Medical marijuana for children with cancer? What providers think

A study published in Pediatrics examined interdisciplinary provider perspectives on legal medical marijuana use in children with cancer. It found that 92 percent of providers were willing to help children with cancer access medical marijuana. However, providers who are legally eligible to certify for medical marijuana were less open to endorsing its use. While nearly…

Queensland Bauxite to Test World First Cannabis Pain Relief Pill

Queensland Bauxite plans to test a “world first” cannabis pain relief pill in Australia under an agreement with a group of US chemists. Vitacann, owned by Queensland Bauxite’s Medical Cannabis subsidiary, signed a “letter of intent” to join forces with the unnamed group of chemists to manufacture pills for short and extended pain relief. Queensland…

Medical cannabis cultivation: could Germany be the next Canada or Netherlands?

Despite the implementation of the legalization of medical marijuana in Germany in March, patients have been met with high prices, supply shortages and persistent taboos. Could domestic growing possibilities help? After years of chronic back pain stemming from a severe motorcycle crash, Günter Weiglein received special permission from the German government to buy medical marijuana…