Cannabis Use Beneficial for Fibromyalgia Patients – Study

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Patients suffering from fibromyalgia frequently use cannabis to treat the disease’s symptoms, and most find success doing so, according to a study published in the journal Pain Research and Treatment. In this peer-reviewed study researchers surveyed over 2,700 fibromyalgia patients, and 84% reported consuming cannabis, and found that “Pain relief was reported by 94 percent of cannabis consumers, while 93 … Read More

Cannabis Use Beneficial for Fibromyalgia Patients – Study

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Patients suffering from fibromyalgia frequently use cannabis to treat the disease’s symptoms, and most find success doing so, according to a study published in the journal Pain Research and Treatment. In this peer-reviewed study researchers surveyed over 2,700 fibromyalgia patients, and 84% reported consuming cannabis, and found that “Pain relief was reported by 94 percent of cannabis consumers, while 93 percent reported improved sleep … Read More

CBD Significantly Reduces Seizure Frequency – Study

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Epilepsy patients administered a CBD extract experience a significant reduction in seizures over an extended period of time, according to research published in the journal Epilepsy & Behavior. Investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham assessed the long-term daily administration of Epidiolex in a cohort of 132 patients with intractable epilepsy, reports NORML. Authors state that subjects experienced “significant … Read More

CBD Significantly Reduces Seizure Frequency – Study

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Epilepsy patients administered a CBD extract experience a significant reduction in seizures over an extended period of time, according to research published in the journal Epilepsy & Behavior. Investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham assessed the long-term daily administration of Epidiolex in a cohort of 132 patients with intractable epilepsy, reports NORML. Authors state that subjects experienced “significant improvements” in … Read More

Cannabis Dispensaries Close To Schools Not Linked With Increased Teen Use – Study

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The placement of medical cannabis dispensaries close to schools doesn’t increase teen usage rates, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. According to a report by NORML, researchers from UC San Diego examined the association between the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries in school neighborhoods and teen use patterns in California. They found: “The distance from … Read More

Cannabis Dispensaries Close To Schools Not Linked With Increased Teen Use – Study

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The placement of medical cannabis dispensaries close to schools doesn’t increase teen usage rates, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. According to a report by NORML, researchers from UC San Diego examined the association between the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries in school neighborhoods and teen use patterns in California. They found: “The distance from school … Read More

Medical Cannabis Legalization Associated With Fewer Workplace Fatalities, Finds Study

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Laws that authorize the legal distribution of medical cannabis are associated with declines in fatal workplace accidents, according to research published by The International Journal of Drug Policy. Investigators with Montana State University, Colorado State University, and American University in Washington, DC assessed the relationship between the enactment of medical cannabis laws and workplace accidents during the years 1992 to … Read More

Report: U.S. CBD Market Grew 40% in 2017, to Grow to $2 Billion by 2022

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New Frontier Data, a global authority in data, analytics and business intelligence on the cannabis industry, has released The CBD Report: 2018 Industry Outlook. In this report, New Frontier Data estimates that the U.S. CBD industry grew by nearly 40 percent in 2017, reaching $367 million in sales across hemp-derived and marijuana-derived markets. This marks the first year that sales … Read More

Study Finds Marijuana Use Associated With Improvements in Insomnia Patients

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Marijuana consumption reduces the self-perceived severity of insomnia symptoms, finds a new study published by the journal Medicines. For the study, titled Effectiveness of Raw, Natural Medical Cannabis Flower for Treating Insomnia under Naturalistic Conditions, researchers assessed the influence of marijuana use on perceived insomnia severity levels in 409 subjects. Participants recorded real-time ratings of their symptom severity on a … Read More

The Top 10 r/Trees Posts of All Time

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Here’s a look at the most liked posts ever made on the popular subReddit r/Trees. With tens of millions of active users, Reddit has quickly become an internet powerhouse. Among the sea of thousands of various subReddits, one has become the clear voice of the marijuana community: r/Trees. With over 1.17 million subscribers, r/Trees is the most popular marijuana subReddit, … Read More