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Five of the most significant medical cannabis research studies ever conducted

Five of the most significant medical cannabis research studies ever conducted

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 31, 2019

Thousands of years ago, cannabis was used by humankind for the very first time. Scientists recently discovered that the plant’s psychoactive properties were formerly enjoyed by our ancient Chinese ancestors in the Tibetan Plateau. Prior to prohibition being effectuated in the 1930s amidst the "Reefer Madness" propaganda that was circulating at the time, pharmacists once stocked the therapeutic leafy...

Study discovers rise in employment among epileptic medical cannabis patients

Study discovers rise in employment among epileptic medical cannabis patients

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 4, 2019

Aleafia Health Inc. recently revealed the results of a medical cannabis patient study involving 4,000 participants. Published on March 13, 2019 in the peer-reviewed Journal of Drug Issues, the medical cannabis study explores changes in employment and disability status among patients who use the green plant. The publishing of this medic...

UNM researchers discover cannabis’ potential for symptom relief

UNM researchers discover cannabis’ potential for symptom relief

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 27, 2018

A cannabis experience app called the Releaf App has been utilized by a team of researchers at the University of New Mexico to demonstrate cannabis' efficacy at treating various medical symptoms.   Over 100,000 entries were included in the data used by UNM researchers. Data gleaned from the personal ca...

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