Category Archives: Health

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

Two Canadian researchers think that a special strain of cannabis might potentially be a valuable tool in the fight against COVID-19. The researchers, Olga and Igor Kovalchuck have reportedly been developing and testing a novel cannabis strain for years, except with the goal of creating a strain that helps to combat cancer and inflammation. When the pandemic hit, the duo

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MEDICAL MONDAYS | high vibe, plant based ingredients for youthful skin

By Shadi Ramey | Published 15th June 2020 THERE IS A DARK SIDE TO MAKEUP “A majority of makeup has a history of harming animals, while mineral makeup is friable, which has affects on our planet andbodies“ Her products are 100% chef created, plant based, organic, gluten, GMO, and cruelty free. All formulations can be made vegan, however she does

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NICOTINE & CANNABIS STRATEGIES 2020 – A VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE

ON NOW! Virtual Event: 08:45 AM EDT15th-16th June, 2020 The Hemp Club are exited to be partnered with Arena-International’s Virtual Conference. As you might be aware they are hosting a virtual event TODAY! – feel free to register and attend event: https://www.arena-international.com/nicocannvirtual/ FOLLOWING EVENT: ARENA INSIGHTS: GLOBAL CANNABIS STRATEGIES 2020 RELEASE DATE1st October 2020 The go-to guide for professionals in the

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MEDICAL MONDAYS | CBD – EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO START TO KNOW!

10/11/18 Last updated 18th May 2020 Individuals take or apply cannabidiol (CBD) to treat an assortment of ailments, however, there does seem to be a stigma attached to it! Many people are unclear about what it is and how it influences the human body. Cannabidiol (CBD) has many medical advantages, and the public may not know of them. Items containing

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MEDICAL MONDAYS | PROJECT CBD SPECIAL

CANNABIS, CBD & ANXIETY Could cannabidiol help us cope during stressful times? By Mary Biles on May 06, 2020 We are currently living through anxiety provoking times. The coronavirus is the perfect recipe to turn even the most laid back and centered among us into worrying wrecks, imagining the most catastrophic (although unlikely) outcomes for ourselves and our loved ones. And that,

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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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Dr. Ethan Russo | “No Strain, No Gain”

The Entourage Effect: PERSPECTIVE ARTICLE Front. Plant Sci., 09 January 2019 | 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 to distribute this freely as

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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 – 7 Basic facts CBD/ THC and its uses

Practical Advice on the Therapeutic Benefits of Cannabis and its Doses PDF article to download (see below) by Caroline MacCallum and Ethan Russo 1-  History Cannabis has been used as a medicine since the beginning of time, however its ongoing restriction, biochemical multifaceted nature and changeability, quality control issues, a past need for properly carried out randomized controlled trials, and

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CANNABINOIDS FOR CANNABIS USE DISORDER?

Scientists often interpret research to suit funding goals. Why is that problematic? BY ADRIAN DEVITT-LEE ON JANUARY 20, 2020 The research is in. Scientists have discovered a cure for cannabis addiction — and it turns out to be cannabis! That was the gist of a headline-generating paper published in JAMA Internal Medicine, a Journal of the American Medical Association, which wasn’t trying to be

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PROJECT CBD SPECIAL | IS CBD TOXIC TO THE LIVER?

And did cannabidiol really kill four-and-a-half mice? BY ADRIAN DEVITT-LEE ON JULY 11, 2019 (UPDATED 18th February 2020) The huge popularity of cannabidiol (CBD), a non-intoxicating component of cannabis, has helped to destigmatize the plant and restore its reputation as an important medicinal herb. But bogus science and inept reporting continue to distort how we understand the benefits and risks of CBDand cannabis. An article by

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FUTURE CANNABIS STRATEGIES EUROPE 2020 |Royal Lancaster, London 29th-30th January

Future Cannabis Strategies brings together business leaders from across the wider European Consumer-Facing Cannabis products category for 2 days of insight, discussion and debate into how cannabis product manufacturers can understand: Consumer trends & demands from European cannabis derived product consumers Opportunities to introduce Cannabis/ Hemp infused products into existing FMCG product portfolios Recent product innovation to understand how market

