Cannabis Science Inc.

Cannabis Science Inc.



Traded as


2000 (as National Healthcare Technology), reestablished in 2009

Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.

Pharmaceutical products


Cannabis Science Inc. (OTC: CBIS) is a biotech company based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The company was incorporated in 2009 and trades publicly under the ticker CBIS on the Over-The-Counter Bulletin Board. Their goal is to obtain Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for cannabis-based medicines, with a focus on treating skin cancer (basal and squamous cell carcinomas),[1] Posttraumatic stress disorder[2] and HIV.[1] They are also studying the use of cannabinoids to treat sleep disorders.[3]
The U.S. legal cannabis industry was valued at over $10 billion in 2015.[4]
The current CEO of Cannabis Science is co-founder Raymond C. Dabney. The previous CEO and Chairman, co-founder Robert Melamede Ph.D., is currently a professor of the Biology Department at University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Melamede is a renowned cannabinoid researcher,[5][6] and teaches a class on cannabinoids.[7]

^ a b “Cannabis Science Appoints Former GlaxoSmithKline Global Director of HIV Research Dorothy Bray, Ph.D., to Scientific Advisory Board Focusing on CS-TATI-1 and Other Emerging Scientific Investigations”. 2012-06-14. Retrieved 2012-07-04. 
^ Fine, Doug (August 3, 2012). Too High to Fail: Cannabis and the New Green Economic Revolution. Penguin. p. 8. ISBN 1101588896. 
^ “Cannabis Science Initiates Studies on Cannabinoid Formulations in Sleep Disorders”. Sleep Review Magazine. The Allied Media Network. August 4, 2014. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
^ “Study: Legal Cannabis Industry To Generate $10 Billion Revenue By Year’s End”. May 14, 2015. Retrieved 14 May 2015. 
^ “UCCS – University of Colorado at Colorado Springs | BIOL 408 – Endocannabinoids”. MyEdu. Retrieved 2012-07-04. 
^ Scot Kersgaard (July 3, 2012). “Bob Crouse, Cancer Patient Busted For Medical Marijuana Possession, Found Not Guilty Of Felony Charges”. Retrieved 2012-07-04. 
^ Robinson, Randy (2013). “The Cannabis Scientist”. Sativa Magazine. Retrieved 2013-12-17.