The Pros and Cons of Various Cannabidiol (CBD) Applications

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Cannabidiol, also referred to by the acronym CBD, is a growing industry in the U.S., much to the chagrin of certain federal and local governments. The reason for this is primarily because most municipalities are not adequately informed regarding the health benefits of CBD and …

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Cannabidiol (CBD): The Side of Marijuana you Don’t Know

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By Jack Giddingson on Chicago Now If there’s a marijuana-related compound you’ve heard of, it’s likely Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. THC is what makes you high and the reason most recreational users partake. What most don’t know is the medicinal value of the plant comes mostly from …

Medical Cannabidiol (CBD) Gets Support from Across the Aisle

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Article by: Iowa State Rep. John Forbes We had some exciting news in the Iowa House last week. State Rep. Peter Cownie (R-West Des Moines) introduced a bill allowing the production, sale and dispensing of cannabidiol oil for certain medical conditions. This could be a …

The Medicinal Power of Cannabidiol (CBD) and Cannabis

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Using Cannabidiol (CBD) from Hemp to Heal Arthritis, Nausea, Pain, and Other Ailments. It’s no surprise that cannabis has healing powers, but whether or not using it to treat common ailments should be legalized continues to be a hot topic of debate among government leaders …

CTE in Professional Football Players, and the Potential of CBD to Address the Crisis

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This article is sponsored by CW Botanicals.  The Charlotte’s Web line of high-cannabidiol (CBD) cannabis extract products first began to make headlines three years ago with its ability to effectively reduce seizures in pediatric epilepsy patients. Now, CW Botanicals extracts are being studied as a …

The Debate for Cannabidiol (CBD) in Utah

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Evan Vickers, Utah Legislature, 10:30am January 31, 2016 – www.thespectrum.com In this year’s legislative session, one of the more controversial topics to be discussed is whether or not the state should allow any kind of cannabis products to be available for medical use. The discussion …

Clinical Cannabidiol Trials in Fort Worth Texas

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Texas Monthly – February 2016 – By Dan Solomon How a clinical trial in Fort Worth could lead the FDA to approve medical marijuana for patients who desperately need the drug: Children with debilitating epilepsy. When the drug arrives at Cook Children’s Medical Center, in …

Study: Cannabidiol ‘Highly Promising’ In Pediatric Epilepsy Treatment

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By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director The administration of cannabis oil extracts high in cannabidiol reduces seizure frequency in children with intractable epilepsy, according to clinical data published online ahead of print in the journal Seizure. Israeli researchers retrospectively evaluated the effects of CBD oil …

Kansas Panel Sidesteps Cannabidiol (CBD) Treatment for Seizures

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TOPEKA – A Kansas Senate committee on Tuesday sidestepped a proposal to allow a hemp treatment for seizure disorders, The proposal called “Otis’ law” would be better considered in the Senate’s health committee, some members said. It was sent without recommendation from the Corrections and …

Republican Lawmaker Fights for Decriminalization of Cannabidiol Oil

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An Alabama state lawmaker hopes to decriminalize Cannabidiol (CBD) oil so that it can be used to treat conditions like epilepsy. Representative Mike Ball (R-Madison) is sponsoring a bill called “Leni’s Law,” inspired by the little girl in this picture. They say a picture is …