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In the United States, 46 people die each day from opioid overdose. Marijuana may help in overcoming painkiller abuse, according to a working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, and authored by researchers David Powell, Rosalie Liccardo Pacula and Mireille Jacobson. They have observed that in US

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A new study has found that marijuana helps broken bones heal faster. The Times of Israel reported that research from Tel Aviv University found that rats with broken bones healed much quicker when given cannabidiol or CBD, the non-psychotic component in marijuana. Those benefits were also present, even when the

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By Sophie McAdams In case you were wondering how THC is so unbelievably good at killing malignant cells, the woman who first noticed the phenomenon explains how it works. Spanish scientist Cristina Sanchez was the first to discover the medicinal properties of marijuana in the fight against cancer. In this

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A study published online on July 9th 2015 in the journal PLOS Biology has demonstrated how the medical benefits of marijuana can be separated from its unwanted side effects. The recent findings revealed a separated pathway that can alone trigger the beneficial effects of delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) as a pain reliever

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Aphria Inc. and The Peace Naturals Project of Ontario, have each committed $100,000 to The Arthritis Society to help fund future education and research projects. “The research right now is reasonably experimental, we have a lot of anecdotal information, but not a lot of hard evidence to be able to

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By Dr. Darryl Hudson, PhD. It is common knowledge that Cannabis influences people differently. I often find myself a bit jealous of those who can have just a few tokes and get right loopy. For me, watching this unfold typically brings about the nostalgia of the ‘first time’ experience that

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This article has been re-posted from the May – June 2005 Cannabis Health Journal. By Valerie Leveroni Corral WAMM initiated a study in 1993 designed to address the question of differential clinical effects between Cannabis sativa and C. indica strains and hybrids, and also examining effects of inhaled and ingested

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By Rachel Brazil This article originally appeared on ChemistryWorld.com, February 3rd 2015. Cannabinoids are finally coming out of the shadows and onto the shelves of pharmacies around the globe. In August 2013, US TV documentary Weed highlighted the case of Charlotte Figi, a six-year-old with Dravet syndrome. This rare, uncontrolled

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By Paul Armentano – NORML Deputy Director This article originally appeared on The Daily Chronic, April 21st 2015. The administration of oral cannabis extracts is associated with the mitigation of seizures in adolescents with epilepsy, according to clinical data published this month in the journal Epilepsy & Behavior. Researchers from

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By Ido Efrati This article originally appeared in Haaretz, April 11th 2015 New research shows – with cautious optimism – that cannabis can kill or slow the development of cancer cells. Medical cannabis is well known to cancer patients. A large number of Israelis receive it as part of their

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