There have been many examples in recent years of published scientific articles, which have been peer-reviewed, as well as news items in the more general press, which have indicated the broad range of medical conditions susceptible to treatment by cannabis and related compounds. Much publicity has been gained in particular for reports claiming [...]
CBD Declared a Medicine: The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency’s (MHRA) initial foray into British “Cannaland”
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is an executive agency of the United Kingdom’s Department of Health. It is responsible for ensuring that medicines and medical devices work and are safe, of the required quality and show efficacy. Medicinal products are defined in Article 1 of the European Parliament and Council [...]
The “Adult Use of Marijuana Act” a.k.a “Proposition 64”: how will the Californian electorate vote on November the 8th?
On November the 8th this year electors in 9 States of the US Federal Union will be voting on specific propositions for changes in State laws governing the production, possession, use, and distribution of marijuana. This is to be viewed against the background of U.S federal law which effectively outlaws the growth, possession, [...]
There is a lot of information to suggest cannabis and its extracts may be useful in the treatment of cancer. Many of you, our readers may not have the most expert knowledge of human biochemistry or in particular cellular biology so we have asked our research director to explain on a cellular level how cannabinoids [...]
What can we learn from the recent tragic events unfolding in Rennes, France as a result of a clinical trial involving an assessment of the safety of a novel molecule and the subsequent death of a healthy male individual, one of a cohort of 128 people participating voluntarily in the trial? On January 15th, a [...]