Could Endocannabinoid Deficiency Syndrome Be the Cause of IBS and Migraines?

Could Endocannabinoid Deficiency Syndrome Be the Cause of IBS and Migraines?

A small group of scientists and doctors believe a lack of endocannabinoids could explain the causes behind little-understood medical conditions like fibromyalgia, IBS, and migraines.

Cannabis seems to treat an impressively wide range of medical conditions, from chronic pain to eating disorders to depression to cancer. Researchers suggest that weed may appear to be a universal panacea — a miracle drug, if you will — because the plant’s compounds may

Gov. Abbott signs bill allowing Texas farmers to grow hemp

Gov. Abbott signs bill allowing Texas farmers to grow hemp

Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill legalizing the cultivation and processing of industrial hemp in Texas this week. Federal changes through the 2018 Farm Bill removed hemp from the list of Schedule I substances, paving the way for states to form state-regulated industrial hemp programs.

House Bill 1325, led by Rep. Tracy King, D-Batesville, and Sen. Charles Perry, R-Lubbock, allows farmers to grow industrial hemp under a state-regulated program. The

Texas Governor Finally Signs Bill Legalizing Hemp and CBD

Texas Governor Finally Signs Bill Legalizing Hemp and CBD

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a new law this Monday legalizing hemp and hemp-derived products, a historic moment for a state long renowned for its opposition to cannabis reform.The new law will allow any farmer to apply to the state’s Department of Agriculture for a license to grow and cultivate industrial hemp. The Department of Agriculture now has 60 days to develop regulations for hemp cultivation, including fee collections,

Marijuana health claims lure patients as science catches up

Marijuana health claims lure patients as science catches up

SEATTLE — Marijuana has been shown to help ease pain and a few other health problems, yet two-thirds of U.S. states have decided pot should be legal to treat many other conditions with little scientific backing.

At least 1.4 million Americans are using marijuana for their health, according to an Associated Press analysis of states that track medical marijuana patients.

The number of medical marijuana cardholders more than tripled in

Groundbreaking Tikun Olam Research Study Confirms Cannabis Effectively Treats Fibromyalgia, Decreases Pharmaceutical & Opioid Use

Groundbreaking Tikun Olam Research Study Confirms Cannabis Effectively Treats Fibromyalgia, Decreases Pharmaceutical & Opioid Use

NEW YORK, June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Patients suffering from fibromyalgia experience significant improvement in pain, sleep, and depression symptoms after treatment with Tikun Olam medical cannabis, a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine confirms.

The six-month study “Safety and Efficacy of Medical Cannabis in Fibromyalgia,” comprised 367 fibromyalgia patients, making it one of the largest of its kind. The study was conducted at