MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -Mexico's nascent legal cannabis industry on Thursday welcomed its first company authorized to grow at commercial scale, focused on a booming niche market that mostly sidesteps the mind-altering qualities of the plant's flowers. The local unit of Canada's Xebra Brands is the first company to obtain permits to cultivate, process, produce and market cannabis … [Read more...] about Mexico’s legal cannabis business takes next step with CBD-focused firm
Oxford study to trial cannabis-based medicine as treatment for psychosis
CBD is one of the chemicals found in marijuana but it does not contain tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the ingredient that produces a feeling of intoxication. Oxford scientists are to launch a major global trial to investigate whether cannabis-based medicine can treat people with psychosis or psychotic symptoms. Currently, cannabidiol (CBD) is only prescribed for a small number of … [Read more...] about Oxford study to trial cannabis-based medicine as treatment for psychosis
Valley Sparkling Water. Good Stuff.
Valley Sparkling Water. Good Stuff. Right here in CTAuthors Note:I’m once again late to the party on this… BUT WHO CARES?!?!? LOOK WHAT I FOUND!Blueberries, I really do enjoy these small little round wonders of the mountain-berry flavor landscape. They have beautiful color schemes that range between blues and purples; sometimes both on the same berry. Often, they're baked into … [Read more...] about Valley Sparkling Water. Good Stuff.
Republican congressmen want answers from FDA on cannabis CBD regulations
A pair of By: Jonathan Block, on SeekingAlpha Republican congressmen are asking US FDA Commissioner Robert Califf to answer questions on why there is a lack of regulations on CBD, a compound found in cannabis also present in some food products and supplements. Reps. Morgan Griffith (R-Va) and Brett Guthrie (R-Ky) noted in a recent letter that while CBD, which is a … [Read more...] about Republican congressmen want answers from FDA on cannabis CBD regulations
The Evolution of the CBD Regulatory Landscape
Fred Gebhart on Drug Topics Journal No federal agency has taken charge of regulating cannabidiol products, leaving decisions up to the individual states. At best, the regulation of cannabidiol (CBD) in the United States can be described as patchwork. On a federal level, any part or constituent of Cannabis sativa plants, more commonly known as cannabis or marijuana, is a … [Read more...] about The Evolution of the CBD Regulatory Landscape
High-quality human clinical trials needed to determine the benefits of CBD for heart disease patients
News provided by News-Medical.net As cannabidiol (CBD) use rises, high-quality randomized clinical trials are needed to determine if anti-inflammatory benefits of CBD for heart disease seen in preclinical data will work in a real-world setting, according to research presented at ACC Latin America 2022 Together with CardioAcademic. A review of existing studies found no clinical … [Read more...] about High-quality human clinical trials needed to determine the benefits of CBD for heart disease patients
High-Strength THC Balanced With CBD Is Better For Your Brain, Study Shows
By Benzinga Staff on www.thefrenchtoast.com Study Highlights The researchers used data from another study that examined the brain activity of 17 healthy participants taking various marijuana strains (some high in both THC and CBD, others high in THC but without CBD, and placebo), using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). In this new research, Wall and his colleagues … [Read more...] about High-Strength THC Balanced With CBD Is Better For Your Brain, Study Shows
CBD products prohibited by DoD, Air Force.
By Staff Sgt. Kristen Pittman 403rd Wing Public Affairs On the Official United States Air Force Website www.403wg.afrc.af.mil KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- A simple search of “CBD near me” populates around 20 shops that sell cannabidiol products within a 15-mile radius of Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. For those that prefer online shopping, there are thousands upon … [Read more...] about CBD products prohibited by DoD, Air Force.
Challenge the label?
Right now, you can find CBD products in dispensaries (where available), salons, gas stations and all over the internet. You can now ever find CBD products in a variety of other places, including large retails such as Walmart, CVS, and Starbucks.The 2018 farm bill separated hemp from cannabis per legal definition, making it legal to manufacture and/or buy anywhere in the United … [Read more...] about Challenge the label?
Lots of ‘THC-free’ CBD products contain THC: Study. It has been an ongoing problem…
You might be getting a little unwanted something extra when you buy a CBD product at your local grocers or supplements store, a new study warns. About 60% of CBD products tested in the lab also contain THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the chemical in pot that causes intoxication, researchers report in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Most products contained just trace … [Read more...] about Lots of ‘THC-free’ CBD products contain THC: Study. It has been an ongoing problem…