San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The cannabis plant has 480 chemical compounds. Many of them have medicinal properties. In a new blog post, United Patients Group explains how one set of these chemicals, cannabinoids, interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system to help maintain stability. The leading resource for
GW Pharmaceuticals Plc’s cannabidiol, made from the non-psychoactive portion of a marijuana plant, cut by half the seizures suffered by epilepsy patients in an expanded access program that didn’t use a placebo. The experience of 213 hard-to-treat patients age 2 to 42, including some who were already taking a dozen
No one can accuse the Stanley Brothers of Colorado of not pushing the envelope in the development and availability of medical cannabis in the U.S. Over the last year, they have single handedly changed the game. With the passage of the federal Farm Bill in February of 2014, containing an
In this short documentary, we learn about the difficult and unnecessary struggles of parents with children who suffer from intractable epilepsy who want to try non-psychoactive cannabis oil that is high in CBD as a last-ditch effort to relieve their child’s suffering. These parents are betting on this marijuana-based oil
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is the most recent organization to call for needed reform of marijuana laws by recommending the decriminalization and reclassification of cannabis as a less-dangerous drug in need of further study. This professional membership organization of 62,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical sub-specialists and pediatric
This is an informative series of videos that were taken at a panel discussion from various experts on medical marijuana. From powerful testimonies to the chemical workings of various cannabinoids, I found this to be well worth my time to watch.
This is the amazing story of little Charlotte Figi, who suffers from Dravet Syndrome, which is a form of intractable epilepsy. The Stanley brothers, medical marijuana growers in Colorado developed a high CBD strain with very low to no THC, which means there are no psychotropic effects. Charlotte’s parents contacted