May 2016

Aggressive soft-tissue sarcoma had taken his wife in 2000. Colon cancer claimed his father four years later. Brad Peceimer, a former aerospace manufacturing engineer, grew marijuana and produced medicinal remedies for both of them, to help relieve the nausea and discomfort caused by their treatments. After their deaths, he kept cultivating, fascinated with plant science. […]

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Vaping cannabis is still a relatively new practice, but according to a new study recently published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, “Those that do vape consider it to be a safer, more positive experience than smoking. “ The study, “Online survey characterizing vaporizer use among cannabis users” by Dustin Lee, Benjamin Crosier and three […]

Marijuana might just be the next new thing for treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), more popularly known for cracking down on drugs users and abusers, formally approved a randomized controlled trial of whole plant medicinal marijuana for treatment of PTSD in US war veterans. The drug trial, the […]

Representatives of the cannabis industry disagree with FDA’s conclusion in recent warning letters that the hemp-based product cannabidiol or CBD doesn’t meet the definition of a dietary supplement. Under federal law, a substance generally does not qualify as a dietary supplement if the substance has been authorized for investigation as a new drug, and substantial […]

Zacchaio’s loving and forward-thinking parents knew he was special when he came into the world two months early with some unique patterns of coloration on his beautiful baby skin. His physicians suspected that a genetic disorder had influenced the formation of his skin before birth, and since the prenatal development of the skin and brain […]

On Wednesday, Shares of Endo International plc – Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:ENDP), subtract -0.84% and closed at $15.31 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $15.13 and $15.76. Employees of Endo International plc (ENDP) (ENL.TO) are joining together recently to donate their workday to assist and support organizations that […]

Credit: jessicahyde | Marijuana could potentially help cancer patients who have nausea or pain, and could possibly even be used as a treatment for certain cancers, but much more research is needed before any of these uses could be recommended, a new review article said. There is promising research on marijuana use in the […]

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — As illustrated by the Spring 2016 Marijuana Business Conference Expo earlier this month, the numbers and momentum of cannabis in the US are undeniable. As revenues continue to climb into the billions, more research and development push the sector forward.According to the newly released 4th Edition State […]

Pharmaceutical Investing PHOENIX, May 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Insys Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSY) (“Insys” or “the Company”) today announced that it has successfully completed its Phase 1/Phase 2 safety and pharmacokinetic (PK) study in pediatric subjects with treatment-resistant epilepsy. In this trial, 61 subjects with refractory epilepsy, between the ages of 1 year to 17 […]

Credit: Jan Faukner/ A new product called Foria Relief offers marijuana compounds in the form of a vaginal suppository, and its makers claim it can relieve menstrual cramps. But is this product safe? Experts say that, because of the lack of studies on the product, there’s no clear evidence that it is safe to use, […]

Credit: Atomazul | Pot is becoming more potent, a new study suggests. In the study, the researchers looked at more than 38,600 samples of illegal marijuana seized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration over 20 years. They found that the level of THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol — marijuana’s main psychoactive ingredient — in the marijuana […]

Credit: Pe3k / The percentage of drivers involved in fatal crashes who had traces of marijuana in their blood has doubled since marijuana was legalized in Washington state, a new study suggests. A separate study suggests that some of the legal limits that are in use for the level of THC — the main […]