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MEDICAL MONDAYS | REGISTERING MEDICINAL PRODUCTS IN THE EU: 15th October 2019

ICCI Webinar: How to Register Medicinal Products in the EU with Dr. Martin Votava The International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute is proud to present its third online webinar with Martin Votava, MD, PhD, Prof. Assoc, on the 15th of October, 2019. The title of the webinar is: How to register medicinal products in the EU. After this webinar, participants will: 1) Understand

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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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UK & IRELAND SPECIAL REPORT | MEDICAL CANNABIS AND CBD

Medical cannabis: ‘Not enough evidence to prescribe’, say NICE – despite law change. Despite medical cannabis now being legal on the NHS, a limited number of prescriptions have been granted since the law change and some parents are having to pay thousands for import licences and private prescriptions. ExCeL LONDON, 27 & 28 NOV 2019 |10AM – 5PM WEDS & THURS. If

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MEDICAL MONDAYS @ PROJECT CBD

5 CBD SECRETS Little-known facts about cannabidiol and CBD oil. BY MARTIN A. LEE ON JUNE 11, 2019 Cannabidiol and CBD oil seem to be everywhere these days, despite the confusing legal status of this prolific compound. But how much do we actually know about CBD? CBD BECAME ILLEGAL BEFORE IT WAS DISCOVERED. Cannabis was effectively outlawed by the federal government in 1937 with the passage and implementation of the

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CBD THURSDAY | Europe CBD Expo 2019, TOMORROW: 12th – 13th July, LONDON, UK.

JUST A LITTLE REMINDER, IF YOU HAVEN’T BOUGHT YOUR TICKETS YET! The UK’s First Ever Medicinal Cannabis and Cannabinoids Trade Show to Convene 12th-13th July @ ExCel , London Respectable researchers, scientists, agri-tech, pharma experts, regulators, investors, entrepreneurs and 80 exhibitors will share their knowledge about the flourishing medicinal cannabis industry at Europe CBD Expo, Britain’s first-ever international Medicinal Cannabis

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Medical Mondays with ProjectCBD

WHEN CBD ISN’T ENOUGH TO TREAT EPILEPSY Adult epileptics turn to THC when CBD falls short. BY MELINDA MISURACA ON JUNE 26, 2019 Photo by Caroline Sharp Director of Separating The Strains At night you might find Chelsea Leyland, a 31-year-old British celebrity DJ, juggling beats at a flashy Miami party while rocking a Simone Rocha dress that complements her honey-hued hair and

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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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MEDICAL MONDAYS | The ICCI on BIOMEDECINE

Today millions of people are finding relief using cannabis treatments. Regarding the principles of the Evidence-Based-Medicine (EBM), cannabis and its derivatives are safe and effective treatment agents for common symptoms: pain, spasticity, vomiting, and nausea. There are high hopes that the known cannabis anti-tumor activity, its direct effects on immunity and other homeostasis mechanisms, will be successfully used for the causal (curative) treatment of a wide range of diseases in the foreseeable future:   different types of

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Sunday Report | Regenerative Farming: CULTIVATION CLASSICS + The Emerald Cup

DEFINING VALUES: From last years event: 2019 REGENERATIVE CANNABIS FARM AWARD 2019 Application Now Closed. Join us in congratulating our fresh round of applicants, which include: Mentari FarmsEast Fork CultivarsPhoenix Rising FarmThe PlantStaeFli FarmsLane Creek Reserve/Lane Creek Hemp Co We are excited to extend the opportunity for Oregon producers to receive recognition for our outdoor producers’ commitment to regenerative practices. A

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ICCI Webinar | CBD and Hemp Regulations in the European Market with Tomas Sadilek

