Cannabis Research

Cannabis oil and topicals have been known to produce impressive results with skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis and different kinds of abrasions. A study conducted in 2010 tested a facial lotion that contained cannabinoids on people with postherpetic neuralgia, a pain condition similar to shingles, and the results were very surprising, demonstrating that the lotion […]

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Cannabis oil and topicals have been known to produce impressive results with skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis and different kinds of abrasions. A study conducted in 2010 tested a facial lotion that contained cannabinoids on people with postherpetic neuralgia, a pain condition similar to shingles, and the results were very surprising, demonstrating that the lotion […]

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iStock A new study claims that marijuana users face a threefold risk of dying from hypertension than nonusers. The study has some limitations, including that it defines users as anyone who’s ever tried the drug. Still, the study highlights an important area for more research: marijuana’s effect on the heart. A new study suggests that […]

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Canada’s University of New Brunswick has announced that it is creating a Health Research Chair in Cannabis which will help expand the university’s commitment to innovation and research in the natural products, biomedical, and health and life sciences fields, according to a press release. The chair will receive $1 million in funding from New Brunswick […]

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After a young Leukemia patient’s life was spared after using cannabis, additional research has shown that CBD can destroy leukemia cells. The wonder drug proved to be a remarkable alternative to traditional leukemia treatment, and it has opened new doors for medical marijuana as a treatment option. Here is the case of young cancer survivor Landon […]

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The already restrictive rules around cannabis have gotten tighter, as the DEA has reduced the intended amount of government cannabis grown for research purposes. As Alicia Wallace at The Cannabist reports, each year the DEA sets aggregate production quotas, or APQ. These ostensibly reflect the need for research and industrial purposes. This year, the quotas for cannabis […]

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Interestingly, each and every one of us possesses an endocannabinnoid system (ECS) that binds with cannabis. The endocannabinoid system is an internal homeostatic system that plays a critical role in the nervous system and regulates multiple physiological processes, including the modulation of pain, appetite, digestion, mood, seizure threshold, coordination, and other processes. Cannabinoid receptors exist […]

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