AHP Releases Cannabis in the Management and Treatment of Seizures and Epilepsy: A Scientific Review.

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The American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP) today announced the release of a section of the soon-to-be-completed Cannabis Therapeutic Compendium Cannabis in the Management and Treatment of Seizures and Epilepsy. This scientific review is one of numerous scientific reviews that will encompass the broad range of science regarding the therapeutic effects and safety of cannabis. In ...
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Hawaii Plants First Hemp Seed for Research.

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WAIMANALO, Oahu (AP) - Legally sanctioned industrial hemp is growing in Hawaii's soil for the first time in about 15 years. Researchers, lawmakers and farmers sprinkled newly acquired hemp seeds into the ground at the University of Hawaii's Waimanalo Research Station during a ceremony Friday, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. UH professor Harry Ako and other research...
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Portland hemp convention draws thousands to Expo Center.

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PORTLAND, Ore. — There wasn't an empty aisle to be found at the Portland Expo Center. Dozens of vendors showed off their products to thousands of people. There were the usual items you'd expect to find at this type of trade show, but a rapidly expanding business is leading to lots of unusual ideas also. "We were trying to come up with things that aren't sweet," Angel Arms...
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What are Chemicals of Concern?

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Learn about a few of the top ingredients and contaminants to avoid, based on the science linking each to adverse health impacts, and the types of products they’re found in. To learn more about how chemicals impact your health and where they come from, check out the Health & Science section. For each of the chemicals included in this section, a growing body of hazard-base...
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Integrating Modern and Traditional Medicine: Facts and Figures

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Integrating modern and traditional medicine: Facts and figures By Priya Shetty Traditional and modern medicine have much to offer each other despite their differences. Priya Shetty assesses an uneasy relationship. Traditional medicine (TM) is due a revival. For millennia, people around the world have healed the sick with herbal or animal-derived remedies, hande...
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Agronomy of iHemp

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We at Natural Good Medicines want to bring in the agronomic qualities that Industrial Hemp varieties exhibit,, such as tolerance to dense planting. An obvious focus of concern to some is the coincidence of high THC production with short-day photo-period adaptation. This is a complicated situation because it takes years to create new plant strains. One must ask, will THC still b...
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