Medical Cannabis’ Evolution Continues in Countries Around the World

NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — As the cannabis industry continues to evolve, researchers are constantly uncovering new aspects of the plants. For instance, a study by the University of Colorado suggested that cannabis can be used to increase the survivability of a heart attack. The study collected over 1.2 million medical records of acute myocardial infarctions (AMI) and among those records, it was discovered that 3,854 of those patients were cannabis consumers. While it would be likely assumed that they would have more adverse conditions than non-consumers, it was the exact opposite, as the researchers noted that the cannabis consumers had a decreased risk of death, shock, or need to insert a balloon into a blocked artery. The researchers mentioned that they do not exactly understand the scientific reasoning behind increased survivability. However, they speculated that the activation of CB2 receptors found in the endocannabinoid

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