The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation was awarded to GW for leadership in cannabinoid science and development of prescription cannabis-based medicines.
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According to Jazz Pharmaceuticals, the combined company will be a leader in neuroscience, well positioned to maximise the value of its diversified portfolio.
GW Pharmaceuticals's Epidyolex (cannabidiol) has been changed from a Schedule 2 drug to a Schedule 5 drug, making it exempt from virtually all controlled drug requirements.
Researchers have revealed the countries which spend the most on R&D as compared to revenue, as well as the companies in the UK investing in research.
Following guidance from the drugs advisory body NICE, two cannabis-based medications have been approved for treatment by the NHS in England.
The cannabidiol-based treatment EPIDYOLEX has been granted marketing authorisation from the European Commission.
NICE and GW Pharma will work together to address the issues highlighted in its evaluation of cannabidiol for treating two types of epilepsy.
EMA’s human medicines committee had cleared the cannabidiol oral solution, Epidiolex, for use to treat seizures.
Cannabidiol was shown in a new large-scale, randomised, controlled trial to significantly reduce the number of dangerous seizures in patients with a severe form of epilepsy...
Puration plans to displace pharmaceutical market leader, GW Pharmaceuticals, as part of strategy to grow US cannabis market
21 April 2017 | By Niamh Marriott, Junior Editor
Taking cannabidiol may cut seizures in half for some children and adults with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), a severe form of epilepsy...
17 October 2016 | By Niamh Louise Marriott, Digital Content Producer
The Ministry has publicly expressed interest in bringing Cannabis research to Colombia and the Company feels their project is in line with this aspiration...
21 June 2016 | By Victoria White, Digital Content Producer
GW Pharmaceuticals has selected infantile spasms as the fourth target indication for its Epidiolex orphan paediatric epilepsy development programme...
11 April 2016 | By Victoria White, Digital Content Producer
TSC is the third indication that GW is targeting with Epidiolex, which includes four Phase III trials in Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome...
14 March 2016 | By Victoria White
Epidiolex achieved the primary endpoint of a significant reduction in convulsive seizures assessed over the entire treatment period compared with placebo...