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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Cannabis and Cancer – Bridging the Gap through Science (Part 2, Relief)

In the formulation of new medicine, techniques are employed which are used to determine the capacity of the chemical components of a mixture to serve specific biological or chemical purposes. The development of a pharmaceutical drug involves many stages of testing and may fall within the range of 10 to 15 years of systematic testing before the drug itself is …

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Distortion and Cyber-terrorism – Canadian Medical Marijuana Company Targeted

Collaboration: from the Latin word collaboratus, a past participle of collaborare “to labor together”, from Latin com- + laborare to labor. In a letter dated January 13th, 2014 from the Licences and Permits Division of Health Canada’s Office of Controlled Substances, CEN Biotechs CEO, Mr. Bill Chaaban is personally thanked for his collaboration with Health Canada through the licensing process …

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The Politics of Medical Marijuana: An Upcoming Look at Canadian Political Party Platforms

The Politics of Medical Marijuana: An upcoming look at Canadian Political Party Platforms  -with Respect to the 2015 Canadian Federal Election. The 2015 Canadian Federal Election quickly approaches and the future of Canadian Politics will soon become a place for debate, election promises, justification of platforms and pandering for votes from Canadian’s across the country. This election season there is …

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CBD in Dentistry – Can Cannabis Cure Cavities?

Currently, the majority of research in medical marijuana focuses exclusively on analyzing its effectiveness in treating various ailments of the human body. Dental marijuana research has not been extensively investigated, and hallmark features critical to heal dentition with this medicinal drug are vastly unknown. This systematic research review aims to 1) identify various molecular caries (cavities) mechanisms and 2) determine …

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New Hope for Epileptic Children in Tennessee Through Cannabis Oil, HB0197

Tennessee has just unanimously approved medical cannabis house bill HB0197 on Monday night which would allow for persons diagnosed with epilepsy to possess cannabis oil containing cannabidiol (CBD) in an amount less than 0.9% THC. Tennessee law had previously excluded this specific cannabis oil composition from their definition of “marijuana” in order to allow clinical research studies into intractable seizures …

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Health Canada Faces Quality Control Issues Under MMPR

Health Canada faces quality control issues in the delivery of product from companies operating under the MMPR (Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations). In a recent surprise move by the IIROC, Aphria a publicly traded company, was suspended from trading on March 31, 2015. Aphria trades on the TSX-Venture markets in Canada under the symbol APH.V. The halt resulted from what …

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Cannabis and Cancer – Bridging the Gap Through Science (Part 1, Viability)

Societal understanding and conceptualization of what cancer is and what cancer does within the human body has largely been biased by the connotation of the name cancer itself. Many individuals hear the word cancer and immediately think of the horrible consequences of the affliction, but rarely does the question; “What is cancer?”, get raised or answered. According to the National …

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