CBD oil vs hemp capsules: What are they and what are the benefits?
CBD OIL has increased in popularity in the UK since hitting high street stores like Holland& Barrett earlier this year. But after the recent emergence of hemp capsules, what is the difference between the two and what are the benefits? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Concussion pill' shows promise in pre-clinical pilot study
(University of Miami Miller School of Medicine) The findings of a pre-clinical pilot study testing a of combining CBD (a cannabinoid derivative of hemp) with an NMDA antagonist (an anesthetic used in animals and humans) for the treatment of traumatic brain injury and concussion. were recently released, and show that the combination therapy improved the cognitive functions of animals, compared with those treated with a single vehicle. In addition, there were no adverse effects from either the combination therapy or the individual components. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The evidence is clear: Hemp slows the progression of ovarian cancer
(Natural News) Could hemp be the next big thing in natural medicine? New research has shown that the humble hemp plant has anti-cancer effects so profound that it can slow down the progression of ovarian cancer — and can stop cancer cells from spreading to other parts of the body, too. A cousin of the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Under Republican majority, U.S. Senate votes to LEGALIZE hemp farming across the nation
(Natural News) One of the key goals of Republicans is to limit government, end absurd regulations and set farmers free to generate economic abundance across the nation. In a stunning move led by U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky), the United States Senate has now passed legislation that ends hemp prohibition and would allow... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Congress May Soon Make CBD From Hemp Legal Congress May Soon Make CBD From Hemp Legal
Legislation that includes a measure to legalize hemp, rich in the compound used to produce numerous CBD oil products, made significant progress last week.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Congress May Soon Make CBD From Hemp Legal
Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate agree, but obstacles remain before hemp would be legalized. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New hemp extract store coming to Riverside
With CBD legal now in Kansas, business opportunities surrounding the product are becoming more plentiful. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Bryan Horwath Source Type: news

Researchers find that hemp can be used to treat ovarian cancer
(Natural News) Many people are aware that marijuana can help people who have cancer, but another member of the cannabis family has now shown tremendous potential for treating the disease as well. Like marijuana, hemp contains therapeutic components like cannabinol, cannabidiol, and tetrahydrocannabinol. It does not cause addiction, nor does it have psychoactive properties, yet... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cura Cannabis Is Now Producing Montel Williams' CBD Line For Nationwide Sale
The fast-growing cannabis oil company will distribute Williams'personal line of hemp-derived products in all 50 states. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Women at Forbes Source Type: news

Cura Cannabis Is Producing Montel Williams' CBD Line For National Distribution
The fast-growing cannabis oil company will distribute Williams'personal line of hemp-derived products around the country. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Women at Forbes Source Type: news

Cannabis sativa (hemp) seeds, δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol, and potential overdose - Yang Y, Lewis MM, Bello AM, Wasilewski E, Clarke HA, Kotra LP.
INTRODUCTION:Cannabis sativa (hemp) seeds are popular for their high nutrient content, and strict regulations are in place to limit the amount of potentially harmful phytocannabinoids, especially Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC). In Canada, this limit is... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Marijuana Not for Recreation - Govt
[The Herald] The use of cannabis, also known as hemp, for recreational purposes, is still illegal in Zimbabwe and the reason for legalising its production is specifically for medicinal and industrial purposes, Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 3, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Veterans push lawmakers to legalize hemp products
Hemp is derived from the cannabis plant, but does not contain THC, the chemical that makes you high (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could hemp help to beat ovarian cancer?
Although hemp has fallen out of favor over the years, some scientists believe that a certain strain could help in the battle against ovarian cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ovarian Cancer Source Type: news

Veterans push Congress to legalize hemp treatments
Veterans are twice as likely as non-veterans to die from accidental overdoses involving prescription opioids. In an effort to lower opioid intake, some veterans are turning to hemp products like CBD oil to treat chronic pain and PTSD. Nancy Cordes reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Introducing nextHEMP ™: Hemp Extract that is shown to be 20x More...
Compound Solutions, Inc. has partnered with ANANO Technologies (a subsidiary of Ananda Scientific, Inc.) to release one of the world's most bioavailable hemp extracts, nextHEMP™.(PRWeb April 25, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/04/prweb15435897.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hemp shows potential for treating ovarian cancer
(Experimental Biology 2018) Results from some of the first studies to examine hemp's ability to fight cancer show that it might one day be useful as plant-based treatment for ovarian cancer. Hemp is part of the same cannabis family as marijuana but doesn't have any psychoactive properties or cause addiction. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Cannabis Flowers Are Legal in Italy. You Just Can ’ t Eat or Smoke Them.
The new cannabis product has created a booming but unregulated economy in Italy. Is it a bubble waiting to be burst? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ELISABETTA POVOLEDO Tags: Marijuana Hemp Medical Marijuana Law and Legislation Italy Agriculture and Farming Politics and Government Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Source Type: news

