Category: Big Pharma

BIG PHARMA TRIES TO MONOPOLIZE CBD OIL MARKET

  The cannabinoids in cannabis — cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) — interact with your body by way of naturally-occurring cannabinoid receptors embedded in cell membranes throughout your body. In fact, scientists now believe the endocannabinoid system may represent the most widespread receptor system in your body.1 There are cannabinoid receptors in your brain, lungs,

FDA Warns About Dangers of Epidural Steroid Injections for Back Pain

by Julia Nelson The Food and Drug Administration has just issued what’s called a “Medwatch Alert” warning that Epidural steroid injections or “ESIs” for back and neck pain can be extremely dangerous. The alert says: “Injection of corticosteroids into the epidural space of the spine may result in rare but serious adverse events, including loss of vision, stroke,

Medical marijuana could help solve the opioid epidemic, Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells Jeff Sessions

(CNN)Dear Honorable Jeff Sessions, I feel obligated to share the results of my five-year-long investigation into the medical benefits of the cannabis plant. Before I started this worldwide, in-depth investigation, I was not particularly impressed by the results of medical marijuana research, but a few years later, as I started to dedicate time with patients and

Big Pharma Will Lose $4 Billion Per Year Due to Medical Marijuana

One of the not-so-secret aspects of the fight against marijuana legalization is that pharmaceutical companies are actively campaigning against it out of fear they’ll lose money. Well, according to a new report, Big Pharma actually does have a lot to fear. A recent report found that Big Pharma stands to lose as much as $4 billion per year if medical marijuana