Category: Cannabis Facts

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Cannabis facts including marijuana research articles

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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June 26, 2014
06/26/2014
My Favorite Strains: Super Lemon Kush

My Favorite Strains: Super Lemon Kush

I recently found a really special cross of the Super Lemon with another all time stoner favorite, Kush. Super Lemon Kush is a great option and all...
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June 25, 2014
06/25/2014
Charlatan’s Web: A CBD Debacle

Charlatan’s Web: A CBD Debacle

The medical cannabis community has recently received some major support from well known doctors, Dr. Oz and Dr. Sanjay Gupta. This trend of physicians supporting medical cannabis...
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June 24, 2014
06/24/2014
Study: Habitual Marijuana Smoking Not Associated With Increased Risk of Lung Cancer

Study: Habitual Marijuana Smoking Not Associated With Increased Risk of Lung Cancer

Subjects who regularly inhale cannabis smoke possess no greater risk of contracting lung cancer than do those who consume it occasionally or not at all, according to...
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June 24, 2014
06/24/2014
Medical Marijuana 101: Mass. Doctors Head to the Classroom

Medical Marijuana 101: Mass. Doctors Head to the Classroom

“I’d like to start helping people get their mind wrapped around what are we talking about today with a case,” Dr. Alan Ehrlich said, looking out over...
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June 24, 2014
06/24/2014
Alzheimer’s Caused by Loss of Cannabinoids, Study Shows

Alzheimer’s Caused by Loss of Cannabinoids, Study Shows

Early deficits in Alzheimer’s may be caused by blockage of the brain’s cannabinoids, according to new research out of Stanford University School of Medicine. These compounds are...
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June 20, 2014
06/20/2014
Study: Oral THC Safely and Effectively Addresses Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms

Study: Oral THC Safely and Effectively Addresses Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms

The administration of oral THC mitigates symptoms of post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD), according to clinical trial data published online ahead of print in the journal Clinical Drug...
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June 19, 2014
06/19/2014
Yes, CBD Is Still Illegal

Yes, CBD Is Still Illegal

At first glance, a new pamphlet produced by “CBD-Care.com” looks like some sort of altruistic white paper on the therapeutic benefits of cannabidiol. Curious about the pamphlet’s contents,...
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June 19, 2014
06/19/2014
Cannabis Creates Happy Bowels

Cannabis Creates Happy Bowels

Disclaimer: This is an article about bowel movements. I will try and choose my phrasing gingerly and employ euphemism where appropriate, but seeing as the topic of...
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June 19, 2014
06/19/2014
My Favorite Strains: Blackwater

My Favorite Strains: Blackwater

After a long day, it’s nice to be able to kick back with something that has a consistent effect and is good for sleep and overall relaxation. One...
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