Why hemp seeds from cannabis are a revolutionary superfood ready to save the people and the planet
(Natural News) Cannabis is one of the oldest domesticated crops known to man, dating back as far as approximately 8,000 B.C. There are many different varieties of the Cannabis sativa plant that are used for many different purposes, all of which have great value to people and the planet. However, most people have a myopic view of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marijuana-Based Medicine To Reduce Seizures Gets Positive FDA Review
WASHINGTON (AP) — A closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the United States, health officials said Tuesday. British drugmaker GW Pharmaceuticals is seeking permission to sell its purified form of an ingredient found in cannabis — one that doesn’t get users high — as a medication for rare, hard-to-treat seizures in children. If successful, the company’s liquid formula would be the first government-approved drug derived from the cannabis plant in the U.S. The Food and Drug Administration’s ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Cannabidiol Epidiolex Local TV Marijuana Oil Source Type: news

Ocado is the first supermarket to sell cannabis-infused water
From today, the UK-based site will sell Love Hemp Water, which is available from £1.29 and contains the cannabis-derived nutritional supplement cannabidiol (CBD). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why everyone could use a bit more flax in their diet
(Natural News) Flax is a humble but powerful seed as shown through it’s relatively modest status in the health world, even though it has been heralded as a key component in the Budwig Diet and many other life-saving protocols. It’s a tough job to stand up to the new kids on the block like hemp seed, but flax... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Cannabiz' retailer plans Crosstown-area shop
Javier Bailey has identified a space near Crosstown Concourse for the industrial hemp-derived cannabidiol oil lounge and herbal wellness retail store he's looking to open. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 26, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

'Cannabiz' retailer plans Crosstown-area shop
Javier Bailey has identified a space near Crosstown Concourse for the industrial hemp-derived cannabidiol oil lounge and herbal wellness retail store he's looking to open. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 26, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

Why hemp seeds from cannabis are a revolutionary superfood ready to save the people and the planet
(Natural News) Cannabis is one of the oldest domesticated crops known to man, dating back as far as approximately 8,000 B.C. There are many different varieties of the Cannabis sativa plant that are used for many different purposes, all of which have great value to people and the planet. However, most people have a myopic view of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New superfood trends for 2018 revealed
Next year's ''superfood'' roundup includes clay, hemp and protein powders made from crickets. FEMAIL takes a look at the coming health food trends predicted to be big in 2018. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The only source of CBD oil I personally test and trust is discounted through midnight, Sunday night
(Natural News) One of the reasons Native Hemp Solutions CBD products are frequently out of stock is because the manufacturer is often waiting on me to complete my laboratory quantitation analysis of its cannabinoid components. Using advanced laboratory instrumentation known as LC-MS-TOF, I measure the concentration of CBD, CBDA and other cannabinoids in their hemp... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The only source of CBD oil I personally test and trust
(Natural News) One of the reasons Native Hemp Solutions CBD products are frequently out of stock is because the manufacturer is often waiting on me to complete my laboratory quantitation analysis of its cannabinoid components. Using advanced laboratory instrumentation known as LC-MS-TOF, I measure the concentration of CBD, CBDA and other cannabinoids in their hemp... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Swiss cannabis farm aiming to supply 'legal weed' across Europe
With its low-THC and high-CBD products already on sale in Switzerland and France – and soon the UK – Swiss business CBD420 are keen to see clearer regulation around the supply of cannabisIn fields across Switzerland the harvest time for cannabis is coming to an end, and workers are distributing the crop to shops in France and Switzerland. Soon, the plants could be available across much of Europe.The man behind the operation is 31-year-old Jonas Duclos, a former banker, and what he is doing is legal. His business, CBD420, sells BlueDream, a strain of hemp cultivated to ensure the level of tetrahydrocannabinol (T...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 24, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Marsh Tags: Drugs Cannabis Science Europe World news Society Source Type: news

