Cannabis Clinical Trials

Traumatic Brain Injury, or TBI, is a serious condition usually caused by an external blow to the head that can cause severe and often chronic symptoms. These symptoms can be cognitive, behavioral, movement related, speech and visual impairing, mood altering, involve painful headaches, and even cause gastrointestinal issues. Each year in just the U.S., nearly […]

Rumor has it that the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) plans to legalize marijuana any day now. Rumor also has it that Barack Obama is secretly a foreign-born Muslim and that the CIA had a hand in the attack that brought down the World Trade Center. Unfortunately, that first claim is about as likely to be […]

The two approaches in unlocking the medical benefits of cannabis thus far have been the use of the traditional “big pharma” approach in which the cannabis is broken down to its individual constituents, i.e., molecules and then each tested separately for their safety and effectiveness in various patient populations; or alternatively, the ‘holistic’ approach in […]

JUDY WOODRUFF: But, first: how science is increasingly considering the possibilities of medical marijuana as conventional medicine for some cases. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien has the second of his two reports on this for our weekly series The Leading Edge. MILES O’BRIEN, Science Correspondent: It’s a landmark place, and time, on the long road to […]

NSW children suffering severe, debilitating and treatment-resistant epilepsy will soon be able to access medicinal cannabis as part of an Australian-first clinical trial. The experimental, cannabis-based Epidiolex drug will be delivered through the Sydney Children’s Hospital to an initial group of 40 NSW families in need, with the hope of expanding the trial to hundreds […]

NSW children suffering severe, debilitating and treatment-resistant epilepsy will soon be able to access medicinal cannabis as part of an Australian-first clinical trial. The experimental, cannabis-based Epidiolex drug will be delivered through the Sydney Children’s Hospital to an initial group of 40 NSW families in need, with the hope of expanding the trial to hundreds […]

Sacramento, CA–(ENEWSPF)–June 30, 2016.   The inhalation of vaporized herbal cannabis reduces neuropathic pain in patients with spinal cord related injuries, according to placebo-controlled clinical trial data published online ahead of print in The Journal of Pain. A team of investigators at the University of California, San Diego, UC Davis, and the Sacramento VA Medical […]