UBC has hired a Professor of Cannabis Science who will research the role of cannabis in opioid overdose treatment, in the midst of an epidemic that took more than 1,400 lives in the province last year. The job has been given to Dr. M-J Milloy, a recognized leader in the...
It’s been more than six months since recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada, and industry experts say medical users continue to suffer as the medicinal market has taken a back seat. “It seems like a rec-washing, where everything the government is doing seems intent...
A cannabis-centric educational platform aimed at health care and wellness for our furry friends is being launched by Cannvas MedTech Inc. "Built on the same infrastructure as Cannvas.Me, Cannvas.PET will be a scalable and comprehensive solution for the global pet community offering interactive tools and research-backed content to audiences who...
According to a recent Ipsos poll commissioned by Tetra Bio-Pharma, it seems that Canadians believe that "Doctor Knows Best" when it comes to recommending cannabis for a medical ailment, even though they are less convinced that they are well enough informed to treat them with it.
The team at Vancouver-based cannabis accelerator Grow Tech Labs is raising funds for the YMCA as it prepares for a half marathon this fall. "The GTL team decided to incorporate wellness with social responsibility," said Barinder Rasode, CEO of Grow Tech Labs (GTL)....
Why Lori S. couldn’t wait for the law to save her life. I found out five years ago that I had triple negative breast cancer. Half of the women diagnosed with this disease die within two years, forty percent die after five years, and the other ten percent are somewhere...
In the midst of the ongoing opioid epidemic that's took more than 1,400 lives in B.C. last year alone, a new clinical trial aims to find out if cannabis can treat pain as well as fentanyl. Tetra Bio-Pharma received Health Canada's approval for the trial last August to study whether...
New study led by NEEKA Health Canada will test if CBD-based therapies can reduce the severity of post-concussion brain disorders in former NHL players A study exploring cannabinoids and concussions is set to begin this summer, in a partnership between the NHL...
In this latest Cannabis Media Collective podcast, host Michael Pedersen interviews Sheriann Baker. "Sheriann Baker is a fighter," says Pedersen. "Diagnosed with terminal brain cancer a few years back, Sheriann decided not to give up, but to go to war. Sheriann walks us through...
A new study out of Toronto suggests THC and CBD, when used together, can help some children with epilepsy who are resistant to other drugs. Conducted by researchers at the Hospital for Sick Kids, the study shows "safe dosing and tolerability of a pharmaceutical formulation of tetrahydrocannabidiol (THC) and cannabidiol...