Cannabis Clinical Trials

Pharmaceutical start-up GreenLight Medicines has secured €500,000 in funding as it seeks to develop “breakthrough medicines” using cannabis extracts. The company, which primarily focuses on exploring the “full potential of cannabis and cannabinoids as a medicine”, secured the phase-two funding from a consortium of private Irish investors. It follows an initial €100,000 seed investment. The […]

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Pharmaceutical start-up GreenLight Medicines has secured €500,000 in funding as it seeks to develop “breakthrough medicines” using cannabis extracts. The company, which primarily focuses on exploring the “full potential of cannabis and cannabinoids as a medicine”, secured the phase two funding from a consortium of private Irish investors. It follows a €100,000 seed investment. The […]

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B.C. researchers are launching the country’s first large-scale clinical trial on marijuana as a treatment for a mental health condition, testing whether pot can ease the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Zach Walsh, a clinical psychologist at the University of B.C.’s Okanagan campus, is leading the study, which will put the anecdotal experiences of combat veterans to the […]

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An influential committee of MPs has called on the government to make cannabis legal for medical use.  The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Drug Policy Reform wants the drug reclassified from its Schedule 1 — which puts it in the same class as ecstasy and LSD — to Schedule 4, which means it can […]

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Tony Bower of Mullaways Medical Cannabis cultivating marijuna for his tincture. Photo Facebook/Tony Bower Update, 5:45pm: A spokesperson for the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research and Innovation, which is overseeing the NSW Government-funded clinical trials, has denied Mullaways Medical Cannabis Pty Ltd ‘is involved in trials in any capacity.’ The northern NSW-based head of Mullaways Medical Cannabis, […]

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B.C. researchers are launching the country’s first large-scale clinical trial on marijuana as a treatment for a mental health condition, testing whether pot can ease the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Zach Walsh, a clinical psychologist at the University of B.C.’s Okanagan campus, is leading the study, which will put the anecdotal experiences of combat veterans to the […]

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B.C. researchers are launching the country’s first large-scale clinical trial on marijuana as a treatment for a mental health condition, testing whether pot can ease the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Zach Walsh, a clinical psychologist at the University of B.C.’s Okanagan campus, is leading the study, which will put the anecdotal experiences of combat veterans to the […]

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UBC and Tilray Launch Canada’s First Clinical Trial to Study Medical Cannabis and PTSD Research to examine medical risks and benefits for veterans, first responders and sexual assault survivors September 07, 2016 NANAIMO, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tilray, a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, and the University of British Columbia today announced that patient […]

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