Cannabis Clinical Trials

(CNN)Harm reduction is a strategy for treating addiction that begins with acceptance. A friendlier, less disciplined sister of abstinence, this philosophy aims to reduce the overall level of drug use among people who are unable or simply unwilling to stop. What should naturally follow is a decrease in the many negative consequences of drug use. […]

In a study published in the journal Nature Medicine, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)—the active ingredient in cannabis—reversed age-related cognitive decline in mice. Mice, like humans, experience cognitive changes such as memory loss as they age. Researchers were able to use cannabis to help older mice regress to a state similar to mice who were only a few […]

A MEDICINAL cannabis trial is being rolled out to Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour hospitals. THE NSW Government will expanding the medicinal cannabis trial for chemotherapy patients to seven more hospitals across NSW – including to Port Macquarie Base and Coffs Harbour health campuses. Health Minister Brad Hazzard announced on May 11 that patients at Campbelltown, Concord, […]

LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) — When the Gillen family of Bellevue began urging Nebraska lawmakers to allow medical cannabis to be used for chronic illnesses, their son, Will – who has epilepsy — was 11. He’s 15 now. And medical cannabis remains illegal in the state. “When we started, there really wasn’t a conversation about this,” […]

Perth, May 15, 2017 AEST (ABN Newswire) – MMJ PhytoTech Limited (ASX:MMJ) (“MMJ” or “the Company”) is pleased to advise that its wholly-owned, Israeli-based subsidiary PhytoTech Therapeutics Limited (“PTL”), has received Helsinki (IRB of Sheba Clinical Site) and Ministry of Health (“MOH”) approvals for the conducting of its Phase 2 clinical study into the safety […]

A MEDICINAL cannabis trial is being rolled out to Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour hospitals. THE NSW Government will expanding the medicinal cannabis trial for chemotherapy patients to seven more hospitals across NSW – including to Port Macquarie Base and Coffs Harbour health campuses. Health Minister Brad Hazzard announced on May 11 that patients at Campbelltown, Concord, […]

As our brain ages, our cognitive abilities naturally decrease and it becomes more difficult to learn new things or devote attention to several things at the same time. Researchers have long been looking for ways to slow down or even reverse this process. Scientists at the University of Bonn in Germany and the Hebrew University […]

As our brain ages, our cognitive abilities naturally decrease and it becomes more difficult to learn new things or devote attention to several things at the same time. Researchers have long been looking for ways to slow down or even reverse this process. Scientists at the University of Bonn in Germany and the Hebrew University […]

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A MEDICINAL cannabis trial is being rolled out to Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour hospitals. THE NSW Government will expanding the medicinal cannabis trial for chemotherapy patients to seven more hospitals across NSW – including to Port Macquarie Base and Coffs Harbour health campuses. Health Minister Brad Hazzard announced on May 11 that patients at Campbelltown, Concord, […]

Related Coverage AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF)– More people will soon have access to medical marijuana treatment.  Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed an expansion to Georgia’s cannabis oil bill — which means 6 more conditions are now eligible to receive treatment including patients in hospice care. We first introduced you to Preston McCormick a few years ago, when […]

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A joint study by German and Israeli scientists has found that the active ingredient in marijuana improves memory performance and cognitive functioning in old mice when given in small controlled doses. The findings by the research team from the University of Bonn and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem were recently published in the journal Nature […]