November 27, 2017

In an unpublished study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions meeting in Anaheim, California, held this month, researchers found a possible link between cannabis use and decreased risk for arterial fibrillation in patients with heart failure. Additionally, death rates for cannabis-using hospitalized heart failure patients were lower than for those who did not […]

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4/20 celebration in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, 2010; photo via SanctusAbMortis Cannabis has never killed anyone, but that hasn’t stopped American health experts from warning against the possible problems that the all-natural plant can cause. With California set to start recreational weed sales in five weeks, San Francisco health officials have released a comprehensive […]

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Shutterstock Scientists are homing in on biological reasons for the age-old “cannabis makes sex better” theory, though there’ll need to be plenty of further research to come. A new study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine has seemingly uncovered a chemical link between human orgasm and the cannabis plant, the latter of which has long enjoyed a reputation for enhancing or […]

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TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Teewinot Life Sciences Corporation (“Teewinot”), is an international cannabinoid biotechnology company focused on advanced pharmaceutical research and commercialization. Teewinot is a leader in the formulation, manufacturing, and delivery of pharmaceutical therapies containing cannabinoids, cannabinoid prodrugs, and cannabinoid analogs.  Teewinot announced today it will be presenting at CBI’s Biopharma […]

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Shutterstock Scientists are homing in on biological reasons for the age-old “cannabis makes sex better” theory, though there’ll need to be plenty of further research to come. A new study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine has seemingly uncovered a chemical link between human orgasm and the cannabis plant, the latter of which has long enjoyed a reputation for enhancing or […]

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — University of New Mexico researchers say the legal availability of medical marijuana has the potential to reduce opioid use among chronic pain patients. The work of associate psychology professor Jacob Miguel Vigil and assistant economics professor Sarah See Stith was recently published in the journal PLOS ONE. The results indicate a […]

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WASHINGTON – Cannabis consumers who start using marijuana in their teens may be altering the hardwire hubs that route signals within the brain. When it comes to cognitive tasks like working memory and inhibitory control, though, regular cannabis consumers test just the same as non-consumers. Those are some of the findings of a new study […]

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The peer-reviewed Journal of the American Medical Association, or JAMA, this week published an opinion piece addressing inadequate methodology involved in cannabis research, especially in placebo-controlled or “double-blind” trials. Titled, “The Achilles Heel of Medical Cannabis Research—Inadequate Blinding of Placebo-Controlled Trials,” the op-ed was authored by Dr. David Casarett, of Duke University School of Medicine. […]

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ACRE Director and UON clinical pharmacologist Professor Jennifer Martin said the funding would enable the Centre to collect real-world patient data on the effectiveness and safety of medicinal cannabis. “The NSW data we collect will strengthen our evidence-based research and build our data collection capability to understand how these medicines work, affect patients and impact […]

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CBD is used as an alternative to prescription medicines (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk) With vast numbers of people taking addictive and hazardous prescription painkillers, more investment needs to be made into natural, cannabis-derived alternatives like CBD. Anyone who has suffered from chronic pain will know that the effect on your life can be extremely […]

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CBD is used as an alternative to prescription medicines (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk) With vast numbers of people taking addictive and hazardous prescription painkillers, more investment needs to be made into natural, cannabis-derived alternatives like CBD. Anyone who has suffered from chronic pain will know that the effect on your life can be extremely […]

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