Cannabis Clinical Trials

A vendor weighs buds for medical marijuana patients attending Los Angeles’ first-ever cannabis farmers market. (Frederic J. Brown/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images) Each week, In Theory takes on a big idea in the news and explores it from a range of perspectives. This week, we’re talking about drug scheduling. Need a primer? Catch up here. Bertha Madras is a […]

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If the Medal of Honor could go to civilians, Sue Sisley would be my nominee. After a tortuously long wait marked by intrigue and sudden reversals, a landmark study on the effectiveness of cannabis to treat PTSD is finally ready to begin enrolling combat veterans who have proven resistant to other treatments. The long-awaited clinical trial […]

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Last week, on 4/20 no less, the state of Colorado signed an agreement to give the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies approval to study the effects of medical marijuana in the treatment of PTSD in veterans. According to MAPS, the Drug Enforcement Agency giving the green light to the project “marks the first time a clinical trial […]

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The unofficial pot-smoking holiday of April 20 may be over, but marijuana advocates got another reason to celebrate on Thursday. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration for the first time approved smoking marijuana as legitimate medical research. The DEA green-lit a clinical trial of smoked marijuana for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in American […]

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MXC to acquire Licensed European Medical Cannabis Company MGC Pharmaceuticals (ASX:MXC) has executed a binding Heads of Agreement (HOA) to acquire Czech-based medical cannabis company, PANAX Pharma s.r.o.,. Subject to the completion of due diligence,  MGC Pharma will receive 25% equity issued up front and 55% equity issued for MXC’s commitment to fund operating costs […]

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PHOENIX — A former University of Arizona researcher will play a key role in an upcoming study that will aim to discover whether marijuana could be used as a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder treatment for veterans. According to a recent press release, Dr. Sue Sisley will be the principal investigator at the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies’ […]

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Military veterans may soon find out just how effectively cannabis can treat symptoms of post-traumatic stress. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has given approval to study the effects of medical marijuana on post-traumatic stress disorder, marking the first U.S. study on PTSD that will use actual raw cannabis in its clinical trial, reports the Denver […]

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(Photo credit: @myccnm/Twitter) Findings show cannabis inhibits osteoarthritis-related cartilage breakdown. A study published recently in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health shows that synthetic cannabinoid treatment reduces osteoarthritis-related cartilage breakdown, as reported by The Weed Blog. The findings align with years of anecdotal evidence suggesting cannabis may fight osteoarthritis-related cartilage breakdown […]

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By John Ingold, The Denver Post Military veterans across the country will learn whether marijuana can treat post-traumatic stress disorder effectively after a Colorado-funded study received groundbreaking approval from the federal government this week. The go-ahead from the Drug Enforcement Administration is the first time that the agency has given permission to use raw marijuana […]

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Smoking pot just got somewhat of a green light from federal regulators, and weed-smokers are over the moon about the latest news. According to a Fortune report, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (or DEA) approved the smoking of marijuana in bona fide medical research settings. It’s the first time the agency has given the […]

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Disclaimer: Under Colorado law, the use of marijuana is restricted to those aged 21 and older or those with a valid medical marijuana license. Colorado State University does not allow the possession or consumption of marijuana, recreational or medical, anywhere on campus. The Collegian does not condone underage consumption of marijuana. The Collegian Green Report […]

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