Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of at least 120 phytocannabinoids found in the Cannabis Sativa L. plant. Constituting around 40% of the plant's active compounds.
CBD does not have the same psychotomimetic (mind-altering) effects as the main plant compound THC (tetrahydrocannabinol).
In fact, CBD is able to counter the mind-altering effects caused by THC. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1padf23MenQ
The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a regulatory system found in every organ within the body. It regulates practically all physiological processes via a vast signaling network.
When the ECS is out of homeostatic balance, it is thought to contribute to a number of health disorders.
Australia: The Truth About Medical Cannabis
In Australia, the move to legalise cannabis has gained momentum, thanks largely to the tenacity of Tamworth couple
Lucy and Lou Haslam, who believed the benefits medicinal cannabis had on their dying son needed to be shared with the broader community.
They were the driving force in co-ordinating an international symposium on medicinal cannabis,
which helped shift the conversation from "if" to "when" cannabis would be legalised.
Cannabis Club Australia Published on Apr 9, 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALJQ6zqA0XI
Medical Cannabis Saving Lives Cannabis as medicine - especially for
following footage is from Today Tonight which is owned by Channel Seven
Hemp was not always in the shadows, there was a time it was one of the most widely used material in almost every industry.
Demystifying Cannabis Chirag Tekchandaney TEDxBESC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2n3UkSbElKs
Gregg Moseley-Clarke is a graduate of the University of the West Indies and the University of Hull (UK).
He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science and Accounting and a MBA in Information Management.
Hemp the trillion dollar crop: Gregg Moseley-Clarke at TEDxBridgetown https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjSV1pVDJOM
this is very useful information from the Public Medical Library Website. the search engine on this site is very word specific.
Type in Cannabidiol and under the Literature and Health Tabs you can click on any of the Blue Titles and
find some useful information on different issues from Epilepsy, Diabetes to Cardiovascular to Drug dependency.
Its been an excellent reference guide for me, backed by medical research. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.