30th May 2019 @ 09:00 UK TIME 10:00 AM EST 11:00 AM EDT 17:00 CEST The International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute is proud to present its second online webinar with Tomas Sadilek, ICCIs Director of Governmental Affairs. The title of the webinar is: CBD & Hemp Regulations in the European Market. The webinar will provide guidance to understand current CBD

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Wednesday Report | The Power of the Plant

THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE Talk 14th May, 2019 The exclusive talk hosted by Technion UK, presented by Professor Dedi Meiri, the pioneer medical cannabis expert. Technion UK is a leading British organisation promoting education, science and technology through the support of Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Technion Institute is the oldest university in Israel and is a leading centre

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MEDICAL MONDAYS | There Needs to Be More Research on How Cannabis Affects Dreams?

Most people forget their dreams shortly after waking. As soon as the eyelids flutter open, an entire evening of vivid adventures and abstract situations shuffle to an end, often leaving only lingering traces of their presence — a fragment of a dress here, the flashing face of a stranger there. While some individuals may be adept at remembering these mysterious

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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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CBD THURSDAY @ THeHempClub.co.uk

DR. ETHAN RUSSO: CBD, THE ENTOURAGE EFFECT AND THE MICROBIOME Please click here or the image to see The Cannabis Conversation with Ethan Russo and Martin Lee In this edition of Cannabis Conversations, Project CBD Director, Martin A. Lee, discusses the benefits of CBD, the “entourage effect” and the microbiome with Dr. Ethan Russo. A neurologist, scientist, and widely published

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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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Medical Monday | ICCI Webinar: Making Cannabis Safer and Better with Dr. Ethan Russo

The webinar takes place on the 9th of April, 2019 at: 10:00 AM EST  11:00 AM EDT  17:00 CEST The International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute is proud to present its first online webinar with Dr. Ethan Russo, Making Cannabis Safer and Better. Our webinars are designed to share our expertise on cannabis, and provide insight to enthusiasts, patients and medical professionals.

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NISHI WHITELEY | Chronic Relief

Chronic Relief: A Guide to Cannabis for the Terminally & Chronically Ill by Nishi Whiteley (512) 658-3836 This Medical Cannabis Guide Book Bridges the Gap between Science and Safe Use Austin, Texas – The newly released book Chronic Relief: A Guide to Cannabis for the Terminally & Chronically Ill serves as a great resource for the cannabis curious. After seeing the relief

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UK BREAKING MEDICAL CANNABIS NEWS 6/04/2019| KENT GIRL’S CANNABIS SEIZED AT AIRPORT

Medicinal cannabis was confiscated from a woman as she tried to bring the drug into the UK illegally for her daughter, who has severe epilepsy. Kent girl Teagan Appleby’s medicinal cannabis seized at airport Mrs Appleby bought £4,000 of the THC oil capsules in the Netherlands after being refused a prescription in the UK. But it was seized by the

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MEDICAL MONDAYS | THC VERSUS BREAST CANCER

Comparing the antitumoral activity of single-molecule tetrahydrocannabinol and whole plant cannabis oil. THANKS & FULL ARTICLE @ PROJECT CBD: https://www.projectcbd.org/medicine/thc-versus-breast-cancer BY ALEX ANDIA ON MARCH 18, 2019 It’s no secret that many cancer patients are using cannabis to help manage pain, fatigue, nausea, and other side effects of chemotherapy. Less well known is the fact that extensive preclinical research shows that plant

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Americans 4 Safe Access SUNDAY SPECIAL| 1 more day until their 7th annual National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference

They wanted to give everyone a sneak peak at their program book Welcome Letter (below) and agenda to see what makes this conference so special and why they work so hard to put on this conference year after year. This year, with the help of their sponsors, they were able to provide financial support to over 50 patients from all over the country

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FARMERS FRIDAY | ‘Channel Island Farmers are interested in growing medicinal cannabis’

PLANS are being made to convert greenhouses and other agricultural buildings into medicinal cannabis farms but growers are remaining tight-lipped due to the security and legal issues involved. Earlier this week the JEP revealed that the Island was planning to issue licences to grow the crop with the hope of raising hundreds of millions in revenue from exports and re-invigorating

