Category: Cannabis Facts

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Cannabis facts including marijuana research articles

September 17, 2014
09/17/2014
Terpene Profile: Myrcene

Terpene Profile: Myrcene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of myrcene are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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September 16, 2014
09/16/2014
Marijuana, REM Sleep, and Dreams

Marijuana, REM Sleep, and Dreams

Marijuana can affect how often you dream by rearranging your sleep cycle. People who smoke marijuana before bed often struggle to recall their dreams the next morning....
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September 16, 2014
09/16/2014
100% of New Cannabis Addiction Reports Show Signs of Reefer Madness

100% of New Cannabis Addiction Reports Show Signs of Reefer Madness

The idea that cannabis could be much worse for teenage users than previously expected, could make any parent lose sleep at night. Fortunately, those parents can breathe...
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September 15, 2014
09/15/2014
Medical Marijuana: The Entourage Effect

Medical Marijuana: The Entourage Effect

Scientists have identified over 60 unique molecules in cannabis known as cannabinoids, which include THC and CBD. But while THC has gotten most of the attention, studies...
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September 4, 2014
09/04/2014
Warning: Do Not Vaporize Edible Cannabis Oil

Warning: Do Not Vaporize Edible Cannabis Oil

Beyond Chronic points out the differences between Hash oil (an extract of cannabis) and edible cannabis oil (actual oil infused with cannabis), and warns us of the dangers of...
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September 3, 2014
09/03/2014
Terpene Profile: Linalool

Terpene Profile: Linalool

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of linalool are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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August 29, 2014
08/29/2014
Low Doses of Marijuana Compound Could Slow or Stop Progression of Alzheimer’s

Low Doses of Marijuana Compound Could Slow or Stop Progression of Alzheimer’s

Findings of a preclinical study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, suggest very small doses of THC, a chemical found in marijuana, slow down the production...
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August 28, 2014
08/28/2014
Can You Overdose on Marijuana?

Can You Overdose on Marijuana?

While prescription painkillers cause thousands of overdose deaths each year, no one has ever died from a marijuana overdose. But is it even possible to overdose on...
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August 28, 2014
08/28/2014
Are Cigarettes More Dangerous Than Marijuana?

Are Cigarettes More Dangerous Than Marijuana?

Despite the controversy surrounding marijuana not being FDA approved, medical experts insist there is increasing evidence to suggest that smoking marijuana is less of a detriment to...
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August 27, 2014
08/27/2014
Study: Marijuana Use Inversely Associated With Intimate Partner Violence

Study: Marijuana Use Inversely Associated With Intimate Partner Violence

Marijuana use by newly married couples is predictive of less frequent incidences of intimate partner violence perpetration, according to longitudinal data published online ahead of print in the journal Psychology of Addictive...
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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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