Category: Studies

Study Finds Consumers of CBD-Rich Cannabis Extracts “Generally Tested Negative for THC in Hair”

According to a new study being published in the journal Forensic Science International, and epublished ahead of print by the National Institute of Health, even after repeated consumption of CBD-rich cannabis extracts consumers “generally tested negative for THC in hair”. “Medical cannabis is becoming increasingly popular for many different ailments and improvement of general well-being”, begins …

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Study: CBD Reduces Cocaine Intake

According to a new study published by the journal Neuropharmacology, cannabidiol (CBD) reduces cocaine intake and has “pro-neurogenic effects” in cocaine consuming animals. The study, titled Repeated Cannabidiol treatment reduces cocaine intake and modulates neural proliferation and CB1R expression in the mouse hippocampus, was epublished by the National Institute of Health. “Cannabinoid derivatives have shown promising …

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Study: CBD-Rich Cannabis Extracts Present “a Better Therapeutic Profile” Than Pure CBD

CBD-rich extracts which contain at least a small amounts of other cannabinoids “present a better therapeutic profile” than CBD alone, according to a new study published by the journal Frontiers in Neurology. The study, titled Potential Clinical Benefits of CBD-Rich Cannabis Extracts Over Purified CBD in Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy, states that the improved benefits of high-CBD cannabis extracts over …

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CBD May Help Treat Methamphetamine Dependency, States New Study

Cannabidiol (CBD) can “reduce the motivation to seek and consume methamphetamine”, suggesting it may be effective as a treatment for those addicted to the drug, finds a new study published by the Journal of Psychopharmacology. “Methamphetamine is an addictive stimulant that can cause many adverse physical, psychological and psychosocial effects”, begins the study’s abstract. “Preliminary evidence …

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Study: Cannabis Oil Reduces Seizures, Improves Quality of Life, in Those with Dravet Syndrome

According to a new study, cannabis oil (containing both CBD and THC) is effective in reducing seizure counts and improving quality of life measures in those with Dravet Syndrome. The study, titled A prospective open-label trial of a CBD/THC cannabis oil in dravet syndrome, was published by the journal Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology.  According …

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Study: Cannabinoids May Inhibit Tumor Growth in Triple Negative Breast Cancer

According to a new study published by the journal Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy, cannabinoids may inhibit tumor growth in triple negative breast cancer. The study states that “Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) is the deadliest form of breast cancer because compared with other types of breast cancer, it is more aggressive, diagnosed at later stage and …

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Study: CBD Could Prevent Haloperidol-Induced Orofacial Dyskinesia

Cannabidiol (CBD) may prevent haloperidol-induced orofacial dyskinesia, according  to new research being published by the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity; the research was epublished by the National Institute of Health. “The chronic use of drugs that reduce the dopaminergic neurotransmission can cause a hyperkinetic movement disorder called tardive dyskinesia (TD)”, states the study’s abstract. “The pathophysiology of …

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New Study Provides Evidence Supporting the Use of Cannabinoids to Treat Prostate Cancer

Cannabinoids may provide a potential treatment option for prostate cancer, according to a new study published by the journal The Prostate. “Cannabinoids have demonstrated anticarcinogenic properties in a variety of malignancies, including in prostate cancer”, states researchers. In the present study, they “explored the anti-cancer effects of the synthetic cannabinoid WIN 55,212-2 (WIN) in prostate cancer.” For the study, …

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Study: CBDA and THC Have Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Hyperalgesia Effects

Both cannabidiolic acid (CBDA) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) show  anti-inflammatory and anti-hyperalgesia effects on acute inflammation, according to a new study published by the journal Psychopharmacology, and epublished ahead of print by the National Institute of Health. “The present study evaluates the anti-inflammatory and anti-hyperalgesia effects of CBD’s potent acidic precursor, cannabidiolic acid (CBDA), in a rodent …

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Study: Marijuana May Have Anti-Obesity Effects

Marijuana may help fight obesity, according to a new study published by the International Journal of Molecular Science. Noting that “Obesity is an increasing health problem worldwide” and its “related comorbidities imply a high cost for the National Health System and diminish a patient’s life quality”, the study’s abstract states that”Cannabinoid receptors (CB) regulate thermogenesis, food …

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