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New Study Suggests THC Can Treat Non-Cardiac Chest Pain

A new study conducted by Temple University has found that THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) may provide a novel treatment option for non-cardiac chest pain. Non-cardiac chest pain is chest pain that doesn’t come from the heart. An estimated 200,000 Americans each year experience this type of pain, which can involve painful swallowing, discomfort and anxiety. “Non-cardiac chest …

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Cannabinoids Can Treat Neuroinflammation, According to New Study

A new study published in the journal Cell Immunology has found that activation of the body’s cannabinoid receptors – something done naturally by cannabis and cannabinoids – has neuroinflammatory capabilities. According to the study; “Here we showed that Gp1a, a highly selective CB2 [cannabinoid receptor 2] agonist, with a four log higher affinity for CB2 than CB1, reduced …

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