Suffering From Chronic Stress? Marijuana Can Help With That - Cannabis News

Scientists have found that lasting stress also depresses endocannabinoids -- neurotransmitters similar to the active ingredients in cannabis -- and that, in turn, can depress us.

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Why Microdosing Is Taking Over Medical Marijuana - Cannabis News

With microdosing, people are getting the maximum benefit from the minimum amount, without becoming stoned, paranoid or lethargic.

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Legalization Of Cannabis May Dramatically Cut Opioid Abuse Rates - Cannabis News

The suggestion is that rather than using powerful painkillers, people are instead turning to legal pot.

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West Virginia Senate passes medical marijuana bill - Cannabis News

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.

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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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Government marijuana looks nothing like the real stuff. See for yourself – Cannabis News

To investigate the real-world effects of marijuana researchers need a product that looks and feels like the real thing. And they're increasingly frustrated with government weed that is something else entirely.

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Government marijuana looks nothing like the real stuff. See for yourself – Cannabis News

To investigate the real-world effects of marijuana researchers need a product that looks and feels like the real thing. And they're increasingly frustrated with government weed that is something else entirely.

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Study finds patients choosing cannabis over opioids – Cannabis News

Research shows people with chronic pain or mental health issues prefer taking cannabis over prescription opioid medications to treat symptoms.

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Clinical trial using marijuana to treat PTSD in veterans gets underway – Cannabis News

The first participant in a clinical trial designed to evaluate the effectiveness of smoking marijuana to treat PTSD in veterans was given cannabis on Monday, according to the organization conducting the study.

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Clinical trial using marijuana to treat PTSD in veterans gets underway – Cannabis News

The first participant in a clinical trial designed to evaluate the effectiveness of smoking marijuana to treat PTSD in veterans was given cannabis on Monday, according to the organization conducting the study.

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Why Does Cannabis Slow Down Our Time Perception? – Cannabis News

Cannabis consumers may experience distortions in their perception of time, often reporting how minutes can feel like they stretch to hours on end -- an unsettling experience, to say the least.

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Clinical trial in Irritable Bowel Syndrome begins for cannabis-based chewing gum – Cannabis News

Axim Biotechnologies has initiated a clinical trial of its non-prescription hemp-derived cannabinoid functional chewing gum for the treatment of patients with irritable bowel syndrome.

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Cannabis May Help Treat Tourette Syndrome - Cannabis News

Cannabis could be a safer, more effective alternate treatment option to treat tics and behavioral symptoms of TS, particularly for treatment-refractory TS patients.

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4 Promising Cannabis Studies and Research from 2016 – Cannabis News

2016 wasn’t exactly a great year for many people, but for the booming legal cannabis industry, there were some historic victories.

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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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Marijuana Appears to Benefit Mental Health: Study – Cannabis News

A new review suggests cannabis may help mental health disorders.

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Does access to medical marijuana reduce opioid deaths? – Cannabis News

In the United States, 25 states have legalized medical marijuana, including 19 that let patients with a prescription buy pot from dispensaries. Proponents argue that expanding the availability of medical marijuana reduces opioid abuse and overdose deaths because it gives people an alternative for pain relief.

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Does Cannabis Help Heal Broken Bones? - Cannabis News

A study released just last year reveals that cannabis improves the way in which the body heals broken bones.

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Pain patients are flooding into Minnesota's medical marijuana program – Cannabis News

The state's tightly controlled program has seen high costs and low enrollment. Pain patients might turn the tide.

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