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Medical Mondays | Medical Professional Accredited Cannabis Education

The ICCI | Synergising the energy and applications to catalyze the rapid development of better medicine and other products, contributing to improvements in daily life for people everywhere! Cannabis Care Certifications help doctors provide the best care for their patients, and helps patients get the most from their medical cannabis use. Written by recognized world experts, including Dr. Raphael Mechoulam,

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ASA | Cannabis 101 Workshop

The mission of Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is to ensure safe and legal access to cannabis (marijuana) for therapeutic use and research. Cannabis 101 Workshop Join them for a FREE Workshop Cannabis 101 with Dr. William Troutt When: Monday, March 18, 2019  4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Where: Omni Shoreham Hotel, Embassy Room This workshop will explore how this powerful and safe botanical

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The Hemp Club First Wednesdays Report | THE LONDON CANNABIS NETWORK

A fantastic Evening! @ FirstWednesdays. @UKCannabisClubs bringing up one of the most important questions since legalisation. Our future is… GR💚EN… An evening of discussion on ‘The Future of Medicinal Cannabis’, Thanks to First Wednesdays, the UK Medicinal Cannabis Network. The evening began with 2 short presentations from Dr Saoirse O’Sullivan, Royal Derby Hospital, around the plant and constituents, currently licensed

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Medical Mondays | Cannabis Therapeutics and the Future of Neurology

By Ethan B. Russo | 18th Octobre 2018 Neurological therapeutics have been hampered by its inability to advance beyond symptomatic treatment of neurodegenerative disorders into the realm of actual palliation, arrest or reversal of the attendant pathological processes. While cannabis-based medicines have demonstrated safety, efficacy and consistency sufficient for regulatory approval in spasticity in multiple sclerosis (MS), and in Dravet and Lennox-Gastaut

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Medical Monday | Epilepsy, Cancer, Autism, and Mental Health

DR. BONNI GOLDSTEIN: CANNABIS THERAPEUTICS Bonni Goldstein, MD, author of Cannabis Revealed, discusses using cannabis medicine in her practice for patients with intractable epilepsy, cancer, autism, and mental health conditions. BY CANNABIS CONVERSATIONS  Dr. Bonni Goldstein, author of Cannabis Revealed, discusses using cannabis medicine in her practice for patients with intractable epilepsy, cancer, autism, and mental health conditions. TRANSCRIPT Project CBD: I’m here with Dr.

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Medical Mondays | Back 2 Basic

CBD USERS MANUAL Project CBD has created a beginner’s guide for cannabidiol & cannabis therapeutics to address key questions of CBD users. A Beginner’s Guide to Cannabidiol & Cannabis Therapeutics BY PROJECT CBD ON MARCH 13, 2018 Photo by Project CBD In 2009, a handful of CBD-rich cannabis strains were discovered serendipitously in Northern California, America’s cannabis breadbasket, where certified patients could access

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MEDICAL MONDAYS | An Introduction to The ICCI – The International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute

All About the ICCI in Prague. An undeniable global interest in the study of cannabis treatments inspired the creation of the International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI), the first Center of Excellence in this field located in the heart of Europe – Czech Republic. The ICCI identifies, coordinates and supports global research priorities for the advancement of cannabis and cannabinoid treatments through a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach that incorporates innovative tools and methods. A collaborative project of non-profit, for-profit and government institutions, the

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World Health Organization Announces Scientific Consensus on Medical Cannabis

ICCI BREAKING NEWS | PRESS RELEASE 1st February 2019 Medical Cannabis Policy Now in the Hands of UN Commission on Narcotics Drugs In a historical statement published today, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced its recommendation to Governments to delete cannabis and cannabis resin from Schedule IV of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. Schedule IV of the Single Convention

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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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Green Tech Tuesday: Cold Pressed CBD HEMP OIL

