Blog posts tagged "cannabidiol"

Sgt. Patient

Are you a veteran who has benefited from cannabis? Share your story with us. Email us at for more details. Our regular blog series, "Sgt. Patient," lets veterans share how medical marijuana has improved their quality of life. Your story might be featured in one of our weekly blog posts. Share anonymously if you want, our hope is that your story might inspire others. Help us make a difference. We would love to hear from you. #SgtPatient

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UAB Releases Preliminary Results of MMJ Study: Cannabidiol Oil Therapy for Severe Seizures

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) launched the studies of CBD oil as a treatment for severe, intractable seizures in April of 2015. The studies, an adult study at UAB and a pediatric study at Children’s of Alabama, were authorized by the Alabama Legislature in 2014 by legislation known as Carly’s Law. Dr. Jerzy Szaflarski, professor in the Department of Neurology stated “The studies are ongoing, and we have a lot more to learn; but these preliminary findings are encouraging..."

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CBD May Be the Key to Curing PTSD

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a derivative of cannabis that does not produce the "high" caused by THC. Because it lacks the psychoactive effects, CBD oil is legal in the US and UK. Case studies show it may be the key to curing PTSD...

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