SOURCE: NetworkNewsWire

March 17, 2017 08:30 ET

NetworkNewsWire Announces Publication that Reviews Cannabis-Pharma Companies Making Waves in the Medical Field

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Mar 17, 2017) - NetworkNewsWire ("NNW"), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company, today announces the publication of an editorial featuring India Globalization Capital, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IGC), an NNW client positioned as a first mover in developing a portfolio of products using cannabis-based "combination therapies" for the treatment of pain and other conditions.

The publication, entitled, "Unique Cannabis-Pharma Companies Trailblazing the Medical Cannabis Industry," discusses projections in the U.S. cannabis industry and how several cannabis-pharma companies are bringing their innovative therapies to market to meet growing demand for cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical therapies.

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"Bethesda, Maryland-based India Globalization Capital (IGC) is advancing the development of cannabis-based therapies targeting large market conditions and illnesses. IGC is on a mission to treat chronic and terminal neurological and oncological diagnoses and other life altering conditions utilizing an exciting and specialized IP platform that formulates and tests combination therapies. With this special focus in mind, IGC has amassed a portfolio of patent filings covering the indications of pain, medical refractory epilepsy and cachexia (cancer-induced anorexia) using cannabinoids. ... What sets IGC apart from the other players is its foray into the larger market for cannabis-based combination therapies that would treat pain and other conditions. The company recently filed patents ( for formulations that will reduce the side effects of single drugs by being combined with a cannabinoid. IGC filed IGC-501 for a cannabis-based formulation to treat neuropathic and arthritic pain in joints and muscles using a variety of delivery techniques."

India Globalization's portfolio is further discussed in the publication, alongside several industry peers.

About India Globalization Capital (IGC)

India Globalization Capital is engaged in the development of cannabis-based therapies to treat pain, PTSD, seizures, cachexia, chronic and terminal neurological and oncological diagnoses, and other life altering conditions. In support of this mission, IGC has assembled a portfolio of patent filings for its phytocannabinoid-based treatments.  The company is based in Bethesda, Maryland.

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