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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

The FDA’s approval of CBD-based Epidiolex and its potential implications

As of this summer, medical marijuana is legal in 30 states and Washington, D.C. Nine of those states, plus D.C., have also legalized marijuana for recreational purposes. Although the federal government has not been as quick in its acceptance of cannabis, it’s clear that the cultural perception of the drug is changing. Perhaps nowhere is […]

Cannabidiol Reduces Signs of Multiple Sclerosis in Mouse Study

Non-psychoactive cannabinoid (CBD) reduced the clinical signs of multiple sclerosis (MS) and delayed disease onset in an experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) mouse model, according to a new study published in Frontiers in Immunology. Marijuana CBD has been reported to exhibit anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective effects, demonstrating a potential therapeutic benefit for individuals with autoimmune diseases, including MS. […]

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 […]