The effects of cannabis: is it dangerous?

Cannabis can be used for recreational purposes, but it is highly used for its medicinal properties too. However, ‘cannabis overdose’ or the adverse effects of cannabis can be an argued topic given that different people, even professionals, may have different views on this, or it can be completely subjective to the person on how [...]

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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Promising results on the use of cannabis on Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptomology

Medicinal cannabis is used today for a variety of illnesses and is showing positive results.  One of the ailments that people can suffer from is post-traumatic stress disorder, which affects the mental conditions of an individual.  A few studies have investigated the use of cannabis on Post-traumatic stress disorder providing more information and knowledge on [...]

World Cancer Day: What can medical cannabis do against cancer?

Every year on February 4, we celebrate World Cancer Day. An annual event created by the International Union Against Cancer (UICC) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness about the world's leading cause of death, cancer. The latest report published in 2018 by the International Agency for Research on Cancer [...]

The endocannabinoid system in the reproductive systems

There have been several researches carried out on finding the role of the endocannabinoid system in the reproductive systems.  It has been found that the endocannabinoid system is in fact crucial for a healthy and fertile reproductive system in both male and females.  To date, the ECS is considered a master system deeply involved [...]

How cannabinoids impact vision?

Vision, such as many functions of the body, is partly regulated by the endocannabinoid system. It is worth understanding the whole mechanism to take advantage of medical cannabis. Vision is partially regulated by the endocannabinoid system The light penetrates the eye through the anterior eye structure. It reaches photoreceptors located on the surface of the [...]

CBD could be used to reduce antibiotic resistance

Bacteria are single-celled organisms. Some are naturally present inside the body and contribute to its functionality. Antibiotics are drugs which are meant to fight bacterial infections. However, bacteria can develop resistance to the drug designed to kill them: this is called antibiotic resistance and it represents a serious issue, as illnesses that used to [...]

THC and CBD – What’s The Difference between these cannabinoids?

I remember when I first entered the world of medical cannabis. I could barely pronounce the word cannabinoid, let alone know the difference between two of its main constituents, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). But if one is to have a good chance of enjoying the therapeutic benefits of the cannabis plant, it’s important [...]

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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 Cannabis Market

Cannabis is no longer just about therapeutics. It is a whole cannabis market with a bright future ahead. Cannabis, Hemp, Marijuana… What is what? Hemp and marijuana are two varieties of Cannabis sativa. In US law, the main differences lie in their chemical composition – they both contain cannabidiol (CBD) but hemp does not [...]

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