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Current Treatment Options and Research for Glioblastoma

Glioblastoma originates in the brain and typically does not spread to other parts of the body. It is a particularly difficult cancer to treat because tumors often overlap with healthy brain tissue making full surgical removal usually impossible. Treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation may slow the disease’s progression, but there is currently no cure. […]
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New Farm Bill Legislation to Legalize Hemp

President Trump is expected to sign the 2018 Farm Bill, a massive, five-year piece of legislation that outlines regulations on everything from food stamps to environmental land use. This particular Farm Bill has one piece of legislature that previous versions have not included – it is legalizing industrial hemp, including the plants used to produce […]
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What are Cannabinoids?

The term “cannabinoids” originally described bioactive constituents of the plant Cannabis sativa, a plant that can grow wild in mild, tropical climates around the world. For centuries, the cannabis ingredients were used traditionally for their medicinal purpose but also for their recreational properties; however, only since the 1940s have cannabinoids been purified from cannabis plants. […]
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An Overview of the Cannabis Industry

The industrial hemp market is heating up, with manufacturers, researchers, physicians, and patients, awaiting the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill and the expected removal of hemp from the Controlled Substances Act. Businesses are moving to position themselves as top suppliers of hemp-based CBD products and investors are eagerly helping fund these endeavors. As the […]
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Will Industrial Hemp and CBD Soon Be Legal?

The hemp industry has been waiting months for Congress to take action on a new Farm Bill, one that could make legal barriers for hemp production disappear. With the Thanksgiving holiday behind us, Congress has returned to session. Lawmakers in the Nation’s capital are putting more focus on the new Farm Bill, which not only […]
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The Hemp-Derived CBD Market

Hemp-derived CBD became more readily know in 2013 when CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta introduced Charlotte Figi to the world in a documentary called, “Weed”. Charlotte Figi is a young girl who resides in Colorado and who had been experiencing somewhere in the neighborhood of 300 seizures a week due to intractable epilepsy […]
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