Cannabis Clinical Trials

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 15, 2016) – PhytoPain Pharma (PPP) Inc., a subsidiary of GrowPros Cannabis Ventures Inc. (“GrowPros” or the “Company” or “GCI“) (CSE:GCI), today announced that it has filed a Clinical Trial Application (CTA) with Health Canada for PhytoPain Topical Gel Relief (PPTGR), a locally administered therapeutic for the treatment of chemotherapy-induced neuropathic […]

(Photo credit: Ian Waldie/Getty Images) Mothers with healthy children open up about using pot while pregnant and breast-feeding. published an interesting piece Wednesday, June 15, about the controversial topic of marijuana consumption by women who are pregnant or breast-feeding. Although no scientific evidence exists to indicate prenatal pot exposure or exposure through breast milk […]

For war veterans with chronic, treatment-resistant PTSD. Veterans suffering with chronic PTSD can often feel like their options are burnt out if they don’t respond to the FDA-approved medications or traditional exposure and behavioral therapy approaches. Take former US soldier Jonathan Lubecky, for instance — his debilitating PTSD drove him to multiple suicide attempts after […]

It’s quite remarkable how many ‘success’ stories are out there when it comes to using cannabis for medicinal purposes. If we consider cancer, for example, many people have used or incorporated medical marijuana into their healing routine. One great example is Mykala Comstock. Mykala had T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, a very rare and aggressive form […]

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For years, Lisa Tollner, co-founder of the California marijuana edibles company Sensi Products, says she’s received calls and emails from customers reporting her cannabis-infused Sensi Chew caramels had helped alleviate pain, insomnia, nausea and other ailments. But Tollner wanted more. “These people are telling me their stories, but with no real consistency,” said Tollner, who was […]

Canadian cannabis producer Tilray is placing its bets on budding demand from markets overseas as it begins shipping medical marijuana products to Croatia. The Vancouver Island-based company will be exporting two varieties of liquid capsules that contain the active medicinal ingredients of marijuana to patients in Croatia, which legalized the drug for medical use last […]

Editor’s note: Tilray and Leafly are both subsidiaries of Privateer Holdings. Grožnjan, Croatia – Friday 10 June 2016 – Tilray, a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, today announced that the company has shipped precisely crafted medical cannabis products to Croatia to be dispensed to patients with prescriptions via pharmacies. This marks the […]

Getty Humans have been using marijuana for centuries, and yet, there are always some health concerns, controversies and stigma surrounding its use. Some of the concerns may have some legitimacy, while others are simply unfounded. Legally and illegally, millions of people are using cannabis, for medical reasons and recreationally. The ‘high’ effects of THC make […]