Even though it’s far from over, 2018 has been a stellar year for cannabis research. Here’s a look at the most important studies released so far.
Hundreds of cannabis-related studies have been released this year. A huge amount of these studies came to the conclusion that cannabis is beneficial in a wide-range of medical ailments, with others showing that its prohibition is detrimental to individuals and society as a whole. As difficult as it was to do so, we’ve narrowed these studies down to the 10 most important, with a few honorable mentions.
Below is that list (in no particular order):
Study: Marijuana Crackdowns Are a Form of Structural Violence, Have Negative Effects on Health, Social and Economic Well-Being
Study: Marijuana Legalization Associated With Reduction in Crime, Drug and Alcohol Use
Study: Marijuana Use Associated With Reduced Mortality Following Orthopedic Surgery
Study: Legalizing Medical Marijuana Associated with a 33.7% Reduction in Workplace Fatalities Among Those Aged 25 to 44
Study: Cannabinoids May Help Protect Blood-Brain Barrier After Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Study: CBD May Help Treat, and Cause the Death of, Endometrial Cancer
Study: Cannabinoid Receptors a Promising Target for the Treatment of Suicidal Behavior
Study: Long-Term Marijuana Use Doesn’t Increase Risk for Adverse Lung Function, May Reduce Emphysema Risk
Study: Cannabis Seeds and Sprouts Exert Beneficial Effects on Human Cells
Study: Medical Cannabis Legalization Associated with Reduced Violent Crimes in States Bordering Mexico
Study: Cannabinoids May Reverse Behavioral Deficits Caused By Repeated Social Defeat
New Study Finds Cannabis Use Does Not Harm Human Fertility