Case Reports: Cannabinoids Improve Speech In Patients With Tourette Syndrome

Cannabinoids Improve Speech In Patients With Tourette Syndrome

GERMANY: The daily administration of cannabinoids is associated with improved speech fluency in patients with Tourette Syndrome (TS), according to a pair of case reports published in The International Journal of Molecular Sciences. A pair of researchers from the Hannover Medical School in Germany assessed the impact of daily cannabinoid treatment in two TS patients with treatment-resistant vocal Read the full article…

Review Identifies 140 Controlled Clinical Trials Related to Cannabis

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GERMANY: Scientists have conducted over 140 controlled clinical trials since 1975 assessing the safety and efficacy of either whole-plant cannabis or specific cannabinoids, according to a literature review published in the journal Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences. A pair of German researchers identified 140 clinical trials involving an estimated 8,000 participants. Of these, the largest body of literature focuses Read the full article…

What Is CBD? The Everyday Guide To Cannabidiol

What is CBD?

COLORADO: CannaInsider.com has published a comprehensive guide to CBD, the miracle cannabinoid endorsed and made popular in 2013 by a documentary produced by mainstream media health expert, Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN. Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 80 chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant called cannabinoids. Cannabinoids bind to receptors in the brain and body Read the full article…

The Arthritis Society Canada Funds More Medical Cannabis Research Amid Legalization Speculation

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New clinical trial will study use of oral cannabinoids for fibromyalgia pain CANADA: The Arthritis Society has announced the winner of its latest research grant for the study of medical cannabis and arthritis. McGill University’s Dr. Mark Ware, who has garnered a worldwide reputation as a leader in pain research, will lead a trial examining the Read the full article…

Pot-Based Dog Treats: Owners Claim They Cure Pets’ Ailments

Some pet owners are claiming that hemp-based treats cure many of their pets’ ailments.

CALIFORNIA:  Some pet owners are claiming that hemp-based treats cure many of their pets’ ailments. The treats are infused with cannabinoids or CBDs but don’t have THC, so the animal doesn’t get high. One of the hemp-based treat brands called Treatibles has been used by some owners for anxiety or stress in their dogs. Andrew Mizia Read the full article…

Dr. Ethan Russo On Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency

TwiceBakedinWA reports from Vashon Island where she attended a talk on Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency by Dr. Ethan Russo.

WASHINGTON:  This week I made the trek to Vashon Island to see a talk on Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency by Dr. Ethan Russo at the monthly VIMEA meetup. Speaking to a full room of cannabis patients, growers, processors, and enthusiasts, Dr. Russo zoned in on chronic medical conditions that demonstrate endocannabinoid deficiency. One of the biggest things that Read the full article…

An Evening With Dr. Ethan Russo: The Terpene AfterBuzz

It was standing room only as 135 marijuana enthusiasts, growers, and business owners united on Vashon Island to hear Dr. Ethan Russo share his research on cannabis terpenes.

By TwicebakedinWA WASHINGTON:  On Tuesday I took a little adventure on a ferry over to Vashon Island for the monthly Vashon Island Marijuana Industry Alliance (VIMEA) Meetup. It was the second one that I have been to and it did not disappoint. The first time I went to one of their Meetups was last month Read the full article…

Florida Lawmaker Agrees To Work To Legalize Medical Marijuana High In Cannabidiol

The families pleaded with lawmakers to legalize strains of marijuana such as "Charlotte's Web" saying it is their last, best hope of relieving the uncontrollable seizures in their medically fragile children.

FLORIDA:  Hope came Thursday for families whose children suffer from epileptic seizures, as the chairman of a key legislative committee agreed to file a bill to legalize the medical use of marijuana that has a high content of the chemical compound cannabidiol. “Our work is only beginning,” said Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Shalimar, after the House Read the full article…

Study: Marijuana Can Help Treat Severe Lung Disease

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BRAZIL: A new study found the compounds found in marijuana can help fight a severe lung disease known as acute lung injury, also called acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The disease is a life-threatening condition caused by acute injuries or infections of the lung. Researchers from Brazil and Germany were able to protect mice from acute lung Read the full article…

Families Migrate To Colorado For Marijuana Miracle

The Koozers are now giving Piper cannabidiol  or CBD extract to stop the clusters of seizures and the harmful side effects of pharmaceutical drugs.

COLORADO: Piper rolls back and forth across a large blanket on the living room floor, windmilling her arms and kicking her legs. “Who’s a happy girl?” asks her mom, Annie Koozer, kneeling over the 2-year-old with a small, oil-filled syringe. Piper fusses as Annie squirts a tiny amount into the side of her mouth. “What do Read the full article…