Tag: study

(285 posts)
February 25, 2015
02/25/2015
Marijuana May Be Even Safer Than Previously Thought, Researchers Say

Marijuana May Be Even Safer Than Previously Thought, Researchers Say

Compared with other recreational drugs — including alcohol — marijuana may be even safer than previously thought. And researchers may be systematically underestimating risks associated with alcohol...
Comment → Comment →
February 24, 2015
02/24/2015
Scientists Tackle Explaining “The Munchies”

Scientists Tackle Explaining “The Munchies”

Many are familiar with this common effect of smoking cannabis, and scientists have recently set out to explain why smoking weed makes people so hungry. Researchers from...
Comment → Comment →
February 17, 2015
02/17/2015
Study Suggests Possible Link Between Mania and Cannabis Use

Study Suggests Possible Link Between Mania and Cannabis Use

Apparently, researchers at the University of Warwick believe they have uncovered a “significant” link between cannabis use and mania symptoms. They suggest that their findings show cannabis...
Comments (1 Comment) Comments (1 Comment)
February 16, 2015
02/16/2015
Study: Cannabis Doesn’t Lead to Increased Car Accidents

Study: Cannabis Doesn’t Lead to Increased Car Accidents

More bad news for the hysterical anti-pot crowd: the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration just released a report stating that driving after using cannabis does not increase...
Comment → Comment →
February 10, 2015
02/10/2015
Researchers Find Twitter Has Reefer Madness

Researchers Find Twitter Has Reefer Madness

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have recently conducted a detailed analysis of attitudes towards weed on Twitter. Their findings: Twitter loves the...
Comment → Comment →
February 10, 2015
02/10/2015
Landmark Study Finds Marijuana Is Not Linked to Car Crashes

Landmark Study Finds Marijuana Is Not Linked to Car Crashes

In “the first large-scale study in the United States to include drugs other than alcohol,” NHTSA found that, once the data were adjusted for confounding...
Comment → Comment →
February 3, 2015
02/03/2015
Australian Study Reports Efficacy of Cannabis for Pain Therapy

Australian Study Reports Efficacy of Cannabis for Pain Therapy

A study recently released by scientists at the University of New South Wales’ National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre illustrated that cannabis users reported significant pain relief...
Comment → Comment →
February 3, 2015
02/03/2015
Colorado Publishes Review of Marijuana Health Research

Colorado Publishes Review of Marijuana Health Research

Colorado released a sweeping report Monday about marijuana and health — everything from pot’s effect on drivers, asthma, cancer rates and birth defects. The 188-page report doesn’t...
Comment → Comment →
February 2, 2015
02/02/2015
New View on Addiction: Compassion, Not Isolation

New View on Addiction: Compassion, Not Isolation

The revolutionary idea? Addiction is not caused by substances, rather, it is caused by isolation.
Comments (1 Comment) Comments (1 Comment)
January 30, 2015
01/30/2015
Terpene Profile: Borneol

Terpene Profile: Borneol

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of borneol are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
Comments (1 Comment) Comments (1 Comment)
January 28, 2015
01/28/2015
DPA Report: Employment Rates Rise Due to CO Cannabis Legalization

DPA Report: Employment Rates Rise Due to CO Cannabis Legalization

The industry created over ten thousand new jobs and brought in approximately $19 million a month. Rather than bringing about the end of society as we know...
Comments (1 Comment) Comments (1 Comment)
January 28, 2015
01/28/2015
Medical Cannabis Associated With Decreased Opioid Overdose?

Medical Cannabis Associated With Decreased Opioid Overdose?

A new study examined the effects of state laws establishing a medicinal cannabis program on reducing the mortality rate due to overdose on prescription opioids.
Comments (1 Comment) Comments (1 Comment)
January 27, 2015
01/27/2015
Indica, Sativa, Ruderalis – Did We Get It All Wrong?

Indica, Sativa, Ruderalis – Did We Get It All Wrong?

It seems Richard Evans Schultes, the man who created the original taxonomy for cannabis in the 1970s, misidentified a C. afghanica plant as a C. indica plant....
Comment → Comment →
January 26, 2015
01/26/2015
Cannabis Study Finds No Negative Effects on Lung Health Over 20-Year Period

Cannabis Study Finds No Negative Effects on Lung Health Over 20-Year Period

We’ve all heard the same old rhetoric about smoking and how bad it is for your lungs. Well according to researchers from Emory University, smoking weed has...
Comment → Comment →
January 26, 2015
01/26/2015
New Strain of Cannabis? Nope, Just a New Strain of Hoax

New Strain of Cannabis? Nope, Just a New Strain of Hoax

The report, which had faux quotes from “researchers” at the University of Sydney, where the single specimen supposedly resided, even went so far as to suggest there...
Comment → Comment →
January 26, 2015
01/26/2015
Vitamin Weed? How Small, Daily Doses of Cannabis Could Unlock Optimum Health

Vitamin Weed? How Small, Daily Doses of Cannabis Could Unlock Optimum Health

So cannabinoid deficiency is real, meaning some people actually need to ingest cannabis to feel healthy. Although marijuana is not technically a vitamin, there could be enormous...
Comment → Comment →
January 22, 2015
01/22/2015
European Activism: The Medical Cannabis Bike Tour

European Activism: The Medical Cannabis Bike Tour

The Medical Cannabis Bike Tour is a non-profit organization riding to change the way marijuana is perceived in Europe. In November, it handed over 100,000 Euros to...
Comment → Comment →
January 20, 2015
01/20/2015
Why Pot Affects Everyone Differently

Why Pot Affects Everyone Differently

A study from 2013, conducted by researchers from Melbourne to Barcelona, figured that different genes affect the influence of cannabis on the brain, and while performing all...
Comment → Comment →
January 12, 2015
01/12/2015
UK Doc Tries to Blame Cannabis for Poor Lung Health

UK Doc Tries to Blame Cannabis for Poor Lung Health

The claims in the article appear, on the patina, to be fairly damning of cannabis. Among them, reporting that people in their 30′s have the lungs of...
Comments (1 Comment) Comments (1 Comment)
January 7, 2015
01/07/2015
Terpene Profile: Terpinolene

Terpene Profile: Terpinolene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of terpinolene are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
Comment → Comment →