EU, China: Fibre crops for a bio-based future
Flax, hemp, kenaf... Fibre crops are used to make objects as varied as clothes, particle board and cosmetics. Research collaboration between Europe and China could help to make them even more attractive as a source of bio-based materials for industrial products. An EU-funded project has mapped out a path. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - November 9, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

Health Ranger to announce lab verification and product certification service for CBD oils and non-THC hemp extracts
(Natural News) Coming in early 2018, I will be announcing a commercial lab verification service that will allow CBD oil and dietary supplement companies to place “Lab Verified” labels on their products and websites, backed by ISO-accredited laboratory analysis that relies on high-end mass spec instrumentation. One of the issues we’re seeing today in the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

“Game-Changing " Dog Mobility Supplement Launches with Strong...
ElleVet Sciences announced the launch of “ElleVet Mobility,” a supplement made from a proprietary hemp oil blend designed to support joint function and mobility in older dogs.(PRWeb October 12, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/10/prweb14797340.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

M4MM Names Jackson Garth Vice President of Hemp Technology and Public...
Jackson Garth named Vice President of Hemp Technology and Public Policy(PRWeb September 20, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/09/prweb14702285.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hemp Cannabis Product Sales Projected To Hit $1 Billion In 3 Years
Hemp CBD product sales projected to hit a billion dollars in 2020 according to a new report from Brightfield Group. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Debra Borchardt, Contributor Tags: OTC:CVSI OTC:MJNA OTC:ISOLF Source Type: news

California's hemp farms producing massive tonnage of toxic chemical runoff, polluting thousands of acres of land
(Natural News) Illegal marijuana farms in California have left acres of land so contaminated with toxic chemicals and fertilizers that a quarter-teaspoon could kill a bear. Already five law enforcement officers have been sent to the hospital for severe skin rashes and respiratory problems. This, after just touching a polluted area. Government officials say that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cannabis education event coming to Pittsburgh
Greenhouse Ventures, an innovation accelerator for startups in the cannabis and industrial hemp industries, has partnered with The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp at Thomas Jefferson University on a series of events across Pennsylvania to educate healthcare professionals on the state's emerging medical cannabis industry. The PA Medicinal Cannabis Education Tour will stop in six cities, including Pittsburgh, through September, offering current information on medicinal… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 12, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Lydia Nuzum Source Type: news

Who's Ron Wyden? Only The Five-Term Senator Behind The KOMBUCHA Bill And'Hemp History Week '
In an open hearing with Jeff Sessions, the active and experienced lawmaker took a stand this month, which he's made a habit of on the Senate floor. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Women at Forbes Source Type: news

Nevada just legalized cultivation of industrial hemp; feds still consider hemp agriculture a felony crime
(Natural News) Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has recently signed into law Senate Bill 396, which will allow the cultivation of industrial hemp for commercial purposes. The bill would also authorize the production of agricultural hemp seed in the state. The law’s approval meant that Nevada has nullified a federal prohibition in hemp products in practice and effect... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hemp plants show potential as sustainable fibre alternative
Hemp has been a source for materials, fibres and textiles for millennia. Now, an EU-funded project has used cutting-edge genomic approaches to boost hemp production, improve quality and advance scientific understanding of the crop. The research has led to new varieties and processes, providing a sustainable alternative to synthetic fibres and a wide range of other bio-based products. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - May 26, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

Health Ranger's science paper on cannabis extract analysis published in mainstream science journal LC/GC
(Natural News) As I promised fans and readers a year ago, a mainstream, peer-reviewed science journal has just published a science paper I co-authored. The paper has been published by the LC/GC journal and is entitled Liquid Chromatography–Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry for Cannabinoid Profiling and Quantitation in Hemp Oil Extracts. This is the first science paper... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medi-juana dispensary Aloha Green to sell non-THC products
Medical cannabis dispensary Aloha Green Holdings said it will begin selling cannabidiol or CBD-only products derived from hemp, along with other related products at its 1314 S. King Street location in Honolulu next month. As part of its “soft opening” on June 8, Helen Cho, director of integrated strategy for the Oahu-based dispensary, said it will sell the non-THC products as it waits on the Hawaii State Department of Health to certify a testing lab. THC is the psychoactive compound in marijuana. By… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anna Hrushka Source Type: news

