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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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is funding the first-ever, long-term study to research the impacts of medical marijuana on opioid use. The NIH has awarded a five-year $3.8 million grant to researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System to study whether medical marijuana reduces opioid use among adults with chronic […]

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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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As the U.S. opioid addiction epidemic continues to spiral out of of control, a federal agency will fork over nearly $4 million to a team of researchers to study if cannabis reduces opioid use. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System a five-year, $3.8 million grant for […]

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Marijuana use increases the risk of death from high blood pressure, a new study has found. A survey published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology calculated the risk of death resulting from cardiovascular and cerebrovascular causes. In the years 2005-2006 a total of 1,213 participants were asked if they smoked marijuana. Those who answered ‘yes’ […]

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Text size: research Aug. 14, 2017 Dr. Francesca Filbey New research from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas reveals that levels of THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis that leaves a euphoric feeling, directly correlate to changes in how the brain utilizes oxygen.  Dr. Francesca Filbey, director of Cognitive Neuroscience […]

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded a five-year, $3.8 million grant to researchers for the first long-term investigation to see if medical marijuana reduces opioid use among adults with chronic pain. The federal grant, given to scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System, could provide peer-reviewed evidence of the widespread […]

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Brazilian doctors have begun prescribing HempMeds Brasil‘s hemp cannabis oil to ALS and psoriasis patients, the company’s U.S. parent reports. San Diego-based Medical Marijuana said it is the first time Brazilian physicians have prescribed the product, known as Real Scientific Hemp Oil, to those with the two diseases. HempMeds Brasil has been providing medical cannabis to patients for […]

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