Work led by Dr Mark Blaskovich at The University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience’s Centre for Superbug Solutions, in collaboration with Botanix Pharmaceuticals Ltd, an early stage drug discovery company investigating topical uses of synthetic cannabidiol for a range of skin conditions, found that Cannabidiol was remarkably effective at killing a wide range of Gram-positive bacteria, including bacteria that have become resistant to other antibiotics, and did not lose effectiveness after extended treatment.
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Charlotte Caldwell, whose son Bill Caldwell suffers from severe epilepsy and is reliant on medicinal cannabis to control his seizures, will test the law surrounding the prescription of medicinal cannabis in a judicial review at Belfast High Court on Tuesday 25 June in a case that could potentially loosen up current restrictions on the 35,000 general practitioners from prescribing Cannabis Based Medicinal Products.
The Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act is about to make Illinois the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana, and be the first to legislatively legalize the retail sale.
A bipartisan group of Senators and Representatives are increasing pressure on the Food and Drug Administration to release and implement new rules for CDB after Congress legalized industrial hemp last year, but lawmakers are increasingly annoyed that officials are dragging their feet.
Changes to California’s marijuana packaging regulations will require all vaporizer cartridges to display the state’s version of the universal symbol, a move that will cause manufacturers to adjust practices and spend considerable money to comply.
The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana, proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious conditions.
Legislation allowing the Medical Cannabis Access Programme to operate in Ireland, will be signed by Minister Simon Harris today. A new pilot programme that allows access to cannabis-based products for medical use only has just launched this morning.
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