Pharmaceutical researchers aim to create better CBD-like treatments

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc. Sep 2 2020 Cannabidiol (CBD) is an increasingly popular wellness trend. The compound, which occurs naturally in cannabis plants, is added to...

Cannabis Use Among Seniors Rises in Popularity

Cannabis use for seniors has been growing in population in the media, and now there are stats to back up how popular it truly is in 2020....

Researchers analyze safety of industrial hemp as cattle feed

A pair of studies at Kansas State University is bringing new insight to farmers and producers seeking to incorporate industrial hemp in cattle feed. After the 2018...

Certain type of marijuana use tightly linked to memory and cognitive issues

Though past studies have associated cannabis (“marijuana”) use with poor memory and other cognitive issues, controversy over these findings remain largely due to one reason: it’s difficult...

Study: Over Three in Four Cannabis Consumers Prefer Flower Over Concentrates

Nearly eight in ten cannabis consumers say that they prefer herbal cannabis over marijuana-infused concentrates, according to data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence ....

Higher rates of e‐cigarette and cannabis use not linked to vaping‐related lung injuries

Higher rates of e-cigarette and marijuana use in U.S. states did not result in more e-cigarette or vaping-related lung injuries (known as EVALI), a new study from...

Study reveals how a cannabinoid may treat acute respiratory distress syndrome

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc. Aug 26 2020 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), when caused by a bacterial toxin known as Staphylococcal enterotoxin, can be completely prevented...

Cannabis en de wetenschap: zin van onzin onderscheiden

Wil je cannabis medicinaal gebruiken, dan wil je natuurlijk wel de feiten op een rij hebben. Wiet, THC en CBD olie zijn veilig om dagelijks te gebruiken...

New study calls for new approach to tackling overdose crisis

Canada needs a new approach to tackle its overdose crisis, says the lead author of a new study that highlights a prevalence of overdoses involving non-prescribed fentanyl...

How the pandemic has impacted drug trafficking

The illegal drug market has not suffered unduly from the coronavirus,  and in some countries it is booming due to the capacity of criminals to adapt. These...

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