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Wed
26
Feb

Past and future: the growth of CBD medicine

Even in the last decade of the past millennium, CBD medicine was criminalised and banned in many countries. So, what caused such a drastic change? What changed the stance of the regulatory boards in the 21st century?

It was the growing realisation of how much the healthcare sector benefits from CBD medicine. In ancient times, China, India, and other oriental countries explored the idea. However, it lost its status with the coming of Westerners as they branded it bad for health.

Wed
26
Feb

Cannabis And the Fight Against Multiple Sclerosis

Dealing with the physical and neurological effects of multiple sclerosis can be quite harrowing, new research shows how MS sufferers often turn to cannabis for relief.

Wed
26
Feb

Can Cannabis Cure Cancer? What The Research Says, And Claims To Avoid

Scientists, government officials, and medical researchers have been alarmed by an idea, circulated primarily on the internet, that cannabis can "cure" cancer. No, it cannot.

Wed
26
Feb

Millennials Are Fueling The Cannabis Economy

Among other things, millennials communicate and learn quickly, which makes them more flexible and prone to changes than older generations.

Tue
25
Feb

After Baby And Beyond: How CBD And Marijuana Can Help New Moms

Known to have a positive effect on the reduction of inflammation, CBD oils and tinctures can offer moms benefits they may not know of. 

Tue
25
Feb

Marijuana Stocks To Buy Or Sell Before Next Month

Since investing in marijuana stocks became mainstream a few years ago, the biggest companies in the industry have received the majority of the attention. News outlets and investor resources have continued to cite the same companies as the basis for industry growth. Despite this, the potential for mid and small-cap pot stocks remains undeniably high.

Tue
25
Feb

How will marijuana use affect us when we're older?

What effect does marijuana have on the aging body? In partnership with the National Institute of Health, the University of Iowa plans to find out with a first-of-its-kind research project.

Neurologist and radiologist Dr. Thorsten Rudroff, whose background includes a PhD in neurophysiology and a degree in physical therapy, is heading up the study. Exploring cognition, motor function, balance and other elements of the human body, Thorsten  believes the time has come to “find out if medical marijuana increases this risk of cognitive issues and which products with higher or lower THC content, are safe to use.”

Tue
25
Feb

Marijuana Use Among Seniors Is Growing Fast

A new study says there’s been a 75% increase in seniors who consume marijuana.

Between 2015 and 2018, the number of seniors over the age of 65 who smoked cannabis or consumed edibles increased by 75%, making them the fastest growing group of cannabis consumers in America.

Published in the Journal of the American Medial Association, the study shows that the increase in cannabis consumption is more pronounced in women, especially in those with higher incomes and higher levels of education.

Mon
24
Feb

CBD & Cancer: Best Ways To Use CBD With Cancer Treatment

CBD and cancer — it’s a loaded topic. A lot of vague, misleading information gets thrown around.

Some claim cannabinoids are the cure we’ve been looking for while others maintain it’s all speculation. But what do we actually know?

Unfortunately, not as much as we wish. Drug prohibition severely limited research regarding cannabis as a medicine. Even to this day, scientists struggle to receive approval from government agencies when it comes to looking into cannabis’ medical properties.

Still, that’s not to say there’s nothing out there. Throughout this article, we’re going to share with you what we do know about cannabidiol (CBD) and cancer. From there, we’re going to give you our honest, educated opinion about using CBD as part of your treatment.

Mon
24
Feb

3 Underrated Pot Stocks to Buy in 2020

It can be difficult to find good buys in the cannabis industry, especially since a lot of the focus is on industry leaders Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) and Canopy Growth (NYSE:CGC). That means investors may overlook other, smaller stocks that may not get as much attention but that offer good value. Below are three stocks in that category that could be good buys this year as the industry matures.

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