Cannabis Studies

When it comes to treating Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), like Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis, we have substantial evidence that cannabis works. Thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties, marijuana is able to reduce IBD symptoms, including abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloody stool, and weight and appetite loss. Until now, we weren’t exactly sure why cannabis was so effective […]

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A University of New Mexico study has found that cannabis may be an effective treatment option for schizophrenia, according to a report on the research. The report was published last week in the journal Medicines by Jegason P. Diviant and Jacob M. Vigil of the University of New Mexico Department of Psychology and Sarah S. Stith of the university’s Department […]

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Through the legalisation in several countries of cannabis or cannabis-based drugs, there is an increased number of long-term users and more potent varieties are available for recreational users. It is already known that heavy, regular cannabis use increases the risk of developing mental health problems including psychosis and schizophrenia. However, there is still little understanding […]

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Chemicals in cannabis can mimic the signals the body uses to regulate inflammation in the gut and could help treat serious chronic bowel conditions like Chron’s disease and ulcerative colitis, scientists have said. Research from the University of Bath said the findings could help explain why some patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) report medical marijuana can […]

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CLOSE IndyCann and Higher Fellowship founder Bobbie Young talks about Saturday’s rally at the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis, which invited medical cannabis patients to share their stories and advocate for legalization of medical marijuana. Jenna Watson/IndyStar Adam Warczynski, Sylvia Kemp and Chad Padgett spoke at Saturday’s town hall about how medical cannabis helped them overcome […]

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A California study has determined the presence of nearby medical marijuana dispensaries does not affect the rate of cannabis use by adolescents. Published in the July issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health, the research “aimed to examine the availability of medical marijuana dispensaries, price of medical marijuana products, and variety of medical marijuana products in […]

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