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Cannabis Study Reveals How CBD Offsets Psychiatric Side-Effects of THC

Researchers at Western University have shown for the first time the molecular mechanisms at work that cause cannabidiol, or CBD, to block the psychiatric side-effects caused by tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive chemical in cannabis. It has been previously shown that strains of cannabis with…

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Not Just CBD – Cannabis Flavonoids Also Show Promise in Fighting Cancer

By Phillip Schneider Scientists from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at Harvard University recently discovered something that could change cancer treatment forever. In their study, Harvard researchers learned that a compound in the cannabis plant called “flavonoids” can be used in the treatment of pancreatic cancer,…

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Study Confirms Cannabis is Effective Natural Medicine to Significantly Alleviate Pain

Using the largest database of real-time recordings of the effects of common and commercially available cannabis products in the United States (U.S.), researchers at The University of New Mexico (UNM) found strong evidence that cannabis can significantly alleviate pain, with the average user experiencing a…

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New Jersey Expands Medical Marijuana Program Despite Federal Prohibition

By Mike Maharrey TRENTON, N.J. (July 10, 2019) –  Last week, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill expanding the state’s medical marijuana program despite federal prohibition. A bipartisan coalition of 17 legislators sponsored Assembly Bill 20 (A20). Titled the Jake Honig Compassionate Use Medical Cannabis…

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