Category Archives: CBD

Colombia Removes Ban On Dry Flower Exports

Colombia boosts budding cannabis industry by removing ban on dry flower exports Nelson Bocanegra 2 minute read Cannabis plants are seen inside a greenhouse of the Clever Leaves company in Pesca, Colombia October 2, 2019. Picture taken October 2, 2019. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez BOGOTA, July 23 (Reuters) – Colombia on Friday gave the green light for exports of dried cannabis for

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Practical considerations in medical cannabis administration and dosing

Caroline A. MacCallum, Ethan B. Russo YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE FULL PAPER BELOW: Cannabis has been employed medicinally throughout history, but its recent legal prohibition, biochemical complexity and variability, quality control issues, previous dearth of appropriately powered randomised controlled trials, and lack of pertinent education have conspired to leave clinicians in the dark as to how to advise patients pursuing

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SEEDSMAN SPECIAL | CANNABIS LEGALISATION IN CANADA: CAN WE DO IT BETTER?

The legalisation of recreational cannabis use in Canada in 2018 felt groundbreaking. By SEEDSMAN’s Hattie Wells June 10, 2021 6 min read The realisation of a long-held dream for many relatively quickly rolled out, provided a beacon of hope: that the cannabis plant would finally be liberated, that cannabis laws could no longer be used to maintain social and racial

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This is what you need to know about Terpenes and Terpenoids: UPDATED

The primary most studied psychotropic cannabinoid for its effects on the human psyche and medicinal uses have been Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). In the past, it was believed that only cannabinoids played a crucial role in boosting medicinal and therapeutic effects in the human body. Nowadays, we know cannabis has over four hundred chemical compounds and that they interact with each other

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UK | CANNABIS & HEMP NEWS BANK HOLIDAY SPECIAL

London Is Open A three-part series from Cannabis Europa and Prohibition Partners, exploring the promising opportunities for successful medicinal cannabis and CBD companies listing on the London stock markets this year.Learn More New Cannabis Industry CouncilAims To Create A Single Unified Cannabis Voice For The UKLearn More Irish medical cannabisCampaigner Vera Twomey has called on the Government to change course on drug

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HEALTH CANADA’s HEMP VARIETIES | This YEARS INCLUDES CBD

HEALTH CANADA: List of Approved Cultivars This is an update on the new List of Approved Cultivars in Canada for 2021. They now have the first year of high CBD varieties that currently fit within the .03% THC regulations. 1 cultivar (CBF1) is from Canada, the rest have been developed in the US. All of these varieties must meet AOACA

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Alphagreen’s HUGE SEEDRS crowdfunding raise

Alphagreen Europe’s leading CBD marketplace covering 150+ brands in medical cannabis and alternative healthcare has raised 69% of their £1,000,040 target, raising £699,201 from 41 investors! BUSINESS OVERVIEW Location London, United Kingdom Website alphagreen.io/ Sectors Healthcare Mixed Digital/Non-Digital Mixed B2B/B2C Company number 12249253 Incorporation date 8 Oct 2019 INVESTMENT SUMMARY Type Equity  Valuation (pre-money) £10M Equity offered 9.09% Tax relief EIS BUSINESS

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The Pharmacology of Cannabis Cannabinoids and Terpenes by Dr. Ethan Russo

Clearly Understanding The Basics To Pharmacokinetics This is such a perfectly simple explanation of a complicated subject with CBD at it’s heart, that we thought it invaluable to re-share! Dr Ethan Russo, speaking with passion about his expertise, as always. Extracts from The Cannabis Hemp Conference and Expo Published 22nd Jun 2017 | Updated 27th March 2021     SOURCE,

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A breakthrough for full spectrum CBD – EIHA Novel Food Consortium passes administrative check by the FSA

Press release23 March 2021 We are delighted to announce that both regular/full-spectrum and natural isolate products of EIHA consortium partners can remain for sale on the UK market, following both applications passing the key administrative check by the UK FSA.The FSA has confirmed to EIHA that both applications were considered to be compliant with the administrative requirements. However, the official

