Checkup Newsroom (CBD)

2018
April
23,
2018
| 09:22 PM America/Chicago
Texas Tribune - In 2015, Texas passed the Compassionate Use Act, legalizing the sale of a specific type of cannabis oil for epilepsy patients whose symptoms have not responded to federally approved medication. The first Texas dispensaries are now ...
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April
19,
2018
| 11:31 PM America/Chicago
An epilepsy treatment derived from the cannabis plant took a major step toward approval from the Food and Drug Administration today. Epidiolex, an oil-based purified cannabidiol (CBD), has been studied specifically in two rare epilepsy syndromes - Le...
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February
01,
2018
| 04:13 PM America/Chicago
WFAA - News broke Monday that Texas' first medical marijuana dispensary will open on Feb. 8, near — where else — Austin. Compassionate Cultivation will be the first of the three licensed dispensaries to open in the state, but will be followed, in ...
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January
31,
2018
| 09:27 PM America/Chicago
The Texas Compassionate Use Act (Senate Bill 339) was signed by Gov. Greg Abbott and became effective June 1, 2015. The bill required the Texas Department of Public Safety to create a secure registry of physicians who treat epilepsy for the purpose o...
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2017
August
03,
2017
| 05:50 PM America/Chicago
WFAA - In many ways, Kadience Mulanax is like any other 7-year-old girl who loves t-ball and cell-phone video games. There is a part of her life her parents wish they could change, for her sake. "I don’t know that she’s ever had a time where she’...
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July
12,
2017
| 11:57 PM America/Chicago
NBC DFW - There is more proof that some forms of medical marijuana can safely treat certain disorders. The Food and Drug Administration has published results of an ongoing study that found cannabis oil can dramatically decrease the number of seizu...
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2016
October
28,
2016
| 04:05 PM America/Chicago
Hope. When you get past the years of hard work, science and sacrifice of the families involved, the largest study in the world of cannabidiol (CBD) comes down to that one word. Cook Children's participated in GW Pharmaceuticals latest Phase 3 c...
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March
14,
2016
| 05:37 PM America/Chicago
“What about the use of medical marijuana?” Not a day goes by that Scott Perry, M.D., doesn’t hear that question from parents desperate to help their child. Dr. Perry says he probably discusses the pros and cons of marijuana use for intractable epi...
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2015
June
02,
2015
| 07:41 PM America/Chicago
Texas became the latest state to legalize cannabidiol (CBD), a non-euphoric component of the marijuana plant. Gov. Greg Abbott signed the Texas Compassionate Act into law on June 1, 2015, allowing limited medical use of marijuana-derived oils that ma...
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