CBD as a Potential Treatment for Neurodegenerative Disease

Neurodegenerative disorders are a major health burden both in the United States and worldwide. These diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s disease, all stem from the progressive loss of neurons in the brain. The specific causes of these diseases (with the exception of Huntington’s) are complex, and are influenced by genetic and environmental factors. … Read more

Cannabis Dosage Guidelines From European Journal of Internal Medicine

Prescribing any sort of medicine requires guidance in the form of rigorous scientific data. In general, this takes two forms: clinical trials, and clinical case studies. The first relies on experimentation in the lab, while the second relies on the real-world experiences of doctors. While effective, this process is time-consuming and often produces conflicting results. This … Read more

Oxidized CBD May Have Anti-Cancer Properties

Anti-cancer drugs are some of the most expensive and sought-after medications on the planet. Existing chemotherapies are quite potent, but they effect both healthy and cancerous cells, leading to debilitating side-effects. Furthermore, cancerous cells that survive chemo treatments can develop a resistance to the drug being used. Even worse, some types of chemotherapy can even … Read more

Aurora Cannabis Makes Massive Deal With CanniMed

the logos of Aurora Cannabis and CanniMed

The biggest medical cannabis company merger (so far) was announced last week. Aurora Cannabis plans to purchase CanniMed Therapeutics for $1.1 billion CAD. Previously, Aurora made a hostile bid for CanniMed but was rebuffed. This new friendly agreement presents a more favorable deal for CanniMed and its shareholders. The purchase will involve a combination of cash and stock. … Read more