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Wed
04
Nov

Study Finds Cannabis Oil An Effective Treatment For Fibromyalgia

Researchers in Brazil have found that cannabis oil can be an effective treatment for patients with fibromyalgia, according to the results of a clinical trial completed recently. An abstract of the study, “Ingestion of THC-rich cannabis oil in people with fibromyalgia: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial,” was published last week in the journal Pain Medicine.

Wed
04
Nov

Can Cannabis Treat OCD?

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) impacts millions of people in the United States. The mental health disorder occurs when people find themselves in an endless cycle of obsessive thoughts and compulsive actions.

Cannabis may emerge as a treatment to help break that cycle. A new study from the University of Washington, published in the Journal of Affective Disorders, found that those who smoked weed saw a reduction in the symptoms common for those who suffer from OCD.

Wed
04
Nov

4 Reasons To Use Cannabis For Treating Women’s Health Issues

Cannabis has gained a lot of popularity recently. After several studies, researchers have proved that it provides benefits for many physical and mental disorders. Even though both men and women face different kinds of health issues, some health ailments affect women more.

Wed
04
Nov

South Dakota Makes History by Passing Both Medical and Adult-Use Cannabis on Same Ballot

Voters in South Dakota made history on Nov. 3, helping the state become the first in the union to pass a constitutional amendment legalizing adult-use cannabis sales without first having an established medical program.

Amendment A, the constitutional amendment that voters passed on election night with 53.4% of the vote with 95% of precincts reporting, per the Associated Press, legalizes the recreational use of cannabis for adults aged 21 and over and allows the possession of up to one ounce of cannabis per adult. Additionally, the law requires that the state legislature pass laws for a medical cannabis program and for hemp sales no later than April 1, 2022.

Wed
04
Nov

The Benefits and Risks of Cannabis Are Age-Dependent

Timing is everything. How any drug affects your brain is determined by many factors. Your age at the time of exposure is one of the most important. Other factors include the integrity of the blood-brain barrier and the maturity and efficiency of the liver and kidneys; these factors vary with normal aging. No drug is always beneficial or always harmful. Cannabis is an excellent example of this principle.

Tue
03
Nov

MDMA Treatments May Be Cheaper Than Other Types Of PTSD Treatments

A peer-reviewed study published in the research journal PLOS ONE demonstrates that 

Tue
03
Nov

Growing Your Own Medical Cannabis: A Beginner’s Guide

When it comes to growing medical cannabis for the first time, you may be feeling a little overwhelmed about all there is to know. Indeed, growing cannabis isn’t quite as straight-forward as, say, growing a tomato plant! There are a number of different things that you will need to do throughout the crop’s cultivation process in order to successfully grow cannabis to start with, and once the crop has grown, harvesting and storing the buds is a challenge in and of itself! Don’t panic, though; if this is your first time growing cannabis, we’re here to help you learn how to grow your own cannabis from home.

Tue
03
Nov

Why Are Athletes Penalized For Using Marijuana?

Cannabis-based drug testing is an inhumane process.

Having to turn over bodily fluid to a stranger, including urine or blood, can be an invasive, humiliating experience.

Many employers and industries require cannabis-based drug testing, including professional sports.

Most international sports competition leagues and/or regulatory bodies subject athletic competitors to various types of drug testing and it almost always includes cannabis.

The cannabinoid THC is a banned substance at the international level when it comes to sports, and that includes the Olympics.

Some level of not-too-invasive drug testing makes sense for athletic competition, such as saliva or hair follicle testing.

Tue
03
Nov

How To Effectively Use CBD Lotion For When You Need It Most

Even though there’s no conclusive proof of the relation between CBD and pain relief, many people still use it to relieve pain. However, many people shy away from CBD because they don’t want to smoke or ingest it. The reason people think this way is because using CBD is such a new idea that they’re still not sure how they’re going to feel after they used it. 

One of the good things about CBD is that there are many ways you can use this supplement, one of which is by applying CBD as a lotion.

Mon
02
Nov

Could Cannabis Eliminate The High-Cost And High-Stakes Of Current Psoriasis Medicines?

The National Psoriasis Foundation states that upwards of 8 million people have the auto-immune skin disorder. Often accompanied by arthritis, psoriasis not only causes scaling of the skin, but complications to fingernails as well. 

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