Saturday, January 25, 2020

Cannabis & CBD Pharma News

Medical Cannabis Network brings you the latest medical cannabis & CBD pharma news from across the medicinal cannabis, CBD & THC drug development sector.

Patients ditch their traditional medication in favour of cannabis 

Patients ditch their traditional medication in favour of cannabis 

New data suggests many patients are ditching traditional medication prescriptions such as pain killers and switching to medical cannabis instead. Prescription drugs range from depressants...
European portfolio launched to improve patient access to medical cannabis

European portfolio launched to improve patient access to medical cannabis

LYPHE GROUP launches today, bringing together a portfolio of leading companies in the medical cannabis industry to transform access to cannabis-based medical products for...

Yin and yang: an exploration of the endocannabinoid system

Vital for maintaining health, the endocannabinoid system is found in both animals and humans. The two cannabinoid receptors, CB1 and CB2, belong to the so-called...

Arthritis Foundation Releases First CBD Guidance for adults with arthritis

The Arthritis Foundation, in partnership with top experts in arthritis pain and CBD, offers patients a practical, first-of-its-kind resource with answers to their most...

First CBD oil to be approved by the European Medicines Agency

A GW Pharmaceuticals Cannabidiol oral solution, EPIDYOLEX®, is the first plant-derived cannabis-based medicine to be approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). EPIDYOLEX® cannabidiol oral...

CBD as an antibiotic: promise as a weapon to fight superbugs

Amidst grave concerns of antibiotic resistance new research has shown that CBD might be an effective way of fighting superbugs. Since cannabis compound CBD has...

Research unclear on link between cannabis and psychosis

A number of studies have been looking at the link between cannabis and psychosis, however, much more needs to be done to fully understand...

Study shows cannabis flower with high THC levels is effective for pain relief

Researchers have revealed strong evidence that cannabis flower with high levels of THC can significantly reduce pain. The study, conducted by the The University of...
Groundbreaking CBD-based alternative: are steroids a necessary evil?

Are steroids truly a necessary evil? – a groundbreaking CBD-based alternative

For over 100 chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, steroids remain the first-line treatment – could STERO Biotechs bring the next CBD-based alternative? Following one of...
Could cannabis offer an alternative to opioids for pain relief?

Could cannabis offer an alternative to opioids for pain relief?

New research has unlocked the key to how cannabis creates pain relieving molecules that are 30 times stronger than Aspirin, offering huge potential as...

Breeding inconsistency: why cannabis profiles matter

One of the first reports to be published in the first ever peer reviewed cannabis journal highlights the importance of consistency of cannabis profiles...
The Danish medical cannabis industry - six months on

The Danish medical cannabis industry – six months on

The future looks bright for the Danish medical cannabis industry, but speaking to Rikke Jakobsen, CEO of Cannabis Denmark, there is still work to...

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