March 21, 2017

H.R.715 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)

Compassionate Access Act This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services to submit to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) a recommendation to transfer marijuana from schedule I to another controlled substances schedule. The DEA must consider the recommendation and issue a final rule to reclassify marijuana. It permits, for reclassification purposes, consideration of […]

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February 28, 2017

CBD User’s Manual

In 2009, a handful of CBD-rich cannabis strains were discovered serendipitously in Northern California, America’s cannabis breadbasket, where certified patients could access medical marijuana legally. Thus began a great laboratory experiment in democracy involving CBD-rich cannabis therapeutics. The advent of whole plant CBD-rich oil as a grassroots therapeutic option has changed the national conversation about […]

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February 21, 2017

What to Look for in Your Cannabis Medicine

When choosing a cannabis medicine, look for: CBD-Rich Products: For maximum therapeutic impact, choose products that include both CBD, a non-intoxicating compound, and THC, the main psychoactive component of cannabis. CBD and THC work best together, enhancing each other’s therapeutic benefits. Clear Labels: Look for labels showing the quantity and ratio of CBD and THC per […]

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February 14, 2017

Cannabinoids and Oxidation

One of the most important factors of good health is how our body managesoxidative stress. This is a natural process that occurs at the cellular level. When energy is created in the cell, waste products called free radicals are generated. Free radicals also result from stress and exposure to environmental toxins such as cigarette smoke […]

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January 31, 2017

How CBD works

Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive component of the marijuana plant, has generated significant interest among scientists and physicians in recent years—but how CBD exerts its therapeutic impact on a molecular level is still being sorted out. Cannabidiol is a pleiotropic drug in that it produces many effects through multiple molecular pathways. CBD acts through various receptor-independent […]

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January 11, 2011

What Is CBD?

Cannabidiol—C.B.D It is a cannabis compound that has significant medical benefits, but does not make people feel “stoned” and can actually counteract the psycho-activity of THC. So, the fact is that CBD  – rich cannabis is non-psychoactive or less than THC-dominant strains makes it an appealing option for patients looking for relief from inflammation, pain, anxiety, psychosis,seizures, […]

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