Cannabis Clinical Trials

NANAIMO, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Tilray, a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, today announced it has completed its first import of medical cannabis products into Australia under the country’s new import regulations. The products were produced at Tilray’s federally licensed, GMP-certified facility in Canada and can be dispensed to any patient with a […]

AXIM Biotech moves forward with development of Medchew Rx pharmaceutical chewing gum. NEW YORK, May 2, 2017 – AXIM® Biotechnologies, Inc., a company focused on cannabinoid research and development, today announced that the company’s product development partner Quay Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Quay Pharma) has obtained the relevant licenses from the British Home Office to import and work […]

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is aware that cannabis and cannabis-derived products are being used for a number of medical conditions, such as AIDS wasting syndrome, epilepsy, neuropathic pain, treatment of spasticity associated with multiple sclerosis, and cancer and chemotherapy-induced nausea. Despite this fact, the FDA has not yet approved a marketing application […]

CLARENCE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE MKT: XXII), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 22nd Century authorization to conduct a clinical trial studying the Company’s BRAND B, low tar-to-nicotine ratio cigarettes. This trial is designed to confirm that as smokers make the adjustment to a higher nicotine cigarette, […]

The first NHS prescription for medical marijuana has been given to an 11-year-old boy with severe epilepsy. Billy Caldwell began taking cannabis oil for his seizures after seeing a childhood epilepsy expert in California, where medical marijuana is legal, late last year. Douglas Nordli, director of paediatric neurology at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, gave […]

NSW: Yvonne Cooper believes medicinal cannabis may be her daughter’s only hope. Urgent action: Lake Heights parents Yvonne Cooper and Daniel Phelps want legal access to medicinal cannabis for their eight-year-old daughter Sienna who suffers ”severe, uncontrolled” seizures. Picture: Sylvia Liber RELATED READING: Medical cannabis advocates seek ‘urgent’ release of scheme details Legal access to […]

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Israeli medical researchers say medical marijuana could help subdue the effects of autism in children. There has long been anecdotal evidence that cannabidiol – the main non-psychoactive compound in marijuana — can help relieve the effects of autism, but there has not been much clinical research into the matter, according to USA Today, until now. […]

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Perhaps it shouldn’t be surprising that wacky things keep happening in Australia’s nascent legal cannabis industry. Take for example ASX-listed biotech Stemcell United’s share price. Last month it skyrocketed 3800 per cent – from just over 1.3¢ to 41¢ – in less than two days. Up Next White House ‘attacked’ in North Korea video More […]

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