“Cannabis use appears to reverse the impact of the modern American diet on health …” Scientists are discovering the mysteries around obesity. Could cannabis be the secret cure? Deficiency of the body’s cannabinoid system (endo-cannabinoid system) has been clearly linked … Continue reading THC cure for obesity
For the first time, a clinical study has identified how CBD alters brain function in ways that may correlate with improvement in psychosis. “A dramatic change toward healthy … Continue reading How CBD alters brain function to improve psychosis; first-ever study
Canaccord Genuity Growth Corp. (CGG) yesterday provided an update on its agreement with Columbia Care, a leading medical cannabis company in the United States.
CGG has obtained approval to extend the Escrow Release Deadline, as per an amendment of the subscription receipt agreement terms. Continue reading Escrow-release deadline extended for Canaccord deal with Columbia Care
Several studies on cannabis dependance & withdrawal, registered and completed as far back as 2013, were updated yesterday and today. Updated records show Jan 14 or 15 as last date the clinical trial met “Quality Control” criteria. Continue reading Multiple clinical-trial records on negative aspects of cannabis were updated this week.
Aurora sponsors cancer-pain study featuring MedReleaf capsules. Continue reading Aurora Cannabis sponsors cancer-pain study directed by internationally acclaimed oncologist.
CannTrust investing approx. CAD $6 million for 20% stake in Australian company Cannatrek. Continue reading CannTrust stakes claim in Australia
Inhaling cannabis makes for easier breathing, because it dilates – or opens up – the airways in the lungs, according to a 1973 study published in New England Journal of Medicine.
Continue reading Breathing easier. Scientists from 1973 already knew that inhaling cannabis could open up airways in the lungs.
Spanish researchers, with @tilray support, are hoping a cocktail of THC, CBD and chemo drug TMZ can shrink brain-cancer tumours and increase survival rates for patients suffering a brain cancer called glioblastoma multiforme. Continue reading UPDATE: Tilray-sponsored brain-cancer study in Spain
Columbia University researchers hoping high-CBD, low-THC strain of cannabis will be well tolerated in patients with aggressive form of brain cancer, #glioblastoma and decrease radiation-induced toxicities and nausea and other symptoms. Continue reading Reducing toxic effects of chemo-radiation in brain-cancer patients
Researchers have discovered that cannabis is frequently used to alleviate diarrhea, abdominal pain, and loss of appetite caused by inflammatory bowel disease.
Several clinical trials are planned or underway to assess the effectiveness of THC and CBD in treating these conditions, such a Crohn’s and colitis. Continue reading Can THC treat inflammatory bowel disease?