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GW PHARMA LIMITED Patent applications
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20160015682 TETRAHYDROCANNABIVARIN (THCV) FOR USE IN THE PROTECTION OF PANCREATIC ISLET CELLS – The present invention relates to the phytocannabinoid tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) for use in the protection of pancreatic islet cells. Preferably the pancreatic islet cells to be protected are beta cells. More preferably the protection of the pancreatic islet cells maintains insulin production at levels which are able to substantially control or improve control of blood glucose levels in a patient. 01-21-2016
20150328171 SYNERGISTIC THERAPIES OF CANNABIDIOL WITH HYPOTHERMIA FOR NEUROPROTECTION – The present invention relates to the combination of the phytocannabinoid cannabidiol with therapeutic hypothermia for use in the treatment of neuroprotection or astroprotection. 11-19-2015
20150086653 PHYTOCANNABINOIDS IN THE TREATMENT OF CANCER – This invention relates to the use of phytocannabinoids, either in an isolated form or in the form of a botanical drug substance (BDS) in the treatment of cancer. Preferably the cancer to be treated is cancer of the prostate, cancer of the breast or cancer of the colon. 03-26-2015
20140378539 CANNABINOIDS FOR USE IN THE TREATMENT OF NEUROPATHIC PAIN – The present invention relates to cannabinoids for use in the treatment of neuropathic pain. Preferably the cannabinoids are one or more phytocannabinoids of: cannabigerol (CBG), cannabichromene (CBC), cannabidivarin (CBDV) or tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV). More preferably the phytocannabinoids are isolated and/or purified from cannabis plant extracts. 12-25-2014
20140377382 CANNABINOID-CONTAINING PLANT EXTRACTS AS NEUROPROTECTIVE AGENTS – The invention relates to the use of cannabinoid-containing plant extracts in the prevention or treatment of neural degeneration. In particular, the invention relates to use of one or more cannabinoid-containing plant extracts in the prevention or treatment of neural degeneration, wherein the one or more cannabinoid-containing plant extracts comprise: 12-25-2014
20140296351 PHARMACEUTICAL FORMULATION – The invention relates to pharmaceutical formulations, and more particularly to formulations containing cannabinoids for administration via a pump action spray. In particular, the invention relates to pharmaceutical formulations, for use in administration of lipophilic medicaments via mucosal surfaces, comprising: at least one lipophilic medicament, a solvent and a co-solvent, wherein the total amount of solvent and co-solvent present in the formulation is greater than 55% wt/wt of the formulation and the formulation is absent of a self emulsifying agent and/or a fluorinated propellant. 10-02-2014
20140287067 ANTI-TUMOURAL EFFECTS OF CANNABINOID COMBINATIONS – The invention relates to the use of a combination of cannabinoids, particularly tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), in the manufacture of a medicament for use in the treatment of cancer. In particular the cancer to be treated is a brain tumour, more particularly a glioma, more particularly still a glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). 09-25-2014
20140243405 A PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING THE PHYTOCANNABINOIDS CANNABIDIVARIN (CBDV) AND CANNABIDIOL (CBD) – This invention relates to a pharmaceutical composition comprising or consisting essentially of the phytocannabinoids cannabidivarin (CBDV) and cannabidiol (CBD). The composition is particularly safe and efficacious for use in the treatment of neurological conditions, characterized by hyper-excitability of the central nervous system, convulsions or seizures such as occur in epilepsy. Preferably the CBDV and the CBD are present with at least one non-cannabinoid component of 08-28-2014
20140221469 PHYTOCANNABINOIDS FOR USE IN THE TREATMENT OF CANCER – The present invention relates to the use of phytocannabinoids in the treatment of cancer. More particularly it relates to the use of phytocannabinoids in the treatment of tumour cell invasion and cell migration or metastases. Cancers, where invasion and cell migration plays a key role in prognosis include brain tumours, more particularly gliomas, and most particularly Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) and breast cancers. The phytocannabinoids tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) and cannabidivarin (CBDV) alone or in combination with each other and/or other phytocannabinoids, particularly cannabidiol (CBD), tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabigerol (CBG) or their respective acids are of particular use. 08-07-2014
