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Cannabis study: Whole-plant cannabis is more powerful at treating epilepsy than CBD

Cannabis study: Whole-plant cannabis is more powerful at treating epilepsy than CBD

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 5, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis, Research

The number of cannabis studies demonstrating the plant’s medical potency for the treatment of epilepsy, among many other ailments, is rapidly increasing.  In June, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a cannabis-based medicine for epileptic patients, known as Epidiolex. The drug, which w...

Using cannabis to treat spinal cord injuries: Studies show the plant’s efficacy as a treatment

Using cannabis to treat spinal cord injuries: Studies show the plant’s efficacy as a treatment

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 19, 2018


Filed under Research

In 2017, an estimated 245,000 to 353,000 Americans were living with a spinal cord injury (SCI). This is according to SpinalCord.com, which has revealed on its website how half of all SCI occur among people between the ages of 16 and 30, with automobile accidents being the leading cause of SCIs. This type of in...

Cannabis studies: What have we learned from science so far this year?

Cannabis studies: What have we learned from science so far this year?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 16, 2018


Filed under Research

Cannabis research is being undertaken on a constant basis, and what we’ve learned about the plant thus far is quite astonishing. Studies on the green plant have revealed a profusion of therapeutic benefits. From its suitability as a natural treatment for diseases like cancer to its potential as a ...

Cannabis for workout recovery: Can the green plant’s therapeutic benefits improve athletic performance?

Cannabis for workout recovery: Can the green plant’s therapeutic benefits improve athletic performance?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorials

May 28, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis, Social cannabis

It may be listed as a Schedule I illegal drug in the U.S., but this hasn't stopped scientific researchers from exposing the cannabis plant for its therapeutic potential. So, if it’s therapeutic, what about cannabis for workout recovery? Well, according to a 2011 report on cannabis in sport, the p...

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