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Are oral fluid testing devices effective for the roadside detection of recent cannabis use?

This systematic review synthesized research that investigated on-site oral fluid drug screening devices

Can CBD really do all that?

Jacobson describes her family’s existence as akin to living under the threat of terrorism. Ben’s seizures could strike at any time.

How do pharmacists feel about medicinal cannabis?

Health professionals generally support the use of medicinal cannabis in practice, but say they lack knowledge around all aspects of the medicine

Olivia Newton-John's plea: Improve access to medicinal cannabis in Australia

Australian doctors broadly support the use of medicinal cannabis, but lack the confidence and knowledge to prescribe it for eligible patients

CBD: a marijuana miracle or just another health fad?

The cannabis-derived compound is popping up in everything from mineral water to bath bombs. We ask experts and users if it actually works

MCANZ launches its first study of Medical Cannabis users

An unprecedented research project to discover how and why New Zealanders are using cannabis medicinally has been launched today by Medical Cannabis Awareness New Zealand

Medicinal cannabis delivering results with behavioural problems in children

Almost all parents would know the frustration of dealing with out of control kids, but there could be a radical new solution to help children with extreme behavioural problems - medicinal cannabis

Results through research: shaping the future of medical cannabis

Discover how, together, EMMAC Life Sciences and Imperial College London are advancing our understanding of the therapeutic properties of medical cannabi

UC San Diego to research CBD for anorexia, autism, schizophrenia, tremor

The studies, to be conducted by the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research will focus on the use of cannabinoids as a treatment for anorexia nervosa, autism, essential tremor, and schizophrenia, and are all expected to launch in 2019

Father credits cannabidiol oil with boosting autistic son's quality of life

The father of an autistic teenager says cannabidiol oil has has opened up a new world for his son