Category Archives: Health

Cannabidiol is a Powerful New Antibiotic

New research has found that Cannnabidiol is active against Gram-positive bacteria, including those responsible for many serious infections (such as Staphyloccocus aureus and Streptococcus pneumoniae), with a potency similar to that of established antibiotics such as vancomycin or daptomycin. The research is presented at ASM Microbe, the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. Cannabidiol, the main non-psychoactive chemical

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House to Deliberate in December Bills on Medical Marijuana

MANILA, Philippines — While it’s not a priority measure of the Duterte administration, the House of Representatives is set to start next month the deliberations of bills seeking to legalize medical marijuana, a House leader said Wednesday. House Deputy Speaker for Finance Luis Ray “LRay” Villafuerte Jr. said the chamber’s committee on health will start tackling the bills concerning medical

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Weed 5: The CBD Craze

Can cannabis help treat autism symptoms? A new study aims to find out. Tucked away in the quiet English countryside on more than 47 acres, GW Pharmaceuticals is doing something no other drug company can do: produce the only cannabis-based medication ever approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. That drug, a treatment for two rare types of epilepsy,

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Health Benefits and Uses of CBD Oil

Benefits and Uses of CBD Oil (Plus Side Effects) Cannabidiol is a popular natural remedy used for many common ailments. Better known as CBD, it is one of the 104 chemical compounds known as cannabinoids found in the cannabis or marijuana plant, Cannabis sativa. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis, and causes the sensation of getting

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