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CanChew Gum Offers Health & Opportunity
Around 2008, the pharmaceutical company Sanammad was founded in the Netherlands where Dr. Phillip VanDamme, Dr. George Anastassov and Lekhram Changoer began work to focus on the treatment of pain and other medical disorders using cannabis/cannabinoids. Their choice delivery method would be chewing gum based products because of the rapid absorption capability gained by bypassing the intestinal tract and liver.
Joint Venture Evolves
After much work and success the company had come up with the CanChew product. Sanammad and Medical Marijuana, Inc’s (MJNA.PK) then formed a joint venture (JV) in 2012 with MJNA acquiring a 50% stake in the company to create CanChew Biotechnologies. CanChew is offered by the CannaGum Marketing Group which is a subsidiary of CanChew Biotechnologies.
CanChew Gum is truly a unique product in that it is the first ever gum to contain CBD. CBD is a naturally occurring cannabinoid that provides relief for a host of maladies that includes chronic pain, anxiety, and inflammation. It’s even showing promise to be an effective anti-cancer drug.
CBD works differently from the traditional non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in that it works at the neural-synapse instead of the central nervous system.
Essentially this allows the information signals to brain to be better managed. This can translate into negative indications such as pain being muted or positive effects such as increasing appetite to be enhanced.
Actually increasing appetite is more associated with THC, the cannabinoid that provides the psychotropic (high) effect associated with marijuana. CBD is non-psychoactive, so the benefits can be realized without the medicating effects of THC.
Legal in the US
What’s great about CBD is that it’s legal in the United States. CanChew Gum actually contains 50mg of CBD-rich hemp oil and 10mg of CBD. As CBD continues to gain popularity among those looking for alternative ways to treat ailments and in some cases even provide cures for disease, I believe that this novel approach using gum as a delivery method will become increasingly more popular.
MJNA and its family of companies have many innovative products and CanChew is proving to be another. While those interested in the company as an investment can purchase the company’s stock, entrepreneurs can participate through the company’s new affiliate and wholesalers programs that are just recently coming on line.
Take a look at what these synergistic companies are doing. It’s always interesting when technology and innovation meet opportunity.
Disclosure: I am an investor in MJNA and this article was written on behalf of Medical Marijuana, Inc.