The FDA Just Approved a Ketamine-Based Drug For Depression that could Lead to Suicidal Thoughts – What About Cannabis?

The FDA Just Approved A Ketamine-Based Drug For Depression That Can Cause Suicidal Thoughts…What About Cannabis?! Depression is such a common mental disorder, that it affects over 300 million people all around the world and of all ages. It’s also the top cause of disability, and without proper treatment can…

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Statewide Cannabis Delivery Just Approved In California

Statewide Cannabis Delivery Just Approved In California Christmas came early for Californians, as the state Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) just permitted the delivery of cannabis throughout the entire state. This includes area that have placed bans on pot sales, reports NBC San Diego. One of the hottest topics in…

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First cannabis-based medicine approved by FDA arrives in the U.S.

For the first time, a marijuana-based medicine approved by federal regulators is available for prescription in the United States. The medicine, called Epidiolex, is used to treat seizures related to Lennox-Gastaut and Dravet syndromes, two forms of epilepsy, which is a neurological disorder, according to a news release. “Because these…

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Why the UK Approved Cannabis Based Medicines as a Nation

Why Cannabis-Based Medicines Got The Thumbs-Up in the UK The United Kingdom government has just announced that laws regarding access to cannabis-based medicine will be relaxed, finally allowing doctors to prescribe them to the thousands of citizens with drug-resistant conditions, says home secretary Sajid Javid. Javid says that cannabis will undergo…

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Why The FDA Approved The First Cannabis-Based Drug Epidiolex

Why The FDA Approved The First Cannabis-Based Drug Epidiolex What will this mean for cannabis and Big Pharma? June 25, 2018 – the date that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just approved Epidiolex, the first-ever pharmaceutical medication made from cannabis-based compounds. Remember this date, because it’s going to…

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Nation’s first social marijuana use license approved by Denver regulators

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 5:38 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 5:43 pm By The Cannabist Staff A Denver coffee shop received city approval Monday for the nation’s first business license to allow marijuana use by patrons, The Denver Post’s Jon Murray first reported. The Coffee Joint soon can allow…

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Maryland cannabis businesses cleared of conflict of interest, approved for launch

Published: Oct 26, 2017, 8:29 am • Updated: Oct 26, 2017, 8:29 am By Aaron Gregg, The Washington Post Medical marijuana regulators in Maryland have approved licenses for two cannabis businesses that were under investigation for potential conflicts of interest, after concluding that no evidence had been uncovered that should…

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Dallas City Council approved cite-and-release for weed possession. But will commissioners let it happen?

Published: Sep 19, 2017, 10:55 am • Updated: Sep 19, 2017, 11:28 am By Tristan Hallman and Naomi Martin, The Dallas Morning News Sept. 19–The future appears hazy for a new Dallas program to issue court summonses to people caught with less than 4 ounces of marijuana instead of arresting…

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Cannabis CBD Treatments Approved For Fragile X Syndrome

Cannabis CBD Treatments Approved For Fragile X Syndrome Fragile X syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes different developmental problems, including cognitive impairment, learning and intellectual disabilities, and various physical conditions. Fragile X syndrome can occur in both genders although males are more commonly affected than women, and often with…

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