1. CBD Hemp Oil is non-psychoactive and will not get you “high.” This is because hemp (and the CBD extracted from it) has virtually no THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. 2. CBD Hemp Oil is 100% legal in all 50 U.S. states and Canada. The legality of CBD can be confusing because of the association with cannabis. However, CBD oil made from hemp is not a federal controlled substance. Thus, it is legal in every state regardless of each state’s medical marijuana laws. 3. CBD Hemp Oil may be an effective treatment option for joint pain/inflammation, anxiety, stress and/or sleeping problems… Read Article →

The day that many fibromyalgia sufferers have been waiting for has finally come. Fibromyalgia is real and is now recognized as such by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the National Center for Health Statistics. Effective October 1, 2015, fibromyalgia has its own diagnosis code that is included in the list of official diagnostic codes used by the U.S. healthcare industry including doctors, insurance companies and government agencies. ICD-10-CM (International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification) is the most recent revision to the list of these codes that now includes fibromyalgia. Previously, doctors had to use a general… Read Article →

Tue, Jun 21: Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott addressed what she’s calling her next big challenge; Canada’s new assisted dying law at the biennial convention of the Canadian Nurses Association. Global’s Andrew Cromwell reports http://globalnews.ca/video/2777644/federal-health-minister-addresses-assisted-death-marijuana-legislation-in-saint-john/

Parents of children suffering from epilepsy say a recent move by Canadian border agents to seize shipments of medical marijuana oil from an American company could have a catastrophic effect on their children’s health. The families have sent letters to the federal government pleading for the border to allow shipments of Charlotte’s Web, a type of marijuana oil that has been touted by some researchers as an effective therapy for hard-to-treat forms of epilepsy. Charlotte’s Web – named after a five-year-old Colorado girl with epilepsy whose condition improved after being treated with marijuana oil –… Read Article →

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay  — Uruguay is home to the world’s first government-regulated national marketplace for pot, so it’s not surprising that growers have a competition for best marijuana. At the Cannabis Cup over the weekend, a panel of regional experts judged entries for aroma, flavor, effects and strength before picking the winners of the best indoor and outdoor crops. WATCH: Federal government announces launch of marijuana legalization task force Silver cups were awarded to the winners, such as Guillermo Amandola, who won in the self-grown outdoor crop category, and Eduardo Bandera, for self-grown indoor pot. READ… Read Article →

Marshall Christensen holds his daughter Jessica, who has a severe form of epilepsy known as Dravet Syndrome. Story highlights Epilepsy is a general term for several diagnoses that involve recurring seizures There is no identifiable cause of epilepsy in 50% of cases Epilepsy symptoms vary from a blank stare to repeated twitching of arms and legs An estimated 2.3 million adults in the United States have epilepsy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Actress Sky McCole Bartusiak, who passed away Saturday, was one of them. Bartusiak’s mother said her daughter had suffered… Read Article →

The family of 18-year-old Queen’s University student Andrea Mariano say she went into anaphylactic shock after drinking a smoothie on campus. Peter Kim reports. – A A + Listen Andrea Mariano had just finished a class at Queen’s University on Sept. 15 and decided to go get a smoothie on campus, according to her family. It was her second day of her first-year of university. “She had ordered a smoothie. All her life she has been very particular about letting whoever it is that is preparing her food know,” Andrea’s cousin Hedellaine Valentin told Global… Read Article →

Updated Sept. 23/15: A Canadian university student in her first year of studies has died of an anaphylactic reaction. Andrea Mariano, 18, who had just begun studying arts and sciences at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, passed away on Sept. 18, 2015 following a severe reaction. Andrea’s grieving family, who live in Thornhill, Ontario, said the cause of death was anaphylaxis. Andrea had known peanut and dairy allergies. Hedellaine Valentin, Andrea’s cousin, told Global-TV News that the reaction happened after the young woman ordered a smoothie on campus. The teen was not carrying either of her… Read Article →

When it comes to anxiety, most of us are no stranger to the sensation. Although some of us get it just from time to time, others suffer from the disorder constantly. Everyone’s course of treatment is different, but there are a number of daily habits that can help reduce your anxiety, and incorporating these activities into your life can help reduce your symptoms overall. Considering 18 percent of the American population has anxiety disorder, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, it’s important to know how we can take the proper steps to… Read Article →

If you want the candidate with the highest probability of ensuring marijuana will be legal across the country, Donald Trump is your best option. In 1990, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune has Donald Trump on record claiming US drug enforcement is ‘a joke’ and all drugs should be legalized to ‘take the profit away from these drug czars.’ According to Trump, tax revenues from a legalized drug trade will be used to educate the public on the dangers of drugs. It’s no surprise that Trump’s isolationist tactics of building a wall that divides Mexico and the US along with banning all Muslims from entering… Read Article →

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