GW Pharma’s Epidiolex Gets Encouraging FDA Assessment {$excerpt:n} According to a press release, last week GW Pharmaceuticals’ drug Epidiolex received a positive FDA panel review, which is an encouraging and important step towards getting the drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and on the market in the United States. Epidiolex is…

Curaleaf Florida Earns SQF Certification {$excerpt:n} Last week, Curaleaf, a medical cannabis producer and processor in Miami, Florida, announced they have earned the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level II certification. In the press release, they claim they are the first and only medical cannabis company in the state to achieve that certification. That SQF…

A More Effective and Efficient Approach to Purer Cannabidiol Production Using Centrifugal Partition Chromatography {$excerpt:n} Many physicians today treat their patients with cannabidiol (CBD, Figure 1), a cannabinoid found in cannabis. CBD is more efficacious over traditional medications, and unlike delta-9 tetrahydrocannbinol (THC), the main psychoactive compound in cannabis, CBD has no psychoactive effects.…

Surprising Canadian Pot Smoking Facts In Honour Of 4/20 Day {$excerpt:n} In the survey, participants were asked about medical and non-medical use of prescription drugs. I look at 420 Day as an opportunity to call attention to all that we still have to learn about the potential health benefits marijuana has to offer, as…

The 6 most advanced countries for marijuana research {$excerpt:n} The most advanced countries for marijuana research are using science to defeat the stigma while getting people the medicine they need. It is commonly known that the U.S. is not apart of the most advanced countries for marijuana research. Due to its legal status, receiving…

Berlin’s ICBC: Meeting the European Cannabis Industry {$excerpt:n} The International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) in Berlin is now officially over. The speeches have been made, the parties have been attended. The hard-working crew behind it all has wrapped up, checked out and is off to Vancouver. And most of all, the marathon of meetings…

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