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Using cannabis to treat spinal cord injuries: Studies show the plant’s efficacy as a treatment

Using cannabis to treat spinal cord injuries: Studies show the plant’s efficacy as a treatment

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 19, 2018


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In 2017, an estimated 245,000 to 353,000 Americans were living with a spinal cord injury (SCI). This is according to SpinalCord.com, which has revealed on its website how half of all SCI occur among people between the ages of 16 and 30, with automobile accidents being the leading cause of SCIs. This type of in...

Cannabis for cancer: How does cannabis oil work to treat cancer?

Cannabis for cancer: How does cannabis oil work to treat cancer?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 18, 2018


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The topic of using cannabis to treat cancer has been hitting the headlines quite a lot recently. In fact, many people have claimed that the plant's non-psychoactive compound CBD (cannabidiol) has been successfully used to kill cancerous cells; something that has been confirmed by the National Cancer Instit...

Israeli researchers say cannabis can be used to treat traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Israeli researchers say cannabis can be used to treat traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 17, 2018


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Israel is a world leader in cannabis research and according to a team of Israeli researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, cannabis for traumatic brain injury (TBI) could be a good an effective treatment. Researchers studied the effects of cannabis for TBI on rats and mice. What they discove...

Cannabis studies: What have we learned from science so far this year?

Cannabis studies: What have we learned from science so far this year?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 16, 2018


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Cannabis research is being undertaken on a constant basis, and what we’ve learned about the plant thus far is quite astonishing. Studies on the green plant have revealed a profusion of therapeutic benefits. From its suitability as a natural treatment for diseases like cancer to its potential as a ...

Using cannabis to treat heroin addiction – is it possible?

Using cannabis to treat heroin addiction – is it possible?

July 14, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis, News, Research

America’s opioid epidemic has claimed countless lives and has also contributed to the number of heroin users across the nation. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), as much as 80 percent of heroin addicts claim they misused opioids before developing an addiction to the drug. On a m...

Cannabis study demonstrates the potential of THC for improved brain functioning and memory

Cannabis study demonstrates the potential of THC for improved brain functioning and memory

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 10, 2018


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Cannabis and the brain are more intricately connected than you might think. While a lot of people may have the perception that weed dulls you down, the scientific proof tells us something quite different. Researchers from the University of Bonn have taken it upon themselves to abolish the stupid...

Cannabis for IBD – Cannabinoids show promise for treating, relieving and preventing inflammation

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 24, 2018


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People with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) could soon be treated using cannabis. Human therapy studies and epidemiologic data have shown how cannabinoids could ease the symptoms of IBD.  A 2010 study published in the British Journal of Pharmacology demonstrated that Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) was ...

Researchers claim cannabis for eczema is a good idea

Researchers claim cannabis for eczema is a good idea

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 23, 2018


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Recent research into cannabis for skin has shown the plant to be beneficial as a treatment for various skin diseases, including eczema and psoriasis. Cannabis' non-psychoactive component, CBD (cannabidiol), is grasping the attention of scientists in weed-friendly states across America for its cornucopi...

VIDEO: Hemp is Earth’s newest cash crop.

VIDEO: Hemp is Earth’s newest cash crop.

Stephon

June 21, 2018


Filed under Global, News, Research, Uncategorized, Video

  #Hemp is easily becoming one of our planet's most important resource 🌎🍃♻. Check out this video to see what other ways we can use hemp....

Cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis: How can it help to relieve the symptoms of MS?

Cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis: How can it help to relieve the symptoms of MS?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 18, 2018


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Multiple Sclerosis, also known as MS, affects approximately 2.5 million people worldwide, according to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. The debilitating condition can leave a person struggling to perform daily tasks without feeling discomfort. When a patient has exhausted alternative treatment...

Cannabis for insomnia study: Could the green plant work as a replacement for valium?

Cannabis for insomnia study: Could the green plant work as a replacement for valium?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 16, 2018


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Could cannabis possess sufficient therapeutic potential to be used as an insomnia treatment? This is what preliminary research into cannabis for insomnia tells us. One of the main non-psychoactive cannabis compounds, known as cannabidiol (CBD), has been exposed for its medical qualities and suitability for ...

Why are schizophrenia sufferers using CBD oil for healing?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 12, 2018


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Recent studies suggest that cannabidiol (CBD) could relieve the symptoms of schizophrenia.  A chemical or cannabinoid that is derived from the cannabis plant, CBD has been spotlighted by researchers at the University of Wollongong for its ability to relieve schizophrenic individuals of their chronic ...

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