Tag: Cbd

  • What’s Really in Your CBD? An App Helps You Find Out

    What’s Really in Your CBD? An App Helps You Find Out

    April 22nd, 2019 – Consumer beware. In the fast emerging CBD products market, thousands of manufacturers around the world are rushing to capture market share and convince you, the consumer, that they’ve got the best products going. And while many manufacturers do in fact work hard to produce quality products, a 2017 study found 70% of nearly 90…

  • DEA Wins Final Rule CBD Lawsuit

    DEA Wins Final Rule CBD Lawsuit

    May 2nd. 2018 – A federal appeals court this week dealt a blow to makers of CBD-rich cannabis extracts who were trying to stop the Drug Enforcement Administration from considering their products as dangerous drugs. On April 30th, the Ninth Circuit appeals court judges ruled against the Hemp Industries Association in their bid to overturn a…

  • Study Finds Patients Swapping Pharma Drugs for CBD

    Study Finds Patients Swapping Pharma Drugs for CBD

    August 5th, 2017 – The largest survey on cannabidiol or CBD usage to date found that women were more likely than men to use CBD and once they started using it, were likely to drop their traditional medicine. A new survey from Brightfield Group and HelloMD covered 2,400 of HelloMD’s community of 150,000 members and did…

  • Aurora Cannabis to make Strategic Investment in HempCo

    Aurora Cannabis to make Strategic Investment in HempCo

    July 31, 2017 /CNW/ – Aurora Cannabis Inc.  announced that it will make a strategic investment in Hempco for an ownership stake of up to 19.9% on a fully diluted basis, subject to applicable regulatory approvals. Hempco is one of the world’s largest producers of industrial hemp products, and currently offers three primary product lines:…

  • CBD Consumer Market Expected To Reach $2.1 Billion By 2020

    CBD Consumer Market Expected To Reach $2.1 Billion By 2020

    July 20th, 2017 -A recent report by the Hemp Business Journal predicts that the CBD consumer market will grow to $2.1 billion by 2020, with $450 million of those sales coming from hemp-based sources. Some experts have even higher expectations the CBD market, such as Matt Karnes of Greenwave Advisors, who predicts the CBD market…

  • Rigorous Study Shows CBD Reduces Epileptic Seizures in Children

    Rigorous Study Shows CBD Reduces Epileptic Seizures in Children

    May 31st, 2017 – Medical researchers have confirmed what some desperate parents have been claiming for years—that a nonpsychoactive component of marijuana known as cannabidiol (CBD) can reduce epileptic seizures in some children. Published in The New England Journal of Medicine, the findings stem from a double-blind, placebo-controlled study—the most scientifically rigorous type of investigation possible.…

  • 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…

  • Study: Administering Cannabidiol Enhances Fracture Healing

    Study: Administering Cannabidiol Enhances Fracture Healing

    April 3, 2015 – The administration of the non-psychotropic cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD) leads to improvement in bone fracture healing, according to preclinical data published online ahead of print in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. Investigators at the Hebrew University Bone Laboratory assessed the ability of CBD administration to promote healing in rats with…

  • Study: Plant-Derived Cannabinoid Extracts are Better than Isolated Compounds

    Study: Plant-Derived Cannabinoid Extracts are Better than Isolated Compounds

    April 3, 2015 — The administration of plant-derived cannabidiol(CBD) extracts provide greater efficacy in the treatment of pain and inflammation than does the use of a purified CBD alternative, according to preclinical data published online ahead of print in the journal Pharmacology & Pharmacy. Investigators at the Hebrew University, Institute for Drug Research assessed the…

  • Physician Explains How Cannabis Relieves Pain & Reduces Anxiety

    Physician Explains How Cannabis Relieves Pain & Reduces Anxiety

    March 19th, 2015 – Kamloops B.C. – Dr. Ian Mitchell says that in an ideal world, physicians would learn about the medicinal properties of cannabis in medical school. Doctors would be trained about different extracts from marijuana plants, including cannabidiol, aka CBD, and tetrahydrocannabinol, aka THC. But the Kamloops emergency-room physician says that the vast majority of…