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Study: Marijuana Use Reduces Depression and Suicidal Ideations in those with PTS

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Marijuana use among those with post-traumatic stress (PTS) is associated with reduced rates of severe depression and suicidal ideation, according to a new study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology.

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Top 5 White Label CBD Companies in the US

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With the growth rate of the CBD market in the US estimated at 107% per year for the next 3 years, many organizations are eyeing this as a most lucrative opportunity since prohibition. As with any opportunity, timing is of the essence in order to carve out a niche in this wildly profitable sector.

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What are marijuana edibles?

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Marijuana edibles are food and drink products that have been infused with marijuana or marijuana products.

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: Marijuana Use Results in Decreased Speed, No Negative Effect, on Driving

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According to a newly released study subjects who consumed cannabis typically decrease their driving speed and demonstrated few other significant changes.

Study: THC May Reduce Opioid Use in Trauma Patients

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According to a new study published in the journal Trauma Surgery & Acute Care , trauma patients who are administered THC capsules consume fewer opioids than do similarly matched control subjects.

What Makes Kratom and CBD So Helpful in Treating Skin Conditions?

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In recent years, the skincare industry has gained significant ground, making it one of the growing sectors in the world. Many of the chemicals and ingredients used in skincare products tend to treat the skin significantly but can also have certain side effects.

Maryland Legislature Approves Measure to Allow Medical Cannabis Use on School Grounds

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The Maryland House of Representatives and Senate have both approved House Bill 617 which would allow qualified medical marijuana patients access to certain medical cannabis products while on school grounds.

THC in Urine is Associated with Lower Opioid Concentrations In Pain Patients, Finds Study

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According to a new study published in the journal Pain Management, the presence of THC metabolites in the urine of patients undergoing pain management is associated with lower levels of opioids.

Denver Marijuana Stores Say COVID-19 Outbreak Makes Case for Marijuana Deliveries

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The COVID-19 pandemic has led to all “non-essential” businesses being closed in many states, including Colorado. According to a Reuters report, many in the marijuana industry believe the outbreak makes the case for allowing dispensaries to begin delivering to customers’ homes now.

New York Governor Again Calls for State to Legalize Marijuana

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For the second year in a row, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gave a pledge that his state would legalize marijuana for recreational use.

Study: Abruptly Stopping CBD Use Has No Physical Side-Effects

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According to a new study published in the journal Epilepsy & Behavior, abruptly stopping the use of CBD (cannabidiol) is not associated with physical withdrawal symptoms. The study is titled Abrupt withdrawal of cannabidiol (CBD): A randomized trial.

Study: Inhaling Marijuana Associated With Reductions in Headache/Migraine Severity

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Inhaling marijuana is associated with reductions in headache and migraine severity, according to a new study published in the Journal of Pain , and published by the National Institute of Health.

Will marijuana cafes open doors to federal legalization?

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If marijuana cafes become popular places, then the marijuana cafes could cause an increase in the consumer demand for marijuana, which is a positive factor for investors in the cannabis industry.

Study: Marijuana Legalization Associated With Decrease in Binge Drinking by College Students

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According to a new study , the legalization of recreational marijuana is associated with decreasing rates of binge drinking by college students ages 21 or older.

Study: Cannabis Reduces Opioid Use in Cancer Patients

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According to a new study published in the Journal of Palliative Medicine, the adjunctive use of marijuana is associated with opioid-sparing effects and overall improvements in symptom management in those suffering from cancer pain.

Oklahoma Officials Say Curbside Medical Marijuana Pickup Allowed

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Although Oklahoma medical marijuana dispensaries are prohibited from delivering during the new coronavirus pandemic, they can offer curbside pickup with limited contact, say state officials.

Georgia: Legal Hemp Farming Approved for Summer

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Georgia farmers can begin legally cultivating hemp this summer. Whether or not farmers in Georgia would be able to grow the crop this year was in doubt until the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved the state’s hemp plan this month.

Study: Marijuana May Be Effective in Treating Symptoms of Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome

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Marijuana-based medicines “might be effective and safe in the treatment of tics and comorbidities” in those with Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome, according to a new study published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoids Research and e-published by the National Institute of Health.

