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More evidence of CBD's potential in addressing opioid Abuse

University of Mississippi researchers have found more evidence that cannabidiol could be a powerful tool in addressing opioid medicine abuse and addiction.

Psychiatry researcher explains the ‘real and urgent need’ for more research into medical marijuana

Even though pain and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are among the most common reasons people use medical marijuana in the U.S., there isn’t much proof cannabis works for either one of these conditions.

Cannabidiol may boost blood levels of common seizure drugs

Cannabidiol (Epidiolex) may alter blood levels of several commonly used antiepileptic drugs in adults and children, according to an open-label study published in Epilepsia.

Medical cannabis' effects on CTE in athletes

Several studies conducted over the past few years on American football players have detected a degenerative brain disease.

Intiva BioPharma Submits a Request to the FDA for a Pre-Investigational New Drug Meeting

Intiva BioPharma submitted a request for a meeting with the FDA to discuss the development of an injectable product for use in the acute treatment during following exposure to organophosphorous nerve agents.

Long-term marijuana users show dampened stress response

Chronic marijuana users show lower subjective stress and salivary cortisol levels than non-users when placed under two stress conditions, study finds.

Endocannabinoid System

Everything you need to know about your endocannabinoid system

If you're a newcomer to cannabis, the endocannabinoid system may be confusing. Welcome to Marijuana 101: All about your ECS.

Nearly half of people who use cannabidiol products stop taking traditional medicines

The largest survey on cannabidiol or CBD usage to date found that women were more likely than men to use CBD and once they started using it, were likely to drop their traditional medicine.

The biology of cannabis vs. opioids for pain relief

To fight the opioid epidemic, there needs to be a substitute that is more safe, effective, and accessible. How exactly does cannabis work to block pain?

Zelda Therapeutics expands breast cancer research

Zelda is bio-pharmaceutical company focused on a series of clinical and pre-clinical programs utilising cannabinoid-based medicines.