Report co-author says results are preliminary but promising. Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan say preliminary results suggest medicinal cannabis oil can reduce or completely stop seizures in children experiencing severe and drug-resistant epilepsy. The study, funded by Jim Pattison’s Children’s Hospital Foundation, monitored seven children with severe pediatric epilepsy, a debilitating condition that can cause children to suffer as many...
It’s common these days to hear about a food or beverage company investing in cannabis. It’s more unusual for a cannabis company to, say, snap up a soda brand. In recent months, an emerging cannabis firm has quickly acquired a significant position in Jones Soda (JSDA) with an eye on bringing the wild child of soft drinks into CBD beverages. Late...
Whether you’re a CBD newbie or you’ve been (literally) bathing in it for years, figuring out your ideal dose is incredibly confusing—until now. CBD oil is unquestionably the most buzz-worthy ingredient right now. It’s so popular, in fact, that revenue from products made with CBD—the naturally-occurring compound present in the flowers and leaves of cannabis plants (there’s no THC, which...
Hundreds of academics across the country are waiting on a complex approval process to begin studying the impacts of cannabis on an array of topics including impacts on drivers, CTV News has learned. Health Canada says that as it transitions hundreds of authorized research licences from the Narcotics Control Regulations to the Cannabis Act, “there have been challenges in processing...
Plenty of Americans still don’t know the first thing about CBD, but that’s not stopping mainstream retailers from hawking it to consumers. Brands such as CVS, Martha Stewart, and Neiman Marcus have been selling the stuff for a while now, and apparel outlets Abercrombie & Fitch and DSW recently announced plans to stock CBD on their shelves, too. Now teen...
It’s 2019 and we still live in a world where one small study, on mice, with a highly questionable methodology, published in a marginal journal, with major flaws, leads to a clickbait media panic. Recently, you may have seen a Forbes article headlined “Marijuana Study Finds CBD Can Cause Liver Damage” that reported on a study out of the University...
As we all know, Prop 64 legalized cannabis for adult use in California. Voters gave it the green light in November 2016, paving the way for legal, licensed dispensaries to open their doors beginning in January 2018. Many Californians celebrated by flocking to dispensary doors and soon afterward consuming their first taste of legal, adult use cannabis. But that’s...