Cannabis Clinical Trials

Last week, Steep Hill Labs, Inc. announced plans to expand on the East Coast, including licensing for laboratories in Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania. The cannabis testing company now is operating or developing in seven states, the District of Columbia along with an official arrangement with a research university in Jamaica, according to Cathie Bennett Warner, […]

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by Staff The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) issued a formal statement calling for the rescheduling of marijuana and called for more research to determine its safety and effectiveness this week. The organization notes that there is a lack of evidence regarding the long-term effects of marijuana use, and overlapping state […]

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Photo Credit: Blablo101/Shutterstock.com Mark Twain once said, “A lie can travel half way around the world before truth even gets its boots on.” When it comes to reporting on cannabis science, in many ways we’re still traveling barefoot. The recent revelations about the Sugar Research Foundation bribing Harvard researchers to mislead the public on the […]

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Bouts of immense pain and fatigue leave many of us in state of physical despair. Prescription painkillers do little to nothing to remedy our ailments. However, for those of us who live in a state where medical marijuana is legal with our “marijuana card,” cannabis can be a better alternative to pharmaceuticals. Once we visit […]

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Sick Queenslanders will have access to medicinal cannabis treatments after the passing of laws allowing doctors to apply to prescribe the drug on a much larger scale. The legislation, passed unanimously on Wednesday night, opened up a legitimate pathway for patients with certain types of illness to access the treatment. Doctors will be able to […]

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Insys Therapeutics, manufacturer of the synthetic opioid medication fentanyl, made headlines recently when it donated half a million dollars to the anti-cannabis legalization effort in Arizona. Fentanyl is a potent and highly addictive pain killer helping fuel the country’s opioid epidemic and skyrocketing overdose rates. Presumably, Insys is funding anti-legalization efforts because legal cannabis represents […]

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Newswise — Clinical evidence supports the use of marijuana for intractable chronic pain. However, there is a lack of evidence regarding the long-term effects of marijuana use, and overlapping state and federal laws create huge obstacles for physicians who may want to prescribe it. This puts pain physicians in a challenging position. It also makes […]

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Insys Therapeutics, manufacturer of the synthetic opioid medication fentanyl, made headlines recently when it donated half a million dollars to the anti-cannabis legalization effort in Arizona. Fentanyl is a potent and highly addictive pain killer helping fuel the country’s opioid epidemic and skyrocketing overdose rates. Presumably, Insys is funding anti-legalization efforts because legal cannabis represents […]

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Insys Therapeutics, manufacturer of the synthetic opioid medication fentanyl, made headlines recently when it donated half a million dollars to the anti-cannabis legalization effort in Arizona. Fentanyl is a potent and highly addictive pain killer helping fuel the country’s opioid epidemic and skyrocketing overdose rates. Presumably, Insys is funding anti-legalization efforts because legal cannabis represents […]

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