Cannabis Science Inc. Signs Agreement With MEDIWIET to Conduct Clinical Observational Study in the Netherlands
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTCQB: CBIS), a U.S. Company specializing in the development of cannabis based medicines is proud to announce a joint observational study with the MEDIWIET Patient Organization.
MEDIWIET is a rapidly growing Dutch organization of patients using medicinal cannabis based medication.
The main purpose of the observational study is to further advance the knowledge of cannabis plant based product applications in various human disease conditions. The study will be conducted with the approval from the Dutch regulators and it is anticipated that data collected will be published in a peer reviewed scientific journal.
"We are excited to initiate work on the observational clinical study with patients who use medicinal cannabis. The long-term effects of using medicinal cannabis continue to be a subject of an ongoing debate. It is very important that we provide further scientific evidence for the benefit of patients and medical professionals alike," stated Mr. Mario Lap, President of European Operations and Director of Cannabis Science B.V.
About Cannabis Science, Inc.
Cannabis Science, Inc., takes advantage of its unique understanding of metabolic processes to provide novel treatment approaches to a number of illnesses for which current treatments and understanding remain unsatisfactory. Cannabinoids have an extensive history dating back thousands of years, and currently there are a growing number of peer-reviewed scientific publications that document the underlying biochemical pathways that cannabinoids modulate. The Company works with leading experts in drug development, medicinal characterization, and clinical research to develop, produce, and commercialize novel therapeutic approaches for the treatment for illnesses caused by infections as well as for age-related illness. Our initial focus is on skin cancers and neurological conditions.
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Robert Kane, CFO & Director
SOURCE Cannabis Science, Inc.