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Study: Cannabinoids Protect Against Alcohol-Induced Liver Disease

A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports, and published online by the National Institute of Health, has found that activation of the CB2 receptor – done naturally through the consumption of cannabis – can protect against liver inflammation and disease caused by alcohol. For the study, researchers used mice with alcohol-induced live disease, …

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Babies Exposed to Cannabis in the Womb Have Better Vision by Age 4, Finds New Study

Babies exposed to cannabis in the womb show a significant improvement in their ability to track moving objects at age four, according to a study published in the most recent issue of the journal Scientific Reports. “We were surprised with this initial finding,” says Ben Thompson, a professor at the University of Waterloo’s School of …

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Study: You Can Test Positive for Cannabis on a Hair Test Despite Having Never Used it

A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports, and published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health, has found that hair drug tests for cannabis are entirely inaccurate, as it’s possible for someone to test positive for the substance despite having never consumed it. The study has huge implications, given that; “Hair analysis …

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Study: Cannabis is 114 Times Safer than Alcohol

By Bailey Rahn, Leafly.com New research published in Scientific Reports rated recreational drugs according to their toxicity, and none of us blinked an eye when we saw cannabis sitting at the very bottom of the list. But maybe a few eyebrows were raised when the report awarded alcohol 1st place in the contest of “Who …

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