The plant genus in the Cannabaceae plant family, Urticales order, Hamamelidae subclass. The flowering tops are called many slang terms including pot, marijuana, hashish, bhang, and ganja. The stem is an important source of hemp fiber.
The excessive use of marijuana with associated psychological symptoms and impairment in social or occupational functioning.
Inhaling and exhaling the smoke from CANNABIS.
A psychoactive compound extracted from the resin of Cannabis sativa (marihuana, hashish). The isomer delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is considered the most active form, producing characteristic mood and perceptual changes associated with this compound.
Compound isolated from Cannabis sativa extract.
Compounds having the cannabinoid structure. They were originally extracted from Cannabis sativa L. The most pharmacologically active constituents are TETRAHYDROCANNABINOL; CANNABINOL; and CANNABIDIOL.
Psychotic organic mental disorders resulting from the toxic effect of drugs and chemicals or other harmful substance.
A physiologically inactive constituent of Cannabis sativa L.
Drugs obtained and often manufactured illegally for the subjective effects they are said to produce. They are often distributed in urban areas, but are also available in suburban and rural areas, and tend to be grossly impure and may cause unexpected toxicity.
Physiological and psychological symptoms associated with withdrawal from the use of a drug after prolonged administration or habituation. The concept includes withdrawal from smoking or drinking, as well as withdrawal from an administered drug.
Detection of drugs that have been abused, overused, or misused, including legal and illegal drugs. Urine screening is the usual method of detection.
Disorders related to substance abuse.
A subclass of cannabinoid receptor found primarily on central and peripheral NEURONS where it may play a role modulating NEUROTRANSMITTER release.
Disorders in which there is a loss of ego boundaries or a gross impairment in reality testing with delusions or prominent hallucinations. (From DSM-IV, 1994)
Drugs capable of inducing illusions, hallucinations, delusions, paranoid ideations, and other alterations of mood and thinking. Despite the name, the feature that distinguishes these agents from other classes of drugs is their capacity to induce states of altered perception, thought, and feeling that are not experienced otherwise.
Categorical classification of MENTAL DISORDERS based on criteria sets with defining features. It is produced by the American Psychiatric Association. (DSM-IV, page xxii)
A loosely defined grouping of drugs that have effects on psychological function. Here the psychotropic agents include the antidepressive agents, hallucinogens, and tranquilizing agents (including the antipsychotics and anti-anxiety agents).
Compounds that interact with and stimulate the activity of CANNABINOID RECEPTORS.
Behaviors associated with the ingesting of alcoholic beverages, including social drinking.
The age, developmental stage, or period of life at which a disease or the initial symptoms or manifestations of a disease appear in an individual.
Individuals who leave school, secondary or college, prior to completion of specified curriculum requirements.
Compounds that interact with and modulate the activity of CANNABINOID RECEPTORS.
Disorders affecting TWINS, one or both, at any age.
Chronic mental disorders in which there has been an insidious development of a permanent and unshakeable delusional system (persecutory delusions or delusions of jealousy), accompanied by preservation of clear and orderly thinking. Emotional responses and behavior are consistent with the delusional state.
The co-existence of a substance abuse disorder with a psychiatric disorder. The diagnostic principle is based on the fact that it has been found often that chemically dependent patients also have psychiatric problems of various degrees of severity.
A microanalytical technique combining mass spectrometry and gas chromatography for the qualitative as well as quantitative determinations of compounds.
People who take drugs for a non-therapeutic or non-medical effect. The drugs may be legal or illegal, but their use often results in adverse medical, legal, or social consequences for the users.
Standardized procedures utilizing rating scales or interview schedules carried out by health personnel for evaluating the degree of mental illness.
A primary, chronic disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. The disease is often progressive and fatal. It is characterized by impaired control over drinking, preoccupation with the drug alcohol, use of alcohol despite adverse consequences, and distortions in thinking, most notably denial. Each of these symptoms may be continuous or periodic. (Morse & Flavin for the Joint Commission of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence and the American Society of Addiction Medicine to Study the Definition and Criteria for the Diagnosis of Alcoholism: in JAMA 1992;268:1012-4)
Clinical or physiological indicators that precede the onset of disease.
A class of G-protein-coupled receptors that are specific for CANNABINOIDS such as those derived from CANNABIS. They also bind a structurally distinct class of endogenous factors referred to as ENDOCANNABINOIDS. The receptor class may play a role in modulating the release of signaling molecules such as NEUROTRANSMITTERS and CYTOKINES.
A severe emotional disorder of psychotic depth characteristically marked by a retreat from reality with delusion formation, HALLUCINATIONS, emotional disharmony, and regressive behavior.
The aggregate of social and cultural institutions, forms, patterns, and processes that influence the life of an individual or community.
Tobacco used to the detriment of a person's health or social functioning. Tobacco dependence is included.
Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.
Two offspring from the same PREGNANCY. They are from two OVA, fertilized at about the same time by two SPERMATOZOA. Such twins are genetically distinct and can be of different sexes.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Any observable response or action of an adolescent.
Any of several South American shrubs of the Erythroxylon genus (and family) that yield COCAINE; the leaves are chewed with alum for CNS stimulation.
Factors associated with the definitive onset of a disease, illness, accident, behavioral response, or course of action. Usually one factor is more important or more obviously recognizable than others, if several are involved, and one may often be regarded as "necessary". Examples include exposure to specific disease; amount or level of an infectious organism, drug, or noxious agent, etc.
The misuse of phencyclidine with associated psychological symptoms and impairment in social or occupational functioning.
The observable, measurable, and often pathological activity of an organism that portrays its inability to overcome a habit resulting in an insatiable craving for a substance or for performing certain acts. The addictive behavior includes the emotional and physical overdependence on the object of habit in increasing amount or frequency.
The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.
Drugs that cannot be sold legally without a prescription.
Disorders related or resulting from abuse or mis-use of opioids.
The transfer of prescription drugs from legal to illegal distribution and marketing networks.
Compounds with activity like OPIATE ALKALOIDS, acting at OPIOID RECEPTORS. Properties include induction of ANALGESIA or NARCOSIS.
Improper use of drugs or medications outside the intended purpose, scope, or guidelines for use. This is in contrast to MEDICATION ADHERENCE, and distinguished from DRUG ABUSE, which is a deliberate or willful action.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
A phenethylamine that is an isomer of EPHEDRINE which has less central nervous system effects and usage is mainly for respiratory tract decongestion.
Penal institutions, or places of confinement for war prisoners.

Recent progress in the neurotoxicology of natural drugs associated with dependence or addiction, their endogenous agonists and receptors. (1/374)

Nicotine in tobacco, tetrahydrocannabinol (delta 9-THC) in marijuana and morphine in opium are well known as drugs associated with dependence or addiction. Endogenous active substances that mimic the effects of the natural drugs and their respective receptors have been found in the mammalian central nervous system (CNS). Such active substances and receptors include acetylcholine (ACh) and the nicotinic ACh receptor (nAChR) for nicotine, anandamide and CB1 for delta 9-THC, and endomorphins (1 and 2) and the mu (OP3) opioid receptor for morphine, respectively. Considerable progress has been made in studies on neurotoxicity, in terms of the habituation, dependence and withdrawal phenomena associated with these drugs and with respect to correlations with endogenous active substances and their receptors. In this article we shall review recent findings related to the neurotoxicity of tobacco, marijuana and opium, and their toxic ingredients, nicotine, delta 9-THC and morphine in relation to their respective endogenous agents and receptors in the CNS.  (+info)

Cannabis use and cognitive decline in persons under 65 years of age. (2/374)

The purpose of this study was to investigate possible adverse effects of cannabis use on cognitive decline after 12 years in persons under age 65 years. This was a follow-up study of a probability sample of the adult household residents of East Baltimore. The analyses included 1,318 participants in the Baltimore, Maryland, portion of the Epidemiologic Catchment Area study who completed the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) during three study waves in 1981, 1982, and 1993-1996. Individual MMSE score differences between waves 2 and 3 were calculated for each study participant. After 12 years, study participants' scores declined a mean of 1.20 points on the MMSE (standard deviation 1.90), with 66% having scores that declined by at least one point. Significant numbers of scores declined by three points or more (15% of participants in the 18-29 age group). There were no significant differences in cognitive decline between heavy users, light users, and nonusers of cannabis. There were also no male-female differences in cognitive decline in relation to cannabis use. The authors conclude that over long time periods, in persons under age 65 years, cognitive decline occurs in all age groups. This decline is closely associated with aging and educational level but does not appear to be associated with cannabis use.  (+info)

Nail analysis for drugs of abuse: extraction and determination of cannabis in fingernails by RIA and GC-MS. (3/374)

Fingernail clippings were evaluated as analytical specimens for the detection and quantitation of cannabinoids. Specimens were obtained from consenting adults attending a drug clinic, along with information concerning the drugs which they had used over the previous six months. Methods for the surface decontamination and extraction of the specimens were evaluated. Detergent, water, and methanol washes followed by alkaline hydrolysis and liquid-liquid extraction were selected for use in the study. Extracts were analyzed by radioimmunoassay (RIA) and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) to detect and quantitate cannabinoids present in fingernail clippings. Positive RIA results were obtained from specimens from six known cannabis users. The mean cannabinoid concentration in fingernail clippings determined by RIA was 1.03 ng/mg. Using GC-MS, the mean delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol concentration in fingernail clippings from a further 14 known cannabis users was 1.44 ng/mg. Using GC-MS, the average 11-nor-delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol-9-carboxylic acid concentration in fingernail clippings from three known cannabis users extracted in acidic pH was 19.85 ng/mg. Based on these results, fingernails are potentially useful biological specimens for the detection of past cannabis use in cases of medicolegal interest.  (+info)

Urinary excretion profiles of 11-nor-9-carboxy-delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol: a delta9-THCCOOH to creatinine ratio study. (4/374)

