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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. ...

Could CBD reverse the effects of aging?

Could CBD reverse the effects of aging?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 11, 2019

Cannabis skincare is a hot topic lately, with cannabis-derived ingredients cropping up on the shelves of beauty, health and wellness stores around the country. Australian scientists from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) have caught wind of this and decided to investigate the potential of using...

DEA responds to lawsuit, pushing forward with medical cannabis research applications

DEA responds to lawsuit, pushing forward with medical cannabis research applications

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 6, 2019

The brakes have been lifted on medical cannabis research, following a recent announcement from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Late last month, the DEA revealed its plans to "facilitate and expand scientific and medical research for (cannabis) in the United States." Cannabis proponents ...

Cannabis as an anti-inflammatory: Here’s what researchers have discovered

Cannabis as an anti-inflammatory: Here’s what researchers have discovered

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 30, 2019

Cannabis has been cropping up on medicine shelves for several Centuries, with the plant being favored by global cultures as a natural method of treatment for inflammation. Chronic inflammation is closely associated with a wide range of medical ailments and conditions, including – but not limite...

These three studies support the idea of using CBD for a better night’s sleep

These three studies support the idea of using CBD for a better night’s sleep

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 30, 2019

Did you know that one in three adults don't get adequate sleep every night? This is according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), which recommends a minimum of seven hours of shuteye every 24 hours. Thankfully for insomniacs and people who struggle with sleep disorders, cannabis for sleep could help. The...

How does medical cannabis help to minimize HIV disease progression? The facts

How does medical cannabis help to minimize HIV disease progression? The facts

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 30, 2019

Should doctors prescribe cannabis for HIV/AIDS? While it cannot be claimed a cure, science certainly paints a pretty promising picture of the potential that cannabis holds as a treatment for the debilitating disease. The green plant is emerging as an option for symptomatic relief from Human Immun...

Israeli researchers study the benefits of using cannabis to treat fibromyalgia symptoms

Israeli researchers study the benefits of using cannabis to treat fibromyalgia symptoms

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 29, 2019

Israel is right on the cusp of something special in terms of medical cannabis research. Based on the results of a new Israeli cannabis study, herbal treatments made with the plant's derivatives could effectively treat chronic pain.  The Israeli cannabis study was conducted in Tel Aviv by a team of...

Survey data demonstrates reduction in alcohol consumption and pill use among cannabis consumers

Survey data demonstrates reduction in alcohol consumption and pill use among cannabis consumers

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 28, 2019

A recent report published by Gannett has revealed how cannabis consumers tend to reduce their intake of alcohol and prescription painkillers.  With alcohol claiming the lives of some 88,000 Americans on an annual basis, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse, and prescription painkille...

Is cannabis a better painkiller than aspirin? Scientists seem to think so

Is cannabis a better painkiller than aspirin? Scientists seem to think so

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 15, 2019

A study featured in the August publication of the journal Phytochemistry has demonstrated cannabis' pain-killing properties. In order to conduct the study, a group of researchers explored the plant's naturally-occurring molecules and their potential as a replacement for opioid painkillers. What t...

Using cannabis to treat ADHD: Does CBD work?

Using cannabis to treat ADHD: Does CBD work?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 7, 2019

According to the American Psychiatric Association (APA), approximately five percent of American children suffer from attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder. Also known as ‘ADHD’, this chronic condition is treatable, but cannot be cured.  The percentage of children who endure the symptoms of ADHD ...

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