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For treating epileptic seizures, pharmaceutical CBD is more effective than ‘artisanal’ alternatives, researchers say

Children and teens with epilepsy who were treated with pharmaceutical cannabidiol (CBD) had much better seizure control than those who were treated ...
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CBD fraud? Fate of controversial CBD industry could be decided by lawsuits alleging misleading marketing

Since the Food and Drug Administration can’t figure out whether supplements that contain cannabidiol, the marijuana-adjacent oil known as CBD, are ...
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Why are Americans obsessed with unproven CBD supplements?

CBD belongs to a class of chemicals called cannabinoids, dozens of which have been identified in cannabis and hemp plants, ...
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Can CBD treat autism, epilepsy? Growing body of evidence suggests it may be possible

A single dose of cannabidiol, a component of marijuana, eases seizures and improves learning and sociability in mice with mutations ...
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Viewpoint: Our efforts to learn more about cannabis benefits, risks are hampered by federal research barriers

As cannabis researchers, we work in a field whose unknowns could positively or negatively affect the health of millions of ...
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We have a marijuana shortage. Bioengineered yeast could solve that problem.

Yeast are the linchpin of the beer and wine markets. So why not marijuana? ...
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Curaleaf’s unproven claims that CBD treats cancer, Alzheimer’s, chronic pain draws FDA warning

The company Curaleaf claims that it has developed products that can treat a slew of the most formidable conditions found ...
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Viewpoint: Evidence for CBD oil as a miracle cure-all ‘isn’t impressive at all’

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is everywhere and seemingly in everything these days. It’s touted as a panacea for a massive range ...
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‘Uncharted territory’: Doctors struggle with patient demand for unproven CBD supplements

[Jacqueline] French, a neurologist at New York University’s Langone Health, tries to steer her patients away from sprinting to the ...
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Marijuana compound CBD could help people fight opioid addiction

A new study out [May 21] is the latest to suggest that cannabis—or at least a key ingredient of it—might ...
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Pot-smoking study suggests CBD plays key role in protecting a stoned brain

Cannabidiol—the ingredient of cannabis that doesn’t make you high, commonly called CBD—might be the angel to THC’s devil, a new ...
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Taking a bad trip and why marijuana edibles may be a prescription for psychosis

A study looked at high-potency cannabis and psychosis. The findings were astonishing ...
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Gene Drive Files ‘cabal’—and biotech rejectionist efforts to derail research on technology with potential to fight crop pests

The email came from Roylan Saah, coordinator of Genetic Biocontrol of Invasive Rodents at Island Conservation, a non-profit dedicated to ...