Category Archives: cbd treatments for epilepsy

Medical marijuana: Getting into the weed(s) – Baylor College of Medicine News
10 Jan
3:03

Medical marijuana: Getting into the weed(s) – Baylor College of Medicine News

Marijuana, also known as cannabis, is made of the dried leaves, buds, flowers, and other parts from plants in the cannabis or hemp family. There are hundreds of chemicals in marijuana, but the two that we mostly talk about in medicine are tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). While both have […]

CBD not GRAS for lack of nutritional benefit evidence – PetfoodIndustry.com
10 Jan
5:13

CBD not GRAS for lack of nutritional benefit evidence – PetfoodIndustry.com

To achieve recognition as generally recognized as safe (GRAS) by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials, pet food ingredients must meet specific requirements, beyond simply being safe. Such was the case with cannabidiol, Bill Bookout, president of the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC) said. On November 25, FDA officials […]

IP protection in fast-moving global markets: Medical cannabis & CBD – Open Access Government
09 Jan
6:53

IP protection in fast-moving global markets: Medical cannabis & CBD – Open Access Government

© Feelgoodsk | Laura Clews, Managing Associate at IP attorneys Mathys & Squire, analyses the protection for innovative new products in the medical cannabis & CBD sector In recent years, ongoing medical research into the use of CBD (cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive compound found in the flower of the cannabis plant), […]

Some pet products touted as having CBD don’t actually have any, researchers say – The Colorado Sun
09 Jan
6:44

Some pet products touted as having CBD don’t actually have any, researchers say – The Colorado Sun

By Mary Esch, The Associated Press Companies have unleashed hundreds of CBD pet health products accompanied by glowing customer testimonials claiming the cannabis derivative produced calmer, quieter and pain-free dogs and cats. But some of these products are all bark and no bite. “You’d be astounded by the analysis we’ve […]

Epilepsy Patients Officially have Access to Cannabis Medication – The Cannabis Exchange
08 Jan
12:25

Epilepsy Patients Officially have Access to Cannabis Medication – The Cannabis Exchange

As of Monday 6th January 2020, Epilepsy patients in the UK have official access to Cannabis medication, Epidyolex. The development follows the publication of the NICE recommendations on the use of Cannabis-based medical products (CBMPs). The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence recommended the use of the CBD medication […]

Will The UK Legalise Cannabis In The Next Decade? – Shout Out UK
08 Jan
12:18

Will The UK Legalise Cannabis In The Next Decade? – Shout Out UK

It remains to be seen if the present government will legalise cannabis, but this shouldn’t be ruled out. Cannabis was added to the Dangerous Drugs Act of 1920 in 1928, but its usage has risen steadily in spite of this. With Brexit on the horizon, there are many political and […]

The latest in cannabis research from summer/fall 2019 – Leafly
08 Jan
2:07

The latest in cannabis research from summer/fall 2019 – Leafly

he global cannabis research effort is gaining momentum and new areas of research are emerging. Cannabidiol’s (CBD) therapeutic benefits remain a hot research topic, and some of these studies have now expanded to placebo-controlled human clinical trials. Others are moving beyond THC and CBD as scientists take a closer look […]

Four Potential Health Benefits of CBD Oil – Daily Hawker
07 Jan
3:53

Four Potential Health Benefits of CBD Oil – Daily Hawker

When it comes to developing new and innovative medical treatments, science rarely stands still. Researchers are continually looking for more effective ways to manage illnesses and diseases, and in recent years, there’s been lots of talk about cannabidiol (CBD) oil and its rumored health benefits. Listening to the anecdotal evidence, […]

Researchers: Some pet products touted as CBD don’t have any – Minneapolis Star Tribune
07 Jan
3:33

Researchers: Some pet products touted as CBD don’t have any – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Companies have unleashed hundreds of CBD pet health products accompanied by glowing customer testimonials claiming the cannabis derivative produced calmer, quieter and pain-free dogs and cats. But some of these products are all bark and no bite. “You’d be astounded by the analysis we’ve seen of products on the shelf […]

Ohio pursuing hemp as new cash crop – Canton Repository
07 Jan
5:43

Ohio pursuing hemp as new cash crop – Canton Repository

The Buckeye State is among the first to receive federal approval for a statewide program to cultivate hemp. Drive through southern Ohio next summer and you might be surprised to see acres of cannabis plants swaying in the breeze. These bushy annuals won’t be the kind that produce marijuana. Farmers […]