Category: Studies

Study Finds Cannabis Extracts “Have Great Ability for Preventing Breast Cancer” Growth

According to a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Toxicology in Vitro, cannabis-based extracts “have great abilities for preventing breast cancer cell metastasis in in vitro experiments.” “Breast cancer is the highest incidence of all types of cancer in women, and the cancer metastasis process accounts for a majority of cancer deaths”, states the …

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Study: THC/CBD Can Help Combat Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

A combination of the cannabis compounds THC and CBD is “an appropriate adjuvant agent to reduce chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in patients with gynecologic cancer who received high-emetogenic chemotherapy”, according to a newly published study. Conducted by researchers at the Royal Thai Air Force and Thammasat University Hospital, the objective of the study was to …

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Study Finds Marijuana Improves Symptoms of Young People At High Risk of Psychosis, Reduces Prescription Drug Use

According to a new study published in the journal Psychiatry Research, those with a clinical high risk for psychosis “who continuously used cannabis had higher neurocognition and social functioning over time, and decreased medication usage”. The study was published in the September, 2023 issue of the journal Psychiatry Research, and it was conducted by researchers …

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Study: CBD/CBG Promote Bone Healing in Fracture Patients, Effective in Treating Post-Fracture Pain

A new study “suggest CBD and CBG as therapeutic agents that can replace NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) in managing post-fracture pain”, and “at the same time, promote bone healing.” Published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, the study was conducted by researchers at the The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and Pennsylvania …

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Study: Medical Cannabis Decreases Symptoms of Neurological Disorders in 96% of Patients

In a new study the vast majority of patients with neurological disorders receive symptom relief from marijuana use. According to researchers “the purpose of this study was to investigate the quality of life of patients receiving medical cannabis.” One hundred patients receiving medical cannabis were given (a) a socio-demographic and clinical questionnaire, and (b) the …

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Marijuana Use Not Associated With Negative Survival Outcomes in Liver Transplant Patients, Finds Study

According to a new study a history of using marijuana is not associated with a decrease in survival rates among liver transplant patients, despite some marijuana users being denied such transplants. The study was conducted by researchers at the University of Ottawa and the University of British Columbia, and is published in the Canadian Liver …

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Study Finds 79% of Americans Believe Marijuana is As Safe or Safer Than Tobacco

A higher percentage of Americans than ever before believe marijuana is safer than tobacco, according to new research published in the journal JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) Network Open. “While rates of cigarette use are declining, more US adults are using cannabis”, states the study’s abstract. “Perceptions of safety are important drivers of substance use …

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Study: Marijuana Users About Half as likely to Develop Type 2 Diabetes


According to a study published in the journal Phytotherapy Research, adult marijuana users are considerably less likely than non-consumers to develop type 2 diabetes. For the study researchers from the Tabriz University of Medical Science conducted a meta-analysis covering more than 478,000 subjects. The study was conducted “to evaluate the association between cannabis use and …

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Study: Cannabidivarin (CBDV) May Help Prevent Neurobehavioral Alterations From Fragile X Syndrome


The marijuana compound cannabidivarin (CBDV) has therapeutic potential for preventing neurobehavioral alterations associated with Fragile X syndrome, according to new research. The research is published in the peer-reviewed journal Cells, with the title Early Administration of the Phytocannabinoid Cannabidivarin Prevents the Neurobehavioral Abnormalities Associated with the Fmr1-KO Mouse Model of Fragile X Syndrome. The study …

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Study: Marijuana Use Manages Opioid Cravings, Reduces Unregulated Opioid Use

The use of marijuana significantly reduces the use of unregulated opioids, according to a new study. The study, which can be found by clicking here, is being published in the September issue of the International Journal of Drug Policy. It was conducted by researchers at the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use, the University of …

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