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Researchers are optimistic about using cannabis terpenes for COVID-19 patients

Researchers are optimistic about using cannabis terpenes for COVID-19 patients

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 31, 2020

The outcome of a study exploring the potency of a cannabis terpene-containing formulation for viral infections suggests the plant is capable of battling coronavirus (COVID-19). Conducted by Eybna and Cannasoul, this Israeli in vivo study focused on the potential of NT-VRL – a patented formulation of terpenes deve...

Study highlights CBD as a natural nootropic, cannabinoid increases brain blood flow

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 31, 2020

One of the cannabis plant's primary compounds, cannabidiol (CBD), has managed to garner attention once again for its potential use in the medical world. This time, researchers from the University College London have discovered that CBD could be a powerful nootropic.  Based on their findings, the non-ps...

After-hours cannabis consumption has no negative effect on employee job performance, study finds

https://cannabislifenetwork.com/cannabis-americana-the-past-present-and-future-of-marijuana-in-north-america/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 31, 2020

Consuming weed outside of the workplace may not be such a bad idea, according to new data published in the journal Group & Organization Management. Researchers from Auburn University in Alabama and San Diego State University came to this conclusion after compiling data gleaned from 281 employees a...

Majority of Americans in cannabis-friendly states hold “positive perceptions” of legal cannabis marketplace

http://marijuanastocks.com/the-marijuana-industry-in-the-united-states-is-under-fire-by-false-accusation/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 31, 2020

Freshly churned out research featured in the journal Addictive Behaviors lends some promising insights into the general public's perception of legal cannabis markets across the U.S. Based on the data, adults who live in states with a legally-regulated marketplace maintain a fairly optimistic outlook...

The FDA wants to award a contract to study CBD

https://abcnews.go.com/US/1st-monthly-hiv-drug-receive-fda-approval/story?id=67921115

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 28, 2020

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking out the recipient for a contract that will permit the studying of CBD products. These plans emerge in the midst of the Agency's plans to establish a firm set of regulations for products that contain the non-psychoactive cannabinoid, of which can be derived...

Study shows CBD could be the solution for cannabis addiction

https://hightimes.com/news/indiana-finally-legalize-cbd-oil/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 25, 2020

The first ever randomized clinical trial on CBD (cannabidiol) for cannabis use disorder has delivered some interesting insights. Published in the Lancet Psychiatry, the MRC-funded trial saw researchers give 82 volunteers either CBD or a placebo. Based on their findings, the study researchers claimed that...

Medical cannabis could kill cancer cells, according to scientists at The University of Newcastle, Australia

https://thetruthaboutcancer.com/characteristics-cancer-cells/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 13, 2020

A joint collaboration between the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute have shown that medicinal cannabis – when modified – may reduce the growth of or even kill cancer cells.  The scientists drew up their conclusions after investigating the use of medical cannabis a...

Raphael Mechoulam unleashes findings of stabilized cannabis substance, more potent than THC or CBD

Raphael Mechoulam unleashes findings of stabilized cannabis substance, more potent than THC or CBD

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 13, 2020

Professor Raphael Mechoulam – one of the first scientists who taught the world about how the "entourage effect" is triggered by certain cannabinoids – has gone and done it again. Mechoulam – A.K.A. the "father of cannabis research" – also went down in history as the man who discovered the human body’s...

Study suggests cannabis may relieve migraines for nine out of 10 patients

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 13, 2020

Did you know that migraine is the third most prevalent medical condition on the planet? According to the Migraine Research Foundation, 12 percent of the global population will endure this type of head pain. Moreover, approximately one in four U.S. households is home to someone with migraine.   I...

Study shows cannabis could provide pain-related mood relief in patients with sickle cell disease

Study shows cannabis could provide pain-related mood relief in patients with sickle cell disease

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 12, 2020

Researchers investigating the potential of using cannabis for sickle cell disease has hypothesized that the green plant may enhance mood among and reduce chronic pain among patients who are suffering from the disease.  Published in the journal JAMA Network Open, the study on cannabis for sickle cel...

U.S. study shows teen cannabis use is growing post-legalization, White House anti-cannabis official disagrees

U.S. study shows teen cannabis use is growing post-legalization, White House anti-cannabis official disagrees

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 9, 2020

More teens are using cannabis post-legalization, according to a new longitudinal study straight out of the United States. The investigation, which was conducted by the University of Washington and published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, monitored usage of the plant among over 230 teens and young adults. Based on ...

How does cannabis work as an appetite suppressant?

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 20, 2020

Researchers believe that cannabis may prove useful for treating various medical conditions and addictive habits, including overeating. Although the evidence is scarce, information exists to suggest the potential of extracting the plant's non-psychoactive cannabinoid CBD (cannabidiol) to help shed the ...

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