Cannabis stocks boosted by Aurora’s acquisition of Uruguay-based ICC Labs .Uruguay is the first country in the world to fully legalize cannabis for adult use and will soon by joined by Canada

Cannabis stocks boosted by Aurora’s acquisition of Uruguay-based ICC Labs .Uruguay is the first country in the world to fully legalize cannabis for adult use and will soon by joined by Canada

Uruguay is the first country in the world to fully legalize cannabis for adult use and will soon by joined by Canada. Cannabis stocks rallied across the board on Monday, buoyed by news of the latest deal in the sector and excitement ahead of full legalization of the substance in Canada on Oct. Earlier, Aurora Cannabis Inc. ACBFF+9.5%  said it has reached a deal to acquire Montevideo, Uruguay-based ICC Labs Inc. for about $290 million….

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The Groundbreaking Announcement Tetra Bio-Pharma Research: cannabinoid-based drug treat painkiller better than fentanyl & other Opioids.Opioids kill cannabis Save Life:News Anchor Who Reported On Opioid Abuse Loses Daughter To Fentanyl Overdose

The Groundbreaking Announcement Tetra Bio-Pharma Research: cannabinoid-based drug treat painkiller better than fentanyl & other Opioids.Opioids kill cannabis Save Life:News Anchor Who Reported On Opioid Abuse Loses Daughter To Fentanyl Overdose

In a world first, cannabis-based drugs are being compared to fentanyl as an alternative to breakthrough pain. The clinical trial is being facilitated by Santé Cannabis, an independently credentialed research organization based out of Montreal. The study will compare the effects of cannabinoids produced by Tetra Bio-Pharma, a biopharmaceutical leader in cannabinoid-based drug discovery and development, in comparison to fentanyl, an opioid that is linked to hundreds of accidental overdoses in Canada. According to a statement…

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Harvard University Finds Cannabis Cuts Tumor Growth in Half in Three Weeks

Harvard University Finds Cannabis Cuts Tumor Growth in Half in Three Weeks

The active ingredient in marijuana cuts tumor growth in common lung cancer in half and significantly reduces the ability of the cancer to spread, say researchers at Harvard University who tested the chemical in both lab and mouse studies. They say this is the first set of experiments to show that the compound, Delta-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), inhibits EGF-induced growth and migration in epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) expressing non-small cell lung cancer cell lines. Lung cancers…

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Feds Warn That Investing in Cannabis Companies Is Still Risky Business

Feds Warn That Investing in Cannabis Companies Is Still Risky Business

Yasterday (news) by Chris moore .Shares in Canadian marijuana firms are exploding on the U.S. stock market, but regulators believe the sector is rife with potential scams and manipulation. In just over a month, Canada will open the doors on the world’s largest adult-use cannabis market, and investors all across North America are scrambling to invest in the lucrative new sector. Cannabis stocks have exploded on both the U.S. and Canadian stock markets as the…

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FDA Approves First Marijuana-Based Drug In US: Here’s What You Need To Know About Epidiolex.Must Read( How should I take Epidiolex? & Who should not take Epidiolex? )

FDA Approves First Marijuana-Based Drug In US: Here’s What You Need To Know About Epidiolex.Must Read(  How should I take Epidiolex? & Who should not take Epidiolex? )

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a marijuana-based drug for the first time, pacing the way for more research into an ingredient that is still illegal in federal law despite increasing legalization for medical and recreational purposes. The drug, named Epidiolex, received unanimous recommendation from an FDA advisory committee in April. The approval comes as good news for the supporters of the drug, which is being used to treat children suffering from severe forms…

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F.D.A. Panel Recommends Approval of Cannabis-Based Drug for Epilepsy

F.D.A. Panel Recommends Approval of Cannabis-Based Drug for Epilepsy

WASHINGTON -A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Thursday unanimously recommended approval of an epilepsy medication made with an ingredient found in marijuana. If the agency follows the recommendation, as is expected, the drug would be the first cannabis-derived prescription medicine available in the United States. The drug, called Epidiolex, is made by GW Pharmaceuticals, a British company. Its active ingredient, cannabidiol, also called CBD, is one of the chemical compounds found in the…

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Opioid billionaire granted patent for addiction treatment

Opioid billionaire granted patent for addiction treatment

David Crow in New York yesterday A billionaire pharmaceuticals executive who has been blamed for spurring the US opioid crisis stands to profit from the epidemic after he patented a new treatment for drug addicts Richard Sackler, whose family owns Purdue Pharma, the company behind the notorious painkiller OxyContin, was granted a patent earlier this year for a reformulation of a drug used to wean addicts off opioids. The invention is a novel form of…

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State Approves Use Of Medical Marijuana For Treatment Of Autism, 10 Other Debilitating Conditions

State Approves Use Of Medical Marijuana For Treatment Of Autism, 10 Other Debilitating Conditions

The State of Michigan adds autism and 10 other debilitating medical conditions on the list of diseases qualified for medical marijuana treatment. Shelly Edgerton, Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs director, said that the update is in conjunction with the conditions set forth in the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act of 2008. Please share it.thanks “With the changes in state law to include marihuana-infused products, and the advancement of marihuana research, and upon the recommendation of the…

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Groundbreaking Research: Cannabis Treats ADHD Better Than Adderall

Groundbreaking Research: Cannabis Treats ADHD Better Than Adderall

The medical use of marijuana is no secret. It can be used to treat a number of ailments, chronic and short term. According to a groundbreaking new medical study of 30 patients with ADHD, all 30 reported improved concentration and sleep as well as reduced impulsivity after using medicinal cannabis. These 30 patients all reported having limited success with conventional treatments like Ritalin and Adderall. 22 of the 30 patients opted to forgo their previously prescribed medications…

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Gov. Bruce Rauner signs bill legalizing industrial hemp.Advocates say hemp legalization will create hundreds of jobs and up to $100 million in annual state revenue.

Gov. Bruce Rauner signs bill legalizing industrial hemp.Advocates say hemp legalization will create hundreds of jobs and up to $100 million in annual state revenue.

Workers process the hemp harvest last week at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. Washington planted the crop himself in the 18th century, and Illinois farmers can now apply to grow it. | AP Photo/Matthew Barakat Gov. Bruce Rauner on Saturday signed a bill legalizing industrial hemp, adding Illinois to a growing list of states that allow the growth of cannabis for non-drug purposes. “Legalizing the farming of industrial hemp just makes good sense,” Rauner said…

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