Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, the “godfather of cannabis research”, had dedicated his life to studying the chemistry of cannabis. He had long been fascinated by the plant’s potential for treating a range of medical conditions, and his groundbreaking research had helped pave the way for the use of medical cannabis in many parts of the world. […]
Medical Cannabis Research Act passed in House
For decades the University of Mississippi has held a monopoly on cannabis for federally approved cannabis research. The cannabis grown is of limited variety and potency leaving much to be desired. This may now all change as the US House of Representatives passed HR 3797 Medical Cannabis Research Act to facilitate federally approved clinical trials. […]
Dr Raphael Mechoulam Recognized with Prestigious Scientific Award
Professor Raphael Mechoulam of the School of Pharmacology in the Faculty of Medicine at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is awarded the Harvey Prize for his ground-breaking research elucidating the components, mechanisms of action, and implications for human health of the cannabinoid system. His meticulous decades-long discoveries have provided therapeutic promise to a wide range of […]
Cannabis Legalization Passed in House.
The US House voted on and passed H.R. 3884 MORE Act of 2019 to decriminalize, legalize, and tax cannabis by a vote of 228-164. The bill now goes to the senate. While still a long shot this is quite a milestone. Whats in the MORE Act? The MORE Act may yet be amended but let’s […]