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GW Pharmaceuticals plc has received an U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for a proprietary intravenous form of cannabidiol (CBD) to treat Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (NHIE), and a orphan designation for the same product from The European Medicines Agency (EMA) to treat perinetal asphyxia. NHIE

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World

The top oncologists of Bengaluru, India have decided to lobby with the Center to lift the ban on cannabis to allow them to explore the medicinal uses of the plant. “We are encouraging cultivation of tobacco that causes various types of cancer. At the other end, we are ignoring the

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Policy and Legislation

Delaware lawmakers have establish a legal framework that will allow facilities in Delaware to research the potential benefits of marijuana for medical purposes. Facilities that meet U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standards will be allowed to initiate research on the potential medical benefits of the drug. The law signed

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Canada

Health Canada has granted Hydropothecary, CanniMed, and Tilray medical marijuana oil production licences. On July 8, 2015 the Government of Canada announced it would allow licensed producers of medical marijuana to produce and sell medical marijuana oil under new supplementary licences. This was in direct response to the June 11,

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Research

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, a Pennsylvania drug company, is developing lab-made chemicals that act similarly to THC and CBD, the key components of marijuana in order to treat painful diseases.  It’s two lead new drug candidates are; ZYN001, a transdermal patch (patent protected until 2031) that could help patients with fibromyalgia and

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World

By Samantha Spooner, Mail & Guardian Africa – August 3rd 2015. It could generate $79.8 billion a year and Africa is already the biggest cannabis producer in the world. The buzzword in relation to Africa is that the continent is rising and one of the key pillars championed to keep

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World

The up to 15 year prison term for planting, selling and transporting marijuana might now become a thing of the past in Chile, after lawmakers approved a marijuana decriminalization bill to allow Chileans grow marijuana for medical purpose. Members of the Lower House approved the bill by a significant margin,

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Business

The popular marijuana jobs board positioned to protect its brand moving forward. WeedHire International, Inc. announced on August 3rd that is has officially been issued its full trademark by the US Patent & Trademark Office for the WeedHire name. The company operates WeedHire.com, career website targeting employment within the legal

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Canada

Health Minister Rona Ambrose has ordered a crackdown on groups that illegally advertise marijuana, and has reiterated the Conservative party’s pledge to keep storefront dispensaries illegal in an press release issued on Saturday. “The law is quite clear that dispensaries, whether they are online or a store-front, are illegal and

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USA

The New York State Medical Marijuana Producers have been announced. A press release issued by the New York State Department of Health stated that PharmaCann LLC, Empire State Health Solutions LLC, Columbia Care NY LLC, Etain, LLC, and Bloomfield Industries Inc have been awarded coveted licenses to grow and dispense

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