Monitoring the major cannabinoid metabolite (delta9-THCCOOH) to creatinine ratio (M/C) has been used to predict new drug use. According to Huestis and Cone, the best accuracy (85.4%) for predicting new marijuana use was a ratio > or = 0.5 from two urine specimens collected at least 24 h apart. Manno et al. recommended an M/C ratio of > or = 1.5. Subjects with a history of chronic marijuana use were screened for cannabinoid use by immunoassay (50-ng/mL cutoff), and presumptive positives were confirmed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry for delta9-THCCOOH (15-ng/mL cutoff). Creatinine was analyzed with a cutoff concentration of 25 mg/dL. The study objective was to apply the criteria from both groups of workers to determine if consecutive urine specimens (collected at least 24 h apart) positive for cannabinoids could be used to differentiate new marijuana use from the excretion of residual cannabinoid metabolite (delta9-THCCOOH) in an uncontrolled setting. Serial urine specimens (826) were collected from 26 individuals. Huestis and Cone and Manno et al. ratios indicated new drug use in 83% and 33% of serial urine specimens collected at least 24 h apart, respectively. Clinically, the Huestis and Cone ratio is recommended because of a lower false-negative rate (7.4%) than the Manno et al. false-negative rate (24%). In legal situations, we recommend using the Manno et al. ratio because of its lower false-positive rate (0.1%) as stated by Huestis and Cone.  (+info)

Marijuana: medical implications. (5/374)

Over 50 percent of people will use marijuana sometime in their life. While intoxication lasts two to three hours, the active ingredient in marijuana, delta-9-tetrahydro-cannabinol, can accumulate in fatty tissues, including the brain and testes. Adverse effects from marijuana use include decreased coordination, epithelial damage to the lungs, increased risk of infection, cardiovascular effects and cognitive deficits. Unexplained behavior changes, altered social relationships and poor performance at school or work can signify a drug problem. Treatment requires a combination of education, social support, drug monitoring and attention to comorbid medical and psychiatric conditions.  (+info)

Detection of drug misuse--an addictive challenge. (6/374)

It is now accepted that drug misuse is a large and growing problem in the United Kingdom, some estimates of the number of regular illicit drug users being as high as three million. The aim of this paper is to provide insight into the methods used to detect drug misuse. The strategy adopted by one laboratory is described and methods of screening for, and identification of, a wide range of compounds are provided. No claim is made that this is the best approach or that the list of drugs detected is comprehensive; the range of drugs encountered is always increasing and the lists are constantly updated. It is hoped that users of toxicology laboratory services will gain an appreciation of the capabilities and limitations of the techniques available; and that those who may wish to provide such a service will find the necessary information in a readily accessible format.  (+info)

Purification and some properties of an aminopeptidase from the seeds of Cannabis sativa. (7/374)

An aminopeptidase (HSA) with a molecular mass of 78 kDa was purified from hemp (Cannabis sativa) seeds. The activity was inhibited by monoiodeacetic acid, p-chloromercuri-phenylsulfonic acid, and Zn2+ ion. The specificity of HSA was similar to that of a leucyl aminopeptidase [EC] from mammalian cytosol. However, other enzyme properties were different from these of leucyl aminopeptidase.  (+info)

Marijuana smoking and reduced pressure in human eyes: drug action or epiphenomenon? (8/374)

Normal pressure within the human eye was reduced after smoking a socially relevant dose of marijuana (12 mg. delta9-9-tetrahydrocannabinol), but only for light to moderate users who experienced a substantial "high" and a state of peaceful relaxation from the experimental dose. Analysis suggests an indirect effect of the drug associated with relaxation-a psychophysiologic state that can be produced by drug and nondrug means.  (+info)

