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Thu
30
Jan

Cannabis And Migraines: What The Feds Actually Want To Know

With study after study touting the benefits of marijuana for migraines, a 2019 study published by the American Pain Society had some of the biggest findings, with research showing a 50% decrease in migraine severity. 

It’s 2 o’clock on a Tuesday afternoon and the sharp pains clue you in to the inevitable — you’re getting a migraine. While many Americans suffer from migraines, very little information is on the market around why they occur and what truly can eliminate the affliction once and for all. So can marijuana help migraines?

Thu
30
Jan

Cannabinoids CBC and CBG exhibit anti-tumour properties on cancer cells

A new series of tests conducted in Israel have shown that both CBC and CBG exhibit anti-tumour properties on cancer cells.

The test have been carried out by Cannabics Pharmaceuticals at the company’s High Through-put Screening (HTS) facility in Israel. The tests have shown that the cannabinoids CBC (Cannabichromene) and CBG (Cannabigerol) both exhibit anti-tumour properties after being tested on human Gastrointestinal Cancer Cells.

Thu
30
Jan

CBD for anxiety: Is it hype or actually helpful?

For those who suffer from anxiety, finding an effective treatment can take some trial and error. Anxiety is the body’s natural response to stress, but for some, it can be overwhelming and even debilitating. Anxiety is also very common — a 2016 study found that one in 10 Canadians used health services annually for mood and anxiety disorders

In recent years, cannabidiol — or CBD — has been touted as a potentially effective tool to battle gut-churning, restlessness, and the worries that often accompany bouts of anxiety.

Thu
30
Jan

Cannabis vaping devices reimbursement approval for Canadian veterans

Medical cannabis vaping devices have received reimbursement approval for Canadian veterans.

Wed
29
Jan

Sask. company investigating cannabis as a treatment for depression, PTSD

A Saskatoon-based company is looking at the possibility of cannabis as a treatment for mental health issues.

ZYUS Life Sciences has formed a partnership with a University of Saskatchewan research team to begin the process with pre-trial study.

The 18-month study will establish a baseline foundation for clinical trials.

ZYUS President C-E-O Brent Zettl says the entire process could take about five years with the hope of developing a fixed-dose combination.

Zettl says their goal is doctor-prescribed capsules that could treat disorders like depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder without side-effects.

Wed
29
Jan

Breastfeeding and cannabis: managing cannabis use when nursing

Breastfeeding can cause concern for many nursing mothers, and those that need to use medical cannabis will wonder whether it will be harmful to their baby.

As more countries legalise recreational and medical cannabis use, and increasingly decriminalise cannabis, the risk to the growth and development of breastfeeding infants whose mothers use cannabis becomes a growing public health concern.

Wed
29
Jan

How To Use Marijuana To Help You Fall Asleep

Research suggests marijuana can help you fall asleep, but habitual use could lead to some problems.

Between 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders or intermittent sleep issues, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Around 30 to 40% of us will develop insomnia at some point in our lives as well. Sleep problems don’t just impact work performance and stress management. Drowsy driving results in 1,500 deaths and 100,000 car crashes each year.

Tue
28
Jan

Newest Cannabinoid Powerhouse – CBC – What Can It Do for You?

The ever-increasing cannabinoid family has new members coming in every day, and there’s reason to be excited as new research comes out about CBC.

In the last couple of years, CBD (cannabidiol) – a cannabis cannabinoid, has risen to prominence as an effective treatment for many suffering from medical issues like insomnia, anxiety, pain, depression, seizures, high blood sugars, pathogenic diseases, ADHD etc., and a possible answer to many other issues that still require more research like: different forms of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, and even prion diseases. It seems like every day a new breakthrough is coming out about the use of CBD as a treatment.

Mon
27
Jan

Can CBD Help With Winter Colds And Flu?

Some medical experts believe CBD can help manage the symptoms of the common cold and flu.

As we enter into winter cold and flu season, it’s time to stock up on remedies to help when you’re under the weather. With all the buzz around cannabidiol (CBD), should you consider adding CBD as part of your home remedy cold/flu kit to help relieve symptoms such as a sore throat, stuffy nose, and body pain?

Mon
27
Jan

Here’s What We Know About CBD’s Effects On Varicose Veins

Research suggests CBD could help manage varicose veins via influence on the cardiovascular system.

Varicose or spider veins can be as upsetting as they are signaling to a larger issue in the body. The Chicago Vein Institute estimates that over 40 million people in the United States suffer from varicose veins.

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