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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


Filed under Research

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


Filed under Research

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


Filed under Research

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


Filed under Research

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


Filed under Research

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


Filed under Research

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 ...

The non-psychoactive cannabis compound: Why is CBD non-intoxicating?

The non-psychoactive cannabis compound: Why is CBD non-intoxicating?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 7, 2018


Filed under News, Research

Cannabidiol, abbreviated as CBD, is one of the most widely researched (and talked about) cannabis compounds. As long as it contains 0.3 percent THC or less, it is legal for use throughout most of the United States. Unlike THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), CBD is not psychoactive. This means that when ...

Cannabis for dementia: Is the green plant a suitable treatment for senior citizens?

Cannabis for dementia: Is the green plant a suitable treatment for senior citizens?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 6, 2018


Filed under Research

Cannabis is a plant with many medical uses, one of which could be dementia. Various lines of evidence have highlighted the role that cannabinoids play in treating dementia. Although additional human trials are required to confirm the efficacy of cannabis for dementia, the science behind cannabis for d...

Cannabis was grown on European continent in prehistoric period, scientists say

Cannabis was grown on European continent in prehistoric period, scientists say

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 3, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase

A new study published in the journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany has challenged former reports that claim the cannabis plant evolved in Central Asia. John McPartland from the University of Vermont led the study, which says wild cannabis might have been cultivated in Europe much earlier than i...

Cannabis could be used to relieve the symptoms of menopause

Cannabis could be used to relieve the symptoms of menopause

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 2, 2018


Filed under Research

Women in their 40s or 50s will endure menopause, which can prove unbearable for some. Treatments can help, but the condition is incurable. So, how can you make this stage of your life as comfortable as possible? Cannabis for menopause could be the answer. What is menopause? To put it simply, me...

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