Cannabis Clinical Trials

By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Members of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs are urging Veterans Administration Secretary David Shulkin to ensure the VA’s research and development office fulfills “its stated mission,” by allowing research into the effects of marijuana on military veterans suffering from chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder. The letter, issued […]

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Pharmacists supply patients with prescribed medical cannabis at the Tikun Olam supplier’s store in Tel Aviv, April 10, 2016. Credit: Hadas Parush/Flash90. In a development that could spark Israel’s latest groundbreaking achievement within the medical cannabis sector, the Israeli-British cannabis biotech start-up CIITECH announced Oct. 24 that it will fund a research project in collaboration […]

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Zelda Therapeutics Ltd (ASX:ZLD) is developing a range of cannabinoid-based formulations to treat medical conditions, and recently sponsored an observation autism trial in Chile. The trial demonstrated successful results for treating the core symptoms of autism with medicinal cannabis extracts that Zelda is planning on taking into clinical trials. Results showed that in a cohort […]

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By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Members of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs are urging Veterans Administration Secretary David Shulkin to ensure the VA’s research and development office fulfills “its stated mission,” by allowing research into the effects of marijuana on military veterans suffering from chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder. The letter, issued […]

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Yesterday, Shimadzu announced the formation of a partnership with Cure Pharmaceutical Group and CK Sciences to research and develop pharmaceutical cannabis-based products, according to a press release. The three organizations entered a collaborative agreement with the goal of researching and developing products, then moving them through clinical trials using FDA guidelines. According to the press […]

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Yesterday, Shimadzu announced the formation of a partnership with Cure Pharmaceutical Group and CK Sciences to research and develop pharmaceutical cannabis-based products, according to a press release. The three organizations entered a collaborative agreement with the goal of researching and developing products, then moving them through clinical trials using FDA guidelines. According to the press […]

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(Picture: Getty/Metro.co.uk) You’d be living under a rock if you hadn’t noticed weed is having a moment (sartorially speaking, of course). Once the preserve of stoners, now it promises better sex, has infiltrated the catwalk and is even a part of Kendall Jenner’s airport attire. It’s safe to say that the cannabis plant is having a […]

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(Picture: Getty/Metro.co.uk) You’d be living under a rock if you hadn’t noticed weed is having a moment (sartorially speaking, of course). Once the preserve of stoners, now it promises better sex, has infiltrated the catwalk and is even a part of Kendall Jenner’s airport attire. It’s safe to say that the cannabis plant is having a […]

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MATERIAL RECEIVED IN AUSTRALIA, PRE-CLINICAL TRIAL WORK COMMENCING Supply agreement part of Aphria’s global expansion strategy. Medical cannabis to be used in first of its kind global clinical trial targeting pain management in advanced cancer pain patients LEAMINGTON, ON, Oct. 24, 2017 /CNW/ – Aphria Inc. (“Aphria” or the “Company“) (TSX: APH or USOTCQB: APHQF), […]

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LAST YEAR DEDI MEIRI, a cannabis researcher at the Technion, Israel’s oldest university, received a “before and after” video of an autistic boy. The before showed the boy helmeted, hands tied behind his back, butting his head against a wall. The after showed him calmly sitting at a table, sketching. The difference: two drops of […]

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