September 2017

Medicine bottle image: monicore A small observational trial of the use of medicinal cannabis extracts in treating autism has returned positive results. Australia’s Zelda Therapeutics sponsored a trial in Chile involving 21 patients, who were treated over at least three months. According to the company, results of the trial indicate cannabis extracts are more effective […]

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TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Sept. 19, 2017) – Revive Therapeutics Ltd. (“Revive” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:RVV)(OTCQB:RVVTF), a company focused on the research, development and commercialization of novel treatments for serious and unmet medical needs, today announced that it has entered into a license agreement with South Carolina Research Foundation (“SCRF”), under which Revive will acquire […]

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NEW YORK, September 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The hazards of pharmacology have hardly changed since Paracelsus, a famous Renaissance physician, astoundingly declared that it was only the dosage that separated a medicine from a poison, bundled with adverse side effects. Despite considerable advances in medicine, many medications are still as injurious as their Renaissance precursors. […]

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Whole-plant marijuana and its products are already used during palliative care outside of the traditional hospice and hospital settings. Santa Cruz, California, is home to the Wo/Men’s Alliance for Medical Marijuana, a cannabis collective that has been compared to a traditional hospice. Director Valerie Corral helped pass the country’s first medical cannabis law in part […]

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GW Pharmaceuticals is closing in on a US filing for its cannabinoid epilepsy drug, Epidiolex, after trumpeting late-stage study findings. The company specialises in drugs derived from the cannabis plant, and noted that the New England Journal of Medicine had published results from its phase 3 study of Epidiolex (cannabidiol) in the rare childhood epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. […]

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Brazilian doctors have begun prescribing HempMeds Brasil‘s hemp cannabis oil to ALS and psoriasis patients, the company’s U.S. parent reports. San Diego-based Medical Marijuana said it is the first time Brazilian physicians have prescribed the product, known as Real Scientific Hemp Oil, to those with the two diseases. HempMeds Brasil has been providing medical cannabis to patients for […]

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A phase 2 trial of Zynerba Pharmaceuticals’ transdermal cannabinoid candidate has missed all its endpoints. The failure of the study to hit a single goal or show a dose response raises big doubts about the drug’s prospects—and wiped more than 55% off Zynerba’s stock price. Investigators enrolled 188 adults with refractory epilepsy with focal seizures and […]

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August 24, 2017 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a global news source and investor resource covering cannabis and biotech stocks releases a snapshot of companies in the cannabis/marijuana sector that are developing methods for cannabinoids to be used as medicine and treatments for cancer, epilepsy, concussions and traumatic brain injury. The Hemp Business Journal projects that the […]

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What CBDs (Cannabidiols) Are Currently In Clinical Trials And What Results Are They Proving As CBD (cannabidiol) comes into the light of the public eye, the curiosity of government researchers continues to grow. Through this growth of interest comes with it funding for real science and research into the mysteries of cannabis sativa and specifically, […]

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By Veterinary Practice News Editors The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), which has funded more than $2 million for canine epilepsy research, launched an initiative in 2017 to further understand the most common neurological disorder that affects pure- and mixed-breed dogs. Improved treatments are urgently needed, especially for dogs with drug-resistant epilepsy or where side […]

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NEW YORK, September 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The upward trajectory of the cannabis industry has garnered comparisons to the Internet boom of the early 2000s, as North American sales are on pace to record a compound annual growth rate of 25 percent through 2021, according to Arcview Market Research (1). These comparisons are certainly attention-grabbing, […]

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NEW YORK, September 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With leading recent estimates clocking the 2016 North American legal cannabis market between $6.7 and $7.2 billion, the only thing more impressive about the industry is the growth projections. Research estimates a whopping compound annual sales growth rate of 25 percent through 2021. This stupendous growth, driven by […]

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The upward trajectory of the cannabis industry has garnered comparisons to the Internet boom of the early 2000s, as North American sales are on pace to record a compound annual growth rate of 25 percent through 2021, according to Arcview Market Research (1). These comparisons are certainly attention-grabbing, but the full potential of the evolving […]

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– Morgan Stanley 15th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on 13 September –            – Leerink Partners Rare Disease Immuno-Oncology Roundtable Series on 27 September – LONDON, Sept. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq:GWPH) (“GW” or “the Company”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary cannabinoid product platform, today […]

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