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CBD from Hemp Associated with Improved HDL Cholesterol Levels

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According to a new study, hemp-derived CBD oil extract is associated with improved HDL cholesterol levels.

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Study: Medical Cannabis Use Has Little to No Effect on Driving Abilities

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According to a new study published in the Journal of Concurrent Disorders, those who consistently use medical cannabis show little to no difference in their driving performance following cannabis inhalation.

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Marijuana Therapy Reduces Prescription Drug Use In Nursing Homes

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A new study has found that medical marijuana reduces the use of prescription drugs in nursing homes. The study is titled Will medical cannabis treatment reduce pharmaceutical residues in the aquatic environment?

THC is Effective in Mitigating Agitation in Those with Alzheimer’s, Finds Case Report

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According to a new case report oral THC is associated with symptom mitigation and reduced prescription drug use in a patient with severe Alzheimer’s-induced dementia.

Ways That CBD Can Help With Liver Diseases – Great Insights to Know

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The hype surrounding the use of CBD all over the world has been attributed to the fact that it is very potent. Scientists have done a great job of enlightening people with every new finding that they discover.

Regular Marijuana Use Associated With Increased Testosterone, Finds Study

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According to a new study, men who report having consumed marijuana in the past year possess elevated levels of testosterone as compared to non-users.

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Study: Marijuana Users NOT at Greater Risk of Occupational Injuries

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A new study titled Systemic review of cannabis use and risk of occupational injury has found that adults who consume marijuana are no more likely to suffer injuries at work than are those employees who abstain from the substance.

Study Finds Marijuana Use Associated With Reduced Migraine Frequency

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Those who consume marijuana through inhalation for extended periods of time are likely to report reductions in migraine frequency. This is according to a study published in the journal Brain Sciences, and first reported on by NORML. The measure was also published online by the U.S.

Study Finds Over-the-Counter CBD Products Less Potent Than Advertised

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According to a new study published by the Journal of Dietary Supplements , many cannabinoid (CBD)-infused products that are purchased over-the-counter contain far lower percentages of cannabidiol than advertised on the products’ labeling.

Why Music Loves Marijuana: A Little Bit of History

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Have you noticed that many musicians across a variety of music genres have one thing in common? Bob Marley, The Beatles, and Wiz Khalifa – Yeah, you guessed right…i t’s cannabis. Visit a concert or festival today and you would hardly miss the whiff of the smoke in the air.

Study: Cannabinoids “Consistently Produced Antinociceptive Effects”

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Cannabinoids “consistently produced antinociceptive effects in preclinical models”, according to a new study being published by the European Journal of Pain: It was epublished by the United States National Institute of Health.

There’s No Associated Between Cannabis Use and Increased Stroke Risk, Finds Study

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Recent exposure to marijuana is not associated with an increased risk of ischemic stroke. This is according to a new study published in the journal Neurology: Clinical Practice. The study is titled Association between recent cannabinoid use and acute ischemic stroke.

Urine Drug Tests Are Effectively Adulterated by Household Cleaning Products, Finds Study

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According to a new study published in the journal Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology, urine samples adulterated by various household cleaning products will yield false negative results for cannabinoids and are undetectable by laboratory screening.

 7 Things to Know How Marijuana Affects Women

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When you think of marijuana, the image of That ‘70s-Show smoke circle comes to mind. Just like in the sitcom, women are no strangers to passing one around at the end of a long day. Even though modern entertainment paints men as predominant marijuana users, hundreds of women enjoy cannabis, too.

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Study: Marijuana Inhaler Safe and Effective for Treating Chronic Pain

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According to a new study published in the European Journal of Pain, delivering a precise doses of THC via a specialized inhaler is associated with pain mitigation in patients with neuropathy and other complex pain conditions.

Study: Cannabis May Help Those Undergoing Radiation Therapy, More Research Needed

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According to a new study cannabis may be a useful adjunct therapy for those undergoing radiation therapy, although more research is needed to confirm this.

Study Finds Prenatal Marijuana Exposure Is Not Associated With Cognitive Impairments in Offspring

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According to a new study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, longitudinal studies fail to suggest that prenatal marijuanaexposure is independently associated with “clinically significant” cognitive impairments in either children or young adults.

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Study: Cannabinoids Are “Relevant to the Current and Future Practice of Clinical Gastroenterology”

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According to a new study “cannabinoid mechanisms and pharmacology are relevant to the current and future practice of clinical gastroenterology.” ” The study was published in the journal Neurogastroenterology & Motility, and was published online by the U.S.

