InMed Pharmaceuticals making CBD from E. Coli

In 1978 The biotech firm Genentech genetically modified the bacteria E. coli to produce human insulin.   Today, one company has taken this idea of producing chemicals from E. coli and translated it to cannabis. InMed Pharmaceuticals, a Canadian firm, recently announced they have manufactured CBD and many other plant-based cannabinoids without ever planting a single cannabis seed. According to an […]

Medical Cannabis Legalized in Poland – a Doctor’s View

 As we have informed in June, Polish Parliament overwhelmingly approved a bill legalizing the use of cannabis for certain medical conditions. President Andrzej Duda signed it into law on the 20th of July, making Poland yet another European country where severely ill patients will be able to legally buy cannabis and products made from. But […]

The online cannabis shop for your pet!

What do you know about pets and cannabis treatments? Animals, like humans, can benefit from the use of cannabis, and it may help improve your pet’s quality of life. Cannabis is a beneficial supplement option for many individuals and comes in two main types: marijuana and hemp. While marijuana can be wonderful for humans, it’s […]

Olivia Newton-John using cannabis to treat cancer

Olivia Newton-John is fighting the metastasis in the sacrum that doctors have detected, with a combination of traditional medicine, cannabis oil and other natural remedies, Her daughter, Chloe Lattanzi, has revealed. Chloe also wanted to thank fans for all the support and affection given to her mother, who after overcoming the disease 25 years ago, […]

Cannabis Is More Beneficial To Adults than Young People

According to the journal Nature Medicine, an international team of researchers have proposed an unusual remedy against the cognitive decline that comes with old age and affects to memory or learning capacity: small, daily doses of cannabis extract. The idea emerged from a series of experiments on mice that showed regular consumption of reduced doses […]

Medical Cannabis Legalization Is Happening in Poland, but Is It a Good Thing?

The Lower Chamber of the Polish Parliament approved on Friday (June 6th) a bill legalizing the use of the limited amount of cannabis for medical purposes. An overwhelming majority – 440 out of 460 MP’s – voted yes, only two were against and one abstained. However, patients and activists are not celebrating; in fact the […]

No Increase In Problematic Cannabis Use Following Passage Of Medical Marijuana Laws

The enactment of medical marijuana laws is not associated with increased rates of problematic cannabis use, according to data published online in the journal Addiction. Columbia University investigators assessed cannabis use trends in states in the years following the passage of medicalization. They reported “no significant change in the prevalence of past-month marijuana use among […]

Cannabis may be effective in the treatment of chronic pain according to a large case series from Italy

A group of researchers from the University of Parma, University of Naples “Federico II”, and other Italian institutions presented a retrospective case series analysis of all chronic pain patients treated with oral or vaporized cannabis in six centers during the initial year following the approval of the new Italian law (December 2015 to November 2016). […]

Review Identifies 140 Controlled Clinical Trials Related to Cannabis

Scientists have conducted over 140 controlled clinical trials since 1975 assessing the safety and efficacy of whole-plant cannabis or specific cannabinoids, according to a new literature review published in the journal Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences. A pair of German researchers identified 140 clinical trials involving an estimated 8,000 participants. Of these, the largest body […]

Cannabis is used as a substitute for prescription drugs according to a large survey

According to an online survey with 2774 participants, who reported having used cannabis at least once in the previous 90 days about a half said that they used cannabis as a substitute for prescription drugs. This is the result of research by scientists of the Center for Medical Cannabis Education in Del Mar, Bastyr University […]