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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State of Georgia Unveils Medical Pot Registry

Patients seeking verification must have lived in Georgia for at least one calendar year, or be less than 1 year old, and be suffering from one of eight conditions such as: Cancer, Seizure disorder, ALS, Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Sickle cell disease, Crohn’s disease and Mitochondrial disease. The Low THC... more →
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In New York State, Medical Marijuana Giving New Hope

Compassionate Care Center of New York, run by a gastroenterologist, Larry Good, from Long Island, has leased a greenhouse in Newark, in western New York, that once belonged to the Jackson & Perkins garden company. The village’s mayor, Jonathan Taylor, remembered that in its heyday, Newark was known as the Rose Capital of America. As... more →
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“Factful” Facts About Medical Marijuana

Chiderova’s personal experience does not count in the medical literature. Marijuana obtained on the streets is of unknown quality, the dosage is not standard, and there is no data on risk and safety. Also, few studies evaluate the claims of patients, while thousands of Canadians continue to seek relief from an array of symptoms,... more →
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Medical Marijuana Supporters March Towards Statehouse

More than 50 supporters of a proposal to expand the use of medical marijuana participated Tuesday. They support legislation that has won committee-level approval in the state Senate and could soon come up for a floor vote. The legislation would make medical marijuana available to people with certain chronic diseases such as cancer,... more →
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Senate Democrats Move Ahead To Widen Medical Pot Law

The Legislature last spring passed a limited medical marijuana bill that would allow possession of a special extract by people with serious epilepsy. But that law doesn’t allow other uses, and it doesn’t provide a legal method to obtain the medicine. The Senate Ways and Means Committee approved a bill that would allow... more →
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Medical Marijuana May See Better Days Because Of Pennsylvania Bill

The bill (SB3) has been referred to the State Government Committee. SB3 would create a State Board of Medical Cannabis Licensing program that would allow the growing and dispensing of medical marijuana by licensed individuals for use by qualifying patients. The board would be able to license up to 65 medical marijuana processors. Qualifying... more →
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