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Cannabis could help ease migraine, researchers say

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 20, 2019

In November, a study published in the Journal of Pain demonstrated a major reduction in headache and migraine symptoms among individuals who consume cannabis as a treatment. A total of 1,959 anonymous adult subjects provided self-reported data for the study on cannabis for migraine, which stretched ove...

Cannabis study suggests CBD-rich cannabis may relieve multiple autism symptoms

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 19, 2019

A recently published cannabis study featured in the journal Frontiers in Neurology demonstrates that cannabis' non-psychotropic compound CBD (cannabidiol) may have a positive effect on individuals with autism. The study was conducted by a group of Brazilian researchers, of whom claim that “CBD-enriched...

Bipartisan lawmakers press DEA to let researchers study cannabis from dispensaries

Bipartisan lawmakers press DEA to let researchers study cannabis from dispensaries

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 19, 2019

If a bipartisan group of House and Senate lawmakers get their way, researchers could soon get their hands on cannabis purchased from state-legal pot shops.  A letter was sent to the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and United States Attorney General William Barr on December 6, prompting better access t...

Study suggests that daily cannabis use may reduce opioid consumption in patients with chronic pain

Study suggests that daily cannabis use may reduce opioid consumption in patients with chronic pain

December 12, 2019

Numerous studies have supported the idea of using cannabis to treat a broad spectrum of chronic pain issues. The latest bout of research into the effects of cannabis for pain come fresh out of three prominent universities – University of California in Los Angeles, University of British Columbia and McGill University ...

Yale University study to explore potential of cannabis for stress relief

Yale University study to explore potential of cannabis for stress relief

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 5, 2019

A Connecticut-based medical cannabis producer is teaming up with researchers from the Yale University School of Medicine to conduct a clinical study. The partnership will explore the benefits of cannabis as a treatment for various chronic conditions. "Our goal is to develop a human drug product,'...

In-depth cannabis study released by edibles company Sensi Products

https://www.thedailybeast.com/no-pot-doesnt-cause-sleeplessness

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 2, 2019

Could cannabis for sleep be the next big thing? The promising results of a new study conducted and published by Sensi Products suggests that cannabis for PTSD could be a viable treatment option for insomnia. Sensi, which is a cannabis product manufacturer headquartered in California, hopes to provide pat...

University of British Columbia researchers say cannabis could help relieve depression in PTSD sufferers

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 2, 2019

There is a lot more news circulating regarding the potential of using cannabis for PTSD lately. One of the most recent pieces of news is the announcement of a study conducted by scientists at the University of British Columbia and the B.C. Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU). Post-traumatic stress dis...

CBD vape consumers may fail urine drug tests, say researchers

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 2, 2019

Consumers who don't get high on cannabis' psychoactive compound tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) but rather, choose to dose up on the non-psychoactive compound cannabidiol (CBD), may still struggle to pass a drug test, according to researchers. A small-scale pilot study was carried out into the results of ur...

Michael J. Fox Foundation optimistic that cannabis could treat Parkinson’s disease

https://www.drjaylombard.com/blog/cbd-thc-the-id-ego-super-ego

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 13, 2019

Did you know that Parkinson's disease affects approximately one million people in the U.S.? The topic of "cannabis for Parkinson's disease" has been discussed a lot over the past few years. However, the federal government still classes cannabis as a Schedule I drug, meaning that research into the plant's ...

WSU researchers investigate effects of cannabis legalization

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 13, 2019

What effect has cannabis legalization had on society? This is a question that Washington State University researchers have delved into with a recent study. WSU researchers analyzed data to determine what effect legalization had on the way law enforcement officials do their job, crime rates and cannabis-impaired...

Research shows cannabis could be major competitor for alcohol

Research shows cannabis could be major competitor for alcohol

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 28, 2019

A new article published in the journal Marketing Science delves into a topic that has boggled the brains of many: Which mainstream industry does cannabis stand to be the biggest contender for? While a lot of people may have bet their money on the tobacco industry being the worst-impacted as a resu...

Cannabis extract shows promise as a treatment for addiction

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 25, 2019

Individuals who are dependent on cannabis could soon be using an extract of the same plant to curb cravings. The results of a recent study on CBD for cannabis addiction were presented at New Scientist Live. Event attendees were informed that capsules filled with CBD extract managed to help frequen...

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