CBD

Director of NIDA says that CBD is a “safe drug”

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The director of the US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Nora Volkow, believes that cannabidiol (CBD)  is “a safe drug with no addictive effects.”  Volkow added that it may have value for many medical conditions. […]

Cannabis Compound Heals Bones?

 

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Scientists are researching another medical benefit of cannabis.  The research shows that the cannabinoid CBD in cannabis helps heal bone fractures.   The  study, published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, shows […]

CBD -The Facts

CBD, or cannabidiol, is quickly changing the debate surrounding the use of marijuana as a medicine.

Here are five facts that you should know about CBD:

 

1. CBD is a key ingredient in cannabis

 

2. CBD is non-psychoactive

 

3. CBD has a wide range of medical benefits

According to a 2013 review published in […]

CBD strains

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High CBD low THC cannabis allows patients to benefit from the therapeutic effects of cannabis without feeling a high or psychoactive effect.

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Bill To Legalize CBD excludes many patients and therapeutic properties of cannabis

 

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While the bill introduced to congress may be seen as a positive by many who rely on CBD for treatment, it will exclude many medical cannabis patients, including children seizure patients who rely on the many […]

Medical Marijuana for Children with Seizures

This  news video of an Integr8 Health patient chronicles how medical cannabis has changed her life.

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Federal Bill Introduced to Legalize CBD

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The bill, sponsored by Reps. Scott Perry (R-Pa.), Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) and Paul Broun (R-Ga.), says therapeutic hemp and CBD “shall not be treated as controlled substances.” Both treatments contain little of the psychoactive substance that […]

New Research into Cannabis and Cancer

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Scientists have long known that compounds derived from marijuana have some cancer fighting properties, but a recent discovery demonstrates how exactly one compound may fight tumors.

Published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, the research reveals two […]

Call To Action

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April 14, 2014

Dear Patients and Friends,

I am calling you to action.  Now is the time to demand that the Obama Administration remove marijuana (cannabis) from the Controlled Substance Act.

As a physician, […]

Study: Compound in Medical Marijuana Holds Promise For Treating Psychosis

Thursday, 19 December 2013

Study: Cannabidiol Holds Promise For Treating Psychosis

Utrecht, The Netherlands: Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychotropic cannabinoid, alleviates psychotic symptoms and may hold promise as an alternative antipsychotic […]