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Specific Therapeutic Benefits of Cannabidiol Validated by FDA

What's most transformative about this drug approval is that this is the first time the FDA - the governmental arbiter of safe and effective medicine in the United States - has approved any substance derived from the cannabis plant.

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Combining CBD with Chemotherapy Posts Promising Results in Pancreatic Cancer Model

Mice who received a combination of CBD and chemotherapy survived nearly three times as long as the mice given the placebo, and around twice as long as the mice given CBD or chemotherapy alone.

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American Osteopathic Association Declares Support for Review of Medical Cannabis

The American Osteopathic Association supports the reclassification of cannabis as a Schedule II Drug to facilitate advancement in clinical, public health, patient safety and health policy research, according to a resolution approved by the AOA House of Delegates.

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Neuroprotective Cannabis Compounds May Help Treat Parkinson's Disease

Mounting evidence suggests that the inflammatory processes in the brain contribute to the pathologies of Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders.

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Cannabinoids, the Heart of the Matter

Review claims that most people and many scientists are not aware of the potential uses for cannabinoids in treating cardiac hypertrophy and other heart diseases.

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British Government Set to Loosen Rules on Medicinal Cannabis

The changes concern the reclassification of cannabis to make it a schedule 2 drug, allowing it to be prescribed by medical professionals and possessed lawfully by anybody with a valid medical prescription.

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Unique Cannabinoid Profile May Help Control Autoimmune Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis

A unique cannabis strain that has the capacity to inhibit dendritic-dependent T-cells proliferation has been identified by researchers in Israel.

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CBD Bioavailability Enhanced by Novel Drug Delivery Technology

CBD delivered from Lexaria’s TurboCBDTM capsules was absorbed much more effectively than from the positive control, delivering 317% more CBD to blood at the 30-minute mark of the study.

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Cannabidiol Prevents Nausea in Rats

The cannabis-derived compound could be used to treat nausea in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy.

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