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Study dispels myth that says cannabis harms IQ

Study dispels myth that says cannabis harms IQ

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 27, 2020

There is a misconception that has been hovering around the subject of cannabis consumption for quite some time now — that it makes you stupid. However, a team of scientists have discovered that cannabis does not actually reduce a person's IQ. A twin study was conducted by Dr. Jessica Megan Ross...

Researchers say cannabis could be used to prevent heart attack

Researchers say cannabis could be used to prevent heart attack

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 16, 2019

A recent study straight out of the University of Colorado suggests that cannabis could help prevent the chances of a heart attack.  Doctors from the University investigated over a million hospital records for patients who had suffered heart-related emergencies. Also included in the records were cases of Acute Myo...

Study: Legalizing cannabis could improve workplace safety

Study: Legalizing cannabis could improve workplace safety

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 26, 2019

New research has shed some light on the impacts of medical cannabis on workplace safety. It turns out that – contrary to popular belief that cannabis may negatively impact an employee’s productivity at work – the plant actually seems to be having a positive effect on members of the workforce in st...

Researchers claim cannabis for eczema is a good idea

Researchers claim cannabis for eczema is a good idea

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 23, 2018

Recent research into cannabis for skin has shown the plant to be beneficial as a treatment for various skin diseases, including eczema and psoriasis. Cannabis' non-psychoactive component, CBD (cannabidiol), is grasping the attention of scientists in weed-friendly states across America for its cornucopi...

Colorado university exhibit celebrates cannabis art and science

Colorado university exhibit celebrates cannabis art and science

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

September 6, 2017

The University of Colorado will be opening a botanical art exhibit titled "Cannabis: A Visual Perspective” this month. The exhibit will display illustrations from botanical artists who have been helping scientists identify plant species for research purposes. It will also highlight the university’s ...

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