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Bill Gates - Makes Cannabis a Medicine Last Updated on 2017-09-20 13:55:09 Forbes  |  by Janet Burns For The Past 12 Years, Bill Gates Did What The FDA Won't: He Made Cannabis A Medicine In 2005, Bill Gates had a life changing meeting with veterans of the War in Afghanistan through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Ever since hearing their stories that day, Gates has set out to find the safest, most effective form of medicinal cannabis for treating the conditions of former solders and others, and to bring that product to the masses. After 12 years of non-stop research and advocacy, those goals are finally in hand..... Gates, whose company recovers CBD from cannabis plants using the 'green method' of supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) with C02 ... Cannabinoid, or CBD, is a miracle product that everyone has been using to Completete various conditions, including chronic pain, anxiety, nausea, rheumatoid arthritis,... More »
FDA Notice Calls CBD "Beneficial" Last Updated on 2017-08-23 19:35:25 Cannabis Business Times | August 21st 2017 | Melissa Schiller In an Aug. 14 notice requesting public comments for a UN drug committee, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said CBD was the only beneficial substance on the international committee’s list of 17 substances under review. In the descriptions of the substances under review, the FDA stated, “CBD has been shown to be beneficial in experimental models of several neurological disorders, including those of seizure and epilepsy. In the United States, CBD-containing products are in human clinical testing in three therapeutic areas, but no such products are approved by FDA for marketing for medical purposes in the United States.” The notice goes on to say that CBD is a Schedule I controlled substance under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). The FDA is looking for public input on CBD’s (and the... More »
80% of respondents found CBD effective in alleviating pain Last Updated on 2017-08-18 13:34:21 source article: The Case For Cannabidiol Almost Half of All CBD Users Have Stopped Using Modern Medicine GreenRush Daily  |  By J.e. Reich  |  August 8th 2017 The study, which was orchestrated and co-sponsored by HelloMD and the Brightfield Group. As per the report, 2,400 respondents out of 150,000 HelloMD members were used to garner data. The report concluded that 42 percent of CBD users preferred using the extract over more traditional medications, which ranged from ibuprofen to harder medications like Vicodin. In addition to these stats, 80 percent of respondents found CBD “very or extremely effective” in alleviating pain. More »
CBD suppress inflammation and pain by targeting receptors Last Updated on 2017-07-24 15:55:20 source: The Rockefeller University Press   Wei Xiong,1 Tanxing Cui,3,4,5 Kejun Cheng,2 Fei Yang,6 Shao-Rui Chen,7 Dan Willenbring,3,4,5 Yun Guan,6 Hui-Lin Pan,7 Ke Ren,8 Yan Xu,3,4,5 and Li Zhang1 Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.   Go to: Abstract Certain types of nonpsychoactive cannabinoids can potentiate glycine receptors (GlyRs), an important target for nociceptive regulation at the spinal level. However, little is known about the potential and mechanism of glycinergic cannabinoids for chronic pain treatment. We report that systemic and intrathecal administration of cannabidiol (CBD), a major nonpsychoactive component of marijuana, and its modified derivatives significantly suppress chronic inflammatory and neuropathic pain without causing apparent... More »
New Research Shows Cannabidiol (CBD) Reduces Incision Pain Last Updated on 2017-07-24 13:19:15 CannaTech  |  By Samuel Cronin |  July 21, 2017 The study, conducted at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, investigated the effect of CBD administered either into the body or directly into the brain of rats using a postoperative pain model. Significant pain relief was found, serving as a valuable step along the way to expanding the medical uses of CBD. Pain is complex, involving many regions of the brain and with a distinct emotional aspect, too: persistent pain is frequently accompanied by negative emotions such as anxiety. The structure studied in this research, the rostral anterior cingulate cortex (rACC), has long been known for its role in pain, as well as stress, anxiety and reward. Neurons of the ACC connect many different pain regions of the brain, and lesions to it have been shown to suppress the emotional reactions to persistent pain. It is likely this... More »