If Congress Really Wants To Fix Our Veterans’ Mental Health Crisis, It Will Pass The Hemp Act
Cannabis converts helping North Texas veterans find relief
A veteran is 250 times more likely to die from suicide or an opioid-related overdose than their counterpart currently serving in Afghanistan. In 2017, according to icasualties.org, there were a total of fifteen U.S. military fatalities in Afghanistan.
Veterans Push Congress to Legalize Hemp Treatments
DALLAS -- Cannabinoid oil, legal to use but not easy to get in Texas, is showing promise in helping veterans manage chronic pain and anxiety. It is not marijuana, but cannabinoid oil, known as CBD oil, is derived from cannabis.
Military Vets Are Among Factors Changing The Politics Of Pot
Veterans are twice as likely as non-veterans to die from accidental overdoses involving prescription opioids. In an effort to lower opioid intake, some veterans are turning to hemp products like CBD oil to treat chronic pain and PTSD. Nancy Cordes reports.
Mandy Moore Rubs Cannabis Oil on Her Feet So They Don’t Hurt When She Wears Heels
The politics of medical marijuana are changing as veterans turn to the drug to treat service-related conditions. Trump administration efforts to enforce anti-pot laws have faced bipartisan pushback…
Medical Marijuana's Main Ingredient Isn't Dangerous or Addictive, a World Health Organization Report Says
In an interview with Coveteur, the 33-year-old actress revealed that she uses cannabis oil on her feet for a comfortable, pain-free night of wearing high heels...
World Health Organization Says DEA Is Wrong About CBD Oil
“In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential,” wrote the World Health Organization, a U.N. agency that focuses on public health...
A Powerful New Form of Medical Marijuana, Without the High
An overwhelming majority of Americans (88 percent) agree that marijuana has medicinal value. A wide plurality of physicians (76 according to some polls) believes that cannabis...
Can CBD Help You Lose Weight?
Jackson Leyden had always been a healthy kid; he practiced taekwondo, and he played lacrosse and baseball. But in 2011, a few months after his eighth birthday, he began having seizures...
5 Ways CBD Can Improve Health
Can CBD curb your appetite? Quash anxiety? Protect your heart and brain? Anecdotal evidence for these and other health benefits has created a surge, a potential tsunami of demand for...
Virginia Legislature Passes Bill Allowing Use and Distribution of CBD and THC-A Oil
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in marijuana, and science has given it close attention in recent years for its potential in treating a wide variety of medical conditions...
3-year-old Patient Wants to Educate President Trump about Medical Marijuana
Virginia’s full legislature has given approval to legislation allowing for the production and distribution of medical oil made from cannabidiol (CBD) or THC-A (tetrahydrocannabinol acid)...
CBD Bill Appears Headed for Passage
Three-year-old Sadie Higuera wants to meet President Trump. The purpose of the meeting is for her family to discuss the use of medical marijuana so Sadie can legally get the treatment...
A long saga to legalize CBD oil for medical treatment is expected to come to an end next week. A vote on state Assembly Bill 49 – which would make it legal to possess cannabidiol, or CBD oil...
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