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Posts Tagged ‘Cannabidiol’

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

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.   Learn more  Source- by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director blog.Norml.org 7/29/15  

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Cannabis Compound Heals Bones?

  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 that broken bones healed faster and stronger when a patient was given the cannabinoid cannabidiol, also known as CBD.   CBD is…

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Cannabis Gains Worldwide Support

  Cannabis is gaining support worldwide as legislators push to decriminalize cannabis based on undeniable evidence of its medical benefits.  Read more   Justin Kander 3/15/14 medicaljane.com

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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…

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CBD strains

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

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Federal Bill Introduced to Legalize CBD

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 generates a marijuana high. Read more

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New Research into Cannabis and Cancer

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 previously unknown “signaling platforms” in cells that allow THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis known for producing the…

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Call To Action

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, I have seen thousands of cases respond favorably to medical cannabis.  State by state, patient by patient, cannabis is returning to…

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