Medi-juana dispensary Aloha Green to sell non-THC products
Medical cannabis dispensary Aloha Green Holdings said it will begin selling cannabidiol or CBD-only products derived from hemp, along with other related products at its 1314 S. King Street location in Honolulu next month. As part of its “soft opening” on June 8, Helen Cho, director of integrated strategy for the Oahu-based dispensary, said it will sell the non-THC products as it waits on the Hawaii State Department of Health to certify a testing lab. THC is the psychoactive compound in marijuana. By… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anna Hrushka Source Type: news

Optimization of hemp-ground tire rubber/high density polyethylene composites
(Bentham Science Publishers) Recent interest in lignocellulosic fibers was devoted to improve the mechanical properties of polymers. But one of their main limitation is the poor compatibility and adhesion between these polar/hydrophilic fibers with most commercial resins being non-polar and hydrophobic. This problem has been partially solved using physical and chemical surface treatments, and/or the addition of a coupling agent (phase compatibilization). (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 23, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

BREAKING: Health food stores raided for CBDs, police ridiculously claim they're narcotics
(Natural News) It seems that cops are now cracking down on the sale of CBD oil, even if it’s made from hemp. Two health food stores in Bismarck, North Dakota were subjected to police raids this past week — for selling CBD oil. Officers from the police force’s Narcotics division “visited” the Bisman Food Co-op... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hemp seed oil may possibly (but not probably) cause cannabinoid poisoning
2.5 out of 5 stars Cannabinoid Poisoning by Hemp Seed Oil in a Child. Chinello M et al. Pediatr Emerg Care 2017;33:344-345. Abstract This interesting but non-dispositive short case report from Italy suggests that, in rare instances, commercially marketed hemp seed oil can cause mild cannabinoid toxicity. A 2-year-7-month old male was brought to hospital with altered mental status and several hours of “decreased alertness, refusal to walk, and no verbal response.” Additional findings included: “paleness, stupor, [and] low reactivity to stimulation.” Pulse rate was 129 bpm. There was no ataxia. The p...
Source: The Poison Review - May 10, 2017 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Gussow Tags: Medical cannabinoid cannabis hemp seed oil pediatric subacute poisoning Source Type: news

Watch this fascinating CBD analysis lab science walkthrough by the Health Ranger (VIDEO)
(Natural News) Have you ever wondered exactly HOW hemp extracts are analyzed using laboratory instrumentation to determine the concentration of cannabinoids such as CBD, THC, CBD-A and more? In this video, the Health Ranger narrates a fascinating (and highly technical) screen capture walkthrough of a mass spec laboratory analysis of hemp extracts. This video covers:... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hemp food products surged 44% to $129 million in sales despite insane regulations
(Natural News) Hemp is an incredibly versatile plant that is also extremely nutritious.  It’s used to create building materials, automobiles, paper, clothing, jewelry and furniture, but it can also be found in a variety of heath-focused foods. Hemp-based foods are a budding market, with a wide array of offerings: Hemp protein powder, hemp seeds and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

[Report] On the origins of oxygenic photosynthesis and aerobic respiration in Cyanobacteria
The origin of oxygenic photosynthesis in Cyanobacteria led to the rise of oxygen on Earth ~2.3 billion years ago, profoundly altering the course of evolution by facilitating the development of aerobic respiration and complex multicellular life. Here we report the genomes of 41 uncultured organisms related to the photosynthetic Cyanobacteria (class Oxyphotobacteria), including members of the class Melainabacteria and a new class of Cyanobacteria (class Sericytochromatia) that is basal to the Melainabacteria and Oxyphotobacteria. All members of the Melainabacteria and Sericytochromatia lack photosynthetic machinery, indicati...
Source: ScienceNOW - March 31, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Rochelle M. Soo Source Type: news

Improve Your Mood With Turmeric Root (Curcumin)
"Dr. Sears," C.R. asked me, "I know curcumin is good for treating a lot of things, but can it improve someone's mood?" This morning, one of the women on my staff, C.R., came into my office to talk to me about her 15-year-old son. He'd been irritable and moody and sleeping a lot lately. Most mornings, he'd miss the bus to school and then stress about being late. But today, he was up on time with his backpack packed and a smile on his face. C.R. even heard him whistling in the shower! And he was at the bus stop 10 minutes early. C. R. started taking curcumin supplements a few weeks ago. She ha...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - March 21, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Could marijuana help fight obesity in America?
(Natural News) Marijuana might have earned a reputation for giving people “the munchies”, driving them to crave snack foods while under the influence, but a new study shows that the drug could actually be a surprisingly effective way to help combat the obesity epidemic that is killing Americans. Hemp may also offer benefits that can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news