“The recreational legalization of cannabis does not prevent work”

Chronic. Five years ago, even if he had not taken a clear position, Emmanuel Macron represented a hope for supporters of the legalization of cannabis. He’s there “Personality of the year 2022” for the magazine The Revue du vin de France, distinguished for “Its constant commitment to wine”, this other psychotropic drug. Government policy has … Read more

More than half of people using cannabis for pain experience multiple withdrawal symptoms

Journal Reference: Lara N. Coughlin, Mark A. Ilgen, Mary Jannausch, Maureen A. Walton, Kipling M. Bohnert. Progression of cannabis withdrawal symptoms in people using medical cannabis for chronic pain. Addiction, 2021; DOI: 10.1111/add.15370 And about 10% of the patients taking part in the study experienced worsening changes to their sleep, mood, mental state, energy and … Read more

Cannabis use both helps and hurts entrepreneurial creativity

Journal Reference: Benjamin J. Warnick, Alexander S. Kier, Emily M. LaFrance, Carrie Cuttler. Head in the clouds? Cannabis users’ creativity in new venture ideation depends on their entrepreneurial passion and experience. Journal of Business Venturing, 2021; 36 (2): 106088 DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusvent.2020.106088 The study found that cannabis-using entrepreneurs generated new business ideas such as a weightless, … Read more

Cannabis may contain heavy metals and affect consumer well being, study finds

Journal Reference: Louis Bengyella, Mohammed Kuddus, Piyali Mukherjee, Dobgima J. Fonmboh, John E. Kaminski. Global impact of trace non-essential heavy metal contaminants in industrial cannabis bioeconomy. Toxin Reviews, 2021; 1 DOI: 10.1080/15569543.2021.1992444 “Heavy metals, such as lead, mercury, cadmium and chromium, are known to be carcinogenic,” said Louis Bengyella, assistant research professor of plant science, … Read more

Medical cannabis can reduce essential tremor: Turns on overlooked cells in central nervous system

Medical cannabis can reduce essential tremor: Turns on overlooked cells in central nervous system – NovLink Home Mash G Medical cannabis can reduce essential tremor: Turns on overlooked cells in central nervous system We would love to give thanks to the writer of this post for this outstanding web content Medical cannabis can reduce essential … Read more

It is time to embrace cannabis for medicinal use, say experts

Journal Reference: David Nutt, Steve Bazire, Lawrence D Phillips, Anne Katrin Schlag. So near yet so far: why won’t the UK prescribe medical cannabis? BMJ Open, 2020; 10 (9): e038687 DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-038687 Researchers found that hundreds of thousands of UK patients were self-medicating with illegal cannabis-based products for medicinal use due to the fact that … Read more

Users of high-potency cannabis four times more likely to report associated problems

Journal Reference: Lindsey A. Hines, Tom P. Freeman, Suzanne H. Gage, Stanley Zammit, Matthew Hickman, Mary Cannon, Marcus Munafo, John MacLeod, Jon Heron. Association of High-Potency Cannabis Use With Mental Health and Substance Use in Adolescence. JAMA Psychiatry, 2020; DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2020.1035 Published today on JAMA Psychiatry the research uses data from Children of the 90s, … Read more

Few consumers understand THC levels in cannabis edibles

Journal Reference: Cesar Leos-Toro, Geoffrey T. Fong, Samantha B. Meyer, David Hammond. Cannabis labelling and consumer understanding of THC levels and serving sizes. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2020; 107843 DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.107843 The study, which surveyed nearly 1,000 Canadians aged 16 to 30, found that most consumers could not identify whether a cannabis edible contained ‘low’ … Read more

Why cannabis smells skunky

Journal Reference: Iain W. H. Oswald, Marcos A. Ojeda, Ryan J. Pobanz, Kevin A. Koby, Anthony J. Buchanan, Josh Del Rosso, Mario A. Guzman, Thomas J. Martin. Identification of a New Family of Prenylated Volatile Sulfur Compounds in Cannabis Revealed by Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography. ACS Omega, 2021; 6 (47): 31667 DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.1c04196 Cannabis sativa … Read more

The decriminalization of cannabis in Luxembourg worries its neighbors

Cannabis plants, in Cantanhede, Portugal on April 24, 2019. RAFAEL MARCHANTE / REUTERS There is a lot of talk about drugs in the Luxembourg station district and here, says Lucas, a resident of rue Junck, it is the only business that really works. “If I could, I would go, but it is getting harder and … Read more