Apex CBD Hemp Oil utilises the whole plant meaning the seeds, stems, and buds using cold pressed technology. Their proprietary extraction methods allow them to use no heat (Below 95 degrees), no toxic solvents or chemical’s in their processing methods. The oils you use every day for cooking, lotions, soaps, salves are extracted from seeds, fruits, vegetables, and nuts. From olive

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CANNABIS EUROPA: 8th February 2019

FULL INFORMATION AND SOURCE: https://www.cannabis-europa.com/en/programme-2019/ Final batch of tickets for Cannabis Europa Paris (8th Feb 2019) ON SALE NOW Thursday 0 7 . 0 2 . 2 0 1 9 6.30 – 9.30pm : Welcome Drinks Alcazar Join us for drinks, networking and to toast the first Cannabis Europa in Paris. Frequented by Parisian artists and publishers, Alcazar restaurant is no stranger

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MEDICINAL MONDAYS: A PHENOMENAL ALTERNATIVE TO GM SOYA OR MILK

HEMP MILK – HOME MADE IN 5 MINUTES Easy, homemade 2-ingredient hemp milkthat’s creamy and delicious! Let me show you how. HOW TO MAKE HEMP MILK A quick and easy 2-ingredient, 5 minute way to make homemade hemp milk! Naturally creamy and sweet, and perfect for smoothies, granola, and more! Author: Minimalist Baker PREP TIME5 minutes TOTAL TIME5 minutes Servings:  (1/2-cup servings) Category: Beverage Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan

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CBD SUNDAY @ The Hemp Club

18 Sweet and Savory CBD Oil Recipes to Help You Chill By: AMANDA SUAZO CBD oil recipes are the easiest way to incorporate CBD oil into your routine. Since it can blend easily into sweet and savory dishes, you can collect all the benefits no matter what food you crave. Since CBD doesn’t contain the psychoactive properties of THC, CBD oil

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Medical Mondays: CHILE PASSES HOME GROWN LAW FOR PATIENTS

This January 7 the Law of Safe Cultivation should enter the Senate, which is to continue with the initiative that supports the medicinal use of marijuana. Foundations related to the use of medicinal cannabis ensure that at least 35 thousand Chilean patients use it with appropriate medical and therapeutic accompaniment , which has reduced the use of opioid analgesics and

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Neither Food Nor Drug: Is It Time for a Third Regulatory Category?

WASHINGTON, DC—Representatives of the herbal supplement industry, federal regulators, and leaders in medical academia took tentative first steps toward the creation of a third regulatory category that would recognize botanicals and other supplements as something distinct from foods or drugs. Approximately 250 individuals gathered for the first National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)—Industry Colloquium, entitled, “Exploring Opportunities for

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HEMP FURRSDAY – 7 Benefits of using it as bedding for your horses

Hemp Bedding is made from natural hemp shiv, the woody core of the hemp plant. When separated from the external fibre hemp shiv gives a highly absorbent bedding. Hemp is an ideal replacement for straw, paper or shavings for all pets, horses and poultry. Hemp is suitable for deep litter beds and for use in stables with rubber mats. 🐎 Hemp is: Highly absorbent

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Medicinal Monday: Cleaning Up/ DEM Pure Certificates, our future?

DEM Pure Commitment A DEM Pure Certificate redefines what the Cannabis industry sees as pure, clean medicine. Cannabis has had many generations of being demonized, ostracized and misunderstood. We are now out of prohibition with a wonderful opportunity to create our own standards and expectations on how medicine should be treated, grown and perceived. A Pure certification involves education and

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Medicinal Mondays

Ireland’s Health Minister Simon Harris now says making cannabis widely available in 2019 is a “major priority”. Ireland’s government is once again teasing the prospect of loosening cannabis laws, but critics remain unconvinced the latest statements are anything more than hot air. Simon Harris, health minister, said this week he believes 2019 will be a breakthrough year for medicinal cannabis

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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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CBD Furrsday

