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  1. Ron Strider

    Dr. Brian O'Connor Joins Veritas Pharma Advisory Board

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 02, 2018 -- Veritas Pharma Inc. (CSE:VRT) (OTC:VRTHF) (Frankfurt:2VP), ("Veritas" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Dr. Brian O'Connor, a consultant in respiratory medicine, has joined its advisory board. He is a clinical expert in the areas of...
  2. Ron Strider

    Is Big Pharma For Or Against Legalizing Medical Marijuana? Maybe Both

    People growing their own marijuana is a significant concern to Big Pharma. As state legalization of cannabis-derivatives spreads, the drug companies contemplating the potential of medical marijuana see a threat from both homegrown and professionally harvested medical-grade marijuana. Pharma...
  3. K

    Former Big Pharma Executive Behind Oxycontin Now Runs A Medical Marijuana Business

    John Stewart was at the helm of Purdue Pharma in 2013. He was in the business of making Oxycontin, a prescription opioid painkiller that has addicted an estimated 1.9 million Americans and led to countless overdose deaths. In fact, between 1999 and 2012, accidental overdoses from prescription...
  4. K

    What Will Be The Role Of Big Pharma In Medical Marijuana?

    Huntingdon, West Virginia is a quaint town with a beautiful college campus and enough hills for some amazing scenery. However, last August, the town experienced a devastating tragedy. The state itself has been known for years as a place of high opioid addiction and overdose, but one day, in a...
  5. K

    Opioid Companies Lobby Against Medical Marijuana

    Our next several blogs will catalogue the various ways drug companies have ruthlessly promoted our nation's deadly opioid epidemic. This first installment on just the latest outrage- political lobbying to block the legalization of medical marijuana. Future blogs will each tell other aspects of...
  6. K

    Opioid Companies Lobby Against Medical Marijuana

    Our next several blogs will catalogue the various ways drug companies have ruthlessly promoted our nation's deadly opioid epidemic. This first installment on just the latest outrage- political lobbying to block the legalization of medical marijuana. Future blogs will each tell other aspects of...
  7. K

    Big Pharma Shaking In Their Boots As 80% Of Cannabis Users Give Up Prescriptions

    A new survey conducted by the Centre for Addictions Research of BC helps explain why Big Pharma is so afraid of cannabis. The pharmaceutical and alcohol industries, both powerful influences in Washington, have long lobbied against cannabis legalization in order to protect their profits...
  8. K

    Big Pharma Shaking In Their Boots As 80% Of Cannabis Users Give Up Prescriptions

    A new survey conducted by the Centre for Addictions Research of BC helps explain why Big Pharma is so afraid of cannabis. The pharmaceutical and alcohol industries, both powerful influences in Washington, have long lobbied against cannabis legalization in order to protect their profits...
  9. D

    Newbie - Just checking in to say hello

    I have been lurking on about 10-15 different sites a couple of months absorbing all I can for when and IF it becomes legal to grow my own med. I am retired Navy and Disabled Vet and am tired of all the Pharma I have to take to control pain for various conditions. The wife of 35 years thinks I'm...