Weed Science

A Quarter of Cancer Patients Receiving THC/CBD Capsules Had No Nausea or Vomiting

NEWS A quarter of cancer patients receiving THC/CBD capsules had no nausea or vomiting “Nausea and vomiting are among the most distressing and feared consequences of chemotherapy." By Angela Stelmakowich The phase II trial found an extra one in 10 patients at the Chris O'Brien Lifehouse cancer hospital who received capsules containing equal amounts of CBD and THC reported better control over their nausea and vomiting. / Photo: Shidlovski / iStock / Getty Images Plus

Article by Angela Stelmakowich, Growth Op Cannabis bests placebos for easing two common and debilitating side effects of chemotherapy, mainly nausea and vomiting, note preliminary results of what is being touted as a landmark clinical trial involving 81 cancer patients in Australia. Funded by the New South Wales Government and sponsored by the University of Sydney, the phase II trial ...

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What Should Pet Owners Know About Cannabis and CBD Products?

WELLNESS What should pet owners know about cannabis and CBD products? “We certainly recognize the potential opportunities that cannabis-derived compounds may offer and acknowledge the significant interest in these possibilities.” By Maria Loreto, The Fresh Toast Significant steps have been made over the years to validate some medicinal claims of cannabis, but much work needs to be done. / Photo: Jeng_Niamwhan / iStock / Getty Images Plus “We don’t know about co-administration with other medicines or risks to vulnerable human and animal populations.” / Photo: amedeeso / iStock / Getty Images Plus

Article by Maria Loreto, The Fresh Toast via Growth Op A lot has been said about CBD pet products and what they can do to tame anxiety and other stressors that pets experience. Anecdotal evidence indicates that at least some pet owners are happy with the cannabis products they’ve used on their pets, reporting that they put their pets at ...

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Cannabis Consumption Prior to Injury Could Improve Recovery Times for Trauma Victims

NEWS Cannabis consumption prior to injury could improve recovery times for trauma victims "Although preinjury use of marijuana does not improve survival in trauma patients, it may provide some improvement in outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury and those that are more severely injured." By Sam Riches FILE: Riley Cote of the Philadelphia Flyers and Eric Godard of the Pittsburgh Penguins fight during the first period at the Mellon Arena on December 15, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images If you’re a cannabis consumer who suffers a brain injury, you might recover faster than those who abstain from the plant, according to a study published in the Journal of Surgical Research.

Article by Sam Riches, Growth Op If you’re a cannabis consumer who suffers a brain injury, you might recover faster than those who abstain from the plant, according to a study published in the Journal of Surgical Research. “Although preinjury use of marijuana does not improve survival in trauma patients, it may provide some improvement in outcomes in patients with traumatic ...

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72% of Canadian Cannabis Users Say They Don’t Fit ‘Stoner’ Stereotype

72% of Canadian Cannabis Users Say They Don’t Fit ‘Stoner’ Stereotype Tue / Sep 15th by TG Branfalt 73ENGAGEMENTSFACEBOOKTWITTERLINKEDIN A survey of Canadian cannabis users found 72% say they don’t fit the “stoner” stereotype commonly depicted in movies and TV.

Article by TG Branfalt, Ganjapreneur A recent survey of Canadian cannabis users found 72 percent don’t believe they fit the ‘stoner’ stereotype, according to the poll conducted by cannabis brand Figr and market researcher Maru/Blue outlined by the Peace River Record Gazette. The vast majority of consumers from Ontario and British Columbia – 90 percent and 87 percent respectively – said ...

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Medical Cannabis Trial Underway for Australian Football Players With Chronic Pain

LIFE Medical cannabis trial underway for Australian football players with chronic pain Each of the patients, who were taking at least 60-milligrams of morphine a day for chronic pain, showed "significant improvement" in pain interference scores. By Sam Riches The trials are being conducted by Zelira Therapeutics, a medical cannabis company, and seek to demonstrate the efficacy of medical cannabis for patients who traditionally rely on opioids for chronic pain. Photo: AFL Instagram

Article by Sam Riches, Growth Op For Australian football player Ryan Gale, his previous years of athletic glory have been replaced by a harsh new reality. Gales lives with chronic pain due to his injuries and required a hip replacement at just 33-years-old. “I don’t think I ever went one week without pain somewhere,” Gale told 7NEWS. Now Gale and other ex-athletes ...

