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Thu
02
Apr

Can Cannabis Treat Asthma?

Apart from the stressful time of Covid-19 going around, these are also the times of changing seasons. Most often when seasons are changing, those having problems with allergies, are suffering even more. Covid-19 is a virus that attacks the respiratory system. So, if you are a person who already has weak lungs, you really don’t want to worry about asthma attacks too. But does the idea of using marijuana to treat your lungs make sense? Smoking cannabis is normally the way people go, and when you suffer from a respiratory condition, it feels unlikely to add smoking marijuana to your treatment. Doctors are convinced though, that even smoking marijuana could benefit your lungs.

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Wed
01
Apr

Oral health and weed: Could marijuana prevent cavities?

Wed
01
Apr

Best Marijuana Strains for Multiple Sclerosis Patients

When reading about medical marijuana, you’ll often see multiple sclerosis described as one of the many serious diseases for which weed can be helpful.

But even people who are somewhat familiar with the heartbreakingly debilitating effects that MS can have may skip right past that section. After all, how many people have multiple sclerosis, anyway?

Actually, a lot more than you’d think. Nearly half a million Americans, and five times that number worldwide, suffer from this cruel, unpredictable and incurable autoimmune disease that attacks the nervous system.

Wed
01
Apr

How do you bring supplies to remote communities in the midst of COVID-19? With cannabis-delivery drones, of course

The Pontiac Group is used to adapting quickly.

The First Nations owned and operated socio-economic development firm, which fosters on-reserve business opportunities, navigated the first community benefits agreement signed between a cannabis company and a First Nations community in Canada in 2015, three years ahead of federal legalization.

More recently, they’ve been pushing Health Canada to evolve the regulations around cannabis delivery while advocating for the use of drones to make deliveries to remote locations. But now, as the COVID-19 pandemic grips the world, they’ve altered their course — at least temporarily.

Tue
31
Mar

New Study Finds Medical Marijuana Is Too Strong For Pain Relief

Results of the study found that between 70-90% of legal marijuana products contained THC levels higher than 15%.

Mon
30
Mar

From the Neck Up - How Cannabis Affects Your Brain

Comparative research is showing that cannabis provides several advantages that support brain functioning. During the treatment of many diseases, you can see the potential benefits of cannabis, given that almost all organs and systems are areas sensitive to their active substances. This article is going to show specific evidence that marijuana has a positive effect on the brain and allows it to stay in better condition.

Mon
30
Mar

Study: Cannabis Helps Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Cannabis “benefits patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD),

According to a new study published in the United European Gastroenterology Journal, and epublished by the National Institute of Health.

According to researchers, the objective of the study was to “analyze the effects of CB2 agonist on parameters implicated in gut inflammation and MH [mucosal healing].”

A “CB2 agonist” is something that activates the cannabinoid system – it’s meant to mimic the effects of natural cannabinoids for study purposes.

Mon
30
Mar

5 Types Of Marijuana To Reduce Your Stress

We can all use some stress and anxiety relief right now. The following cannabis strains are hybrids bred with those two emotional and physical strains in mind.

Sometimes the best remedy for super stress is to take in a big breath and exhale a cloud of a good, balanced strain of bud smoke or vapor to bring things back into perspective. It’s a known cure for a case of the mean reds, which are even more stressful than the blues, according to Audrey Hepburn’s beloved character Holly Golightly.

Mon
30
Mar

Can cannabis treat COVID-19? Toronto firm hopes clinical trial will provide answers

s misinformation on COVID-19 continues to spread almost as fast as the virus itself, one Canadian company wants to separate fact from fiction on whether compounds in cannabis can help treat the disease.

Toronto-based Cannalogue, a medical cannabis e-commerce firm, has applied to Health Canada to conduct a clinical trial to see if cannabidiol (CBD) can reduce the severity of COVID-19 symptoms in patients.

Fri
27
Mar

Medical Cannabis Dementia Trial Study Protocol Published

The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Institute for Health Research (IHR) and MGC Pharma have announced publication of the study protocol for a clinical trial evaluating medical cannabis use with patients with dementia.

The trial was registered in the Australian and New Zealand Clinical Trial Register (ANZCTR) earlier this week. The research project, which we again recently mentioned here on Hemp Gazette,  will delve into the effects of medicinal cannabis oil among those living in a residential aged care facility medically diagnosed with dementia.

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