Category: Studies

Study: Psilocybin Treatment Associated With “Clinically Significant Sustained Reduction in Depressive Symptoms”

In a new study a single dose of psilocybin was associated “with a clinically significant sustained reduction in depressive symptoms and functional disability”, with minimal side effects. Published by the American Medical Association, the objective of the study was to “evaluate the magnitude, timing, and durability of antidepressant effects and safety of a single dose …

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Clinical Trial: High-CBD Marijuana Doesn’t Negatively Impact Driving Performance, But THC Could be Detected Hours Later

Consuming high-CBD/low-THC marijuana doesn’t adversely impact driving abilities, but THC may be detected up to five hours after, according to clinical trial data published in the International Journal of Legal Medicine. Conducted by researchers at the  University of Basel, the aim of this “prospective, placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomized, cross-over study was to determine cannabinoid levels in …

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Inhaled Marijuana Leads to Symptom Improvement in Patients with Chronic Pouchitis, Finds Study

Patients with chronic pouchitis find sustained relief from the daily use of inhaled marijuana, according to a study published in the journal ACG Case Reports. The study is titled Cannabis Improves Clinical Outcomes and Quality of Life in Patients With Chronic Pouchitis, and it was conducted by researchers at Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, …

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Study: Medical Marijuana Legalization Associated With 18% Reduction in Foster Care Cases Related to Drug Abuse

States that legalize medical marijuana see a significant reduction in foster care cases related to drug abuse in the years that follow, according to a new study. Published by Research Square, the study was conducted by researchers at Georgia College and State University. For the study researchers investigated whether or not “states that legalize marijuana …

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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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