https://draxe.com/cannabis-oil/?rs_oid_rd=762176311687962&utm_campaign=20181031_week42_curated_smores&utm_source=smart+blast&utm_medium=email This comprehensive article defines different kinds of cannabis and explains 6 cannabis oil benefits. Notes: Cannabis Components Cannabinoids are a group of 21-carbon–containing terpenophenolic compounds produced uniquely by cannabis species. These plant-derived compounds may be referred to as phytocannabinoids. Although delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (known as THC) is the primary psychoactive ingredient, other known compounds with biologic activity are cannabinol, cannabidiol, cannabichromene, cannabigerol, tetrahydrocannabivarin and…
Month: October 2018
Medicinal Cannabis, Asthma and Intoxication
https://www.breakingisraelnews.com/116143/heal-israel-medical-cannabis-asthma/ A study just published in the Journal of Drug Policy Analysis found that THC, the main active ingredient in cannabis – and not alcohol – is the most commonly detected substance causing intoxication in American drivers. In addition, no breath test has yet been developed to test how intoxicated marijuana users are; only a…
Rick Simpson Oil (RSO): Benefits, Effects and Research 2018
https://www.thestreet.com/lifestyle/health/rick-simpson-oil-14760699 Notes: Created by Canadian medical marijuana activist Rick Simpson, RSO is a cannabis-derived oil that has an especially high concentration of marijuana’s psychoactive compound, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THC has some pretty potent effects that, when concentrated, have shown signs of being able to treat a variety of ailments. RSO is generally made with indica-heavy strains of…
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Complete Guide to Medical Marijuana for Seniors
https://www.aging.com/the-complete-guide-to-medical-marijuana-for-seniors/ “Despite taking up less than 15 percent of the population, seniors are prescribed more than one-third of all prescription drugs in America, and the drugs are often used to treat pain. Medical marijuana is a convenient and healthier alternative, and strays away from the addictive tendencies of opioids.” National Council for Aging Care
Can Cannabis Cure Opioid Addictions?
https://www.marijuanamoment.net/three-new-studies-reveal-how-legal-marijuana-can-help-curb-opioids/ 1. People with severe arthritis that required reconstructive joint surgery are using more cannabis and fewer opioids. 2. The number of opioid prescriptions, days of opioid supply and patients receiving opioid prescriptions are lower in states that have legalized marijuana for medical or adult use. 3. Opioid misuse dropped from 2016 to 2017, while…
Leafly: Latest Medical Research Fall 2018
https://www.leafly.com/news/health/medical-marijuana-research-studies-fall-2018 Here are five of the most exciting scientific studies from this quarter. Studies at a Glance: The Entourage Effect in Rodent-Model Breast Cancer A Deeper Understanding of Cannabis’s Anti-Nausea Effects A Shift in Cannabis & Schizophrenia Theory Clinical Trial Finds Benefits of CBD in Autism A Novel Target for Low-Dose CBD Is Identified
McGill Research Finds Significant Driving Impairment
McGill research finds significant driving impairment five hours after cannabis use https://www.thestar.com/news/cannabis/2018/10/15/mcgill-research-finds-significant-driving-impairment-five-hours-after-cannabis-use.html The study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal found that subjects who consumed cannabis had difficulty performing certain manoeuvres and were at greater risk of crashing a vehicle.
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Israeli Research: Lumis Lab
https://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-lab-set-up-to-give-clinical-validation-to-cannabis-research/ “To date, the vast majority of cannabis products available in the various markets have no scientific basis, preventing the medical community from supporting the legitimization of cannabis-based therapies. Our goal is to provide tools and solutions that do not exist in the market today while setting an international quality standard in the medical cannabis…
Medical Marijuana and Multiple Sclerosis
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-10/jn-mmf100918.php Bottom Line: This study analyzed 17 clinical trials including 3,161 patients to evaluate medicinal cannabinoids — the chemical compounds in cannabis — for the treatment of symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Cannabinoids were associated with a limited and mild reduction in the subjective patient assessment of spasticity (contracted muscles), pain and bladder dysfunction in…
Cannabis and Motor Vehicle Accidents
https://lacrossetribune.com/lifestyles/relationships-and-special-occasions/dr-keith-roach-cannabis-and-its-effect-on-motor-vehicle/article_490e5b7d-1618-5209-b6df-ad54c5c439f2.html It appears that states with legalized cannabis use have less unsafe alcohol use. “I think the data are clear that cannabis has legitimate medical uses, and that recreational use of cannabis may reduce overall morbidity and mortality, if users are using less alcohol, which is responsible for far more deaths than cannabis is.” Dr.…
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