Medical cannabis is starting to change the way medical professionals are looking at treating both depression and anxiety.
Cannabis is helping the masses find relief from many different ailments. But do you know what one of the most common ailments being treated by patients is?
CBD is already extremely popular in the places where it is legal, but can a person’s use become compulsive beyond control? It’s a reasonable question to ask. The World Health Organization examined many aspects of the molecule cannabidiol (CBD) and concluded that no, it does not hold the potential for abuse. “Single dose administration of […]
One study has found promising signs that week-long treatments with marijuana could help those addicted to drugs and alcohol stay sober. Scientists at the Scripps Research Institute in San Diego studied the “anti-relapse potential” of cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis. To produce the results of “Unique treatment potential of cannabidiol for the […]
With legalization quickly approaching Canada is about to step into uncharted territory. One of the most precarious elements of legalization is the understanding of cannabis from a medical perspective. And experts believe that more research is the only way to know what health effects cannabis will have on citizens. According to CBC, MP Bill Blair, […]
Both Canadian and American journalists have recently informed the public of what many in the cannabis industry have already known for years. Both countries are showing a massive amount of opioid-related overdoses. A figure reported by The Globe and Mail and reported by Chief Public Health Officer, Theresa Tam estimate that eight Canadians die every single day […]
There’s been an ongoing debate on whether or not cannabis has addictive qualities. Some insist there’s absolutely no risk, while others argue that the risk is bigger than we know. It turns out the truth actually lies somewhere in the middle. Cannabis addiction is officially listed as “cannabis use disorder” in the DSM-V. It lists […]
One of the great things about medical cannabis is that it can often be used to replace prescribed pharmaceuticals. This has become especially important as overdose mortality rates related to prescription drugs continue to rise. The number of opioid related deaths have gotten so high that many research studies are focused on this addiction. While […]
Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System have been awarded a five year, $3.8 million grant for the very first long term study on whether medical cannabis can reduce opioid use in chronic pain patients. More specifically, how medical cannabis can change the quality of life for those who are […]