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posted Feb 19, 2018, 4:45 AM by Scott Salisbury

Daily update  February 19, 2018
Stalled in the statehouse
The effort wasn't helped by a recent missive issued by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt in late January articulating his legal opinion that cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is technically classified in all instances as marijuana on the state and federal levels. Marijuana is considered a Schedule I ...
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High aims to study pot for drugs
In September, the company, which is the only Irish firm specialising in cannabis research, went to market with cannabinoid oil, a food supplement containing Cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive cannabis compound, which it is selling to pharmacies around the country. Now, Greenlight is making plans to ...
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“Media hype must be tempered by clinical evidence”
A 2017 randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial of cannabidiol for drug-resistant epilepsy in children with Dravet syndrome found a median decrease of convulsive seizure frequency per month from 12.4 to 5.9 with cannabidiol, compared with from 14.9 to 14.1 with placebo. However despite the ...
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Schools warn parents about synthetic vaping
Mooresville school officials are cautioning parents about the rising use of cannabidiol, or CBD oil, and other synthetic materials by children -- which has led to both harmful side effects and trips to the hospital. In recent years, CBD oil has been growing in popularity with the vaping community, and is ...
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