Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it has received Health Canada approval to sell its innovative, high-potency, vape-ready CBD oil product line. Launched Monday under the brand Aurora Cloud, the first products released contain over 550mg of CBD and less than 30mg of THC, Aurora says it's rhe only vape-ready CBD products...
Canadian cannabis company Tetra Bio-Pharma has announced it is collaborating with Ovensa in the hopes of finding a new treatment for brain cancer. The research team will evaluate TRIOZANTM, a proprietary nanomedicine platform for targeted delivery of cannabinoids to brain tumor cells.

West meets east

Synergies between medical marijuana and traditional Chinese medicine treatments are growing as we move into a new era of patient care. he advent of spring in Heilongjiang, China’s northernmost province, is a time when the annual rush for “green gold” begins. Here on the frosty Chinese-Russian border, naturally divided by the...
Last week our company was invited to participate in a stakeholder meeting with Health Canada in Ottawa along with a select number of other stakeholders. As has always been the theme song with Health Canada in the last six months, the atmosphere was forward-thinking and transparent. The goal of...
A “Clinical Cannabinoid Education Network” (CCEN) launched on Jan. 16 that aims to provide “an educational platform for medical practitioners who want to learn more about the science of cannabis and its place in their clinical practice.” The goal of CCEN, according to...
Mounting evidence suggests that the inflammatory processes in the brain contribute to the pathologies of Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders. With that in mind, and in preparation for clinical trials, an agreement has been signed to initiate research that looks at GB Science's cannabis-containing complex formulas for Parkinson's Disease. The...
The Canadian government has set 10mg of THC as the per-product limit for edibles in the second wave of legalization, set to take effect in October 2019.  Is that too low?  It depends who you ask.  “I think...
Corrie Yelland says she used cannabis oil extract to cure herself of rare forms of cancer after being diagnosed with anal cancer in 2011. She was given two to four months to live without radiation. The doctor told her she had a “death wish” and that she was going to...
Canadian Cannabis Updates is a Canadian-based podcast, delivering regular news updates and interviews concerning the legalization of cannabis. In this episode, a pro boxer shares his story of discovering CBD for pain relief and how it changed his life. This is the story of Jesse Bartlett, who is now the...
A medical cannabis company has partnered with the Canadian Mental Health Association on a national cannabis education program. The initiative - a first of its kind for a leading cannabis company and a national mental health organization - will see the CMHA collaborate with...