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CANNABICYCLOL: AN ARGUMENT FOR MORE RESEARCH
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CANNABICYCLOL: AN ARGUMENT FOR MORE RESEARCH

There’s Still So Much to Learn About Cannabinoids Of the 113 known phytocannabinoids found in the hemp plant, cannabicyclol (CBL) is one of the least known, least researched, but arguably most interesting. There seem to be a few reasons for its unexplored status.   First of all, while it is present in many varieties of...

CBD AND GLAUCOMA
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CBD AND GLAUCOMA

For longer than marijuana has been prohibited, cannabis has been used to treat many diseases and conditions. Since prohibition in the 1930s and the racist propaganda of the Reefer Madness film, cannabis has been mostly thought of as an illicit recreational drug. But the discovery of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) in the 1990s has driven...

EFFECT OF CANNABINOIDS ON ROSACEA
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EFFECT OF CANNABINOIDS ON ROSACEA

What Is Rosacea? Rosacea is a skin condition that is commonly misdiagnosed as acne. It is very common and typically occurs on the facial skin. Some studies have indicated that at least 16 million Americans are affected by this skin disorder but are unaware of it. Rosacea causes a reddish coloration on the patient’s face....

EFFECTS OF CBD ON ACNE
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EFFECTS OF CBD ON ACNE

The benefits hemp-derived cannabinoids have on skin are not as widely discussed or well known as their many other benefits. Daily, new research is being conducted on the effects of cannabinoids on acne. Acne is a hormonal disorder and therefore should be treated by a dermatologist. However, CBD-based products may also act as a remedy....

EFFECT OF CBD ON SKIN CONDITIONS
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EFFECT OF CBD ON SKIN CONDITIONS

The skin is the largest organ in the human body. One of its major functions is protecting the body against extraneous materials. It serves as the first barrier of the immune system. The skin has other important functions including regulation of body temperature, maintenance of hydro-electric balance, and perceiving of pleasurable or painful stimuli. Any...

MANAGING ECZEMA WITH CBD
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MANAGING ECZEMA WITH CBD

What is Eczema? According to the National Eczema Association, over 30 million Americans are afflicted with eczema. Exact causes for eczema are unknown, but researchers do know that it develops through a combination of a person’s genes and environmental triggers. An irritant or an allergen provokes a response from the immune system and skin cells...

THE PAINFULLY GRADUAL PROGRESSION OF CANNABIS LEGALIZATION IN MISSOURI
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THE PAINFULLY GRADUAL PROGRESSION OF CANNABIS LEGALIZATION IN MISSOURI

Missouri legislators—the Senate, specifically—can’t seem to get on board with legalizing medical marijuana. In 2014, they did pass legislation allowing CBD oil for the treatment of intractable epilepsy. But the restrictions for the medical use of the non-psychoactive cannabinoid are so stringent, it can hardly be called access to treatment for patients in desperate need....

THE THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS OF CBD ON ALZHEIMER’S
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THE THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS OF CBD ON ALZHEIMER’S

The Devastating and Increasing Prevalence of Alzheimer’s According to the World Health Organization, there are an estimated 5.2 million people in the U.S. with Alzheimer’s disease and 20 million worldwide. The prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease doubles every five years after the age of 65 and reaches nearly 50% after age 85. Increased life expectancy in...

THE EFFECTS OF CBD ON NEURODEGENERATION
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THE EFFECTS OF CBD ON NEURODEGENERATION

The Much-Needed but Untapped Potential of Cannabinoids Neurodegenerative diseases affect millions of people globally. Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Alzheimer’s are among the most widely known. Their effects on patients and their loved ones are devastating. It is widely known that cannabinoids have anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective properties. Because of this, researchers...

STUDIES SHOW CBD COULD HELP WITH ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE
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STUDIES SHOW CBD COULD HELP WITH ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

What Is Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria? Antibiotic resistance is a global health threat, and cannabinoids may be a solution. According to the World Health Organization, “Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today.” Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are a global problem that is growing at an astonishing rate. In the United...