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Studies suggest cannabis for bronchial symptoms could be beneficial

Studies suggest cannabis for bronchial symptoms could be beneficial

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 26, 2018


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Did you know that 8.9 million adults in the U.S. were diagnosed with chronic bronchitis in the past year? Chronic lower respiratory disease, including asthma, claim the lives of 135,268 people every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). On top of that, the Asthma...

Vaporizing cannabis is stronger than smoking it, study shows

Vaporizing cannabis is stronger than smoking it, study shows

December 21, 2018


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If you're a longtime joint-smoker and haven't experienced that couch-locking effect since your early smoking days, it may be time to switch to cannabis vaping. According to a new Scientific study published in JAMA Network Open, the bioavailability of cannabis’ active constituents THC (tetrahydrocan...

Indian Science Institute declares it will conduct medical cannabis research in India

Indian Science Institute declares it will conduct medical cannabis research in India

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 16, 2018


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The Indian Science Institute has revealed it will delve into research surrounding the medical benefits and uses of cannabis. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Memorial Centre and a hospital based in Raipur will carry out the medical cannabis research in India.  Currently, the Indian Institute ...

Researchers make history by learning exactly which genes produce THC and CBD in the cannabis plant

Researchers make history by learning exactly which genes produce THC and CBD in the cannabis plant

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 12, 2018


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Seven years ago, the genome of the cannabis plant was sequenced by Medicinal Genomics, resulting in an assemblage of the largest known gene collection of the green plant. However, researchers have only just figured out how to isolate the cannabis genes that produce CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetra...

This lab has a mission to grow cannabis plants on the moon

This lab has a mission to grow cannabis plants on the moon

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 9, 2018


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The clock is ticking for a group of researchers specializing in agricultural technologies and controlled environment at the University of Guelph. Located close to Toronto, the university's lab team are rushing to master the art of cultivating high-quality cannabis on the moon. It sounds pretty out t...

Cannabis Science buys patent for CBN compositions to treat sleep, anxiety and neurobehavioral disorders

Cannabis Science buys patent for CBN compositions to treat sleep, anxiety and neurobehavioral disorders

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 5, 2018


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Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC: CBIS), a U.S. developer of cannabinoid-based medicines, has proudly confirmed receipt of Issued US Patent Number 9,763,991 For Compositions of Cannabinol (CBN) for Treatment of Various Neurobehavioral Disorders, Sleep Deprivation (Insomnia), Anxiety Disorders (ADHD), and P...

Cannabis for cancer: Scientific proof of the plant’s ability to treat the disease

Cannabis for cancer: Scientific proof of the plant’s ability to treat the disease

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 25, 2018


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Over the last 15-20 years, various bodies of research have revealed how cannabis for cancer could be an effective remedy. The cannabis plant's derivatives, including a well-known cannabinoid called tetrahydrocannabinol or “THC,” have demonstrated anti-tumor activity in animal cancer models. N...

BMO Report: Cannabis cultivators will be competing in a $194 billion market within seven years

BMO Report: Cannabis cultivators will be competing in a $194 billion market within seven years

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 18, 2018


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A new report from the Bank of Montreal (BMO) has shone a light on the profitability of global weed. So promising is the outlook, that the sky-high valuations we currently see for major Canadian cannabis players like Tilray, valued at $20 billion, will seem surprisingly cheap in the near future. Ca...

Studies suggest that cannabis is successfully fighting the opioid epidemic

Studies suggest that cannabis is successfully fighting the opioid epidemic

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 16, 2018


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Every day, as many as 115 Americans will lose their life as a consequence of opioid overdose. Addiction to pharmaceutical opiates claimed 200,000 lives between 1999 and 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The good news is that weed could be the solution, with ...

Researchers are investigating cannabis’ potential for treating brain tumors

Researchers are investigating cannabis’ potential for treating brain tumors

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 11, 2018


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Researchers in Australia are planning to trial the use of medical cannabis on people with brain tumors. The plant, which is known to kill brain cancer cells in Petri dishes, will be used to conduct a clinical trial that will hopefully expose whether or not cannabis also kills cells in living patients....

Southern Illinois University to introduce medical cannabis certificate program for industrial hemp research

Southern Illinois University to introduce medical cannabis certificate program for industrial hemp research

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 8, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis, Research

New, cannabis-focused programs are being created by Southern Illinois University for the purpose of studying industrial hemp and medicinal cannabis. According to the announcement from school officials, students and farmers who enroll in the programs will have an opportunity to gain certification ...

Cannabis may relieve the symptoms of Crohn’s disease, scientists say

Cannabis may relieve the symptoms of Crohn’s disease, scientists say

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 3, 2018


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Individuals with Crohn's disease may soon be swapping traditional over-the-counter (OTC) medications for cannabis. Well, that’s if scientists can keep up the good work in demonstrating the plant's medicinal properties for the treatment of gut inflammation. Based on recent research that was unv...

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