October 11, 2018

Conrod said her team took a “big data” approach to the study. They looked at 3,826 teens starting from seventh grade from 31 Montreal-area schools over the course of four years. The students who participated sent back annual reports that documented their level of alcohol and marijuana use. The researchers also gave the teens cognitive […]

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Tony Bryan said he went through the proper channels when he and his wife opened The CBD Oil store on Main Avenue in Northport four months ago. He spoke with Northport city leaders and law enforcement, explaining his products — derived from the cannabis plant that produces marijuana — don’t contain illegal THC that gets […]

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That study, titled “Pharmacokinetics, Safety, and Clinical Efficacy of Cannabidiol Treatment in Osteoarthritic Dogs,” was led by Dr. Joseph Wakshlag of Cornell University. Wakshlag and colleagues measured the effects of a particular hemp-based cannabidiol product—ElleVet Sciences’ proprietary hemp oil blend—on pain and arthritis in a small sample of dogs. The results were remarkable: More than […]

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A new observational study will ask 400 women to track their menstrual symptoms over the course of a few months during which they’ll administer marijuana suppositories. Marijuana suppositories are designed to alleviate the pain and stress of periods. The observational study is described as a “first step,” with the ultimate goal being a clinical trial […]

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Recently, U.S. Representative Matt Gaetz introduced the Medical Cannabis Research Act (the “Act”), which would facilitate and encourage federally-approved clinical trials testing the medicinal effects of chemicals found in the marijuana plant. The bill is notable because, if passed, it would bypass the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) as it relates to marijuana research licenses […]

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — Authorities are cracking down on businesses who sell cannabis oil or CBD oil based products. West Alabama Narcotics Task Force agents have started notifying businesses to remove products from the shelves.           The owner of a CBD store in Northport opened up just four months ago.   […]

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Sir Mike Penning, co-chairman of the cross-party parliamentary group on Medical Cannabis Under Prescription, welcomed the move but said there had been a “disappointing reaction” from many health professionals so far. “This formal announcement makes this a momentous day and I commend the Home Secretary for taking these bold and decisive steps,” he said. “It […]

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By Stephanie Garr The topic of cannabis (marijuana) has become far less taboo in recent years, but there are still many misconceptions—and fears—about its use as a medicinal plant. Cannabis is still an illegal product in most countries and can be difficult to obtain. More importantly, it is challenging to study. Still, an increasing amount […]

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