Cannabis Research

A groundbreaking research facility which will study the medical benefits of cannabis is set to be unveiled this summer. MediPen, which launched a cannabis-based “vaporiser” last year, says it will run a “strenuous” course of clinical trials into the medicinal applications of cannabis from its 1,800sq ft site in Cardiff. The company says it will […]

The United Kingdom’s first publicly available cannabis research facility is launching this summer as MediPen Ltd. is opening an 1,800-square-foot facility which will provide a platform for individuals and companies to conduct their own medical cannabis research, the Independent reports. The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency approved national CBD use in Oct. 2016 […]

Last week Gov. Rick Scott — back to his old, merciless self — vetoed the legislature’s effort to grant $1.1 million to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center. The funds would have been allocated for the purpose of researching medicinal marijuana. It’s a developing form of treatment that could greatly reduce the suffering of millions […]

The United Kingdom’s first publicly available cannabis research facility is launching this summer as MediPen Ltd. is opening an 1,800-square-foot facility which will provide a platform for individuals and companies to conduct their own medical cannabis research, the Independent reports. The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency approved national CBD use in Oct. 2016 […]

Cannabinoid biotechnology company MediPen Ltd. is launching its own dedicated 1,800ft sq marijuana research facility this summer, which will also provide a platform for anyone looking to utilise its facilities for the purposes of driving innovation around the use of medicinal cannabis. The company, which has had big success selling non-psychoactive CBD vaporisers that users claim […]

The link between cannabinoids and cancer is one of the most exciting and promising research areas in modern medicine. And yet cannabinoids have been used in medicine for at least a century. But the recent interest in their therapeutic value is related to investigations which suggest that they can slow down or even block cancer growth. […]

Academia is stepping up to help develop an understanding and acceptance of cannabis, working with industry moves and shakers to expand what we know and fill in the gaps of what we don’t. The prospect of more frequent and higher-quality academic cannabis research received a glimmer of hope last year when the Drug Enforcement Administration […]