Medical Marijuana for Dogs: Everything You Need to Know Leah Still watched helplessly as her 13-year-old Akita struggled with degenerative arthritis. Though under a vet’s care and taking glucosamine, big Nero had lost interest in going outside, was moving as little as possible, and would rather lie in a dark room than be social. She hadn’t considered medical marijuana for

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How the International Cannabis and Cannabinoid Institute started: THE ICCI

SOURCE:  THE ICCI With specific reference to Parkinson’s Disease (please read to the end of this blog for the link to the full Review). About: An undeniable global interest in the study of cannabis treatments inspired the creation of the International Cannabis and Cannabinoid Institute (ICCI), the first Center of Excellence in this field located in the heart of Europe

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Medicinal Mondays – Tobacco on the way out?

Could these signs lead to a healthier future?  Tobacco on the way out, Marlboro is moving away from Cigarettes.  Altria takes C$2.4bn stake in Canadian pot group Cronos. The Financial Times wrote that Marlboro cigarette manufacturer Altria has struck a deal to have a stake in Canadian  Cronos to acquire a  C$2.4bn ($1.86bn) shareholding, as a portion of the tobacco

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HEMP OIL FURRSDAY – 7 Benefits for Horses and Dogs

The Go-To Supplement For All Your Four-Legged Friends / by Nicholas Hill 6.12.18 1000 GMT Photos: by Cozmo Jenks Hemp Oil Benefits Improves: Skin, Hair and Bones Ensures your horse has healthy joints A frontline help for bringing down inflammation A solution to dry, itchy skin and an unhealthy coat Increases a horses vitality Feeds the brain and helps with

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Medicinal Mondays – Top Cannabis Studies

The Top Medical Cannabis Studies of 2017 In part one of this series, we took a look at some of the most impactful studies in medical cannabis, specifically those relating to CBD. This next installment highlights several cannabis wins beyond CBD, as it shows promise in healthy aging, neurodegenerative disease, and more. Source: https://www.leafly.com/news/health/the-top-medical-cannabis-studies-of-2017 Cannabis is a powerful weapon against the opioid epidemic.  Source: International

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How does the dosing work? Slow is Pro…

High dose? Low dose? CBD? THC? Optimizing one’s therapeutic use of cannabis may entail some experimentation. In essence, the goal is to administer consistent, measurable doses of a CBD-rich cannabis remedy with as much THC as a person is comfortable with. Source: MARTIN A. LEE cannabis-dosing-101 Projectcbd.org Highlights:  Cannabis can be effective therapeutically at a wide range of doses. There’s

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Medicinal Cannabis: What Does the Science Say? | Jamie George

JAMIE GEORGE Wed 31 Oct 2018 19.44 GMT  Last modified on Thurs 1st Nov 2018 07.32 GMTFrom today (November 1st), doctors in the UK will, for the first time, be legally allowed to prescribe medical cannabis to their patients. The shift in policy was announced in July by home secretary Sajid Javid following the prominent media attention given to the cases of

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The Hemp Club Organic CBD Review * * * * *

UK-CBDOils Having interviewed Chris Bray who co-owns UK-CBDOils with Christopher Foster; it is clear that their mission is to make the best quality Full Spectrum Raw Extract oil possible. This ensures that his oils have an active and full “Entourage Effect” and contains the entire range of Cannabinoids, Terpenes and Flavanoids; encompassing all the vital amino acids and omega 3,6 and

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How to Dose yourself with CBD

STEPWISE DOSING:  What is the Stepwise Dosing Procedure? The Stepwise Dosing is a process by which you first establish a minimum baseline dosage, then adjust the dosage incrementally over a set period of time – typically 3 days. This is continued until the effective dosage is established. On that note, it is important to recognise that everyone responds a little differently

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UK doctors can now prescribe weed. But you probably wont get it

Medical cannabis can now be issued by 80,000 doctors. Although its use is limited to specific medical conditions and the government is keeping controls tight Weed has been undergoing a rebrand – with countries around the world decriminalising and legalising the drug. From today, it’s going to have a legitimate present in the UK. More than 80,000 specialist doctors will

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UK HCPs Unprepared for Medical Cannabis Legislation

The Academy of Medical Cannabis eLearning platform launches to fill theeducational gap The Academy believes at least one million people in the UK could benefit from medical cannabis LONDON, Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The UK’s only HCP medical cannabis online education platform The Academy of Medical Cannabis (www.taomc.org) launches amid concerns that HCPs in the UK are unprepared for the new medical cannabis legislation that is

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MEDICAL CANNABIS IS NOW LEGAL IN THE UK, BUT WHAT CAN WE EXPECT?

