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Can CBD Help to Treat COPD?

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the most common respiratory order in the world. In the United States alone, it is the third primary cause of death. While there is no currently known cure for...

CBD for Autism: Treatment, Benefits & Usage

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There are many people who question the benefits of using CBD to manage autism. There are initial scientific studies investigating the relationship between CBD and autism. However, scientific studies are still in a preliminary stage so most evidence is anecdotal. Recent reports suggest that CBD can assist children with reoccurring seizures.

Recreational Cannabis Decriminalised by Italy and Home Cultivation is Legalised

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Italy is on course to be one of the first countries in Europe to decriminalise cannabis for adult recreational use.

Where to Wear a CBD Patch

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CBD patches are becoming increasingly popular among sophisticated CBD consumers. There are several key factors that affect the efficacy of a CBD patch, with one key element being where the patch is placed on your body.

CBD for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

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Can CBD Relieve the Symptoms of Tinnitus?

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With no viable existing cure for tinnitus, an increasing amount of research highlights the potential of CBD in managing its symptoms. Learn more here!

The Irish Government Offers Direct Payment for Medical Cannabis Prescriptions

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As a result of demands for reform to the Irish Medical Cannabis Access Programme, the Department of Health has announced that patients with a medical cannabis prescription will now be able to access direct payments to assist in covering the cost of their prescriptions. 

What is The Entourage Effect of CBD?

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When conducting research into cannabis and CBD specifically, the entourage effect will consistently come up. The entourage effect is a phenomenon often associated with cannabis where cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids, and other compounds produce a combined effect that is far more powerful than a single ingredient used in isolation. One way of considering the entourage effect is to imagine the compounds of the hemp plant working as a team instead of each compound effecting the body in its own individual manner. 

Does CBD Help with Tattoo Healing?

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Learn more about how CBD can aid the before, during and after of getting a tattoo.

CBD oil vs Hemp Oil – What’s the Difference?

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CBD oil and hemp seed oil come from different parts of the cannabis plant. This leads to various differences in their properties and uses. Learn more here.

Trial Investigating the Efficacy of Treating Brain Tumours with Sativex

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The first ever study in the world that intends to discover if Sativex in combination with chemotherapy can treat glioblastoma. 

Several leading cancer charities and the NHS are going to investigate whether a cannabis-based mouth spray can help to treat brain tumours and enable patients to live a longer life. 

CBD for ADHD: Does it Work? Research, Side Effects & Considerations

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ADHD stands for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and is one of the most prominent mental health disorders that affect children and young adults. That said, it is not just limited to young, as many adults are also affected by ADHD.

Can CBD Help Treat Parkinson’s Disease and its Symptoms?

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As CBD has increased in popularity globally, many people are looking to see if it may be able to help with their particular ailment or condition. One of the conditions that CBD may be useful in treating is Parkinson’s disease, although more research still needs to be done.

How CBD Balm can Help Psoriasis Symptoms

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Millions of people around the world have to live with psoriasis as part of their daily lives. Psoriasis is an auto-immune disease, and it is chronic in its nature. Those who suffer with psoriasis often have an overactive immune system which causes skin cells to grow faster than they should. This results in the skin becoming red, scaly and extremely painful patches of skin begin to build up. The areas of skin that are impacted by psoriasis are itchy, disruptive and quite unseemly.

Alta Flora & Cannacares Announce Partnership to Offer Symptom Tracking for CBD Consumers

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Within the burgeoning UK cannabis industry there is a tremendous need to build both clinical and real-world evidence to support the efficacy of cannabinoid treatments. Existing cannabis-based medications offer little intellectual property protection due to the difficulty of patenting a specific indication of cannabis. The device used to administer the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) is the only protection cannabis and pharmaceutical companies can have. Therefore, undertaking a clinical trial with a medication that cannot be patented and can be easily copied, does not make for an attractive proposition for companies in the cannabis space.