Cannabis Studies

  Cannabis may help patients suffering from Alzheimer’s in more ways than one. New research indicates that cannabinoids help remove plaque-forming proteins in brain cells. The new study, published in Aging and Mechanisms of Disease,  is the first to show that cannabinoids affect amyloid beta accumulation and inflammation in nerve cells. Professor David Schubert of […]

  Cannabis may help patients suffering from Alzheimer’s in more ways than one. New research indicates that cannabinoids help remove plaque-forming proteins in brain cells. The new study, published in Aging and Mechanisms of Disease,  is the first to show that cannabinoids affect amyloid beta accumulation and inflammation in nerve cells. Professor David Schubert of […]

So, why is marijuana illegal again? Tapping the keg of America’s never-ending violence, “intoxicated aggression” spikes precipitously among drinkers, while marijuana snuffs out those same aggressive tendencies. At least that’s the takeaway message from a peer-reviewed study just published in the July 2016 edition of Springer Science. Per the Psychopharmacological Journal, researchers from the European […]

(Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post) There’s a body of research showing that painkiller abuse and overdose are lower in states with medical marijuana laws. These studies have generally assumed that when medical marijuana is available, pain patients are increasingly choosing pot over powerful and deadly prescription narcotics. But that’s always been just an assumption. Now a […]

Trending News: Buzzkill Scientists Say Your Doobies Are Weak, Man Why Is This Important? Because our idea of how much weed we’re smoking may be way off the mark. Long Story Short Scientific research has revealed that the average joint actually doesn’t contain that much marijuana, on average just 0.3 grams, which raises interesting questions […]

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently received the first federal grant to study the dangers of synthetic marijuana, and it’s about time. Researchers will get $2.7 million from the National Institutes of Health to look at the toxicity of the dangerous cannabis substitute. “Synthetic cannabinoid products such as K2 and Spice are […]

(Photo credit: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images) Former NFL players to take part in a study on whole-plant marijuana for the treatment of sports injuries. A new study led by cannabis extract producer Constance Therapeutics and the Gridiron Cannabis Coalition aims to determine if whole-plant cannabis is more effective at managing professional football players’ pain than isolated […]

Cannabis dampens peoples’ response to rewards, according to a new study that sheds light on why some users become addicted to the drug and other substances. Scientists at the the University of Michigan Medical School found a negative correlation between how much cannabis a user reported taking and their sense of reward over time. Participants, […]