November 1, 2018 Medical cannabis is officially available in the UK today via prescription and millions of patients, who suffer from registered conditions that can be treated with cannabis, could qualify for treatment. Access will remain restricted in the short-term but is expected to expand as the number of clinicians listed on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council

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The Medical Establishment Shows Its True Colours On Cannabis. A Betrayal of Patients. | Peter Reynolds

NHS England has today published what it describes as prescribing guidance – ‘Cannabis-based products for medicinal use: Guidance to clinicians‘. The actual guidance is buried within a mountain of bureaucratic doublespeak and requires downloading PDFs from the Royal College of Physicians (download here) and the British Paediatric Neurology Association (download here). In both cases, aside from chemotherapy-induced nausea, the guidance

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A True CBD Business, Success Story

I quote: “According to HelloMD and the Brightfield Group, 71% of users reported that their cannabinoid product was as effective or more effective than their prescription medication, while 82% said their cannabinoid product worked as well as or better than OTC medication.”  Paul Fiore & Colin Maclean (click attached link for their business success) http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/9rb5ia/i_am_an_executive_producer_of_freakonomics_my/

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The Danish medical cannabis pilot programme

What does the Danish medical cannabis pilot programme mean for patients, producers and healthcare professionals? How will its success be measured? And what safeguards are in place to ensure the quality of the medicines manufactured? Health Europa explores with Minister of Health Ellen Trane Nørby to find out more. What was behind the decision to begin a medical cannabis pilot

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Cannabis for the treatment of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is one of the most common chronic pain syndromes. It is characterized by diffuse musculoskeletal pain, in addition to extreme fatigue and mood and sleep disturbances. The pathogenesis of fibromyalgia is not clear. It usually affects women more than men and has a genetic preponderance.2 Its prevalence in the general population is estimated to be approximately 7%, and it is more common among women

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Ronnie Cowan MP is leading a Westminster Hall debate on UK drugs policy and wants to hear your views before 3pm TODAY

Ronnie Cowan MP: “What is the one thing you would change in the current UK drugs policy and why? Ronnie Cowan MP is leading a Westminster Hall debate on UK drugs policy and wants to hear your views. Comment with your views below before 3pm on Monday 22 October. – – – – – – – – – – –

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The United Kingdom Will Have Medical Cannabis Within 11 Days

Source: High Times  NEWS:  Marijuana News The policy change will only effect THC oil. Other forms of cannabis, including flower, will remain strictly prohibited. Published,  2 weeks ago on, October 9, 2018 By Adam Drury The United Kingdom’s Home Secretary Sajid Javid is holding to the commitment he made in July to reclassify medical cannabis. Officials are expecting an announcement in a couple of

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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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What is THC? part I

PART I What is THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol)? All most everyone knows that THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is the chemical substance in cannabis accountable for its euphoric high. But what more could there be to know about cannabis’ primary psychoactive component? Whether you ask yourself this as a newbie to the cannabis world or as a seasoned professional wanting to expand your knowledge

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St. Vincent is on the brink of making medicinal cannabis a legal reality

Source: https://www.stlucianewsonline.com/st-vincent-is-on-the-brink-of-making-medicinal-cannabis-a-legal-reality/ According to the government official: “This government is committed to development of a St. Vincent and the Grenadines medicinal cannabis industry, capable of supplying both domestic and international markets.” St Vincent and the Grenadines has a long history of agriculture production owing to the country’s fertile volcanic soil. The passage of the medicinal cannabis legislation will enable farmers