Study Examines “Encouraging” Evidence on Medical Marijuana Treating Psychiatric Disorders

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Marijuana may be use “in the treatment of a range of psychiatric disorders”, according to a new study published in the journal BMC Psychiatry. The study is titled “Medicinal cannabis for psychiatric disorders: a clinically-focused systematic review.”

Study Finds Daily CBD Use Reduces Symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder

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According to new research the daily administration of cannabidiol (CBD) – a non-psychoactive compound found in marijuana – reduces symptoms of social anxiety disorder (SAD) in teens.

Legal Marijuana starts in Illinois on New Year’s Day

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Starting New Year’s Day in Illinois those who are 21 and older will be able to legally allowed to buy up to 30 grams of marijuana up to 5 grams of marijuana oil or hash, and up to 500 grams of THC-infused products such as edibles at licensed commercial dealers throughout the state.

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Study: Cannabis Beneficial in Treating Endometriosis

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The use of cannabis or cannabis-related products is associated with subjective benefits in women with endometriosis. This is according to a new study , titled Self-reported efficacy of cannabis for endometriosis pain, which was published in the Journal of Minimally Invasive Oncology.

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How To Get a Medical Cannabis Prescription in Canada

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The process for applying for and receiving a license for medical hemp products in Canada is very streamlined and straightforward. As the emerging market for CBD continues to expand at an explosive rate, medical cannabis prescriptions are growing at an equal pace.

Study: Topical CBD Mitigates Neuropathy

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The topical use of cannabidiol (CBD), a nonpsychoactive component of marijuana, is associated with significantly reduced pain in patients with peripheral neuropathy. This is according to a new study published in the journal Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology.

Survey Finds Strong Majority of Physicians Believe Marijuana is a “Legitimate Medical Therapy”

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According to a new study – titled A survey of the attitudes, beliefs and knowledge about medical cannabis among primary care providers – around six in ten primary care physicians believe that medical cannabis is a “legitimate” therapeutic option.

Study: Marijuana Legalization Associated With Decreased Sales of Sleep Aids

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Legal access to marijuana is associated with a decline in the sales of over-the-counter (OTC) sleep aid medications, according to a new study published in the journal Complementary Therapies in Medicine.

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Can CBD Help People With Health Problems?

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Your health can significantly affect your quality of life. A healthy body allows you to ward off illnesses and diseases, and increase your productivity for the day. Over time, a healthy body can contribute to your personal and professional growth.

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CBD Reduces Anxiety and Tremor in Parkinson’s Patients, States Study

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The use of cannabidiol (CBD) is associated with both decreased anxiety and tremor amplitude in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD), according to a new study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology and first reported on by NORML.

Study Finds Marijuana Use Associated with Less Non-Prescription Opioid Use Among Pain Patients

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New research shows that those suffering from persistent pain who use marijuana on a daily basis are less likely to use opioids that fall outside of prescribed guidelines.

Report: Cannabis May Help Wean Chronic Pain Patients Off of Opioids

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According to a new case report a patient with a multi-year history of chronic pain and opioid use was weaned off prescription opiates following the use of medical cannabis.

Study: Cannabinoids Provide Long-Lasting Relief of Allodynia in Chronic Neuropathic Pain.

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Orally consumed cannabinoids “provide long-lasting relief of allodynia in a mouse model of chronic neuropathic pain”, according to a new study published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology. The study was also epublished online by the National Institute of Health.

Marijuana Use Not Associated with Psychosis in Young People Finds Study

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A history of marijuana use in young people is not independently associated with an increased risk of psychosis, according to a new study published in the journal Adicciones, and published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health.

Study: Daily CBD Use Mitigates Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder

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According to a new study published in the journal Frontiers in Neurology , the daily use of cannabidiol (CBD) is associated with the improvement of symptoms in adolescents related to autism spectrum disorder.

Report: Over a Third of CBD Vape Oils Have Synthetic Marijuana

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According to a new, detailed report by the Associated Press, a significant number of CBD vaping oils on the market also contain synthetic marijuana, and some contain no CBD at all. Jay Jenkins tells the AP that he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD. “It’ll

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