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Thu
26
Mar

How To Use CBD For Pain (And Why You Should Start)

In order for cannabis and its hundreds of constituents to contribute to mainstream healthcare in a quantifiable way, it needs research-backed legitimacy. And that’s why, right now, we’re in the middle of a research boom. Scientists, doctors, and researchers are looking into why CBD (in particular, due to its non-psychoactive properties) makes an amazing, accessible treatment option. And especially in the area of pain.

Thu
26
Mar

2 Marijuana Stocks To Watch During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Marijuana stocks have without a doubt, taken a beating these last few months. Around six months ago, we saw some issues such as supply bottlenecks and the rising black market, both take their respective tolls on pot stock prices. Since that time, the largest catalyst to cannabis stocks has been the coronavirus. We can’t say that cannabis is the only industry being hit right now as the coronavirus has been wreaking havoc across all world markets. But, with any downtrodden time, there usually is an uptrend waiting to take hold.

Wed
25
Mar

Here’s What You Should Know About CBD And Heart Health

Some aspects of CBD make it worth investigating when it comes to heart disease prevention, like the compound’s anti-inflammatory and antioxidant features.

CBD studies have demonstrated positive evidence when it comes to treating and preventing a range of illnesses, including degenerative diseases, cancer and metabolic disorders. But what about preventing heart disease and promoting heart health?

Wed
25
Mar

How to Best Use CBD During the Coronavirus Outbreak

As the world slows down and many people go on lockdown, using CBD oil can be a beneficial tool to promote balance and wellness in you, your family members, and even your pet.

It’s clear that we as a human community have not experienced anything quite like what we are facing today. While there have been mass epidemics in the past, the newest coronavirus (COVID-19) has us all collectively taking a pause and learning new ways to take care of ourselves.

During this period of social distancing, self-care is more important than ever. While staying connected through phone calls, social media, and apps like Facetime can prove to be very helpful for mental well being, we want to share a few ways CBD oil can promote health and wellness during these particularly tough times.

Wed
25
Mar

The Revolutionary Research on Cannabinoid Treatment for Acute Pain

A new meta-analysis on cannabis shows that cannabinoids are helpful to relieve acute pain in patients in comparison with placebo cases. Although the use of cannabis has been associated with undesirable effects but no such adversity was reported while testing a safe usage of cannabinoids for treating patients in acute pain, says the new study.

The complete findings of this study are published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research as “Cannabinoids in the Management of Acute Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis”.

Wed
25
Mar

Cannabis sales hit new highs in US and Canada

Cannabis sales are touching new highs as customers across the US and Canada stockpile weed to prepare for long spells of isolation because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Between March 16 and March 22, sales of recreational cannabis across key US markets, including California, Colorado, Oregon and Alaska, were up 50 percent and medical marijuana sales rose 41 percent from the same period last year, figures obtained from cannabis point of sale and data platform Flowhub show.

Tue
24
Mar

Pot stocks gain as global markets sink on coronavirus fears

As the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 erased all of its gains since President Donald Trump took office in January of 2017, pot stocks were on the rise early in the session on Monday. 

Cannabis companies Tilray, Hexo, Canopy Growth and Aphria kicked off Monday’s session in the green despite the coronavirus outbreak, which has left markets reeling in recent weeks.

Tue
24
Mar

Can Your Genetics Determine If Cannabis Will Improve Your Gut Health?

Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and celiac disease are becoming commonplace in the population. Both of these conditions affect the gut, where it is estimated around 70 percent of the immune system resides. What’s worse is that the symptoms of IBS and celiac disease affect every aspect of a person’s life. Researchers are starting to link cannabis to relief from the symptoms associated with IBS and celiac disease.

What is IBS?

IBS is a chronic condition marked by abdominal issues, such as pain, nausea, gas, bloating, cramps, and abnormal bowel movements like chronic diarrhea and constipation. 

Tue
24
Mar

How Cannabis Technologies May Help Combat COVID-19

Across the globe, companies are racing to develop a cure for COVID-19. Some might be surprised to hear that technology from the cannabis industry could be useful in creating a vaccine or oral treatment. Several cannabis companies have recently come forward with ideas that could potentially help combat the virus and its transmission.

Enhanced drug delivery

For instance, Lexaria Bioscience Corporation recently announced they would be partnering with other leading laboratories in Canada and the U.S. to study the benefits of their DehydraTECH platform for administering antiretroviral drugs. According to their press release, the technology could be helpful for “enhancing delivery and effectiveness of certain antiretroviral drugs.”

Tue
24
Mar

Is This the Next Big Cannabis IPO?

It may not be an opportune time for companies to go public, but don't tell that to former Canopy Growth (NYSE:CGC) CEO Bruce Linton. Linton is still involved in the cannabis industry through Vireo Health (OTC:VREOF), and he's also looking to make a much bigger splash with the launch of a new company called Collective Growth. Given the success he achieved in making Canopy Growth into an industry leader, investors may want to keep a close watch on his latest business.

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