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Medical cannabis available in the UK on prescription within a month

Source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2018/10/06/medical-cannabis-available-prescription-within-month/ Sajid Javid will announce within the next two weeks that cannabis will soon be available on prescription CREDIT: TIM ANDERSON/DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP Tony Diver Laura Donnelly, health editor 6 OCTOBER 2018 • 9:30PM Medical cannabis will be available on prescription in the UK within a month, The Telegraph can reveal. The Home Office will announce the “rescheduling” of cannabis-derived

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Naples friends launch medical marijuana start up for depressed pets

Source: https://www.thelocal.it/20180928/naples-friends-launch-animal-medical-marijuana-start-up-for-depressed-pets Photo: alenkasm/Depositphotos The Local news@thelocal.it @thelocalitaly 28 September 2018 15:35 CEST+02:00 Four Neapolitan entrepreneurs have launched a medical marijuana start-up to treat depressed and anxious cats and dogs, the first of its kind in Italy. The company, Weedentity, sells legal products made with oil from the cannabis sativa plant grown in Switzerland and tested in Swiss and Italian

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The Abundance of Hemp’s Essential Nutrients

For the Full article please go to the Hemp Foods website Nutrition Hemp Nutrition Overview Hemp Seeds have been consumed as a staple food all over the world for thousands of years. They are an important dietary component because they contain an abundance of ESSENTIAL NUTRIENTS that are: BALANCED – on their own they provide much of what your body needs without over-supplying some

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Not to be missed: PROJECT CBD RELEASES EDUCATIONAL PRIMER ON CANNABINOID-DRUG INTERACTIONS

Source: https://www.projectcbd.org/about/cannabis-pharmacology/project-cbd-releases-educational-primer-cannabinoid-drug-interactions Given the increasing acceptance and prevalence of cannabis as a therapeutic option, it’s important for physicians and patients to understand how various cannabis components interact with commonly consumed pharmaceuticals. BY ADRIAN DEVITT-LEE ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 Special Report Published by Project CBD Project CBD, a California-based educational non-profit, has published an in-depth Primer on Cannabinoid-Drug Interactions for health

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Published on the 21st September 2018: UK Government announces definition for cannabis-based products for medicinal use

SOURCE: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-announces-definition-for-cannabis-based-products-for-medicinal-use Cannabis-based products for medicinal use will be available for specialist doctors to prescribe legally. Published 21 September 2018 From: Home Office and The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP The government has announced that cannabis-based products for medicinal use will be available for specialist doctors to prescribe legally and today sets out which product categories the law-change covers. The

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Detailed analysis of selected pathological conditions and effects of cannabis and its derivatives with weaker clinical evidence and a strong theoretical basis favoring effectiveness. With reference to Parkinson’s disease.

A short quote from the .pdf (a link to the detailed analysis is at the end of this post). ” Parkinson’s disease This disease, whose symptoms especially include a decrease in the number of dopaminergic neurons in the basal ganglia (“BG”), is, due to its high prevalence (especially among older patients) and simultaneous existence of endocannabinoid receptors in the BG

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6 Common Myths and Controversies About High-CBD Cannabis

DR. DUSTIN SULAK March 12, 2018 (Nastasic/istock) Cannabidiol (CBD) is an exciting focus of medical research, popular media, and legislation related to cannabis. Its presence is becoming ubiquitous on the shelves of health food stores and search engine results for numerous medical conditions, but don’t believe everything you hear. While CBD is an incredibly safe and therapeutic component of cannabis, there

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HEMP: One of the most nutritious food supplements around!

HEMP: One of the most nutritious food supplements around: THE OIL: Harvests from hemp include Seeds with a high nutritional value, from which one can press oils that are edible High in Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids The most unsaturated oil in the plant kingdom Our bodies thrive on these Essential Fatty Acid’s (EFA’s).  As a human, our body does not produce

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