Curing bone fractures with medicinal cannabis

Cannabis has been used for centuries for many different conditions. For years researchers have studied its therauetic potential for diseases such as Parkinson’s, cancer and multiple sclerosis, among many others. This has been made possible by the fact that many countries have changed their legislation to be in favour of medicinal cannabis, thus enabling them […]

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Clinical trials with Medicinal Cannabis for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The term Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is used to describe two different conditions: Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Both are long-term conditions that cause chronic inflammation in the intestine that can result in severe damage to internal organs. While ulcerative colitis only affects the large intestine and anus, Crohn’s disease can occur in any part […]

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What is THCA?

The cannabis plant is made up of hundreds of components, known as cannbinoids, that each have their own therapeutic benefits. One of these components is tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, better known as THCA. It is the component of cannabis Sativa L, precursor of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), one of the most abundant cannabinoids in the variety of cannabis plants. […]

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Can cannabinoids help people struggling with drug addiction?

In a 2015 review of Cannabidiol as an Intervention for Addictive Behaviours drug addiction was described as ‘a chronically relapsing disorder characterized by the compulsive desire to use drugs and a loss of control over consumption’.[1] The things most commonly associated with addiction are drugs, nicotine, alcohol and gambling, but really you can become addicted […]

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Can Cannabidiol help reduce blood pressure?

As the blood pumps around the body it travels through the blood vessels and can do so with varying intensity. If blood circulates through the blood vessels at a high speed it can cause high blood pressure and even heart attacks and strokes. There are many factors or symptoms that cause blood pressure to fluctuate, […]

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THCa and its effects

THCA (tetrahydrocannabinolic acid) is the non-psychoactive form of THC, which can convert to THC when it is decarboxylated. There are many researches which investigate the medical effectiveness of THCA on diseases like epilepsy, chronical pain, digestive disorders and many more. Tetrahydrocannabinolic acidcan only be found in a fresh undried Cannabis plant, because once the plant […]

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Developing a consensus about medical cannabis-based therapies

The legal status of the cannabis plant has made it difficult for studies and investigations to demonstrate its beneficial properties to treat many pathologies. This has led to a lack of scientific review on the efficiency of cannabinoid therapy for cannabinoid use compared to other modes of consumption of the Cannabis Sativa L plant. For […]

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6 types of pain that can be treated with medical cannabis

It has been confirmed that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are two components of the cannabis plant that bring about the most health benefits. The studies published to date have shown that many types of pain that exist can be treated with medical cannabis. There are therefore more and more countries that want to change […]

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Cannabibiol has been taken off the WADA Prohibited Substances List

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced that from the 1st of January 2018 Cannabidiol will no longer be on the prohibited substances list. WADA was established in 1999 as an international independent agency that focuses their efforts on scientific research, education, developing anti-doping techniques as well as creating (in 2004) monitoring the World Anti-Doping Code […]

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5 cannabinoids that are not as well known

Apart from CBD, THC or even CBC, there are other cannabinoids that are not as well-known, but that also possess interesting therapeutic benefits. In this post we will talk about the other components of the plant. THCv – Tetrahydrocannabivarin THCv acts together with cannabis, however it does not possess any psychoactive properties unlike THC. Among […]

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