Clinical Trials

The backbone of medical advancement is biotechnology, an industry wrought with the incredible potential of novel drug RD, but vulnerable to the risk of stringent regulatory approval processes. Within this volatile market, however, is the cannabis-biotech sub-sector – a market flourishing with opportunity, innovation, and deep roots of medical possibilities. Fueled by an increasing volume […]

Roberto and Maria’s 13-year-old daughter has Dravet syndrome which causes many severe seizures daily. But with the help of a cannabis compound, she’s been nearly seizure free.  It’s bed time for 13-year-old Viridiana. And as her parents, Roberto and Maria, read to her, they know their daughter’s own story is different than a normal child’s. […]

Roberto and Maria’s 13-year-old daughter has Dravet syndrome which causes many severe seizures daily. But with the help of a cannabis compound, she’s been nearly seizure free.  It’s bed time for 13-year-old Viridiana. And as her parents, Roberto and Maria, read to her, they know their daughter’s own story is different than a normal child’s. […]

An Israel-based contract research organization (CRO) is conducting a Ph II clinical trial for Axim’s cannabidiol (CBD) and Gabapentin chewing gum product. Under the services agreement, the unnamed CRO will conduct the double blind, randomized, single-center Phase II trial for AXIM Biotechnologies, Inc. The goal is to demonstrate the efficacy of Axim’s Gabapentin/CBD chewing gum […]

Leaf relief: Marijuana contains hundreds of chemicals, one of which seems to alleviate seizures. underworld111 / iStock A component of marijuana called cannabidiol eased seizures in children with Dravet syndrome, a potentially fatal form of epilepsy, in a late-stage clinical trial1. Dravet syndrome stems from mutations in sodium channels, most often in a gene called […]

An Israel-based contract research organization (CRO) is conducting a Ph II clinical trial for Axim’s cannabidiol (CBD) and Gabapentin chewing gum product. Under the services agreement, the unnamed CRO will conduct the double blind, randomized, single-center Phase II trial for AXIM Biotechnologies, Inc. The goal is to demonstrate the efficacy of Axim’s Gabapentin/CBD chewing gum […]

Hong Kong has issued a patent to Intec Pharma for its investigational Accordion Pill Carbidopa/Levodopa (AP-CD/LD) drug delivery for Parkinson’s disease symptoms in advanced patients. The patent (HK1158545) is titled “Carbidopa/Levodopa Gastroretentive Drug Delivery” and is scheduled to remain active until April 2029. The patent belongs to Intec’s IN-7 patent family that already includes patents in the U.S., European Union, […]

Intec Pharma Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: NTEC), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing drugs based on its proprietary Accordion Pill[TM] platform technology, announces that the Patent Registry Intellectual Property Department of Hong Kong has issued a Certificate of Grant of a Hong Kong patent for an Accordion Pill containing certain drugs, including the combination of […]

Intec Pharma Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: NTEC), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing drugs based on its proprietary Accordion Pill[TM] platform technology, announces that the Patent Registry Intellectual Property Department of Hong Kong has issued a Certificate of Grant of a Hong Kong patent for an Accordion Pill containing certain drugs, including the combination of […]

By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabidiol is a non-psychoactive cannabis compound touted for its medicinal promise — but marijuana- and hemp-derived extracts rich in CBD and low in intoxicating THC are facing a future yet to be determined. The Cannabist’s special report “CBD, TBD” explores a regulatory and legal landscape pockmarked by federal-state conflicts, […]

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“No more radio, no more chemo, no surgery. I have to cure myself and if I can’t I die,” Toney Fitzgerald. DETERMINED: Cancer sufferer Toney Fitzgerald says he has been left with no other options than to illegally source medicinal cannabis oil. Photo: PHIL BLATCH 070317pbcan1 Local Business Medicinal cannabis research is still needed: NSW […]