Cannabigerol (CBG)

Cannabigerol (CBG) is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in the Cannabis genus of plants. Cannabigerol is found in higher concentrations in hemp rather than in varieties of Cannabis cultivated for high tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content and their corresponding psychoactive properties.[citation needed] Cannabigerol has been found to act as a high affinity α2-adrenergic receptor agonist, moderate affinity 5-HT1A … [Read more…]

Compassionate Care Act of 2015 in Texas Discriminates Against Veterans

title II, subtitle A, of the ADA

On June 1, 2015 the Compassionate Care Act of 2015 was signed into effect by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. This Act states the following: CHAPTER 169. AUTHORITY TO PRESCRIBE LOW-THC CANNABIS TO CERTAIN PATIENTS FOR COMPASSIONATE USE        Sec. 169.001.  DEFINITIONS. In this chapter:              (1)  “Department” means the Department of Public Safety.              (2)  “Intractable epilepsy” means a seizure disorder in … [Read more…]

Charlotte’s Web Makes History in Colorado

Charlotte's Web Makes History

A New Mexico family elected to fly their infant daughter to Colorado in order to treat her for a rare form of epilepsy.  After multiple failed attempts by doctors to reduce the seizures, the family asked the hospital if they could use cannabis oil.  A few weeks passed, and with the continued failure of pharmacological … [Read more…]