Cannabis Clinical Trials

There is “conclusive or substantial evidence” that marijuana or related compounds can effectively treat chronic pain, nausea caused by chemotherapy treatment for cancer, and spasticity caused by multiple sclerosis, according to a report published today by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The report urges more research on both the benefits and risks […]

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A University of Colorado Boulder study has found that NIDA-grown cannabis is far inferior to marijuana commonly available in state-legal markets. Currently, four federal medical patients receive monthly supplies of this inferior cannabis grown at the NIDA farm at the University of Mississippi. Just last year, the DEA approved the first whole-plant cannabis clinical trial […]

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The inside of Sun Valley Certification Clinic resembles a normal doctor’s office. But this facility’s doctors issue approvals for medical marijuana use. Sun Valley provides private evaluations for patients seeking a Nevada medical marijuana card. The medical clinic, which opened its first Las Vegas location in October (there are three in Arizona), is one store […]

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Oil from marijuana grown at the University of Mississippi to treat children who suffer from epilepsy seizures is still unavailable in the state.(Photo: Special to The Clarion-Ledger) Almost three years ago, the Mississippi Legislature passed Harper Grace’s Law, named after then-2-year-old Harper Grace Durval who suffers from Dravet Syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy. The […]

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Back in October, The NY Times reported that President Obama had lifted restrictions that allowed researchers to use only low-THC strains of cannabis approved by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to conduct their research. Just producing this type of strain and obtaining proper approval from authorities took years to acquire, creating distress and anger amongst […]

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