With the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of G.W. Pharmaceuticals’ CBD oil-based drug Epidiolex being deemed a “safe and effective” treatment option for certain forms of epilepsy, the DEA must now downgrade CBD on the Controlled Substances list. According to a report in Business Insider, DEA public affairs representative Barbara Carreno recently claimed that the...
CBD oil popularity among sports enthusiasts continues to grow at an astounding pace, with some professional athletes going so far as to launch lines of CBD products. Still, most professional leagues ban their athletes from using CBD oil, too afraid to brush up against the federal government and the confusing...
FDA officials finally approved the world’s first phytocannabinoid-based drug, Epidiolex, developed by pharmaceutical-maker by GW Pharmaceuticals. The drug is designed for use in treating two severe forms of childhood epilepsy and is the very first FDA-approved medication that contains a purified cannabinoid derived from cannabis. Moreover, it is the first...
When taking CBD to treat a medical condition, it’s important to know whether or not it can interact chemically with other medications. Some interactions may be beneficial to a person, while others can be highly dangerous. Moreover, specific drug effects may increase while others may result in a decreased...
So far, 29 states, plus Puerto Rico and Washington D.C. have passed laws permitting doctors to recommend CBD oil to their patients. What this means is that the lawmaking bodies in these states have listened to the testimony and looked at the evidence and decided that CBD has some...