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Bid to chop medicinal cannabis red tape

The change comes as a review of the Narcotic Drugs Act has encouraged the government to bust red tape that is slowing down medicinal cannabis cultivation, production and manufacturing.

Why a man who never consumed cannabis is now a medical cannabis advocate

Kevin is strictly opposed to recreational cannabis consumption and admits to once having long-standing doubts over medical marijuana being used as a chronic pain treatment.

Medicinal Cannabis Poses Unique Testing Challenges

Besides regulatory uncertainties, medical cannabis labs contend with multiple active components, formulations, routes of administration, and indications.

The CBD craze is getting out of hand. The US FDA needs to act.

The Food and Drug Administration must act to make sure commercial interests don’t strip away any legitimate value that the compound might have.

Cannabidiol-based treatment receives marketing approval from EMA

The European Medicines Agency's (EMA) human medicines committee had cleared the cannabidiol oral solution, Epidiolex, for use to treat seizures.

Cannabis and Pediatric Epilepsy

Since the passing of the Australian Federal government’s Narcotic Drugs Amendment Bill in February 2016, much has been done, both here and overseas, to investigate the anticonvulsant activity of the Cannabis genus.

Managing chronic pain with medicinal cannabis

A new survey by Chronic Pain Australia says thousands more people could be benefiting from taking medicinal cannabis but stigma and regulatory issues are creating barriers.

Careers in Medicinal Cannabis Catch On at Universities

Two major universities are creating the first career paths for young people interested in the business of marijuana. The University of Maryland will offer a master’s degree in medical cannabis, and a new course is being added at Cornell University.

UK Border guards who seized cannabis oil 'put my five-year-old's life at risk'

Legal medicine confiscated at Stansted treats seizures and panic attacks caused by form of epilspsy, says mother

US Military Veterans and Medicinal Cannabis

US Veterans find themselves frustrated with the hurdles they face in trying to access cannabis for medical purposes.