GW Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:GWPH) announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation to GW’s investigational product Epidiolex® (cannabidiol or CBD) in the treatment of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS), a treatment-resistant, debilitating childhood-onset epilepsy. “Following two positive Phase 3 trials of Epidiolex in patients with LGS, GW is committed to pursuing registration of […]

Daily consumption of krill oil may boost learning and working memory in lab animals, and display antidepressant-like effects, according to a new study from Aker BioMarine. Lab rats who received daily krill oil supplements (Superba krill oil, Aker) performed better in cognitive tests, compared to control animals, according to findings published in Lipids in Health […]

WOBURN, Mass., March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Medicinal Genomics (MGC) and Courtagen Life Sciences today announced the complete CannMed 2017 speaker list and schedule, which will also be made available via livestream. This second annual Personalized Cannabinoid Medicine Conference will be held at The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at The Harvard School of Medicine April […]

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GW Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:GWPH) announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation to GW’s investigational product Epidiolex® (cannabidiol or CBD) in the treatment of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS), a treatment-resistant, debilitating childhood-onset epilepsy. “Following two positive Phase 3 trials of Epidiolex in patients with LGS, GW is committed to pursuing registration of […]

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WOBURN, Mass., March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Medicinal Genomics (MGC) and Courtagen Life Sciences today announced the complete CannMed 2017 speaker list and schedule, which will also be made available via livestream. This second annual Personalized Cannabinoid Medicine Conference will be held at The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at The Harvard School of Medicine April […]

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When you walk into Grass Roots Medicinal in Squamish you only get access to the waiting room. There, a small counter offers bongs and other glassware for sale. All the good stuff — the grass the store gets its name from — is locked up behind a second door, out of reach. To get there, […]

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Botanix Pharmaceuticals (ASX:BOT) has received approval to conduct the first clinical study of synthetic cannabidiol for acne using the company’s BTX 1503 product. The approval was granted by the Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) of the Queensland Institute for Medical Research. Botanix’s shares were last trading 10% higher intra-day, at $0.064. The recruitment of volunteers […]

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GW Pharmaceuticals Announces Epidiolex(R) Receives Orphan Drug Designation from the European Medicines Agency for the Treatment of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome LONDON, March 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq:GWPH) (“GW,” “the Company” or “the Group”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics… read more at: https://www.newcannabisventures.com/gw-pharmas-epidiolex-receives-orphan-drug-designation-in-europe/

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LONDON, March 29, 2017 (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, today announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation to GW’s investigational product Epidiolex® (cannabidiol or CBD) […]

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According to a new report by Arcview Market Research, the legal cannabis consumer spending across North America, grew 34 percent to $6.7 billion and can be expected to grow at a 27 percent compound annual growth rate of (CAGR) over the next five years, from $6.7 billion in 2016, to $22.6 billion in 2021. This […]

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NEW YORK, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary  According to a new report by Arcview Market Research, the legal cannabis consumer spending across North America, grew 34 percent to $6.7 billion and can be expected to grow at a 27 percent compound annual growth rate of (CAGR) over the next five years, from […]

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Presented Phase 1 Data on ZYN002 CBD Gel at the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society  At the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society held in December, results from a Phase 1 double-blind, placebo-controlled single ascending dose study involving 32 healthy adults were presented in two  posters entitled, “Neuropsychological Effects of […]

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StockTwits    Before the market open his morning, Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ZYNE) announced that it had completed enrollment for two Phase 2 trials evaluating its synthetic transdermal cannabidiol (CBD) – a marijuana-derived, non-psychoactive topical gel it’s been developing. The first study will be assessing the drug, called ZYN002, in refractory focal seizures – and the second […]

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