Marijuana Terpenes Are ‘As Effective As Morphine’ For Pain Relief And Have Fewer Side Effects, New Study Finds

A new federally funded study into the effects of cannabis terpenes suggests that the compounds could be “potential therapeutics for chronic neuropathic pain,” finding that an injected dose of the compounds produced a “roughly equal” reduction in pain markers when compared to a smaller dose of morphine. Terpenes also appeared to enhance the efficacy of morphine when given in combination. Unlike with morphine, however, none of the studied terpenes produced a meaningful reward response, the...

Federal Study Finds Cannabis Beneficial for PTSD Treatment

For veterans diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and looking for alternative ways to treat it, the first FDA-regulated study on the benefits of smoked cannabis yielded favorable results this year. In a placebo-controlled, double-blind study published on March 17 in PLOS ONE, the peer-reviewed journal specified levels of improvement among participants using smoked cannabis blends with a 9 percent THC concentration. The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies...

The old saying is laughter in the best medicine – science proves it and marijuana helps make it happen.

Nothing changes you mentally and physically than a solid belly laugh. Spending time chuckling lifts you up and science confirms it is good for you. Studies confirm laughter is good for you and has a clear impact on the physical and mental state of mind. For some people, and at times most people, laughter doesn’t come near enough. Science confirms it is important and marijuana helps it come more naturally. The good thing with laughter is it has short and long term benefits. Some of the...

Marijuana Throughout History

In today's discourse, marijuana is often a subject of controversy, but its history stretches back thousands of years, entwined with the evolution of human civilization. From its ancient origins to its modern resurgence, the story of marijuana is a fascinating journey through cultures, politics, and perceptions.   Ancient Origins: The use of cannabis dates back to ancient times, with evidence of its consumption found in archaeological sites across Asia, Africa, and Europe. In China, hemp fibers...

Unraveling Cannabis’s Therapeutic Potential: A Deep Dive into the Entourage Effect

In a recent scientific literature review published in the journal Molecules, researchers delved into the collaborative interactions among various chemical compounds in marijuana. The study argues that beyond the well-known THC and CBD, understanding the complex relationships between cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids, and other molecules is crucial for unlocking the complete therapeutic potential of cannabis—a phenomenon referred to as the "entourage effect." The Overlooked Players: The study...

Federally funded reattach locates reason for “The Munchies”

For the first time, a federally funded study conducted by researchers at Washington State University (WSU) has pinpointed the specific neural activity in the brain triggered by marijuana use that leads to the phenomenon known as the “munchies.”

CBD Oil Extends Strawberry’s Shelf Life And Stops Mold Growth

For the first time, a federally funded study conducted by researchers at Washington State University (WSU) has pinpointed the specific neural activity in the brain triggered by marijuana use that leads to the phenomenon known as the “munchies.”

About Munchies

For the first time, a federally funded study conducted by researchers at Washington State University (WSU) has pinpointed the specific neural activity in the brain triggered by marijuana use that leads to the phenomenon known as the “munchies.”

CBD May Help Prevent And Alleviate Alzheimer’s Disease, Study Finds

A new study has found that CBD may have the potential to prevent and alleviate Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) impacts over 6 million patients in the United States and currently lacks a market-available cure, although there are medications that can provide temporary relief by alleviating symptoms. Read the full article here: https://www.cannabisbusinessexecutive.com/2023/11/cbd-may-help-prevent-and-alleviate-alzheimers-disease-study-finds/

Medical Marijuana: Potential Benefits and Key Considerations

THC and CBD, active compounds of marijuana, have been studied for their potential therapeutic effects on a variety of symptoms and chronic medical conditions. Although it may offer relief for some individuals, it is important to note that it should be used under the guidance of a medical professional considering its potential side effects and legal considerations. This being said, the use of medical marijuana can alleviate symptoms and conditions such as: Chronic Pain: Both THC and CBD have...