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3.2-4112. Definitions.. As used in this chapter:. Grower means any person licensed pursuant to § 3.2-4115 to grow industrial hemp as part of the industrial hemp research program.. Hemp products means all products made from industrial hemp, including cloth, cordage, fiber, food, fuel, paint, paper, particleboard, plastics, seed, seed meal and seed oil for consumption, and seed for cultivation.. Industrial hemp means all parts and varieties of the plant Cannabis sativa, cultivated or possessed by a licensed grower, whether growing or not, that contain a concentration of THC that is no greater than that allowed by federal law. Industrial hemp as defined and applied in this chapter is excluded from the definition of marijuana as found in § 54.1-3401.. Industrial hemp research program means the research program established pursuant to § 3.2-4120.. Seed research means research conducted to develop or re-create better varieties of industrial hemp, particularly for the purposes of seed ...
Mediavilla, Vito and Simon Steinemann 1997. Essential oil of Cannabis sativa L. strains. Journal of the International Hemp Association 4(2): 80 - 82. The aroma of hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) could be of considerable commercial value if evaluation of varieties and development of extraction methods led to a pleasing scent in the resulting essential oils. We compared the composition and smell of some fiber hemp and drug Cannabis essential oils isolated by steam distillation. The essential oil of some hemp strains contained particular monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes that imparted to the specimen a desireable scent. These preliminary one-year results do not take into account the influence that harvest time and the weather just-before-harvest could have on the quality of the essential oil. The Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration in the essential oils was very low and varied between 0.02% and 0.08%. The ratio of this compound to cannabidiol showed only small changes during steam ...
Cannabis-induced anxiety affects many marijuana consumers. With legal weed becoming more common, more people are consuming too much cannabis and experiencing uncomfortable feelings. These 8 tips will help cure your anxiety though. From terpenes to CBD to exercise, there is something to help everyone. Next time youre too high in Downtown Denver or the airport, try one of these remedies!
You probably have a simple solution stocked in your kitchen that can subdue cannabis-induced paranoia and help bring you back to a state of stress-free euphoria.
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Fibre-type Cannabis sativa L. (commonly known as industrial hemp or hemp) is gaining a renewed interest nowadays, thanks to the biological relev..
Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2011 The Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2011 - Identify industrial hemp by: Marty Paule (NaturalNews) Despite the proliferation of hemp products entering the green marketplace these days, there is still confusion among some consumers about the differences between industrial hemp and cannabis thats grown for recreational and medicinal marijuana.…
Cannabis sativa L. is a plant that belongs to the Cannabaceae family, once again becoming a protagonist in industrial production, with food purposes, for textile or building use, and for the production of paper. In it there are some drugs, but in varying percentages depending on the variety.
Welcome, cannabis aficionados. Let Cannabis Adventures take you around the burgeoning cannabis industry in America. Allow us to arrange your tour of the Colorado and Washington State cannabis dispensaries, pot farms and social activities for cannabis users to enjoy socially, responsibly and legally. Our adventures in the world of legal cannabis can help you plan your trip from A to Z, from travel arrangements, to cannabis friendly hotels, to workshop discussions, dispensary tours and cannabis activities. Whether you are looking for a Cannabis Cooking Class, a behind the scenes tour of one of the hundreds of legal dispensaries or a sampling tour, Cannabis Adventures has it all for you. Cannabis Adventures web site offers all this plus listings of current and coming cannabis events, Ask the Guru, Tales from a Stoners Daze and our specialty store. One of our favorite additions to the website is in our Tales from a Stoners Daze which is a page where the Guru is seeking out your influence ...
Background: Rimonabant, a CB1 receptor antagonist, blocks effects of cannabinoids and, in dependent animals, elicits cannabinoid withdrawal. No studies have examined rimonabantelicited cannabis withdrawal in humans.. Goals: (1) Determine the lowest single dose of oral rimonabant that elicits measurable cannabinoid withdrawal. (2) Characterize cognitive performance, subjective state, physiological condition, and regional brain activation (measured by functional magnetic resonance imaging [fMRI]) during acute and chronic administration of oral delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and during cannabis withdrawal. (3) Characterize the pharmacokinetics of oral THC and metabolites in body fluids and hair and of rimonabant in plasma.. Subject Population: Up to 60 completing cannabis users aged 18-45 (up to 24 in Experiment I, 36 in Experiment II) and 18 completing non-drug-using controls (Experiment II). Enrollment target is 82% Caucasian, 14% African American, 4% other; 9% Hispanic; 35% ...
Hemp, Cannabis sativa, is one of the worlds oldest sources of food and medicine, with a history that dates back ten thousand years. It relieves glaucoma, epilepsy, migraines, insomnia, asthma, the nausea associated with AIDS and chemotherapy, and a host of other conditions. It was once a staple in every American medicine cabinet, but because hemp is the plant from which marijuana is derived, it has been unavailable to consumers until recently. Now products made from imported hempseed are sold by stores and mail-order companies across the United States to satisfy a growing demand. Hemp for Health reveals the developments that have returned this ancient plant to the forefront of health and nutrition and that have doctors calling for its legalization.The author provides everything from recipes using hempseed, and an analysis of cannabiss therapeutic effect on the nervous system, to current information on bills that are currently moving through several state legislatures to legalize domestic hemp
For many anesthesiologists, discussions with patients and colleagues about cannabis have been occurring more often. Cannabis, also called marijuana, contains various components that activate the endocannabinoid system, including delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), both of which have been topics of national discourse.1,2 The need for better evidence regarding the effects of cannabis and its various cannabinoid and noncannabinoid components that impact the health of patients is especially heightened as cannabis is increasingly viewed by patients as an alternative to opioids. One question relevant to the anesthesiology community is whether patients who have a diagnosis of active cannabis use disorder have an increased risk of negative outcomes after surgery. Here, it is important to differentiate use of cannabis from cannabis use disorder, in which patients have problems from cannabis use that lead to significant impairment.... ...
Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit substance in the world (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 2018). Despite past criminalization, various states have begun to decriminalize cannabis for recreational and medical use; however, research on the effect of cannabis use on mental health is divided. Research on specific mental health disorders, like generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), and cannabis use is lacking. This study aimed to understand whether cannabis use affected individuals likelihood of meeting criteria for GAD by using a nationally representative longitudinal dataset. Results indicated that the inclusion of cannabis use did not explain additional variability in meeting criteria for GAD, suggesting that the relationship between GAD and cannabis use is not a straightforward causal relationship. Secondary analysis indicated history of anxiety or mood disorder and seeking mental health were significant predictors at all levels of GAD. Findings highlight the need to further explore the
M lleken, H. and H. Husmann 1997. Cannabinoids in seed extracts of Cannabis sativa cultivars. Journal of the International Hemp Association 4(2): 73, 76-79. Cannabinoids are of great interest for pharmaceutical and medical purposes. However, as some of them are also used as recreational drugs, forensic and economic problems could result if they occur in food products made from hemp seeds with cannabinoid concentrations that are high enough to have a psychoactive effect. We have therefore (a) developed a method to determine cannabinoids in microgram quantities in every hemp product or in any part of the plant within 15-30-minutes analysis time and (b) analyzed various hemp oils and plant extracts of Cannabis cultivars from the EU and other regions to determine their cannabinoid content. Our investigations have proven that the active substance cannot be found inside the achene, but may be attached to the shell (pericarp) of the fruit. Thus, the content of THC in hemp oil can come only as a result ...
What is the difference between Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil (also called Hemp Seed Oil), and CBD?. Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil (or Hemp Seed Oil) and CBD are not the same thing. Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil (or Hemp Seed Oil) comes from cold pressing the seeds of the Hemp plant and contains no Cannabinoids because theyre not present in Hemp seeds. CBD, on the other hand, is extracted from the flower and leaves of the Hemp plant, which are high in Cannabinoids. Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil (or Hemp Seed Oil) is great for moisturizing the skin, but that is all it does. While the Cannabinoids found in CBD are responsible for skin saving benefits such as its anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce the appearance of acne and redness (and have been reported to help soothe rosacea, psoriasis and eczema), along with antioxidant and neuro-regenerative properties that help to slow the visible signs of aging. ...
Passage of the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 (commonly known as the Farm Bill) into law on Thursday, December 20, 2018 is anticipated to encourage rapid growth in the burgeoning U.S. hemp industry. The $867 billion Farm Bill legalizes industrial hemp, a boon for cannabidiol, or CBD oil. Under the Farm Bill, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will regulate hemp, which will no longer be considered a controlled substance under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The Bill will go into effect January 1, 2019.. Industrial hemp is considered any part of the cannabis plant with no more than 0.3 percent of tetrahydrocannabibol (THC) on a dry weight basis. Farm Bill Sec. 10113 (amending 7 U.S.C. 1621 et seq.). Section 12619 of the Farm Bill formally removes hemp-derived products from Schedule I status under the Controlled Substances Act, although it does not legalize CBD more broadly. The Farm Bill authorizes CBD only to the extent that it is contained in hemp ...
Passage of the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 (commonly known as the Farm Bill) into law on Thursday, December 20, 2018 is anticipated to encourage rapid growth in the burgeoning U.S. hemp industry. The $867 billion Farm Bill legalizes industrial hemp, a boon for cannabidiol, or CBD oil. Under the Farm Bill, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will regulate hemp, which will no longer be considered a controlled substance under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The Bill will go into effect January 1, 2019.. Industrial hemp is considered any part of the cannabis plant with no more than 0.3 percent of tetrahydrocannabibol (THC) on a dry weight basis. Farm Bill Sec. 10113 (amending 7 U.S.C. 1621 et seq.). Section 12619 of the Farm Bill formally removes hemp-derived products from Schedule I status under the Controlled Substances Act, although it does not legalize CBD more broadly. The Farm Bill authorizes CBD only to the extent that it is contained in hemp ...
Botanically speaking, marijuana and hemp are derived from the same plant: Cannabis sativa.. However, they are both different varieties but the major differentiator is in how they are used. Hemp is widely cultivated and harvested for its seed and stalk, which are then used to create a wide range of industrial products including paper, textile, building materials, body care products, and even food.. Hemp isnt generally smoked, although a small niche of CBD users are staring to try CBD pre-rolled joints and CBD hemp flower, because it only contains roughly 0.3% of THC, which is what gets you high.. Meanwhile, marijuana is used recreationally or medicinally for its other chemical compounds such as THC and CBD. It contains 5% or more THC, sometimes as much as 25% THC.. Industrial hemps low THC content is what makes it legal throughout the country, largely in part because of the 2018 Farm Bill. Because of the many uses of hemp, the market is estimated to grow 34% annually, reaching a valuation of a ...
For many new medical Cannabis patients in South Africa, Cannabis and Cannabis terminology may be quite daunting. From words such as the Entourage Effect, Endocannabioid system to Cannabinoids, a lot of these terms might as well be a foreign language. But dont fear were here to help you understand more about the Cannabis plant and its many medicinal properties.. The field of cannabis research is vast and diverse. From biochemical studies of the plant itself to physiological and chemical studies of its pharmacology to psychological and social research into its effects, researchers studying cannabis produce the knowledge at the foundation of industry innovation and public policy. Yet perhaps the most important research being done in this new era of expanded access to legal Cannabis pertains to just one facet of the plant: the humble cannabinoid. Cannabinoids, the chemicals that qualify the plant as a drug, are the sine qua non of the commercial and medical significance of Cannabis.. Cannabis ...
