Category: Cannabis Info

Cannabis as a preventative: Studies show it helps guard against cancer, neurodegenerative disease, Alzheimer’s, arthritis

While it seems like there’s no end to the debate about the legalized use of cannabis, even health experts can no longer deny that marijuana lets individuals enjoy certain medical benefits. Several studies have proven that cannabis is a preventative medicine that can reduce the likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s, arthritis, cancer, and certain neurodegenerative diseases. There are

Dying patients set up a cannabis factory for pain relief from incurable diseases

A group of cancer patients clubbed together to set up a cannabis plantation to help them cope with the pain from their illnesses, a court heard. Former trawlerman Christopher Ostermeyer, from Torquay, rented a small industrial unit where the three cancer patients and one multiple sclerosis sufferer installed a high tech growing tent in a

FDA sends warning letters to CBD companies, including Colorado’s CW Hemp

FDA officials said they’ve becoming increasingly concerned about the “proliferation” of products that claim to treat or cure diseases such as cancer. The Colorado company known for the “Charlotte’s Web” cannabidiol-rich extract and three other businesses that make CBD products were put on notice by the FDA for illegally making unsubstantiated health claims. The U.S.

Cannabis extract dramatically cuts seizures in rare fatal form of childepilepsy – study

Non-psychoactive cannabis extract cannabidiol (CBD) dramatically reduces the number of convulsive seizures affecting children with a rare and sometimes fatal form of epilepsy known as Dravet syndrome,a study shows. The extremely debilitating condition renders sufferers unconscious for the duration of seizures and stiffens the muscles which jerk uncontrollably. Those afflicted can have multiple episodes per