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Wed
30
Sep

Medical cannabis: science and risk-based methodology

Independent consultancy NNE and venture advisory firm Volvér showcase the significance of science and risk in devising a manufacturing facility.

How can cannabis producers bring a high quality, reliable product onto the market? Morten Allesoe, Principal Consultant and Christian Carlsen, Venture Partner at independent consulting firm NNE, tell MCN about the importance of factoring in scientific evidence and risk awareness.

Wed
30
Sep

What are the Amazing Health Benefits of Hemp Extract and Oils?

Consumers test a plethora of all-natural products that address health conditions. Marketers provide details about the products and rave about them for all their health benefits. It is important for the individuals to review all the uses for the products and the ingredients of each selection.

With hemp extract, the products come from the cannabis plant, but they do not include THC or marijuana-based properties. It is an all-natural treatment for a multitude of conditions and could improve the person’s health dramatically. Reviewing all the amazing health benefits of hemp extract and oils shows consumers why trying the products could be beneficial.

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Tue
29
Sep

The Link Between Cannabis And Autoimmune Diseases

Scientific evidence regarding the role of the endocannabinoid system in the treatment of autoimmune diseases is just emerging, but cannabis seems to be a viable treatment. 

Tue
29
Sep

Study finds no detrimental effects of medical marijuana on cognitive function among older patients

New research from Israel found no significant effects of medical cannabis on cognitive function among middle-aged and older chronic pain patients. 

As the use of medical cannabis becomes more prevalent in a number of countries, the study’s authors set out to explore the possible detrimental effects of marijuana among patients aged 50 and over who use weed to treat chronic pain. 

The authors point out that multiple studies examining this relationship have been conducted for different age groups, however, the bulk of research has focused on the effects of cannabis on younger and developing brains.

Tue
29
Sep

THCV: The Cannabinoid That Can Help With Weight Loss

More than 113 cannabinoids have been discovered in the cannabis plant, including tetrahydrocannabivarin, or THCV. An obvious molecular cousin to the infamous euphoric tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), THCV offers distinct characteristics in the world of cannabinoids.

Mon
28
Sep

Cannabis Again Shows Promise For Migraineurs

Results of a recent survey indicate 30 percent of migraine sufferers in the U.S. and Canada have used cannabis to relieve migraine pain – and most found it useful.

Healthcare technology provider Healint surveyed 9,885 users of Migraine Buddy; the company’s global migraine tracking app. Of those who used cannabis, Healint says 82 percent  found it useful for reducing pain levels.

Mon
28
Sep

CBD For Self-Care And Treatment Of Anxiety

Everyone loves a little self-care, and right now, we probably all need to devote some extra time to ourselves to de-stress.

CBD (cannabidiol) and self-care seem like a match made in heaven. There are claims galore assuring you that adding CBD to your self-care routine will not only chill you out but it’ll do wonders for your anxiety. But what does the science say?

Mon
28
Sep

Petition Pushes for National Medical Cannabis Insurance For Canadians

A new healthcare technology company, Cannalogue, is launching a petition in their native land of Canada to get the Ministries of Health on board with providing national healthcare coverage for medical cannabis. 

Fri
25
Sep

New study warns of risks of prenatal cannabis exposure

Another study pointing to the adverse reactions that smoking cannabis during pregnancy might have on children was released this week.

This one claims the habit could lead to an increased risk of psychotic-like behaviors, as well as weaker cognitive abilities and other issues, during middle childhood.  

Fri
25
Sep

5 Things To Keep In Mind When Using Cannabis For Sleep

Cannabis and sleep go great together. Here’s a few things you should keep in mind when using the herb to help you rest.

Marijuana can be a great tool for sleep. Just talk to any friend who smokes weed at night or who found themselves nodding off in the middle of a party because the herb they smoked was a little too relaxing.

Anecdotal evidence from people with varying degrees of insomnia shows how effective marijuana can be for sleep by helping users feel relaxed and allowing them to achieve hours of uninterrupted rest.

Despite marijuana’s powerful sleep inducing effects, it’s important to understand that the relationship between cannabis and sleep isn’t as clear cut as so many believe it is.

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