Category Archives: cbd treatments for epilepsy

FDA Grants ‘Breakthrough Therapy’ Status to Psychoactive Psilocybin Mushrooms, Says Startup
04 Nov
3:45

FDA Grants ‘Breakthrough Therapy’ Status to Psychoactive Psilocybin Mushrooms, Says Startup

By Dan Nosowitz Various parts of the cannabis plant have already received full FDA approval; a drug consisting of cannabidiol, better known as CBD, has already been approved to treat two rare forms of epilepsy. Researchers have been pushing for years for relaxed legal status to study the possible medicinal […]

First FDA-approved, cannabis-based medication now available by prescription in US
03 Nov
5:33

First FDA-approved, cannabis-based medication now available by prescription in US

(KTVU) – The first cannabis-based medication approved by the U.S Food and Drug Administration is now available by prescription in all 50 U.S. states for the treatment of two types of severe epileptic syndromes, according to its manufacturer.  Epidiolex, manufactured by U.K.-based GW Pharmaceuticals, is a formulation of “highly purified, plant-derived […]

Repeated CBD Doses Required for Effective Pain Relief
03 Nov
7:25

Repeated CBD Doses Required for Effective Pain Relief

Repeated administration of cannabidiol (CBD) is needed to reduce neuropathic pain and related anxiety, new research suggests. In a study designed to evaluate the dose, treatment duration, and mechanism of action of CBD, the drug modulated nociception, decreased anxiety-like behavior, and increased serotonin activity in a rodent model of neuropathic […]

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Use CBD Oil to Treat Epilepsy.
02 Nov
9:13

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Use CBD Oil to Treat Epilepsy.

You are here: Home / Health / Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Use CBD Oil to Treat Epilepsy. Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) The persistent search for natural means of fighting ailments has led to the acceptance and widespread use of CBD. What is CBD? CBD […]

FDA outlaws lead in hair dye
02 Nov
11:03

FDA outlaws lead in hair dye

TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said that hair dyes can no longer contain lead. The new rule does not take effect for 12 months, but it ends the only remaining legal use of lead, a neurotoxin, in cosmetic products in the United […]

Drug With Pot-Derived Ingredient Goes on Sale
02 Nov
12:55

Drug With Pot-Derived Ingredient Goes on Sale

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov.1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The first Food and Drug Administration-approved drug containing an ingredient derived from the marijuana plant went on sale Thursday in the United States. Epidiolex is a twice-daily oral solution — a cannabidiol, or CBD liquid — made by Britain-based […]

First FDA-approved cannabis-based drug now available in the US
01 Nov
2:45

First FDA-approved cannabis-based drug now available in the US

Epidiolex, the first cannabis-based medication approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, is now available by prescription in all 50 states. The twice-daily oral solution is approved for use in patients 2 and older to treat two types of epileptic syndromes: Dravet syndrome, a rare genetic dysfunction of the […]

Medical cannabis products available on prescription
01 Nov
4:34

Medical cannabis products available on prescription

Medicinal cannabis products can now be legally prescribed to some patients across the UK for the first time. The treatments can be prescribed only by specialist doctors in a limited number of circumstances where other medicines have failed. The decision to relax the rules on the treatments followed an outcry […]

Full second wave of trade aid coming soon
31 Oct
8:14

Full second wave of trade aid coming soon

With help from Helena Bottemiller Evich, Liz Crampton, Catherine Boudreau and Sarah Zimmerman Editor’s Note: This edition of Free Morning Agriculture is published weekdays at 10 a.m. POLITICO Pro Agriculture subscribers hold exclusive early access to the newsletter each morning at 6 a.m. To learn more about POLITICO Pro’s comprehensive […]

Is the CBD Hype Wave Justified? We Asked Five Experts to Weigh In
30 Oct
10:04

Is the CBD Hype Wave Justified? We Asked Five Experts to Weigh In

Cannabidiol, better known as CBD, has exploded onto the health and wellness market in recent years, with industry analysts predicting that the hemp-derived CBD market alone could grow to $22 billion by 2022.  To put it simply: CBD is as hot as a cherried bowl. There have been countless news […]