The Benefits Of CBD Oil For Sleep Disorders And Insomnia

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One of the most important components of life is sleep. The way we sleep at night largely influences the behavior and performance we provide the next day. More and more people are suffering from a form of chronic sleep disorder. Specialists believe that certain medication can  contribute to insomnia, especially as this disorder is a Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana: A Seed of Doubt

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Quality marijuana seeds are the staple of a healthy crop, but they may serve some other health-minded purposes as well. Marijuana throughout history has had its highs and lows. Please excuse the pun. But the devil’s lettuce hasn’t also been property of satan himself. For years, marijuana cultivated and used for a number of different Read the full article…

Tilray Announces Support Of Two New Clinical Research Studies In Australia And Canada

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CANADA: Tilray, Inc., a global leader in cannabis research and production, today announced its support of two new clinical studies: a pilot study led by Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) in Melbourne, to evaluate the feasibility and acceptability of a larger randomized placebo-controlled trial of cannabis extract as a form of treatment for reducing Severe Behavioral Problems Read the full article…

8 Best Complementary Health Approaches For Chronic Pain

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Complementary and integrative medicine, otherwise known as CIM, encompasses both Western medicine and complementary health approaches as a new combined strategy to treat many clinical conditions. Chronic pain is, in fact, the leading indication for the use of CIM. According to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), about 33% of adults and Read the full article…

How To Use CBD Oil For Fibromyalgia

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According to the NFA (National Fibromyalgia Association), about 10 million people in the States suffer from fibromyalgia. This chronic condition is manifested through pains, aches, exhaustion, stiffness, tender areas, and sleeping issues. The standard treatment for fibromyalgia includes several types of prescription medications including pain relievers, antidepressants, and anti-seizure medications. However, these drugs are known Read the full article…

First US Clinical Study Assessing Hemp-Derived Cannabinoid Supplementation In Recovery From Traumatic Brain Injury Begins In Colorado

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COLORADO:  The Flowering HOPE Foundation and Clover Leaf University have just announced sponsorship and collaboration on the first US clinical study to be approved to investigate plant-derived cannabinoid supplements in recovery from brain injury.  The study will analyze quantitative EEG brain activity and a cannabinoid-sensitive salivary biomarker in 40 subjects with mild traumatic brain injury and controls who currently Read the full article…

Teens Living In US States Allowing Medical Marijuana Smoke Less Cannabis

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MASSACHUSETTS: According to a large-scale study of American high school students, legalizing medicinal marijuana has actually led to a drop in cannabis use among teenagers. The study, published in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse used the results of an anonymous survey given to more than 800,000 high school students across 45 states to calculate Read the full article…

Study: Majority Of Medical Cannabis Patients Are Seeking Pain Relief

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MICHIGAN: Most US patients registered to access medical cannabis cite chronic pain as their primary qualifying condition, according to data published in the journal Health Affairs. Investigators from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor reviewed patient registration data from the majority of states that provide medical cannabis access. (Some states, notably California and Maine, possess voluntary registries and therefore Read the full article…

NBC Miami Report: Potency Of Commercially Marketed CBD Products Questioned

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FLORIDA: Independent testing reveals that many commercially marketed CBD-infused products contain lower percentages of cannabidiol than are advertised on the products’ label, according to an investigation conducted by NBC News in Miami. Investigators submitted 35 commercially available products for third-party independent lab testing. “Of the 35 samples … tested, 20 of them had less than half of the Read the full article…

Patients Frequently Substitute Cannabis For Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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CANADA: Patients authorized to legally use medical cannabis frequently substitute it in place of benzodiazepines, according to a pair of new studies. Benzodiazepines are a class of drugs primarily used for treating anxiety. According to data compiled by the US Centers for Disease Control, benzodiazepines were attributed to over 11,500 overdose deaths in 2017. In the first study, Canadian Read the full article…