Tag: study

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November 24, 2014
11/24/2014
Terpene Profile: Humulene

Terpene Profile: Humulene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of humulene are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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November 20, 2014
11/20/2014
Marijuana Drastically Shrinks Aggressive Form of Brain Cancer, New Study Finds

Marijuana Drastically Shrinks Aggressive Form of Brain Cancer, New Study Finds

Over the past few years, research has revealed that marijuana can both destroy certain cancer cells and reduce the growth of others. Now, a new study in...
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November 19, 2014
11/19/2014
New Study on Cannabis and Teens: Pot Not Detriment to IQ

New Study on Cannabis and Teens: Pot Not Detriment to IQ

Opponents of legalization have, for a couple of years, been spouting off that marijuana use (especially among teens) is responsible for a drop in IQ. This argument...
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November 14, 2014
11/14/2014
Terpene Profile: Eucalyptol

Terpene Profile: Eucalyptol

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of eucalyptol are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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November 4, 2014
11/04/2014
Cannabis Consumption Helps With Brain Trauma

Cannabis Consumption Helps With Brain Trauma

UCLA researchers have taken a big stride toward proving what your average stoner has known for ages: weed is good for your brain. No, that’s not a...
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November 4, 2014
11/04/2014
Can You Vaporize CBD?

Can You Vaporize CBD?

CBD is usually taken orally as a cannabis-based concentrate or extract, but can you vaporize CBD? The very first study to investigate the process of vaporizing CBD...
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November 3, 2014
11/03/2014
Will Humble, Arizona Top Health Officer, Hates Cannabis

Will Humble, Arizona Top Health Officer, Hates Cannabis

Will Humble, Arizona’s State Health Director, is trying his damnedest to obliquely cripple the future of medical marijuana in his state. Humble is seeking to change the...
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November 3, 2014
11/03/2014
Cannabis Decriminalization Does Not Increase Teen Risk Behaviors

Cannabis Decriminalization Does Not Increase Teen Risk Behaviors

Since decriminalization, have any of these apocalyptic divinations come to fruition? Nope. Not a single one has come true. Not only are teen arrest, dropout and overdose...
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October 30, 2014
10/30/2014
Longitudinal UK Study Shows No Relationship Between Moderate Adolescent Cannabis Use and IQ

Longitudinal UK Study Shows No Relationship Between Moderate Adolescent Cannabis Use and IQ

A 20 year longitudinal study has recently found that moderate cannabis use in adolescence has no association with detrimental effects on educational and intellectual performance, although heavy...
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October 24, 2014
10/24/2014
Setting the Record Straight on Two Decades of Cannabis Research

Setting the Record Straight on Two Decades of Cannabis Research

A literature review was released on October 7th in the journal Addiction, which examined the past twenty years of research on recreational cannabis use. According to various...
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October 22, 2014
10/22/2014
Toilets Narc on Cannabis Users!

Toilets Narc on Cannabis Users!

Using wastewater (sewage), the researchers can run tests to determine what kinds of drugs people are using and also tell in what concentration.
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October 22, 2014
10/22/2014
Terpene Profile: Caryophyllene

Terpene Profile: Caryophyllene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of caryophyllene are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what studies...
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October 13, 2014
10/13/2014
Reefer Madness: 20 Year Study Likens Cannabis to Heroin

Reefer Madness: 20 Year Study Likens Cannabis to Heroin

For every article that comes out trying to lambast cannabis, I can find plenty more that show how cannabis alone has saved a life, helped with a...
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October 8, 2014
10/08/2014
Terpene Profile: Pinene

Terpene Profile: Pinene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of pinene are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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October 2, 2014
10/02/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.10.01)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.10.01)

A new study punctures some myths about medical marijuana in California, Connecticut’s dispensaries finally open for business, the Illinois program is moving along, and more. Let’s get...
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October 2, 2014
10/02/2014
Peer-Reviewed Study Refutes Claims of Widespread Abuse in California’s Medical Marijuana Program

Peer-Reviewed Study Refutes Claims of Widespread Abuse in California’s Medical Marijuana Program

Sacramento, CA – A new landmark study published last week by the peer-reviewed journal Drug and Alcohol Review refutes the long-held belief that abuse of California’s medical marijuana law is ubiquitous. The...
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September 29, 2014
09/29/2014
Study: CBD Administration Associated With Improved Quality of Life in Patients With Parkinson’s Disease

Study: CBD Administration Associated With Improved Quality of Life in Patients With Parkinson’s Disease

The administration of cannabidiol (CBD), a nonpsychotropic cannabinoid, is associated with improved quality of life in patients with Parkinson’s disease, according clinical trial data published online ahead of print...
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September 26, 2014
09/26/2014
California Defelonization Initiative Appears Poised for Victory

California Defelonization Initiative Appears Poised for Victory

While the nation focuses on marijuana legalization initiatives in Alaska, the District of Columbia, and Oregon, a California initiative that would turn drug possession felonies into misdemeanors...
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September 23, 2014
09/23/2014
Frequent Misuse of Scientific Studies in Media Stories Linked to Biased Reporting

Frequent Misuse of Scientific Studies in Media Stories Linked to Biased Reporting

In an article from CNN, they reference a new study that explores the relationship between teen cannabis use and later life developments including high-school completion, attainment of...
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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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