Apart from $90 day cost, GW Pharma product is CBD FROM MARIJUANA, NOT HEMP, plus SESAME OIL, ALCOHOL, AND SUCRALOSE. Patients allergic to sesame were excluded from EPIDIOLEX studies, and SESAME ALLEGY IS NEITHER A WARNING NOR A PRECAUTION IN EPIDIOLEX LABELING. FDA plans to add sesame to list of most common food allergies. PATIENTS AND PARENTS BEWARE.
Only certain patients have access to the cannabis-based oil under Texas’ restrictive law.
The Drug Enforcement Administration is likely to reschedule the compound cannabidiol — but not cannabis itself
“The FDA has just approved this singular product through stringent testing and doses and specific concentrations. It’s gone through rigorous clinical reviews and FDA review, but the FDA is likely to still crack down on claims made with other (dietary supplement) products.”
“She drinks a half dropper full of CBD oil twice a day and says the pain is gone without having to change anything else to her daily routine. “It’s not pot. It’s not illegal and oh my gosh, does it work,” said McKenna.
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Simply put, CBD is marijuana (or cannabis) without THC, which is the psychoactive compound found in cannabis plants. CBD does not make patients high and is proving to have many health benefits,” Dr. Gupta said.
The OTHER Dr. Sanjay Gupta. Leading the American Pain Association, based in Philadelphia, in fighting for CBD insurance reimbursement.
Looking forward to relaxed hemp regulations, a new analysis estimates that the CBD market could explode — and outpace marijuana
“As consumers shift away from pharmaceutical companies and look for natural remedies, CBD seems to be the “drug” of the future. “It’s everything people believe to be good about marijuana, without the downside of getting stoned.”
“David Wells (former pitcher) is one of the only MLB athletes, both former and current, that is an advocate of CBD oil.”
US Olympic athletes now at an enormous disadvantage. US DEA schedules cannabidiol as a restricted Schedule V drug, Olympic Committee allows THC-free CBD as a dietary supplement.