Cannabis Studies

Researchers in London found compounds extracted from marijuana combined with chemotherapy treatment helps target and kill cancer cells. A study out of the University of London released in June found tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), derived from cannabis, boosts the effectiveness of chemotherapy in cancer treatment. The order of the treatment is crucial, according to researchers […]

Researchers have determined low levels tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the main psychoactive compound in marijuana reduces stress, but in a highly dose-dependent manner. University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and the University of Chicago scientists said while it is common knowledge many people use cannabis for its stress-relieving effects, very few published studies have looked into […]

The face of health (Photo: Marc Piscotty/Getty Images) The fight against Leukemia, a common from of cancer that affects bone marrow and white blood cells, just got a little easier thanks to medical marijuana.  A gang of 420-friendly scientists at St. George’s University of London determined that cannabis use resulted in greater apoptosis, or death of cancer cells. […]

Alternate Health will conduct the PTSD study at its newly acquired Neubauer Center in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Florida, with the help of veterans suffering the effects of PTSD. The study will research the results of CBD administered through Alternate Health’s delivery systems technology, building on the company’s research assets. The company expects the results to bolster support […]

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found marijuana helped reduced seizures in patients with a rare form of epilepsy. The study, published in May by the journal, involved children with a form of epilepsy called Dravet Syndrome. The disease features seizures that have proven resilient to most drug treatments […]

Using low-dose THC may be the key to curbing cannabis-induced paranoia, a new study reveals. Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Chicago found that low levels of THC reduced stress in study participants, while slightly higher doses actually increased anxiety. “Very few published studies have looked into the effects […]

NORML | June 2, 2017 PHILADELPHIA, PA — There exists “minimal evidence” in support of an association between cannabis use by itself and the onset of psychotic symptoms in young people, according to data published online ahead of print in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Investigators from the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychiatry assessed the […]

Having a kid doesn’t mean you have to cast off cannabis. In fact, many new parents don’t, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Washington’s Social Development Research Group found that while adults who consume cannabis typically curb their use when they become parents, they don’t necessarily quit completely. Researchers observed 808 […]

CURE Pharmaceutical is kicking off a first-ever clinical study to research cannabinoid compounds to treat leukemia and prostate cancer. More specifically, the company and its partner, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, will be testing to see if these cannabinoid molecules will attack tumorous cancer cells.  Right now, research on the subject is mostly limited to anecdotal […]

A new research study from University College London is the first to examine how cannabis and tobacco interact together when mixed. Published in the journal Psychological Medicine, the study found that adding tobacco to a cannabis joint does not, as some consumers believe, affect the resulting high—although it could help counter the memory-impairing effects of […]

CURE Pharmaceutical (OTCQB:CURR) is kicking off a first-ever clinical study to research cannabinoid compounds to treat leukemia and prostate cancer. Specifically, the company, along with its partner Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, will be testing to see if these cannabinoid molecules will attack tumorous cancer cells. CURE Pharmaceutical is primarily a drug delivery company. […]