Cannabis Clinical Trials

A major medical marijuana trial is underway in New Zealand – testing the effects of a new cannabis gel on epilepsy patients. The Ministry of Health has given the green light for Kiwis to be part of the ground-breaking clinical trial, investigating the effects of the newly-developed cannabidiol gel ZYN002 in stopping or reducing epileptic […]

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The District of Columbia, along with other 8 states now recognizes recreational marijuana use as a legal practice for adults. Arkansas, Florida, Montana and North Dakota passed ballot measures legalizing medical marijuana use only. California is of course the most populated state and the largest market for cannabis. California Lt. Gov. and former San Francisco […]

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Last issue, I introduced readers to the blossoming medical cannabis scene in Israel, and talked about what it’s like to be a medicinal cannabis patient there. This month, I will take a look at the many, varied innovations now being produced, along with some of the most advanced cannabinoid research taking place in the world […]

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Australian company Medlab Clinical Limited is preparing to start Australia’s first clinical trial using cannabis for oncology patients suffering intractable pain. The trial will see patients given a specially prepared formulation, called Nanabis. It is made up of the two most well-known cannabis extracts, CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and will be administered via the […]

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Medlab Clinical is now licensed to import medicinal marijuana into Australia, which the biotech says is a critical step towards starting a clinical trial on using cannabis to manage pain in cancer patients. Medlab will import a liquid cannabis blend from Canadian medicinal marijuana producer Aphria Inc, after receiving the Therapeutic Goods Administration licence. Managing […]

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Cured and finished buds as well as growing medical marijuana plants propagated at a medical marijuana growing operation in Washington in September. (Linda Davidson/The Washington Post) Tuesday was a banner night for medical marijuana — with ballot initiatives in numerous states widening access to the substance for Americans seeking relief from pain or a treatment for illness. Massachusetts and […]

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Medlab Clinical Limited (ASX:MDC) has announced it is preparing to start Australia’s first clinical trial using cannabis. The trial will target cancer patients suffering intractable pain and will take place at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney. Commencement of the trial is subject to hospital ethics approval and the granting of a trial number from […]

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Medlab Clinical Limited (ASX:MDC) has announced it is preparing to start Australia’s first clinical trial using cannabis. The trial will target cancer patients suffering intractable pain and will take place at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney. Commencement of the trial is subject to hospital ethics approval and the granting of a trial number from […]

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reader comments 28 Whatever happens November 8, marijuana won. It’s hit an all time high in popularity—60 percent of Americans now support legalization. That handily beats both major-party candidates in favorability. Twenty-five states and Washington, DC have already legalized it for medical use. And come election day, nine states will decide whether to loosen laws […]

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