This is a list of the annual prevalence of cannabis use by country (including some territories) as a percentage of the population aged 15-64 (unless otherwise indicated). The indicator is an annual prevalence rate which is the percentage of the youth and adult population who have consumed cannabis at least once in the past survey year. The primary source of information is the World Drug Report 2011 (WDR 2011), some older numbers are from the World Drug Report 2006 (WDR 2006), published by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Cannabis portal Adult lifetime cannabis use by country Decriminalization of non-medical marijuana in the United States Health issues and the effects of cannabis Illegal drug trade Legal and medical status of cannabis Legality of cannabis by country Removal of cannabis from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs World Drug Report 2011. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Cannabis stats are from Chapter ...
With regards to discovering acceptance amongst physicians in medical apply, although, utilizing an exogenous cannabinoid supply just like the hashish plant could be controversial as a result of hashish cant but be particularly focused on the system thats out of whack.. Some physicians characterize hashish as a soiled drug as a result of it doesnt attain only one receptor, or one organ, or one symptom. It goes to all receptors all through the physique.. Roger Pertwee is a medical professor on the College of Aberdeen and the editor of Handbook of Hashish (Oxford College Press, 2014), one of many subjects definitive textbooks. He prefers to name hashish a treasure chest of medication.. Every hashish pressure comprises a singular concoction of cannabinoids and terpenes that when consumed collectively, as a complete plant drugs, can ship a variety of results. A affected person could expertise symptom reduction from a number of of their signs, however they could additionally really feel ...
Aims To assess if cannabis use is a risk factor for future psychotic symptoms, and vice versa, in adolescents and young adults from the general population.. Design Cohort study.. Setting/participants Zuid Holland study, a 14-year follow-up study of 1580 initially 4-16-year-olds who were drawn randomly from the Dutch general population. Because cannabis use is generally condoned in the Netherlands, false-negative reports of cannabis use may occur less frequently than in countries with stricter drug policies, which supports the value of the present study.. Measurements Life-time cannabis use and psychotic symptoms, assessed with the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI).. Findings Cannabis use, in individuals who did not have psychotic symptoms before they began using cannabis, predicted future psychotic symptoms (hazard ratio = 2.81; 95% confidence interval = 1.79-4.43). However, psychotic symptoms in those who had never used cannabis before the onset of psychotic symptoms also ...
The Dash is a ready-to-use, handheld micro-dosing device that the consumer can carry with them during the day. The device dispenses a few milliliters of tincture into their tea, coffee, or beverage of choice. Currently, the tincture is a combination of glycerine, ethanol, and cannabis extract.. The device will be available for medical and recreational users alike. For the recreational market, we are targeting young professionals, between the ages of 25 - 40 years old, with disposable income. This device would be ideal for individuals who arent necessarily devoted to a Cannabis lifestyle, but rather enjoy a passion for technology and an interest in recreational Cannabis consumption. We are still researching the medical markets demographics, and naturally, our devices will be offered and available to a much wider range of medical Cannabis users, and we want to be able to cater to that market. We are hoping to launch our product on the market in time for the Canadian Cannabis legalization (July ...
THCA is tetrahydrocannabinolic acid found in live, unprocessed Cannabis plants. THCA is transformed into THC as Cannabis plants dry, and then further accelerated by heat (like, when you light the bud…). Elevate with THCA in its most authentic Crystalline form, where potencies can reach 99.9%. The purest of extracts can be used in your favorite dab rig or vape for a clean, clear and energetic high.. Each Order Contains 1Gram ...
Cannabis use can be documented as far back as 2700BC(1) in ancient Chinese writings. These writings tell us that cannabis was used by the Chinese for a variety of uses. These included fiber, oil, and as a medicine. By 450bc history tells us that cannabis was being cultivated in the mid-east region. From Afghanistan to Egypt hemp was cultivated for its fiber, medical and recreational use. It appears that Cannabis was first introduced into Europe around 500AD. It is known that cannabis was in wide cultivation in Europe by the 16th century. It was cultivated for its fiber and seed. The seed was cooked with barley and other grains and eaten.. In 1537 Dioscorides called the plant Cannabis Sativa, the scientific name that stands to this day as the plants true name. He notes its use in the stoutest cords and also its medicinal properties(2). Cannabis was introduced into Chile about 1545(3) where it was grown for fiber. Cannabis was introduced into New England soon after Puritan Immigrants settled, ...
Objective: Comorbidity between anxiety and cannabis use is common yet the nature of the association between these conditions is not clear. Four theories were assessed, and a fifth hypothesis tested to determine if the misattribution of stress symptomology plays a role in the association between state-anxiety and cannabis.Methods: Three-hundred-sixteen participants ranging in age from 18 to 71 years completed a short online questionnaire asking about their history of cannabis use and symptoms of stress and anxiety.Results: Past and current cannabis users reported higher incidence of lifetime anxiety than participants who had never used cannabis; however, these groups did not differ in state-anxiety, stress, or age of onset of anxiety. State-anxiety and stress were not associated with frequency of cannabis use, but reported use to self-medicate for anxiety was positively associated with all three. Path analyses indicated two different associations between anxiety and cannabis use, pre-existing and high
Cannabis dispensaries in the United States or marijuana dispensaries are a local government regulated physical location, typically inside a retail storefront or office building, in which a person can purchase cannabis and cannabis related items for medical or recreational use. First modeled in Amsterdam in the late 1970s where they were innocently called coffee shops, it would take the Americans more than a generation to successfully duplicate the idea of a retail cannabis storefront. Unlike the Dutch coffee shops, today dispensary customers are prevented from consuming cannabis on the site of a regulated dispensary in all known markets. In a traditional Medical cannabis dispensary store a patient receives cannabis medication as allowed per the patients doctors recommendation.[1] These dispensaries sell cannabis products that have not been approved by the FDA and are not legally registered with the federal government.[2] As of 2016 there are state regulated marijuana dispensaries in ...
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Even though cannabis is now legal for adult-users who are over 21 years old, several cities and counties throughout California have taxed cannabis to the Moon or made it difficult to access in dispensaries.. By getting a cannabis medical card you can bypass this issue and have direct access to over 1,000 medical cannabis dispensaries throughout California! And thats not it. There are several other benefits of having your California medical cannabis card in 2018, such as:. 1. Increasing the amount of cannabis plants you can grow at home from 6 to 12 plants (in select counties).. 2. Increasing the amount of cannabis in your possession and transportation - from 1 ounce up to 8 ounces.. 3. Additional legal protection for yourself when dealing with law enforcement.. Acquiring a cannabis medical card will also be the first step in being able to apply for Californias State Issued Medical Marijuana Identification Card program. The MMIC program is a California state program that allows you to avoid ...
Amsterdam, The Netherlands: The regular use of cannabis by young people is not associated with hippocampal volume alterations, according to case-control longitudinal data published online ahead of print in the Journal of Psychopharmacology.. Investigators from the Netherlands and the United Kingdom conducted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans at baseline and at follow up (average of 39-months post-baseline) in 20 habitual cannabis users and in 23 non-using controls.. Authors reported: Compared to controls, cannabis users did not show hippocampal volume alterations at either baseline or follow-up. Hippocampal volumes increased over time in both cannabis users and controls, following similar trajectories of increase. Cannabis dose and age of onset of cannabis use did not affect hippocampal volumes.. They concluded, Continued heavy cannabis use did not affect hippocampal neuroanatomical changes in early adulthood. … These data suggest that cannabis users show the same developmental trends ...
pain pills.. The promising benefits of medical marijuana have caused a 15-fold increase in veterans seeking cannabis for treatment. However, Veterans Affairs Canada is known to discourage veterans from using medical marijuana and is reluctant to pay for the treatment.. The federal government has recently announced the former 10 gram limit will be reduced to three grams, which is primarily due to the increasing cost. Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr explained that in 2016, about $75 million was set aside for medical cannabis because of the increase of veterans who want to use medical marijuana to treat PTSD. Henry believes the Canadian governments unwillingness to provide medical marijuana to veterans is also because of the governments official position on cannabis, which was made known in a report by Michael Ferguson, Canadas Auditor General.. It is thought the governments stand on medical marijuana may make it difficult for veterans to get a prescription, which is because doctors are now ...
According to a new study, tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THCA), a compound found in cannabis, may be useful in treating neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory diseases.
Beware 2020 Could Be A Banner Year For IRS Audits Of Cannabis Businesses. We previously reported in our blog that the Trump Administration organized a committee of federal agencies from across the government to combat public support for marijuana and cast state legalization measures in a negative light while attempting to portray the drug as a national threat. The IRS appears to be following the agenda of the Trump Administration when it comes to Cannabis and has formed special audit groups that are tasked with conducting cannabis tax audits on medical and recreational cannabis businesses. Yes - Cannabis Businesses Have to Report Income To IRS And Pay Taxes!. While the sale of cannabis is legal in California as well as in a growing number of states, cannabis remains a Schedule 1 narcotic under Federal law, the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) 21 U.S.C. § 812. As such businesses in the cannabis industry are not treated like ordinary businesses. Despite state laws allowing cannabis, it remains ...
Cannabis, like other drugs, can be harmful to your health. The risks are increased when use begins in the teen years and when cannabis is used on a daily or near-daily basis. People with a history of drug and/or mental health problems are also at an increased risk for experiencing harms related to cannabis use.. What are the short-term risks of using cannabis? Cannabis has different effects on different people which vary depending on many factors including the type and amount of product used. Some people who use cannabis may feel relaxed and happy. Others may become quiet and withdrawn or experience anxiety, panic attacks, fearfulness and paranoia. Some of the immediate physical effects of cannabis are red eyes, increased heart rate, drop in blood pressure, and light-headedness. When high on cannabis people may also experience altered senses (for example, seeing brighter colors), altered sense of time, reduced balance and coordination, difficulty with thinking and problem-solving and difficulty ...
As medical cannabis takes its place into the mainstream culture, there are millions of people that are becoming aware and educated on the multiple benefits and advantages of cannabinoids and THC level. Cannabis consumption allows for lower resistance to insulin. Consuming medical cannabis also facilitates functions related to metabolism and it also helps to improve fasting insulin. Cannabis and metabolism and weight loss is an important topic to many cannabis users. Physical Activities People engaged in a lot of physical activities benefit greatly from consuming medical cannabis on a daily basis. Athletes, for example with injuries find that their pain is relieved after ingesting medical cannabis. Exercise, in general, improves the physical health and when combined with ...
