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The Medical Cannabis Weekly Review: CBD Absorption, Terpenes Benefits, U.K. Health System Flaws, and more

If you’ve ever made edibles, you know that the cannabis or extract you use needs to be mixed with some type of fatty-base like butter. As it turns out, that doesn’t only apply to the cooking process, but fat is a major part the CBD absorption equation as well. Also, we’re taking a look at […]

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If you’ve ever made edibles, you know that the cannabis or extract you use needs to be mixed with some type of fatty-base like butter.

As it turns out, that doesn’t only apply to the cooking process, but fat is a major part the CBD absorption equation as well. Also, we’re taking a look at some of the benefits of plant terpenes and how they interact with the endocrine system. And learn what to look out for when buying vape pods, so you can avoid a hospital visit. All that and more in this week’s Medical Cannabis Weekly Review and Newsletter.

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FEATURED STORY: New Research Suggests CBD Absorption Is Increased With Fatty Foods

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According to an interesting new study, when CBD is taken along with fatty foods, absorption rates are increased up to 14 times. The study, published in June in the Epilepsia Journal, was entitled “Food effect on pharmacokinetics of cannabidiol oral capsules in adult patients with refractory epilepsy.”

The study looked at the difference between taking CBD in oral form with a high-fat meal as compared with fasting. While some research has been carried out on the relationship between CBD and various conditions, only a small amount of research is available when it comes to CBD absorption.

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The Importance of Plant Terpenes in Human Health

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While the human body is permanently trying to bring itself to a state of equilibrium – known as homeostasis – there are numerous external factors to consider. Compounds known as Terpenes – found in cannabis and various other plants – are on that list.

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How To Ensure The Vape Pods You Buy Are Safe

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Recent headlines in the media over the safety of vaping have some people understandably concerned. With a spate of emergency room admissions in various states, it turns out tainted vape pods caused the issues. So how can you make sure the products you’re buying are actually safe?

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Second GW Pharmaceutical Setback Exposes U.K. Health System Flaws

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The U.K. medical body charged with determining which treatments can be accessed through the National Health Service (NHS) has dealt a second blow to GW Pharmaceuticals in a matter of days. Last week, findings on the potential for U.K. medical cannabis ruled GW’s drug for MS, Sativexm as not cost effective.

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The CBD Testers Weekly Review & Newsletter: Changes Coming to Weedmaps, Vape Pod Safety, CBD Absorption, and more

In this week’s review and newsletter, we’re going to explore some of the impending changes to Weedmaps’ listings, which are sure to affect you if you use the site regularly.  Also, with all the recent health scares surrounding vaping, is there any way to make sure the vape pods you buy are safe? We’re also […]

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In this week’s review and newsletter, we’re going to explore some of the impending changes to Weedmaps’ listings, which are sure to affect you if you use the site regularly. 

Also, with all the recent health scares surrounding vaping, is there any way to make sure the vape pods you buy are safe? We’re also going to explain how fatty food help CBD absorption. Plus, let’s take a look at the U.S. banking issues and how they’re impacting the global cannabis industry. All that and more in this week’s edition of the CBD Testers Weekly Review & Newsletter.

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FEATURED STORY: Weedmaps Announces Plan To Advertise Licensed Cannabis Retailers Only

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One of the biggest names in the cannabis industry just announced they would be asking all advertisers for their state license number for retail listings. So if you happen to use Weedmaps for your dispensary needs, especially in Southern California, expect to see quite a few listing disappear in the coming months. 

Essentially, that means all unlicensed cannabis services are to be nixed from the Weedmaps website in the coming months. Weedmaps announced the new move last week, and that left many licensed retailers excited. These retailers have been battling with the black market for years and have felt that battle in their bottom line.

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How To Ensure The Vape Pods You Buy Are Safe

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Recent headlines in the media over the safety of vaping have some people understandably concerned. With a spate of emergency room admissions in various states, it turns out tainted vape pods caused the issues. So how can you make sure the products you’re buying are actually safe?

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New Research Suggests CBD Absorption Is Increased With Fatty Foods

According to an interesting new study, published in June in the Epilepsia Journal, when Cannabidiol (CBD) is taken along with fatty foods, absorption rates are increased up to 14 times. This information could prove vital for the future of medical cannabis.

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U.S. Banking Rules Are Holding Back Global Cannabis Trade

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One of the main roadblocks to the growth of the global cannabis trade is the fear of prosecution hanging over banks, claims a new report. The Cannabis Legal Report published by London-based Prohibition Partners, finds that medical cannabis now legal in 43 countries with an ever-increasing number of countries also allowing access to CBD products.

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