New research shows that those suffering from persistent pain who use marijuana on a daily basis are less likely to use opioids that fall outside of prescribed guidelines.
The research was published in the journal PLOS One – the name of the study is Frequency of cannabis and illicit opioid use among people who use drugs and report chronic pain: A longitudinal analysis.
Orally consumed cannabinoids “provide long-lasting relief of allodynia in a mouse model of chronic neuropathic pain”, according to a new study published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology.
On Tuesday a coalition of federal agencies released a joint statement noting that financial institutions including banks and credit unions may work with individuals and businesses involved in the hemp industry.
“This statement provides banks with background information on the legal status of hemp, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) interim final rule on the production of hemp, and the BSA considerations when providing banking services to hemp-related businesses”, states the joint press release, which was published by the Federal Reserve.
According to a new study published in the journal Frontiers in Neurology, the daily use of cannabidiol (CBD) is associated with the improvement of symptoms in adolescents related to autism spectrum disorder.
According to a Reuters report, Brazilian pharmaceutical regulator Anvisa on Tuesday approved regulations for the roll-out of medicinal cannabis-based products. However, in a separate vote they blocked a proposal to allow domestic medical marijuana plantations.
Throughout the United States authorities have seized at least 510,000 marijuana vape cartridges and arrested more than 120 people in the past two years, according to an Associated Press tally derived from interviews, court records, news accounts and official releases.
According to a Reuters reports, shares of marijuana companies rose on Thursday following a U.S. congressional committee passing legislation to legalize marijuana. The measure now moves towards a vote by the full House of Representatives, where its approval would put it before the Republican-controlled Senate.
CBD could “significantly reduce opioid use and improve chronic pain and sleep quality among patients who are currently using opioids for pain management”, according to a new study.
The study, titled Evaluations of effects of CBD hemp extract on opioid use and quality of life indicators in chronic pain patients: a prospective cohort study, was published in the journal Postgraduate Medicine.
First the first time since the start of marijuana prohibition many decades ago, marijuana sales will be legal in both Michigan and Illinois beginning January 1st. This is possible due to voter-approved initiatives which legalized the plant for recreational purposes for everyone 21 and older.