Can cannabis containing higher levels of CBD help counteract some of the harmful long-term effects from smoking cannabis with higher amounts of THC?
Everyone is talking about legalization regarding tax revenue and policy, but one stone remains unturned: the personal budgeting of the cannabis consumer.
Cannabis is helping the masses find relief from many different ailments. But do you know what one of the most common ailments being treated by patients is?
Medical cannabis can alleviate symptoms of Parkinson’s, cancer and many other diseases that bring pain and discomfort to many elderly patients. In some cases, it is allowing some of these patients to reduce or discontinue their use of opioid pain medications. A team from Ben Gurion University Faculty of Health Sciences in Israel took a look into seniors […]
The Journal of Prevention Science recently released a study showing that young people are now more apt to try cannabis before both cigarettes and alcohol.
One study has found promising signs that week-long treatments with marijuana could help those addicted to drugs and alcohol stay sober. Scientists at the Scripps Research Institute in San Diego studied the “anti-relapse potential” of cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis. To produce the results of “Unique treatment potential of cannabidiol for the […]
Various research shows that cannabis will relieve chronic pain, and one study with Dr. Mark Ware actually fine tunes their recommendation to three puffs a day. His study concluded that there was medical value to the plant, despite our need for more research regarding dosage. After this round of research concluded, Ware believed […]
That idea that cannabis can help regrow brain cells is a spectacular claim for medical cannabis if it’s true, and it’s far from the prohibition-era brain health warnings of yore, but there’s a catch. Cannabis can help regrow brain cells…in animals. New research reveals that while experiments on rodents and other mammals have shown some […]
There may be good news for medical marijuana patients who are concerned about the impact of daily cannabis use on their brain health. Using cannabis regularly for three months resulted in improved task performance and executive brain functioning among a small group participating in a study by McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School researchers. The […]
Clinical depression affects at least 40 million adults every year. In order to be diagnosed, symptoms must persist for two weeks or more. This condition can cause sadness, fatigue, changes in sleep patterns, and more. And though it can be treated, only 40% of adults suffering with depression seek help. Once diagnosed, patients are often […]