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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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MEDICAL MONDAYS | PROJECT CBD BOOKS

Find two award-winning and best-selling books here by Martin A. Lee as he traces the dramatic social history of marijuana from its origins to its emergence in the 1960s as a defining force in a culture war that has never ceased. Lee describes how the illicit marijuana subculture overcame government opposition and morphed into a dynamic, multibillion-dollar industry. In 1996,

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PROJECT CBD SUNDAY SPECIAL | CANNABIS FOR GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS

An excerpt from Cannabis is Medicine by Dr. Bonni Goldstein By Bonni Goldstein, MD on September 28, 2020 Gastrointestinal (GI) illnesses are a frequent reason for using medical cannabis. These conditions include gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), two inflammatory bowel diseases — Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis — and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The gut has two main functions, namely digestion

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THE VAPING CRISIS ONE YEAR LATER

Medical Monday’s | Project CBD Special Scientists identify synthetic cannabinoid adulterants in CBD vape oil cartridges, warn of “devastating toxicological consequences.”By Martin A. Lee on September 14, 2020 (Updated on September 15, 2020) It wasn’t so long ago that a frightening new lung disease linked to vaping dominated the news cycle. Although it might feel like a distant episode to

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

Clearly understanding the basics to pharmacokinetics: Extracts from The Cannabis Hemp Conference and Expo Published 22nd Jun 2017 | Updated 14th July 2020 Dear Dr. Russo, Thank you for your prompt responses to our communications and for your highly valued knowledge. Kind regards, Nicholas Hill The Hemp Club SOURCE, YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtphZejvGhk

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Farmers Friday | Mixed Projections Over The Pond for Hemp in 2020

THE HEMP MARKET IS POISED FOR MASSIVE GROWTH WITH UNPRECEDENTED INTEREST FROM FARMERS, PROCESSORS AND CONSUMERS, FUELLED IN PART BY THE EXTRAORDINARY DEMAND FOR CBD-BASED PRODUCTS. July 15, 2020 by HEMP BENCHMARKS: For the full article and thanks please follow this link. As HempBenchmark have reported previously, last year’s difficult season resulted in many hemp cultivators withdrawing from the market.

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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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SEEDSMAN SPECIAL | UK REPORT

HOW ACCESSIBLE IS MEDICAL CANNABIS IN THE UK? When the British government approved medical cannabis on November 1st 2018, many people naturally assumed that they would soon be able to receive their medical marijuana from the NHS. Yet according to a study that appeared last month in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, only 12 prescriptions for unlicensed cannabis-based products have so

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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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THE ROUND UP | UK, EU AND LATAM NEWS – 29TH MAY 2020

UNITED KINGDOM EUROPEAN UNION COLOMBIA HEALTH REGENERATIVE FARMING Regenerative Cannabis. Create, Adapt and Flow with Nature’s Guidance. “The Hemp Club specialise in impartial news and advice dedicated to the industrial hemp and cannabis industry with a focus on Regulatory Compliance.  We have been passionate about hemp and cannabis for more than 20 years, working in an advisory role and building a

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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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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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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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The November Roundup @ The Hemp Club

Canopy Growth unveils portfolio of cannabis-infused products FDA warns 15 companies for illegally selling various products containing Cannabidiol as agency details safety concerns Early talks underway on future of Denmark’s medical cannabis pilot program Cannabis Producer Khiron Gets First Approval For Colombian Export, Domestic Sale of High-THC Extract EU should adopt German standards on medical cannabis, campaigners say Israel unveils

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Thank you to all @ THE WHITE LABEL EXPO, we had a fantastic time!

Tickets are complimentary and can be registered here. There are only a limited number of tickets remaining so be sure to secure yours today.  By registering now, you will ensure that you receive your copy of the printed show guide before the event. In the show guide you will find the exhibitor directory where you can book meetings with over

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THE WEEKEND ROUND UP @ THE HEMP CLUB 7.09.19

Study: CBD helps Parkinson’s patients with mood, sleep. Professor wants to assist others in navigating the cannabis research path North American Cannabis Industry Projected at $47.3B by 2024. A recent projection by Prohibition Partners suggests that North America’s legal cannabis industry may be worth an annual $47.3 billion by 2024. Lesotho, Africa’s medical cannabis pioneer. Vast white greenhouses sit high

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FARMERS FRIDAY| HEMP BENCHMARKS AUGUST REPORT

Hemp Benchmarks® is an independent Price Reporting Agency (PRA). Their goal is to bring price transparency to wholesale hemp markets in order to allow businesses to operate with confidence and efficiency. They do not have physical or financial exposure to the commodities that we assess, and therefore do not profit from liquidity, volumes or price movement, avoiding the potential for

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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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GREEN TECH TUESDAY | PRODUCT EARTH HEMP EXPO 23 – 25 AUGUST

THE LEADING UK SHOWCASE FOR The Hemp, CBD and Cannabis SECTOR RAPIDLY EVOLVING SECTOR OF THE INDUSTRY. WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE BRITISH HEMP ASSOCIATION, WE WILL BE HIGH-LIGHTING THE COMPLETE BUSINESS ECO-SYSTEM OF THIS AMAZING PLANT, IT’S MANY VARIETIES, DERIVATIVES AND USES. Ideally located just south of Coventry in the Midlands, this year’s event promises to be bigger and

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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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FARMERS FRIDAY | CBD & ASTM land preparation standard

Standards developer ASTM International is proposing land preparation benchmarks for the CBD value chain, and inviting stakeholders to provide input to the quality assurance effort.   “Creating a standard to ensure land is properly prepared for the cultivation of hemp is essential,” said Dustin Robinson, an ASTM member and attorney at Florida, USA-based Mr. Cannabis Law. “As the cannabis industry grows,

