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Combining CBD and CBG, German Cannabis Prescriptions, BOGO Softgels Deal, and more – The Medical Cannabis Weekly

Written by Alexandra Hicks

In case you missed our last edition of the Medical Cannabis Weekly Newsletter, here’s a quick look at everything we covered. 

This week, we’re taking an in-depth at one of the best cannabinoid combinations on Earth – CBD (cannabidiol) and CBG (cannbigerol). Also, the U.K. is set to launch multiple cannabis trials in a bid to save their failing medical program. And check out this amazing CBD softgels deal. All that and more in this week’s issue.


FEATURED STORY: Combining Cannabinoids – The Benefits of Using CBD with CBG

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Cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabigerol (CBG) both have their own unique medical benefits, and when used together, you can get the best of both worlds as well as an interesting entourage effect.

Below, we will discuss each of these cannabinoids separately, and then explain why taking them together is the best way to use them. Cannabigerol (CBG) is the first cannabinoid produced by the cannabis plant and is referred to as the “parent” of CBD and THC.

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20,000 Patients To Benefit From U.K. Medical Cannabis Trial

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Known as Project 21, the two-year trial is aimed at providing the evidence needed to generate momentum into the U.K.’s faltering medical cannabis program. Prof Nutt, dismissed by the U.K Government for saying alcohol and tobacco are more dangerous to health than ecstasy, LSD and cannabis, went on to form Drugs Science – an independent, science-led drugs charity.

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Almost Three Quarters of German Cannabis Prescriptions Are For Pain

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Almost three quarters of all German cannabis prescriptions from a Government sample of over 6,500 are for pain – at 71%. This was followed by spasticity – a muscle condition at 11% – and anorexia at 7%, with epilepsy ADHD and Tourettes Syndrome all featuring, too. The data is based on an ongoing government survey involving 6,538 patients, as of September this year, reports the Marijuana Business Daily website.

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Patients Turning to Cannabis Amid Opioid Restrictions

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If you live in one of the legal states, like California for example, you’re likely aware that cannabis is starting to border on conventional medicine – especially as other options are becoming increasingly restricted. While views on cannabis continue to change and evolve, there’s certainly something that can be said about its use as medicinal plant, especially for pain.

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About the author

Alexandra Hicks

Managing editor at Cannadelics and U.S based journalist, helping spread the word about the many benefits of using cannabis and psychedelics.