Cannabis Clinical Trials

Chronic pain patients with legal access to medicinal cannabis significantly decrease their use of opioids, according to data published online ahead of print in The Journal of Pain. Investigators at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor conducted a retrospective survey of 244 chronic pain patients. All of the subjects in the survey were qualified under […]

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A seemingly historic medical marijuana summit by several US government health agencies will largely exclude evidence coming from the states that have legalized medical cannabis — another example of entrenched Washington, DC bureaucrats placing politics over science in the marijuana debate. click to enlarge … read more at: http://www.eastbayexpress.com/LegalizationNation/archives/2016/03/22/historic-federal-summit-on-medicine-marijuana-is-slanted-by-drug-war-agenda

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A marijuana-based drug has effectively treated children who suffer from a rare form of epilepsy known as Dravet syndrome in its first clinical trial, the drug’s manufacturer GW Pharmaceuticals announced on Monday. In a major victory for patients and legalization advocates, Epidiolex — a drug derived from a non-psychoactive component of marijuana known as cannabidiol […]

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The big business of medical marijuana could soon get larger thanks to a clinical trial that has patients and investors very interested. Pharmaceutical company GW Pharma in a clinical trial was able to reduce convulsive seizures in children with the help of a marijuana-based drug. “It’s very positive,” Harborside General Manager Matt Smith said. “The […]

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Jerusalem — Six months of Palestinian terror attacks didn’t discourage scores of medical cannabis experts and investors from flocking to Israel last week for a medical cannabis (marijuana) conference. Israel’s 2nd CannaTech conference, which focused on “accelerating cannabis innovation,” attracted participants from dozens of countries eager to capitalize on the country’s research and know-how, as […]

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by Maggie Clark, Stateline Staff Writer “43 percent of Oregon voters support legalization” “The Obama administration ‘steadfastly opposes legalization of marijuana and other drugs because legalization would increase the availability and use of illicit drugs, and pose significant health and safety risks to all Americans, particularly young people.’” “Since we’ve had [medical marijuana] dispensary distribution, […]

An Oregon cannabis store that just opened across the street from a hospital also plans to ad a drive-up window. Green Life Oregon opened in January, according to its website, across from Curry General Hospital in Gold Beach, Oregon. It wants to open the drive-up on April 20, 2016. Manager Jeremy Paulson told the Curry Coastal […]