Effectiveness of cannabinoids against sleep disorders

On March 13th, the 20th edition of World Sleep Day was celebrated. An annual event organized by the World Sleep Day Committee of World Sleep Society whose objective is to inform and raise awareness among the general public about the importance of sleep and the risks related to its neglect. Under the theme Better [...]

Treatment for glaucoma: can medical cannabis be useful?

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), there are more than 1 billion people living with vision impairment such as short and far sightedness, glaucoma and cataract.  In most cases, these could have easily been prevented or treated with cataracts operation, access to glasses, or access to economical health care. However, a report states that [...]

Flavonoids in medicinal cannabis

Flavonoids are components from any type of plant. They have been found to contain certain medicinal properties and are important to reach the “entourage effect” from medicinal cannabis products, which mean that the combination of both could enhance the beneficial effects. What are flavonoids? Flavonoids can be  comprised of more than 10,000 structures and is [...]

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Can cannabidiol replace antibiotics?

The therapeutic potential of cannabis has called the scientific community’s attention, who in the last decades have intensified their researches to reveal the secrets of this plant.  Especially everything related to cannabidiol (CBD). This non-psychoactive cannabinoid from cannabis is considered one of the most interesting components by many scientists.  It has many properties which [...]

The endocannabinoid system in the skin

The skin is a vital organ that is not only an external defence barrier but also an agent implied in body functioning. When we talk about the endocannabinoid system (ECS) in the skin we mean that regulates many of its functions. As a result, cannabinoids can influence skin biology, as scientific research supports, and [...]

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The effects of medical cannabis in diabetes

Over the last few decades a continuous increase of studies have been, and are currently, being carried out regarding the effects of cannabis in different health conditions.  Several studies have shown that there are potential positive effects of medical cannabis in diabetes, however, further research is still being carried out to investigate its full [...]

The effect of medical cannabis on sleep cycles

Cannabis, which is one of the oldest vegetable sources of food and textile fibres, has been an integral part of the culture of many ancient civilizations[1]. Also used for its therapeutic properties for thousands of years, this plant has attracted the attention of the scientific community, which has multiplied its research in recent decades [...]

What is the current legal framework of medical cannabis in France?

Should cannabis be legalized? The issue has never been more topical. In April 2019, the French Observatory for Drugs and Drug Addiction published a survey conducted at the end of 2018: 45% of French people "agree for the legalization of cannabis" and 91% believe that "cannabis consumption could be prescribed by doctors for certain serious [...]

Medical Cannabis and Blood Donation

Are you a medical cannabis patient with a long standing commitment to blood donation? Perhaps you’re concerned that taking cannabis, albeit for medical purposes, will stop you from giving back to society through giving blood. In this article we’re going to put your fears to rest and explain why cannabis and blood donation are [...]

Sativa and Indica: Which Is Best For My Illness?

For anyone new to the world of medical cannabis, understanding the plant and how it affects the body can feel overwhelming. Not only does cannabis contain over 400 molecules including cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids, then there are inumerable strains with exotic names such as Sour Diesel, Amnesia, and Afghan Kush. Throw into the mix two [...]

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