Tag Archives: CBD Health

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 […]

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 […]

THC vs. CBD for Pain: The Differences and Interactions

With the widespread legalization of medical marijuana, many people turn to the drug for a more natural pain relief method. As a natural pain-relief drug, some experts consider cannabis more suitable for your body than the synthetic pharmaceuticals available. The reasoning behind this is that the body can metabolize natural chemicals better than synthetic ones […]

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 […]

Study: Cannabidiol Reduces Brain Function Abnormalities in Psychosis

New research shows cannabidiol (CBD) may help readjust brain activity to alleviate abnormal functions, underscoring its potential therapeutic effect for psychosis, according to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry. CBD, a non-intoxicating compound found in cannabis, has been investigated in several therapeutic areas. Although evidence supports CBD’s beneficial effects for psychotic disorders, the exact brain mechanisms […]

Cannabidiol Shows Potential as Psychosis Treatment

In a group of young people at high risk of psychosis, a single dose of the cannabis extract cannabidiol (CBD) reduced brain function abnormalities in regions implicated in psychosis, according to a study published online in JAMA Psychiatry. The double-blind trial included 33 people who were experiencing psychotic symptoms but were not yet diagnosed with psychosis, […]