Posts in Medical Cannabis
Legitimacy vs. Sensationalism: The Spectrum of Cannabis News Reporting

Recently we discussed the current status of cannabis research following the Federal Health Agency’s indictment of the plant’s Schedule I status as the cause of what the FHA deems ‘slow’ progress in this area. In fact, the number of small studies being published and making headlines in major publications is actually growing quite rapidly as more states legalize cannabis use.

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Federal Health Agency Blames Schedule I Status For ‘Slow’ Cannabis Research, Commits To Fund Studies

Unfortunately, cannabis’ status as a Schedule I drug has delayed the progress of effective research about the plant’s medicinal uses. While some states have chosen to legalize cannabis at the state level, the DEA and the United States at large still categorize it as Schedule I controlled substance.

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Thanks to the FDA, We May Soon See CBD Regulation in the U.S.

Scott Gottlieb, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, gave medical cannabis industry professionals cause for reserved excitement recently with a speech at the annual conference for National Association of State Departments of Agriculture.  

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GUEST POST: Medical Cannabis and Alzheimer’s Disease - What You Should Know

Medical cannabis has been used for years in the treatment and management of chronic illnesses including cancer, chronic pain, anxiety and sleep issues. More recently, researchers have been looking into the efficacy of medical cannabis in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

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