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New Research: Medical Cannabis Leads to Sustained Cognitive Improvement in Patients

Researchers at Harvard University have published a new study finding that medical cannabis patients, “demonstrated significant improvements on measures of executive function and clinical state over the course of 12 months; verbal learning/memory performance generally remained stable.” In simpler terms, the Harvard study found that over a year, patients who were using medical cannabis, mainly in the form of CBD, were seen to have sustained improvement in their cognitive abilities …

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New Medical Cannabis Research Looks at Canadian Cannabis Usage

New Medical Cannabis Research Looks at Canadian Cannabis Usage

New research published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research finds that Canadians tend to use THC-products more frequently as a sleep-aid and for pain relief, while CBD products are used more for helping deal with mental health issues like anxiety and depression. The study, titled Cannabinoid Profiles in Medical Cannabis Users: Effects of Age, Gender, Symptoms, and Duration of Use, and published in May, 2021, looked at the cannabis …

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TL;DR: Medical Cannabis and CBD News this Week (June 11, 2021)

We read all the latest news and science about medical cannabis and CBD so you don’t have to. You can click on any of the story headings to go to the full article. NFL to spend $1 million researching medical cannabis pain management [MJ Biz Daily] Interest in the use of cannabinoids, including medical marijuana, outpaces available evidence, according to Dr. Kevin Hill, co-chair of the NFL’s pain management committee …

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Thinking of trying cannabis edibles for the first time? This might help.

Edibles are a popular way for people in Canada to consume cannabis products, but for many others they remain a bit of a mystery and for some they seem very intimidating.  In Canada, cannabis edibles and cannabis oil can be legally purchased if you are over the age of 18 or 19 depending on what province you live in. You can buy edibles online through a government-licensed online cannabis dispensary under the advice of …

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TL;DR: Medical Cannabis and CBD News this Week (June 1, 2021)

We read all the latest news and science about medical cannabis and CBD so you don’t have to. You can click on any of the story headings to go to the full article. Study: For Some Symptoms, Medical Marijuana With THC Is Better Than CBD [Forbes] Since federal law [in the US] allows CBD but still bans more than a minute amount of THC, in some circles, the dichotomy has …

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Does CBD Oil Help Arthritis Pain?

In Canada, CBD oil can be legally purchased if you are over the age of 18 or 19 depending on what province you live in. You can buy CBD oil online through a government-licensed online cannabis dispensary under the advice of a medical professional, or recreationally from a government store.  One big differentiator between the cannabis ingredients THC and CBD, is that CBD oil does not get you “high” like …

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Do you have trouble sleeping? Learn more about sleep disorders and how to get a better sleep.

According to the US Center for Disease Control, 1 in 3 people don’t get a good night’s sleep. These researchers found that when it comes to health and wellness, the average adult should aim to get at least 7 hours of sleep a night.  “Sleeping less than seven hours per day is associated with an increased risk of developing chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, …

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CBD Oil in Canada: What’s it all about?

Buying and using CDB oil in Canada has been legal since 2018 when the federal government passed the Cannabis Act allowing adults who are 18 or 19 years of age and older (depending on the province or territory) to legally purchase, grow and use a limited quantity of recreational and medical marijuana products, including cannabis, THC and CBD. What is CBD Oil? CBD stands for Cannabidiol, and it is derived from hemp which is …

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Sativa vs. Indica Cannabis: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to talking about medical cannabis, two terms you hear a lot about are the cannabis species Sativa and Indica. If you were in a field of cannabis, you could actually tell quite easily which plant is Indica and which is Sativa. A general rule of thumb is that cannabis Sativa grows taller and has thinner leaves compared to cannabis Indica which is shorter, bushier and has wider …

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