Cannabis and Mental Health: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) To avoid the side-effects from traditional medications, some ADHD patients are using cannabis. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurological condition that can considerably impact one’s daily life. The disorder has the ability to affect attention spans and behavior, as well as trigger bouts of hyperactivity. As … Continue reading

Can Cannabis Help with Crohn’s Disease? Can cannabis help with the symptoms of Crohn’s disease? This is a popular question, with a myriad of articles claiming that cannabinoid-rich oil can bring relief—or even a cure—to those diagnosed with the disease. Claims like these sound enticing and exciting, but is there truth to them? Is there research … Continue reading

Researchers Study How to Treat Cannabis Addiction With More Cannabis A pioneering study from University College London researchers has found that CBD extracts can help people quit or reduce their dependence on cannabis The solution to cannabis dependency might simply be more cannabis. That’s according to a new study from researchers at University College London, … Continue reading

A ‘Significant’ Number Of Patients Stopped Taking Benzodiazepines After Starting Medical Marijuana Nearly half of patients using marijuana to help with their respective medical conditions stopped taking prescribed benzodiazepines, a new study reports. “Within a cohort of 146 patients initiated on medical cannabis therapy, 45.2% patients successfully discontinued their pre-existing benzodiazepine therapy,” the study’s authors … Continue reading

Wellness Products Take Off in the Growing Recreational Cannabis Market With the rise of adult-use cannabis, experts see medicinal marijuana dominated by two distinct markets: wellness products and government-approved medicines. Is the U.S. medical marijuana industry doomed? Amid news reports suggesting that MMJ markets are plateauing or shrinking in some states—particularly those that have approved … Continue reading

Are the Feds Changing Their Tune Toward Cannabis? There are growing signs the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and federal authorities could be changing their attitudes and policies toward cannabis, potentially paving the way for more studies and additional opportunities for partnerships. Those signs include: Passage of the 2018 Farm Bill legalizing hemp.The FDA’s … Continue reading