20140155456 USE OF THE PHYTOCANNABINOID CANNABIDIOL (CBD) IN COMBINATION WITH A STANDARD ANTI-EPILEPTIC DRUG (SAED) IN THE TREATMENT OF EPILEPSY – The invention relates to the use of cannabidiol (CBD), at a dose of greater than 300 mg/day, in combination with a standard anti-epileptic drug (SAED) which acts via sodium or calcium channels, for use in the treatment of epilepsy. The SAED is preferably one which•modifies low-threshold or transient neuronal calcium currents,or•reduces high-frequency neuronal firing and sodium-dependent action potentials and enhances GABA effects. Preferred SAEDs are ethosuximide and valproate. 06-05-2014
20140107192 CANNABINOIDS FOR USE IN THE TREATMENT OF NEUROPATHIC PAIN – The present invention relates to cannabinoids for use in the treatment of neuropathic pain. Preferably the cannabinoids are one or more phytocannabinoids of: cannabigerol (CBG), cannabichromene (CBC), cannabidivarin (CBDV) or tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV). More preferably the phytocannabinoids are isolated and/or purified from cannabis plant extracts. 04-17-2014
20140039043 PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING CANNABIGEROL – The present invention relates to the use of cannabigerol (CBG) type compounds and derivatives thereof in the treatment of mood disorders. 02-06-2014
20130296398 USE OF THE PHYTOCANNABINOID CANNABIDIOL (CBD) IN COMBINATION WITH A STANDARD ANTI-EPILEPTIC DRUG (SAED) IN THE TREATMENT OF EPILEPSY – The invention relates to the use of cannabidiol (CBD), at a dose of greater than 300 mg/day, in combination with a standard anti-epileptic drug (SAED) which acts via sodium or calcium channels, for use in the treatment of epilepsy. The SAED is preferably one which•modifies low-threshold or transient neuronal calcium currents,or•reduces high-frequency neuronal firing and sodium-dependent action potentials and enhances GABA effects. Preferred SAEDs are ethosuximide and valproate. 11-07-2013
20130245110 USE FOR CANNABINOIDS – The present invention relates to the use of CBD alone or in combination with another cannabinoid, in the manufacture of a pharmaceutical or neutraceutical formulation for use in controlling cholesterol levels in a subject. It also relates to the use of THCV alone or in combination with another cannabinoid, in the manufacture of a pharmaceutical or neutraceutical formulation for use in increasing energy expenditure in a subject. Furthermore the CBD alone or in combination with another cannabinoid or the THCV alone or in combination with another cannabinoid are used as part of a regime to manage or treat type I or II diabetes, obesity, dyslipidaemia, related metabolic disorders and cardiovascular disease. 09-19-2013
20130245109 PHARMACEUTICAL FORMULATION – The invention relates to pharmaceutical formulations, and more particularly to formulations containing cannabinoids for administration via a pump action spray. In particular, the invention relates to pharmaceutical formulations, for use in administration of lipophilic medicaments via mucosal surfaces, comprising: at least one lipophilic medicament, a solvent and a co-solvent, wherein the total amount of solvent and co-solvent present in the formulation is greater than 55% wt/wt of the formulation and the formulation is absent of a self emulsifying agent and/or a fluorinated propellant. 09-19-2013
20130109747 PHARMACEUTICAL FORMULATION 05-02-2013
20130059018 PHYTOCANNABINOIDS IN THE TREATMENT OF CANCER – This invention relates to the use of phytocannabinoids, either in an isolated form or in the form of a botanical drug substance (BDS) in the treatment of cancer. Preferably the cancer to be treated is cancer of the prostate, cancer of the breast or cancer of the colon. 03-07-2013
20130006182 PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS – The present invention relates to an improved mode of administration for cannabis and its natural and synthetic derivatives. A pharmaceutical composition suitable for sublingual aerosol or spray delivery of cannabis is provided. The formulation may be dispensed using a pump spray or the formulation may include a propellant, such as butane, 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane (HFC-134a) or 1,1,1,2,3,3,3-heptafluoropropane (HFC-227). The term cannabis is used herein to refer to all physiologically active substances derived from the cannabis family of plants and synthetic cannabis analogues and derivatives, precursors, metabolites etc., or related substances having cannabis-like physiological effects. 01-03-2013
