Author: Natural Solutions

FDA Is Open To Medical Marijuana For Vets, But Other Agencies Stand In The Way

Dr. Sue Sisley, a medical marijuana researcher, speaks at the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at the Capitol in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York) When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned cannabidiol producers against making medical claims about cannabis products, it seemed par for the course for any federal agency. Cannabis

FDA cracks down on medical marijuana cancer treatment claims

U.S. officials sent a warning to the marijuana industry, alerting online sellers they cannot market their products as a treatment for cancer. The Food and Drug Administration sent letters to four companies on Tuesday, warning them about unsubstantiated claims that their marijuana-derived products can combat tumors and kill cancer cells. The firms sell products including

UK government finally concedes cannabis has a medicinal effect

The government’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has found that Cannabidiol (CBD) has a “restoring, correcting or modifying” effect on “physiological functions” when administered to humans, in a potential milestone in the campaign to legalise cannabis and bring about evidence-based laws regarding drugs.The review of CBD, a cannabinoid accounting for up to 40%