CBD Case Studies

GW-Pharma Epidiolex Cannabis extract Epidiolex slashes seizures, a new study confirms. (Photo by GW Pharmaceuticals) A batch of studies further confirms medical cannabis patients are right to try cannabidiol-rich marijuana products to treat intractable seizure disorders. Three studies presented at the American Epilepsy Society’s 69th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia Dec. 7th found a marijuana-derived extract […]

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Alabama decriminalizes medical marijuana oil courtesy Flickr.com/auvet Alabama residents will soon be able to treat their ailments with concentrated cannabis. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Wednesday signed a bill that will allow medical marijuana oil in the state. The law will permit use of cannabis oil with high concentrations of the therapeutic compound, cannabidiol (CBD), […]

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Baroness Molly Meacher is not your stereotypical cannabis legalisation campaigner. Smartly dressed in a tailored turquoise jacket and matching necklace, the 76-year-old life peer explains to me that  she’s relatively uninterested in recreational uses of the drug. However, she became convinced of its therapeutic benefits during her previous career as a social worker. “I did […]

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Formaldehyde has undergone quite the image makeover. Best known as the heady, sickly sweet-smelling chemical commonly used to bathe the recently deceased in high school biology labs and funeral homes has gained notoriety as a potent drug hack. In mid-July, a central Pennsylvanian man and all-around doofus named Joshua Lee Long was arrested after stealing […]

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HENDERSON, NV — (Marketwired) — 09/12/16 — mCig®, Inc. (OTCQB: MCIG), a leading provider of advanced technologies and solutions to the global cannabis industry, is announcing the appointment of a new Industrial Hemp CBD Consultant, J.J. Southard, as Executive Director of their CBD Division. The newly revised division will offer a complete line of Industrial […]

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I used cannabis for nausea without realizing it might actually have been the cause of it. Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (also known as cannabis hyperemesis syndrome, or CHS) is a recently discovered, poorly understood condition theoretically caused by heavy, long-term cannabis use. Its acute “hyperemetic” phase is characterized by vomiting, nausea, severe gastrointestinal discomfort, and compulsive […]

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Among the 17 statewide ballot measures on Californians’ Nov. 8 ballots will be Proposition 64, which claims to legalize recreational marijuana use in the state. Plenty of good reasons spring to mind to vote in favor of Prop 64, not the least of which is the new revenue stream it would bring from taxes on […]

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(Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images) A 2-month-old baby suffering debilitating seizures gets the go-ahead for cannabis oil. At just 2 months of age, Amylea Nunez is the youngest patient ever to receive cannabis oil treatment at a Colorado hospital, according to a KRQE News report. She has a rare form of epilepsy and has been suffering from […]

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SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – September 07, 2016) – Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC PINK: MJNA), and its subsidiary HempMeds® today announced that the Company will be sponsoring a forum put on by the Association of Cannabis Professionals on Tuesday, September 7, featuring the two remaining candidates for City Attorney of San Diego City Mara Elliot… read […]

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A greenhouse filled with medical marijuana growing in Denver.(Photo: Trevor Hughes/USA TODAY) Corrections Clarifications: An earlier version of this story gave the incorrect states in which Pazoo Labs operates marijuana testing labs. They are Colorado and Nevada. DENVER — Marijuana users, researchers and investors are eager to hear whether federal officials will remove pot from […]

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A group of rats high on THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, chose to perform the easiest possible task to get a reward, according to research done at the University of British Columbia. In a test case of 29 rats, the majority preferred a harder challenge in order to gain a larger batch of sugary […]

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO — (Marketwired) — 09/06/16 — PhytoPain Pharma Inc. (“PhytoPain Pharma” or “PPP”), a subsidiary of GrowPros Cannabis Ventures Inc. (“GrowPros” or the “Company”) (CSE:GCI), today announces the submission to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Orphan Products Development, two applications for Orphan Drug Designation for delta-9-tetrahydrocannibinol and cannabidiol for the […]

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Cannabinoids accomplish what Western medicine can’t – again! While approximately 138,000 American kids suffer from Tourette syndrome (TS) – roughly 1 in every 162 adolescents under the age of 17 – a single case study on treatment resistant Tourette syndrome indicates that cannabinoids may provide a therapeutic option; offering a hopeful light at the end […]

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IRVINE, CA — (Marketwired) — 08/12/16 — Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabis-based medicines, is happy to announce the intent to seek out 20 – 25 potential candidates suffering from Asthma/COPD and other critical ailments. These initial patients will receive the New… read more at: http://news.sys-con.com/node/3893418

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Cannabinoids accomplish what Western medicine can’t – again! While approximately 138,000 American kids suffer from Tourette syndrome (TS) – roughly 1 in every 162 adolescents under the age of 17 – a single case study on treatment resistant Tourette syndrome indicates that cannabinoids may provide a therapeutic option; offering a hopeful light at the end […]

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