MIND CONTROL. Some people recreationally partake in cannabis to free their minds. But the plant’s non-intoxicating compound, cannabidiol (CBD), might actually be able to help others rein their minds in.
According to a new study from King’s College London (KCL), just one dose of CBD can reduce abnormal brain function in people with psychosis, a condition in which a person experiences a disconnect from reality and may see, hear, or believe things that aren’t actually real. Read More
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a marijuana-derived drug for the treatment of two rare and serious forms of epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome, that begin in childhood but can persist in adulthood.
The drug is made from purified cannabidiol, or CBD, a compound found in the cannabis plant. The drug will be marketed under the brand name Epidiolex. Read More
A study was published by The Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, conducted by researchers from Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University. This study showed that a chemical in marijuana, known as cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD), strengthens bones and accelerates the healing of fractures, without causing any psychotropic effects. Read More
As Valentine's Day approaches, it's a great time to be a man and a woman. But there's a problem...
When researches asked over 5,000 women to report on their orgasms, it found a sad gap in the joy of the opposite sex. While men reported having orgasms 95% of the time, woman reported in as low as 50%! Read More
If you haven't already heard, Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-psychoactive component of Cannabis that seems to have a wide range of therapeutic benefits. CBD is naturally occurring in the Hemp plant and according to the United States own government patent #6,630,507 it supports the nutritional health of aging bodies. Cannabinoids are found to have particular application as neuroprotectants, for example in limiting neurological damage following stroke and trauma, or in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease. Read More
Everything from uses to historical cultivation to the future of hemp. Read More
A thorough introduction to CBD, what it is, how it is derived, and how it is different from THC Read More
Attorney General Chris Koster announced today that his office has filed suit against four retail shops for sale, and selling hemp extract, including cannabidiol oil (commonly known as “CBD oil”), without a license, in violation of Missouri law. Read More