October 2018

Bod Australia has shown that CBD can be delivered into a patient’s bloodstream using its patented wafer during its phase one clinical trial. Cosmetics and natural medicines company Bod Australia (ASX: BDA) has achieved what it calls a “world-first” in the clinical trial of its proprietary phytocomplex cannabis extract ECs315, showing that cannabidiol (CBD) can […]

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That study, titled “Pharmacokinetics, Safety, and Clinical Efficacy of Cannabidiol Treatment in Osteoarthritic Dogs,” was led by Dr. Joseph Wakshlag of Cornell University. Wakshlag and colleagues measured the effects of a particular hemp-based cannabidiol product—ElleVet Sciences’ proprietary hemp oil blend—on pain and arthritis in a small sample of dogs. The results were remarkable: More than […]

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Doctors in England, Wales and Scotland will be able to prescribe cannabis-derived medicine in less than a month, the home secretary has announced. Sajid Javid previously announced cannabis-derived medicinal products were to be placed in schedule 2 of the 2001 Misuse of Drugs Regulations, allowing clinicians to prescribe them. On Thursday, the home secretary confirmed […]

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Most epilepsy patients taking cannabis-derived oil in a clinical trial at the University of Nebraska Medical Center continue to see improvement in their seizures. A study authorized by Nebraska lawmakers in 2015 has shown the majority of the 23 participating patients have experienced benefits from taking cannabidiol, commonly referred to as […]

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Marijuana is legal for medical or recreational use in several parts of the United States. Researchers continue to investigate whether marijuana can cause or even help treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Some people use marijuana to relieve chronic pain, and there is growing interest in using marijuana to treat a range of other health issues, […]

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By Stephanie Garr CBD oil is a natural remedy derived from the cannabis plant. As the source of both marijuana and hemp, any substance made from cannabis immediately raises concerns around its legality and safety. However, certain components of the cannabis plant can be beneficial for health and healing, without getting you “high.” CBD oil […]

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LONDON and CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: GWPH, “GW,” “the Company” or “the Group”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary cannabinoid product platform, along with its U.S. subsidiary Greenwich Biosciences, announced today that EPIDIOLEX® (cannabidiol) oral solution has been transferred […]

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Marijuana is legal for medical or recreational use in several parts of the United States. Researchers continue to investigate whether marijuana can cause or even help treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Some people use marijuana to relieve chronic pain, and there is growing interest in using marijuana to treat a range of other health issues, […]

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A research paper reporting a series of case studies of cancer patients, including a few brain tumour patients, has just been published. Dr Julian Kenyon of the Dove Clinic has been using a synthetic form of pharamaceutical grade cannabidiol (CBD) oil obtained from a UK drugs company called STI Pharmaceuticals and claims that this particular […]

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