Can Marijuana Treat Schizophrenia?

It’s long been held that marijuana use in its traditional form can lead to positive patient experiences, but confirming those personal testimonials in large, placebo-controlled studies has been tough to do. The difficulty in proving that marijuana can successfully treat disease was hammered home last week when GW Pharmaceuticals... more →
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Five Common Myths About Medical Marijuana

MYTH: All strains are created equally. “There are definitely wide differences in strains, most notably with respect to their concentrations of THC and CBD. There are so many differences, and they can be so hard to keep track of, that actually, many people advocate not paying attention so much to what the strain is, but instead... more →
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Health Minister Says Vancouver Pot Shops Should Cease To Operate

“I am deeply concerned about the intention of Vancouver to approve the operations of marijuana shops and dispensaries in Vancouver. Marijuana is not an approved drug or medicine and Health Canada does not endorse its use.  there are serious health risks associated with smoking marijuana particularly among the youth. That is... more →
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GW Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on Epidiolex Program in Treatment-Resistant Childhood Epilepsies

GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq:GWPH) (AIM:GWP) (GW, the Company or the Group), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary cannabinoid product platform, announces an update on its development program for Epidiolex® (pure cannabidiol, or CBD) in the field... more →
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This Medical Marijuana Stock Is Not What You Think It Is

In the U.S., GW Pharmaceuticals isn’t even prioritizing approval for multiple sclerosis spasticity. Its lead indication is in cancer pain. A phase 3 trial with its U.S. partner Otsuka Pharmaceutical testing Sativex in cancer pain will read out toward the end of this year. It’s potentially a larger market — sales... more →
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