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  1. Ron Strider

    UK: Successful Trials Likely To Lead To Increase In Hemp Production

    Deputy Steve Luce is encouraging the Island's farmers to diversify into high-value and low-input crops rather than growing Jersey Royals in the same ground every year — a move he says is vital if the rural economy is to remain viable. Aside from this year's hemp trial, which took place in a...
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    Zynerba's Stock On A High As Cannabis-Based Drug Succeeds In Trial

    Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Thursday its cannabis-derived gel to treat genetic disorder Fragile X syndrome succeeded in significantly reducing symptoms such as anxiety in a mid-stage study. The U.S. drug developer’s shares - down 60 percent since the beginning of the year - were up 57...
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    PA: Organic Hemp Research Started

    Rodale Institute, the nation's leading organic farming research institution, has started a new industrial hemp research project focused on examining the crop's role in soil health and regenerative organic agriculture. The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Industrial Hemp Pilot Project...
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    Marijuana-Based Drug Shows Promise; Could Impact Idaho Policy

    A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine finds children with severe epilepsy who suffer from seizures are being helped by a drug derived from marijuana. Findings stemming from the research trial could have impacts on Idaho policy. The kids participating in the study include...
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    Grower Completes Initial Medical Cannabis Growth Trial With 200% Production Increase

    Affinor Growers, a diversified agriculture and biotechnology company with proprietary vertical farming systems, is pleased to announce the very positive results of the medical cannabis trial conducted in Mission BC. Affinor is pleased to announce the cannabis trial and on-site test to grow...
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    Veterans Diagnosed With PTSD Needed For Clinical Study Of Marijuana

    The first federally approved clinical trial on marijuana as a treatment for post-traumatic stress is now underway. Researchers on Monday began administering marijuana to the first participant of a trial approved by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Food and Drug Administration, with...
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    GW Pharma's Cannabis-Derived Combo Med Helps Brain Cancer Patients

    After failing in an ulcerative colitis test a few years back, GW Pharma's cannabis-derived orphan drug treatment has had better luck in a small oncology study for an aggressive type of brain tumor. In the phase 2 study, the U.K. biopharma's cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)...
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    Could Marijuana Gum Successfully Treat IBS?

    IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome, is one of the most common disorders physicians treat and affects 10-15% of the population worldwide. A Dutch company is trialing cannabis-infused gum to see it can help the millions who suffer with this disorder find some relief for their symptoms. The...
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    NSW: Medicinal Cannabis Trial For Cancer Patients To Start At Calvary Mater Hospital

    Newcastle's Calvary Mater Hospital will be involved in a world-first clinical trial into the effects of medicinal cannabis on the appetites of cancer patients. Researchers are now recruiting palliative care cancer patients in Sydney and Newcastle for the trial of vapourised cannabis flower...
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    NSW: Orange Joins First Cannabis Drug Trial To Combat Cancer Treatment Side Effects

    Cancer patients will have the chance to join a world-first medical marijuana trial at Orange Health Service. Currently, half of cancer patients treated with chemotherapy suffer significant nausea and more than a third experience vomiting. Marijuana, or cannabis will be compared to...
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    World's Largest Medicinal Cannabis Clinical Trial To Launch In Australia

    The NSW government has funded the world's largest trial of medicinal cannabis that will prevent the side effects of chemotherapy. Patients who undergo chemotherapy treatment experience nausea, vomiting and for some, bouts of oesaphigitis or inflammation of the oesephagus. Chris O'Brien...
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    Medical Marijuana Trial Going On In NZ

    A major medical marijuana trial is underway in New Zealand - testing the effects of a new cannabis gel on epilepsy patients. The Ministry of Health has given the green light for Kiwis to be part of the ground-breaking clinical trial, investigating the effects of the newly-developed...
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    Medical Marijuana Trial Going On In NZ

    A major medical marijuana trial is underway in New Zealand - testing the effects of a new cannabis gel on epilepsy patients. The Ministry of Health has given the green light for Kiwis to be part of the ground-breaking clinical trial, investigating the effects of the newly-developed...
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    Medicinal Cannabis Trial In The Works In Denmark

    The Health Ministry is making preparations for medicinal cannabis trials starting in 2018. According to ministerial documents obtained by Metroxpress newspaper, the health minister, Sophie Løhde, has proposed a four-year trial period that will prescribe cannabis to patients with four...
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    Medicinal Cannabis Trial In The Works In Denmark

    The Health Ministry is making preparations for medicinal cannabis trials starting in 2018. According to ministerial documents obtained by Metroxpress newspaper, the health minister, Sophie Løhde, has proposed a four-year trial period that will prescribe cannabis to patients with four...
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    Cannabis-Based Drug Could Help Thousands Of Epilepsy Patients, New Trial Suggests

    A drug derived from cannabis could dramatically improve the lives of people with epilepsy, new research suggests. Scientists at Great Ormond Street Hospital are currently testing the drug, called Epidiolex, on patients with a rare form of epilepsy called Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome. Patients...
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    Cannabis-Based Drug Could Help Thousands Of Epilepsy Patients, New Trial Suggests

    A drug derived from cannabis could dramatically improve the lives of people with epilepsy, new research suggests. Scientists at Great Ormond Street Hospital are currently testing the drug, called Epidiolex, on patients with a rare form of epilepsy called Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome. Patients...
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    ME: New Certification Program For Growing Cannabis

    Cornucopia's Take: With the rise in medical marijuana prescriptions, concerns arise about environmental practices and toxic chemicals used in growing the plants. MOFGA is now offering Clean Cannabis Certification to growers following organic guidelines. The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners...
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    ME: New Certification Program For Growing Cannabis

    Cornucopia's Take: With the rise in medical marijuana prescriptions, concerns arise about environmental practices and toxic chemicals used in growing the plants. MOFGA is now offering Clean Cannabis Certification to growers following organic guidelines. The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners...
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    Danish Politicians Positive Over Medicinal Cannabis Trial

    It seems like medicinal cannabis is moving ever closer to becoming a reality in Denmark, as a high number of politicians are in favour of a trial in southern Denmark in the near future. National broadcaster DR has held a survey regarding the issue and most politicians were positively inclined...