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Mar 20, 2007

Cannasat Taps IntelGenx to Facilitate Development of Cannabinoid-Based Products for Mood Disorders

  • Cannasat Therapeutics and IntelGenx will together develop a cannabinoid-based product through a combination of Cannasat's and IntelGenx's drug delivery technologies. CAT 320 targets the endocannabinoid system to treat mood disorders, such as anxiety and depression.

    Cannasat will leverage IntelGenx' experience in developing oral, sublingual, and transdermal formulations. IntelGenx' will help address the challenges of achieving rapid onset, improving therapeutic efficacy, and minimizing the total dose required to treat disease conditions.



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Scientifically Studying Ecstasy

MDMA (commonly known as the empathogen “ecstasy”) is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, which is reserved for compounds with no accepted medical use and a high abuse potential. Two researchers from Stanford, however, call for a rigorous scientific exploration of MDMA's effects to identify precisely how the drug works, the data from which could be used to develop therapeutic compounds.

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