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Can cannabis chewing gum treat opioid addiction?

With drug overdoses now the leading cause of death among Americans under the age of 50, public health officials are scampering to find solutions to address the current opioid epidemic.

Growing demand drives flurry of Aussie–Israeli cannabis partnerships

An Israeli company will partner with an Australian one to help boost clinical education opportunities around medical cannabis.

Chapmans investment in AZ Pharmaceuticals Inc facilitates entry into medicinal cannabis market

Diversified investment company focused on high-growth market segments, Chapmans (ASX: CHP) announced on Friday that its specialist wholly owned medicinal cannabis subsidiary, Cannabis Investments Limited (CIL), had entered into a Term Sheet with AZ Pharmaceuticals Inc.

N.Y. Health Department improves medical marijuana program amid growing demand

The state Department of Health is boosting New York's medical marijuana program to meet growing demand. Effective immediately, doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants can register online and certify patients the same day.

Cannabinoids found to be suitable treatment for migraine attacks

A study presented at the Congress of the European Academy of Neurology in Amsterdam confirmed that cannabinoids are just as suitable as a prophylaxis for migraine attacks as other pharmaceutical treatments.

Medical cannabis workshop: 'incredibly cumbersome' to get drugs to patients

Australia’s first doctors’ workshop on the medical uses of cannabis has heard about the complex situation around its legality. The Melbourne conference was held with the hope of improving the medical profession’s awareness about the issue.

High hopes ride on marijuana amid opioid crisis

A handful of drugmakers are taking their first steps toward developing marijuana-based painkillers, alternatives to opioids that have led to widespread abuse and caused the U.S. health regulator to ask for a withdrawal of a popular drug this month.

Polish lawmakers legalise medicinal marijuana

Poland's lower house of parliament, which is controlled by the conservatives, on Thursday voted to make medicinal marijuana legal under certain circumstances.

Cannabis Science releases chronic pain transdermal patches

Cannabis Science, Inc., a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based medicines, is pleased to announce that its new product-development plans are well underway with the release of the first batch of the CBIS Transdermal Patch.

Nemus Bioscience Announces NB1111 Data Presentation at the 27th Annual ICRS

NEMUS Bioscience announced that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) derived from NB1111, achieved significant tissue concentrations in multiple compartments of the eye that correlated with the lowering of IOP in a normotensive ocular animal model.