2019

Cannabis is now a point of conversation in many different verticals: research, medical, health and business being among a long list of existing and emerging partners. With so much changing so very quickly, advancing expeditiously—while still taking the time to set a strategic course—should serve those in cannabis and cannabis-related industries well moving forward. All […]

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NEW YORK, July 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Health officials around the world have begun to reevaluate the efficacy of traditionally prescribed medicines. With the growing concern over opioid addiction as well as other harmful medicines, cannabis has come into the spotlight as a viable treatment option. Specifically, cannabidiol or CBD, a cannabis compound, has become increasingly […]

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NEW YORK, July 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Health officials around the world have begun to reevaluate the efficacy of traditionally prescribed medicines. With the growing concern over opioid addiction as well as other harmful medicines, cannabis has come into the spotlight as a viable treatment option. Specifically, cannabidiol or CBD, a cannabis compound, has become increasingly […]

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Charlotte’s Web (OTC:CWBHF) and CV Sciences (OTC:CVSI) are both purveyors of cannabidiol (CBD) oil, and they’ve also been some of the most profitable cannabis-related operations in 2019. That’s because the nonpsychoactive component of marijuana is an ideal gateway product for consumers who don’t want to get high but still want to try marijuana for its […]

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This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. —— Author: Steven Laviolette, Professor in the departments of Anatomy Cell Biology and Psychiatry, Western University Canada currently finds itself at the intersection of two historic […]

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Doctors and nurses often decry paperwork, and for good reason: Some spend almost half their working hours inputting information into the electronic health record, and many say the constant barrage of paperwork causes frustration and burnout. So I wasn’t surprised when I asked the medical director of a Baltimore clinic when he manages to complete […]

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To the editor: Many CBD retailers were taken by surprise when the New York City Department of Health suddenly announced a ban on foods containing CBD (“CBD-laced food and drinks banned by Health Department“). We were, too. But we welcome these regulations, which were issued because the department wants to protect consumers from potentially dangerous […]

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The National Football League (NFL) and National Football League Players Association (NFLPA), have announced the creation of a committee to explore the potential of alternative pain management treatments, including the use of medical cannabis. “Very historic and proud day for league and NFLPA to partner together on this,” said NFL Chief Medical Officer Allen Sills. […]

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Life in the camps Hulton Archive/Getty Images Circa 1943: Aerial view of a Japanese American relocation center in Amache, Colorado, during World War II. Each family was provided with a space 20 by 25 ft. The barracks were set in blocks and each block was provided with a community bath house and mess hall. For […]

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The 30 million Americans with rare diseases should feel as encouraged as I am by the ongoing and enthusiastic commitment the Food and Drug Administration has made to advancing the approval of orphan drugs. But a loophole exploited by a pharmaceutical company threatens the integrity of this vital act. Over the past few years, fully […]

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After two decades spent working as a cancer and HIV/AIDS researcher at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School and another 12 years heading a biotech company, I started a foundation in 2007 to identify and write about best practices in global health care, and then to find people who wanted to apply these […]

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