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Research chemicals provide dangerous, experimental highs to desperate users
Medical News
In a country where over 1 million people get arrested for drug-related crimes every year, a legal loophole exists that makes ordering thousands of different drugs so accessible you can purchase them with your debit card. Research chemicals are newly-synthesized drugs that have not yet been scheduled by the FDA, making them very easy to order online
Patients who use marijuana may need more sedation during endoscopies
Medical News
If you use pot, you may need more sedation than normal during a gastric endoscopy, according to a new study. "Patients didn't have increased awareness or discomfort during procedures, but they did require more drugs," lead author Dr. Yasmin Nasser said in a news release from the American Gastroenterological Association. Nasser is an assistant profe
Hemp for weight loss? “Diet weed” THCV takes fitness world by storm
Medical News
CBD from hemp and THC from cannabis have been rising in popularity for years, but have you heard of THCV (tetrahydrocannabivarin)? THCV gummies and oils are taking the fitness and diet world by storm. This is because THCV effects include increased energy and focus as well as appetite suppression. This stimulating rare cannabinoid has been referred
Psilocybin causes ‘significant reduction’ in symptoms of depression, largest of its kind study shows
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  COMPASS Pathways psilocybin study shows a significant improvement in treatment-resistant depression symptoms. At the American Psychiatric Association (APA) 2022 Annual Meeting that began on May 21 in New Orleans, Louisiana, COMPASS Pathways unveiled the “largest randomized, controlled, double-blind study of psilocybin therapy ever completed,” acc
Doctors wary of cannabis as a medicine
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Doctors seem wary of prescribing approved cannabis products ahead of substantial clinical trials, and patients are missing out, writes Dr Karen Oldfield Awareness of cannabis as a medicinal product has been rising significantly. Doctors in Aotearoa New Zealand report more patients are asking about the use of cannabis as a medicine—and patients repo
Is cannabis effective in managing bipolar disorder symptoms?
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Debate surrounding the legality of medical cannabis in Malaysia re-emerged recently following the arrest last month of nasyid singer Muhammad Yasin Sulaiman, who has bipolar disorder. On March 31, the 47-year old Yasin, who is also a composer, was charged with drug trafficking after officers found 17 cannabis plants and 214 grams of dried plant mat
Ask a doctor: Can I trust that my physician won’t judge my marijuana use?
Medical News
When asked by friends and patients who express concerns about their physicians, I tell them that if they cannot trust their physician with personal information, they need to change physicians if possible. As many patients fill out their intake forms for their health care providers, some feel a concern that their honesty about aspects of their lifes
Medicinal cannabis reduces pain and need for opiate painkillers among cancer patients
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  Medicinal cannabis reduces cancer-related pain and the need for opiate-based painkillers, reveals a new comprehensive study of its use by oncology patients. Pain, along with depression, anxiety, and insomnia, are some of the most fundamental causes of oncology patients’ disability and suffering while undergoing treatment therapies, and may even l
Vets warn cannabis users to make sure pets don’t consume the products
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Some veterinarians say that the legalization of marijuana in New Jersey could lead to a dangerous situation for pets. The vets are warning about potential “marijuana toxicosis,” which is when an animal inhales or ingests cannabis. This is not good for animals, which is why people are urging anyone consuming cannabis to be careful around their pets.
Inside the mind of a medical cannabis pharmacist in Utah
Medical News
Utah is unique when it comes to cannabis, and the state’s program includes many unique exceptions not often seen across the rest of the country in states where medical cannabis is legal. In Utah, dispensaries are referred to as pharmacies, and the method of which patients must apply for and obtain cannabis medicine differs. While the state of Utah
Medical marijuana product sales up 1.1% in April
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Medical marijuana patients spent $24 million in April at the state’s 38 dispensaries to obtain 4,213 pounds, up from the 4,166 pounds sold in March. Hot Springs is home to two of the top five dispensaries for the amount of product sold. Sales for the first four months of 2022 total $89.8 million, and 15,678 pounds, according to the Arkansas Departm
High THC Weed: A new form of reefer madness or worth the panic?
Medical News
  Many within the industry have claimed that proof backing the widespread risks of high THC levels are scant and more research needs to be done. With the legislation on cannabis at the federal level set to be brought forward in the Senate, marijuana legalized states are now undergoing new research on the risks linked with high-potency cannabis prod
Consumption of alcohol and cigarettes by young adults declines following cannabis legalisation
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A study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health has found that the legalisation of cannabis leads to lower use of alcohol, cigarettes, and pain medications by young adults. The study, conducted by researchers with the University of Washington assessed trends in alcohol, nicotine, and non-prescribed pain drug use among a group of over 12,500 y
Combats acne and ageing! This new Niacinamide + hemp serum is causing shoppers to show off incredible before and after pics with visibly clearer skin
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  Most skincare products focus on a single issue, which could be clearing up breakouts or fighting the signs of ageing.  But every so often, a hero product comes along that can multi-task like the new Hey Bud Niacinamide + Hemp serum.  And photos from real women across the States show that it can have a transformative effect on how skin looks in te
Feeling sleepy after smoking weed? Here’s what you can do
Medical News
Fatigue can be a side effect of cannabis, one that can be difficult to control if you haven’t had experience with the drug. There’s a reason marijuana is great for those struggling to get a good rest. The plant causes the body to naturally loosen up and relax, which is great for anyone looking to get some Zzzzs. But if you’re just looking to get hi
FDA warns about THC copycat edibles, children in serious danger
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  Thousands of new traders just like you are reaping the benefits of following this systemized options trading formula that allows Nic Chahine to earn a full-time living.  About a month after a study led by researchers at NYU School of Global Public Health, revealed that “copycat” edibles can have levels of tetrahydrocannabinol or THC “that far exc

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