Top 11 Medical Cannabis Research Findings of 2015 | High Times

This past year was huge for medical breakthroughs in the field of cannabis research. Some of the studies can impact how we use marijuana to treat diseases, help with pain management and even help the elderly remember their families. Read on to see the biggest breakthroughs of 2015!

Is Cannabis the Future of Preventing Insulin Resistance?

Doctors have found that patients of theirs co-infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C (HCV) were less likely to develop diabetes and insulin resistance if they smoked pot. 


Cannabis Reduces Opioid Consumption

Researchers interviewed hundreds of opiate users from San Francisco and Los Angeles and asked them how frequently they consumed cannabis and found cannabis use was associated with significantly lower opioid use.

Read about the top eleven medical cannabis updates of 2015. Research has progressed greatly on cannabis’ potential applications for diabetes, Alzheimer’s Disease, epilepsy and general insight into the endocannabinoid system.

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