State regulators from across the country react to the vaping crisis, a federal marijuana banking bill sees movement, Utah ups its medical cannabis licensing opportunities – and more of the week’s top marijuana business news. States’ responses to vaping crisis State regulators nationwide have begun responding in earnest to the vaping illness epidemic, which now stands […]

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Cannabidiol, more widely known as CBD, is the most abundant cannabinoid in cannabis and is largely non-psychoactive. “There are some studies that suggest CBD may have health benefits, such as in the management of treatment-resistant seizure disorders in children and adolescents with Dravet syndrome and Lennox Gastaut syndrome; however, as with marijuana, in general, there […]

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What is the correct reaction when governments finally do what they should have done years ago? I am trying to decide whether to holler “Hooray” or “What took you so long?” In this situation, the best reaction of all might be, “It’s good that you’re doing that, but now hurry up and finish.” Now, finally, […]

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The Trump administration is sounding the alarm against vaping products as health officials scramble to determine why some consumers are suddenly becoming sick from them. But while the administration’s pending bans on flavored e-cigarettes will no doubt influence the legal nicotine marketplace, they will have virtually no impact on the counterfeit cannabis vaping products associated […]

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Two Wisconsin brothers have been charged for their involvement in a massive operation that manufactured and sold counterfeit THC vaping cartridges — an “empire” that authorities estimate was one of the largest in the U.S. Police described 20-year-old Tyler Huffhines as the ringleader of a complex, multimillion-dollar vaping business that churned out thousands of THC-filled […]

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TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MediPharm Labs Corp. (TSX: LABS) (OTCQX: MEDIF) (FSE: MLZ) (“MediPharm Labs” or the “Company”), a leader in specialized, research-driven cannabis extraction and cannabinoid isolation, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, MediPharm Labs Inc., has received Organic Certification from Pro-Cert Organic Systems Ltd. (“Pro-Cert”).  Pro-Cert is one […]

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CLOSE The Associated Press commissioned laboratory testing of vape products sold as CBD and found dangerous synthetic marijuana instead of the natural cannabis extract. One of the samples belonged to Jay Jenkins who was hospitalized after vaping. (Sept. 16) AP, AP COLUMBUS – For months, the advice has been passed along among Ohio’s medical marijuana […]

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BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Sept. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Valeritas Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: VLRX), a medical technology company and maker of the V-Go® Wearable Insulin Delivery device, which uses its proprietary h-Patch™ technology, announced today data from its preclinical pharmacokinetic (PK) study of cannabidiol (CBD) subcutaneous infusion delivered via its h-Patch™ wearable drug delivery device have […]

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Posted in: Medical Science News | Medical Research News | Medical Condition News Tags: Angelman Syndrome, Anxiety, Brain, Cannabidiol, Cannabis, Cell, Cell Biology, Clinical Trial, Disability, Efficacy, Epilepsy, Medicine, Neuroscience, Pain, Physiology, Preclinical, Research, Seizure, Sleep, Speech … read more at: https://www.news-medical.net/news/20190918/Cannabidiol-may-alleviate-seizures-and-normalize-brain-rhythms-in-Angelman-syndrome.aspx

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Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic neurological disorder that gets worse with time. There is no known cure for this disease, which causes a lack of control over bodily movements, depression, cognitive decline, and more.  This condition can be a very debilitating disorder, because it can affect eating, sleeping, and many other vital bodily functions […]

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Sativex, a cannabis-based product, may help ease spasticity (stiff muscles) in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a German real-world study suggests. The study, “Real world experience of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in the treatment of spasticity using tetrahydrocannabinol:cannabidiol (THC:CBD),” was published recently in the journal BMC Neurology. Spasticity is a frequent symptom of ALS, […]

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