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Wed
08
Jan

Some CBD Pet Products May Not Actually Contain CBD

Companies have unleashed hundreds of CBD pet health products accompanied by glowing customer testimonials claiming the cannabis derivative produced calmer, quieter and pain-free dogs and cats.

But some of these products are all bark and no bite.

Wed
08
Jan

Specialists warn about risks of cannabis edibles

As cannabis edibles become legal in an increasing number of countries, medical experts are warning people about the possible health risks that these may pose to consumers, as well as their family members.
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Cannabis edibles do not come without health risks, researchers caution.

The use of cannabis — for medical and, sometimes, recreational purposes — is becoming legal in an increasing number of countries around the world, with regions of the United States currently in the lead.

Tue
07
Jan

Some parents are turning to medical marijuana to treat ADHD instead of Adderall

Diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are on the rise. In 2016, 6 million American children, or nearly 10% of all kids, were diagnosed, up from 6.1% in the late 1990s.

Tue
07
Jan

Utah Picks Companies, Sites For Medical Marijuana Pharmacies

Utah health officials plan to award pharmacy licenses to 10 companies to dispense medical marijuana at 14 sites across the state, a major development in the program’s approaching launch.

The chosen sites announced Friday by the Department of Health are largely in metro Salt Lake City or elsewhere in northern Utah but also include two in southern Utah and one in rural eastern Utah.

Along with multiple sites in Salt Lake City, other northern Utah sites include West Bountiful, Ogden, Logan, Park City, Provo, Linden, Springville and a location that would be Box Elder County, Morgan County or Rich County.

Tue
07
Jan

Lack Of Access To Medical Marijuana And CBD Is Cause For Concern

The many layers of marijuana reform laws often hit those experiencing devastating illnesses particularly hard, especially given the fact that marijuana research is still stalled in the US.

Emily is an up and coming professional in the east coast, living with an invisible chronic illness that not only causes pain, but makes working 40 hours a week nearly impossible. The solution that Emily believes has saved her career, comes in the form of a vaping “pen” and THC. Living in a state without medical marijuana access, Emily feels torn. 

Tue
07
Jan

U.K. P.M. sparks MP’s outrage after reneging on pre-election promise to discuss access to medical cannabis

Scottish health care advocates are furious with U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson after he made a swift reversal regarding a pre-election promise to review the use of medical cannabis for treating children who suffer from epilepsy.

Back in October, Johnson pledged to personally examine the issue with Scottish National Party MP and medical cannabis supporter Ronnie Cowan after questions emerged in the House of Commons regarding access to medical CBD.

Mon
06
Jan

What Effect Does Cannabis Have on Dental Health?

While our teeth most definitely are of utmost importance, most of us neglect a frequent visit to the dentist. We would brush our teeth regularly, but ignore some critical signs that overtime escalates to some serious dental work. Fact is, for some or other reason, we are afraid of the dentist. We pay the least attention to our dental health.

The mouth is a completely different ball game

Mon
06
Jan

New Mexico settles 2017 medical cannabis lawsuit for $69K

Officials at a New Mexico event venue have agreed to settle a lawsuit with a medical cannabis producer over what type of products could be displayed at the state fair.

Expo New Mexico officials agreed to drop a pending appeal and pay $69,600 to Ultra Health LLC to avoid further legal expenses, The Albuquerque Journal reported Friday.

The legal dispute began after Expo New Mexico told Ultra Health it could not display marijuana or any paraphernalia related to cannabis use or cultivation in its 2017 State Fair booth, officials said.

New Mexico State Police officers told company employees the year before to leave the fair after displaying a live cannabis plant, authorities said.

Mon
06
Jan

Can CBD Negatively Affect How Your Body Processes Medication?

CBD is now widely available, so it’s imperative that you know how the compound  can interact with medication in a negative way.

CBD is one of the most wide reaching cannabinoids, finding placement in foods, beverages, gummies and supplements. Since the compound is available in so many shapes and forms, it’s very important to know if there’s a possibility of it interacting with other elements, especially when it comes to medications.

Mon
06
Jan

Thailand launches nation's first cannabis clinic

Thailand opened its first full-time clinic specializing in traditional and alternative cannabis-based medicine on Monday, as part of a move by the government towards developing the medicinal cannabis industry.

“This is a pilot clinic, because we cannot produce enough doctors with expertise in cannabis,” Public Health Minister, Anutin Charnvirakul, told reporters at the opening ceremony in Bangkok. Patients will receive treatment free of charge for the first two weeks, he added.

Thailand, which has a tradition of using cannabis to relieve pain and fatigue, legalized marijuana for medical use and research in 2017 to boost agricultural income.

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