A common classification is the chemotypical division into a drug type, an intermediate type and a fiber type (Brenneisen 1987). The content of the most important psychotropic compound, the cannabinoid THC, is high in Cannabis of the drug type and low in the fiber hemp (Table 1). The THC content in industrial hemp that farmers may cultivate for subsidy in the European Union, and are permitted to grow in Canada, is restricted to a maximum of 0.3% with CBD:THC ratio of ,2:1. Australia has recently raised this level to 1%. Cannabidiol, a non-psychotropic compound, is the predominant cannabinoid in these hemp varieties. The median THC concentration of confiscated marijuana in the USA in 1997 was 4.2% (ElSohly 1998). Hemp with a THC-content lower than 1%, and also with a CBD-content higher than it s THC, was not classified as marijuana in this analysis of 35,312 samples confiscated in the USA between 1980 and 1997, but as ditchweed (ElSohly 1998). Ditchweed is feral hemp, wild-growing and weedy ...
The scheduling under the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs assumes a scientific justification. However, cannabis and cannabis resin have never been evaluated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) since it was mandated the review of psychoactive substances in 1948. The last evaluation for the international substance control conventions were therefore when the League of Nations evaluated them in 1924 and 1935.. In 80 years since that decision, both the social context of cannabis use and the science of drug dependence have dramatically changed. Yet, because there has never been a formal review, both herbal cannabis and cannabis resin continue to remain under the strictest drug control regime possible. As a result, in the absence of a recent scientific assessment, the continued prohibition of cannabis is completely illegitimate even though it may be legal.. With this wide ranging report (discussing topics from its effects on cognition and learning to mental health and therapeutic benefits), ...
Individuals will be recruited who are currently users of cannabis and alcohol to participate in this study. They will undergo a physical exam at screening. There will be six study visits where the subject will arrive at the Clinical Research Unit(University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics) the night before dosing. At each visit subjects will be receive one of the following six dosing regimens: placebo alcohol with placebo cannabis; placebo alcohol with low-dose cannabis, placebo alcohol with higher-dose of cannabis, low dose alcohol with placebo cannabis; low dose alcohol with low dose cannabis, low dose alcohol with higher-dose of cannabis. After dosing, participants will have provide saliva samples and blood drawn periodically to check cannabis levels and will complete a driving simulation. After completing the drive, additional saliva samples and blood draws will occur and participants will be monitored until it is safe to transport home ...
(Prevalence of Daily Cannabis Use Among Youth in Canada) Eight of the nine provinces with student drug use surveys ask about daily or almost daily use of cannabis in the past month. Overall, 2.2-5.3% of students report smoking cannabis every day or almost every day in the past 30 days (Table 31 and Figure 31). In four of the eight provinces, the prevalence of daily or almost daily cannabis use was significantly greater among males than females (Table 32 and Figure 32). When examined by grade, the same pattern as noted in all previous indicators emerges.
Ever wonder what the top 3 reasons women consume cannabis were? Luckily, a cannabis lifestyle brand has the answers you want.. A recent survey reveals the top 3 reasons women consume cannabis. This in-depth study of women and cannabis use comes from the female-focused cannabis lifestyle brand Van der Pop. Their goal was to learn more about the demographic they aspire to serve to the highest standard. Heres what else the survey found.. The Survey. While medical marijuana programs, and to a lesser extent legalized recreational weed, are spreading throughout the United States, our neighbors to the north gear up for a nation-wide lift on cannabis prohibition. It seems that both countries are moving toward a happier, greener future. But we cant make any meaningful changes without data!. The Seattle-based cannabis lifestyle brand, Van der Pop, primarily serves female clientele. To better understand the needs and concerns of their client base, they conducted a survey. The survey attracted a grand ...
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It is a fact: Cannabis is one of the most popular drugs in the world. Some research shows that cannabis is actually the most commonly used drug in the United States. A 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health shows that there are 22.2 million past-month users among the United States populous. Simply put: that is a lot of people using cannabis. And with legalization happening in an ever-increasing number of states, that number will very likely continue to increase.
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fMRI study finds neural correlates to support cognitive model. Researchers at the University of Bergen in Norway have found new support for their theory that cannabis use causes a temporary cognitive breakdown in non-psychotic individuals, leading to long-term psychosis. In an fMRI study published this week in Frontiers in Psychiatry, researchers found a different brain activity pattern in schizophrenia patients with previous cannabis use than in schizophrenic patients without prior cannabis use.. The results reinforce the researchers model where cannabis users suffering from schizophrenia actually may have higher cognitive abilities than non-cannabis using schizophrenics. This difference may indicate that the cannabis-user group did not have the same mental propensity for psychosis.. While brain activity for both groups was similar, there are subtle differences between schizophrenia sufferers with a history of cannabis use and those who have never used cannabis. These differences lead us to ...
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The waxy fraction from the variety Carma of fiber hemp (Cannabis sativa) afforded the unusual cannabinoid 4, identified as the farnesyl prenylogue of cannabigerol (CBG, 1) on the basis of its spectroscopic properties. A comparative study of the profile of 4 and 1 toward metabotropic (CB1, CB2) and i …
San Diego, CA: A history of cannabis use among people living with HIV is associated with a lower likelihood of neurocognitive decline, according to data published in the Journal of Acquired Immunity Deficiency Syndrome. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego assessed the association between cannabis use, neurocognitive impairment, and verbal and learning performance in patients with HIV and non-using controls. Investigators reported that HIV patients who used cannabis were significantly less likely to experience neurocognitive impairment as compared to those patients who had no history of marijuana exposure.. They concluded: Our findings present evidence that cannabis exposure was associated with lower odds of NCI (neurocognitive impairment) in the context of HIV. … Our results are consistent with the idea that under some circumstances, cannabis might be neuroprotective. Full text of the study, Cannabis exposure is associated with a lower likelihood of neurocognitive ...
Decarboxylation of cannabinoids and cannabis products is very crucial to understanding the power of cannabis as medicine. The cannabis plant only has the ability to produce cannabinoid acids, like THCA, and THC is only created by decarboxylation outside the plant. This decarboxylation is usually done by fire when smoking, or by baking in edibles. Most cannabinoids lose approximately 87.7 percent of their mass upon decarboxylation. This means that if you had 100 grams of crystalline isolate of a cannabinoid acid, such as THCA, after decarboxylation you would have 87.7 grams left of THC.. This is important for people decarboxylating their cannabinoids themselves, such as producers of cannabis infused edible products and hash oil producer that wish to sell decarboxylated oil. This is also important for advertisers of raw cannabis products such as cured cannabis flower, who must either report the value of the cannabinoid acid directly observed by the testing lab, use the theoretical conversion, or ...
For many of our parents, cannabis has been repeatedly described as a gateway drug. Oftentimes, theyre convinced cannabis is a dangerous substance, reserved for drug addicts and hooligans. And, really, it is not their fault. For generations, cannabis has been portrayed in a negative (and false) light. Many people have been indoctrinated into believing that cannabis is unsafe. This has been reflected in the prohibition of cannabis, as well as its current Schedule 1 federal status.. Yet, as many of us now understand - after scientific studies and countless experiences - cannabis may be utilized in a positive and beneficial way. It has helped children manage severe seizures. It has given countless individuals their life back after coping with chronic pain for years. It is prescribed by physicians for cancer, arthritis, nausea and other serious conditions. For many of us, cannabis is as normal as it is for some people to use other medications. Yet, openly talking about our cannabis use, ...
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  • Although the great majority of adults who used cannabis did not go on to initiate or increase their nonmedical opioid use, a strong prospective association between cannabis and opioid use disorder should nevertheless sound a note of caution in ongoing policy discussions concerning cannabis and in clinical debate over authorization of medical marijuana to reduce nonmedical use of prescription opioids and fatal opioid overdoses. (
  • A cannabis shop, cannabis dispensary, or cannabis cooperative is a location at which marijuana is sold for recreational or medical use. (
  • According to Marijuana Moment , as of January 16, there were 975 cannabis-related bills moving through state legislatures and Congress for 2020 sessions. (
  • To my surprise I could only find two sets of recommended cannabis profiles, one published by Mel Frank in his Marijuana Grower's Insider's Guide, the other by pH Imbalance (no relation to myself) in his MJ Growers Handbook, both are shown further below. (
  • Cannabis genomics research has discovered over 100 cannabinoids including marijuana molecules, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), both of which are the most well known and have been studied most extensively. (
  • Marijuana/cannabis is a freat medicinal drug which helps cuting many diseases like diabetes, cancer, migraines, appetite, etc. (
  • Marijuana is obtained from the cannabis plant and also from its hemp fiber. (
  • Sally Gaer helped successfully lobby for a limited medical-marijuana bill in 2014, and has started receiving shipments of Charlotte's Web, a cannabis oil, for her daughter, Margaret who has severe epilepsy. (
  • Cannabis or marijuana is the most used recreational, and until recently illegal, drug in the United States. (
  • Extracting or separating marijuana resin, producing or processing any form of marijuana concentrates or marijuana-infused products - State liquor and cannabis board to adopt rules. (
  • Marijuana is the latest craze to sweep through the tech world, as entrepreneurs and investors look to cannabis to be the next big thing. (
  • James and her husband opened a medical cannabis business in Colorado only after the Justice Department's October 2009 Ogden memo advised federal prosecutors to "not focus federal resources in your States on individuals whose actions are in clear and unambiguous compliance with existing state laws providing for the medical use of marijuana. (
  • As each year passes, we are able to bask in the benefits of substantial cannabis culture breakthroughs-be that advancements in marijuana legalization or an industry expanding thanks to innovation and good intentions. (
  • Made in collaboration with cannabis publication Broccoli Magazine, Goldleaf's pretty ikebana prints embed the marijuana leaf subtly in larger, delicate floral arrangements by Amy Merrick. (
  • The potency of the delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive constituent in marijuana , in today's cannabis is much higher than in years past. (
  • Cannabis, better known as marijuana, has been used for its medicinal properties for thousands of years. (
  • Find out about the history of marijuana use, the chemistry behind a "high", and the possible dangers and benefits of cannabis. (
  • Cannabis, or marijuana, is a drug derived from certain strains of the plant Cannabis sativa . (
  • Cannabis (marijuana, hashish, weed, dope) is the most commonly used illicit recreational drug in Australia. (
  • I'm going to trust people like John Dreyzehner, our commissioner (of the Tennessee Department of Health), in terms of the fears that he has around medical marijuana and some of the issues there versus cannabis oil, which he feels like can help some people in very specific situations," Haslam told reporters in Franklin after confirming he signed the bill Monday morning. (
  • Some of the major medicinal marijuana manufacturers in Canada include Aphria Inc (TSE: APH), Aurora Cannabis (TSE:ACB) Canopy Growth Corp (TSE:WEED) and MedReleaf Corp (TSE: LEAF), all of which average volume around 1 million shares or more. (
  • Cannabis use crosses over into disorder territory when it begins to cause dysfunction in users' day-to-day lives, derailing their commitment to school or work and sowing conflict in their families, said Dr. Grant, the lead author of the Canadian Paediatric Society's position statement on marijuana, released last fall. (
  • After medical marijuana became legal in Massachusetts, cannabis-related poison control calls involving the commonwealth's children and teenagers doubled, according to a public health investigation led by University of Massachusetts Amherst injury prevention researcher Jennifer Whitehill. (
  • Now, a new study shows that when adults mix prescription opioids for pain with marijuana or cannabis, they report higher rates of anxiety and depression symptoms. (
  • RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian pharmaceutical regulator Anvisa on Tuesday approved regulations for the roll-out of medicinal cannabis-based products but in a separate vote blocked a proposal to allow domestic medical marijuana plantations. (