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REVIEW: SEEDSMAN LAUNCHES HIGH CBDV AND THCV STRAINS

STRAINS March 19, 2021 Seedsman are excited to launch two brand new medicinal Seedsman strains: CBDV 1:1 Auto and Diet Durban THCV 1:1 Auto. These novel strains emphasise the production of two lesser-known cannabinoids CBDV and THCV. You may or may not be aware of these cannabinoids, but on account of their potential therapeutic effects, they warrant a place in

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HOW CBD WORKS | Project cbd special

Learn how CBD works with your body’s endocannabinoid system Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-intoxicating component of the cannabis plant, has generated significant interest among scientists and physicians in recent years—but how CBD exerts its therapeutic impact on a molecular level is still being sorted out. Cannabidiol is a pleiotropic drug in that it produces many effects through multiple molecular pathways. The scientific literature

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October ROUND UP NEWS, REVIEWS and EVENTS | The Hemp Club 1/11/20

MEDICAL CANNABIS, CBD & EVENTS NEWS Billy Caldwell: victory for family as teenager finally given lifelong NHS medicinal cannabis prescription CONNECTING YOU TO THE GLOBAL CANNABIS INDUSTRY FROM ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD Israeli Cannabis Co. Univo Will Enter The U.K. Market Medicinal cannabis: MPs back use for epileptic children Consultation on Regulatory Framework for Cannabis-derived Products for Export The EU

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Mid Week UK and EU Roundup @ The Hemp Club

MEDICAL CANNABIS AND CBD NEWS UK Manufactured Medical Cannabis Range Launched! CBPM’s very own range of full spectrum medical cannabis oils, manufactured on-site in their licensed UK manufacturing facility Emails prove Irish farmers got in touch with the Health Department to talk about the next steps, which might see Ireland the next European cannabis powerhouse immediately. European Pharmaceutical Company STADA

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THE HEMP CLUB | UK and LATIN AMERICA CANNABIS NEWS

UK NEWS & EVENTS Halo Labs Acquires Canmart To Distribute Medical Cannabis To UK Pharmacies BODY SHOP: Founder, Dame Anita Roddick, was a trailblazer when she introduced the world to our Hemp range. Fast forward a few years and they proudly present their new CBD range! Join them for the 2nd edition of their world leading four-day virtual cannabis conference. Connect

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PROHIBITION PARTNERS SPECIAL | UK CBD MARKET FACING SHAKE UP

Over the last two years, the UK CBD market has enjoyed low barriers to entry, a lack of regulatory standards and extremely high premiums for inconsistent high street products. July 17th, 2020 Eoin Keenan However, consumers are advancing their knowledge of CBD and expecting a higher-grade product in return for their investment. With the introduction of real consumer brands on

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DR ETHAN RUSSO | “No Strain, No Gain”

The Entourage Effect: PERSPECTIVE ARTICLE Front. Plant Sci., 09 January 2019 UPDATED 14th July 2020 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.01969 Quoted from Dr. Ethan Russo Dear Colleagues, Please note that the article, The Case for the Entourage Effect and Conventional Breeding of Clinical Cannabis: No “Strain,” No Gain, has just been published and is available for download, open source. Thus, you are welcome

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Update: Researchers Are Looking At Cannabis As A Potential Way To Prevent COVID-19

UPDATED 5th July 2020 |. COMMENTARY FROM MEDICAL JOURNAL (click this link for full article and commentary) Commenter: Amanda Mealer-McArtor The commenter has declared there is no conflict of interests. Comment: Looking at the results, it is incorrect to state that the effects seen on protein expression were due to THC or CBD, as opposed to other components in the

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PROJECT CBD SPECIAL | CANNABIS, CBD & COVID-19

