A baby boy, born in a Norwich hospital in March, has become the first baby to take part in a medical cannabis trial. The trial will assess whether cannabis-derived medications could reduce the risk of brain injury following seizures.
The Jamaican government recently announced that it will be allowing medical marijuana patients to make cannabis purchases online for pickup at “herb houses” as a means to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Materia has now acquired the licensed medical cannabis distributor, Cannaktiv, and has officially entered the German medical cannabis market.
Louisiana House Approves Medical Marijuana For Any Debilitating Condition, Along With Delivery Services
The Louisiana House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved bills on Friday to significantly expand the state’s medical cannabis program by bringing in patients with more conditions and allowing dispensaries to deliver marijuana products directly to those patients’ homes.
Despite a 2018 schedule change allowing prescribing of medical cannabis, patients are still faced with multiple barriers, including misinformation, stigma, and financial constraints, preventing access to potentially life-changing medicine.
Patients have begun receiving medical cannabis through the post, as the coronavirus pandemic has left them unable to access the drug any other way.
Most Canadian pediatricians are shying away from medical cannabis for patients, knowing that it can hurt the developing brain and that there isn’t much research to guide them.
Israel approved medical cannabis exports May 13, setting the stage for international sales, according to a Reuters report.
The search for a vaccine for the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, or indeed a medicinal drug to cure it, has taken researchers down both traditional and less traditional avenues.
As demand for their products steadily increases, two of those pharmacies are preparing to offer drive-thru services in July.