CBD Promising for Treating Brain Damage in Preemies

There were a number of other research stories in which cannabis beat a placebo that were touted with much amazement during this Symposium, with conditions ranging from Alzheimer’s Disease, PTS Disorders, Neuropathy, Substance Abuse and Seizure Disorders, to Memory Improvement, Psychiatric Conditions, and so much more! Pharmaceutical researchers aren’t really used to these kinds of Read more about CBD Promising for Treating Brain Damage in Preemies[…]

Aussie Medical Miracle: CBD Oil

Like most children her age, 2-year-old April Tognoni loves playing dress-ups and dreams of one day going to Disneyland. April was also a very sick little girl – her incurable condition known as Dravet syndrome, a severe form of myoclonic epilepsy, was causing more than 1000 seizures a day. But now, thanks to parents Jessica and Read more about Aussie Medical Miracle: CBD Oil[…]

CBD Out Of Reach For People Suffering From Other Chronic Diseases

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Itamar Shapira was a cross-country runner for Grissom High School. Now 21, he struggles to climb a few stairs. A recent graduate of Vanderbilt University, Shapira is facing surgery to remove his colon. He began feeling run down last year and was diagnosed in January with ulcerative colitis, an excruciatingly painful intestinal disorder Read more about CBD Out Of Reach For People Suffering From Other Chronic Diseases[…]

Family Sees CBD Oil As Epilepsy Weapon

Cannabidiol, known popularly as CBD oil, has attracted a following in recent years as evidence has accumulated that the oil can dramatically reduce seizure activity in children whose epilepsy is uncontrolled by traditional medications. Gretna resident Nicole Jacobson, whose 8-year-old daughter, Sydney, has tried numerous medications, devices and diets in an unsuccessful attempt to control Read more about Family Sees CBD Oil As Epilepsy Weapon[…]

Cannabidiol Stands To Change Lives

The Medical Cannabidiol Act is already law, after getting through the State Legislature with overwhelming support from both parties. It will allow the legal possession of the oil from a cannabis plant that doctors say  treats seizures more effectively than all other treatments for some patients. The Cannabidiol Implementation Study Committee is trying to make Read more about Cannabidiol Stands To Change Lives[…]

What Are Cannabinoids and How Might They Be Useful Medically?

  Cannabinoids are a large family of chemicals related to delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), marijuana’s main psychoactive (mind-altering) ingredient. Besides THC, the marijuana plant contains over 100 other cannabinoids. Scientists and manufacturers of “designer” drugs have also synthesized numerous cannabinoids in the laboratory (some of which are extremely potent and, when abused, have led to serious health Read more about What Are Cannabinoids and How Might They Be Useful Medically?[…]

Patients Still Have No Access to CBD in ‘CBD-Only’ States

Lawmakers in nearly a dozen states in 2014 enacted legislation that promised to provide patients, particularly those suffering from intractable epilepsy, the opportunity to use  cannabidiol (CBD) – a nonpsychotropic plant cannabinoid recognized for its anti-convulsant properties. The problem? So far, patients in none of these states possess the ability to legally access the compound. And there Read more about Patients Still Have No Access to CBD in ‘CBD-Only’ States[…]

Troubles Continue For Access To CBD In South Carolina

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) signed the Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Treatment Research Act into law, clearing the way for children with severe epilepsy to use cannabidiol oil (CBD), a non-psychoactive derivative of cannabis, to help reduce their seizures if recommended by a licensed physician. Proponents considered it a huge coup for an issue some thought could Read more about Troubles Continue For Access To CBD In South Carolina[…]

Consumer Alert: Be Cautious Of “Snake Oil” CBD

“Shockingly, the idea of selling CBD products that contain less CBD than is purported by the manufacturer may be an industry standard that only the consumer is unaware of” says Susanne Posel, Chief Editor of Occupy Corporatism. “In 2013, Alan Frankel, medical doctor in California and supporter of the use of CBD said that “for Read more about Consumer Alert: Be Cautious Of “Snake Oil” CBD[…]

The New Science of Medical Cannabis

Medicinal cannabis is back in the news again after a planned trial to grow it in Norfolk Island was blocked by the federal government last week. The media is ablaze with political rumblings and tales of public woe, but what does science have to say on the subject? Well, an article just published in the prestigious journal Read more about The New Science of Medical Cannabis[…]