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Clinical trials will explore the medical efficacy of Cannflavin B for pancreatic cancer

Clinical trials will explore the medical efficacy of Cannflavin B for pancreatic cancer

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 24, 2020

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most aggressive forms of cancer; responsible for causing an estimated 45,750 deaths in the United States alone last year. While traditional types of treatments – such as chemotherapy – may be successful in some instances, the side effects can be intolerable. Thankf...

Will Epidiolex be the first cannabis-based drug to be approved as an epilepsy treatment?

Will Epidiolex be the first cannabis-based drug to be approved as an epilepsy treatment?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 3, 2018

A cannabis-based medication for epilepsy could be the first to gain approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Created by British company GW Pharmaceuticals, cannabis-based epilepsy treatment Epidiolex will undergo FDA review this June. Things are looking hopeful, with a panel of 13 advisors...

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