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The therapeutic potential of the endocannabinoid system

The therapeutic potential of the endocannabinoid system

GreenLight Medicines has positioned itself at the forefront of medical cannabis research, here they take a look at the endocannabinoid system. GreenLight was established in...
Do you think CBD can help you sleep better?

Do you think CBD can help you sleep better?

Medical news and articles state that getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most essential yet overlooked necessities in one’s life –...
UCLA awarded $3.5m grant to study pain relief and cannabis

UCLA awarded $3.5m grant to study pain relief and cannabis

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), has been awarded a grant of $3.5m (~€3.16m) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The grant will...
Cannabis lowers odds of illicit opioid use in chronic pain patients

Cannabis lowers odds of illicit opioid use in chronic pain patients

Canada and America are currently experiencing an opioid crisis – with two million people suffering with an opioid disorder and more than 130 opioid...
Cannabis: building bridges between ancient and modern medicine

Cannabis: building bridges between ancient and modern medicine

Nature’s intelligent design, recognised by older medicinal traditions, is finding its way back into modern western medicine, and cannabis is helping to open the...
Using medical cannabis to address addiction disorders

Using medical cannabis to address addiction disorders

An examination of how medical cannabis could be used to combat the abuse of various substances and addiction disorders. Humans enjoy sampling a variety of...
Call for urgent research as cannabis use links to stroke and heart problems

Call for urgent research as cannabis use links to stroke and heart problems

A new study has called for urgent research into the health effects of cannabis when not used for medical purposes. Two new preliminary studies –...
Millions of Brits using street cannabis to treat chronic health conditions

Millions of Brits using street cannabis to treat chronic health conditions

A new poll conducted by the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis and CPASS by YouGov has shown the full extent of illicit cannabis use in...
Europe’s largest medical cannabis patient project Twenty21 launches

Project Twenty21: Europe’s largest medical cannabis patient trial launches

Europe’s first medical cannabis patient registry was launched today by drug reform campaigning body Drug Science. Project TWENTY21, to be led by drug specialist and...
Clinical trials anticipated for treating pancreatic cancer with cannabis

Clinical trials anticipated for treating pancreatic cancer with cannabis

A flavonoid of cannabis – FBL-03G – has been granted Orphan drug status by the United States Food and Drug Administration. It is anticipated this...
CanaQuest delivers on its passion about impacting lives on a global scale

CanaQuest delivers on its passion about impacting lives on a global scale

CanaQuest has developed a safer THC medical cannabis formulation (Mentabinol™) from research and pre-clinical trials at Western University. CanaQuest has developed a safer THC medical...
Cognitive control compromised by regular use of cannabis in young people

Studies show cognitive control compromised in young, regular cannabis users

A once understudied topic now shows a link between cannabis use and brain alterations, whereby chronic use may lead to poor conflict resolution skills. The...

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