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Marijuana Products Sold Online Aren’t What You Think, Warn Scientists

Marijuana Products Sold Online Aren’t What You Think, Warn Scientists

medicalmarijuana November 7, 2017 0

Modern marijuana enthusiasts have the luxury of being able to buy cannabidiol (CBD) products in many forms, most of which are easy to purchase on the internet. But unfortunately, a research letter in the Journal of the

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Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain at the Cellular Level, Say Scientists

Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain at the Cellular Level, Say Scientists

medicalmarijuana October 17, 2017 0

In March, long-term marijuana smoker Woody Harrelson surprised fans by announcing he was giving up his chronic pot habit, saying it made him “emotionally unavailable.” Likewise, in June, notorious stoner Miley Cyrus did the same, saying she

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High History: Cannabis in the Ancient World

High History: Cannabis in the Ancient World

medicalmarijuana July 25, 2017 0

When you walk into a cannabis dispensary, you notice the variety of products and extractions. Edibles, flower, concentrates and tinctures line the display cases. These medicinal and recreational products are just like the ones

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Scientists Get Closer to Isolating Just the Best Parts of Marijuana

Scientists Get Closer to Isolating Just the Best Parts of Marijuana

medicalmarijuana July 7, 2017 0

Wouldn’t you like to get high without worrying about any of the potential negative side effects, like anxiety or forgetfulness? Scientists are working on making that beautiful concept a reality. Recent research on the

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Cannabidiol May Restore Learning and Memory in Schizophrenics

Cannabidiol May Restore Learning and Memory in Schizophrenics

medicalmarijuana June 12, 2017 0

A chemical compound found in cannabis may improve working memory and recognition in people suffering from schizophrenia, according to a new study that adds a fresh twist to the complex relationship between marijuana and

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New Research Shows That Cannabinoids Can Help Treat Leukemia

New Research Shows That Cannabinoids Can Help Treat Leukemia

medicalmarijuana June 8, 2017 0

There’s a growing literature of research showcasing the supposed health benefits of cannabis, specifically its active chemicals like cannabinoids. These have gone to cover various diseases, most notably brain-related ones such as epilepsy, Alzheimer’s,

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The Effects of Marijuana on Brain and Body

The Effects of Marijuana on Brain and Body

medicalmarijuana June 7, 2017 0

Marijuana is the flower buds of the Cannabis sativa plant. Marijuana can be smoked, eaten, vaporized, brewed and even taken topically, but most people smoke it. The intoxicating chemical in marijuana is tetrahydracannabinol, or

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Medical Marijuana: Benefits & State Laws

Medical Marijuana: Benefits & State Laws

medicalmarijuana June 7, 2017 0

Medical marijuana is legal in 26 states, the District of Columbia and Guam. Proponents of marijuana, backed by several studies, say the drug has many therapeutic uses. Opponents — and the U.S. government —

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Medical Marijuana Found To Have Yet Another Benefit: Eliminating Tumors

Medical Marijuana Found To Have Yet Another Benefit: Eliminating Tumors

medicalmarijuana June 6, 2017 0

Many benefits of medical marijuana are well known, but the hurdles to legalization make it difficult to study the full range of benefits of a drug that could reportedly save Medicare $1 billion per

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Cannabidiol Could Unlock New Cognitive Treatment for Schizophrenia

Cannabidiol Could Unlock New Cognitive Treatment for Schizophrenia

medicalmarijuana June 5, 2017 0

IHMRI researchers have discovered that an active compound in cannabis plants may alleviate cognitive impairment, providing a vital opportunity in the treatment of schizophrenia. The compound, Cannabidiol (CBD), can influence learning, memory and attention,

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