Aurora, McGill to study CBD oil for pain, depression & anxiety. Continue reading International team of scientists seek CBD proof for pain, depression, anxiety; McGill and Aurora
Scientific evidence of cannabinoids as safe, effective treatment for schizophrenia is so powerful, compelling and widespread that it’s almost indisputable.
Why did it take us so long to get here? Continue reading The shame of schizophrenia is ours; CBD suspected as good medicine for years.
CBD has beneficial effects in patients with schizophrenia and, may represent a new class of treatment for the disorder,”s ays are American psychiatrists.
Continue reading CBD quells psychosis in schizophrenia; “beneficial effects” says American Journal of Psychiatry.
Compared to CBD, THC produced opposite effects in changes to the brain. Continue reading Cannabis contradiction; THC produces opposite effects to CBD in the brain
Best cannabis strains for headaches & migraines as picked by patients. Continue reading Best strains for headaches & migraines picked by Canadian patients
Brand new research shows that if the body’s Anandamide levels can be prevented from falling, PTSD treatment may be more effective. Anandamide is the human cannabinoid that’s sometimes called the bliss molecule. The study shows that putting stress on the brain … Continue reading Fatty acid hurts PTSD healing
Tilray is reporting promising results in the first study of its kind involving children with Dravet Syndrome, a serious form of epilepsy.. Continue reading Tilray’s CBD/THC mixture found safe, tolerable in kids with drug-resistant epilepsy
TetraBioPharma plans to bring international marketing and development Continue reading Tetra Bio-Pharma plans aggressive marketing effort for pain, inflammation products
CBD may protect against negative side effects of too much THC. Continue reading Your brain on drugs – Does cannabis impair thinking and learning?
The discovery of a new molecule that’s similar to the Anandamide molecule is creating a buzz. We already know that the cannabinoids CBD and THC are powerful anti-inflammatories. Now a new cannabinoid – PEA – has been found to benefit … Continue reading New discovery: cannabinoid that reduces inflammation in the intestines.
The gastro-intestinal system is emerging as another area of the body that benefits from cannabinoids. THC. In experimental research, THC destoyed an enzyme in white blood cells that causes inflammation in the stomach. CBD. Lab research shows that CBD protects against colitis and reduces injury to the colon. CBD also and prevents and limits damage caused by an enzyme called FAAH. This nasty fatty acid was found in 1992 to attack the all-important Bliss Molecule in our body …. Anandamide. Anandamide is elevated in parts of the body that are injured or diseased. For example, it has been found in the … Continue reading Healing the tummy with cannabinoids
Cannacord joins cannabis feeding frenzy as the latest publicly traded to stake a claim in the burgeoning cannabis industry.
Continue reading Cannacord gets canna-fever; IPO for spin off in the works
Study shows overactive endo-cannabinoid system causes desire to eat while reducing ability to burn off calories. Continue reading Why do we get the munchies and how can we lose weight?
Organigram and MountAllison team up for harms reduction program Continue reading Industry leadership: Organigram sponsors harms reduction program
Marijuana never agreed with me. It usually had the opposite effect it was supposed to. I gave it up but then I was diagnosed with an auto-immune disease. Continue reading I have a confession …
Cannabis may have a beneficial effect on mood, memory, fatigue and possibly obesity in patients suffering Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis, according to web-based research conducted by Colorado State University through the Michael J. Fox Foundation and National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Continue reading Mood, memory, fatigue helped by cannabis say Parkinson’s and MS patients
Maricann one step closer to cracking German market as shipment of dry cannabis flowers safely arrived Wednesday and met all specifications. Continue reading Maricann’s first export of dry cannabis flowers to Germany arrives safe and sound
Cannabis extracts control pain, reduce muscle paralysis and stiffness and even protect the brain from further injury in MS patients, according to a new study out of Rome. Continue reading Mounting evidence – Cannabis is good medicine for MS
Study: Smoking pot may not affect respiratory diseases but heavy smokers get bronchitis more often Continue reading Less emphysema, better performance on breathing test: Cannabis smokers vs abstainers.