What science says about CBD as an anti-viral agent. And, how prohibition is making a bad situation worse. By Martin A. Lee and Tiffany Devitt on March 26, 2020 With the worldwide death toll from the coronavirus rising exponentially, The Lancet drew attention to “accumulating evidence” that indicates “patients with severe COVID-19 might have a cytokine storm syndrome.” Characterized by intense immune overreaction

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Medical Mondays with PROJECT CBD

WHAT IS CBD? INTRO TO CBD Cannabidiol (CBD) is a naturally occurring compound found in the resinous flower of cannabis, a plant with a rich history as a medicine going back thousands of years. Today the therapeutic properties of CBD are being tested and confirmed by scientists and doctors around the world. A safe, non-addictive substance, CBD is one of more than a hundred “phytocannabinoids,” which are unique to cannabis and

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MEDICAL MONDAYS | PROJECT CBD SPECIAL REPORT

Comments to the Food & Drug Administration on CBD and Cannabis Project CBD is a California-based educational nonprofit that reports on developments in cannabis science and therapeutics. Founded in 2010, Project CBD was instrumental in introducing cannabidiol (CBD) to the medical cannabis community in California. Interest in CBD spread from that community to become the hugely popular cultural phenomenon that it is today. Subject to little manufacturing oversight, the unregulated CBD market

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FARMERS FRIDAY | PRODUCT EARTH, BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND 23 – 25 AUGUST

The UK’s Premier Hemp, CBD and Cannabis event is starting Friday week! Product Earth is now in it’s fourth year and has gathered unstoppable momentum. This year they have taken over the spectacular National Agricultural Exhibition Centre at Stoneleigh Park. They have partnered with the British Hemp Association and The ASTM will also be speaking to produce an event that

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DEVELOPMENTS IN THE EUROPEAN CANNABIS MARKET | European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Addiction PAPERS

Content: Introduction (p. 3) l Herbal cannabis (p. 4) l Cannabis resin (p. 6) l Concentrated extracts of cannabis (p. 10) l Edibles (p. 12) l Synthetic cannabinoids (p. 13) l Cannabis-based medicinal products (p. 13) l Conclusions (p. 15) l References (p. 16) l Acknowledgements (p. 19) Key points: This publication reviews how a number of factors impact on the

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MEDICAL MONDAYS | PROJECT CBD’s DOSAGE GUIDE

Optimizing one’s therapeutic use; thanks to Martin Lee @ PROJECT CBD High dose? Low dose? CBD? THC? Optimising one’s therapeutic use of cannabis may take some experimentation. BY MARTIN A. LEE ON MAY 16, 2018 (UPDATED ON APRIL 1, 2019) It can be relatively easy to experience medical benefits from cannabis. A puff or two of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-rich flower can do the trick for a lot

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Wednesday Report: FDA Hearing 31st May 2019/ Cannabis-Derived Compounds

“The Food and Drug Administration is announcing a public hearing to obtain scientific data and information about the safety, manufacturing, product quality, marketing, labeling, and sale of products containing cannabis or cannabis-derived compounds” PUBLIC HEARING Scientific Data and Information about Products Containing Cannabis or Cannabis-Derived Compounds; Public HearingMAY 31, 2019 On This Page Event Information Event Materials Date:May 31, 2019Time:May

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Medical Mondays @ TheHempClub.co.uk

What is the cannabinoid receptor-2 (CB2). Similar to CB1, CB2 is a G protein receptor that serves as a target for endocannabinoids and phytocannabinoids. These CB2 receptors are primarily immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory. They are expressed on the cell membranes of B cells, T cells and macrophages. When signaled, CB2 receptors are generally inhibitory to immune cell activation. Expression of CB2

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PROJECT CBD TUESDAY | Arthritis: CBD Articles/ Abstracts

