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Medical Cannabis Evidence Portal Launched by the Academy of Medical Cannabis (UK)

New repository aims to ensure healthcare professionals can access cutting edge peer-reviewed research and information.

American University to Offer Degree in Medical Cannabis Science

The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy has launched the nation’s first Master of Science program in medical cannabis science and therapeutics.

Centre for Medicinal Cannabis survey finds 6 million adults used CBD in UK

The Centre for Medicinal Cannabis (CMC) has called on politicians, policy-makers, regulators, producers and retailers to play their part to achieve the shared goal of a UK CBD sector that is innovative, responsible and high-quality, delivering both economic benefits, social value, and individual wel

Cannabis In Hospice: Growing Demand And Acceptance For End-Of-Life Care

A new study finds hospice professionals overwhelmingly support using medical cannabis for hospice patients.

'They're gentrifying it': big money muscles in on the cannabis market

At the Cannabis Europa conference this week, business interests will be well represented – to the dismay of veteran campaigners

Irish Family had to sell home after HSE fails to reimburse funds for medicinal cannabis

A family who were refused reimbursement by the HSE for medical cannabis for their five-year-old daughter have been forced to sell their home

Revealed: talks underway for first legal cannabis farm in Scotland

An Australian company has held talks with a local authority about building the first legal cannabis farm in Scotland.

Germany’s medical cannabis market prioritises efficacy over unfettered access

Germany may be the largest and fastest-growing medical cannabis market in Europe, but signs are emerging from medical and regulatory circles that should serve as a warning to cannabis companies planning to commercialise medicines without conclusive clinical trials.

The Opportunity of CBD - Reforming the Law

ver the past year, dietary supplements and foods containing cannabidiol (CBD) have swept into retail establishments and onto the Internet, with estimated annual U.S. sales now exceeding $200 million and growing rapidly.

CBD product sales are booming. Now the US-FDA needs to weigh in

Hemp-derived CBD is quickly becoming a multibillion dollar business with mainstream appeal. Clarity is needed.