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Scientists demonstrate the safety of utilising CBD and THC with opioids

A research team from the University of Texas has demonstrated that the safe use of CBD and THC with opioids is possible. What has this...
Promising tablet containing CBD reduces pain after shoulder surgery

Promising tablet containing CBD reduces pain after shoulder surgery

A new study finds that an oral tablet containing cannabidiol (CBD) effectively reduces pain after shoulder surgery with no safety concerns. Researchers from the Department...
cannabinoid distillates

Always Pure Organics: The power of tailor-made cannabinoid distillates

Always Pure Organics outlines the advantages of distillates and shares a collection of their tailor-made cannabinoid distillate products. According to Forbes.com the US CBD market...
Medical marijuana use could result in rapid onset cannabis use disorder

Medical marijuana use could result in rapid onset cannabis use disorder

Researchers discover that treating health problems with medical marijuana could lead to the development of cannabis use disorder (CUD). A new study, carried out by...
gateway drug

E-cigarettes may act as a “gateway drug” for cannabis use

A new study performed by researchers at Georgia State suggests that e-cigarettes are potentially a "gateway drug" for using cannabis, although this is significantly...
colon cancer treatment

Cannabis-based colon cancer treatment kill 90% of deadly cells

A new study performed by Cannabotech has demonstrated that the company's range of Integrative-Colon products may be an effective colon cancer treatment, killing 90%...
CBD in the UK

Major television campaign launched for CBD in the UK

BRITISH CANNABIS™ has successfully launched a major media campaign for CBD in the UK, a significant milestone for spreading awareness and changing perceptions about...
Brain stimulation for people with cannabis use disorder and schizophrenia

Brain stimulation for people with cannabis use disorder and schizophrenia

A new study has found that repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) benefits individuals with cannabis use disorder and schizophrenia by reducing intake by up...
driving after smoking cannabis

Study reveals dangers of driving after smoking cannabis

A comprehensive, two-year randomised trial has unveiled the effects of driving after smoking cannabis, illustrating the risks of getting behind the wheel under the...
cannabinol

Cannabinol found to protect against neurodegenerative diseases

Groundbreaking research has found that cannabinol (CBN), one of the less famous compounds of cannabis, may potentially aid in preventing and treating age-related neurodegenerative...
Building a viable hemp plant industry in Europe

Building a viable hemp plant industry in Europe

Lorenza Romanese, Managing Director of the European Industrial Hemp Association discusses the state of hemp production in Europe as well as the environmental and...
essential oils

Cephyra – The next evolution in essential oils

Leafcann® explains how its specialised, consumable GMP botanical extracts mark a new era for essential oils. The Cephyra® range is a new class of essential...
Cannabis users’ risk of deadly complications double after bleeding stroke

Cannabis users’ risk of deadly complications double after bleeding stroke

Amongst people with an aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (aSAH) stroke, a type of bleeding stroke, recent cannabis users were more than twice as likely to...
cannabis cultivation

The world’s first carbon-negative medical cannabis cultivation facility

The UK medical cannabis industry is set to become greener than ever, with the development of the world's first carbon-negative cannabis cultivation facility. Glass Pharms...
Using cannabis to manage symptoms of pregnancy and breastfeeding

Using cannabis to manage symptoms of pregnancy and breastfeeding

According to new research, more people are using cannabis to manage symptoms of pregnancy and breastfeeding, such as nausea, vomiting, mental health problems and...
Epileptic seizure frequency fell by 86% in kids treated with medicinal cannabis

Epileptic seizure frequency fell by 86% in kids treated with medicinal cannabis

A new study found that epileptic seizure frequency fell by an average of 86% amongst 10 children treated with whole-plant medicinal cannabis. Whole plant medicinal...
New report calls for UK to capitalise on potential £1.2 billion medical cannabis industry

New report calls for UK to capitalise on potential £1.2bn medical cannabis industry

A new report by drug policy reform advocacy group Volteface has revealed the UK is missing out on a potential £1.2bn medical cannabis industry...
cannabis industry

Fluence announce partnership with White Lion Holdings to revolutionise South African cannabis industry

Fluence by OSRAM (Fluence), a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, has announced a partnership with...
medical cannabis

The current landscape of medical cannabis in the United States

Dr Leigh Vinocur, Chief Medical Officer of cannabis consulting company Ananda Medical Practice and member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians, discusses the state...
edible essential oils

Leafcann edible essential oils range hits the market

Pioneers of the plant-based medicine industry Leafcann has announced that its new edible essential oils range is now available on the pharmaceutical market. The product...

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