Dr Meghan Thomas explains why new research for medicinal cannabis is so important, what her role is with the medicinal cannabis industry and future research studies in development.
Australia’s Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is set to research the effectiveness, dosages and side-effects related to THC and CBD in kids with cancer, after being given almost $700,000.
The latest budget from the Australian Federal Government contains $1.5 million for a trial looking in to personalised medicinal cannabis dosing in cancer patients.
after obtaining $1.5 million in from federal government funding, a young researcher will lead the trial of 176 South Australian advanced cancer patients, and how medicinal cannabis can help.
Neurotech International Limited (ASX:NTI) is opening a clinical study trial in 20 children aged between 5-17 years, who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
How much evidence do we really have on the benefits of using cannabis to treat chronic pain and other physical ailments? NDARC director Michael Farrell discusses this with host Norman Swan on ABC Radio’s National Health Report.
If you always thought cannabis users were rather lazy, ‘stoner’ types, you may be proved wrong in this new study, showing a potential relationship between cannabis use and increased exercise.
Listen to this audio clip of pain experts discussing whether medical cannabis is really that effective. A study published in the Australian Medical Journal found it is no more effective than a placebo for those who have who acute lower back pain.
New research from the Lambert Initiative has discovered a ‘window of impairment’ of 3 to 10 hours from using cannabis, caused by tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in the drug. These findings could have implications on drug-driving laws.
The research, published in Neuroscience & Behavioural Reviews, has examined 80 scientific studies, performed over the past 20 years, on how THC (the psychoactive part of cannabis) effects your driving performance.
Does smoking cannabis make you psychotic? This article looks at a person’s genes, how old they are, how much THC is being ingested and what it is you are smoking. These factors could determine the risks.
New research from the Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics at the University of Sydney, has revealed how long cannabis impairment should take to subside and when it could be safe for users to drive.
A German study which has researched how cannabis is used for treatment in a medical setting has advised that rules and clear guidelines need to be set out, to create a legal framework that fully states the facts.
Prof. Raphael Mechoulam was the first scientist to isolate and synthesize the active psychoactive components in cannabis. Today, he has more plans to develop medical cannabis treatments using cannabis acids.
Researchers from the Department of Neuroscience at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences have found new information related to the medicinal use of cannabis for certain medical treatments, which could prove essential.
A research study by Applied Cannabis Research has found that using cannabis as a medical treatment, could help with patients suffering from chronic pain. This could help the 1 in 5 Australians who currently cope with long-term pain.
An Australia-led study has found that using cannabidiol (CBD) is safe for drivers and does not impair driving ability. Lead author of the Journal of the American Medical Association says this is good news for CBD-based products.
The Cannabinoid Medicine Observational Study (CMOS) intends to collect data from 20,000 patients across the country. The study will observe how patients with a variety of illness and conditions react to medicinal cannabis.
Insight in how research companies undertake research and development conduct dosing studies and clinical trials. Why are dosing studies important and what research has already been completed in Australia on cannabis trials.
How long does cannabis actually stay in your system? This article explains up to how many days or weeks marijuana can be detected via different testing methods, such as, hair, urine, blood, and saliva samples.