Study: Patients With Tourette Syndrome Report Benefits From Cannabis

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ISRAEL: Patients suffering from Tourette syndrome (TS) report symptomatic benefits following the use of medical cannabis, according to data published in the journal Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. Israeli researchers surveyed 42 patients with TS who had approval from the Health Ministry to use medical marijuana. Subjects typically reported reduced tic severity, better sleep, and improved mood following cannabis administration. Read the full article…

Empower Clinics To Launch Telemedicine Platform For Medical Cannabis, Wellness Treatment

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WASHINGTON: Empower Clinics, a leading owner and operator of medical cannabis and wellness clinics in the US,  announced that it is nearing completion of a telemedicine platform that will enable interested patients worldwide to connect with its specialized medical doctors. Expected to launch in December via Empower’s Website, the telemedicine offering will make it easy for patients Read the full article…

Cannabis Use Associated With Improved Outcomes In Bipolar Patients

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MASSACHUSETTS: Cannabis use is associated with an alleviation of clinical symptoms in patients with bipolar disorder, and does not negatively impact cognitive performance, according to clinical trial data published in the journal PLoS One. Investigators with Harvard Medical School, Tufts University, and McLean Hospital in Massachusetts assessed the impact of marijuana use on mood symptomology and cognitive Read the full article…

Thousands Of Peer-Reviewed Studies Specific To Medical Cannabis Have Been Published Over Past Decade

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ISRAEL: The total number of peer-reviewed scientific papers dedicated to cannabis, and the therapeutic use of cannabis in particular, has increased exponentially in recent years, according to data published the journal Population Health Management. Israeli researchers assessed trends in the number of scientific publications specific to cannabis as compared to all scientific publications during the years 2000 to 2017. They reported: Read the full article…

Study: Marijuana Use Associated With Lower Diabetes Risk

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CANADA: The past use of cannabis is significantly associated with lower odds of diabetes in adults, according to data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Review. Investigators with the University of Toronto assessed the association between cannabis use and diabetes in a nationally representative sample, while accounting for a range of potential confounders – including lifestyle behaviors, socio-demographics, Read the full article…

Curaleaf New York Teams With CanPay To Offer Electronic Payment To Medical Cannabis Patients

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Curaleaf to Launch Medical Cannabis Delivery Service, Starting in the Hudson Valley, In the Coming Weeks NEW YORK:  Curaleaf New York announced that it is teaming up with CanPay to give patients a quicker, easier and cashless option to pay for medical cannabis products. By working with CanPay, Curaleaf continues to expand access to life-changing treatments that provide relief Read the full article…

MedPharm Awarded Colorado’s First Cannabis Research License

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COLORADO:  MedPharm, a leading medical cannabis grow, R&D laboratory and compounding facility, announced today that it has been awarded the first cannabis research license by the state of Colorado. To get the license, the state looked at the applicant’s capabilities to successfully develop and conduct research. The cannabis research license was created by the state to Read the full article…

Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results for Pilot Study on Treatment of Cancer Anorexia-Cachexia Syndrome (CACS)

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Preliminary findings showed +80% of patients had increase in appetite and 60% +10% weight increase ISRAEL & MARYLAND: Cannabics Pharmaceuticals, a leader in personalized cannabinoid medicine focused on cancer and its side effects, announced the results of its pilot study to test the efficacy of Cannabics capsules for the treatment of cancer anorexia-cachexia syndrome (CACS) in advanced Read the full article…

Father of THC Dr. Raphael Mechoulam Keynotes CannX Oct 14-16 In Tel Aviv

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ISRAEL: Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, and the man credited with first discovering and isolating THC will keynote the 3rd International Medical Cannabis Conference (CannX), October 14-16th in Tel Aviv. Speaking on The Plant Cannabinoids And The Endocannabinoid System — An Overview Of Research Over Five Decades, Dr. Mechoulam will set Read the full article…