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Phase 2 Psilocybin Therapy Trial For Patients With Treatment-Resistant PTSD: Latest Findings

Cannabis company Creso Pharma COPHF’s wholly-owned psychedelics subsidiary Halucenex Life Sciences Inc. shared promising early findings on its ongoing Phase 2 clinical trial assessing the efficacy of psilocybin on treatment-resistant PTSD. The single-a…

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How Cannabis May Ease ‘Chemo Brain’ And Improve Sleep For Cancer Patients

Angela Bryan had been studying cancer prevention for years and had just started studying cannabis use among cancer patients when, in 2017, her personal and professional lives collided in a way she’d never imagined: She was diagnosed with breast cancer….

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Worms Crave Junk Food After Consuming Cannabis, Study Suggests

Worms soaked in cannabinoid found to have stronger preference than usual for higher-calorie foods. It is not just humans that get the munchies: worms also display the same craving for their favourite snacks after consuming cannabis, new research has fo…

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I Got High For Science: Inside A Human Trial With Cannabis Processor Nextleaf

When Canada legalized marijuana, the Cannabis Act made it clear: in order for a company to test their products on humans at the development stage—that is, have subjects sample them before releasing them to consumers—it must be granted an additional cla…

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Father Of Cannabis Research Plans A New Revolution Nearly 60 Years Later

“The more we checked, the more we saw that we have a new potential alternative to probably two of the most horrible diseases you can find today.” In 1963, Prof. Raphael Mechoulam sent shockwaves through the scientific world when he became the first sci…

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Largest Human Trial To Date Will Review Safety Of Full Spectrum Hemp Products

As is the case in the United States, Europe lacks sufficiently reliable scientific data to support the safety of products infused with full spectrum hemp extract. In January 2019, the European Union (EU) reclassified extracts of cannabis sativa L. and …

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Does Lighting Influence Chemical Profiles In Cannabis?

Do cucumbers prefer blue light during flowering? How is the chemical profile of a cannabis plant influenced by the duration of exposure to infrared light? Believe it or not, these are the kinds of questions farmers often find themselves asking. As cann…

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Medicinal Cannabis Mouthwash Could Help Combat COVID-19

Igor and Olga Kovalchuk have spent roughly four years working with cannabis strains from around the world to create new hybrids that demonstrate certain therapeutic properties. With the on-set of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Lethbridge biol…

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New Jersey Marijuana Stuck In Limbo

Canopy Growth has promoted David Culver, naming him the company’s new VP of government relations. Culver spent 16 years at the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States before joining Canopy Growth. California cannabis brand Papa & Barkley has…

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New Study Shows Cannabis Reduces Inflammatory ‘Storms’ Caused By COVID-19

A promising new study out of Canada offers data that some cannabis strains help reduce a specific type of inflammatory distress—called a “cytokine storm”—that proceeds severe cases of acute respiratory distress due to COVID-19. In a study conducted by …