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Researchers say access to medical marijuana might help cut down on opioid use
“A recent study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons this month suggests that the availability of medical marijuana has been responsible for an almost 20% drop in the number of opioids prescriptions written.”
Can cannabis inhalers provide effective treatment for chronic pain?
A study led by a team of Israeli scientists found precise doses of THC administered via inhaler were effective in reducing pain in neuropathy patients while avoiding combustion and impairment in cognitive performance.
Formerly anti-legalizaiton Massachusetts lawmakers vie for marijuana vote in senate primary debate.
Demonstrating how cannabis legalization has disrupted societal norms, both candidates in the Democratic U.S. Senate primary in Massachusetts are vying to be the choice for the pro-cannabis electorate.
Was quarantine made for cannabis?
“We get to provide a little relief to a stressed society.” As more people become familiar with the therapeutic, anti-anxiety benefits of cannabis, the $15 billion+ anxiety relief/management category is on notice.
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The Science of Cannabis: June 5, 2020
Due to prohibition, research into the "science of cannabis" has been limited to the handful of pioneers able to navigate the complex regulatory environment surrounding cannabis. With cannabis still federally illegal, universities that "touch the plant" through research are at risk of losing federal funding, and these restrictions prohibit the scientific community from fully understanding cannabis and the cannabinoid system.The industry has only scratched the surface in understanding the "science of cannabis," but preliminary findings are highly encouraging. The female pioneers of cannabis science: With revolutionary discoveries such as the CB1 receptor and nontoxic, cannabinoid-based cancer treatments, these bold research pioneers have advanced the "science of cannabis" and expanded our understanding of the plant immensely.