  • Brazil's decision to allow cannabis-based products is part of a slowly changing worldwide view toward illegal drugs, with growing investment in the medicinal benefits of marijuana and other narcotics. (
  • Colombia has also legalized medical marijuana, while in Mexico, the supreme court ordered the country's health ministry to speed up its issuance of medical marijuana regulations, with recreational cannabis also being discussed by lawmakers. (
  • PotBotics, a Palo Alto and New York-based developer of technology solutions for the medical cannabis market, has announced the beta launch of its first product, PotBot - "Your Virtual Budtender" at the Marijuana Business Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. (
  • Available exclusively on , the PotBot recommendation engine guides medical marijuana patients to the appropriate cannabinoid levels, cannabis strains, and consumption methods for twenty-eight specific ailments. (
  • After much user testing, we are confident that the PotBot recommendation engine will provide valuable information for new and experienced medical marijuana patients, lessen their reliance on experimentation and guesswork, and improve their confidence in consistent and personalized cannabis treatments," said David Goldstein, CEO of PotBotics. (
  • PotBot is an effective tool for the baby boomer demographic and new cannabis patients to educate themselves on the medical value of marijuana. (
  • This is by far the most comprehensive Marijuana / Cannabis app in the app store today for Breeder's, Caregivers and Medical Patients. (
  • Marijuana or cannabis flowers contain the most cannabinoids and have the most therapeutic potential. (
  • Medical marijuana is a plant-based medicine from the Cannabis sativa or Cannabis indica species with three major active compounds: THC, CBD, and CBN. (
  • Medical marijuana or medical cannabis refers to any part of the marijuana plant that is used to treat health problems. (
  • What is medical marijuana or medical cannabis? (
  • Medical marijuana is the medical use of the Cannabis sativa or Cannabis indica plant to relieve symptoms of, or treat diseases and conditions. (
  • While edible forms of cannabis have been around for decades, these products have become more widely available and acceptable to many teens as a growing number of U.S. states have legalized marijuana for medical and recreational use. (
  • Science is an unstoppable force behind changes in marijuana policy worldwide, yet cannabis science is not well understood by laypeople. (
  • One source of exogenous cannabinoids is marijuana, or to use marijuana's botanical name, cannabis. (
  • Smoked marijuana stays mainly in the brain, while consumed cannabis has a more holistic effect. (
  • Although cannabis has been shown to fight many kinds of cancer, there are also studies suggest that a higher rate of lung injury and cancer can be caused by smoking marijuana. (
  • If you still prefer to smoke cannabis, don't discount the benefits of marijuana edibles . (
  • Background: Allergic sensitization to Cannabis sativa is rarely reported, but the increasing consumption of marijuana has resulted in an increase in the number of individuals who become sensitized. (
  • From there, guests get a driving tour of Summit, during which they can enjoy what they bought at the cannabis store while their guide walks them through the best way to smoke and experience marijuana. (
  • Evolution and classification of Cannabis sativa (marijuana, hemp) in relation to human utilization. (
  • De Cannabis sativa , Nederlandse naam 'hennep', is een plant die in grote delen van de wereld in de vrije natuur voorkomt. (
  • It is very difficult to ascertain the true range for Cannabis sativa as a naturalized plant, since it is often illicitly planted in wild areas. (
  • Citation for this treatment: Alan T. Whittemore & Elizabeth McClintock 2012, Cannabis sativa , in Jepson Flora Project (eds. (
  • The company, which was founded in 2013, was named for the two main varieties of cannabis: indica and sativa. (
  • The three main species typically recognized within the Cannabis sativa L. family include Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica and Cannabis ruderalis. (
  • An alternative may be found in the chemicals of the cannabis plant ( Cannabis sativa L.), which contains over 500 chemical components, with more than 100 of them being cannabinoids. (
  • The Plants Database includes the following 4 subspecies of Cannabis sativa . (
  • Characterization of Cannabis sativa allergens. (
  • With the adoption of the Cannabis Act on October 17, 2018 by the Federal Government, the sector is expected to grow as producers, manufacturers, and companies from across the value chain embrace opportunities in both the recreational and medical markets. (
  • A fuller review of extracts or preparations containing almost exclusively CBD will take place in June 2018, when the WHO expert committee will undertake a comprehensive review of cannabis and cannabis related substances. (
  • Canada's Cannabis Act will come into effect on October 17, 2018. (
  • In the UK, "cannabis based products for medical use in humans" were rescheduled on 1 November 2018. (
  • In fact, more than half - 51 per cent - of people who consume cannabis and have driven while impaired believe they are as good or better than a sober driver, according to a 2018 CAA-Ipsos study on drug-impaired driving. (
  • The CSC Events team is thrilled to announce that Amazon John Easterling with special guest, Olivia Newton-John will be joining us as our 2019 Cannabis Science Conference West Plenary Speakers. (
  • BOCA RATON, Fla. , Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Two men are expanding Bad Ass Cannabis Products and their proprietary blend of CBD oil throughout the United States to help Americans overcome anxiety and provide pain relief. (
  • NEW YORK , March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In the early twentieth century, cannabis was prohibited under the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937. (
  • Earlier last month the company announced breaking cannabis news that, 'its wholly-owned subsidiary, MediPharm Labs Inc. ('MediPharm Labs' or the 'Company'), has entered into its first definitive international sales agreement, dated February 20, 2019, with AusCann Group Holdings Ltd. ('AusCann') to supply private label purified, pharmaceutical grade cannabis oil concentrates, or resin, from MediPharm Labs' own inventory of oil for export to Australia. (
  • It has been widely reported that WHO officially recommended on December 14, 2017 that cannabis compound cannabidiol (CBD) not be internationally scheduled as a controlled substance. (
  • But a 2017 review of the scientific research into cannabis use for sleep and sleep disorders concludes that the overall picture is far from clear and more studies are needed. (
  • A Seattle cannabis tour makes a stop at Dawg Star Cannabis, which won a Dope Cup award in 2017 for one of their strains. (
  • A cannabis edible , also known as a cannabis-infused food or simply an edible , is a food product that contains cannabinoids , especially tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). (
  • [19] Generally, however, because oral doses are processed by the digestive system and the liver before entering the bloodstream, cannabinoids that are ingested are absorbed more slowly and have delayed and lower peak concentrations, and are cleared more slowly, compared to inhaling them in the aerosol that is formed when cannabis is burnt. (
  • One is not usually able to distinguish between regular baked goods and those containing cannabinoids before consumption, but they tend to have a slightly green tinge and they often emit a faint cannabis smell. (
  • Research in to cannabis and cannabinoids has significantly advanced our understanding of human biology including how the endocannabinoid system can affect human health, and disease. (
  • Cannabinoids including the many other naturally occurring components of cannabis can modulate the physiological systems in the human brain and body, this is an established scientific fact. (
  • When people use cannabis, the cannabinoids bind to these receptors in the same way," she said. (
  • Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research is the only peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the scientific, medical, and psychosocial exploration of clinical cannabis, cannabinoids, and the biochemical mechanisms of endocannabinoids. (
  • Full-length descriptions of original research on cannabis, cannabinoids, and the endocannabinoid system. (
  • They suggest that gaining a deeper understanding of how cannabinoids and sex steroids interact is both crucial to assess the effect of increasing cannabis use and to effectively deal with the results. (
  • The cannabis plant can be breed for different levels of these cannabinoids, and specific strains have been developed to treat specific ailments, such as ADHD. (
  • Our CBD premium liquid elixirs are natural, broad-spectrum hemp cannabis oils containing natural cannabinoids, terpenes and a range of other healthy natural compounds including flavonoids, vitamins, amino acids and enzymes,' said Justin Green , CEO of Bad Ass Cannabis Products. (
  • [ 8 ] Cannabinoids, or more specifically phytocannabinoids, are the main active chemical components of the cannabis plant. (
  • Thus, the cannabinoids from the cannabis plant can be utilized by the human cannabinoid system. (
  • These are the compounds that contribute to the unique scent of cannabis, but they also pack a potent medicinal punch when they synergize with the cannabinoids to produce what's known as the entourage effect. (
  • Schiffnerula cannabis is a plant pathogen infecting hemp. (
  • Foods and beverages made from non-psychoactive cannabis products are known as hemp foods . (
  • Musician and founder of hemp and cannabis brand Shaboink, Post Malone announced this week a partnership with Icon Farms and Sherbinskis to launch Shaboink hemp pre-rolls. (
  • Thonburi Healthcare Group and Srinakharinwirot University executives pose for a photograph after signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the research, development and production of medicinal cannabis and hemp products in Bangkok. (
  • Thonburi Healthcare Group (THG) is teaming up with partners to research, develop and produce cannabis and hemp products for medical purposes. (
  • THG chairman Dr Boon Vanasin said the MoU is aimed at developing and carrying out research on medical products from cannabis and hemp extracts that are easy to use, efficient and suitable in the treatment of many diseases. (
  • The Tottori Prefectural Assembly approved a revision Monday to a drug control ordinance to place a complete ban on growing cannabis, including hemp for industrial use. (
  • For patients, especially in Europe who need cannabis oil there is a website one can find helpful people who are in contact with several private oil makers who produce organic hemp oil. (
  • Cannabis indica Lam. (
  • But it is a different matter altogether when folk want to use Cannabis indica, its pharmacologically active constituents or their artificially made analogues. (
  • Kyle Detwiler, chief executive of Clever Leaves , an international operator with brands, extraction facilities, cultivation operations, and other investments in six countries, says that countries like Colombia and Portugal that have been among the first to legalize cannabis "are poised to continue establishing their global dominance in short order. (
  • And even better in a middle east country like Lebanon, the parliament regulated the cultivation of cannabis for use in medical research. (
  • Countries such as Argentina , Australia , Colombia , Germany , Mexico , and Spain have all introduced cannabis legislation to allow for personal consumption and cultivation in regulated quantities. (
  • To avoid any conflicts with international treaties, cannabis cultivation would remain formally prohibited. (
  • I worry that local government will greatly narrow where commercial cannabis activity (and especially cultivation) is allowed. (
  • The NE Cannabis Community Awards Show will be Friday, Night March 20th as part of the 6th Annual New England Cannabis Convention, and will also serve as a fund raiser for the 2020 NECANN Social equity scholarship. (
  • A new practice guideline published in the journal CMAJ in February 2020 describes five types of drug interactions possible with the use of cannabis. (
  • This book addresses the urgent need of cancer patients for reliable information about medicinal cannabis that is free from the frenzy of cannabusiness, recreational drug culture, product promotion and internet misinformation. (
  • Then around the 20th century, cannabis became more accessible and more widely used for recreational purposes. (
  • is planning to begin selling cannabis to recreational users in San Leandro, Calif. The City Council on March 18 voted to approve an ordinance for adult-use cannabis sales in the city. (
  • a cannabis producer with operations in Canada, Washington and California, announced its membership in the Global Cannabis Partnership, a collaboration of players in the government-sanctioned adult-use recreational cannabis industry. (
  • is teaming up with Velvet Management to be its Canada-wide sales and distribution agent for its premium wellness, recreational, and craft cannabis products to be sold through provincially licensed stores and online retailers. (
  • High rates of use of cannabis and other recreational/illicit drugs in patients with bipolar disorder are well documented. (
  • Of these, four were for medical cannabis and five were for recreational use. (
  • However, as the North American region's recreational market begins to develop and expand, the recreational sector is expected to become the main driver for the overall cannabis industry. (
  • Recreational Cannabis Users and Growers in Colorado and Washington states will find this app highly beneficial. (
  • Since California residents voted in favor of recreational cannabis in 2016, more and more restaurants and bars have been getting friendly with the plant, incorporating CBD and terpenes into their offerings. (
