FRIDAY, Oct. 26, 2018 — A moss-like plant grown only in a few countries may offer better pain relief than medical marijuana, animal research suggests. THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, from marijuana is used to treat conditions such as pain, muscle cramps, dizziness and loss of appetite. However, while medical marijuana is increasingly accepted in the United […]

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TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said that hair dyes can no longer contain lead. The new rule does not take effect for 12 months, but it ends the only remaining legal use of lead, a neurotoxin, in cosmetic products in the United States. “In the nearly 40 […]

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THURSDAY, Nov. 1, 2018 — Fentanyl, a powerful and dangerous synthetic opioid, is now showing up in crack cocaine and causing life-threatening overdoses. Within a recent four-day period, a Philadelphia hospital treated 18 patients for an apparent opioid overdose even though they’d only been smoking crack cocaine, researchers report. “None of them had intended to […]

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GW Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ:GWP) announced on Thursday that Epidiolex, a cannabidiol oral medication for the treatment of seizures, is now available through a prescription in the United States. It is the first pharmaceutical formulation of a highly purified, plant-derived cannabidiol (CBD), a cannabinoid that lacks the high associated with marijuana, and is the first in […]

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– Medication indicated for the treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or Dravet syndrome, two rare, severe childhood-onset epilepsies – EPIDIOLEX®, the first FDA-approved prescription pharmaceutical formulation of highly purified, plant-derived cannabidiol (CBD), a cannabinoid lacking the high associated with marijuana and the first in a new category of anti-epileptic drugs. To learn more, […]

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– Medication indicated for the treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or Dravet syndrome, two rare, severe childhood-onset epilepsies – – Comprehensive support program available for eligible patients – LONDON and CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: GWPH, “GW,” “the Company” or “the Group”), the world leader in […]

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SciCann Therapeutics, a strategic research and development partner of Ontario-based FSD Pharma Inc., is launching a pilot clinical study in Pittsburgh to test the safety and efficacy of its proprietary “Steady Stomach” CBD combination product for treating patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Led by principal investigator Dr. Bryan Doner of Compassionate Care Certifications Centers […]

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Delta, Kelowna, BC – October 31, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) www.Investorideas.com, a global news source covering leading sectors including marijuana and hemp stocks and its potcast site, www.potcasts.ca release today’s edition of its series, Investorideas.com potcastsCM – cannabis news and stocks to watch plus insight from thought leaders and experts. Listen to the podcast: https://www.investorideas.com/Audio/Podcasts/2018/103118-StocksToWatch.mp3 Hear […]

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TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 31, 2018–FSD Pharma Inc. (“ FSD Pharma ” or “ FSD ”) (CSE: HUGE) (OTCQB: FSDDF) (FRA: 0K9) today announced the launch of a pilot clinical study in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by its strategic RD partner, SciCann Therapeutics (“ SciCann ”). The study is designed to test the safety and efficacy of SciCann’s proprietary […]

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This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire Arvada, CO — (SBWIRE) — 10/29/2018 — Unique to industrial hemp is the high amounts of phytocannabinoids sometimes referred to as CBD which is an abbreviation for cannabidiol, a prominent naturally-occurring cannabinoid component found in cannabis sativa. Cannabidiols comprises up to 40% of the plant. CBD is […]

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This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire Arvada, CO — (SBWIRE) — 10/29/2018 — Unique to industrial hemp is the high amounts of phytocannabinoids sometimes referred to as CBD which is an abbreviation for cannabidiol, a prominent naturally-occurring cannabinoid component found in cannabis sativa. Cannabidiols comprises up to 40% of the plant. CBD is […]

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