Study: Pain Relieving Effects of Cannabis Stronger for Men than Women

Pain Relieving A study published in the September, 2016 issue of the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, and epublished ahead of print by the U.S. National Institute of Health, has found that the pain relieving effects of cannabis are significantly stronger on men than on women,

According to the study’s abstract; “This retrospective analysis compared the analgesic, subjective and physiological effects of active cannabis (3.56-5.60% THC) and inactive cannabis (0.00% THC) in male and female cannabis smokers under double-blind, placebo-controlled conditions.”

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Government Funded Study: Legalized Medical Cannabis Doesn’t Increase Teen Usage

useA new study published in The Lancet Psychiatry, and funded by the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse, shows no significant difference in adolescent cannabis use in the states that have legalized medical use of the substance.

This comprehensive study examined 24 years of data from over a million teenagers in 48 states, and found absolutely no evidence that legalized medical cannabis has led to teenagers using cannabis at higher rates.

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