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Many drugs have been proposed as treatment for cannabis addiction, from pure THC or CBD-rich cannabis, to Ambien.
Quick Hit, Medicine, Addiction & Alcoholism, Alzheimer's & Dementia, Science, Synthetic & Pharmaceuticals
CBD has shown promise in a number of GI disorders but a recent clinical trial of CBD may put a damper on hopes for treating ulcerative colitis
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It's been months since Congress passed the Farm Bill legalizing hemp for cultivation. It's high time we rectify some common myths about this plant.
Article, Politics, U.S. Federal, Safety, Testing
Opioids leave much to be desired in medical treatment. They are highly addictive, very lethal, and not all that effective for treating chronic pain.
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Going by names like Spice and K2, synthetic cannabinoids are largely a result of prohibition.
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Warning about the dangers of drinking over 10 bottles of Epidiolex at once adds nothing useful to the discussion.
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A new study indicates that activating CB1 may prolong the window during which hormone replacement therapy can reduce depression and improve worsening memory associated with menopause.
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The elderly are the fastest growing population of cannabis users. But how do hospice workers feel about their patients using cannabis?
Quick Hit, Medicine, Anxiety, Nausea, Pain, Seniors
Dozens of plants – not just cannabis – contain compounds that interact with the endocannabinoid system.
Article, Medicine, Arthritis, Inflammation, Obesity & Weight Loss, Science, Endocannabinoid System, Plant Science
Scientists at the University of Indiana have recently described the role of cannabinoids in healing wounds on the cornea
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