Category Archives: Style

CBD oil offers hope, promising results for children battling autism

JERUSALEM — Adi Aran knows why families are willing to drive hours to see him. “I believe they come to me because nothing else is working,” said the Israeli doctor. “We are giving them hope. Yes, I think it’s the hope.” The hope Aran is talking about comes in a 10-milliliter bottle. It is cannabis […]

The ABCs of CBD Oil – Part 2

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – Various hemp plant products have grown in popularity. Now CBD oil seems to be taking the supplement industry by storm. Users and distributors claim it treats a host of ailments from insomnia and pain to anxiety and seizures. Tony Falasca started making CBD oil on his own after seizures brought him to […]

CBD Gummies Are Being Used To Treat Anxiety, Sleeplessness, And More

CBD (cannabidiol) oil, gummies, lotions, and more are being advertised on the internet, in magazines and other places. There are many claims being made that CBD can treat seemingly anything that ails you. CBD is legal in all 50 states as it is derived from hemp, and so it can be purchased in shops and […]

Extract of cannabis ‘can ease’ psychosis

The chemical cannabidiol, or CBD, an extract derived from cannabis, appears to reduce psychotic symptoms by reducing brain function abnormalities, according to a new study. Bhattacharyya explains the motivation for the recent study, saying, “The mainstay of current treatment for people with psychosis are drugs that were first discovered in the 1950s and unfortunately do not work for everyone”. The […]

Europe’s Medical Cannabis Markets: The Next Frontier

As the North American cannabis markets mature and become saturated with competing licensed producers, Europe’s early-stage cannabis market may represent the next frontier for pioneering companies looking to break into the industry.  Home to more than 740 million people, Europe has twice the population size of Canada and the US combined. ArcView Market Research and BDS Analytics […]

CBD Company Charlotte’s Web Debuts IPO

Colorado-based cannabidiol company, Charlotte’s Web completed its Initial Public Offering in Canada on August 30, 2018. The company’s shares trade on the Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE”) under the ticker symbol “CWEB” and debuted at C$7.00 (US $5.40) per share. Charlotte’s Web Holdings, Inc. (formerly Stanley Brothers Holdings Inc.), is the producer of Charlotte’s Web, which […]

CBD Oil Charge Dismissed

A felony case involving hemp oil in Teton County has been dismissed. In July, a Montana woman was stopped by police officers in Teton County. Anita Maddux was charged with felony possession of CBD oil containing THC. Cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are the two main compounds found in Cannabis plants. CBD is extracted from the hemp plant, whereas THC is […]

David Crosby Launches Exploratory Weed Brand, Predicts CBD Will Become ‘A Hugely Successful Painkiller’

As perhaps the world’s most identifiable hippie, David Crosby says his face belongs on a package of pot. The 77-year-old singer-songwriter is pursuing a cannabis licensing opportunity under the working name “Mighty Croz.” “My face, my mustache, my balding head, and my white hair have been on all these records for 50 good—- years, so I’m hugely […]

Cannabis is booming in Topeka, but these products won’t get you high

The market for hemp-based wellness products, an industry expected to be worth billions of dollars in a few years, is burgeoning in Topeka. Business has been so strong locally for CBD American Shaman, a nationwide franchise selling cannabidiol products that opened its first Topeka location last year, that owner Jason Todack expanded by opening a […]

Medical scare compels man to open CBD oil store in DeForest

DEFOREST, Wis. – Kari Dorn’s medical scare happened in June this year. “They told me I had a huge brain mass,” Dorn said. After a trip to the hospital, she found out she had a brain tumor. Her first seizure happened on July 13 of this year. “My seizures at those times were lasting about 40 […]