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Scientists explore the benefits of treating ADHD with cannabis

Scientists explore the benefits of treating ADHD with cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 8, 2019

Did you know that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most commonly diagnosed disorders in children? Statistics show that approximately 5-7 percent of children and adolescents have been diagnosed around the world, as well as 3.5 percent of adults. Studies have revealed how cannabis m...

10 studies detailing the therapeutic effects of CBD

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 8, 2019

The CBD market is growing. A unique cannabinoid that harbors potential as a treatment for an ever-growing list of ailments and chronic conditions, 'cannabidiol' is a therapeutic powerhouse. CBD may be one of hundreds of cannabinoids contained in the cannabis plant, but there is something quite special ...

CBD as a post-workout recovery tool: What the research says

CBD as a post-workout recovery tool: What the research says

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 3, 2019

Athletes and fitness fanatics are swapping workout supplements for CBD. An influx of CBD products are entering the market following the removal of this non-psychoactive cannabinoid from the list of banned substances for professional athletes.  This reclassification of CBD was effectuated by the World Anti-D...

Cannaquest Medical Corp. files international patent for formulated cannabis/botanical product

Cannaquest Medical Corp. files international patent for formulated cannabis/botanical product

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 30, 2019

A company that specializes in the development of nutraceuticals and one-of-a-kind health products has just filed an international cannabis/botanical patent. The company's name is CanaQuest and its most recent move in the cannabis industry was made possible, thanks to a sponsored research program at ...

Indian government will allow cannabis research for the first time

Indian government will allow cannabis research for the first time

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 30, 2019

Cannabis research in India is to be permitted for the very first time, indicating a global shift in pot laws. The country, which was home to an estimated 1.35352 billion people last year, forbids the sale, use and cultivation of cannabis.  India’s narcotics department, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), has given offic...

Cannabis cultivation market will soar to $45.4 billion by 2026

Cannabis cultivation market will soar to $45.4 billion by 2026

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 25, 2019

Cannabis cultivators are expected to reap what they sow on a monumental scale, what with market demand soaring. Based on a recent report by Grand View Research, Inc., the global market size for cultivation will top $45.4 billion by 2026. This figure suggests that the global cannabis cultivation market will i...

Chocolate suppresses THC levels, state researchers claim

Chocolate suppresses THC levels, state researchers claim

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 23, 2019

Chocolate reduces THC potency, say researchers. This news will come as a shock to the many consumers who prefer to dose discreetly with cannabis edibles, such as weed-infused chocolate brownies and controlled dose chocolate bars. Perhaps one of the fastest-growing segments of the legal cannabis market in th...

Researchers say cannabis could be used to prevent heart attack

Researchers say cannabis could be used to prevent heart attack

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 16, 2019

A recent study straight out of the University of Colorado suggests that cannabis could help prevent the chances of a heart attack.  Doctors from the University investigated over a million hospital records for patients who had suffered heart-related emergencies. Also included in the records were cases of Acute Myo...

Scientists discover cannabis chemical could help fight pancreatic cancer

Scientists discover cannabis chemical could help fight pancreatic cancer

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 15, 2019

Will doctors soon be prescribing cannabis for pancreatic cancer? If the findings of a new study are anything to go by, then quite possibly. Cannabis has a plethora of uses in the medical field, from its potential as an all-natural anti-inflammatory to its pain-relieving effects.  Now, accordin...

Cannabis study: CBD relieves the symptoms of Parkinson’s in patients

Cannabis study: CBD relieves the symptoms of Parkinson’s in patients

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 15, 2019

Fresh research into the benefits of using cannabis to treat Parkinson's disease is giving doctors all the more reason to prescribe weed-based treatments to diagnosed patients. Cannabis for Parkinson's disease is not necessarily a new subject. Scientists have long investigated the potential of using cannabis to relieve the symptoms of this disorder ...

Study demonstrates pain-relieving efficacy of THC-rich cannabis flowers

Study demonstrates pain-relieving efficacy of THC-rich cannabis flowers

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 11, 2019

A study recently carried out by a team of researchers from the University of New Mexico has highlighted the pain-relieving potential of cannabis' psychoactive constituent, tetrahydrocannabinol, A.K.A. 'THC'. The researchers have urged medical practitioners to pay attention to the medical benefits...

From football to weed: Former Detroit Lions players join forces with Harvard to study cannabis

From football to weed: Former Detroit Lions players join forces with Harvard to study cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 11, 2019

Calvin Johnson and Robert Sims used to be busy kicking a football around a field in front of eager Detroit Lions fans. However, the former football players have decided to branch out and dabble in business outside of the sports industry. Their latest endeavor will focus on researching medical cannabis. ...

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