Medical marijuana shows early promise to lessen opioid use and potential abuse, suggests a systematic review of published studies being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019 annual meeting. However, much more rigorous scientific research must be done to determine if there truly are pain relief benefits to medical marijuana that can ease chronic pain and outweigh potential risks.
Researchers from the Addiction and Mental Health Group at the University of Bath, working with staff from King’s College London, UCL and the Australian Catholic University in Melbourne, say more needs to be done to make people aware of the levels of THC – the main psychoactive component – in the cannabis they are consuming.
The tea, which is legal due to the low volumes of the psychoactive ingredient of cannabis, is causing quite a stir in Fort William with customers – particularly some older women, popping in for a cup of the calming drink.
Darts legend Bobby George has called for “lifesaving” cannabis to be legalised, saying the drug is a “proper bit of kit”.
Police have branded plans which could see a cannabis club open in County Durham unhelpful in the fight against crime.
A mini cannabis farm was found in a resident’s home when he made a “bizarre” call to police about an alleged assault.
James Eames, 34, of Westhill Drive, Mansfield, claimed there would be “blood and bodies” in the house where he lived on the ground floor.
The headteacher of an infant school has sent a warning to all parents reminding them that cannabis is illegal in the UK, and children should not arrive with their clothes or bags smalling of the drug.
On Tuesday, MedMen Enterprises Inc., which sells legal cannabis in California and 11 other states, backed out of a blockbuster deal to buy PharmaCann, a Chicago-based marijuana company with operations in eight states.
I can also remember how uplifted I felt, opening that bathroom door and feeling the cool morning air on my face. The world was crisp and new, I could see every leaf on every tree, and my third eye was fully open. It felt right. I didn’t know it at the time, but cannabis would become my remedy for what ails me for life.
CBD or cannabidiol, a chemical compound of cannabis, is creating a wave of herbal revolution in the medical world. It has a promising ability to cure a wide array of diseases, both physical and psychological. The happy news is, some of the U.S states have legalized both recreational and medical cannabis, allowing the possibility for citizens to make the most out of the herb.