CBD & Terpenes: The Entourage Effect
Cannabis is truly one of the most amazing plants on Earth. As the female’s flowering phase progresses, she becomes a virtual chemical factory, producing hundreds of various cannabinoids, flavonoids, terpenes, and terpenoids. Science is only beginning to understand the role these individual chemical compounds play when ingested in the human
Discover Why These Parents Are Fighting to Give Pot to Their Kids
When Moriah Barnhart’s 2-year-old daughter Dahlia was attacked by intense tremors, fever and nausea in May 2013, she rushed the girl to a Tampa emergency room. A week later, after surgery for an aggressive and cancerous brain tumor, Dahlia couldn’t eat, walk or talk. Three weeks later, her left side
If Cannabis Can Kill “Incurable” Brain Cancer, Why Is It Criminalized?
Cannabis contains a compound that may kill brain cancers that chemotherapy and radiation can’t touch, so why isn’t it being used today? In recent years, we’ve focused heavily on educating our readers about the still relatively unknown role that cancer stem cells play in cancer, both in terms of conventional
10 Little-Known Uses for CBD
Among the cannabinoids in cannabis, the main psychoactive compound, THC, often outshines the one that provides a natural anti-anxiety, anti-epileptic and antipsychotic effect. Cannabidiol, or CBD, lacks the colorful high commonly associated with your traditional marijuana high and doesn’t have much of a noticeable effect when isolated. When combined with THC, the relaxing
Sam’s Story: Using Medical Cannabis to Treat Autism Spectrum Disorder
The following in an excerpt from an article written by Sam’s father, found here. Sam is an eight-year-old male. He was diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Delay- Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS) when he was two and one-half years old by a pediatric psychiatrist at the M.I.N.D. Institute, UC Davis Medical Center.
Minnesota Couple Thrilled by Daughter’s Early Response to Medical Marijuana
It’s early days, but a Hibbing couple are ecstatic about their daughter’s initial response to treatment with medical marijuana. “We gave her her first dose on Friday morning,” Angie Weaver said on Monday about 9-year-old daughter Amelia. “She had a seizure-free day.” Amelia, who has Dravet syndrome, a rare and
Jessica Hawkins Breaks the Law Every Time She Gives Her Child Medical Cannabis and She Has No Intention of Stopping
“It comes down to either going to jail or a funeral.” Ten year old Antania Hawkins experienced her first seizure at age six months. She was soon diagnosed with Dravet syndrome, a rare form of intractable epilepsy (seizures that can’t be controlled by medication) that has slowed Antania’s development, rendering
Utah Families of Children with Intractable Epilepsy Say Cannabis Treatment is a Breakthrough
A year after Utah OKs therapeutic hemp oil, parents say it’s ‘single most effective’ treatment for kids with epilepsy. The torrents racking Isabelle Knowlton’s brain have subsided. The 10-year-old girl is now winking at boys in church. For the first time, she is giving hugs and lighting up at the
Leafly Cannabis 101: Introduction to Cannabinoids; THC & CBD
In this week’s episode of Leafly’s Cannabis 101 we introduce you to cannabinoids, the chemical compounds found in cannabis that offer an array of effects and therapeutic benefits. This video gives you a quick breakdown of two of the most common cannabinoids, THC and CBD. However, cannabis contains a wide
Hemp Oil Versus CBD Oil: What’s The Difference?
Hoping to ensure that consumers are not misled about the intended uses of hemp and CBD oils, the Hemp Industries Association issues a statement explaining the differences. Confusion amongst the public on how exactly hemp oil differs from cannabidiol, or CBD, oil, has prompted the nonprofit Hemp Industries Association to