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Wed
28
Oct

How can medical cannabis help the UK’s chronic pain problem?

In this article Dean Billington, Chief Operating Officer at Brains Bioceutical, discusses how medical cannabis can help the UK’s chronic pain problem.

Tue
27
Oct

Marijuana and Athletes – What You Should Know

It seems that cannabis has never attracted this much attention. After decades of being outlawed for no valid reason, many states have legalized it again. The positive campaign attracted many users and informed the public on the positive effects of marijuana.

What role can this plant play for athletes? Are marijuana and bodybuilding connected, and can you hope to achieve fitness goals faster with this herb? Here is an overview of the potential benefits and other things you should know about THC if you are an athlete.

How Does Marijuana Work on Bodybuilders?

Tue
27
Oct

How To Use CBD Oil To Treat Inflammation

You can get creative about ways to enjoy the possible healing properties of CBD oil. You’ll just need to try different methods to find the styles that you prefer.

CBD oil is naturally extracted from the hemp plant and is appreciated for its possible healing properties. Hemp is not to be confused with marijuana as it doesn’t contain the psychoactive component, THC, required for the high effect. This is the reason why hemp oil is legal and safe to use as a health supplement.

Inflammation occurs when the body signals send blood to the areas that need repair. The interacting processes of the cells are what cause inflammation. Inflammation can also be caused by side-effects of medication used to treat certain ailments such as chemotherapy.

Tue
27
Oct

Five medicinal cannabis essentials

It’s a great time for cannabis in the U.S., with a wide variety of quality products reaching different areas of the country. While marijuana is not legal on a federal level, U.S. states seem to be more open to the possibility of cannabis as a valid option for people struggling with different illnesses or who want to consume it recreationally.

Mon
26
Oct

Voters In Ukraine Get To Weigh In On Medical Cannabis Legalization

An ever-growing list of scientific, peer-reviewed studies has found that the cannabis plant possesses significant medical qualities.

The cannabis plant has been found to successfully treat a number of conditions, from chronic pain to multiple sclerosis.

Scientific studies are backed up by an enormous amount of personal experiences of patients who have successfully treated their conditions with cannabis.

Fri
23
Oct

A Look at the Two Missouri Dispensaries That Launched the State’s First Medical Cannabis Sales

Oct. 17 marked the first day of medical cannabis sales in Missouri, and the state’s two operational cannabis retailers, N’Bliss and Fresh Green, have had quite the journey to serving patients in the nascent market.

N’Bliss, a subsidiary of Nirvana Investments, opened its first two stores in Manchester and Ellisville on Oct. 17, while Fresh Green opened for business in Lee’s Summit on Oct. 19.

“It was exciting—the energy is real,” N’Bliss Managing Partner and CEO Bradford Goette tells Cannabis Business Times and Cannabis Dispensary of opening weekend.

Fri
23
Oct

Cannabis use disorder has both genetic and biological underpinnings: researchers

An international study exploring possible genetic influences on cannabis use disorder (CUD) has identified an association between the disorder and a region of DNA near the FOXP2 gene, previously linked to risk-taking behaviour.

Fri
23
Oct

Ability to pass cannabis through blood-brain barrier holds promise for developing disease treatments

A new technology from Nextage Therapeutics Ltd. is being touted as allowing cannabis molecules to reach the brain directly, an advancement that could drive forward the development of treatments for people suffering from a host of diseases.

Based on research conducted at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, the ability for weed molecules to cross the blood-brain barrier (BBB) could reduce the necessary dosage of medical marijuana and minimize side effects caused by treatments spreading to other organs, according to an article in the Jerusalem Post.

Thu
22
Oct

Medical Cannabis Chronic Kidney Disease Clinical Trial

MediPharm Labs Inc has initiated a clinical trial to research and evaluate the effectiveness of the company’s cannabis-derived medicines for the treatment of end-stage renal disease or Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).

Chronic kidney disease involves kidney damage over a long period of time that impacts on the organ’s ability to filter blood, meaning toxic wastes build up in the body. The progressive condition can result in major complications including eventual kidney failure and death.

Thu
22
Oct

CBG Study Shows Antimicrobial Properties of Cannabis

Cannabis has been used for its antimicrobial properties for thousands of years, but only recently have these benefits surfaced in Western medicine. A recent study highlights previously unknown antimicrobial properties of cannabis.

While the study focuses on several cannabinoids, it brings out CBG as a cannabinoid to pay attention to in terms of its antibiotic abilities.

What is CBG?

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