Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Health & Science

Keep informed on the latest medical studies and health discoveries of every stoner’s favorite plant. Here, our articles report on everything health-related: from how marijuana use can aid ailments to its influence on your sex life, all backed by cutting-edge cannabis research and developments. 

Health & Science Articles

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Homegrown Weed Gardens Are Becoming Increasingly Popular During Lockdown

The gardening boom ala’ COVID-19 has extended to the world of weed. Coronavirus ‘Victory Gardens’ have officially become a thing. Twitter is twittering with posts...
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Canadian Researchers Are Testing Use of Cannabis Components in Potential COVID-19 Vaccine

While the world waits for a COVID-19 vaccine, we’re seeing some innovations in its making. First, regulators and governments are streamlining testing to accelerate...
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Dealers Are Using Delivery Trucks to Transport Cannabis During Lockdown

People are getting creative during quarantine. In Europe, drug dealers are using a variety of clever methods to get their products into the hands...
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Charlotte Figi, Colorado Girl Who Inspired CBD Movement, Dies Aged 13

Medical cannabis has had many champions over the years, but one never asked to be part of the movement she helped shape: Charlotte Figi....
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New Study Suggests Cannabis Access Reduces Demand For Opioids For Pain Relief

Pain pills that aren’t addictive are the holy grail of the pharmaceutical industry. After years of litigation, however, we found out that opioids like...
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‘Friends In Weed’ Set Up To Protect Colorado’s Service Industry During COVID-19 Crisis

There’s no question that one of the hardest hit sectors of the COVID-19 lockdowns is the service industry. Restaurants are closed, along with bars...
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The Health Implications Of Smoking Weed During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Is it safe to smoke weed during this pandemic? We previously talked about whether or not you should be meeting up for smoke sessions...
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5 easy edible recipes for when you’re in lockdown

Edibles during lockdown? If you’re trying to avoid lung issues, especially if you’re still working during the COVID-19 pandemic, you may want to switch...

Stoners have long been aware of cannabis’ medicinal properties. For centuries advocates have touted its ability to relieve pain, ease nausea and vomiting, and decrease inflammation, and the list continues to grow. 

Medical marijuana research has been stalled and stunted by federal policy, so mass studies on the healing powers of the cannabis plant are just beginning to take off. Scientists and medical professionals across the globe are eager to unlock its potential, but because the federal government still considers marijuana an illegal drug, obtaining grants and support for studies is a slow process. But, that’s all (hopefully) about to change.

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