Here’s What Happens If You Smoke Cannabis For A Year to Relieve Chronic Pain

After the one-year study, patients reported a significant reduction of discomfort and an increased quality of life in (aka, they were a lot happier because they weren’t in as much pain, prior to the cannabis use), when compared to the control group. Continue reading Here’s What Happens If You Smoke Cannabis For A Year to Relieve Chronic Pain

Study: Cannabinoid Use in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis Pain

Not only do these results add to previous evidence suggesting that cannabinoid therapies may be useful in the treatment of pain (e.g chronic and neuropathic pain, as well as pain resulting specifically from osteoarthritisand rheumatoid arthritis) and inflammation, but according to the researchers, they also “provid[e] a neurobiological basis for analgesic effects of the CB2 receptor” (i.e. the effect of cannabinoid therapies on pain are unlikely to merely be a result of emotion regulation). Continue reading Study: Cannabinoid Use in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis Pain

THCV: The Sports Car of Cannabinoids

Extracting cannabinoids in preparation for liquid chromatography (LC) analysis. The cannabis plant makes most cannabinoids, like THC, CBD, and CBC, out of CBG-A. CBGV-A appears in the plant much more rarely, and forms similar cannabinoids, except they only have 3 carbon tails (c3), instead of the more common 5 carbon tail (c5). These 3 carbon tailed cannabinoids are referred to as ‘varins’, such that the … Continue reading THCV: The Sports Car of Cannabinoids

Medical Marijuana: Much More Than Just THC and CBD

Share this Post For years now Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been the most popular and widely researched cannabinoid in cannabis science. However, nowadays it seems like cannabidiol (CBD) has stolen the spotlight given its ability to provide therapeutic relief to children suffering from various epileptic disorders, while lacking the psychotropic effects (i.e. high) of THC. It’s even gotten to the point that state legislature are passing laws … Continue reading Medical Marijuana: Much More Than Just THC and CBD

Five Scientific Conclusions About Cannabis That The Mainstream Media Doesn’t Want You To Know

While studies touting the purported dangers of cannabis are frequently pushed by the federal government and, therefore, all but assured mainstream media coverage, scientific conclusions rebutting pot propaganda or demonstrating potential positive aspects of the herb often tend to go unnoticed. Here are five recent examples of scientific findings about pot that the mainstream media (and the Feds) don’t want you to know about. 1. … Continue reading Five Scientific Conclusions About Cannabis That The Mainstream Media Doesn’t Want You To Know

Does Cannabis Ease Chronic Pain Better Than Opioids?

Some patients who deal with chronic pain reported taking cannabis along with their prescribed medication Cannabis can ease chronic pain more effectively than conventional medicines, according to a new study likely to flame the debate on the medical use of marijuana. Researchers from the Australian National Drug and Alcohol Centre found that patients with chronic pain who used the drug said it eased their symptoms better … Continue reading Does Cannabis Ease Chronic Pain Better Than Opioids?

Study: Legalizing Medical Marijuana Leads to Fewer Prescription Drug Overdose Deaths

Health Impact News Editor Comments The medical cannabis issue is a complicated one to understand, and we encourage readers to read our overview on the topic here: Medical Cannabis: The REAL Reason the Government Wants to Keep it Banned Here at Health Impact News we support health freedom and use of any natural products that have curative properties without government regulation. We are not supporting … Continue reading Study: Legalizing Medical Marijuana Leads to Fewer Prescription Drug Overdose Deaths