Cannabis research and studies

Local Company Provides $1.85M to Ohio University for Cannabis Research
Black Elk Biotech, an Ohio-based company, has recently awarded Ohio University with $1.85 million to study the medical benefits that can be received from cannabis and some other natural products.
Apr 24, 2017 12:20 PM
People Who Are Obsessed With Tanning May Be at Risk for Drug Addiction
Summertime is coming in the Northern hemisphere, and very soon, the beaches will be full of people who want to get the perfect tan. However, there are always two kinds of people there: those who just want to chill on the seashore and catch a little bit of sun and those consumed by the desire to become a golden god or goddess.
Apr 21, 2017 12:15 PM
Is There Connection Between Cannabis Consumption and Motivation?
The stereotype about sleepy stoners hanging out on the couch the whole day and doing nothing has been proved wrong long ago. Not all strains provide you with a lazy high. Some of them are real mines of motivation and inspiration. However, the science behind the impact of cannabis on your motivation is still unclear. Let us look at this issue closer.
Apr 17, 2017 12:05 PM
How Can Medical Cannabis Help With Huntington’s Disease?
The healing properties of cannabis are quite impressive. In addition to a plethora of illnesses treated with cannabinoids, researchers have also revealed the potential benefits of medical marijuana for relieving the symptoms of Huntington’s disease.
Apr 14, 2017 12:25 PM
Why Does Marijuana Give Us Chills?
The feeling of slight shivers is one of those minor cannabis side effects that every stoner faces from time to time. That is why getting under a warm blanket feels so good. Does marijuana really lower the temperature of our bodies and should we be concerned about this effect?
Apr 12, 2017 12:20 PM
First Global Cannabis Research Center Opens in Israel
Israel has a leading role in studying medical marijuana in the world. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem has recently confirmed this position by opening the first global cannabis research center.
Apr 11, 2017 12:10 PM
Marijuana and Testosterone: Is There Any Negative Impact?
There is currently a hot debate among researchers on the existence of a link between marijuana and testosterone levels. Numerous studies result in controversial findings, though most of them conclude that marijuana does not cause any irreversible damage to male fertility. Here is what science can say about the effect of weed on your testosterone level.
Apr 4, 2017 12:10 PM
Combination of Alcohol and Marijuana Leads to Lower Grades
Scientists have spent a lot of time studying all possible effects of alcohol and marijuana on teens and children. The recent research showed that the combination of these two substances could lead to a decline in college performance and grades in students.
Mar 31, 2017 12:25 PM
Oxford University to Invest Millions in Development of New Cannabis Treatment
Oxford University has recently announced the launch of a $12 million research project on the medicinal properties of cannabis. A group of scientists will study the benefits of cannabinoids and try to create new marijuana-based treatments for a number of ailments, including cancer, inflammation, and chronic pain.
Mar 28, 2017 12:05 PM
Israeli Company Develops Vaporizers for Medical Cannabis Patients
An Israeli company Kanabo Research wants to turn vaporizers from mostly recreational gadgets to medical devices. The company works on releasing its first medical vaporizer called VapePod. Kanabo is also developing a series of medical cannabis formulations for vaporizers.
Mar 24, 2017 12:20 PM
5 Cannabinoids (Beside THC and CBD) You Should Know About
Most medical cannabis patients are familiar with THC and CBD—the two most common chemical compounds you can find in a cannabis plant. But there are a lot more to cannabis: MJWellness will tell you about five cannabinoids that are less famous but still extremely beneficial to our health.
Mar 16, 2017 12:10 PM
5 Most Visible Short-Term Effects of Marijuana Use on Your Brain
Every pot consumer can confirm that marijuana influences their brain activity. The herb makes people experience a high or at least a temporary mood improvement. It also can change your heart rate, memory state, and attention level. But what does science say about the short-term effects of marijuana use on your brain?
Mar 10, 2017 12:30 PM
3 Most Visible Long-Term Effects of Marijuana Use on Your Brain
Does your brain experience a weed impact long after the high wears off? What are the long-term effects of marijuana on the human brain?
Mar 8, 2017 12:10 PM
Pediatricians Warn About Potential Cannabis Harm for Teenagers
Cannabis is currently included in the treatment for a wide range of ailments. Although marijuana can eliminate some conditions in adults, teen usage of the herb can be very risky. An influential group of healthcare professionals is warning everyone of the dangers of weed use by kids under the age of 21.
Mar 1, 2017 12:10 PM
Why is Synthetic Cannabis Dangerous to Human Health? New Study Explains
​A new study published in the journal Trends in Pharmacological Sciences analyzed the effects of synthetic cannabis on the human health. Researchers warn cannabis users of the dangerous and fatal effects synthetic cannabis can have.
Feb 21, 2017 12:10 PM
Colorado Approves Using Hemp in Animal Feed Study
Hemp has been used in the production of textiles, paper, and cordage for hundreds of years. Currently, it is usually cultivated as a source of raw materials that can be transformed into many products. Hemp flowers and seeds are used in organic body care, numerous kinds of health foods, and the light industry. The agricultural sector is also likely to benefit from hemp cultivation: Colorado authorities have recently approved a study on hemp animal feed.
Feb 20, 2017 12:10 PM
Does Weed Kill Brain Cells? Israeli Scientists to Find Out Soon
When it comes to medical cannabis, Israel is among the leaders in both research and regulation.
Jan 31, 2017 12:10 PM
Australia Launches New Cannabis Study for Treating Pancreatic Cancer
Australia is becoming one of the most promising centers of cannabis research. The University of Sidney in cooperation with Chris O’Brein Lifehouse recently started the world’s first clinical trial of treating cancer with cannabis. The trial is set to test the herb’s effects on vomiting and nausea caused by chemotherapy in eighty patients. Now, another group of researchers from Perth will study whether or not cannabis can help treat pancreatic cancer.
Jan 30, 2017 12:10 PM
Is Cannabis Associated With Weight Gain?
A known fact about marijuana is that it causes munchies. Besides, doctors also prescribe the plant to improve appetite. That is why cannabis is often connected to obesity in later life. However, a new study shows that long-term cannabis use does not affect our weight.
Jan 27, 2017 12:10 PM
National Academies Publish Monumental Marijuana Research Report
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has recently published its review of more than 10,000 marijuana research studies, which were conducted since 1999. Here we offer a brief recap of the review's findings on the health benefits of cannabis and cannabinoids.
Jan 23, 2017 12:10 PM