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Cannabis can kills cancer in the lab so researchers are now hoping they’ll discover a breakthrough proving it kills brain cancer cells in live patients. Cannabis kills brain cancer cells in petri dishes so Australian researchers are embarking on a clinical trial to determine if it kills those cells in live patients too. Up to […]
Veterans Administration doctors will be able to recommend their patients use the drug in states where it is legal US lawmakers have passed a measure to allow Veterans Administration doctors to recommend medical marijuana to patients in states where the drug is legal. The bill was introduced by Democrat Earl Blumenauer of Oregon and acts […]
Doctors will be able to prescribe cannabis products to patients from 1 November, the Home Secretary Sajid Javid says. The new regulations apply to England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Mr Javid decided to relax the rules on when cannabis products could be given to patients after a review into medicinal cannabis earlier this year. This […]
Manufacturer GW Pharma saw a bump in stock price following the announcement. The Drug Enforcement Administration placed Epidiolex in Schedule V today, marking the first time any drug derived from any part of the cannabis plant has been rescheduled in the U.S. The news brought an increase in pre-market trading for manufacturer GW Pharma, which […]
A first-of-its-kind meta-analysis of existing research has reviewed the effects of cannabinoid drugs on the experience of pain. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest that up to 50 million people in the United States have chronic pain. An increasing amount of people now turn to the medicinal benefits of cannabis for treating and alleviating pain. As […]
The word ‘cannabis’ polarises opinions in countries around the world, and New Zealand is no exception. A popular belief is people who take cannabis will go on to become addicted to other substances, or develop schizophrenia, become drug dealers, or drop out of school, university, work or life. Another belief is the physical and mental […]
A recent study found that a few puffs of a high-CBD cannabis strain helped patients with symptoms of depression. There’s no denying that life, with its unpredictable twists and turns, can be a bit overwhelming a lot of the time. Though many people don’t like to talk about it, depression has become a common ailment […]