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posted Jan 26, 2018, 2:58 AM by Scott Salisbury
Cannabidiol
Daily update  January 26, 2018
NEWS
Cannabidiol may help to reduce seizures for people with treatment-resistant form of epilepsy, study ...
Treatment with a pharmaceutical formulation of cannabidiol alongside other anti-epilepsy treatments helped to reduce the number of drop seizures -- seizures which involve sudden falls due to loss of muscle tone -- in people with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome who did not respond to previous treatment, ...
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Cannabidiol reduces seizures in treatment-resistant epilepsy
Cannabidiol is an effective and generally well-tolerated add-on treatment for drop seizures in patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, according to research published in The Lancet. “Patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a rare, severe form of epileptic encephalopathy, are frequently treatment ...
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Hemp company to produce cannabidiol products, eventually employ 271
AgTech Scientific plans to produce CBD products for humans and pets in a new Bourbon County plant that will eventually employ 271 workers, Thursday's state report on economic incentives stated. CBD is a compound in cannabis that is said by some to have medical effects but not be psychoactive.
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About GW Pharmaceuticals plc and Greenwich Biosciences
Founded in 1998, GW is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary cannabinoid product platform in a broad range of disease areas. GW, along with its U.S. subsidiary Greenwich Biosciences, is advancing an orphan ...
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Idaho bill would allow use of marijuana derivative
Cannabidiol, otherwise known as CBD oil, comes from cannabis but contain little or no THC. Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter vetoed legislation in 2015 that would have allowed children with severe forms of epilepsy to use CBD oil. Currently, 18 states allow use of "low THC, high cannabidiol (CBD)" products for ...
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Cannabis drug slashes the risk of an epileptic fit by nearly 50%, study finds
Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital analyzed 171 sufferers of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome aged between two and 55. The scientists investigated the effectiveness of cannabidiolas an add-on therapy in controlling drop seizures in patients with a treatment-resistant form of the condition.
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1 year after they fought for recognition, far-right lawmakers' bills will be heard
Under the proposed legislation, Idahoans seeking to use the oil for medical purposes for themselves or their minor children would have to apply to the Idaho Board of Pharmacy for a cannabidiolregistration card. Cannabidiol, otherwise known as CBD oil, comes from cannabis but contains little or no ...
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How Topical Marijuana Can Save Your Skin (And Hair And Body)
Cannabidiol or CBD, is the chemical compound that comprises most of the marijuana plant you perhaps know and also love. CBD accounts for the soothing, buoyant, good-vibes effects of weed (another, more casual term for marijuana). It's the counterpart to THC, the compound which accounts for the ...
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Indiana House recommends study committee look into legalizing medicinal marijuana
State Rep. Jim Lucas, R-Seymour, holds up a bottle of whiskey on the House floor Thursday to make the point that alcohol annually kills far more Hoosiers than marijuana, and yet is a legal, plant-derived product regulated by the state. Representatives later voted 94-0 to recommend a study committee ...
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Field Guide: Kathy Ireland's CBD line, the iMac of herb gardening, and infused TCHO chocolate
Supermodel turned supermogul Kathy Ireland has joined the raft of celebrities dipping their toe in the burgeoning cannabidiol market. Via GreenState and PageSix. Legalizing cannabis would generate $132B in taxes and over one million new jobs through 2025, a new analysis concludes, even if a ...
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Cannabidiol in patients with seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
Patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a rare, severe form of epileptic encephalopathy, are frequently treatment resistant to available medications. No controlled studies have investigated the use of cannabidiol for patients with seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. We therefore ...
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Liposomal cannabidiol
Liposomal cannabidiol. •. •. Sayaç.
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(GWPCARE4): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 3 trial
Cannabidiol in patients with seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (GWPCARE4): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 3 trial. Elizabeth A Thiele. x. Elizabeth A Thiele. Search for articles by this author ...
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Cannabidiol reduces drop seizures in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
Takeaway. When added to conventional antiepileptic drugs for treatment-resistant seizures in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, cannabidiol reduces drop seizure frequency. Why this matters. There is unmet need for antiseizure therapies in this population. Key results. Relative to the placebo group, the ...
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SIB. NO. 309q
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII: SECTION 1. Chapter 329, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows: “S329-. Food and Drug Administration-approved drugs; cannabidiol. (a) Upon approval ...
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