Month: August 2019


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September “Weed to the Wise: CBD”

Welcome to the September Labor Day edition of our curated PLAYBOOK focusing on emerging CBD information! With the constant onslaught of advertising, articles, and new products touting the cannabinoids found in hemp and cannabis, this issue focuses less on the hype and more on the interesting information that is emerging. (Because CBD isn’t regulated, over half…

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Medical Marijuana and Fertility Treatments

Marijuana may undermine fertility treatment success The Study:  Aug. 14, 2019 https://academic.oup.com/humrep/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/humrep/dez098/5549505?redirectedFrom=fulltext A study more than 400 women undergoing fertility treatment found that women who consumed cannabis were more likely to lose a pregnancy than non-consumers. Among the more than 300 women who had a positive pregnancy test, 54 percent of the marijuana users lost…

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CBD and MRSA: A Testimonial

CBD and MRSA: A Testimonial with recipe https://www.projectcbd.org/medicine/cbd-mrsa-testimonial Quoted in the article: CBD anti microbial study 2008 https://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/np8002673 Manuka Honey study https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2016.00569/full

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Univ New Mexico: Cannabis Flower Effective for Pain

Study Confirms Cannabis Flower Is An Effective Mid-Level Analgesic Medication For Pain Treatment https://scienceblog.com/509685/study-confirms-cannabis-flower-is-an-effective-mid-level-analgesic-medication-for-pain-treatment/ Using the largest database (n=20,000) of real-time recordings of the effects of common and commercially available cannabis products in the United States (U.S.), researchers at The University of New Mexico (UNM) found strong evidence that cannabis can significantly alleviate pain, with…

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Harvard/NIH: Cannabis Derivative and Pancreatic Cancer Potential

Harvard/NIH: Cannabis Derivative and Pancreatic Cancer Potential, July 2019 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6663976/ Abstract: This study reports on a new non-cannabinoid, non-psychoactive derivative of cannabis, termed FBL-03G, with the potential to treat pancreatic cancer. In vivo results demonstrate therapeutic efficacy in delaying both local and metastatic tumor progression in animal models with pancreatic cancer when using FBL-03G sustainably…

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With CBD, 80% of Children with Autism Noted Improvement

With CBD, 80% of children with autism noted improvement https://www.leafly.com/news/health/research-cbd-autism-therapy-promising-results?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=health&utm_term=autismcbd This is an Aug. 2018 summary of the Israeli research.  Recently, here in Colorado, Autism has been added to the list of approved use of medical cannabis for children and adults.  

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Project CBD Comments to the FDA

Comments to the Food and Drug Administration on CBD and Cannabis https://www.projectcbd.org/reports/fda/prioritizing-public-health This is a long letter to the FDA covering: Category A: Health and Safety Risks Category B: Manufacturing and Product Quality Category C: Marketing, Labeling, Sales Regulating Cannabis as a Traditional Herbal Medicine    

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Wastewater Study: Legalization and Marijuana Consumption Increase

Wastewater study shows increase in marijuana consumption after legalization http://www.dailyuw.com/science/article_49c8b5dc-a1ec-11e9-8c01-63c6b1972af1.html “Over a three year period we saw that cannabis consumption in wastewater increased by about 9% per quarter,” Burgard said. “But that wasn’t nearly as much as the 70% increase in the number of sales that went up each quarter.”  

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August “Weed to the Wise: Cannabis and Cancer”

Welcome to the August edition of the curated PLAYBOOK for emerging medical cannabis research for seniors! This month we are focusing on Cannabis and Cancer. According to the World Health Organization, cancer refers to more than 200 different diseases that all present challenges to oncology treatments. It is agreed that we need new treatments for…

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