A year before his murder, the Apotex founder had agreed to work with CannTrust to produce a slow-release medical marijuana pill that would treat chronic pain, depression, PTSD and more.
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A prominent Democratic U.S. senator is slamming pharmaceutical companies for opposing marijuana legalization.
CANNABIS CULTURE- There are medicines that we can supply ourselves – mostly herbal medicines – which also happen to be, on average, safer, cheaper and more effective than the synthetics. The advantage of synthetics seem to be mostly producer advantages – they can be patented and monopolized. Creating a herb monopoly can be challenging, asRead More
CANNABIS CULTURE- Let’s get one thing out of the way: under no circumstances did medical schools in New York give any type of training on cannabis in the early-to-mid 80s (1982 to 1986, to be precise). Cannabis was never really mentioned or even bought up as an option or alternative to other pharmaceutical medications. Cannabis wasRead More
A Cape Breton pharmacist has been suspended, fined and fired for making marijuana cookies for a patient and putting them in a pharmacy bag to be picked up at a drug store.
John Stewart used to run the pharmaceutical company behind the narcotic painkiller OxyContin.
“We all need to pay attention.”
Recently, two researchers took a look at states with legal medical marijuana and found something that could really mess with Big Pharma.
For those hoping that Big Pharma could still be blocked from the medical cannabis scene there is bad news: the deal is done.
"Pharmaceutical money: Ask your doctor if his taking it is right for you."