Marijuana extract sharply cuts seizures in severe form of epilepsy - Cannabis News

An oil derived from the marijuana plant sharply reduces violent seizures in young people suffering from a rare, severe form of epilepsy, according to a study published Wednesday that gives more hope to parents who have been clamoring for access to the medication.

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Study: Compound in marijuana seems to help with severe form of epilepsy - Cannabis News

A compound found in marijuana halves the risk of certain seizures in people who have a severe form of epilepsy, a new study shows.

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Cannabis could help treat stress, PTSD and phobias – Cannabis News

Anxiety is driven by fear – research suggests that cannabidiol dilutes fear by changing the brain’s activity.

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Indiana lawmakers consider allowing hemp in treatment of epilepsy – Cannabis News

A bill allowing children with epilepsy to use hemp extract will be heading to the Senate floor for a vote, though some lawmakers were concerned about the need or potential abuse of the product.

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Indiana lawmakers consider allowing hemp in treatment of epilepsy – Cannabis News

A bill allowing children with epilepsy to use hemp extract will be heading to the Senate floor for a vote, though some lawmakers were concerned about the need or potential abuse of the product.

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A neurobiologist says medical marijuana could solve the US opioid abuse crisis – Cannabis

Americans are in pain. Over 2.5 million people in the US are addicted to opioids, the US Department of Health and Human Services reports. About 80 die daily from opioid overdoses. It’s gotten so bad that even conservative state legislators want to legalize medical marijuana, arguing it’s a safer, less addictive pain killer.

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Georgians battling for cannabis oil willing to break law – Cannabis News

ATLANTA -- The controversial fight to expand Georgia’s medical marijuana law got off the ground at the state capitol Wednesday.

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Georgians battling for cannabis oil willing to break law – Cannabis News

ATLANTA -- The controversial fight to expand Georgia’s medical marijuana law got off the ground at the state capitol Wednesday.

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Hemp Profit Gets Real – Cannabis News

Industry insiders believe industrial hemp is on a slow-burn toward titan crop status and will be the fastest growing segment of agricultural crops during the next 15 years.

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Medical marijuana backers in Indiana take hope in bill hearing – Cannabis News

INDIANAPOLIS — When the Indiana Legislature allowed a Senate committee to hear testimony on a medical marijuana-related bill, some proponents saw a glimmer of hope.

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Medical marijuana backers in Indiana take hope in bill hearing – Cannabis News

INDIANAPOLIS — When the Indiana Legislature allowed a Senate committee to hear testimony on a medical marijuana-related bill, some proponents saw a glimmer of hope.

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How Cannabis Beauty Products Could Change the Red Carpet Game – Cannabis News

As the legality of marijuana experiences a major shift, the prevalence of CBD- and THC-infused products is becoming more mainstream for the beauty and therapeutics industries.

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Cannabis ingredient to be classed as medicine in UK – Cannabis News

Products that contain a cannabis-based ingredient called cannabidiol, or CBD, are to be classed as medicines by the UK medicines regulator from this year.

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A powerful new form of medical marijuana, without the high – Cannabis News

Thousands of people around the country are using high-CBD marijuana.

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Utah to study effects of hemp oil on children with epilepsy – Cannabis News

Still in the early stages, results from the study aren't expected until 2018.

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Utah to study effects of hemp oil on children with epilepsy – Cannabis News

Still in the early stages, results from the study aren't expected until 2018.

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Researchers report highest-resolution model to date of brain receptor behind marijuana’s high – Cannabis News

DALLAS – Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center report the most detailed 3-D structure to date of the brain receptor that binds and responds to the chemical at the root of marijuana’s high.

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Attention all anxiety sufferers: you can now get relaxing cannabidiol milk and it’s delicious – Cannabis News

You can now get a 100% organic hemp milk which promises to sooth anxieties and pains, aid sleep and reduce stress – via CBD (cannabidiol) oil.

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UK Recognizes Marijuana Extract As Medicine – Cannabis News

It’s a small step toward a major government legitimizing medicinal marijuana.

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Hemp oil almost ready for Missouri – Cannabis News

The growing of hemp was approved in Missouri in 2014.

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