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Senators bar Justice Department from Obstructing Medical Marijuana

 

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On Thursday, July 28th, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced legislation that would protect legal state medical marijuana users from the federal government. The amendment, known as the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendmentprohibits the Justice Department from spending any money that impedes state implemented medical marijuana laws. The amendment successfully passed the committee on the same day.

 

The U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations is the largest and most powerful committee in the United States Senate. It has 31 members, is empowered by the U.S. constitution, and has control over all discretionary spending legislation.

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The CBD Medical Journal is growing (thanks to you), and is now being translated into more than 16 languages. Additional languages will be added over time. Submit requests for new language translations by joining our forum and posting a request, or by contacting the Editor.

 

Our aim is simple – provide you with honest, thoughtful and accurate information about medical marijuana. Articles on medical research, politics and business – all with a focus on cannabidiol (CBD) – the non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis (both marijuana and hemp). Continue reading “CBD Medical Marijuana Journal translated into 16+ Languages”

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Treating Brain Cancer with Cannabis

Updated:  Aug. 19th, 2017

Columbia University College of Physicians SurgeonsScientist at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York have published a new study on the potential use of cannabinoids in the treatment of brain cancer. Doctors Ivanov, Wu and Hei at the Center for Radiological Research, have published a study in the oncology journal Oncotarget (2017 May: Abstract) – on the efficacy of using cannabinoids to facilitate the treatment of brain cancer.

 

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Colorado’s $500 Million Green Rush

 

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$500 million generated for schools, healthcare, youth services and more.

 

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As the legalization of recreational and medical cannabis spreads across the United States, more Americans than ever are consuming marijuana. Eight states (plus D.C.) have legalized recreational marijuana, with a total of 29 states now permitting medical marijuana. That means that more than half of all Americans have access to legal marijuana. The times, they are a changin…

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Now you can drink it too!

 

CBD-pot-o-coffee-v1Getting your daily dose of anti-oxidant rich cannabidiol (CBD) just got easier, tastier and a whole lot more fun. Introducing: high-CBD marijuana drinkables. Now you can enjoy a fresh cup of handcrafted CBD infused coffee or tea – in the comfort of your own home. POT-O-COFFEE offers consumers k-cup style convenience with its hemp-based CBD infused Arabica coffees and teas.

 

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New Research: Cannabinoids Kill Cancer

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New Research Results Announced

Researchers at St George’s, University of London, have discovered that the main ingredients found in marijuana (phytocannabinoids) – kill cancer cells.

 

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Published in the prestigious International Journal of Oncology, the team – led by Senior Research Fellow Dr. Wai Liu, investigated the role cannabinoids could have in the treatment of leukemia. Researchers in a University of London laboratory took cancer cells and exposed them to a cocktail of chemotherapy drugs and phytocannabinoids obtained from cannabis (marijuana).

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Global Medical Marijuana $55 Billion

Analysts: Global Medical Marijuana to Reach $55 Billion by 2025

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According to industry analysts at Grand View Research, the Global Medical Marijuana market is expected to reach $55.8 billion (USD) by the year 2025! Driven by the adoption of medical marijuana laws in countries such as the U.S. (28 states and counting), Canada, Mexico, Israel and Germany, cannabis is gaining acceptance around the world as an effective and safe medicine.

 

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Chief among its medical applications is its ability to treat intractable forms of epilepsy (Dravet Syndrome, Lennox Gastaut syndrome, etc.), ameliorate chronic pain without opioids, and as an adjunct to reduce the side-effects of chemotherapy.

 

Epidiolex, a CBD based drug, is currently completing Phase III FDA trials as an effective treatment for severe epilepsy. Syndros, a anti-nausea cannabinoid synthetic, recently won FDA approval for the treatment of anorexia and nausea associated with AIDS and cancer chemotherapy.

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FIVE of the Largest & Most Important Marijuana Companies in the World

 

Top 5 Marijuana Co Inside ImageWelcome to the CBD Medical Journal’s list of the top five marijuana companies in the world. When comprising this list of marijuana movers and shakers, CBDmj considered overall market capitalization, growth, whether or not the company directly ‘touches the plant,” and the impact/influence a company has on the legal global cannabis trade as a whole.

 

Recreational marijuana is now legal in eight states within America, with an additional 17 states permitting medical marijuana and products that are rich in cannabidiol (CBD) and low in THC. Nevada, the most recent state to legalize marijuana for both medical and recreational use, is seeing such high demand that most retail locations were selling out of marijuana in their first weeks of operation.

 

Sales of marijuana in the U.S. are estimated to hit $6 billion by the end of 2017 [Marijuana Business Factbook 2017]. Projections are for continued rapid growth, with the marijuana industry reaching $17 billion in retail sales by 2021.

 

1. GW Pharmaceuticals [NASDAQ: GWPH]

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