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By Pat Anson, Editor The Food and Drug Administration may have gotten more than it bargained for when it asked for public comments about the medical value and abuse potential of 17 different drugs. The agency wound up getting over 6,400 comments in the Federal Register, the vast majority Source: […]

Strong Support for Cannabis Rx in Comments to FDA



The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved dronabinol oral solution (Syndros, Insys Therapeutics, Inc) for the treatment of anorexia associated with weight loss in patients with AIDS and for nausea and vomiting associated with cancer chemotherapy in patients who fail to respond adequately to conventional antiemetic treatments, according […]

FDA Approves THC product from Insys | O’Shaughnessy’s



A bill to expand Georgia’s medical marijuana law moves out of a key committee, but without a provision for cultivation that has left parents upset. Shannon Cloud, whose 10-year-old daughter Alaina suffers from Dravet syndrome and has severe seizures, worries many parents will continue to risk breaking federal law to […]

Georgia – House committee approves revised medical marijuana bill


A group of eight U.S. senators, led by Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, is demanding answers from key federal agencies about why the government hasn’t yet enacted policies to better facilitate scientific research into the medical benefits of marijuana. “There are currently numerous federal and state regulatory barriers to researching marijuana,” the lawmakers wrote in a […]

U.S. Senators Press Federal Agencies on Medical Marijuana Research


California will be getting the “robust regulations” the federal government requires from the states for the Department of Justice to be even minimally disengaged from what goes on with cannabis within the state. These bills also mean that California will be entering a new era where the Department of Justice (hopefully) […]

An Overview Of California’s New (And Improved) Medical Marijuana Laws