Cannabinoid-Based Therapy Patent For Cachexia

It is estimated that a population of approximately 1.3 million are experiencing cachexia associated with cancer, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, HIV/AIDS and other progressive illnesses. Cancer induced anorexia cachexia is responsible for about 20% of all cancer deaths. “We believe our therapy, subject to controlled... more →
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Isis Pharmaceuticals to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS), the leader in antisense therapeutics, today announced that management will present a company overview at the following investor conferences: 10th Annual Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference on Thursday, September 10, 2015 in Boston, MA; 2015 Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on... more →
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Minnesota Finally Legalized Medical Marijuana

Kelsey held up the prescription bottle holding the cannabis pills she would be giving her 24-year-old son, Alec, later that morning. She and other parents and patients have lobbied for years to legalize the medication. Now she will finally see whether it can help ease the seizures and symptoms of Alec’s epilepsy. “We decided... more →
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Louisiana Governor Jindal Nods Head For Marijuana Bill To Reform Criminal Penalties

The bill, HB 149, would reform criminal penalties for marijuana, making it a misdemeanor rather than a felony for a second offense of marijuana possession. It also allows first-time offenders to erase their first conviction for possessing marijuana if they don’t re-offend within two years. In the case of one of the bills, which... more →
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Finally, Florida Approves Medical Marijuana Law

There is one reason why medical marijuana backers will be happy in Florida and that’s because medical marijuana law was finally approved. Thanks to a judge in Florida and his ruling. State lawmakers approved the law in 2014. But legal challenges over rules drawn up by the state department of health delayed putting it into effect. ... more →
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