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Statement on Cannabidiol for the FDA

Project CBD responds to the Food and Drug Administration's call for statements on the use of CBD. By On September 14, 2017 Sept. 13, 2017 The legal and regulatory status of cannabidiol (CBD), a component of the cannabis plant with a huge therapeutic upside, has...

5 Ways CBD Can Improve Your Health

Cannabidiol (CBD) is the non-psychoactive chemical compound found inside the cannabis plant. It’s all over the news right now, and science is finally paying it a lot of attention due to discoveries in its ability to potentially treat a wide variety of physical,...

Help and hope: Can cannabis be used to fight cancer?

Cancer patients are using medical marijuana as part of their treatment, and researchers are working to discover how cannabis affects cancer. "There is data to suggest cannabis can kill cancer cells in the lab," said Cindy O'Bryant, a professor at the University of...

CBD research is going to the dogs in quest to help pets

Cannabist Special Report: CBD, TBD || "I'll try whatever I can to help her." Veterinarians at Colorado State University and beyond are spearheading clinical studies on the effectiveness of cannabidiol in treating canine ailments. The non-psychoactive cannabis compound...

CBD and Parkinson’s Disease

Scientists at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Kentucky have identified a previously unknown molecular target of cannabidiol (CBD), which may have significant therapeutic implications for Parkinson’s Disease (PD). Read Full Article at: CBD Report CBD...

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What Is Going On With Germany’s Cannabis Bid?

Germany is proceeding down the path to officially grow its own medical cannabis crops. Medical use became legal this year, along with a federal mandate for cheap access. That means that public health insurance companies, which cover 90% of Germans, are now firmly on...

California Regulators Launch Website And Rebranding Efforts

Ahead of the state’s implementation of their full adult use legalization in early 2018, California is working on improving their public outreach. Last week, the California Department of Public Health launched “Let’s Talk Cannabis”, a website dedicated to consumer...

PA Approves First Two Cannabis Labs

According to a PennLive article, Pennsylvania’s Department of Health approved the first two cannabis laboratories for their medical cannabis program. ACT Laboratories of Pennsylvania LLC and Keystone State Testing LLC are the companies that were approved to perform...

Nevada Cannabis Lab License Suspended

Last month, G3 Labs LLC, a Las Vegas-based cannabis-testing lab, had their license suspended for an unknown regulatory compliance issue. According to Stephanie Klapstein, spokeswoman for the Nevada Department of Taxation, the reason why their license was suspended is...

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