20120328718 PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS – The present invention relates to an improved mode of administration for cannabis and its natural and synthetic derivatives. A pharmaceutical composition suitable for sublingual aerosol or spray delivery of cannabis is provided. The formulation may be dispensed using a pump spray or the formulation may include a propellant, such as butane, 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane (HFC-134a) or 1,1,1,2,3,3,3-heptafluoropropane (HFC-227). The term cannabis is used herein to refer to all physiologically active substances derived from the cannabis family of plants and synthetic cannabis analogues and derivatives, precursors, metabolites etc., or related substances having cannabis-like physiological effects. 12-27-2012
20120245224 CANNABINOIDS FOR USE IN THE TREATMENT OF NEUROPATHIC PAIN – The present invention relates to the use of cannabidiol (CBD) type compounds or derivative thereof and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) type compounds or derivative thereof in the manufacture of a medicament for the treatment of neuropathic pain. Preferably, the ratio of the CBD type compounds or derivative thereof and THC type compounds or derivative thereof is between 18:1 and 30:1. More preferably the CBD type compounds or derivative thereof and THC type compounds or derivative thereof are in the form of plant extracts. 09-27-2012
20120225136 INHIBITION OF TUMOUR CELL MIGRATION – The invention relates to the use of a cannabis plant extract or a cannabinoid as a pharmaceutically active agent in the inhibition of tumour cell migration. 09-06-2012
20120165402 USE OF ONE OR A COMBINATION OF PHYTO-CANNABINOIDS IN THE TREATMENT OF EPILEPSY – This invention relates to the use of one or more cannabinoids in the treatment of epilepsy and more particularly to the use of one or a combination of cannabinoids in the treatment of generalized or partial seizure. In one embodiment it relates to the use of the cannabinoid THCV, as a pure or isolated compound, or as a plant extract in which significant amounts of any THC naturally present has been selectively removed. In another embodiment the phytocannabinoid is CBD. 06-28-2012
20120059062 COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING CANNABINOIDS FOR TREATMENT OF NAUSEA, VOMITING, EMESIS, MOTION SICKNESS OR LIKE CONDITIONS – Cannabinoids, in particular CBD and CBDA and their acid derivatives are provided for use as an active pharmaceutical substance in the treatment of nausea, vomiting, emesis, motion sickness. In particular extracts of 03-08-2012
20120004251 USE OF THE PHYTOCANNABINOID CANNABIDIVARIN (CBDV) IN THE TREATMENT OF EPILEPSY – This invention relates to the use of the phytocannabinoid cannabidivarin (CBDV) and combinations of the phytocannabinoid CBDV with tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) and cannabidiol (CBD) in the treatment of epilepsy. The invention further relates to the use of the phytocannabinoid CBDV in combination with standard anti-epileptic drugs (SAEDs). Preferably the SAED is one of ethosuximide, valproate or phenobarbital. 01-05-2012
20110230549 PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS FOR THE TREATMENT OF PAIN – The present invention relates to treatment of cancer related pain and constipation. Preferably the subject in need is administered a combination of the cannabinoids cannabidiol (CBD) and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). More preferably the cannabinoids are in a predefined ratio by weight of approximately 1:1 of CBD to THC. 09-22-2011
20110098348 CANNABIS SATIVA PLANTS RICH IN CANNABICHROMENE AND ITS ACID, EXTRACTS THEREOF AND METHODS OF OBTAINING EXTRACTS THEREFROM – The present invention relates to plants producing, as their major cannabinoid cannabichromenic acid (CBCA) or its neutral (decarboxylated) form cannabichromene (CBC), hereafter jointly referred to as CBC(A). It additionally relates to: • A botanical material obtainable from said plants; • A botanical raw material (BRM), • An extract including a botanical drug substance (BDS) and a purified BDS; • A formulation comprising the BRM, BDS, purified BDS or other extract; • The use of the BRM, BDS, purified BDS or other extract in the manufacture of a medicament; • A method of deriving plants yielding a high proportion of the cannabinoid CBC (A) at the expense of other cannabinoids; • A method of cultivating plants such that they yield a high proportion of the cannabinoid CBC(A) at the expense of other cannabinoids; and • A method of extracting CBC(A) from said plants. 04-28-2011
