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RI firm develops non-prescription pain relief product using marijuana extract

RI firm develops non-prescription pain relief product using marijuana extract

Voters in Massachusetts approved the recreational use of marijuana on Nov. 8, along with California, Maine and Nevada, who will now join with Colorado and Washington in making it legal. Here in Rhode Island, the debate around the benefits ...

Michael Katz

Michael Katz

  • Posted November 18, 2016 by PBN on PBN

Michael Katz has joined the MedMates board of directors....

Aidan Petrie

Aidan Petrie

  • Posted November 18, 2016 by PBN on PBN

Aidan Petrie has been elected to serve on the MedMates board of directors....

Dr. Barrett Bready

Dr. Barrett Bready

  • Posted November 18, 2016 by PBN on PBN

Dr. Barrett Bready has been appointed to the MedMates board of directors. ...

Brown’s medical school gets $27-million gift

Brown’s medical school gets $27-million gift

Another major gift from The Warren Alpert Foundation will enable Brown University's medical school to create an endowment to help train students who are pursuing medical and doctoral degrees -- a path to becoming "physician-scientists," wom...

Product that improves prosthetic comfort wins Elevator Pitch Contest

Product that improves prosthetic comfort wins Elevator Pitch Contest

  • Posted November 16, 2016 by Lori Stabile on PBN

A product that promotes comfort for people who need to wear prosthetics won the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition’s annual statewide Elevator Pitch Contest Tuesday night....