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Jamaica Clarifies Requirements for Prescribing Medical Ganja

Jamaica Clarifies Requirements for Prescribing Medical Ganja

Jamaica Clarifies Requirements for Prescribing Medical Ganja

Training began this past summer in Jamaica for medical professionals to become certified in prescribing medical ganja; however, it appears that such training isn’t actually required by law.

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Khiron First Company to Receive Licence for Cultivation of Medical Cannabis in Colombia

TORONTO, Ontario, Sept. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Khiron Life Sciences Corp. (“Khiron” or the “Company”) reports that its wholly owned subsidiary, Khiron Colombia SAS, has been granted the first licence ever issued by the Ministry of Justice for the cultivation of medical cannabis in Colombia.

Jamaica Making Progress With Dispensary Training Workshops

Jamaica Making Progress With Dispensary Training Workshops

On Aug. 21, 2017, the Jamaican Ministry of Health announced that it has been making progress with its dispensary training workshops, teaching medical, scientific and health professionals how to properly dispense medical cannabis.

Greece CMD Was Published for the Introduction of Approved Medications and Cannabis Products

ATHENS, Greece, June 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Published today in the Official Gazette, Joint Ministerial Decision (JMD) Ministers of Health and Justice, which opens the way for the introduction of approved medications and hemp products. These formulations are indicated for cases that have proven clinical benefit for a variety of diseases such as chronic pain, neuropathic pain, nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy, cachexia / anorexia. etc.

Teva Pharma to Market Syqe Medical's Cannabis Inhaler in Israel

Teva Pharma to Market Syqe Medical’s Cannabis Inhaler in Israel

On Nov. 28, 2016, Teva Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:TEVA) announced that it had entered into an agreement with Syqe Medical to market and distribute Syqe’s medical cannabis inhaler in Israel for pain management, signifying the first time a medical cannabis product will be marketed by an international pharmaceutical company.

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New Colombia Resources Forming Joint Venture to Apply for an Orphan Drug Designation with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a Medical Cannabis Pharmaceutical Product

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia, Oct. 14, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — New Colombia Resources, Inc.(OTC: NEWC) (the “Company”), a U.S. listed Colombian resource company with premium metallurgical coal and medical marijuana assets, announced they will be applying for an orphan drug designation with their collaboration partners for regulatory agency approvals of a cannabinoid pharmaceutical product for multiple medical indications.

Greece Examining Possibility of Medical Cannabis Legalization

Greece Examining Possibility of Medical Cannabis Legalization

On July 18, 2016, Greece’s Ministry of Health announced that Health Minister Andreas Xanthos had approved the establishment of a working group to study and examine the viability of medical cannabis legalization.

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Film Review: ‘The Scientist’ and Raphael Mechoulam’s Discovery of THC

“The Scientist,” released on July 29, 2015, and recently screened in the United States, is a documentary film about one of the most important modern medical pioneers in the field of cannabis research.


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