Clinical Trials

CBD could help lower your blood pressure, a new study has found. Oral administration of cannabidiol was associated with reduced blood pressure in healthy subjects, according to clinical trial data published online in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. University of Nottingham researchers observed the effects of a single oral dose of 600 mg of CBD […]

(CBS) – A landmark clinical trial has shown that a compound in marijuana can ease life-threatening seizures in children with a rare and devastating form of epilepsy. Cannabidiol — a non-intoxicating chemical — reduced seizure frequency by 39 percent in patients with Dravet Syndrome, researchers report. This is the first randomized, controlled trial to show […]

University of Nottingham (Source: nottingham.ac.uk) Oxford, United Kingdom–(ENEWSPF)–June 22, 2017.  Oral CBD administration is associated with reduced blood pressure in healthy volunteers, according to clinical trial data published online in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. Investigators from the University of Nottingham assessed the effects of a single oral dose of 600 mg of CBD extract […]

Doctors who treat Dravet syndrome can’t stop their patients’ seizures—but a chemical in weed may help. Dravet syndrome is a rare, genetic form of epilepsy that affects less than one in 16,000 children. It’s diagnosed when infants who are perfectly healthy start having seizures around their first birthday. From there, doctors can prescribe medications that […]

Melissa Mentele,a 40-year old mother of three, worked in healthcare for 20 years until she suffered a catastrophic injury while helping an Alzheimer’s patient out of bed, later developing a rare, “devastating” chronic pain condition called RSD/CRPS. After finding that medical cannabis worked wonders for her pain relief without the “dangerous and debilitating” side effects […]

Medical marijuana is legal in 26 states, the District of Columbia and Guam. Proponents of marijuana, backed by several studies, say the drug has many therapeutic uses. Opponents — and the U.S. government — however, say it has a high potential for abuse and no legitimate therapeutic value. Marijuana’s medicinal uses can be traced back […]

Medical cannabis has gained widespread acceptance throughout North America, but many physicians are still hesitant to prescribe the drug without evidence from clinical trials. While many companies are developing synthetic drugs based on cannabinoids, there are some companies that remain committed to realizing the synergistic capabilities of the whole cannabis plant and proving its therapeutic […]