Tag Archives: Medical Marijuana

Reclassification of Cannabis

Joint DDB-PDEA Statement on the Reclassification of Cannabis Following the decision of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (UN-CND) to remove cannabis from Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs (the “Convention”), the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) would like to enlighten the public on its limited implications to our

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DDB Eases Procedures for Accessing Medicines Classified as Dangerous Drugs

Patients with legitimate medical needs can now access locally unregistered medicines containing dangerous drugs after approval of a Regulation by the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB). In consultation with concerned agencies including the Department of Health (DOH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the DDB approved Board Regulation No. 8, Series of 2019 providing for the issuance of a license

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Weed 5: The CBD Craze

Can cannabis help treat autism symptoms? A new study aims to find out. Tucked away in the quiet English countryside on more than 47 acres, GW Pharmaceuticals is doing something no other drug company can do: produce the only cannabis-based medication ever approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. That drug, a treatment for two rare types of epilepsy,

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