Category: Studies

Daily Marijuana Use Surpasses Daily Alcohol Consumption for the First Time in the US

Recent data reveals a significant trend in the U.S.: daily or near-daily marijuana use has surpassed the number of people who consume alcohol at the same frequency. This milestone was highlighted in a recent study conducted at Carnegie Mellon University. For the first time in 2022, those frequently using marijuana outnumbered regular heavy drinkers. Jonathan …

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Study Says CBD is a “Promising Tool for Refractory Epilepsy in Pediatric Patients”

The cannabis-compound cannabidiol (CBD) is a promising option for treating refractory epilepsy in pediatric patients, according to a new study. The study, titled “Use of Cannabidiol in the Treatment of Drug-Refractory Epilepsy in Children and Young Adults: A Systematic Review”, was conducted by researchers at the Rafael Nuñez University Corporation in Colombia and published in …

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Study: Cannabis Oil Led to Long-Term Improvements in Chronic Pain Patients

The use of cannabis oil containing both THC and CBD “demonstrated a modest overall long-term improvement in chronic pain and related symptoms and a reasonable safety profile”, according to a new study. The study was published in the journal PAIN Reports, in addition to being published online by the US National Library of Medicine. The …

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Study Finds Marijuana Enhances Orgasm Frequency and Satisfaction in Women with Female Orgasmic Disorder

A recent study published in the journal Sexual Medicine reveals promising results for women who struggle with achieving orgasms. The study, titled “Assessment of the effect of cannabis use before partnered sex on women with and without orgasm difficulty,” found that cannabis significantly improves the sexual experiences of women facing orgasmic disorders. The study was …

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Study Finds Fewer Young Adults (18 to 25) Drive Impaired Following Marijuana Legalization

Washington State legalizing recreational marijuana did not lead to an increase in the percentage of young people driving under the influence of either cannabis or alcohol, finds a new study. The study was published in the recent issue of the journal Prevention Science, and it was conducted by researchers at the University of Washington. The study …

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Randomized Clinical Trial Finds CBD is Effective at Treating Acute Toothaches

According to a study published in the journal Evidence-Based Dentistry, a purified CBD formulation, known commercially as Epidiolex, significantly alleviates acute toothache symptoms. This finding comes from a placebo-controlled clinical trial involving 61 participants experiencing moderate to severe dental pain. The study was conducted by researchers at the University Hospital Crosshouse in Scotland, and the …

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Study Finds Psilocybin “Elicits Robust, Rapid and Sustained Antidepressant-Like Effects”

The results of a new study using an animal model “demonstrate that psilocybin elicits robust, rapid and sustained antidepressant-like effects”. The study was published in the recent issue of the Journal of Psychopharmacology, and it was conducted by researchers at the Beijing Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, the Inner Mongolia Traditional Chinese and Mongolian Medical …

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In Study of Topical Cannabis to Treat Inflammatory Diseases “All Patients Showed Pain Relief After Two Months of Follow-Up”

In a recent study researchers observed notable pain relief in patients using topical cannabis for various inflammatory diseases. The study was published in the journal Revista Alergia México and is available online through the United States National Library of Medicine. The research aimed to explore the effectiveness of cannabis as a topical analgesic for patients diagnosed …

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Study Finds Cannabis Might Be Useful in Patients With Neurodegenerative Disorders

In a groundbreaking study published by the journal Neurodegenerative Disease Management, researchers from Australia have shed light on the potential of medicinal cannabis in managing neurodegenerative disorders. “Currently, there exist no curative treatments for neurodegenerative disorders”, states the study. “Recently, there has been a resurgence of interest in the use of medicinal cannabis to improve …

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Study: THC Associated With Increased Survival Time in Palliative Cancer Patients

According to the findings of a newly published study, the use of “THC is associated with a significant increase in survival time in ambulatory palliative patients”. Conducted by researchers in Germany, the study titled The Use of Tetrahydrocannabinol Is Associated with an Increase in Survival Time in Palliative Cancer Patients: A Retrospective Multicenter Cohort Study …

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