Oxford University receives $12.3M to study medical marijuana

One of the world’s topĀ research universities, Oxford University, has receivedĀ 10 million pounds ($12.3 million) from a London-based private equity firm to study the medical benefits of marijuana, a move that could lead to more acceptance of MMJ as a medicinal therapy worldwide. According to a news release, Oxford will use the money to identify state-of-the-art medical therapy by researching the “molecular, cellular and system mechanisms of cannabinoids.” Citing pain, cancer and inflammatory disease, the release noted the British university will target therapies for acute and chronic conditions. Kingsley Capital Partners, which is providing the funding, has plowed investment dollars into ... Oxford University receives $12.3M to study medical marijuana is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs