Oxford University to launch multimillion-dollar medical marijuana research program – Cannabis News

Oxford University will be at the forefront of a multimillion-pound research program, which hopes to help develop new therapies for acute and chronic conditions by examining the effects of medical cannabis.

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The Father of Cannabis Calls for Cannabinoid Research – Cannabis News

Dr. Raphael Mechoulam laid the scientific foundation upon which all modern cannabis knowledge is built.

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High Spot: Brain's Marijuana Center Imaged in 3D – Cannabis News

The receptor in the brain involved in the "high" people feel after smoking marijuana is revealed in a new, detailed, 3D image today, according to a new study.

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Cannabinoids in Hemp for Beauty, Skin Health – Cannabis News

Cannabinoids are almost exclusively found in cannabis, and have been shown to have a significant effect on chronic skin conditions.

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Medical marijuana has potential as Alzheimer's treatment, study says – Cannabis News

(CNN) - Could medical marijuana treat Alzheimer's patients? One recent study found THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, stimulates the removal of toxic plaque in the brain, a common feature of the disease.

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New Zealand researchers to study cannabinoids' effect on brain cancer – Cannabis News

A team of researchers has been given a $157,000 grant to study whether cannabinoids can help treat brain cancer.

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Cannabinoids: The chemistry behind cannabis – Cannabis News

There are nearly 500 natural compounds in marijuana and over 100 of those chemical compounds (thanks to a recent discovery) are called cannabinoids.

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FDA approves cannabis-based treatment for cancer, AIDS-related weight loss – Cannabis News

Insys Therapeutics Inc. announced Tuesday, July 5, that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company’s drug Syndros, an orally administered liquid formulation of the synthetic cannabinoid dronabinol, according to a release.

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Marijuana as Medicine

Medical Marijuana cannabis shop in Denver, 2011. Image: User:O'Dea via Wikimedia Commons

Nearly half the country has so far made it legal. Does it work?

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Can cannabis prevent or reverse Alzheimer's?

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You've probably read about the positive effects of coconut oil's medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) to produce ketones that energize brain cells with dysfunctional brain metabolism and even reverse Alzheimer's disease (AD).
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