The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent out warning letters to several companies it says are illegally selling products containing cannabidiol (CBD) intended for use in livestock - specifically, food-producing animals. Cannabidiol products used medicinally/therapeutically in animals or humans are considered drugs under the Federal Food, Drug, and...
New Zealand medical cannabis company Greenfern Industries (GFI) indicates it is racking up increasing sales across the ditch in Australia. The company says it kicked off distribution of its GFI Pharma-branded medicinal cannabis oil tinctures via Australian partner Cannvalate in November last year. Since that time, GFI says it has...
Bod Australia Limited (ASX:BOD) has provided some details from a proof of concept study into the safety and efficacy of the cannabinoid CBG. Medicinal cannabis usually focuses on two cannabinoids; tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). But there are dozens of other cannabinoids in cannabis, some of which are claimed to...
The suspension of an Oklahoma medical marijuana testing laboratory’s license has seen 99 medicines subject to a recall. The state's Commissioner of Health recently issued an emergency order for the suspension due to alleged violations of Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) rules. OMMA inspections and examination of the laboratory's records found...
It looks like cannabis could play an even greater role in the future of coal town Collie in Western Australia. Located approximately 200 kilometres south of WA's capital city Perth, Collie has a long history of coal mining. With coal's days numbered, the town has been looking to other industries...
Althea Group Holdings Limited (ASX:AGH) announced last week the Republic of Ireland's Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) has approved one of its products. Althea is an Australian licensed producer, supplier and exporter of pharmaceutical grade medicinal cannabis; with operations here at home, in Europe, North America and Africa - and...
NZ medical cannabis company Cannasouth’s first products have passed muster with the country's Medical Cannabis Agency. While not providing much detail in the announcement on the three products successfully assessed, they appear to be full spectrum extracts. This means they contain all cannabinoids present in the plant and other compounds...
Initial conclusions of the combined first and second cohorts of a US cannabidiol industry-sponsored liver safety study has indicated a good safety profile for CBD. The second study cohort combined with the first involved use of 17 commercially available brands and 39 hemp CBD products with a total 1,061 participants. ...
While some states have really gone gangbusters in terms of medical cannabis patient registrations, things in Iowa are moving at a more leisurely, but still significant pace. Back in 2017, then-Governor Terry Branstad signed House File 524 into law; expanding on the state’s very narrow medical cannabidiol program - but...
Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana (NMM) and the ACLU have teamed up to file a lawsuit the organisations say would end a requirement violating Nebraskan voter rights. NMM is in the midst of a petition drive to get medical cannabis access on Nebraska’s 2022 ballot after an attempt in 2020 was...