Tag Archives: pharmaceuticals

Pharmaceutical CBD bill heads to Colorado governor

A bill that creates a lane for the prescribing of FDA-approved CBD medicines in Colorado is now on the road to the governor’s desk. Members of the Colorado Senate on Tuesday morning unanimously passed House Bill 1187, which would allow

GW Pharmaceuticals’ CEO talks Epidiolex, future of cannabidiol medicine

This is a make-or-break spring for GW Pharmaceuticals and its billion-dollar investment in a cannabidiol-based drug. The London-based firm aims to develop the first FDA-approved medicine from plant-derived cannabis compounds. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration could decide as early as

CBD could be in the fast lane to Colorado pharmacies

Cannabidiol is available in Colorado health food stores, but the state’s marijuana laws prevent the cannabis compound from being sold in pharmacies. A bill moving through the Statehouse would open the doors for GW Pharmaceuticals’ CBD-centric Epidiolex drug to be

Global pharmaceutical giant Novartis teams up with billionaire-backed Canadian marijuana startup

Published: Mar 20, 2018, 11:45 am • Updated: Mar 20, 2018, 12:20 pm By Jennifer Kaplan, Bloomberg Novartis AG is partnering with a Canadian cannabis company backed by billionaire Peter Thiel to get in on the medical marijuana business. The

Cannabis descheduling not one of pharma giant’s ‘core priorities’

Published: Feb 23, 2018, 5:17 pm • Updated: Feb 23, 2018, 5:31 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A pharmaceutical giant that once developed marijuana-based medicines won’t be advocating for the descheduling of cannabis anytime soon. Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly

Watch: Cannabis ad a pitch-perfect parody of dire pharmaceutical commercials

Published: Nov 9, 2017, 6:51 pm • Updated: Nov 9, 2017, 7:54 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff You may have heard this on TV before: “Ask your doctor if _______ is right for you.” Now here’s a cannabis

Race for CBD medication breakthrough: Is pharma firm’s boon the hemp industry’s doom?

Published: Oct 6, 2017, 8:16 am • Updated: Oct 6, 2017, 8:22 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabidiol is a non-psychoactive cannabis compound touted for its medicinal promise — but marijuana- and hemp-derived extracts rich in CBD and

Skip to toolbar