Category: Studies

Study: Health of a Child Unaffected by Living in a Cannabis Grow Operation

A new study conducted by the School of Social Work at the University of British Columbia has found that “there was no significant difference between the health of the children living in cannabis grow operations and the comparison group of children”. The study was initially published by the International Journal of Drug Policy. It’s also …

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Reminder: Marijuana May Help Fight Breast Cancer

In 2007 ABC News reported on a study which found that marijuana may be helpful in fighting breast cancer. Little research has been published since on the matter, but the results were encouraging, to say the least. The study was conducted by researchers at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, and was funded …

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Double Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study Finds Vaporized Cannabis Helpful in Treating Neuropathic Pain

Recently a double blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study looked at patients who suffered from neuropathic pain, and didn’t get much relief from traditional medication, to determine if vaporized cannabis could be helpful. It found, in clear terms, that it is. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of California Davis Medical Center and published in The Journal …

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Reminder: States That Have Legalized Medical Marijuana Have Seen Fewer Traffic Fatalities

Legalizing medical marijuana decreases the consumption rates of alcohol, which reduces traffic fatalities. This is according to a study released at the end of 2011. Although the study didn’t spread near as much as it deserves, it was picked up by multiple national outlets such as Time Magazine and The Huffington Post. The study was …

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Reminder: Legalized Medical Marijuana Reduces Suicides, Says Study

Research released last year revealed what might be one of the biggest benefits of a state legalizing medical cannabis; their residents commit suicide at a lower rate. The research, which used comprehensive statistical analysis to come to its conclusion, found that states in the U.S. which have legalized medical cannabis saw a drastically significant reduction …

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Reminder: There’s No Such Thing as a Marijuana Overdose

You can’t die from marijuana consumption alone. It’s worth being repeated; no matter how much you consume, regardless of how fast and through what method of inhalation or ingestion, you can’t die from marijuana consumption. It’s non-lethal. This is an anomaly among substances that we as humans can consume. Everything else has a fatal dose, …

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Let’s Talk Cannabis Science

Cannabis is a non-lethal, vastly medicinal, and wonderfully therapeutic plant. It being outlawed is one of the largest travesties of our time. The more we move forward as a society, and the more science improves, the more we learn of the true benefits of cannabis and ending its prohibition. Only propaganda and special interests have …

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New Study Shows Cannabis May Reverse Symptoms of Dementia

In what could turn out to be a groundbreaking study, a group from Neuroscience Research Australia has been examining if cannabidiol – one of the main ingredients in cannabis – could reverse some of the symptoms of dementia, specifically Alzheimer’s disease. Early research for the study has found that it does. In the study, mice …

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Bunk Study Claims Cannabis Use Associated With An Increase In Strokes

At the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference this week, researchers at the University of Aukland (yeah, we hadn’t heard of it either) are presenting a study, in which they’ve “found” that cannabis consumers are 2.3 times more likely to have a stroke. This story hasn’t hit the media too hard yet, but it will …

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