Dr Mikael Sodergren, Chief Medical Officer at Curaleaf International, discusses the challenges of developing and researching medical cannabis products and how the European medical cannabis ecosystem is well placed to overcome them.
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FDA researchers found there was some reduction in microbial counts by heating cannabis with a commercial vaporiser to limit microbial contamination, but they were not statistically significant.
The UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has granted a UK manufacturing facility good manufacturing practice (GMP) registration for its cannabis API.
A monograph outlining the analytical methods and acceptance criteria for cannabis chemotypes has been released for comment by USP’s Herbal Medicines Compendium.
The new manufacturing facility will support production and development of cannabis-based medicines in the UK.
GW Pharmaceuticals received approval for Epidyolex®(cannabidiol) for the treatment of seizures linked to tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) in the UK.
New data from the UK shows 86 percent of pain patients found medicinal cannabis more effective than any other medication, including opioids.
In this article, EPR summarises the list of 10 recommendations for the UK Government, published by experts in the medicinal cannabis industry, to ensure the UK capitalises on the opportunities afforded by the market.
Here, Dr Matthew McMurray and Dr J Andrew Jones of Miami University explain why psychedelic drugs are attracting R&D as potential treatments for neuropsychiatric and degenerative disorders and how their discovery of an in vivo production technique could enable further advancement.
In a Phase II trial, a cannabidiol (CBD) sublingual tablet reduced pain scores in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy by approximately 50 percent.
The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation was awarded to GW for leadership in cannabinoid science and development of prescription cannabis-based medicines.
In light of the increased popularity of cannabis vaping in the United States, new regulations in the state of Colorado assert the need to test for heavy metal contaminants. Here, Robert Thomas explains the reasons for this pressing need and the challenges it presents.
The warning letters were issued to two companies illegally selling over-the-counter cannabidiol (CBD) products for pain relief.
The European medical cannabis market lacks a common regulatory framework; Peter Kohut charts a route through the complexity and highlights opportunities for the taking.
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