market that the Hemp Business Journal reports was worth $190 million in 2017. […]

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