Cannabinoids

FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns

March 11, 2019

The commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, Scott Gottlieb, announced Tuesday March 5th that he is resigning the position, effective in one month. Gottlieb won approval from many as an effective advocate for public health. Within the Trump administration, he stood out for his efforts to more tightly regulate several industries; he’s been particularly […]

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Federal farm bill passes U.S. Senate

December 11, 2018

U.S. lawmakers have reached an agreement on a farm bill that leaves out a proposal to tighten food stamps criteria backed by President Donald Trump, and offers some financial certainty to farmers suffering from the U.S. trade war with China. The bill passed the Senate 87-13. Congressional staffers are expecting the House to vote by […]

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Final Farm Bill Would Make Hemp Legal, Other Details Revealed

December 6, 2018

With the end in sight for the 2018 U.S. Farm Bill, which contains provisions likely to grant hemp full agricultural legalization, and revenues from existing hemp products rising, hemp farmers are seeing reasons for excitement this fall. The Farm Bill is set to finally pass through Congress in the near future. Predicted hemp revenues for […]

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Marijuana Could Improve the Memory of Older People, Study Finds

December 6, 2018

Researchers from the University of Bonn in Germany and Hebrew University in Jerusalem (Israel) have done a study to investigate whether cannabis can improve brain function once endocannabinoid system (ECS) activity is increased by administering cannabis. Lead researcher Andreas Zimmer and his team got three categories of mice for this study. The first group of […]

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Cannabidiol shows sustained effects against depression for seven days

September 13, 2018

A recent study found that a single dose of cannabidiol in rats with symptoms of depression was highly effective, eliminating the symptoms on the same day and maintaining the beneficial effects for a week. The findings reinforce those of prior research showing that cannabidiol, a component of Cannabis sativa, the plant most commonly used to […]

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Cannabis extract helps reset brain function in psychosis

September 6, 2018

Research from King’s College London has found that a single dose of the cannabis extract cannabidiol can help reduce brain function abnormalities seen in people with psychosis. Results from a new MRC-funded trial, published in?JAMA Psychiatry, provide the first evidence of how cannabidiol acts in the brain to reduce psychotic symptoms. Cannabidiol, also referred to […]

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World’s Only Hops-Derived CBD Product

August 10, 2018

Medical Marijuana, Inc.?(OTC: MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in?the United States, today announced that it has garnered global news coverage in Westword newspaper and other outlets for its partnership with Peak Health to distribute the first-ever, and only, hops (Kriya brand Humulus)-derived cannabidiol (CBD) product ImmunAg?. “We are honored to have our Real […]

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World-Renowned Neurosurgeon, Health and Nutrition Expert, Dr. Joseph Maroon, Joins CV Sciences, Inc. Board of Directors

August 9, 2018

CV Sciences, Inc.?(OTCQB:CVSI) (the “Company,” “CV Sciences,” “our” or “we”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Maroon, MD, FACS (“Dr. Maroon”), to its Board of Directors. Dr. Maroon is a clinical professor and vice chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery and the Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh Medical […]

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Cannabinoids, The Heart of the Matter

August 3, 2018

GB Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) is pleased to announce the publication of a review article co-authored by GB Sciences and key collaborators in the Journal of the American Heart Association, which explains the potential medical benefits of using cannabinoid-based therapies for the treatment of heart diseases. GB Sciences’ own Chief Science Officer, Dr.?Andrea Small-Howard, joins […]

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