A new study published by High Yield Insights has found that 44% of cannabis consumers in legal, adult-use marketplaces self-identify as medical users. According to the study, the three most common reasons for self-medicating with cannabis are as pain relief (69 percent of respondents), sleep aids (65 percent), and anti-anxiety medication (54 percent). The report […]

Things are moving fast in the international pharmaceutical industry’s push to turn the chemicals behind the remarkable properties of the cannabis plant into trademarked products. Fears about corporate cannabis have been mounting among small growers and their activist allies since the big push for legalization began nearly a decade ago now. This May alone, several […]

Federal health officials recently published a report indicating that phony CBD products “poisoned” more than 50 people in Utah during the winter months of 2017. Dozens of these individuals were forced to seek emergency medical treatment for side effects synonymous with the momentary flashes of madness typically associated with spice — often referred to as […]

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7-Eleven stores across the country will begin carrying CBD products by the end of 2018, CBD company Phoenix Tears announced today in a press release. According to the release, up to 4,500 7-Eleven locations should carry the products by the end of this year — that number could go as high as 7,000 different stores […]

Epidiolex, made by the United Kingdom-based GW Pharmaceuticals for the treatment of epilepsy, will likely become the first cannabis-derived medication approved by the FDA. A panel of 13 advisers to the FDA unanimously suggested the drug be approved, examining medical trials and gauging the risk-benefit factors to prescribing the medication. The CBD-based medication will face […]

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As more states legalize marijuana, there’s growing interest in cannabidiol, a cannabis extract also known as CBD. It’s marketed as a compound that can help relieve anxiety – and, perhaps, help ease aches and pains, too. A new round of funding from the National Institutes of Health, is allowing a group of collaborators to begin […]

Up until about eight months ago, walking wasn’t an option for Enedina Stanger. For four years, Stanger was in a wheelchair, in constant pain from a joint condition called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, or EDS. “Every single joint was affected, they all (dislocated),” Stanger said. After years of missing out on motherhood, she said she finally […]

Along with picnics and barbecues, the Fourth of July brings a less pleasant yearly ritual for many dog lovers: worrying about a family pooch who panics at the sound of firecrackers. Betsy and Andy Firebaugh of Santa Cruz, Calif., have reason for concern. They live on a mountain ridge overlooking the Pacific Ocean — a […]

Chris and Trish Thomas’ Good Body Products table was a hotspot at the Cotton Mill Holiday Craft Fair in Brattleboro, Vermont, early this December – they managed to sell out of products both days of fair, hawking all-natural salves, body butters and scents to shoppers eager for stocking stuffers and office party gifts. The most […]

Long Story Short Researchers in Israel think that CBD could be used to treat autism. And to test their theory, they’re coming up with a brilliant new experiment. The results of their test could seriously expand the scope of what medical cannabis is capable of. Can Cannabis Treat Autism? Dr. Adi Eran has put together […]

The Miracle of CBD- Now Legal in All 50 States With all the talk of Medical Marijuana and it’s many benefits, and state after state legalizing and/or decriminalizing Marijuana use both medically and for private use, it’s a wonder that CBD oil is still in its infancy in the US. In fact, most people don’t […]

Green Cures & Botanical Distribution, Inc. has announced that it will introduce its first CDB derived product to the public during the month of June 2014. Green Cures’ set of 30 CBD Capsules will initially contain 50 milligrams of Pure CBD-Hemp Oil per capsule. Green Cures’ CBD Capsules have a low THC content that falls within […]

The Missouri legislature has sent Gov. Jay Nixon a bill legalizing controlled use of CBD oil made from hemp plants for people who suffer uncontrollable seizures caused by Tuberous Sclerosis (TSC).   Epilepsy is the most common TSC disorder. The state sponsor of the bill is Sen. Eric Schmitt, who made an emotional plea this week […]

A bill legalizing the use cannabis oil  to treat seizures caused by epilepsy has passed the Iowa House and Senate; the bill now goes to Gov. Terry Branstad for consideration. Working into the early morning hours Thursday, the Iowa House passed the bill 75-20 with three amendments tacked on to the version passed several days […]

As RayAnn Moseley, a child who suffers from intractable epilepsy, and her parents watched and waited, the Florida Senate passed a bill 36-3 to allow a limited strain of medical cannabis to be legalized in Florida. The chamber immediately sent the so-called “Charlotte’s Web” bill to the House, where its fate remains uncertain as leaders there […]

“Carly’s Law”, the bill in Alabama originated to help control violent seizures suffered by a toddler with a severe neurological disorder, unanimously passed both the Alabama House and Senate last week. Governor Robert Bentley said he will sign it into law. The bill makes it legal to possess a prescribed medical grade, non-intoxicating cannabidiol extract and  includes $1 million […]