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Current and potential use of cannabis in neurology

January 12, 2023 9:56 am Published by

Neurological therapeutics have been hampered by their inability to advance beyond the symptomatic treatment of neurodegenerative disorders into the realm of actual palliation, stop, or reversal of pathological processes. While cannabis-based medicines have demonstrated safety, efficacy, and consistency sufficient for regulatory approval (EU, USA) for drugs in spasticity in multiple sclerosis (MS), and resistant epilepsies... View Article

CANNABIS TRENDS

December 2, 2022 2:10 pm Published by

Top European trends for 2022 In the immediate term, inhalable and topical (cosmetic) product types, and the companies excelling in these segments, are likely to increase their share of the market in the region, with ingestible – primarily tinctures and capsules – making a comeback when Novel Food – authorized products begin to circulate in... View Article

USE OF HEALTH CLAIMS ON FOOD and HEALTH CLAIM APPLICATIONS

November 21, 2022 8:49 am Published by

Food business operators are always in search of new and innovative ways how to promote their products. Lately, it seems that good marketing plays an extremely important role also in the food business. So how can a food business operator know which claims can be used on our food products and supplements to convince the... View Article

Safety (Toxicology) of Cannabinoids

November 7, 2022 3:55 pm Published by

Cannabinoids are a structurally diverse family of compounds with many biological targets. Based on their origins, cannabinoids can be classified into three groups: phytocannabinoids, endocannabinoids, and synthetic cannabinoids. Phytocannabinoids are present in the stalks, leaves, flowers, and seeds of the Cannabis sativa plant, and also in the resin secreted by the female plant. A ‘joint’... View Article

Cannafest

October 27, 2022 2:07 pm Published by

Cannafest, Prague, Czech Republic,  4 – 6 November 2022

HEMP AND CBD LEGISLATION IN EUROPE

October 17, 2022 11:11 am Published by

The legal status of hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) can be quite complex and sometimes confusing as legislation is constantly changing based on new data and opinions. The most important factors influencing the legal status of hemp and CBD in different countries are the content of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), parts of the hemp plant used, and product... View Article

Will CBD be used as the treatment therapy against SARS-CoV-2?

October 12, 2022 8:00 am Published by

More than 30 authors, mainly   from University of Chichago, USA, published in January  2022 in Science Advances  ( Sci.Adv. 8, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abi6110 ) paper  entitled: Cannabidiol inhibits SARS-CoV-2 replication through induction of the host ER stress and innate immune responses. It is worth to read  this publication and see what today science is able to make... View Article