Category: Conditions

  • Moms are the Driving Force for Cannabis Legalization

    Moms are the Driving Force for Cannabis Legalization

    May 21st, 2015 – There’s a growing movement around the planet – have you noticed it? Cannabis legalization – both hemp and marijuana – is sweeping the planet. From India to Ireland to Jamaica, across America and now Brazil, the global war on cannabis is crumbling. And you just may have your mom to thank…

  • Cannabidiol Credited for Saving 2-Year Old

    Cannabidiol Credited for Saving 2-Year Old

    May 15th, 2015 – It may sound unorthodox, but 23-month-old Sadie Higuera is alive and thriving thanks to what her parents and doctors are calling a miracle drug known to many as Medical Hemp. Sadie’s parents turned to hemp-based cannabidiol after trying multiple different conventional drugs that were not working and giving her bad side…

  • Study: Cannabidiol is Safe, Effective for Childhood Epilepsy

    Study: Cannabidiol is Safe, Effective for Childhood Epilepsy

    May 14, 2015 – A recent study conducted at New York University has found that cannabidiol is a safe, well-tolerated and effective treatment for two types of severe childhood epilepsy. Cannabidiol (CBD) is an endocannabinoid found in cannabis and can be sourced either from medical marijuana or industrial hemp. CBD does not deliver a psychoactive…

  • An Epileptic Six Year Old’s Fight for Cannabidiol: VIDEO

    An Epileptic Six Year Old’s Fight for Cannabidiol: VIDEO

    May 5th, 2015 – Seven-year old Sophia Nazzarine is just like many other seven-year olds. She loves playing outside and singing along as she watches Disney movies. But Sophia has suffered from intractable epilepsy, a debilitating disorder that can cause her to have more than 100 seizures a day, since she was six months old.…

  • Study: Cannabidiol has Potential to Treat Diabetes

    Study: Cannabidiol has Potential to Treat Diabetes

    April 24th, 2015 – Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, led by Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, who is known for discovering cannabidol (CBD), conducted a study that suggests that the therapeutic effects of Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive compound, could be modified to fit different receptors. Different illness such as diabetes, atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease could…

  • Do Children Need Access to Medicinal Cannabis?

    Do Children Need Access to Medicinal Cannabis?

    April 23, 2015 – Hemp oil, used to treat neurological disorders, comes from the cannabis plant. But don’t call it medical marijuana. “People associate medical and recreational marijuana with THC, with a street drug, and with getting high,” Paige Figi says on a recent phone call. “This has none of those things.” Figi, specifically, is…

  • A Medical Marijuana Revolution: Weed 3 – The Documentary

    A Medical Marijuana Revolution: Weed 3 – The Documentary

    A Medical Marijuana Revolution Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s 3rd instalment in his series investigating the benefits and politics of medical marijuana. “I see a revolution that is burning white hot among young people, but also shows up among the parents and grandparents in my kids’ school. A police officer I met in Michigan is part of…

  • Dr. Sanjay Gupta: “It’s Time for a Medical Marijuana Revolution”

    Dr. Sanjay Gupta: “It’s Time for a Medical Marijuana Revolution”

    April 17th, 2015 – A year ago CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta created a media sensation and surge of interest in medical marijuana with the release of his documentary series Weed 1 & 2. In these previous segments, Dr. Gupta apologized for his previous negative stand on the merits of medical marijuana, admitting that he had…

  • Cannabidiol and Anxiety: Studies demonstrate Cannabidiol’s Benefit for Anxiety

    Cannabidiol and Anxiety: Studies demonstrate Cannabidiol’s Benefit for Anxiety

    April 10th, 2015 – Several have indicated that cannabinoids, more specifically cannabidiol (CBD), has anti-anxiety effects and may help those with anxiety disorders. Many people rely on traditional pharmaceutical medication to treat their anxiety, though these options often have many negative side effects. Benzodiazepines are a common medication given to anxiety patients, and work by…

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Patient finds Relief with Cannabis

    Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Patient finds Relief with Cannabis

    Medical Cannabis: An Alternative to Traditional Pain Relief for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome April 7th, 2015 – Medical cannabis patient Nakki was born with a very rare disorder called Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a condition that affects the connective tissues in the body, causing symptoms such as dislocated limps, stomach sensitivity, and easily broken bones. Nakki along…