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Thailand gives out one million free cannabis plants to promote legalisation

One million homes will be given cannabis plants across Thailand, to mark the legalisation and attract foreign tourists – to be used for ‘medicinal purposes’ only.
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Shifting sands in the UK CBD industry

Senior Associate David Hardstaff and Partner John Binns of BCL Solicitors explore shifting sands in the UK CBD industry.
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Study explores cheaper way to produce compounds for pharmaceuticals

Researchers have developed a new tool that can make it easier and cheaper to fabricate the compounds needed for pharmaceuticals.
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The future of cardiac diagnostic imaging

The future of cardiac diagnostic imaging – Danish company MedTrace is leading the way.
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Three vaccine doses give 86% efficacy against Omicron variant

Data finds that three vaccine doses can give 86% protection against the Omicron variant, reducing the chances of severe COVID-19 and death.
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Denmark: Moving towards personalised medicine

Magnus Heunicke, Minister for Health at the Danish Ministry of Health, argues that one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to Denmark moving towards personalised medicine.
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Medical cannabis-based treatments: Research, production & distribution

Prof Trevor M Jones charts the priorities for research and development, production and distribution of medical cannabis-based treatments
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The UK’s doomed Medical Cannabis (Access) Bill

Senior Associate, David Hardstaff and Partner, John Binns of BCL Solicitors LLP, explore the UK’s doomed Medical Cannabis (Access) Bill
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Antimicrobial resistance now kills more people than HIV or malaria

According to a new study in The Lancet, antimicrobial resistance is now a leading cause of death worldwide, higher than HIV/AIDS or malaria.
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Chemistry: Catalyst developments for organic synthesis

Prof Masahiro Kamitani from the Department of Chemistry at Kitasato University, Japan, introduces recent advances in the development of catalysts for organic synthesis and iron catalysts as alternatives for precious metal catalysts.
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New Pfizer Covid-19 pill seeking emergency use authorization from FDA

Pfizer have announced that it is seeking emergency use authorization for its new Covid-19 oral antiviral candidate PAXLOVID™
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TIGRR: Is it a wonderful thing for the UK’s Cannabis Industry?

BCL Solicitors LLP ask if a new report should put a spring in the step of UK businesses with an interest in medicinal cannabis and cannabidiol (CBD).
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The risks of anabolic steroids

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, explores the risks associated with anabolic steroids and how to get help if you have an addiction.
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Fluvoxamine can cut COVID-19 hospitalisations by 30%

Fluvoxamine, a cheap repurposed drug, can cut COVID-19 hospitalisations by up to 30%, according to a new study.
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New EU rules on veterinary medicines to support responsible use of antibiotics

Roxane Feller, AnimalhealthEurope Secretary-General, tells us all about the new EU rules on veterinary medicines to support more responsible use of antibiotics.
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FDA approves Pfizer booster vaccine for over 65s

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given authorisation for the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 booster vaccine to be administered to people aged 65 and over.
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CBD for arthritis: What the research shows

CBD has shown benefits for many health conditions, including arthritis. Here’s what the research shows.
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The impact and importance of psychedelic medicine

Here, we discover the impact and importance of psychedelic medicine through the eyes of Amanda Feilding, Director of The Beckley Foundation.
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The need for scientific research in sports medicine

Frost & Sullivan’s TechCasting Group, argues for increasing awareness of the need for scientific research in sports medicine.
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The expanding scope of cannabinoids in epilepsy

Arun Swaminathan MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Epilepsy at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, details the expanding scope of cannabinoids in epilepsy.

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