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U.S. cannabis retail sales on-track to inflate 40 percent in 2020

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 15, 2020

Fresh forecasts for retail sales of medical and recreational cannabis in the United States suggest that the combined markets could surpass $15 billion by the end of this year.  The foresight into U.S. cannabis sales revenue is based on analyst predictions that were recently published in the 2020 ...

Federal Commission encourages research into cannabis and psychedelics use among military Veterans

Federal Commission encourages research into cannabis and psychedelics use among military Veterans

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 15, 2020

Members of the U.S. House of Congress have been informed by the federal Commission that they should stimulate research into the therapeutic properties of cannabis and other psychedelic substances, including MDMA (ecstacy) and psilocybin (mushrooms).  The federal commission, which is responsible for drafting recomm...

New study on oral care claims CBD can banish dental plaque buildup

New study on oral care claims CBD can banish dental plaque buildup

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 15, 2020

Could weed enhance oral health? This is what a team of researchers in Belgium claim, after they yielded positive results from a test on cannabis-infused mouthwash. Published in the Journal of Cannabis Research, the study saw the team attempt to treat dental plaque buildup using a cannabinoid-contain...

Researchers say CBD may relieve lung inflammation caused by coronavirus

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 15, 2020

The devastation caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) has been felt across the globe, with 13.5 million global cases having been confirmed by health organizations as of July 15. Although doctors have not yet found a definitive cure for the contagious COVID-19, a group of researchers at the University of Nebr...

Israeli researchers reveal first clinical proof that controlled doses of cannabis can reduce pain

Israeli researchers reveal first clinical proof that controlled doses of cannabis can reduce pain

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 15, 2020

Israeli researchers have conducted and published a new clinical study claiming that THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) – a psychoactive cannabinoid contained in the cannabis plant – may be useful as a pain reliever. The team noted how THC's effects were most efficient when inhaled in controlled doses by ...

Cannabis tourism receives a positive response from surveyed travelers

Cannabis tourism receives a positive response from surveyed travelers

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 14, 2020

The cannabis tourism industry may have been put on the back burner since the coronavirus pandemic kicked off at the start of 2020, but a recent survey suggests that there is plenty of room for growth. Conducted by the leading source for travel and tourism-related statistics, MMGY Travel Intelligence, the r...

Wholesale cannabis report provides insights into U.S. nationwide prices pre-pandemic

Wholesale cannabis report provides insights into U.S. nationwide prices pre-pandemic

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 13, 2020

The cannabis industry may have survived well amid the virus outbreak that has resulted in stay-at-home residential orders and compulsory curbside pickup/delivery services in some states, but how did it fare prior to the pandemic?  Cultivation and extraction reporter for Marijuana Business Daily, Bart Schaneman, ...

Study demonstrates success in using CBD for behavioral problems in children

Study demonstrates success in using CBD for behavioral problems in children

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 9, 2020

A study that was recently published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology has confirmed the benefits of using medical cannabis for behavioral problems in children. The pilot study, which was led by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI), discovered a “clinically significant change” in aggression, i...

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...

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