Cannabis May Not Be Right for Everyone – and That’s Okay

Cannabis for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

It’s true that not all cannabis products are right for everyone and, therefore cannot be used to treat everyone in the same way. We all have an endocannabinoid system, which is our primary regulatory system and we produce our own endogenous endocannabinoids. When the body has certain deficiencies in endogenousRead …

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Actual THC or CBD Content is Often Different from What Consumers Expect, says JAMA Study

THC or CBD Content

A buyer-beware study, from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), shows that medical cannabis products may be poorly labeled and do not always represent accurate levels of actual THC or CBD content. The JAMA Network Open study points out that this can be particularly important when the psychoactive metabolite Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), theRead …

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Experimental Mice Study Shows CBD May Reduce Plaque and Improve Cognition in Familial Alzheimer’s Model

Just as FDA is a new months away from making a ruling on the new drug aducanaumab that is reported to clear amyloid plaque, an experimental mouse study in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease shows that a two-week course of CBD may reduce plaque and improve cognition. Researchers tested aRead …

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Free Webinar: The Endocannabinoid System: Therapeutic Impact of Hemp and Full-spectrum Cannabinoids.

Therapeutic Impact of Hemp with Dr. Alex Capano

Healthcare professionals often have a knowledge gap when it comes to navigating the nascent hemp industry and providing evidence-based counseling to their communities. This webinar, Endocannabinoid System: Therapeutic Impact of Hemp and Full-spectrum Cannabinoids with Alex Capano, PhD, NP, BSN, MSN will cover the therapeutic potential and current scientific evidenceRead …

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Cannabis for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Therapy

Cannabis for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

A new study shows that cannabis may be helpful to address the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). According to health survey data collected by Statistics Canada from more than 24,000 Canadians, researchers from the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) and University of British Columbia (UBC) found that peopleRead …

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