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Top 10 Marijuana Studies So Far in 2017

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We’re only three months into 2017, but it’s already been a great year for marijuana science. Numerous marijuana studies have been released so far this year; these studies are wide-ranging in the medical ailments cannabis is found to benefit, and in the positive effects brought forth by a liberalization of the laws surrounding it.. We’ve …

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Top 10 Studies Released in 2016 that Exemplify Cannabis’ Medical Diversity

In recent years there has been a vast amount of research released that exemplifies cannabis’ diverse medical value, and 2016 – despite being far from over – has been no different. Below is a list featuring 10 of the top studies released this year that demonstrate this diversity:   THC Stimulates Toxic Plaque Removal in …

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Top 10 Cannabis Studies of 2014

2014 has been an incredible year for the cannabis reform movement, with two more states, several cities and the District of Columbia voting in favor of legalization. In addition, it’s been an excellent year for cannabis science, with numerous studies being released that demonstrate its medical potential and diversity, and the benefits of its legalization. …

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Colorado Governor Calls for Over $7 Million to Fund Cannabis-Related Research

In his 2014 budget proposal Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is calling for over $7 million in funding for “legitimate” studies examining the medical benefits of cannabis. Under the proposal, grants sized between $500,000 and $1 million would be distributed to universities, research hospitals, foundations and so forth, in order to study cannabis’ effect on conditions …

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Cannabis Protects Skeleton from Age-Related Bone Loss, According to Studies

In recent years numerous studies have found that cannabis can protect the skeleton against age-related bone loss, including diseases such as osteoporosis. A 2009 study published by the journal Annals of Medicine found that “the main physiologic involvement of CB2 [cannabinoid receptor type 2] is associated with maintaining bone remodeling at balance, thus protecting the …

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