All posts by Mary Sparks

With OK from Congress, US hemp market set to boom – WCJB
14 Dec
12:14

With OK from Congress, US hemp market set to boom – WCJB

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hemp is about to get the nod from the federal government that marijuana, its cannabis plant cousin, craves. A provision of the farm bill that received final approval in Congress on Wednesday removes hemp from the list of federally controlled substances and treats the low-THC version […]

Benefits of Medical Cannabis for Epilepsy Time-Limited? – Medscape
13 Dec
11:54

Benefits of Medical Cannabis for Epilepsy Time-Limited? – Medscape

NEW ORLEANS — Patients with treatment-resistant epilepsy can develop a tolerance to cannabis-based therapy, a finding that may have implications for long-term management, new research suggests. Dr Shimrit Uliel-Sibony “Physicians should be aware that tolerance may occur,” study investigator Shimrit Uliel-Sibony, MD, pediatric epileptologist, Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital, Tel Aviv University, […]

For Those with Mental Health Issues, Marijuana Can Offer Relief – The University Times
13 Dec
11:15

For Those with Mental Health Issues, Marijuana Can Offer Relief – The University Times

Weed is slowly winning over the world, and it’s about time. Be it in the form of increasingly popular and non-intoxicating CBD, a naturally occurring molecule in cannabis offering a plethora of medical benefits without the high, or the full, sticky green nuggets – the buds we all know and […]

Call Them Canna-Bees. How Cannabis Helps Bees and Vice Versa. – mySanAntonio.com
13 Dec
9:33

Call Them Canna-Bees. How Cannabis Helps Bees and Vice Versa. – mySanAntonio.com

Photo: Christoph Mirtschin/500px | Getty Images Photo: Christoph Mirtschin/500px | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Christoph Mirtschin/500px | Getty Images Call Them Canna-Bees. How Cannabis Helps Bees and Vice Versa. Back to Gallery The relationship between bees and cannabis is making […]

Top 10 Healthcare Stories of 2018 – The Motley Fool
13 Dec
8:34

Top 10 Healthcare Stories of 2018 – The Motley Fool

Healthcare delivers market-moving news for investors every year, but 2018 was especially busy: The FDA approved drugs that work in entirely new ways (looking at you, Alnylam (NASDAQ:ALNY)!), trial disappointments derailed investors (sorry, Incyte (NASDAQ:INCY) and Geron (NASDAQ:GERN)), and mergers and acquisitions took us further toward vertically integrated healthcare. If you missed […]

MCIG Applauds Bipartisan 2018 Farm Bill Other OTC:MCIG – GlobeNewswire
13 Dec
8:14

MCIG Applauds Bipartisan 2018 Farm Bill Other OTC:MCIG – GlobeNewswire

Launches New CBD Product Indicuraâ„¢ Pain CreamJacksonville, FL, Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE — mCig, Inc. (MCIG), a diversified company servicing industrial hemp and legal cannabis markets, reports today that the 2018 Farm Bill has passed both chambers of Congress, with overwhelming bipartisan support. The bill includes […]

How CBD-Infused Products Can Save Your Skin This Winter – Forbes
13 Dec
8:14

How CBD-Infused Products Can Save Your Skin This Winter – Forbes

Whether you live in one of the world’s colder regions or are planning a ski vacation this season, the dry air that comes with winter — especially at higher altitudes — can take an extreme toll on your skin. As cannabis-infused products continue to take the beauty industry by storm, […]

CBD stores open in Milwaukee – WTMJ-TV
13 Dec
7:55

CBD stores open in Milwaukee – WTMJ-TV

It’s the latest “it” ingredient to hit menus: CBD, which just became legal in Wisconsin this year. Two local shops, a CBD dispensary in Bay View and a CBD cafe in Riverwest, hosted grand openings this weekend. CBD is extracted from the hemp plant, but unlike THC in marijuana, experts […]

Megola, Inc. Announces Test Marketing of CBD Products – OG Kush Product Lines – GlobeNewswire
13 Dec
7:54

Megola, Inc. Announces Test Marketing of CBD Products – OG Kush Product Lines – GlobeNewswire

Houston, Texas, Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Megola, Inc. (OTC: MGON),Megola Corp. CEO Eric Ottens, says that Acordy President, Francis Baez, has disclosed that the initial test marketing of their OG Kush products have been well received by customers in Europe. The Cannaviar, the banana OG Kush and the […]

LiveWell and Vitality engage strength of commitment in pursuit of CBD leadership – Benzinga
13 Dec
6:25

LiveWell and Vitality engage strength of commitment in pursuit of CBD leadership – Benzinga

/NOT FOR DISSEMINATION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ First fully integrated CBD company debuts as new era of legalized hemp begins OTTAWA, Dec. 13, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – As the U.S. comes closer to ending decades of hemp prohibition, LiveWell Canada Inc. (“LiveWell” or […]