Monthly Archives: July 2014

Why the bill to legalize CBD stops short

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The House of Representatives is deciding on a bill that would exempt CBD from the federal ban on cannabis, but stops short of legalizing the many other cannabinoids that most patients consume.  While many are celebrating […]

A federal bill introduced to legalize CBD

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A bipartisan bill introduced in the House of Representatives on Monday would legalize a compound in marijuana used to treat severe epilepsy.

The legislation, called the “Charlotte’s Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014,” would exclude “therapeutic hemp” […]

New research on cannabis and cancer tumors

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“THC, the major active component of marijuana, has anti-cancer properties,” Dr. Peter McCormick, a researcher from University of East Anglia in England and co-author of the study, said in a statement. “This compound is known to […]