Category Archives: cbd treatments for epilepsy

New Marijuana-Based Epilepsy Treatment to Cost $32,500 a Year – Wall Street Journal
24 Mar
4:47

New Marijuana-Based Epilepsy Treatment to Cost $32,500 a Year – Wall Street Journal

GW Pharmaceuticals plans to charge about $32,500 a year for its new cannabis-based epilepsy treatment. Photo: robyn beck/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images By Peter Loftus Peter Loftus The Wall Street Journal Biography @Loftus Peter.Loftus@dowjones.com Aug. 8, 2018 4:55 p.m. ET GW Pharmaceuticals GWPH -4.07% PLC said it plans to charge about $32,500 […]

Democrats pushing to legalize recreational use of marijuana don’t understand its true effects – Fox News
24 Mar
6:35

Democrats pushing to legalize recreational use of marijuana don’t understand its true effects – Fox News

I don’t think Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., read my column earlier this week in which I cautioned against the potential long-term side effects of chronic marijuana use, which include behavioral problems, problems with memory and judgment, anxiety and depression, paranoia, and yes, even an uncontrollable vomiting disorder known as Cannabinoid […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Legal Medical Marijuana in Florida – Weedmaps News
23 Mar
11:29

The Beginner’s Guide to Legal Medical Marijuana in Florida – Weedmaps News

Florida’s many claims to fame lean heavily toward the recreational — endless white sand beaches, lively nightclubs throughout Miami, watersports galore, and, of course, Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando. Not to be overlooked: the adorable, official state marine mammal, the manatee, and orange groves that scent the air for […]

Commentary: U. takes careful steps toward medical cannabis use – Salt Lake Tribune
23 Mar
8:24

Commentary: U. takes careful steps toward medical cannabis use – Salt Lake Tribune

There is more that science doesn’t know about cannabis than what it does know. This includes CBD and THC, compounds in cannabis that may offer medical benefits. There have been few high-quality scientific studies on cannabis. Most of what is offered as evidence for the medical benefits of cannabis is […]

7 Marijuana Stocks to Play the CBD Trend – Investorplace.com
23 Mar
10:13

7 Marijuana Stocks to Play the CBD Trend – Investorplace.com

Cannabidiol (CBD) is emerging as a red-hot category of the marijuana industry. CBD includes compounds in the cannabis sativa plant that do not produce a high. In fact, over the years, CBDs have been shown to have powerful therapeutic effects. Now it looks like the U.S. market could open up […]

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23 Mar
3:14

Doctor, Doctor, gimme the news… | ((sponsored)) | Tree of Life Seeds | Arkansas news, politics, opinion, restaurants, music, movies and art – Arkansas Times

If you’ve been using CBD products and you’ve seen results – or read any of the myriad individual testimonials that are out there – you may be wondering why companies that deal in CBD aren’t more aggressive in touting the medicinal benefits of their products. After all, with all the […]

Some parents wary of cannabis-based medication for epilepsy – NBCNews.com
23 Mar
12:06

Some parents wary of cannabis-based medication for epilepsy – NBCNews.com

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE June 19, 2018, 5:38 PM GMT / Updated June 19, 2018, 6:01 PM GMT / Source: Associated Press A British pharmaceutical company is getting closer to a decision on whether the U.S […]

Dilemma: Smoking Cannabis during pregnancy – Huffs n Puffs
23 Mar
12:05

Dilemma: Smoking Cannabis during pregnancy – Huffs n Puffs

Numerous studies have confirmed the harmful effects of smoking and drinking alcohol during pregnancy; however, the effects of smoking cannabis, while expecting a child, are still not clear. Sarah Konefal, a research and policy analyst with the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction, has thrown more light on the […]

This Whole CBD Thing Has Officially Gone Too Far – Grub Street
22 Mar
11:44

This Whole CBD Thing Has Officially Gone Too Far – Grub Street

Enough! Illustration: Grub Street. Photos: Courtesy of the Vendors. These days, CBD is so ubiquitous that there’s a good chance you’re eating some right now without even meaning to. What was once a secret of homeopathic medicine — a natural, nonpsychoactive way to alleviate the symptoms of epilepsy and cancer […]

America’s CBD cannabis boom: Brazen claims, fake products, regulatory scrutiny – The Cannabist
22 Mar
5:05

America’s CBD cannabis boom: Brazen claims, fake products, regulatory scrutiny – The Cannabist

Got arthritis? Dry skin? Menstrual cramps? Trouble sleeping or feeling stressed? The CBD industry claims it has the cure for you. Such assertions are becoming increasingly common — and brazen — as the cannabis compound commonly known as CBD proliferates in drinks, baked goods, tinctures, body lotions and even bath […]