Blog posts tagged "CBD oil"

The Health Benefits of CBD Oil & How to Consume It

CBD is an acronym for cannabidiol, one of dozens of known compounds found in the cannabis plant. Unlike its sister compound, tetrahydrocannabinol, CBD does not cause the same euphoric high as THC. CBD oil can be consumed in quite a few ways. It can come in an oil, which can be added to vape juice and consumed through a vape pen. Before you run out to your local vitamin shop or dispensary to pick up a CBD wax vape pen, here’s a quick rundown on what exactly CBD oil is and what benefits it has.

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Billy’s Story: A Mother's Fight to Change Cannabis Laws in the UK

Charlotte was determined to do anything she could to help Billy who was at times suffering up to 100 seizures a day, completely robbing him of any quality of life. When the doctors found an inoperable lesion on the left temporal lobe of Billy’s brain, Billy was referred to a medical cannabis specialist in hopes of reducing the seizures another way...

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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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