Cannabis News Box

Study shows that cannabis could help relieve the symptoms of skin allergies

Study shows that cannabis could help relieve the symptoms of skin allergies

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 14, 2019


Filed under Research

A new study has shown how the cannabis plant’s psychoactive cannabinoid Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) could prove beneficial when used as an anti-inflammatory for skin conditions. Andreas Zimmer from the University of Bonn in Germany led a team of researchers, who threw caution to the fact that indivi...

Study smashes stoner stereotype by suggesting that cannabis encourages people to exercise

Study smashes stoner stereotype by suggesting that cannabis encourages people to exercise

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 14, 2019


Filed under Research

The myths and misconceptions that have tarnished the cannabis plant’s reputation for centuries are slowly being debunked. A recent study has dismissed the lazy stoner stereotype that cannabis consumers are often portrayed as being, after researchers at the University of Colorado discovered that...

Fresh report gives ‘realistic’ insight into European cannabis market

Fresh report gives ‘realistic’ insight into European cannabis market

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 13, 2019


Filed under Global, Research

Based on a new report from Marijuana Business Daily, year-over-year cannabis sales in Europe are climbing. The statistics spell out promising things for investors in the European medical cannabis market, with the recent report spotlighting how future demand for the plant could surge as more of its medical ben...

Study suggests that street cannabis is contaminated by fecal matter and E. coli

Study suggests that street cannabis is contaminated by fecal matter and E. coli

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 24, 2019


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The illicit cannabis market could be creating a public health risk after a new study has revealed street weed in Spain to be contaminated with feces. A team of scientists from the Madrid-based Universidad Complutense conducted the cannabis study, which is yet to be published this May in the journ...

Studies explore cannabis’ impact on the developing brain

Studies explore cannabis’ impact on the developing brain

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 4, 2019


Filed under Research

Fresh research has delved into the fascinating ways in which cannabis may influence a developing human brain. The research spotlights the effects of cannabis on the brain, some of which are beneficial and others that could be harmful to human health. Findings were sourced from numerous studies and discussed at the 2...

Study: Strict cannabis policies do not discourage young people from trying weed

Study: Strict cannabis policies do not discourage young people from trying weed

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 24, 2019


Filed under News, Research

A cannabis study conducted by the University of Kent has concluded that there is no evidence to prove that stricter policies discourage young individuals from consuming the green plant, in whatever form that might be.   Data was gleaned from more than 100,000 teenagers from 38 countries. Those countries inclu...

Hemp is piquing the interest of farmers and ranchers, survey shows

Hemp is piquing the interest of farmers and ranchers, survey shows

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 20, 2019


Filed under News

Farmers and ranchers operating in the United States have taken a keen interest in cultivating and using hemp, or so it seems, according to the results of a new Farm Journal survey. The aim of the survey was to better understand what people's perceptions of cannabis cultivation and consumption is, following the pas...

Study suggests nearly half of patients stop using Benzodiazepine after medical cannabis treatment

Study suggests nearly half of patients stop using Benzodiazepine after medical cannabis treatment

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 4, 2019


Filed under Research

Scientists seem to be quite on the grasp of something in regards to combatting the opioid crisis with cannabis. A company called Aleafia Health has published the world's first-ever study reporting a reduction in Benzodiazepine use among patients who used medical cannabis. Based on the results of the study, as much as 45...

UCSD researchers will conduct study on cannabis to treat Essential Tremor (ET)

UCSD researchers will conduct study on cannabis to treat Essential Tremor (ET)

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 10, 2018


Filed under Research

Last week, UC San Diego researchers revealed their plans to carry out a cannabis trial that will determine the plant's efficacy at treating essential tremor (ET). It will kick off in the beginning of 2019 and will involve the use of an oral cannabis supplement with a CBD to THC ratio of 20:1. ...

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...

New study identifies link between people’s genetics and their relationship with weed

New study identifies link between people’s genetics and their relationship with weed

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 26, 2018


Filed under Research

Ever wondered why you maintained your weed-smoking hobby, but some of your associates did not? Well, you could be about to find out the reasons behind your relationship with the plant, thanks to a  study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience. This is the largest genome-wide association stud...

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...

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