Stanley brothers expanding production of cannabis-based oil The five-brother operation producing a cannabis-based oil used to treat children with severe epilepsy plans to massively expand by summer 2015, possibly allowing it to eliminate a 12,000-person, worldwide wait list for the therapeutic oil. Expanding production of Charlotte’s Web Cannabis Oil Amid a newly formed
Documentary Charlottes Web Cannabis Featured last year on CNN, Josh Stanley and his brothers developed a non-psychotropic strain of marijuana which is drastically reducing seizures for many pediatric epilepsy patients in Colorado, called “Charlotte’s web“. The focus of A Time documentary Charlottes Web Cannabis. Josh recently also spoke at a TEDx convention in Boulder, Colorado: “The
Cannabis Oil Impacts Seizures 12-year-old “Cyndimae” (11-years-old at the time of this video) suffers from a rare form of epilepsy, known as “Dravet Syndrome.” Here her mother, Susan Meehan, administers activated-CBD, present in oils extracted from the Cannabis (Marijuana) plant, as an emergency anti-seizure medication. When applied orally between the gums and lower lip, the
Seeking medical marijuana for their three-year-old daughter, New Jersey family moves to Colorado The Wilson family left behind their home in Scotch Plains, their family, their friends and everything familiar for a moment like this. On Aug. 22, Brian Wilson took his daughters Adele, 5, and Vivian, 3, to the Denver Zoo, a 5-mile drive from
“And these also could interact with the levels of the aids drugs. So we proposed a study to see if smoked cannabis could alleviate the pain of this peripheral neuropathy and ultimately we wound up doing a placebo-controlled trial where 25 patients smoked real cannabis from the government and 25 smoked cannabis that had the active ingredient had been extracted. And we showed the group that smoking the real cannabis had a decrease not only in their peripheral neuropathy pain in an experimental pain that we created in the patients by heating their skin to 104 degrees and then applying caparison cream on top of their skin. So that study funded by the Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research actually was the one of the first modern studies to be done that showed in a randomized placebo control fashion that cannabis does have a medicinal use and that is for treatment of HIV related peripheral neuropathy.”
During calendar year 2010, NTF and our law enforcement partners seized over 378,243 marijuana plants from 165 separate grow locations – 89 outdoor sites and 76 indoor locations. At these locations, the investigators seized trafficker assets valued at approximately $700,000.00 dollars. 118 subjects were arrested in connection with these operations.
Medical use of cannabis has taken on momentum of its own, surging ahead of scientists’ ability to measure the drug’s benefits. The pace has been a little too quick for some, who see medicinal joints as a punch line, a ruse to free up access to a recreational drug.
But while the medical marijuana movement has been generating political news, some researchers have been quietly moving in new directions — testing cannabis and its derivatives against a host of diseases. The scientific literature now brims with potential uses for cannabis that extend beyond its well-known abilities to fend off nausea and block pain in people with cancer and AIDS. Cannabis derivatives may combat multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease and other inflammatory conditions, the new research finds. Cannabis may even kill cancerous tumors.