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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, […]

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 […]

Global Cannabidiol Oil (CBD Oil) Market Research 2018 – By Applications Anxiety, Fibromyalgia (FM), Diabetes

Global Cannabidiol Oil (CBD Oil) Market 2018 is helping in the economic growth of both the developed and the developing nations. Due to booming industrial demands and technological advancements, the importance of the Global Cannabidiol Oil (CBD Oil) Market has been raised around the world. The Global Cannabidiol Oil (CBD Oil) Market has shown an incredible […]

Cannabis for pets offers promise but vets urge caution

Cannabis products aimed at pets are producing excited testimonials from owners and warnings from veterinarians who caution against turning cats and dogs into guinea pigs by giving them products that have not been properly tested. While hemp chews and other treats have been on the market for some time, they have lately been joined by […]

How to Use CBD: Should You Inhale, Spray, Apply, or Eat It?

CBD, a cannabis extract touted for its potential health benefits, can now be found in a dizzying array of products and forms. In dozens of states, health food stores, pharmacies, and even supermarkets and restaurants are carrying CBD products. That includes pills, oils, balms, vaping devices (like e-cigarettes), and edibles, including gummy bears, honey, coffees, […]

Cannabidiol Increases Inflammatory Suppressor Cells, New MS Mouse Study Shows

Non-psychoactive cannabidiol (CBD), one of the active compounds in medical cannabis, significantly reduced clinical signs of multiple sclerosis (MS)-like disease in an experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis mouse model. Researchers found that CBD promoted the increase of inflammatory-suppressor cells called myeloid-derived suppressor cells. The findings were reported in the study “Cannabidiol Attenuates Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis Model of Multiple Sclerosis Through […]

What Is CBD Oil, and Does It Really Work?

The popularity of medical marijuana is soaring, and among the numerous products consumers are seeking are cannabis oils — the most in-demand of which is referred to simply as CBD oil. A wealth of marketing material, blogs and anecdotes claim that cannabis oils can cure whatever ails you, even cancer. But the limited research doesn’t […]

Sea of Green: As First Legal Harvest Nears, What Will Hemp Mean for SC Agriculture?

Fields of pointy green leaves gently stir in the hot South Carolina breeze, soaking up the sun’s rays that will further spur the growth of this crop that hasn’t been able to be legally grown in-state since the early 20th century. Nat Bradford, a seasoned farmer known for his heirloom watermelons, is one of 20 […]

Republicans tout hemp’s potential

In May of 2014, the longest landslide in Colorado’s recorded history killed three people and nearly buried Collbran, a small agricultural community in the western part of the state. From the urban Front Range, Margaret MacKenzie placed frantic calls to her 69-year-old mother, whose ranch, she feared, was directly in the path of the rocks […]

CBD Oil stops devastating seizures in 9-year-old girl

“Every seizure she has affects her brain,” says her mother Amber. “It’s taken it’s told she’s developmentally behind because of the seizures she’s had. She can’t feed herself, she can’t talk.” Amber says something had to give after trying over 10 different medications over the last several years. Amber says the medications had a sedating […]