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CBD Medication Epidiolex Receives a Positive Review from the FDA

It’s been some time since we started seeing news about a CBD (cannabidiol) based medicine  called Epidiolex being developed by the British company GW Pharmaceuticals. The marijuana-derived cannabinoid has proven useful in the treatment of seizures – and GW Pharmaceuticals has been conducting a drug trial using Epidiolex to treat two rare forms of intractable epilepsy, Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), and the results of those trials are currently under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) . If Epidiolex is approved by the FDA, then it will be one of the first cannabinoid-based medications –...

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Global Cannabis Pioneer Tikun Olam and Ilera Healthcare Announce Pennsylvania Partnership to Deliver Science-Backed Cannabis Products to PA MMJ Patients

PHILADELPHIA, PA and NEW YORK, NY (APRIL 17, 2018) – Tikun Olam, the world leader in cannabis science, and Ilera Healthcare, Pennsylvania’s premier medical marijuana cultivator, processor and dispenser, have finalized a deal to bring Tikun’s world-renowned medical marijuana strains to medical cannabis patients in the Keystone State later this year. This partnership combines Tikun Olam’s history of peer-reviewed scientific research and unprecedented clinical data collection with Ilera’s expertise in formulating and delivering high-quality pharmaceutical-grade medical cannabis products to Pennsylvanians. Products developed from Tikun Olam’s proprietary strains, including its world-renowned Avidekel™ high-CBD strain, will be available in vape oils, tinctures and topical...

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Is Recreational Marijuana Legalization Dead in Australia?

Australia’s Minister of Health is knocking down hopes that a Green Party plan to legalize cannabis for adult use in Australia could see the light of day, saying the government would oppose any such plan. “Our job is to protect the health of Australians,” Hunt said. “This action by the Greens risks the health of Australians.” Hunt, like many people who haven’t really looked into the cannabis issue, believes marijuana is a gateway to other drugs, an assertion that has been debunked time and time again. In a statement accompanying the announcement earlier this week, Richard Di Natale of...

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Project Juice Adds the Chill to Organic Goodies with New CBD Products

Joining other trailblazers, Project Juice announces a new Wellness Shot, Chocolate and Boost SAN FRANCISCO – (APRIL 17, 2018) – Project Juice, the West Coast’s renowned organic cold-pressed juice and clean eating company, is proud to announce its adding CBD products to its stash of organic goodies, with the addition of a CBD Chill Tonic Wellness Shot, CBD Chill Chocolates and the CBD Chill Boost, all debuting April 20. More and more studies are showing CBD – the non-psychoactive naturally occurring cannabinoid found in the hemp plant – to have strong health benefits, including helping the body maintain homeostasis, relieve...

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Colorado Senator Says Trump Pledged to Leave State-Legal Cannabis Alone

In January of this year, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo, which discouraged prosecutors from pursuing cases involving marijuana in states that had legalized it. Sessions got more than a little backlash – everyone from activists to politicians and industry officials in various states, among others – for this move. It also prompted Republican Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado to decide to withhold his nominees for the Department of Justice until a resolution on this issue was reached. Nearly four months later, Senator Gardner has recently announced that he has confirmation from President Trump that the Department...

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04-16-2018 – Cannabis News with Joe Klare

Joe Klare discusses reactions to John Boehner’s entry into the cannabis industry, a novel excuse some cops came up with to account for missing marijuana, the latest on the medical marijuana program in Maryland and a big giveaway announcement for Youtube subscribers. 04-16-2018 – Ep. 116 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/reactions-to-john-boehner-joining-the-cannabis-industry-are-mixed/ http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-43738022 http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bs-md-marijuana-dispensaries-20180412-story.html Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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