  • The surveys were also conducted before the state of California's legalization of recreational cannabis sales, the authors note. (
  • With more than a year since the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada, the effects of its use during pregnancy are only now beginning to be understood. (
  • With medical and recreational cannabis now legal in Massachusetts and Maine, the upcoming convention is the perfect opportunity to bring all aspects of the industry under one roof. (
  • clearly there are health risks associated with cannabis. (
  • Parents should make sure teens understand the very real health risks associated with cannabis use during a period in life when their bodies and brains are still developing, Rome said. (
  • New research from Queen's and Western universities show real risks associated with cannabis exposure during pregnancy. (
  • This study is important to support clinicians in communicating the very real risks associated with cannabis use during pregnancy. (
  • It's been four and a half years on the medicinal cannabis, and for us, it's been a huge change, and, yeah, I don't think he'd still be here, I really don't. (
  • It's a very exciting time at the moment in the world of medicinal cannabis. (
  • The research team noted that, at the time, PTSD was an acceptable condition for medicinal cannabis use in five states, and cannabis use for medical reasons was growing in the U.S. (
  • Metiria Turei's Medicinal Cannabis Bill will make it legal for patients with severe or life threatening illnesses and injuries to access the medicine they need. (
  • I am taking medicinal cannabis for pain can this be a problem with my taking Synthroid? (
  • Cannabis and psychosis. (
  • To date, the consensus is that cannabis use increases the risk of psychosis but, across the population, the effect is relatively small. (
  • Cannabis use makes you more likely to experience psychosis, but your genetics, early development and life experiences have a much stronger effect on your chances of becoming ill. (
  • Can cannabis cause psychosis? (
  • Two cases of "cannabis acute psychosis" following the administration of oral cannabis. (
  • The findings, published in the January issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry , provide the first experimental evidence of the effect cannabis has on the importance people attach to things they perceive and help explain why some more potent forms of the drugs are more strongly linked to psychosis. (
  • The increasing prevalence in Europe and the UK of more potent forms of cannabis with high levels of THC is worrying, as there is a strong evidence of a link between THC and psychosis in some individuals. (
  • There is stronger evidence that heavy use of cannabis can lead to psychosis, especially among people who have a family history of mental illness, Dr. Beck said. (
  • A new Addiction Biology study provides the first evidence of a blunted response to stress-induced dopamine signaling in the brain's prefrontal cortex in individuals at high risk for psychosis who regularly used cannabis. (
  • Cannabidiol is one of several (probably 200) compounds of the cannabis plant. (
  • The U.S. government sponsored extensive preclinical research in to the effects of some of the compounds in cannabis, one of them being the cannabinoid known as cannabidiol or "CBD" - This highly regarded research showed that CBD has potent anti-tumoral properties. (
  • Cannabidiol and THCV- in cannabis that can improve the amount of calories consumption our bodies' burns. (
  • The study looked at 15 healthy men, who were occasional cannabis users, to examine the effects of the two main components of cannabis, Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) on regional brain function. (
  • However, cannabidiol (CBD),the other major ingredient in cannabis, had the opposite effect on the brain. (
  • The most well-known compounds found within the cannabis plant are THC, cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabinol (CBN). (
  • Cannabis strains with high levels of cannabidiol (CBD) typically have higher levels of cannabidivarin as well, but accurate quantitation of both compounds for potency and strain ID is a must, especially as interest in using CBDV as an anticonvulsant and anti-nausea treatment continues to rise. (
  • Cannabis is a plant-derived drug containing the psychoactive ingredient delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and non-psychoactive cannabidiol (CBD). (
  • [ 3 ] Another key component of cannabis is cannabidiol (CBD) that, while nonintoxicating, does affect mood and cognition. (
  • Since there are various forms of cannabis, including crude and purified mixtures that have varying THC:CBD ratios, the final drug interaction will also depend on the chemical profile of the preparation. (
  • Edibles tend to be more potent than smoked or vaped forms of cannabis and often provide deeper body relaxation , making them ideal for anyone treating back pain. (
  • A further 2016 study found that daily cannabis use had a negative impact on sleep quality in young adults who had no reported sleeping difficulties. (
  • The issue of the therapeutic use of cannabis has gained further significance over the past few years and especially since the election of 2016. (
  • The prevalence of depression, cannabis use, and alcohol abuse increased among former smokers from 2005 to 2016 in the U.S., according to a new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. (
  • In some U.S. states that have legalized cannabis, edibles have experienced a dramatic rise in sales. (
  • [15] However, there is growing concern about the danger edibles pose to children and inexperienced cannabis consumers, who may easily consume too much at once, possibly not even realizing the food has been infused. (
  • TORONTO - Ontario cannabis store shoppers with a hankering for edibles were out of luck Monday. (
  • Cannabis start-ups proliferated, from edibles manufacturers to advertising companies to tourism. (
  • Even if you are open-minded about the benefits of cannabis , popular methods like eating edibles, smoking, or vaping can seem intimidating. (
  • As someone who didn't want to smoke cannabis, Jan looked to edibles instead. (
  • Are Edibles Safer than Smoking Cannabis? (
  • Pet owners should treat cannabis, including cannabis-containing edibles, like prescription medications and keep them out of the reach of pets. (
  • [8] The oil-solubility of cannabis extracts was also known to ancient Indians , with Sanskrit recipes requiring cannabis to be sautéed in ghee before mixing it with other ingredients. (
  • As such, as CBD is not currently a scheduled substance in its own right (only as a component of cannabis extracts), current information does not justify a change in this scheduling position and does not justify scheduling of the substance. (
  • However, where CBD is produced for pharmaceutical purposes as an extract of cannabis, cannabis extracts and tinctures are included in the 1961 UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. (
  • HollyWeed North Cannabis, the parent company of HollyWeed Manufacturing & Extracts, is a British Columbia-based company that operates several subsidiaries specializing in the growth, manufacturing, licensing, and production of cannabis and other pharmaceutical grade products. (
  • cannabis oil and other medical concentrates (including CBD which doesn't induce a head high) are common forms of treatment for women's health issues , anxiety, pain and insomnia . (
  • MediPharm Labs has quickly established a global reputation as the go-to producer of high quality, pharmaceutical grade cannabis concentrates at commercial scale. (
  • He has been practicing law for almost 20 years and concentrates his practice on cannabis compliance and defense. (
  • each variety of weed has its own terpene profile, which helps account for one of the riddles of cannabis: that even if two strains share the same psychoactive molecule - 9-delta tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC - one can make its users collapse in gales of laughter while the other produces paranoia and yet another seems (at least for a moment) to reveal the secrets of the universe. (
  • [ 22 ] As for cannabis, its major cannabinoid is Δ 9 -tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a partial CB 1 -receptor agonist, that produces a variety of effects including altered cognition and motor function, analgesia, and psychotropic effects (eg, drug high). (
  • The psychoactive ingredient in cannabis is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. (
  • Many plants now contain higher amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the active ingredient in cannabis. (
  • In the wake of rising rates of nonmedical prescription opioid use, there has been increased public and professional interest in the possibility that cannabis might help to curb or prevent opioid use disorder," Mark Olfson , MD, MPH, of Columbia University Medical Center, New York, and colleagues wrote. (
  • Consumers will "begin to insist" on CBD standards agrees Bill Thurman, chief executive of Redbird Bioscience a medical cannabis operator and producer of pharmaceutical-grade cannabis for patients in Oklahoma. (
  • Until cannabis is taken of the Schedule One substance list, medical research will be challenging to undertake. (
  • Medical cannabis drug development requires an extensive knowledge of cannabis-related IP rights, and a proven record in pre-clinical cannabis-derived study. (
  • The anecdotal evidence that cannabis has a positive effect on a long list of medical conditions from epilepsy, pain, cancer, even Alzheimer's Disease is building. (
  • And they offer huge medical potential, because they might be able to tap into one of the body's natural systems - one that runs on its own cannabis-like molecules and is key. (
  • According to the California Pacific Medical Center and Dr. Sean McAllister's lab, the most effective medical cannabis results were obtained when CBD was administered at the same time with THC. (
  • Hall W, Degenhardt L. Adverse health effects of non-medical cannabis use. (
  • Tabram was introduced to the substance last year to relieve her medical problems, and soon after started preparing a variety of cannabis-laced dishes for herself and her friends, including "chicken and leek pies, curries, beef casseroles, chocolate cakes and biscuits. (
  • Several states in America have recently allowed healthcare professionals to use cannabis as a treatment for various medical conditions. (
  • Others are also currently considering their position on the medical use of cannabis. (
  • In 2004, Obama had described the "war on drugs" as "an utter failure," and on the campaign trail in 2008, when asked by Oregon's Mail Tribune about medical cannabis, he said, "There really is no difference between that and a doctor prescribing morphine or anything else. (
  • Under the president's watch, there have been unprecedented federal crackdowns on medical cannabis in the seventeen states that have allowed it, along with Washington, DC. (
  • Federal intervention continues in Colorado, leader of the national industry, where James owned a medical cannabis business. (
  • But since then, US attorneys in more than half the states with medical cannabis laws have written letters to state officials stating, essentially, that federal law trumps state law. (
  • Others threatened landlords renting to medical cannabis businesses or banks holding medical cannabis accounts. (
  • The IRS audited dispensaries in California and Colorado, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said medical cannabis users couldn't own firearms, in effect treating legal patients as criminals. (
  • (CNN) -- An ancient race that lived 2,700 years ago in the Gobi Desert may have been among the first to use cannabis for medical or religious purposes. (
  • It's now legal to use cannabis oil for limited medical purposes in Tennessee. (
  • In practice, the NHS has warned that "very few people in England are likely to get a prescription for medical cannabis," 1 because of the tight restrictions that have been put in place. (
  • In addition, Dr Gonzales-Pinto told Medscape Medical News that "patients that continued using cannabis had more suicide attempts than those that quit or those who never used cannabis. (
  • Commenting for Medscape Medical News , Steven Marwaha, PhD, MRCPsych, associate clinical professor of psychiatry, University of Warwick, United Kingdom, who is also the coauthor of a recently published meta-analysis that linked cannabis use to exacerbation of manic symptoms, said the research points to the need for cannabis cessation in patients with bipolar disorder. (
  • Proposition P urged the state of California to make cannabis available for medical use. (
  • Cannabis was first approved for legal medical use at the state level California in 1996 and many other states followed suit. (
  • The official approach to the control of substance use has gradually shifted since California legalized medical cannabis and Portugal decriminalized all drugs. (
  • Last month Orrin Devinsky, a neurologist at New York University Langone Medical Center, and his colleagues across multiple research centers published the results from the largest study to date of a cannabis-based drug for treatment-resistant epilepsy in The Lancet Neurology . (
  • Medical cannabis fights a surprising number of diseases and disorders, including epilepsy , eating disorders , mesothelioma and even many types of cancers . (
  • The Canadian Medical Association, the Canadian Psychiatric Association, the Canadian Paediatric Society and other organizations representing front-line health-care providers have been busy broadcasting their concerns about the ill effects of cannabis, especially for chronic smokers under the age of 25. (
  • Emeritus Professor Lester Grinspoon from Harvard Medical School, believes that Cannabis will be the world's most important medical drug in the 21st century. (
  • The scientific and lay literature of the medical effectiveness of cannabis is extensive. (
  • The aim is to create quality medical-grade cannabis products that are affordable to the Thai people, said Dr Boon. (
