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DEVON, Pa., May 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZYNE), a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative transdermal synthetic cannabinoid treatments, today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016, and provided an overview of recent operational highlights. “We continue to make rapid progress in our ZYN002 cannabidiol (CBD) gel […]

Medicinal and cosmetic cannabis company MGC Pharmaceuticals hopes to start selling its cannabis-based cosmetics in Australia within two to three months. While the company awaits regulatory approval in Australia, it has signed a distribution agreement in the Czech Republic and is pursuing distribution agreements for cosmetic products in Poland, Germany, France and the United States. […]

DEVON, Pa., May 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZYNE), a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative transdermal synthetic cannabinoid treatments, today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016, and provided an overview of recent operational highlights. “We continue to make rapid progress in our ZYN002 cannabidiol (CBD) gel […]

Ever since states have started to legalize marijuana, people have debated the effects of legalization. Well, here’s one consequence: Weed has gotten cheaper in Washington since the state legalized it. According to an analysis of data from the Washington’s Liquor and Cannabis Board, the price of pot has gone down by about two percent per […]

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) — Most doctors approach medical marijuana with a great deal of uncertainty, because drug laws have hindered researchers’ ability to figure out what pot can and can’t do for sick patients. That could soon change. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is weighing whether to loosen its classification of […]

In recent years there has been great research interest in ketamine as an antidepressant. Ketamine, a drug better-known for its use as an anaesthetic (and a recreational drug in lower doses) is claimed to have powerful, rapid-acting antidepressant effects, even in depressed patients who have not responded to more conventional drugs. However, its mechanism of […]

TUESDAY, May 10, 2016 — Most doctors approach medical marijuana with a great deal of uncertainty, because drug laws have hindered researchers’ ability to figure out what pot can and can’t do for sick patients. That could soon change. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is weighing whether to loosen its classification of marijuana, which […]

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Wikimedia Commons/AlmonrothVeterinarian Stephen Katz describes the difference between industrial hemp and marijuana as similar to the difference between species of dogs. Veterinarian Stephen Katz has a totally different clientele than you would see in Boulder, or in most suburbs anywhere. “I mean, it is raw,” he says. “It is raw and real, and it is […]

Imagine you wake up one day and can’t stop vomiting. Maybe it’s food poisoning, you think, or maybe a stomach bug—but weeks and then months pass and you’re still puking regularly. Your doctor has no clue what’s wrong with you and prescribes pain killers to relieve the cramping in your abdomen. Instead, you go home […]

http://media.marketwire.com/attachments/201510/355860_CANNABISSCIENCE.jpg http://at.marketwire.com/accesstracking/AccessTrackingLogServlet?PrId=1257376ProfileId=051205sourceType=1 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — (Marketwired) — 05/04/16 — Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabis-based medicines, is pleased to publicly applaud the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) for their latest decision to green light clinical trials on the effectiveness of smoked marijuana as a treatment option […]

On the heels of Australian legislation to allow cannabis cultivation for medical or scientific purposes, MGC Pharmaceuticals is reportedly preparing to enter the Australian market to grow cannabis, extend its clinical trial program and expand outlets for its line of cannabis-based cosmetics. MGC recently released a five-point plan for the local market and is in […]

LONDON, May 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq:GWPH) (AIM:GWP) (“GW” or “the Company”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary cannabinoid product platform, today announced that Justin Gover, GW’s Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Healthcare Conference on […]

Western University researchers have discovered that a chemical found in marijuana may be an effective treatment for schizophrenia by reducing psychiatric symptoms without the side effects of traditional medication. The study shows cannabidiol, or CBD, affects the brain in a way that makes it treatment option for schizophrenia. Paradoxially, this research comes just months after […]