Medicinal Cannabis

Current European Legal Framework concerning the use of Medical Cannabis

The Cannabis industry has gone through some changes during the last few months, shaping, step by step, the way in which we understand the use of medical cannabis and fighting against the remaining prejudice towards this natural alternative. From new scientific discoveries to the patients’ necessity to access this alternative treatment, governments have seen themselves [...]

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New studies on cannabinoids fighting bipolar disorder

By definition, a Bipolar Disorder is an illness that causes an abnormal variation in someone’s mood: alternating periods of excitement (mania or in its less severe form of hypomania), depression, and average humour (normothymia). These phases are out of proportion and can reach incredible and uncontrollable intensities. Even today, researchers still have difficulty explaining the [...]

CBG: a cannabinoid still little-known but promising

Cannabigerol (CBG) is one of more than 150 cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. However, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabinol (CBN) are the most studied ones. The cannabigerolic acid (CBGa) derives from an olivetolic acid (which is a conjugate acid of an olivetolate). During the growth of the cannabis plant, the CBGa or CBG in [...]

Controlled Therapies: what they are and their benefits

Why Controlled Therapies are effective and efficient in the field of medicinal cannabis? We can tell you more about it at Kalapa Clinic, experts in providing cannabinoids treatment with controlled therapies. 

Issues When Researching Medical Cannabis

The only way we can know the true medical benefits of the marijuana plant and its compounds is by conducting extensive research. Like with any new drug, it is imperative that every aspect of it will be studied in order to have a complete understanding of the effects it has on different pathologies. We need [...]

Canada legalises Cannabis

On the 17th of October, Canada became the second country worldwide, after Uruguay, to legalise cannabis. The legislature allows its open selling to the public but this one is regulated differently depending on the region. In some cases, its growing is allowed, but there exist cases, like Quebec and Manitoba, where growing the plant is [...]

Cannabidiol to reduce smoking

Nowadays, smoking has become a common act, a social gesture, a daily habit. Today, there are 1.1 billion smokers around the world, making up almost 1/7 of the worlds population. However, damages caused by tobacco consumption are well known and broadcasted, for example, increased risk of cancer, stroke, fertility issues, etc… This is why numerous [...]

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Patients receiving medical cannabis and the question of driving

More and more countries around the world are legalizing medical cannabis. As a result, the number of patients who are being treated with medical cannabis is also rising. One issue, that in course of this, is increasingly discussed, is whether patients should be allowed to drive on public roads after taking medical cannabis. In Germany for [...]

Cannabis plant: Indica vs Sativa

Cannabis is divided in to two subspecies, Cannabis Indica and Cannabis Sativa. These subspecies can be recognised by their physical differences but over time this classification has also helped people categorize the different effects that come from ingesting the plant. For example, it is said that Indica will create a “body high” and Sativa will [...]

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Medical cannabis for Women Illnesses

Men and women have different hormones. Therefore it is not surprising that the bodies of men and women do no react in the same way to cannabinoids. In other words, THC reacts differently to estrogen and testosterone.   When a woman ovulates there is an increase in the effect of THC. Infact, one study found [...]

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