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Researchers demonstrate how CBD hinders psychoactivity of THC

Researchers demonstrate how CBD hinders psychoactivity of THC

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 23, 2019

Scientists have known for a while that cannabis’ non-psychoactive cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD) may counteract the psychoactive effects of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). However, the proof has not been solid… until now. A fresh study on rodent models was recently published in the Journal of Neuros...

Alzheimer’s Research UK funds cannabis trial for dementia sufferers

Alzheimer’s Research UK funds cannabis trial for dementia sufferers

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 28, 2019

People who suffer from dementia could soon be treated with a natural remedy, known as medical cannabis. Well, that's if the results of a forthcoming trial conducted by Alzheimer’s Research UK come back positive. Valued at $400,000, the trial on cannabis for dementia sufferers will hopefully determin...

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

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...

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