Preclinical study links human gene variant to THC reward in adolescent females

Did you know that? 15 February 2020 | 0 Comments

A common variation in a human gene that affects the brain’s reward processing circuit increases vulnerability to the rewarding effects of the main psychoactive ingredient of cannabis in adolescent females, but not males, according to preclinical research. As adolescence represents a highly sensitive period of brain development with the highest risk for initiating cannabis use, […]

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Few consumers understand THC levels in cannabis edibles

Did you know that? 7 February 2020 | 0 Comments

Few cannabis consumers understand what the THC numbers on packages of cannabis edibles really mean, according to a new study. The study, which surveyed nearly 1,000 Canadians aged 16 to 30, found that most consumers could not identify whether a cannabis edible contained ‘low’ or ‘high’ levels of THC based on the label.

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Real risks associated with cannabis exposure during pregnancy

Did you know that? 17 January 2020 | 0 Comments

A new study has definitively shown that regular exposure to THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, during pregnancy has significant impact on placental and fetal development.

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Don’t let the Grinch stop marijuana reform

Generic 23 December 2019 | 0 Comments

The holiday season means many things to many people, but for Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID), it means walking back commitments to moving cannabis reform forward and turning into the Marijuana Grinch.  “Wait, what?!” you ask?  Last Wednesday, he essentially demanded that in exchange for allowing the cannabis industry to access to basic banking services, that […]

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Clinical Trial: Transdermal Application of CBD Effective in Patients with Myofascial Pain

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The transdermal application of plant-derived CBD reduces fascial pain in patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD aka TMJ), according to clinical data published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine. Polish investigators conducted a randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trial assessing the efficacy of twice-daily transdermal CBD administration on 60 patients with TMD over a period of 14 days. […]

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