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Cannabis is a Schedule I drug in the United States. That means the government has designated the plant as having no accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse. No accepted medical use? There are scores of studies that...
Cancer patients are sharing their stories to push back on the stigma surrounding the use of cannabis as an adjunct treatment. Many patients and experts believe that clinical trials on the efficacy of medical marijuana as an adjunct cancer...
A company selling cannabidiol oil has suspended sales in Canada after a CBC News investigation revealed its product is illegal. HempWorx, a Las Vegas-based multi-level marketing company sold the oil through a network of Canadian affiliates. The product was popular in the alternative medicine...
Cura Cannabis Solutions is in the process of closing out a $20 million funding round that doubles their valuation from $200 million to a cool $400 million over the last eight months, said the company’s co-founder and president, Cameron Forni. Having gained...
With attitudes about marijuana changing, even in Texas, some people are going into the classroom to learn the science of pot. The DFW Academy of Cannabis Science is signing up students even though the legalization of marijuana is not...
Cannabis Sativa is a natural herb that has its origins in Central Asia. Commonly known as “cannabis” or “marijuana”, it has been used by traditional cultures for many thousands of years to treat health conditions. Cannabis products are derived...
In 2015, Texas passed the Compassionate Use Act, legalizing the sale of a specific type of cannabis oil for epilepsy patients whose symptoms have not responded to federally approved medication. The first Texas dispensaries are now opening and selling their...
So far this month, 89 people have been hospitalized and 2 left dead after ingesting synthetic marijuana produced by Big Pharma, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). The users ingested an FDA-approved version of synthetic cannabis known as...
It all began last August. Even though the laws in Indiana for cannabis are strict, the Jergers knew there were certain laws permitting CBD oil use for epilepsy patients. Concerned about the side-effects of antiepileptic drug Keppra, they decided to try CBD oil...
Despite being one of the most common neurological conditions - affecting one in 100 people in the UK - throughout history, epilepsy has been misunderstood and stigmatised. Today, most people know the basics: epilepsy affects the brain, causing seizures....

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