20110082195 NEW USE FOR CANNABINOIDS – The present invention relates to the use of CBD alone or in combination with another cannabinoid, in the manufacture of a pharmaceutical or neutraceutical formulation for use in controlling cholesterol levels in a subject. It also relates to the use of THCV alone or in combination with another cannabinoid, in the manufacture of a pharmaceutical or neutraceutical formulation for use in increasing energy expenditure in a subject. Furthermore the CBD alone or in combination with another cannabinoid or the THCV alone or in combination with another cannabinoid are used as part of a regime to manage or treat type I or II diabetes, obesity, dyslipidaemia, related metabolic disorders and cardiovascular disease. 04-07-2011
20110038958 USE OF CANNABINOIDS IN COMBINATION WITH AN ANTI-PSYCHOTIC MEDICAMENT – The present invention relates to the use of one or more cannabinoids in combination with one or more anti-psychotic medicaments for use in the prevention or treatment of psychosis and psychotic disorders. Preferably the one or more cannabinoids are taken from the group: cannabidiol (CBD); cannabidiolic acid (CBDA); tetrahydrocannbidivarin (THCV); tetrahydrocannbidivarinin acid (THCVA); cannabichromene (CBC); cannabichromenic acid (CBCA); cannabigerol (CBG) and cannabigerolic acid (CBGA). Preferably the anti-psychotic medication is an atypical anti-psychotic medication. 02-17-2011
20100323038 Pharmaceutical Compositions – The present invention relates to an improved mode of administration for cannabis and its natural and synthetic derivatives. A pharmaceutical composition suitable for sublingual aerosol or spray delivery of cannabis is provided. The formulation may be dispensed using a pump spray or the formulation may include a propellant, such as butane, 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane (HFC-134a) or 1,1,1,2,3,3,3-heptafluoropropane (HFC-227). The term cannabis is used herein to refer to all physiologically active substances derived from the cannabis family of plants and synthetic cannabis analogues and derivatives, precursors, metabolites etc., or related substances having cannabis-like physiological effects. 12-23-2010
20100317729 NEW PHARMACEUTICAL FORMULATION COMPRISING CANNABIDIOL AND TETRAHYDROCANNABIDIVARIN – The present invention relates to a novel pharmaceutical formulation comprising a ratioed mix of: (i) one or more compounds that acts as an inverse agonist of the CB1 and/or CB2 receptor; and (ii) one or more compounds that acts as a neutral antagonist of the CB 12-16-2010
20100292345 THERAPEUTIC USES OF CANNABIGEROL – The present invention relates to the use of the cannabinoid cannabigerol (CBG) in the manufacture of medicaments for use in the treatment of diseases and conditions benefiting from concurrent agonism of the CBi and the CB2 cannabinoid receptors. Such diseases or conditions to be treated are taken from the group: pain, neurodegenerative disease, ischemic disease, brain injury or damage, acquired brain injury, age related inflammatory or autoimmune disease, cachexia, nausea and vomiting, glaucoma, movement disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, allergy, psoriasis, Crohn’s disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis, renal ischemia and nephritis. 11-18-2010
20100286098 USE OF TETRAHYDROCANNABINOL AND/OR CANNABIDIOL FOR THE TREATMENT OF INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE – The present invention relates to the use of a substantially pure tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) or a THC containing extract in which THC is a primary cannabinoid, in the manufacture of a medicament for use in the treatment of an inflammatory bowel disease. A further embodiment of the invention relates to the use of a substantially pure cannabidiol (CBD) or a CBD containing extract in which CBD is a primary cannabinoid, in the manufacture of a medicament for use in the treatment of an inflammatory bowel disease. Additionally the substantially pure cannabidiol (CBD) or a CBD containing extract in which CBD is a primary cannabinoid are used in the manufacture of a medicament for use as an adjunct therapy in the treatment of an inflammatory bowel disease. 11-11-2010
