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Cannabis for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Cannabis for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Therapy

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 people

cannabidiol and hemp oil

Mayo Clinicians’ Guide to Cannabidiol and Hemp Oil

In this summary-scientific review from Mayo Clinical Proceedings, the researchers provide an overview of the scientific work on cannabidiol and hemp oil and the distinction between marijuana, hemp, and the different components of CBD and hemp oil products. They summarize the current legal status of CBD and hemp oils in

CBD for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Webinar: The Most Common Therapeutic Applications of CBD

Do you have questions about the therapeutic applications of CBD? We thought so. Preclinical and clinical studies suggest that cannabidiol (CBD) has broad therapeutic value. With emerging knowledge and a lack of education about the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) in most medical schools, the vast majority of health professionals have limited

CBD for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Could the Endocannabinoid System Offer a New Treatment Target for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?

The disabling condition of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) affects about 2–3% of people worldwide. Evidence suggests that abnormalities in cortico-striatal-thalamic-cortical circuitry and specific gene variants contribute to the pathogenesis of the disorder. This latest study, published in Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, suggests that the endocannabinoid system (ECS) plays a role in OCD symptoms