Oxford University to launch multimillion-dollar medical marijuana research program – Cannabis News

Oxford University will be at the forefront of a multimillion-pound research program, which hopes to help develop new therapies for acute and chronic conditions by examining the effects of medical cannabis.

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The Father of Cannabis Calls for Cannabinoid Research – Cannabis News

Dr. Raphael Mechoulam laid the scientific foundation upon which all modern cannabis knowledge is built.

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Researchers report highest-resolution model to date of brain receptor behind marijuana’s high – Cannabis News

DALLAS – Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center report the most detailed 3-D structure to date of the brain receptor that binds and responds to the chemical at the root of marijuana’s high.

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High Spot: Brain's Marijuana Center Imaged in 3D – Cannabis News

The receptor in the brain involved in the "high" people feel after smoking marijuana is revealed in a new, detailed, 3D image today, according to a new study.

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Cannabinoids in Hemp for Beauty, Skin Health – Cannabis News

Cannabinoids are almost exclusively found in cannabis, and have been shown to have a significant effect on chronic skin conditions.

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FDA approves cannabis-based treatment for cancer, AIDS-related weight loss – Cannabis News

Insys Therapeutics Inc. announced Tuesday, July 5, that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company’s drug Syndros, an orally administered liquid formulation of the synthetic cannabinoid dronabinol, according to a release.

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GW Pharma's cannabis drug gets orphan drug status – Marijuana News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted GW Pharmaceuticals Plc's experimental cannabis-derived epilepsy drug "orphan" status for a third group of patients affected by a rare form of the disease.

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The little girl behind $37m donation for medicinal cannabis research

Image of Katelyn Lambert before cannabinoid treatment for Dravet Syndrome
 
Watching his six-month-old daughter endlessly spasming in pain drove Michael Lambert beyond the bounds of Australian drug laws.
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