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Advanced Cell Therapy Summit Next Month in Shanghai

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Leading doctors and scientists from around the world will gather in Shanghai, China at the end of October for the Advanced Cell Therapy Shanghai Summit, or ACTSS 2018, produced by Phacilitate and ACTSS. The event will showcase advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMPs) with discussion across the development cycle, from research …

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Can Hospitals Beat Pharma With Their Own Drug Companies?

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A group of major American hospitals, battered by price spikes on old drugs and long-lasting shortages of critical medicines, has launched a mission-driven, not-for-profit generic drug company, Civica Rx, to take some control over the drug supply. Backed by seven large health systems and three philanthropic groups, the new venture will be led by …

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Connecticut Approves New Uses for Medical Cannabis

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Users of medical cannabis in Connecticut can now be prescribed marijuana for otherwise untreatable headaches, severe rheumatoid arthritis, and Fibromyalgia, among other ailments under new rules approved this week. The Regulations Review Committee of the state’s General Assembly approved updated Medical Marijuana Program regulations that added eight new conditions for …

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CBD-Oil Massage is a Thing

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CBD-Oil Massage: CBD, or cannabidiol, the cannabis plant’s non-psychoactive component is known to combat inflammation, bust stress, and has a wellness resume that’s roughly a mile long, so why not rub it in with a good massage? There are places doing that – and you can do it yourself.  Well And Good

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UK Eases Rules on Cannabis-Derived Medicines

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Doctors in the UK are to be able to prescribe cannabis-derived medicine after the government announced a relaxation of the laws governing access to the substance. Thousands of patients with drug-resistant conditions will potentially be able to use cannabis-derived medicinal products for treatment after the home secretary, Sajid Javid, announced …

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