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Study shines a light on the neurobiological mechanisms that affect cannabis tolerance

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 7, 2020

Cannabis tolerance is closely associated with neurometabolic alterations in the brain’s reward circuitry, according to a new study published in the journal Addiction Biology. This fresh research suggests that people who consume cannabis regularly are less likely to experience adverse effects from cannabis. Titled, ...

Psychiatrist is optimistic that mental health disorders can be treated using plant medicines

Psychiatrist is optimistic that mental health disorders can be treated using plant medicines

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 7, 2020

Psychiatrists are gradually becoming more attuned to the benefits of treating depressed patients with psychedelic drugs, including cannabis. This was made clear when Psychiatrist Julie Holland's book, Good Chemistry: The Science of Connection, from Soul to Psychedelics, was recently published. Holland's fascinating new read delves int...

Research suggests that cannabis consumers are healthier and the plant enhances quality of life

Research suggests that cannabis consumers are healthier and the plant enhances quality of life

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 29, 2020

A brand new study published in the Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research journal claims that the federally illegal plant could give regular consumers a significant boost of health. What's more, researchers feel confident that the green, leafy plant and its active cannabinoids can enhance quality of life...

Cannabis-extracted hemp oil treats neuropathic pain with positive results

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 29, 2020

Should doctors prescribe cannabis for chronic neuropathic pain? If it's derived from hemp, quite possibly so. This is according to a team of researchers at the University of New Mexico (UNM), who recently conducted a study on a chronic neuropathic pain animal model.  Published in the journal Life, the U...

These recent studies support the use of CBD for anxiety

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 29, 2020

Cannabidiol (CBD) has dominated the legal cannabis landscape as a diverse cannabinoid with abundant medicinal properties. In 2018 alone, a whopping $620 million worth of CBD products were sold in the United States. On a global scale, the CBD industry is anticipated to swell to $3.52 billion between ...

Cannabis during pregnancy doesn’t affect cognitive development, say university researchers

Cannabis during pregnancy doesn't affect cognitive development, say university researchers

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 19, 2020

The topic of using cannabis during pregnancy, as well as the potential effects of prenatal cannabis exposure, has been a heated one. Self-confessed mothers have outspokenly declared their consumption habits in the past, only to be met with backlash from the medical and parenting communities.  How...

Israeli scientists discover ancient cannabis traces in sacred temple

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 11, 2020

Did the ancient Jews use weed in their religious practices? Based on what a team of Israeli archaeologists have unearthed, quite possibly so. A discovery procured from a historic temple located in southern Israel has provided evidence of “the use of mind-altering substances as part of cultic rituals in Ju...

Poll discovers that majority of residents in legal cannabis states are supportive of federal legalization

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 29, 2020

Individuals who reside in cannabis-friendly locations across the United States feel confident that adult-use policies have been largely successful, according to a recent poll by YouGov. "A new YouGov study finds that in many states where recreational [cannabis] is legal, a plurality believes the le...

DOJ Memo says Trump Admin may permit research into cannabis products

DOJ Memo says Trump Admin may permit research into cannabis products

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 26, 2020

Congress is being prompted to take administrative action and broaden its research into cannabis' therapeutic effects. The case has emerged following a “secret” Justice Department document that was forcefully released by a scientist who goes by the name of Sue Sisley. Sisley – in addition to many other scienti...

Scanning technology could clarify difference between hemp and cannabis

Scanning technology could clarify difference between hemp and cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 20, 2020

A team of agricultural researchers based in Texas could soon be unleashing a groundbreaking piece of technology on the hemp industry. Namely, Texas A&M AgriLife – one of the first of many universities actively involved since the 1876 founding of the "Agricultural & Mechanical College of Texas" – is worki...

Israeli researchers have confidence that CBD could relieve coronavirus symptoms

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 20, 2020

Three clinical trials have just been launched by a team of Israeli researchers; of whom are optimistic that CBD (cannabidiol) – a non-psychotropic element of the cannabis and hemp plants – can provide patients with therapeutic relief from the coronavirus (COVID-19). Why this cannabinoid in particular? Aside fr...

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