Category: Cannabis Facts

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Cannabis facts including marijuana research articles

August 26, 2014
08/26/2014
JAMA: Medical Cannabis States Possess Lower Rates of Opiate-Induced Fatalities

JAMA: Medical Cannabis States Possess Lower Rates of Opiate-Induced Fatalities

The enactment of medicinal marijuana laws is associated with significantly lower state-level opioid overdose mortality rates, according to data published online today in the Journal of the American Medical Association...
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August 26, 2014
08/26/2014
NY Times Peddled Reefer Madness in the Past

NY Times Peddled Reefer Madness in the Past

While the NY Times is doing some good work in rationally addressing the veil of bullshit and mystique that has clouded marijuana’s history in America, they conveniently...
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August 19, 2014
08/19/2014
Study: Cannabis Inhaler Delivers Effective Relief To Neuropathy Patients

Study: Cannabis Inhaler Delivers Effective Relief To Neuropathy Patients

The administration of a single dose of whole-plant cannabis via a thermal-metered inhaler is effective and well tolerated among patients suffering from neuropathy (nerve pain), according to...
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August 13, 2014
08/13/2014
Endocannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in Anandamide

Endocannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in Anandamide

In this issue of Endocannabinoid Profiles, the properties of anandamide are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this endocannabinoid (cannabinoid produced within the body), which can...
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August 11, 2014
08/11/2014
Colorado Health Department: Teen Marijuana Use Has Decreased Since Marijuana Became Legal for Adults

Colorado Health Department: Teen Marijuana Use Has Decreased Since Marijuana Became Legal for Adults

Rates of current and lifetime marijuana use among Colorado high school students has dropped since the state made marijuana legal in 2012, according to a press release...
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August 8, 2014
08/08/2014
Marijuana and Anxiety: A Self Help Guide

Marijuana and Anxiety: A Self Help Guide

Anxiety and marijuana have a complicated relationship, but different types of cannabis may play a role. Leaf Science providers a primer on the relationship, covering topics such...
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August 6, 2014
08/06/2014
6 Historical Facts About Medical Marijuana

6 Historical Facts About Medical Marijuana

Leaf Science takes us on a little stroll through medical marijuana history, from 2737 BC China to ancient Greece to 2nd century Egypt, where Egyptians used cannabis as...
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August 6, 2014
08/06/2014
Cannabinoid Profiles: A Crash Course in CBGa

Cannabinoid Profiles: A Crash Course in CBGa

In this issue of Cannabinoid Profiles, the properties of CBGa are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this cannabinoid and discover what...
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August 4, 2014
08/04/2014
Study: Legalized Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Impact Teen Use Rates

Study: Legalized Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Impact Teen Use Rates

The passage of state laws legalizing the physician-recommended possession and consumption of cannabis by qualified patients has not led to an increase in adolescents’ use of the...
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July 30, 2014
07/30/2014
The Required White House Response on Marijuana

The Required White House Response on Marijuana

When the White House issued a statement last night saying that marijuana should remain illegal — responding to our pro-legalization editorial series — officials there weren’t just...
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July 30, 2014
07/30/2014
Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in CBDa

Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in CBDa

In this issue of Cannabinoid Profiles, the properties of CBDa are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this cannabinoid and discover what...
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July 29, 2014
07/29/2014
Study: Marijuana Does Not Worsen Schizophrenia

Study: Marijuana Does Not Worsen Schizophrenia

Research from the University of Manchester sheds new light on the impact of marijuana use on schizophrenia. “There was no evidence of a specific association between cannabis...
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July 23, 2014
07/23/2014
7 Proven Medical Benefits of THC

7 Proven Medical Benefits of THC

THC (tetrohydrocannabinol) is the most recognized ingredient in cannabis. It is best known for causing the high that you get from using marijuana. However, while compounds like CBD...
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July 23, 2014
07/23/2014
Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in CBN

Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in CBN

In this issue of Cannabinoid Profiles, the properties of CBN are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this cannabinoid and discover what...
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July 16, 2014
07/16/2014
Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in THCa

Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in THCa

In this issue of Cannabinoid Profiles, the properties of THCa are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this cannabinoid and discover what...
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July 15, 2014
07/15/2014
Study Explains How Marijuana Cures Cancer

Study Explains How Marijuana Cures Cancer

Scientists in the UK have now traced marijuana’s ability to prevent the growth and spread of cancer to specific pathways found in tumor cells, known as cannabinoid...
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July 14, 2014
07/14/2014
Rumination on “The Great Experiment”

Rumination on “The Great Experiment”

The media has been calling Washington and Colorado’s legal weed market the “Great Experiment.” If you’ve been smoking weed for a while, like me, you may roll...
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July 11, 2014
07/11/2014
Study: Synthetic Cannabinoid “Safe and Effective” Treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress

Study: Synthetic Cannabinoid “Safe and Effective” Treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress

Ontario, Canada: The administration of nabilone, a synthetic cannabinoid, safely mitigates symptoms of post-traumatic stress (PTS) syndrome, according to clinical data published online ahead of print in the Journal of Psychopharmacology....
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July 9, 2014
07/09/2014
Cannabis and Adolescents: WA State Guidelines

Cannabis and Adolescents: WA State Guidelines

I stumbled upon this gem of a site, that claims to put out “science-based information for the public” from the UW’s Institute for Alcohol and Drug Abuse....
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July 1, 2014
07/01/2014
A Brief History of Hemp in Colonial America

A Brief History of Hemp in Colonial America

The Leaf Online delves into the roots of hemp in American culture such as when and where it was first grown, as well as how it was used for industrial, medicinal, religious...
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