Study: Marijuana Reduces Refractory Gastroparesis Symptoms

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Treatment with marijuana significantly reduces symptoms in patients with refractory gastroparesis, according to clinical data published in the journal Cureus, and first reported on by NORML.

What Happens When You Get High

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Whether you smoke, vape, eat, or drink your cannabis treats, there are many common effects experienced by many users. From those who always get cottonmouth to people who seem to get the munchies every time they’re high, there’s a reason behind every cannabis side effect you’ve experienced.

Effects of Cannabis on Exercise Q&A with Eloise Theisen – President of the American Cannabis Nurse Association

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On any given day, we at the Joint Blog get our fair share of questions from our readers about the health benefits of various CBD products on the market. And with everyone trying to exercise at home during self-isolated, we’ve been getting an influx of inquiries about CBD and working out.

Study: CBD Treatment Improves Deficits Associated With Diabetes

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A multi-week treatment with cannabidiol improves biophysical and behavioral deficits associated with experimental type-1 diabetes, according to a new study. The study is being published in the journal Neuroscience Letters, and it was epublished ahead of print by the U.S. National Institute of Health.

THC Improves Gastrointestinal Symptoms, Finds Case Report

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According to a new case report, the daily administration of synthetic oral THC (dronabinol) is associated with an improvement in gastrointestinal symptoms in a patient with CIPO (chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction).

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Study Finds Marijuana Often Used to Treat Symptoms of Chronic Pain, Anxiety and Insomnia

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According to a new study, those who use marijuana for therapeutic purposes are more likely to report consuming it to address symptoms such as anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain and depression.

Common Mistakes of Cooking with Cannabis

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Making marijuana edibles is a fun, and relatively simple process. However, despite its simplicity there is plenty of room for small and even big mistakes, especially when those making the edibles are new to the edible or marijuana scene.

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How Is Nicotine Measured In E-Liquid?

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Nicotine is an addictive chemical that is one of the main components in tobacco, leading to addiction. As vapes are a popular substitute and alternative to cigarettes, atomized vape juice usually contains nicotine.

New Study Recommends Setting Legal Marijuana Age Limit at 19

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According to a new study published in the journal BMC Public Health, jurisdictions that regulate marijuana use should consider imposing a minimum age requirement of 19.

Study: Oral CBD Use Has Anxiolytic and Anti-Psychotic Activity

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The oral administration of purified CBD is associated with anxiolytic and anti-psychotic activity while possessing few adverts side-effects. This is according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine Research and epublished by the U.S. National Institute of Health.

Study: Cannabis Helps Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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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.

Study: Cannabis Can Slow, Cure Alzheimer’s Disease

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Article updated in May 2020 adding new resources and studies to the article A study conducted by researchers at the Roskamp Institute in Florida, and published in the journal Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience , has found that cannabis can slow the effects of Alzheimer’s Disease, and may in fact be able to halt it entirely.

Study: marijuana Access Reduces Demand for Opioids Among Pain

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PatientsAccording to a new study, access to cannabis reduces pain patients’ perceived demand for opioids. The study, published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology , is titled Evaluating the co-use of opioids and cannabis for pain among current users using hypothetical purchase tasks.

COVID-19 Fuels Marijuana Industry Push for Permanently Legal Online Sales and Delivery

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During the COVID-19 pandemic Colorado has temporarily made the online sale of recreational marijuana legal, “fulfilling one of the pot industry’s biggest wishes and fueling its argument for more concessions that could be made permanent when the crisis eases”, reports the Associated Press.

8 Small Health Changes That Can Make a Big Difference

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Vincent Van Gogh once said, “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” When it comes to our health, truer words were never spoken! Taking baby steps over giant leaps may even be more effective than diving in headfirst, and here’s why: small goals are attainable.

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Los Angeles Officials Look to Give Boost to Marijuana Market Which is Currently Ailing

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According to a new report by the Associated Press, a Los Angeles City Council committee on Tuesday approved a series of changes to reset the city’s troubled legal marijuana market. This includes bolstering programs intended to help operators who suffered during the nation’s long-running war on drugs.

Study: Cannabinoids May Reduce Pain and Spasticity in Those With Spinal Cord Injuries

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Those with spinal cord injuries may find their symptoms eased by cannabinoids – the compounds found in cannabis – according to a new study.

Study: CBD May “Significantly Reduce Opioid Use and Improve Chronic Pain and Sleep Quality

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CBD could “significantly reduce opioid use and improve chronic pain and sleep quality among patients who are currently using opioids for pain management”, according to a new study.

Study: Benefits of Cannabinoids Extend Beyond Spasticity in Those With Multiple Sclerosis

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