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posted Feb 7, 2018, 4:53 AM by Scott Salisbury
Daily update  February 7, 2018
Indiana Poised to Legalize CBD Sales for All
Now lawmakers are going further. The Indiana Senate voted 35-13 on Monday to allow cannabidiol to be sold without restriction. The Indiana House previously approved similar legislation. Cannabidiol, commonly referred to as CBD oil, is derived from marijuana and hemp, but lacks the stuff that will get ...
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Kalytera pioneers use of cannabidiol to treat bone marrow patients
So if history is to be our guide, it might be time to take a serious look at Kalytera Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: V.KALY, KALTF, Forum), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company that is pioneering the use of cannabidiol (“CBD”) , first for the treatment and prevention of Graft versus Host Disease (GvHD), before ...
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First Cannabis Oil Dispensary for Epilepsy Patients Comes to Texas
On Thursday, Compassionate Cultivation will begin administering lab-tested cannabidiol (CBD) extract oil to approved patients with intractable epilepsy (IE), a condition that affects one-third of all people with epilepsy. While prescription drugs do not work well to alleviate their seizures, low doses of ...
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Digital Utilities Ventures to Become Seed to Sale Player in the $10 Billion Legal Cannabis Market
The Company looks to become a formidable presence in the legal cannabis marketplace and has thus far identified several areas where it plans to launch operations, especially relating to Cannabidiol (CBD), which is the non-hallucinatory compound that has significant medical benefits for the treatment ...
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Medical marijuana is coming to Virginia
Ralph Northam (D), who is expected to sign it because he supports legalizing medical marijuana, as well as decriminalizing recreational possession of the drug. The Virginia legislation will permit doctors in the state to prescribe cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil for any "diagnosed condition or disease.
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Kansas Bill To Make Bong Residue No More Serious Than Weed Possession
The ACLU of Kansas, meanwhile, wants lawmakers to clarify whether they intend cannabidiol, or CBD, oil to be considered marijuana and therefore illegal. CBD is a substance that can be extracted from marijuana separate from the THC that makes people high. Some people say it helps treat seizures ...
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Tallahassee's first CBD dispensary opens
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, CBD, or cannabidiol, contains over 100 cannabinoids and is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid that may also be useful in reducing pain and inflammation, controlling epileptic seizures, and possibly even treating psychosis and addictions. In June 2014 ...
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What Is CBD Used For? The Cannabis Compound Is Kind Of Like Weed, But Not Exactly
As marijuana continues to become more and more accessible across the country, scientists are learning about new uses and medicinal benefits associated with the plant almost every single day. One of the latest developments is the discovery and application of cannabidiol (CBD), a cannabis compound ...
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Virginia senate approves medical marijuana
The bill expands on the 2015 Virginia law [JURIST report] that legalized an affirmative defense to possession for those suffering from epilepsy, as long as they obtain permission from their doctors to use cannabis oils. The 2018 law classifies two types of prescriptions: Cannabidiol (CBD) oil, or THC-A oil.
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Bobby Kennedy Questioned Marijuana Criminalization 50 Years Ago
... opposes broadly ending prohibition but has also voted against limited measures to shield state medical marijuana laws from federal interference, allow military veterans to access medical cannabis and protect children who use non-psychoactive cannabidiol extracts to treat severe seizure disorders.
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