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Clinical trials anticipated for treating pancreatic cancer with cannabis

Clinical trials anticipated for treating pancreatic cancer with cannabis

A flavonoid of cannabis – FBL-03G – has been granted Orphan drug status by the United States Food and Drug Administration. It is anticipated this...
CanaQuest delivers on its passion about impacting lives on a global scale

CanaQuest delivers on its passion about impacting lives on a global scale

CanaQuest has developed a safer THC medical cannabis formulation (Mentabinol™) from research and pre-clinical trials at Western University. CanaQuest has developed a safer THC medical...
Cognitive control compromised by regular use of cannabis in young people

Studies show cognitive control compromised in young, regular cannabis users

A once understudied topic now shows a link between cannabis use and brain alterations, whereby chronic use may lead to poor conflict resolution skills. The...
Australian Capital Territory legalises personal cannabis growing

Australian Capital Territory legalises personal cannabis growing

On 25 September, 2019, the Legislative Assembly of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) approved a law permitting personal cultivation, possession and use of cannabis...
Cannabis beer: grant to study and develop innovative yeasts

Cannabis beer: grant to study and develop innovative yeasts

Province Brands of Canada, developers of the world's first and only beers brewed from the cannabis plant, will join with Western University (WU) to study...
US alcohol consumption falling as cannabis use increases

US alcohol consumption falling as cannabis use increases

Over the past several years, US alcohol consumption rates have declined rapidly, leaving consumers to find new alternatives. Notably, the cannabis industry is directly correlated...
Is the scale in medical cannabis the biggest catch-22 of the twenty-first century?

Is the scale in medical cannabis the biggest catch-22 of the 21st century?

1 November 2019 will mark the first anniversary since medical cannabis has been made legal in the United Kingdom, and yet...? And yet, well under...
cannabis edibles

Cannabis 2.0: Canada legalises cannabis edibles, beverages and extracts

On the first anniversary of Canadian cannabis legalisation, ‘Legalisation 2.0’ or ‘Cannabis 2.0,’ will allow popular cannabis derivatives like edibles, infused beverages, and vapes...
Potential therapy to treat detrimental effects of prenatal cannabis exposure

Potential therapy to treat detrimental effects of prenatal cannabis exposure

Potential therapies for the detrimental effects of prenatal exposure to THC have been discovered using a preclinical animal model. A new study using a preclinical...
Cannabis use and the immune system: a higher white blood cell count

Cannabis use and the immune system: white blood cell count

A study has shown that the total white blood cell count in cannabis users is higher among heavy users when compared to non-users. The study,...
Universities offer first cannabis certificate for healthcare professionals

Universities offer first cannabis certificate for healthcare professionals

Two educations institutions are offering their first cannabis certificate for healthcare professionals. Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, a leader in integrative healthcare education, is the...
Medical cannabis knowledge sharing: can the UK learn from Australia?

Medical cannabis knowledge sharing: can the UK learn from Australia?

Medical cannabis has been legal in Australia since 2016 with almost 20,000 legal patient approvals. The law was introduced in Australia in February 2016 to...

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