Cannabis News Box

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

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 14, 2019

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...

Terpenes: An overview of cannabis’ aromatic terpenoids and their uses

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 28, 2019

Ever wondered what terpenes are? You might not see them, but if you look really closely or with a microscope, you'll notice that your chunky nuggets of weed are glistening in a furry coat of terpenes. Cannabis terpenes excrete aromatic essential oils, known as terpenoids or more commonly, terpenes. Foun...

Cannabis for IBD – Cannabinoids show promise for treating, relieving and preventing inflammation

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 24, 2018

People with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) could soon be treated using cannabis. Human therapy studies and epidemiologic data have shown how cannabinoids could ease the symptoms of IBD.  A 2010 study published in the British Journal of Pharmacology demonstrated that Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) was ...

5 things you need to know before giving medical cannabis to your pet

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 14, 2018

The use of cannabis for pets is fast becoming a popular topic of discussion among pet parents. With so much evidence proving cannabis' medical potential, such as this study demonstrating the CBD (cannabidiol) compound's anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, there's no wonder why pet owners are consi...

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...

Cannabis could be used to relieve the symptoms of menopause

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 2, 2018

Women in their 40s or 50s will endure menopause, which can prove unbearable for some. Treatments can help, but the condition is incurable. So, how can you make this stage of your life as comfortable as possible? Cannabis for menopause could be the answer. What is menopause? To put it simply, me...

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

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorials

May 28, 2018

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...

Relieving Anxiety and Pain with High-CBD Cannabis Strains

Relieving Anxiety and Pain with High-CBD Cannabis Strains

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News/Feature Writer/Editorial

April 9, 2018

Chronic pain and anxiety represent a growing health issue. Something else that is growing is the number of people suffering from addiction to synthetic opioids, of which are commonly prescribed to treat these medical conditions. The good news is that cannabis has the potential to solve the opioid epidemic an...

Investors should keep their eye on these Israeli medical cannabis stocks

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 25, 2018

Investing in cannabis stocks is a wise move for anyone who wants to earn sizable returns. Among the top-trading stocks on the market right now, Israeli medical cannabis stocks make up a big portion of them. Israel is constantly being mentioned in the news for its involvement in the cannabis industry. The coun...

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