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
Marijuana as a Breast Cancer Treatment?
Marijuana, also known as cannabis, hash, weed, hemp, ganja, and grass, has been recognized as an herbal remedy for centuries. Along with LSD and heroin, it has a classification of one of the most dangerous controlled substances. As the legalization of marijuana has become a reality in a growing number
Why CBD is Not Enough: The Entourage Effect
Several states have or are in the process of legalizing cannabis extracts (typically oils) high in cannabidiol (CBD) and very low in THC. Because these medicines lack THC (the cannabinoid in marijuana that produces the euphoric high), conservative politicians have been much more willing to embrace this approach to medical marijuana.
Epileptic Girl’s Seizures Drop Dramatically Because Of Medical Marijuana (Video)
Adam and Heather Benton moved from their home in West Chester, Ohio, to Castle Rock, Colorado, in April so that their 3-year-old daughter Addyson could be treated with medical marijuana. Addyson suffers from epileptic seizures, which have dropped dramatically thanks to tiny marijuana patches that are applied to her ankle
Study: Marijuana Medicine is Safe, Very Effective on Epilepsy
A major, landmark study has shown the ingredients in marijuana, particularly cannabidiol (CBD), are a safe and radically effective treatment for epilepsy. According to findings presented at the 2015 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, 213 test subjects of all ages living with often untreatable epilepsies including Dravet syndrome and
Mom: Medical Marijuana Saved My Ill Son
A mom says her 3-year-old son survived leukemia thanks to medical marijuana. CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
New Jersey Parents Sue to Allow Daughter To Use Medical Marijuana in School
The parents of a 16-year-old girl who was prescribed medical marijuana for her seizures has filed a lawsuit for her to allowed to take her medication in school. Genny Barbour, 16, of Maple Shade N.J., needs to take medical marijuana at lunch in order to control her seizures, her
Should Kids Have Access to Medical Cannabis?
By BRIAN RESNICK for National Journal Hemp oil, used to treat neurological disorders, comes from the cannabis plant. But don’t call it medical marijuana. “People associate medical and recreational marijuana with THC, with a street drug, and with getting high,” Paige Figi says on a recent phone call. “This has
Cannabis Extract to be Used to Treat Diabetes
While medical cannabis is often used to ease pain or nausea, an Israeli-American biopharmaceutical company is developing medicines containing cannabinoids — chemical compounds from cannabis plants — to treat conditions including diabetes, inflammatory diseases (like arthritis, atherosclerosis and ulcerative colitis) and cardiovascular disorders. ISA Scientific plans a Phase 2 trial
Cannabis Can Cure Cancer, It’s High Time We Stop Arresting People for It
Atlanta, Ga. – In a surprising move, CNN is reporting that marijuana may be a potential cure for certain types of cancer after numerous studies have shown the viability of cannabis as a potential cancer treatment. The report of marijuana being a potential cure was less surprising than the fact