Featured articles on Arthritis | Cannabinoid Treatment for Rheumatism: Greg Gerdeman, PhD Arthritis is an inflammation of one or more of your joints. There are many different types, including osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Symptoms may include joint pain, stiffness, or swelling. About one in five people have arthritis. It is more common in women, and people with heart disease or diabetes. Greg Gerdeman, former assistant professor

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Saturday Special | THE EIHA’s POSITION ON HEMP EXTRACTS

EIHA PRESENTATION ON HEMP EXTRACT BY: Lorenza Romanese EIHA Managing Director Daniel Kruse, Board Member Tony Reeves, Advisory Committee 12 March 2019, WG PAFF Committee Who is EIHA and who do they represent: • Originally formed almost 19 years ago; officially founded in 2005. Based in Brussels and Cologne • The only pan-European consortium in the industrial hemp sector •

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Medical Monday | PROJECT CBD LAUNCHED RESEARCH PLATFORM TO STUDY CBD EFFICACY

A HUGE THANK YOU TO: ProjectCBD for this information and survey by PROJECT CBD ON NOVEMBER 28, 2018 Calling all CBD users, FOR FULL ARTICLE AND LINKS TO SURVEY FOLLOW THIS LINK Whether your remedy is fresh flower or concentrate, tincture or vape oil, cannabis or hemp-derived—we’re asking you to share your CBD experience by participating in a user-friendly, interactive research survey. Give us feedback about what’s

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The Weekend Round-Up @ The Hemp Club 27/01/19

Thanks to all below | For full articles click the header links. The Case for the Entourage Effect and Conventional Breeding of Clinical Cannabis: No “Strain,” No Gain International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute, Prague, Czechia The topic of Cannabis curries controversy in every sphere of influence, whether politics, pharmacology, applied therapeutics or even botanical taxonomy. Debate as to the speciation

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The Hemp Club Monthly Organic UK CBD Review

CannaCBD – High-Quality Innovation for a healthy body and mind We received some samples from Gregory Land at CannaCBD, their products are totally organic, innovative and of the highest quality. I recently gave their Canna CBD Joint Cream to an arthritis suffer that promptly reported reduced pain and inflammation.  A fantastic product and highly recommended by The Hemp Club. Their Canna

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Organic Regenerative Cannabis Cultivation Conference

VANCOUVER – BRITISH COLUMBIA  The Science of Organic Regenerative Cannabis Cultivation Conference January 11-13, 2019 Ticket available here:  https://www.regenerativeorganiccannabis.com/vancouver-british-columbia Well Done Canada, you are the first, and thanks for highlighting that we need this plant in our daily lives “The goal is to grow organically and to become regenerative. With this all in mind our focus and tool belt will

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Farmers Friday – Discover Hemp

DISCOVER THE HEMP PLANT Hemp could just be the light at the end of the tunnel for our ecological issues and can massively lessen our carbon print; giving us, at last, a guarantee to our indeterminate future. The building materials and textiles produced from its strands outweigh the uses of cotton and cotton’s destruction of our planet.  Hemp will also

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CBD Has Gone Mainstream

POSTED ON OCTOBER 20, 2018NATURAL LIVING 🔊 Listen to Article CBD has gone mainstream – this is nullification in action.If there was ever any doubt, it completely vanished last month when Consumer Reports ran an article titled “How to Shop for CBD.” You don’t get much more mainstream than Consumer Reports. Cannabidiol (CBD) is derived from cannabis – generally in the form of industrial hemp. It has

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Tilray Uses Stock to Acquire Chilean Distribution Partner

Source: https://www.newcannabisventures.com/tilray-uses-stock-to-acquire-chilean-distribution-partner/ NANAIMO, British Columbia & SANTIAGO, Chile, October 9, 2018 — (Business Wire) — Tilray, Inc. (NASDAQ: TLRY), a global leader in cannabis research and production, today announced that it has completed an acquisition of its existing import and distribution partner Alef Biotechnology SpA (“Alef”). The acquisition will allow Tilray to import, produce and distribute Tilray branded medical cannabis products in

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