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Cannabis and CBD research amendment submitted for inclusion on defense spending bill by Bipartisan lawmakers

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial July 15, 2020

Any day now, the Senate will decide whether or not cannabis and CBD research should be included in a large-scale defense spending bill. The language contained in this bill was proposed by two bipartisan...

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Cannabis and CBD research guidance awaiting review in the White House

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial June 28, 2020

Among the many things that the White House has its sights set on this year, cannabis and CBD research is one of them; cannabidiol, A.K.A. 'CBD', is a non-psychoactive constituent of the cannabis plant. A...

FDA issues warning letters to three CBD companies for making COVID-19 claims

FDA issues warning letters to three CBD companies for making COVID-19 claims

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial April 14, 2020

Three warning letters have been sent to CBD companies from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This is not the first time that the Agency has issued warnings to companies for making unsubstantiated...

FDA presents Congress with eagerly anticipated CBD regulatory framework

FDA presents Congress with eagerly anticipated CBD regulatory framework

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial March 16, 2020

A press release was issued to the general public by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday, March 5. Included in the release was a CBD regulatory update addressed to Congress. The update...

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Clinical trials will explore the medical efficacy of Cannflavin B for pancreatic cancer

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial January 24, 2020

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most aggressive forms of cancer; responsible for causing an estimated 45,750 deaths in the United States alone last year. While traditional types of treatments – such...

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Trump officials urged by lawmakers to lift restrictions on cannabis research

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial January 24, 2020

House lawmakers are becoming increasingly impatient with the federal government's prohibitionist stance on cannabis. In an attempt to lift restrictions on the plant's sale, use, possession, cultivation...

Olivia Newton John believes medical cannabis should be on offer to everyone

Olivia Newton John believes medical cannabis should be on offer to everyone

Bethan Rose Jenkins , Cannabis News Writer/Editorial October 29, 2019

Olivia Newton-John, star of the classic hit musical 'Grease', has been diagnosed with cancer for a third time. However, she's not letting the deadly disease dampen her spirits, with the 71-year-old praising...

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Chocolate suppresses THC levels, state researchers claim

Considering the fact that THC is a fat-soluble molecule, this could be the reason why potency counts are dissolving when chocolate is added to the mix
Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial September 23, 2019

Chocolate reduces THC potency, say researchers. This news will come as a shock to the many consumers who prefer to dose discreetly with cannabis edibles, such as weed-infused chocolate brownies and controlled...

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Thailand adds low-level cannabis and hemp extract to its list of approved medicines

According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), more than 334 business permits have been issued
Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial September 15, 2019

The Kingdom of Thailand is metamorphosing from a drug-free zone to a place where patients can legally obtain extracted forms of medical cannabis. In an attempt to bolster the market that is blooming...

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Study demonstrates pain-relieving efficacy of THC-rich cannabis flowers

“Cannabis with high THC also causes mood elevation and adjusts attentional demands, likely distracting patients from the aversive sensations that people refer to (as) pain," said UNM professor Jacob Miguel Vigil, PhD
Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial September 11, 2019

A study recently carried out by a team of researchers from the University of New Mexico has highlighted the pain-relieving potential of cannabis' psychoactive constituent, tetrahydrocannabinol, A.K.A....

Curaleaf removes CBD health claims from website and social media after FDA warning

Curaleaf removes CBD health claims from website and social media after FDA warning

Curaleaf's letter from the FDA serves as a warning for other companies in the cannabis space to hold off on developing and launching CBD-focused product lines until the FDA releases an official set of rules.
Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial August 7, 2019

At the end of last month, leading medical and wellness cannabis operator Curaleaf Holdings Inc. was given a warning by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for making false health claims about the CBD-containing...

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Cannabis-based epilepsy treatment Epidiolex will cost $32,500 annually

The expensive price tag means that the parents of children with Lennox syndrome and Dravet syndrome may search for cheaper CBD-based treatments elsewhere
Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial August 29, 2018

Epilepsy sufferers may never have to worry about enduring bouts of life-threatening seizures ever again, thanks to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approving the world’s first ever cannabis-derived...

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