Category: Studies

Study Finds CBD Cream Reduces UVA-Induced Skin Damage

A new study being published in the upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and online ahead of print by the National Library of Medicine suggests that cannabidiol (CBD) cream may significantly reduce skin damage caused by Ultraviolet-A (UVA) radiation. The study was conducted by scientists George Washington University (DC), the …

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Top 10 Marijuana Studies Released So Far in 2024

We’re only in July, but 2024 has already been a solid year for marijuana research. With marijuana on the verge of being reschedule to Schedule III, researching marijuana and its compounds could soon become drastically easier. Despite this change not yet taking place, 2024 has still been an important year for marijuana-related research. With that …

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Study Finds Marijuana May Reduce Gastrointestinal Symptoms

A new study has found that marijuana significantly reduces the severity of gastrointestinal symptoms in patients. The study, titled Relief in Gastrointestinal Symptoms with Medical Marijuana Over 1 Year, was published in the journal Medical Cannabis and Cannabinoids, and it was published online by the US National Library of Medicine. Researchers say this “is the …

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New Study Finds CBD Oil Improves Symptoms in Children with Moderate to Severe Autism

A new study published in the journal Pharmaceuticals has found that high-CBD, full-spectrum cannabis extract can improve the symptoms of moderate to severe non-syndromic Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in children and adolescents. The study, titled “Clinical and Family Implications of Cannabidiol (CBD)-Dominant Full-Spectrum Phytocannabinoid Extract in Children and Adolescents with Moderate to Severe Non-Syndromic Autism …

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Study: Psilocybin May Help Treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

A recent study has shown promising results for the use of psilocybin in treating obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a highly prevalent disorder that causes serious disability, notes the study’s researchers. “Available treatments leave 40% or more of people with OCD significantly symptomatic”, leaving “an urgent need for novel therapeutic approaches.” For …

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Marijuana Shows Promise in Treating Tourette Syndrome, Study Finds

According to a recently published study, marijuana-based treatments could be beneficial for managing symptoms of Tourette syndrome. The study, titled Efficacy of Cannabis-Based Medicine in the Treatment of Tourette Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, was published online in the European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and ahead of print by the US National Library of Medicine. …

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Study: Legalizing Marijuana “Results in a Substantial Decrease in Rates of Intimate Partner Violence”

A recent study from Georgetown University has found that the legalization of recreational marijuana is associated with a significant decrease in intimate partner violence (IPV). Published by a researcher at Georgetown University, the study titled The Impact of Recreational Marijuana Legalization on Intimate Partner Violence utilizes data from the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) covering …

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Study Finds CBD Significantly Reduces Pain in Veterans

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of North Dakota and the Veteran Health Administration has revealed promising results regarding the use of cannabidiol (CBD) among veterans experiencing chronic pain. Published in the Journal of Addictive Diseases, the study highlights the potential benefits of CBD, despite federal restrictions and VA policies prohibiting its …

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Clinical Trial Finds Marijuana May Decrease Diabetes Risk

Those who consume marijuana have “healthier inflammatory cytokine profile, better insulin sensitivity, and higher levels of physical activity than nonusers,” all of which can be linked lower diabetes, according to an ongoing clinical trial presented at the 2024 annual American Diabetes Association 84th Scientific Sessions. In the findings from the ongoing SONIC trial, first reported by …

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Study: THC Shows Promise in Alleviating Pain in Sickle Cell Disease

A recent study published in the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics highlights the potential of the marijuana compound THC in managing pain associated with sickle cell disease. The study, titled “Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Alleviates Hyperalgesia in a Humanized Mouse Model of Sickle Cell Disease,” was published online ahead of print by the US National Library of …

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