Can cannabis containing higher levels of CBD help counteract some of the harmful long-term effects from smoking cannabis with higher amounts of THC?
A recent study found evidence that cannabis can help increase our light sensitivity. So are you actually able to improve your night vision with cannabis?
Cannabis is showing up in the news these days treating all sorts of different medical conditions. But can cannabis help with anxiety?
Cannabis is now legal in Canada for adult consumption. This, however, has opened a door an even larger benefit. Learn more in this article.
Cannabis is showing up in the news these days helping all sorts of different medical conditions. It would seem there’s almost nothing cannabis can’t do. Cancer, epilepsy, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, you name it and there seems to be a cannabis regimen that can help it. When it comes to anxiety, this is another medical condition […]
Turning Over A New Leaf Legalization in Canada is just around the corner, and this turning point is highlighting just how unique cannabis is. It’s not often that a substance can be consumed safely as both a potent plant medicine and a recreational intoxicant but clearly, cannabis doesn’t shy away from changing the game! […]
Could the end of Canada’s medical cannabis program be near? If it were left up to a few doctors in Canada, it would come to an end this fall as the country ushers in a legal retail adult consumption market. According to the Canadian Medical Association Vice-President of Medical Professionalism, many doctors in Canada are […]
The discovery of the endocannabinoid system very well may be the most significant breakthrough regarding the human anatomy in the past century. Since the first cannabinoids were isolated and the discovery of the CB1 and CB2 receptors has become public knowledge the movement to bring this plant to the people has been unstoppable. The CB1 […]
In an early show from the tobacco industry which is now embracing the rising popularity of cannabis and declining demand for cigarettes, one of the world’s largest tobacco companies announced that they’re getting into cannabis. Imperial Brands, makers of Kool, Salem, Winston, and the vapour device ‘blu’ have a venture arm that participated in a […]
Various research shows that cannabis will relieve chronic pain, and one study with Dr. Mark Ware actually fine tunes their recommendation to three puffs a day. His study concluded that there was medical value to the plant, despite our need for more research regarding dosage. After this round of research concluded, Ware believed […]
That idea that cannabis can help regrow brain cells is a spectacular claim for medical cannabis if it’s true, and it’s far from the prohibition-era brain health warnings of yore, but there’s a catch. Cannabis can help regrow brain cells…in animals. New research reveals that while experiments on rodents and other mammals have shown some […]
There may be good news for medical marijuana patients who are concerned about the impact of daily cannabis use on their brain health. Using cannabis regularly for three months resulted in improved task performance and executive brain functioning among a small group participating in a study by McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School researchers. The […]
Medical experts favour highly-regulated, highly-repeatable therapeutic options when it comes to cannabis, which is something producers have been struggling with for a while. Canopy Health Innovations, the partly-owned biopharmaceutical research and development arm of Canopy Growth Corporation just announced that it had filed eight provisional US patents for the delivery and application of cannabis and […]
Only three full months in and we’ve seen three exciting benchmark cannabis research headlines already. 2018 is shaping up to be the year of cannabis! A Case For Balanced THC And CBD In Colorectal Cancer Prevention Published: January 1, 2018 This study by Austrian scientists determined that CB1 receptor activation has tumour-suppressing effects in […]
Over the last decade, the general public has begun to open their eyes to the dangers of sugar. A high sugar diet can lead to type 2 diabetes, weight gain, early menstruation, and poor semen quality (ie. lower chance of getting pregnant). And even with these logical warnings, the public issue and possible addition to […]
For the approximately 400,000 Canadians that suffer from Glaucoma, cannabis could provide great relief. Glaucoma is caused by pressure in the eye including intraocular pressure which is the fluid pressure in the eye. This damages the ocular nerve which can lead to blindness. Many suffer from glaucoma as they age, and currently, there is no […]
There is plenty of evidence that in places where cannabis is legal the amount of opioid-related deaths plummets. Mostly it’s been thought that this is due to those with chronic pain replacing their pharmaceutical medications with cannabis use, but a recent study has found that using low doses of opioids with cannabis can have the […]
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) affects people all around the world. With a long, inconvenient, and painful list of symptoms, this condition can hamper the quality of life of those affected by it. Now, with the increase in scientific and anecdotal research, we’ve found that cannabis may be an effective treatment for IBS. The […]
In a perfect world, dogs would never grow old or feel pain. However, our world is far from perfect and many dogs suffer in their old age. There is, however, something you can do to ease that suffering: hemp oil. In the first of its kind, Cornell University has paired with ElleVet Sciences to prove […]
The endocannabinoid system (ECS) performs thousands of vital functions in the human body, and yet it was only discovered in the 20th century. The ECS is a set of proteins and fatty acid-based molecules that work together to control and regulate a vast range of metabolic functions. It relies on a set of proteins known […]