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France Gives Final Go-Ahead For Medical Cannabis Testing Program

If the testing programme turns out to be a success, France could become the 23rd European country allowing medical use of cannabis. For two years, 3,000 patients in France will be able too legally use cannabis as treatment for their illnesses. Set to last for a period of two years, the testing programme “authorises experimentation […]

Eight In 10 Migraine Sufferers Report Cannabis Helped Beat Back Pain Levels: Study

Thirty per cent of U.S. app users have turned to cannabis for relief. Almost a third of polled migraine sufferers in the U.S. have turned to medical marijuana for relief and the vast majority of those who did report that cannabis and cannabinoids have helped to reduce related pain levels. The findings reflect data gathered […]

Cannabis Could Help Fight ‘Superbugs,’ Study Suggests

Could cannabis provide the solution to antibiotic-resistant “superbugs?” According to a review of existing research published last month, the compounds found in cannabis could provide a new source of antibiotics, but further research is needed to find their full potential in fighting pathogens. The review, which was published in the journal Antibiotics, states that while […]

Patients Prefer Medicinal Cannabis In Chemotherapy Trial

Medicinal cannabis has been shown to make a difference for cancer patients to relieve the side-effects of chemotherapy. Early results of a landmark trial involving 80 patients at the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse hospital show that cannabis capsules were better than placebo at improving symptoms. “An extra one in 10 people had control of nausea and […]

CBD in the Center of New Autism Clinical Trial

CBD oil is often promoted as a miracle cure, with suggested benefits ranging from improved mood and appetite to better mobility. Can it be used in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders in pediatric patients. A new clinical trial run by the University of California-San Diego is seeking the definitive answer, and is calling for […]

Women Who Smoke Pot Frequently Have Better Sex: Study

Pot-smoking women have more fun between the sheets, according to a study. The study — in the journal, Sexual Medicine — found that women who frequently use pot had higher arousal, better orgasms and more sexual satisfaction overall. “I’m not surprised because my clients have told me this; I’ve heard it at workshops,” said Toronto […]

Researchers See Promising Results Using Cannabis Terpenes To Treat COVID-19

A recent study examining the use of cannabis terpene formulation – NT-VRL on inflammatory conditions has had some promising results in treating cytokine storm syndrome caused by COVID-19. Cytokine storm syndrome is a form of inflammatory response where white blood cells are activated and release inflammatory cytokines, which the activate more white blood cells. The […]