Blog posts tagged "study"


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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Medical Marijuana, The Answer to Joint Pain?

Jonathan Greenberg suffers from severe osteoarthritis and has already had three knee surgeries though he is only 28 years old. You can understand his excitement when he discovered a 2013 study showing "activating the cannabinoid receptors that are drastically reduced in osteoarthritis patients reduced inflammation, thus reducing pain," which means cannabis may provide the relief he's been looking for! Here, "Little Jon" shares his personal story and hope for the future of joint pain sufferers...

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