20100249223 NEW USE FOR CANNABINOID-CONTAINING PLANT EXTRACTS – The present invention relates to the use of cannabinoid-containing plant extracts in the prevention or treatment of diseases or conditions that are alleviated by blockade of one or more types of TRP channel. Preferably the subset of TRP channel that is blockaded is the TRPA channel. More preferably the TRPA channel is the TRPA1 channel. Preferably the diseases or conditions to be prevented or treated include: neuropathic pain, inflammation or vasoconstriction. Alternatively the TRP channel that is blockaded is the TRPM channel. More preferably the TRPM channel is the TRPM8 channel. Preferably the diseases or conditions to be prevented or treated are cancer. More preferably the cancers to be treated include: cancer of the prostate, cancer of the breast, cancer of the colon, cancer of the lung or cancer of the skin. Alternatively the TRP channel that is blockaded is the TRPV channel. More preferably the TRPV channel is the TRPV1 channel. Preferably the diseases or conditions to be prevented or treated include neuropathic pain, inflammation or vasoconstriction. 09-30-2010
20100239693 CANNABINOID-CONTAINING PLANT EXTRACTS AS NEUROPROTECTIVE AGENTS – The invention relates to the use of cannabinoid-containing plant extracts in the prevention or treatment of neural degeneration. In particular, the invention relates to use of one or more cannabinoid-containing plant extracts in the prevention or treatment of neural degeneration, wherein the one or more cannabinoid-containing plant extracts comprise: i) a cannabinoid-containing fraction; and ii) a non-cannabinoid containing fraction. 09-23-2010
20100196488 Pharmaceutical Formulation – The invention relates to pharmaceutical formulations, and more particularly to formulations containing cannabinoids for administration via a pump action spray. In particular, the invention relates to pharmaceutical formulations, for use in administration of lipophilic medicaments via mucosal surfaces, comprising: at least one lipophilic medicament, a solvent and a co-solvent, wherein the total amount of solvent and co-solvent present in the formulation is greater than 55% wt/wt of the formulation and the formulation is absent of a self emulsifying agent and/or a fluorinated propellant. 08-05-2010
20100168448 Methods of Preparing Cannabinoids From Plant Material – The invention relates to methods of preparing cannabinoids in substantially pure form starting from plant material. Also described are substantially pure preparations of various cannabinoids and cannabinoid acids, and also extracts enriched in cannabinoids and cannabinoid acids. 07-01-2010
20100119606 PROCESSES AND APPARATUS FOR EXTRACTION OF ACTIVE SUBSTANCES AND ENRICHED EXTRACTS FROM NATURAL PRODUCTS – Processes for preparing extracts of natural products such as plant material, and for preparing purified extracts from crude extracts of natural products, by extraction with hot gas. Apparatus suitable for use in preparing extracts of natural products are also described. 05-13-2010
20100035978 COMBINATION OF CANNABINOIDS FOR THE TREATMENT OF PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHIC PAIN – The present invention relates to the use of a combination of cannabinoids in the treatment of neuropathic pain, in particular peripheral neuropathic pain. A combination of cannabidiol (CBD) and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) may be used, wherein the ratio of CBD:THC by weight is between 10:1 and 1:10. 02-11-2010
20100016418 Cannabinoids for use in the treatment of neuropathic pain – The present invention relates to the use of cannabidiol (CBD) type compounds or derivative thereof and tetrahydro-cannabinol (THC) type compounds or derivative thereof in the manufacture of a medicament for the treatment of neuropathic pain. Preferably the ratio of the CBD type compounds or derivative thereof and THC type compounds or derivative thereof is between 18:1 and 30:1. More preferably the CBD type compounds or derivative thereof and THC type compounds or derivative thereof are in the form of plant extracts. 01-21-2010
20090306221 Use for Cannabinoid – The present invention relates to the use of one or more cannabinoids in the manufacture of medicaments for use in 0 the treatment of diseases and conditions benefiting from inverse agonism of the CB 12-10-2009
20090035396 Novel reference plant, a method for its production, extracts obtained therefrom and their use – The invention relates to a reference plant which has been selected to: 02-05-2009
20080262099 Inhibition of Tumour Cell Migration – The invention relates to the use of a cannabis plant extract or a cannabinoid as a pharmaceutically active agent in the inhibition of tumour cell migration. 10-23-2008
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