CBC article https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/cannabis-ontario-private-retail-1.4784703 “Several cannabis companies and business groups are applauding the Ontario government’s new plan to add private retailers to its plans for the sale of recreational pot in the province.” Continue reading Ontario’s private sector retail cannabis plan draws pot industry approval
Canopy revenues up 14% over last quarter.Operating in 11 countries and “deep” channels into recreational market Continue reading Canopy revenues up 14% over last quarter; Operating in 11 countries, “deep channels” into recreational market
Aurora scoops up world-renowned Anandia; boosts genetic breeding expertise.
“Cannabis 2.0 is on its way,” Continue reading Aurora scoops up world-renowned Anandia; boosts genetic breeding expertise.
Aphria is stepping up its marketing efforts to target the adult-use market. Joint venture with marketing company in the works. Continue reading Aphria steps up its game to target adult-use market; JV with marketing firm in the works
Reducing bone erosion in Rheumatoid Arthritis by using the body’s own endocannabinoid system Continue reading Reducing bone erosion in Rheumatoid Arthritis, using the body’s own cannabinoids
Canopy Growth today releases its Q1 2019 results.
Price targets recently called by analysts covering the company range from a high of $48 per-share to a low of $33. Continue reading Canopy quarterly update today
A patented 25-mg CBD drug developed by Ontario-based Maricann goes on sale in Germany next week. Continue reading Maricann to sell soft-gel CBD drug in Germany
Can THC protect the brain in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s? Experimental research shows it’s prossible. Continue reading THC & Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s.
A cannabis-derived drug that could reduce opioid fentanyl use for breakthrough cancer pain is one step closer thanks to Health Canada approval that will allow a clinical trial to begin. Continue reading Cannabis vs. fentanyl landmark research Tetra Bio-Pharma
A major player in the male-dominated cannabis industry finally named a woman to its senior ranks.
Continue reading Women at the top
New research shows that when we use cannabis on a regular basis,an extra dose of CBD treatment can offer an improved experience for those of us who don’t like the negative side effects that can come with marihuana use.
Continue reading More CBD is better
A new study suggests that “extremely low doses of THC may provide a safe and effective treatment for cognitive decline in aging humans.”
Continue reading elixir for becoming young again?
Canopy Growth is expanding its presence in Latin America, buying Cannagrow SpA’s 15 per cent interest in Canopy’s Chilean entity, Spectrum Cannabis Chile.
Continue reading Another day, another big canna deal
Anandamide was discovered in the body 25 years ago. This chemical agent activates the body’s cannabinoid receptors by bonding to them. Continue reading The bliss molecule
Experimental research shows that cannabinoid receptors are increased in areas where lesions have formed in the brain. Continue reading Treating brain disease
People who use cannabis for chronic, non-cancer pain are not likely to find significant relief and may even experience more severe pain over time, according to a four-year study conducted by the prestigious medical journal The Lancet. Continue reading Does cannabis for pain cut opioid use?
Concrete proof of how different kinds of cancer respond to specific compounds in cannabis extracts is probably years away. Still, cautious optimism may be warranted Continue reading Can cannabis cure cancer?
Feeling light-headed or dizzy after marijuana use is one of the first signs that your cardiovascular system is in distress. Fainting is another. Continue reading Can inhaling cannabis be a heart hazard?
Canadian start ups set to win in the brave new world of legalized cannabis. Right? Hmm. More likely that Big Canna will swallow up the juiciest bites leaving smaller players to scramble for crumbs. #cannabis
Stanley Brothers has created Charlotte’s Web Holdings and is seeking regulatory approval in Canada for a proposed initial public offering of its common shares.
It is anticipated that the Offering Price will be between C$6.00 and C$7.00 per Common Share.
Continue reading Investing in cannabis
Studies out of Isreal, Italy, Spain, China, Germany and other European countries say that genetic deficiencies of the endocannabinoid system may be at play in severe headaches. Continue reading Migraines and cannabis
First-of-its kind medical trial showed that CBD can reduce frequency of seizures in children with a rare, life-threatening type of epilepsy Continue reading CBD cuts epileptic seizures in children
The potential healing properties of cannabis extracts are becoming increasingly evident as scientists seek new and better treatment for diseases involving just about every system and organ in the body. Studies and clinical trials in the hundreds of thousands have been conducted or are underway. Continue reading What scientists know
This website provides the most recent scientific research on the proof and potential of cannabis to treat medical conditions. Continue reading In doubt? Find out.