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Epilepsy, Endocannabinoids and Phytocannabinoids

Cannabidiol and several other cannabis components can help patients with seizure disorders, and sometimes it's best to combine CBD with conventional anti-epileptic meds.
Posted: November 25, 2017
CBD's legality in all 50 states

More FDA Warnings, Mislabeled CBD Products & Police Raids

A series of police raids in North Dakota has set the stage for a courtroom showdown regarding the legal status of cannabidiol (CBD), the non-intoxicating cannabis component with significant medical properties. Thus far, it’s not going well for purveyors of the claim that hemp-derived CBD is legal in all 50 U.S. states.
Posted: November 10, 2017
How CBD cannabis oil is made

From Clone to Concentrate: How CBD Cannabis Oil is Made

See how CBD cannabis oil is extracted and produced.
Posted: November 8, 2017

CBD as Preventative Medicine

An excerpt from CBD: A Patient's Guide to Medicinal Cannabis by Leonard Leinow & Juliana Birnbaum
Posted: November 7, 2017

Cannabis & Sleep Disturbances

Quality sleep is critical to human emotional, mental and physical health, yet it eludes between 50-70 million Americans. In this report, we will explore why sleep matters, the role of the endocannabinoid system in sleep, and how cannabis and its components—in particular, CBD and THC—may benefit those with sleep issues.
Posted: October 29, 2017
Fire and cannabis

Fire, Brimstone & Dioxin

Heavy smoke has blanketed the skies in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area, poisoning the air to an unprecedented degree.
Posted: October 17, 2017
CannaCraft, Red Cross

Red Cross Meets Green Cross

A major legal medical marijuana factory in Northern California has become the headquarters of the American Red Cross' relief efforts for tens of thousands of displaced evacuees fleeing the state's historic series of wildfires.
Posted: October 17, 2017
The War on Cannabis "Reefer Madness"

The Origins of Reefer Madness [Book Excerpt]

On August 11, 1930, Harry Jacob Anslinger became the director of the newly formed Federal Bureau of Narcotics (FBN) in Washington, D.C. The Voldemort of vipers, he would run the FBN with an iron fist through six presidential administrations spanning more than three decades.
Posted: October 15, 2017
Alice on the momentous court case that launched the medical marijuana movement

Alice O’Leary Randall: The Court Case that Launched the Medical Cannabis Movement

Cannabis Conversations with medical cannabis pioneer Alice O’Leary Randall on the momentous court case that launched the medical marijuana movement.
Posted: October 2, 2017
patient testimony on using cannabis for epilepsy

Vicki & Aubrie Hill and Intractable Epilepsy

The story of Aubrie Hill and her mom who moved to California to get reliable access to cannabis oil to treat her intractable epilepsy — with positive results.
Posted: September 14, 2017