Disclosures: Dr. Patel reports grants from H. Lundbeck A/S outside the submitted work. Disclosures can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M17-0501. Requests for Single Reprints: Sachin Patel, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital, 1601 23rd Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232; e-mail, Sachin.patel@vanderbilt.edu. Current Author Addresses: Dr. Patel: Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital, 1601 23rd Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232. Dr. […]

Eighteen months after joining a study on using marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, Johns Hopkins University has pulled out without enrolling any veterans, the latest setback for the long-awaited research. A Johns Hopkins spokeswoman said the university’s goals no longer were aligned with those of the administrator of the study, the Santa Cruz-based Multidisciplinary […]

A recent review of studies published in the journal ‘Trends in Neuroscience’ found that states with legalized marijuana reported a reduction in opioid use. According to the study, those states had fewer prescriptions for opioid painkillers, a lower number of opioid overdoses than states without medical marijuana, and reported fewer opioid-involved car fatalities. 91 Americans […]

LAGRANGE, Ga.– Its autism awareness month and we wanted to shine light on some major changes that families who are facing autism may have. Georgia Lawmakers have voted to expand access to medical marijuana by adding six new diagnoses to the list of qualifying conditions and autism is one of them. News 3’s Ashley Lewis […]

Argentina’s Senate voted on Wednesday to legalize the use of cannabis oil and other marijuana derivatives for medicinal purposes, the Associated Press reports. The legislation will establish a system of regulations through which the state will prescribe and monitor the newly-legal medication. Related Story: The US States With Legal Marijuana Are Also The Healthiest In The […]

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., April 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PharmaCyte Biotech, Inc. (OTCQB:PMCB), a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on developing targeted treatments for cancer and diabetes using its signature live-cell encapsulation technology, Cell-in-a-Box®, today announced the appointment of Mark L. Rabe, MD, as Director of Cannabis Program Development. In his new role, Dr. Rabe […]

BUENOS AIRES Argentina gave final legislative approval on Wednesday to a bill legalizing cannabis oil for medicinal use and permitting the federal government to grow marijuana for research and therapeutic purposes. The measure will become law once it is signed by President Mauricio Macri, whose Cambiemos party sponsored the bill. “Thirty percent of epileptics do […]

LAGRANGE, Ga.– Its autism awareness month and we wanted to shine light on some major changes that families who are facing autism may have. Georgia Lawmakers have voted to expand access to medical marijuana by adding six new diagnoses to the list of qualifying conditions and autism is one of them. News 3’s Ashley Lewis […]

The vast majority of viewers tuning into The AM Show on Monday support medicinal cannabis. A (non-scientific) poll on the Newshub website found 94 percent of respondents backing its legalisation. It comes after oncologists claimed at the weekend half their patients are using cannabis to ease their suffering. Half of cancer patients using cannabis, say […]