Several substances besides tobacco are inhaled for recreational purposes, including marijuana, crack cocaine, amyl and butyl nitrites, heroin, methamphetamine, and phencyclidine.
For patients with chronic, non-cancer pain, traditional pain-relieving medications include opioids, which have shown benefits but are associated with increased risks of addiction and adverse effects. Medical cannabis has emerged as a treatment alternative for managing these patients and there has been a rise in the number of randomized clinical trials in recent years; therefore, a systematic review of the evidence was warranted.
As the global death toll continues to rise from the coronavirus pandemic and anxiety for Americans escalates along with the unemployment rate, operators of cannabis dispensaries across the country have reported that business is booming.
MORENO VALLEY, Calif. — With scientists around the world working overtime to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus, former NFL offensive lineman Kyle Turley said something already exists to help combat the pandemic.
Despite the US Presidential election still being almost eight months away, Party Candidate elections mean that candidates’ policies are already gaining a lot of interest. Policies on Cannabis are particularly among the frontrunners of the Democratic candidacy as they represent a stark difference of opinion on the issue of legalisation.
While Canadians are stockpiling cannabis and practicing social distancing, now is as good of a time as ever to get creative with your stash.
The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a lipid signalling system, comprising of the endogenous cannabis-like ligands (endocannabinoids) anandamide (AEA) and 2-arachidonoylglycerol (2-AG), which derive from arachidonic acid.
In Michigan, marijuana sales have been declared an essential industry, meaning cannabis dispensaries have been allowed to stay open for business. But in Sheridan, Montcalm County, the green stuff is being given away for free to anyone who can prove they served in the military or were on Social Security disability.
The opioid epidemic has spurred investigations for nonopioid options, yet limited research persists on medical marijuana’s (MMJ) efficacy in managing cancer-related symptoms.
Restaurants and bars have to close their dine-in options, but grocery stores and pharmacies can stay open. So where does that leave Michigan cannabis retailers as more state-mandated restrictions over coronavirus go into effect?