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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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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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FARMERS FRIDAY | UNDERSTANDING HOW INDUSTRIAL HEMP FITS INTO OUR AGRICULTURAL LANDSCAPE 

Industrial Hemp Pilot-Program INTRODUCTION The North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) created the Industrial Hemp Pilot Program to research the growth, cultivation, and marketing of industrial hemp in North Dakota. The goal was to increase the understanding of how industrial hemp fits into the current agricultural landscape, and investigate how it may contribute to the economy of North Dakota. LEGAL

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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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Weekend EU RoundUp @ TheHempClub.co.uk

EUROPEAN NEWS: 250 doctors qualified to prescribe medicinal cannabis in Luxembourg… Hemp food stakeholders in Europe have taken a stand over hemp extracts in Germany after that country’s Federal Office of Consumer … CBD In Spain: Hemp Market Neglected In Spain Due To EU CBD Ban… Boulder, Colorado, April 18, 2019: Mile High Labs, the largest extractor of CBD isolate in

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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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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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Monday RoundUp @ The Hemp Club 1.04.19

HOUSEPLANT – THE NEW CANNABIS BRAND TORONTO – Actor Seth Rogen and screenwriter Evan Goldberg are teaming up with Canopy Growth Corp. to launch a cannabis brand called Houseplant. The Vancouver-born star of Pineapple Express and the Canadian screenwriter, with whom Rogen collaborated on the stoner film, are co-founders of the Toronto-based company. “Houseplant is a passion we’ve brought to life through drive

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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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FARMERS FRIDAY | E.U.: “Hempseed oil is exempt but one of the naturally-occurring chemicals in it is not” by Richard Rose

Updated EU rules on ‘novel foods’ get it wrong on CBD A recent update to the European Union’s Novel Food Catalogue is mistaken in its consideration of CBD, cannabis veteran and consultant Richard Rose writes in a detailed report issued late last week.. “The recent EU Novel Food Catalogue update was incorrect. Hemp flower products indeed have demonstrated long use, including Cannabidiol

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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 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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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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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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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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Project CBD’s Claws and Effect – CBD Furrsdays

All beings with a backbone have an endocannabinoid system. Is cannabis medicine a good option for the health of your dog or cat? Photo by Project CBD Any animal with a backbone (classified as a chordate) has an endocannabinoid system. The Kingdom of Chordata includes amphibians, reptiles, birds, fish, and mammals, including house pets. Many animal-owners treat their beloved pets like

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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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Farmers Friday – East Fork Cultivars

Would You Specialise in Low THC Chemovars and CBD Dominant Cannabis? At East Fork Cultivars they develop and maintain sustainable farming techniques that are focussed on sun-grown crops to generate genetically varied cannabis focusing on a dedication to the environment and our ecological obligations. Beyond being growers they are cultivators. Their vision is way ahead of simply working with the

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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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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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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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THC Podcast of the Week with the Legendary Dr. Ethan Russo

A highly informative and accurate interview with The Master, Dr. Ethan Russo!  This Legend is referred too as the Rock Star of the Cannabis Business. I quote: “In this episode we discuss current cannabis research, the endocannabinoid system, the future potential of medical cannabis, cannabis as a gateway drug and much more. Not one to be missed! IMAGE: https://www.icci.science/en/services/clinical-trial-management/ PODCAST and

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Greece Gets Growing

The Greek government changed the law on medical cannabis as recently as February of this year. Now it has issued its first cultivation license. Who Is The First Beneficiary? The lucky (first but far from last) firm to receive a cultivation license? Intriguingly, a South American-Canadian cultivation company called ICC Cannabis Corp. The most recent agreement received from the Greek government

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Cannabis in Latin America: The Green Revolution is Here

Latin American countries have been experimenting with different legislative and administrative approaches to recreational and medical cannabis, as a new report details. The LATAM Cannabis Report, recently published by Prohibition Partners, sheds lights on how the region is not a homogenous bloc when it comes to cannabis, and the diversity of approaches should be considered – particularly for other countries seeking

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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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Headlines Monday 22nd October

An Urgent Review About The Legalization of Cannabis has been called upon by the former Metropolitan Police Chief Full Article:  The Independent. Traditional Medicines are on the decrease: 50% of People Using Cannabidiols Stop Using Traditional Medecines! Full Article:  Weedistry Canadians Celebrating Legalization. Will This Accelerate the U.S Reforms? Full Article: Reddit CLICK ON HEADERS FOR FULL ARTICLES

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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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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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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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IPO watch: Australia’s newest pot stock Althea just tripled on debut

IPO watch: Australia’s newest pot stock Althea just tripled on debut Australia’s newest pot stock Althea enjoyed a stellar debut on the ASX today, tripling its 20c issue price. The stock was trading at 60c at 11am AEST Friday morning with $4.5 million worth of shares changing hands by 12.40pm AEST. Althea (ASX:AGH) raised $19.6 million in what was a genuinely

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DEA Green Lights Epidiolex as First Cannabis Derived Pharmaceutical

SOURCE: https://www.newcannabisventures.com/dea-green-lights-epidiolex-as-first-cannabis- September 27, 2018 at 9:22 am Breaking News by Alan Brochstein, CFA The DEA has given Epidiolex, the CBD-based pharmaceutical derived from cannabis that was approved by the FDA for the treatment of rare forms of epilepsy in June, Schedule V status according to the Office of the Federal Register. The developer of the pharmaceutical, GW Pharma (NASDAQ:

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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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