Food companies in the United States are jumping into the cannabidiol bandwagon. Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's said it plans to produce CBD-infused ice cream once it is legal.
Life & Style May 31, 2019
The CBD, a non-psychoactive component of cannabis, already provides relief for a slew of health conditions. Now, it's showing promise in helping curb cravings and anxiety of heroin-addicted individuals.
Public Health May 21, 2019
A cannabis-infused burger is coming Denver’s way. For one day only, Carl’s Jr. is testing out the double patty Rocky Mountain High cheeseburger on Saturday, April 20, for $4.20.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 18, 2019
Cannabidiol creams, roll-ons, and salves are now being sold in 800 CVS stores in eight different states. CVS reveals that the company decided to make CBD products available to customers looking for alternative relief sources.
Public Health March 25, 2019
A recent study revealed that herbal cannabis and cannabis resin have increased significantly in price and potency. The study findings are first of its kind to report the changes in cannabis across Europe.
Public Health January 4, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration approved Epidiolex, the first marijuana-based drug in the United States. Epidiolex is for the treatment of epilepsy and seizures in children as young as 1-year-old.
Medicine June 27, 2018
The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs clarified that cannabidiol is within the scope of the term "marijuana” as per Michigan laws. This meant that CBD products are to be regulated with how marijuana products are being controlled.
Public Health May 15, 2018
A clinical trial involving 171 patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome showed GW Pharmaceuticals' Epidiolex can reduce seizures. What are the side effects of this marijuana-based drug?
Medicine January 25, 2018
Researchers found that nearly 70 percent of CBD products online are either over- or under-dosed. They believe that mislabeling and discrepancy is a direct result of a lack of regulation on the products.
Medicine November 11, 2017
A compound present in marijuana was shown effective in treating children with Dravet syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy. What are the side effects of the treatment?
Medicine May 25, 2017
A new ruling of the DEA declared CBD along with other marijuana extracts as illegal. While widely contested, the classification uses the potential threat that misuse and abuse pose.
Public Health December 16, 2016
The chemical found in cannabis that gets you high was not the culprit in a new study that shows cannabis could be an effective treatment for fractures. A non-psychoactive component of the popular drug caused bone to grow back even stronger.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 17, 2015