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Marijuana May Help HIV Patients Maintain Mental Stamina

Marijuana May Help HIV Patients Maintain Mental Stamina

Marijuana May Help HIV Patients Maintain Mental Stamina

Marijuana may help patients suffering from HIV maintain their mental stamina, according to a new study published in the journal AIDS.

This Will Be the Largest Study on How Marijuana Affects HIV Symptoms

This Will Be the Largest Study on How Marijuana Affects HIV Symptoms

While some data has been collected on how marijuana affects HIV symptoms, there has yet to be a large-scale study on the topic; however, researchers at the University of Florida are getting ready to change that.

First Long-Term Study on Medical Marijuana's Impact on Opioid Use for Pain

First Long-Term Study on Medical Marijuana’s Impact on Opioid Use for Pain

BRONX, N.Y., Aug. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System a five-year, $3.8 million grant for the first long-term study to test whether me

South Carolina Lawmakers Introduce Medical Marijuana Bill

South Carolina Lawmakers Introduce Medical Marijuana Bill

On Jan. 10, 2017, a bipartisan group of South Carolina lawmakers, led by Sen. Tom Davis, introduced a bill to the state Senate to legalize the cultivation, sale and consumption of medical marijuana for patients suffering from certain debilitating medical conditions.

Minnesota

Medical Marijuana Working For Minnesota Patients

A recent survey of Minnesota’s medical marijuana patients found 90 percent said the drug was beneficial. The survey, conducted by the Minnesota Department of Health, queried 435 patients using medical marijuana. The pollsters discovered only 10 percent of medical marijuana patients experienced “little to no change.”

Cannabis Science CBIS U.S. Federal Government Clearance

Positive Cannabinoid Testing Data in California Prompts Cannabis Science Lab Expansions for IGXBio’s GenePro FDA Investigational New Drug (IND) Number 015982 for Further Drug Development to Identify & Develop Agonist Cannabinoids for GenePro

LOS ANGELES, March 18, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS) announces that it is expanding its California clinical drug development operations to work with its partner IGXBio, Inc. in developing effective therapeutics using IGXBio’s Immuonotherapy (GenePro®, also referred to as Δ4SHIVKU2) FDA Investigational New Drug (IND). Number 015982.

city council

Congress Adopts Significant Drug Policy Reforms in New Spending Bill

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Congress passed a must-pass spending bill this morning that contained various drug policy reforms; including language that stops the Obama Administration’s Department of Justice from spending money to block the implementation of state medical marijuana laws.

South Carolina

South Carolina Subcommittee Advances Medical Marijuana Bill

In South Carolina, the Senate Medical Affairs Subcommittee voted unanimously to advance S672, a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in the state. The five-person panel came to the decision after a two-hour hearing where panel members heard from both opponents and supporters of the bill.

AIDS

Team Cannabis Joins AIDS Walk San Francisco

Last weekend, for the second year in a row, an organization called Team Cannabis had a very large presence at AIDS Walk San Francisco. Interestingly enough, it hadn’t always been that way. The recent AIDS Walk, then, was a reunion of sorts for the medicinal cannabis and the AIDS communities.


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