Cannabis Clinical Trials

Marijuana stocks are on fire, and it’s certainly not hard to understand why. Euphoria is exceptionally high (pardon the pun) with Canada set to legalize the sale and consumption of recreational marijuana exactly five weeks from today. A legal weed industry is one that could bring in billions of dollars annually, which is a big […]

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Tilray® Inc., a global leader in cannabis research, production and distribution, announced today that Tilray 2:100, a product produced at Tilray’s federally licensed, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)-certified facility in Canada, was successfully imported into the United Kingdom, to supply a paediatric patient in need. The changing regulatory measures in the UK previously prohibited the use of […]

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ABOVE: © ISTOCK, KLICKIT24 In May, the government of Zimbabwe announced a law that allows farmers to grow and sell cannabis for medical and research purposes. The country becomes only the second in Africa to permit medical marijuana, Lesotho being the first to do so in 2017.  The new policy would give researchers in Zimbabwe […]

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The first Aussie-grown medicinal cannabis products have hit pharmacy shelves as sick and dying patients fight bureaucracy for access. Companies are in a race to become Australia’s lead supplier of oils and tinctures, with one claiming to be the first to locally grow, harvest and manufacture a Made-in-Australia product. A Queensland company also says it […]

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In case you missed it, marijuana stocks are unstoppable once again. After a lull early in the year, all but a very small handful of marijuana stocks surged by a double-digit percentage in August. Excitement over Canada’s upcoming recreational cannabis legalization on Oct. 17, along with a flurry of recent deal-making, has pushed a number of […]

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No media source currently available Pop-out player British scientists have found how a substance in the cannabis plant acts in the brain to reduce abnormal activity in patients at risk of psychosis. Their findings suggest that the substance could be used in a possible treatment for the condition. Cannabis, also known as marijuana, is illegal […]

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By Winston Peki. With the widespread legalization of medical marijuana, many people turn to the drug for a more natural pain relief method. As a natural pain-relief drug, some experts consider cannabis more suitable for your body than the synthetic pharmaceuticals available. The reasoning behind this is that the body can metabolize natural chemicals better than […]

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Most oncology nurses associate the abbreviation MM with multiple myeloma, but there’s a new MM now in use: medical marijuana. To date, 31 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico have approved MM for certain medical uses, including cancer-related adverse events (AEs).1 Patients are asking their oncology nurses if MM might help them […]

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About Leo Shane III Leo covers Congress, Veterans Affairs and the White House for Military Times. He has covered Washington, D.C. since 2004, focusing on military personnel and veterans policies. … read more at: https://www.militarytimes.com/veterans/2018/09/06/congress-is-again-debating-whether-to-give-vets-more-medical-marijuana-options/

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The ERUK view of the current debate around cannabis-based products as a treatment for epilepsy can be found below. To summarise the statement, whilst there is evidence that medical-grade preparations of an active ingredient of cannabis, cannabidiol, can be beneficial in some types of epilepsy, cannabis oil itself cannot be considered a safe or effective […]

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VAUGHAN, ON, Sept. 5, 2018 /CNW/ – CannTrust Holdings Inc. (“CannTrust” or the “Company”, TSX: TRST), one of Canada’s leading and most trusted licensed producers of cannabis, announced today that it is pleased to collaborate with Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University (“McMaster”) in Hamilton, Ontario on upcoming medical research studies. Hamilton Health Sciences and […]

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