CBD Case Studies

Vitality Biopharma Inc (OTCMKSTS:VBIO) is a stock that should be followed closely. The stock price has been somewhat static between March 2017 and September 2017, after a fall in price from $4 to $1.5 between December 2016 and January 2017. The stock’s price movement is shown in the graph below: VBIO Daily Chart Between March […]

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So what’s the next best contender? According to research, cannabis. A 2013 study published in the Journal of Substance Use Misuse found that people were self-medicating, in order to deal with and manage hyperactivity and impulsive — two major components of ADD/ADHD. The study surveyed about 280 cannabis users and the main finding was that a […]

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She had no clue what she was in for, but certainly couldn’t have imagined this. Ellie Reid, a 26-year-old graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, had one of the worst nights of her life—and all she did was eat a weed brownie. “I had no sense of the time. I […]

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“Our leading media” are characterized by “indefensibly corrupt manipulations of language repeated incessantly.” Patrick Lawrence in The Nation, Aug. 9, 2017, on the media’s reporting of the alleged collusion between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia To understand America’s crises today, one must first understand what has happened to two institutions: the university and the news […]

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The largest-ever survey conducted on cannabidiol (CBD) users found 80 percent of respondents reporting the cannabinoid “very effective” or “extremely effective” in treating their respective conditions, with 42 percent reporting they actually stopped using traditional prescription and over-the-counter medicines and replacing them with CBD-based products. The study was conducted by HelloMD, one of the nation’s […]

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Source: Garo / Phanie / Science Photo Library Desperate to help their children with treatment-resistant epilepsy, parents have rallied around an unlikely plant — Cannabis sativa— in recent years. Although better known for its highs and haze, the medicinal properties of cannabis have been touted since antiquity. Now, as more US states legalise cannabis, dispensaries […]

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x Embed x Share CLOSE Iowans overwhelmingly support legalizing marijuana for medical purposes, but they don’t support allowing recreational uses, a new Iowa Poll shows. Wochit Buy Photo Iowans 4 Medical Cannabis held a rally outside of the Iowa Capitol on Tuesday, March 22, encouraging legislators to pass a comprehensive medical marijuana program.(Photo: Kim Norvell/The […]

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We must also consider Leslie L. Iverson’s The Science of Marijuana. Iverson, a pharmacology professor at the University of Cambridge in England, concluded after sifting through decades of international research that 9% of marijuana users developed a serious addiction. Comparatively, 15% of alcohol users, 18% of cocaine users, and 23% of heroin users would become […]

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Recently, an article was published covering the use of cannabis in the treatment leukemia, which caused quite a stir within the medical cannabis community. And although the results of this study are indeed promising, the researchers are certainly not the first to show the potential leukemia-fighting power of cannabis. The history of research on cannabis […]

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A highly anticipated clinical trial has shown that treating patients with epilepsy with a compound derived from marijuana can significantly reduce and, in some cases, eliminate seizures in children and young adults. In the study, children and young adults with a rare and debilitating form of epilepsy called Dravet syndrome who took doses of marijuana […]

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A new world of cannabis breeding is now at your fingertips in the form of technology. Traditionally, one’s fingertips helped to guide a breeding program, to some degree, in that growers and breeders utilized the tip of thumb and forefinger to rub the stems of the vegetating plant for superior odor, combined with vigor and […]

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Dive Brief: OWC Pharmaceutical Research, which develops cannabinoid-based therapies, has inked a deal with Medmar, giving it access to a no-interest loan of $300,000 available in six installments between September 2016 and February 2017. The Israeli-based company has earmarked the money for development of its cannabinoid-based psoriasis cream, which it is working on in collaboration […]

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