Cannabis Research



The nation’s first federally approved study to see if medical marijuana can ease pain for those with terminal illnesses is under way. Advocates hope it will make patients less reliant on opioids. Source: This Hospice Is Hoping To Prove That Cannabis Can Make Dying Less Painful

This Hospice Is Hoping To Prove That Cannabis Can Make ...


In a recent study, researchers at Indiana University found evidence that the brain’s cannabis receptors may be used to treat chronic pain without the side effects associated with opioid-based pain relievers or medical marijuana. “The most exciting aspect of this research is the potential to produce the same therapeutic benefits […]

Potential chronic pain treatment without opioid or medical marijuana side ...





    In the late 1980s, receptors were found in the brain for THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the primary psychoactive component in marijuana. But since THC doesn’t naturally occur in the body, the presence of these receptors puzzled scientists. The mystery was solved a few years later with the discovery of arachidonylethanolamide, […]

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