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 synergy of terpenes in cannabis – Cannabis News

The key to better health may be found in a mixture of oils.

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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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Researchers report highest-resolution model to date of brain receptor behind marijuana’s high – Cannabis News

DALLAS – Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center report the most detailed 3-D structure to date of the brain receptor that binds and responds to the chemical at the root of marijuana’s high.

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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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