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Augusta boy doing well on marijuana oil drug

...Georgia are prohibited by the drug's manufacturer, GW Pharmaceuticals, from disclosing whether he is progressing on it. But...Those two conditions are being addressed in another GW Pharmaceuticals trial of Epidiolex, he said.The 50-patient study would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-01-27/augusta-boy-doing-well-marij
Lonnie Brown

...Pharmacy after 25 years of service in 2010. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Swainsboro, GA, the Georgia Pharmaceutical Association, Brewton Parker College Alumni Association, Georgia Southern University Alumni Association and the University...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174003215
Shipping proposal outlined for medical marijuana by legislator

...organization also recommended changing marijuana from a Schedule I to a Schedule II drug to facilitate research and development of pharmaceutical cannabinoids.The AAP said it strongly supports the decriminalization of marijuana use and encouraged pediatricians to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-27/shipping-proposal-outlin
Cannabis oil clinical trial at Georgia Regents University might not be only option

...progress in getting clinical trials started on a drug from GW Pharmaceuticals called Epidiolex that is a highly purified form of cannabidiol...bearing all the infrastructure costs normally borne by a pharmaceutical company or other sponsor, he said.Cannabis oil is being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-12/cannabis-oil-clinical-trial-
County sick from sludge?

...nearby poor county as a dumping site for their sewage sludge, which is a concentration of thousands of chemicals, pharmaceuticals (including chemotherapy drugs), heavy metals and a synergistic combination of up to 100,000 chemicals in use...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-13/county-sick-sludge
New wrinkle in Ga. marijuana law

...Regents University under U.S. Food and Drug Administration supervision as is required for conventionally produced pharmaceuticals."I know the governor wants to provide options for Georgia families," Peake said. "The clinical-trial process...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-13/new-wrinkle-ga-marijuana
Marijuana oil trials about to start at GRU

...other conditions. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal pushed for and formed a partnership with GRU and the manufacturer, GW Pharmaceuticals of London, to bring about the trial, Diamond said.The state is expected to fund the cost of the yearlong, 50-patient...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-29/marijuana-oil-trials-about-s
Dow tops 18,000 as market reaches new highs

...course of treatment. Gilead shed $4.88, or 5.2 percent, to $88.02. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Celgene and Biogen were among the other pharmaceutical stocks taking a beating. Regeneron fell $24.92, or 6 percent, to $388.05...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-12-23/dow-tops-18000-mar
Biz Bits

...deal in UK filingsLONDON - Pfizer Inc. wants to allay concerns over its proposed $106 billion takeover offer of pharmaceuticals firm AstraZeneca, insisting that its promises will be legally binding.In a memo Monday to two U.K. parliamentary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-12/biz-bits
Actavis to spend $66B on Allergan

...finally end a months-long takeover battle waged by Valeant Pharmaceuticals for the Botox maker.Actavis said Monday that it will...valued at about $53 billion and made last spring by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and the hedge fund Pershing Square...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-17/actavis-spend-66b-allergan