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Can cannabis be used to treat postpartum depression?

Can cannabis be used to treat postpartum depression?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 30, 2019

When caring for a newborn baby, dealing with the “baby blues” can make looking after your little one seem like an impossible task. Based on estimates from Health & Human Services, approximately 15 percent of mothers in the United States will experience postpartum depression after giving birth.  Als...

Clinical trials set to study cannabis as insomnia treatment

Clinical trials set to study cannabis as insomnia treatment

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 18, 2018

The world’s first ever human clinical trial on using medicinal cannabis as insomnia treatment is set to be carried out by researchers from the University of Western Australia (UWA). Patients who have been diagnosed with chronic insomnia will partake in the trial, which will be organized by the university's Center...

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