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Scientists employed by the US government filed a patent in 2001 for cannabinoids as antioxidants and neuroprotectants, citing their potential for treating Alzheimer’s disease among others.
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There is evidence that stoned drivers drive slower and less aggressively, making up for some impairment in their reaction time.
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The development of legal cannabis is associated with lower teen use and higher adult use.
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Chinese scientists at Shenzhen University describe how the endocannabinoid system may mediate the numerous cognitive effects of exercise.
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As legalization movements gain momentum, it is important to pay back a debt owed to those who were most harmed by the drug war.
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Much research demonstrates that cannabis promotes the safety and efficacy of opioids.
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A new paper from scientists at Stonybrook University examined the importance of FABPs in the breakdown of THC in the liver.
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Many drugs have been proposed as treatment for cannabis addiction, from pure THC or CBD-rich cannabis, to Ambien.
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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.
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