CBD

Studies show that cannabinoids may help fight certain breast cancers

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Justin Kander

2/28/2015

www.MedicalJane.com

For years, studies have suggested cannabinoids fight different forms of breast cancer. THC has been shown to induce apoptosis in ErbB2-positive breast cancer cells and inhibit tumor growth in animals. CBD is known to work […]

Strains with the highest CBD

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A list of the highest CBD strains which allow patients to benefit from the therapeutic effects of medical cannabis without feeling any of the psychoactive effects.  Read more

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 […]

As children get results from medical cannabis, laws are changing

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For many of the kids, their seizures are dropping in number and intensity, and kids long lost to their medical conditions – or the powerful drugs used to treat them – are rediscovering the world.

News of […]

Epilepsy Foundation has recognized marijuana as epilepsy treatment

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The Epilepsy Foundation has recognized medical marijuana as a treatment for epilepsy, calling for better access to the drug and more research into its possibilities.

“The Epilepsy Foundation supports the rights of patients and families living with […]

Mothers are a powerful lobby for medical marijuana

 

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Empowered by stories circulated through social media and the news about children suffering from seizure disorders who have been successfully treated with cannabis, mothers have become a strong force in the medical marijuana movement.  

Which cannabis strain works best for your condition?

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There are hundreds of varieties of medical cannabis, each with slightly different medicinal effects.  Finding the right medicine will likely require trying out a number of varieties, but the […]

Why Marinol is less effective than Cannabis.

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While science has not yet shown the exact role or mechanism for all these various compounds, evidence is mounting that these compounds work better together than in isolation: That is the “entourage effect.”

Take the case […]