Cannabis Research

Waldrop added that the deal allows EVIO to focus on taking market share in California, as demand for testing services throughout the state is “expected to increase significantly.” The companies expect the acquisition to close by the first quarter of 2018 and is subject to customary closing conditions, including due diligence from both C3 Labs and […]

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The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will soon join forces with an Australian pharmaceutical research firm to investigate the effectiveness of medical marijuana treatment in pediatric patients. In a collaborative partnership, CHOP will work with Zelda Therapeutics to conduct an observational study on existing patients with autism, leveraging the hospital’s existing research infrastructure in Philadelphia. RELATED […]

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THE company planning to build a $100 million medicinal cannabis facility near Casino has announced plans to enter into a major research partnership. PUF Ventures Australia has filed an application with the Australian Office of Drug Control to obtain a medicinal cannabis license and a cannabis research license in collaboration with the National Institute of […]

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Last year, a pharmaceutical company called Insys Therapeutics gave half a million dollars to the campaign to stop marijuana legalization in Arizona. The Phoenix-based company’s flagship product is a prescription opioid spray made from fentanyl, an incredibly addictive and deadly drug estimated to be 50 times stronger than heroin. Cannabis, Insys knew, could disrupt the […]

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Photo via AppleZoomZoom As the U.S. government weighs options to resolve the country’s growing opioid crisis, a bipartisan group of legislators are urging the Trump administration to consider allowing medical cannabis as a safer alternative to addictive pharmaceuticals. In a letter to Acting Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Eric D. Hargan, the legislators wrote […]

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The Tehama County Board of Supervisors is frustrated with the Cannabis Research Committee, a group we told you about just a couple of days ago that is proposing a zoning ordinance meant to regulate personal and commercial cannabis cultivation, among other things. We met with Dennis Garton, the District 3 supervisor, to ask some questions […]

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Photo via AppleZoomZoom As the U.S. government weighs options to resolve the country’s growing opioid crisis, a bipartisan group of legislators are urging the Trump administration to consider allowing medical cannabis as a safer alternative to addictive pharmaceuticals. In a letter to Acting Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Eric D. Hargan, the legislators wrote […]

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Raphael Mechoulam started his first marijuana project by walking into a police station and asking for some confiscated weed—for research purposes.  “I went there, drank coffee with the policemen and got 5 kilos of cannabis, hashish,” he said. Raphael Mechoulam delivers a speech at the CannaTech conference, an international summit for accelerating cannabis innovation, in the […]

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Veritas Pharma Inc. (CSE:VRT) (OTC:VRTHF) (Frankfurt:2VP), (“Veritas” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. M. Scott Alexander as the Company’s Medical Director. He will ensure the medical integrity of Cannevert Therapeutics Ltd. cannabis research programs and develop the medical affairs strategy to […]

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Two companies that plan a huge cannabis-growing and research facility in Australia have applied for licenses to run the operations, whose products could benefit multiple sclerosis patients. MYM Nutraceuticals and PUF Ventures Australia asked the Australian Office of Drug Control for both medical cannabis and cannabis research licenses. The applications come at a time when medical cannabis use is increasing. Studies worldwide […]

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