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Using cannabis to treat ADHD: Does CBD work?

Using cannabis to treat ADHD: Does CBD work?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 7, 2019

According to the American Psychiatric Association (APA), approximately five percent of American children suffer from attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder. Also known as ‘ADHD’, this chronic condition is treatable, but cannot be cured.  The percentage of children who endure the symptoms of ADHD ...

Researchers say it’s healthier to vape dried bud, as opposed to extracted oils

Researchers say it’s healthier to vape dried bud, as opposed to extracted oils

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 27, 2019

Contrary to popular belief, smoking dried cannabis flower could be healthier for consumers than vaping the plant's potent oils. This is according to a professor at the Canadian University of Waterloo School of Public Health & Health Systems named David Hammond. Hammond’s research focuses primarily on the prevention of chronic disease. He has collaborated alongside global govern...

Study reveals connection between cannabinoids and autism

Study reveals connection between cannabinoids and autism

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 14, 2019

A paper that was published earlier this year in the journal Neuron has honed in on the thesis of using cannabis to treat the symptoms of autism. What the team discovered was rather astonishing – endocannabinoid signaling deficits were noticeable in mice with two different autism-associated mutatio...

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