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The Details on Delta-8-THC

THE DETAILS ON DELTA-8-THC JULIA VEINTROPSEPTEMBER 12, 2020 BUSINESSCANNABIS 101CANNABIS CANADACANNABIS LEGALIZATIONCANNABIS NEWSCULTUREEDUCATIONFEATUREDHEALTHHEALTHHEALTH & SEXLATEST LEGALIZATION NEWSLAWLAWLIFESTYLEMARIJUANA LEGALIZATIONMARIJUANA NEWSPRODUCTSSCIENCESCIENCETECHNOLOGY0 VIEWS The world is getting wise to the truth about weed. As we are becoming aware of the benefits of cannabis, smart people are getting curious about it. When you take a plant with so much healing potential and then study its possibilities, you can learn some incredible things. As the research continues, a new cannabinoid is getting noticed and thanks to the progression of extraction technology, Delta-8-THC is becoming available. Here are the details on Delta-8- tetrahydrocannabinol and what it may have to offer the world…

Article by Julia Veintrop, Cannabis Life Network The world is getting wise to the truth about weed. As we are becoming aware of the benefits of cannabis, smart people are getting curious about it. When you take a plant with so much healing potential and then study its possibilities, you can learn some incredible things. As the research continues, a new cannabinoid is getting ...

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Three Doctors are Working on Developing a Cannabis and Nitric Oxide Product to Prevent COVID-19

Three Thompson Rivers University doctors are doing research to develop a mouthwash and nasal spray using CBD extracts, terpenes, and nitric oxide with the goal of preventing the spread of COVID-19. Cannabis and COVID-19? Three doctors are working on developing a cannabis and nitric oxide product to prevent COVID-19 Cannabis and COVID-19? Amandalina Letterio - Sep 11, 2020 / 4:00 am | Story: 310239

Article by Amandalina Letterio, Casanet Can CBD and nitric oxide prevent the spread of COVID-19? That’s the question three Thompson Rivers University researchers want to answer. Doctors Joanna Urban, John Church, and Kingsley Donkor are working toward the development of an antiviral nasal spray and mouthwash using CBD extracts, terpenes (a type of organic compound) and nitric oxide. “We’re finding the perfect formulation,” says ...

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Moo…re Info Needed About Whether Hemp-Eating Cows can Transfer Cannabinoids like THC to Milk

NEWS Moo...re info needed about whether hemp-eating cows can transfer cannabinoids like THC to milk Can a cow that eats hemp produce milk that can get consumers high? By Angela Stelmakowich Researchers are conducting studies they hope will offer insight to farmers considering incorporating hemp in cattle feed. / Photo: dlscape / iStock / Getty Images Plus The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is hoping researchers at Kansas State University can get the answer to an interesting question: Would a cow that eats hemp produce milk that can get consumers high?

Article by Angela Stelmakowich, Growth Op The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is hoping researchers at Kansas State University can get the answer to an interesting question: Would a cow that eats hemp produce milk that can get consumers high? Indeed, exploring the potential impact of hemp byproducts on cows was pressing enough that the USDA recently provided US$200,000 to ...

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Keep Off the Grass! A Curious Mouse in Canada was Caught Chomping on Cannabis Leaves Before Being Found Passed Out on its Back

Keep off the grass! A curious mouse in Canada was caught chomping on cannabis leaves before being found passed out on its back A curious mouse in Canada was caught chopping on cannabis leaves Colin Sullivan said he found the rodent pinching leaves from his plants Photos show the rodent lying in a heap of leaves, completely comatose Six days later, the mouse had recovered and was released back into the wild By SOPHIE TANNO FOR MAILONLINE PUBLISHED: 08:06 EDT, 10 September 2020 | UPDATED: 09:32 EDT, 10 September 2020 e-mail 34k shares 147 View comments A curious mouse in Canada was caught chopping on cannabis leaves before being found passed out on its back 'high'. Colin Sullivan, from New Brunswick, Canada where cannabis is legal, said he found the rodent pinching leaves from his plants for two days in a row last week. Four images show the inquisitive mouse nibbling at both the stem of the plant leaves before the substance took effect.

Article by Sophie Tanno, Daily Mail A curious mouse in Canada was caught chopping on cannabis leaves before being found passed out on its back ‘high’. Colin Sullivan, from New Brunswick, Canada where cannabis is legal, said he found the rodent pinching leaves from his plants for two days in a row last week. Four images show the inquisitive mouse nibbling at ...

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People Smoking More Than Weed: 90 Percent of Tested Weed Paper Products Have Heavy Metals

NEWS People smoking more than weed: 90 per cent of tested weed paper products have heavy metals Researchers found a wide range of heavy metal concentrations, “from a relatively low level to grossly contaminate.” By Angela Stelmakowich Exceeded limits were more common for wraps and cellulose papers than for rolling papers and cones. / Photo: Christopher Annis / iStock / Getty Images Plus / Photo: Christopher Annis / iStock / Getty Images Plus

Article by Angela Stelmakowich, Growth Op Ninety per cent of rolling paper products tested by California’s SC Laboratories Inc. contained heavy metals and eight per cent of those exceeded allowable limits under the state’s inhalable cannabis requirements. The company analyzed more than 100 products purchased from Amazon and various retailers in Santa Cruz, Calif., according to Ganjapreneur. The overall analysis considered 70 ...

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