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The discovery of the fact that the human body contains an endocannabinoid system and subsequently produces chemical compounds similar in nature to the elements found in Cannabis has been a key factor in the advance in medical research regarding medicinal cannabis use.
Posted on December 20th, 2012 by David Cannafacts
Cannabis has long been known to be strongly linked to a range of related conditions including agoraphobia, social anxiety disorder and avoidant personality disorder. Sufferers of these conditions are demonstrated to be more likely than the general population to develop dependence on cannabis, as well as tobacco and alcohol. As with so many psychological and [...]
Posted on December 19th, 2012 by Seshata
Of the many Christian denominations, is it arguably the Roman Catholic Church that harbors the most intense dislike of cannabis. The late Pope John Paul II publicly spoke out against legalization on repeated occasions, reiterating the official position that there is no distinction between hard and soft drugs, and equating drug use to murder.Their position is [...]
Posted on December 17th, 2012 by Seshata
Woven into the fabric of the human body is an intricate system of proteins known as cannabinoid receptors that are specifically designed to process cannabinoids such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
Posted on November 29th, 2012 by David Cannafacts
Recent research supports the theory that cannabis can increase the risk of schizophrenia symptoms in users, but only those with a genetic predisposition to the condition. This may imply that there is no increased risk of schizophrenia for those who lack this predisposition. However, further research must be done before firm conclusions on the precise [...]
Posted on November 20th, 2012 by Seshata
By the time aggressive breast cancers begin to invade and metastasize surrounding tissue, survival and rehabilitation of the sufferer is highly unlikely. Very little is understood of the complex genetic processes at work during the final stages of the disease, and there are currently few treatment options available.
Posted on October 19th, 2012 by Seshata
Researchers at the University of Reading have discovered that three compounds found in cannabis can help to reduce and control seizures in epilepsy. Dr Ben Whalley, who is leading the research at the department of pharmacy at the University of Reading, said tests in animals had shown the compounds effective at preventing seizures and convulsions [...]
Posted on August 22nd, 2012 by Earl O'Frogherty
Researchers have discovered two cannabinoids that can increase the amount of energy the body burns. Although cannabis is better known for inducing hunger in those who smoke it, known as the munchies, scientists have found that it can also have an appetite suppressing effect after examining two compounds, called tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) and cannabidiol (CBD). [...]
Posted on August 7th, 2012 by Earl O'Frogherty
The Dutch government plans to classify cannabis containing more than 15% THC as a hard drug with an adverse effect on health. This was announced recently by Vice-Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Maxime Verhagen, who indicated that cannabis had “played a role in further damage to public health.” THC stands for Tetra Hydro Cannabinol, one [...]
Posted on October 21st, 2011 by Earl O'Frogherty
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