Cannabis Clinical Trials

Can you tell the difference between the two photos above? If you can, you’re a few steps ahead of a group of alleged would-be thieves in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island. According to a report from the Queens District Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP): On Saturday November 26, 2016 at 3:45 pm, Stratford RCMP responded as a result of […]

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Nineteenth-century novelist Louisa May Alcott is best know for writing children’s stories like Little Women. But the American author – who was born 184 years ago this week – also had a wild side. Well, the cannabis-munching characters in her adult writing did, at least. Although Alcott was an outspoken proponent of sobriety, hashish once played a crucial role […]

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Researchers at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children are poised to begin a clinical trial using cannabis extracts to treat children with severe epilepsy whose seizures can’t be controlled with existing medications. The trial is believed to be the first in Canada to test an oral preparation that contains both CBD and THC, compounds in marijuana that have been shown in the lab and through […]

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TORONTO — Researchers at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children are poised to begin a clinical trial using cannabis extracts to treat children with severe epilepsy whose seizures can’t be controlled with existing medications. The trial is believed to be the first in Canada to test an oral preparation that contains both CBD and THC, compounds […]

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South Africa may legally regulate medical cannabis as soon as April 2017. The South African Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Health has said that the government will amend the Medicines and Related Substances Act 1965 (MRS Act). Under the reformed legislation, cannabis – known locally as “dagga” – will be downgraded from a banned Schedule 7 […]

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Researchers at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children are poised to begin a clinical trial using cannabis extracts to treat children with severe epilepsy whose seizures can’t be controlled with existing medications. The trial is believed to be the first in Canada to test an oral preparation that contains both CBD and THC, compounds in marijuana […]

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The list of Canadian licensed producers (LPs) of cannabis expecting to go public just got longer. CanniMed Therapeutics, the parent of CanniMed Ltd. and Prairie Plant Systems, issued a press release and filed a 193-page preliminary prospectus regarding its pending IPO that is… read more at: https://www.newcannabisventures.com/canadian-cannabis-producer-cannimed-prepares-for-ipo/

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Is the drug industry changing its approach to medical cannabis? This morning, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) subsidiary Teva Israel reported signing a cooperation and marketing agreement with the Israeli company Syqe Medical to market the world’s first cannabis inhaler. No financial data on the agreement were disclosed. According to the agreement, […]

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The partnership aims to create new products providing doctors with a wider range of high-quality medicinal cannabis options for patients that could benefit from cannabis treatments. The products will be distributed through California collectives. TV Personality and Medicinal Cannabis Advocate Montel Williams. Photo source: BAS Research LenitivLabs is TV personalist Montel Williams’ most recent endeavor […]

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Tetra Bio-Pharma provides USA regulatory update for its cannabis inhalation product. PhytoPain Pharma Inc. (PPP), a subsidiary of Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc., is a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing therapeutic cannabis-based products for the treatment of pain and other medical conditions announced that the development of its smoked marijuana prescription drug is on schedule. The company […]

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