The First FDA Approved Cannabis-Based Drug Is A Lot Older Than You Think

The First FDA Approved Cannabis-Based Drug Is A Lot Older Than You Think

MARINOL is a pharmaceutical drug brand name originally produced by AbbVie. Marinol was first approved in 1985 for AIDS patients to treat nausea and vomiting. Marinol is part of a class of medications referred to as cannabinoids. The active ingredient is man-made dronabinol (dro-NAB-in-all), also chemically known as tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. THC is a naturally … Read more

Three Studies Valuable To Proving Therapeutic Effects of Marijuana

Three Studies Valuable To Proving Therapeutic Effects of Marijuana

The current state of the research on marijuana and its constituent cannabinoids suggests the potential for therapeutic value for a number of conditions. The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) supports efforts to find potential therapeutic value of cannabinoids for a variety of conditions and symptoms. These three studies have suggested potentially valuable therapeutic effects … Read more