What is CBD & Its Benefits? – The Ultimate Guide to Cannabidiol

What is CBD & Its Benefits? – The Ultimate Guide to Cannabidiol What is CBD? Short for Cannabidiol, CBD is one of over 100 compounds called cannabinoids that are found in cannabis plants. You might be thinking, “Isn’t that where marijuana comes from?” Yes, but unlike the mind-altering compound tetrahydrocannabinol…

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GW Pharmaceuticals’ CEO talks Epidiolex, future of cannabidiol medicine

This is a make-or-break spring for GW Pharmaceuticals and its billion-dollar investment in a cannabidiol-based drug. The London-based firm aims to develop the first FDA-approved medicine from plant-derived cannabis compounds. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration could decide as early as June 27 whether Epidiolex, a CBD oral solution, could be…

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Of cannabidiol and chai: Intrepid entrepreneurs ready to bring CBD-enriched products to health food stores

Published: Mar 14, 2018, 5:00 am • Updated: Mar 14, 2018, 7:29 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff ANAHEIM, Calif. — Selling Americans on chai, a spiced black tea with roots in herbal medicine, was a heavy lift for Colorado entrepreneur John Simmons. Nearly 25 years after the founder…

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CBD patch turns former NFL star linebacker into cannabidiol disciple

Published: Sep 8, 2017, 4:05 pm • Updated: Sep 8, 2017, 4:07 pm By Elliott Almond, Mercury News SAN FRANCISCO — The flesh-colored bandage is sealed to the southeastern region of Reggie Williams’ knee. The former Cincinnati Bengals star linebacker doesn’t go anywhere without his 96-hour pain reliever. It helps…

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Drug testing and CBD: Can a cannabidiol user test positive for marijuana?

Published: Mar 10, 2017, 2:16 pm • Updated: Mar 10, 2017, 2:16 pm By Susan Squibb, The Cannabist Staff Hey, Cannabist!Will using CBD products create a positive drug test result for marijuana?–Cannabinoid Claire Hey, Cannabinoid Claire!As you likely already know, cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-intoxicating compound found in both marijuana and hemp.…

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