  • SWU is a leading university in Thailand and is renowned for its academic excellence and teaching standards, so we will benefit from their expertise in medical cannabis," Dr Boon said. (
  • SWU is looking forward to working with THG to help optimise the quality and safety of the medical cannabis products that will be available to patients. (
  • We are proud to be part of medical cannabis development in Thailand," he said. (
  • Apart from cooperation on cannabis research, SWU also signed an agreement on academic cooperation with THG to upgrade the Heart Center at Panyananthaphikkhu Chonprathan Medical Center (PCMC), a teaching hospital under the direction of SWU, to be one of the best in its field. (
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome - Has anybody else found that medical cannabis has relieved their symptoms? (
  • About PotBotics: PotBotics, Inc. is a Palo Alto and New York-based developer and marketer of enterprise class technology solutions for the medical cannabis market. (
  • Prior to that, cannabis was used as a medical remedy to treat maladies such as asthma, cough, migraine, insomnia, and opiate withdrawal. (
  • In particular, many of those countries are moving towards the legalization of medical cannabis due to its therapeutic effects. (
  • Currently, the medical cannabis sector accounts for the majority of the market share. (
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  • Our strategic goal of 2014 was to have a market-ready, innovative payment solution for the medical cannabis industry. (
  • I am happy to announce we've achieved that goal," said Jeremy Roberts, Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions CEO. (
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  • Here are some examples of how medical cannabis can be very effective. (
  • The benefits of medical cannabis are multifaceted. (
  • With 16 U.S. states having decriminalized or legalized cannabis for non-medical use and eight more heading toward some kind of legalization, federal prohibition's days seem numbered. (
  • Step 3: Receive your 329 Medical Cannabis Ecard in your email a few business days after your appointment. (
  • Have you had a medical cannabis card in the past? (
  • Ohana Kamaaina Special includes medical records analysis, face-to-face appointment, one-on-one time with our in-house Certified Medical Cannabis Consultant, file creation, application processing, two additional tele-med appointments if needed, and education. (
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  • I understand all medical cannabis (all cannabis), should be kept away from children. (
  • I agree at all times to abide by Hawaii law in regard to my use of medical cannabis and hereby release and waive all claims against Honolulu Wellness Center, Infinity Life Center, Paul Klink CMCC, Michael Pasquale DO, our staff, our vendors, our family, and associates from any and all liability related to my use of medical cannabis. (
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  • In the wake of the research, published today in The Lancet medical journal, there were calls for the Government to reverse its decision to downgrade cannabis to a class C drug. (
  • MadgeTech is making the quick trip to neighboring Massachusetts for the 3rd Annual New England Cannabis Convention this weekend, April 22nd and 23rd at the Hynes Convention Center. (
  • Plant breeders rights (PBR) for new cannabis varieties Cannabis Industry: opportunities are there! (
  • Cannabis is a versatile plant. (
  • THC is this bit of the cannabis plant which makes you stoned, you get a high feeling, so it is psychoactive, and it also impairs your cognitive performance. (
  • Sinds mensenheugenis wordt de plant voor verschillende doeleinden gekweekt: als grondstof voor textiel, als medicijn en natuurlijk wegens de psychoactieve eigenschappen, al dan niet toegepast in religieuze ceremonies. (
  • Reports that cannabis eased IBD symptoms indicated the possible existence of cannabinoid receptors in the intestinal lining, which respond to molecules in the plant-derived chemicals. (
  • Volume 1 of this 3 part series, Cannabis in Context guides patients through the maze of misinformation to help them understand cannabis as a plant, as a medicinal herb, and its different preparations as well giving an essential framework for how herbs can be effectively incorporated into cancer care. (
  • Gertsch J, Pertwee RG, Di Marzo V. Phytocannabinoids beyond the Cannabis plant - do they exist? (
  • We explored the analgesic effects of inhaled pharmaceutical-grade cannabis using the cannabis plant with all its natural components. (
  • The Cannabis plant was used medically for centuries around the world until the early 1900s. (
  • Cannabis is a complex plant with hundreds of compounds all acting synergistically to promote the medicinal benefits. (
  • Making baked goods and other snacks with cannabis is a great way to use the other parts of the plant that you can't use for smoking. (
  • More than half of people who consume cannabis and have driven while impaired believe they are as good or better than a clean and sober driver. (
  • Thanks to a rapidly evolving legal industry, there are many ways to consume cannabis depending on your personal preference. (
  • This means that you can consume edible cannabis anytime of the day without your daily activities being affected by it. (
  • However, they suggested that cannabis produces psychotomimetic symptoms, which in turn might lead to connecting seemingly unrelated concepts, an aspect of divergent thinking considered primary to creative thinking. (
  • Cannabis smokers with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have often claimed that smoking a joint seems to lessen their symptoms. (
  • Cannabis can cause psychotic symptoms even at low doses. (
  • Cannabis use can also trigger or worsen psychotic symptoms in people living with an illness like schizophrenia, even when their illness is otherwise stable and responding well to treatment. (
  • Although anyone can experience psychotic symptoms from cannabis use, it hasn't been demonstrated yet whether cannabis can cause a psychotic illness in someone who isn't otherwise susceptible. (
  • It would also be of interest to examine the association of cannabis with depressive symptoms and its effect on medication adherence," she added. (
  • When it comes to cannabis, there aren t major physical withdrawal symptoms, like those of someone getting off heroin or meth would experience. (
  • Cannabis use is linked to an increase in both manic and depressive symptoms in people with bipolar disorder, according to a new study by Lancaster University. (
  • One theory that is used to explain high levels of drug use is that people use cannabis to self-medicate their symptoms of bipolar disorder," said Tyler. (
  • Cannabis use was also associated with an increase in positive mood, manic symptoms and paradoxically an increase in depressive symptoms, but not in the same individuals. (
  • The findings suggest that cannabis is not being used to self-medicate small changes in symptoms within the context of daily life. (
  • The team found that the more cannabis the person used, the smaller the hippocampus and amygdala, and the more severe their psychotic symptoms. (
  • In the case of a domestic flight, please be advised that unforeseen situations may and do arise that require a domestic flight to divert to a U.S. airport, where arriving in possession of cannabis is not legal. (
  • But by the late 1960s, the use and possession of cannabis became illegal in many countries, due to debates surrounding the drug's effects. (
  • Although cannabis has medicinal use, its consumption has been linked to motor vehicle accidents in dose dependent fashion. (
  • While the FDA did move to delist CBD as a Schedule 1 drug, the agency has not approved of any other cannabis-derived treatments or methods of consumption. (
  • Cannabis consumption alone can double or quadruple the risk of fatal crashes or serious injury. (
  • However, since the size of the hippocampus and amygdala in the men studied was not measured before the heavy consumption of cannabis began, it is not possible to say if the drug caused brain shrinkage or if these regions were already smaller. (
  • What is the legal age for cannabis consumption in Illinois? (
  • There is no public consumption allowed for cannabis. (
  • Cannabis is reportedly the most popular illicit substance in the world. (
  • Cannabis use and other illicit drug use: testing the cannabis gateway hypothesis. (
  • Cannabis is, by far, the most commonly used illicit drug both across the United States and globally. (
  • When it comes to retail distribution, the LCBO has the expertise, the experience, and the insight to ensure careful control of cannabis, helping us to discourage illicit market activity and see that illegal dispensaries are shut down," Sousa said Friday . (
  • Cannabis is the most frequently use illicit substance in the United States. (
  • Cannabis is the world's most used illicit substance. (
  • The world's largest cannabis dispensary is in Las Vegas, Nevada at 112,000 square feet opened by Planet 13 Holdings. (
  • The scent is coming from the Edmonton International Airport's new neighbour, Aurora Sky, one of the world's largest cannabis facilities. (
  • A new study in the American Journal of Psychiatry suggests that cannabis may actually have a more negative impact on teens' cognitive development than alcohol. (
  • In June, JAMA Psychiatry published a review that looked at 69 past studies on cannabis use among young people. (
  • Danielle Ramo, PhD, associate professor in residence and licensed psychologist in the department of psychiatry and the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), told Healthline that making a direct comparison between alcohol and cannabis use made this study unique. (
  • Our findings indicate that the negative effects of cannabis use on the course of bipolar disorder disappear when patients stop using it: We found that patients who stopped using cannabis during an acute manic/mixed episode had similar clinical and functional outcomes at 2 years as those who have never used cannabis," the researchers, led by Ana Gonzales-Pinto, MD, PhD, Division of Psychiatry Research, Santiago Apostol Hospital, Vitoria, Spain, write. (
  • Even though it's speculation to talk about mild or moderate users, one would expect dose-related change in the same brain areas," says Zerrin Atakan, a cannabis researcher at the Institute of Psychiatry in London. (
  • There are many different components found in cannabis. (
  • Brain imaging studies have allowed scientists to differentiate the effect on the brain of specific chemicals found in cannabis. (
  • CBD, the non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis, is extremely effective at treating inflammation. (
  • In particular, both patients and scientists have started to focus on the potential benefits of CBD, one of the main compounds in cannabis. (
  • Scientists can also isolate specific compounds in cannabis to create unique new medicines. (
  • This suggests that cannabis produces equally well under a wide range of nutrient strengths and profiles, and that using more is not necessarily better when using less gives the same results as using more. (
  • In addition, previous research suggests that cannabis has a deleterious effect on the course of the illness. (
  • A new study from researchers at Queen's University and Western University is the first to definitively show that regular exposure to THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, during pregnancy has significant impact on placental and fetal development. (
  • In certain territories in the United States and Canada, dispensaries distribute cannabis to the general public or in some cases only to approved patients. (
  • Cooperatives - Qualifying patients or designated providers may form - Requirements - Restrictions on locations - State liquor and cannabis board may adopt rules. (
  • Makers of the Select Oil and Select CBD brands, Cura strives to provide patients and customers with the cleanest, most flavorful high-quality cannabis oils, with the safest delivery methods available. (
  • The new law allows patients who suffer from seizures or epilepsy and received a recommendation from a doctor to use cannabis oil. (
  • Advocates point to studies and patients in other states who have responded positively from the use of cannabis oil. (
  • Bipolar patients with mania/mixed episodes who quit using cannabis do better than their counterparts who continue using the drug, new research shows. (
  • Our results also showed that patients who continued to use cannabis had worse outcomes than those who either stopped using cannabis or had never used it," the researchers add. (
  • However, the investigators note that the current study, known as the the European Mania in Bipolar Longitudinal Evaluation of Medication (EMBLEM) study, is "the first to explore the long-term consequences of continuation or cessation of cannabis use on remission, recovery, recurrence, and relapse in patients with bipolar disorder. (
  • The researchers analyzed the course of bipolar disorder in 1922 patients from various centers in 14 European countries who had either stopped using cannabis during acute treatment of mania or mixed state episode, were not users, or who had continued to use the drug. (
  • Of the 1922 patients, 132 (6.9%) continued cannabis use, 89 (4.6%) stopped use prior to the maintenance phase, and 1701 (88.5%) were not cannabis users. (
  • Nine of 130 patients (6.9 %) who continued using cannabis attempted suicide during the maintenance phase, in comparison with 51 of the 1701 nonusers (3.0 %) and 4 of 90 (4.4 %) who had quit using. (
  • In the future, investigations about the benefits of quitting cannabis should be conducted in younger patients, as they use cannabis more frequently," said Dr Gonzales-Pinto. (
  • For some patients, cannabis may offer help with sleep. (
  • Now, new scientific research provides evidence that cannabis may be an effective treatment for a third of epilepsy patients who, like Charlotte, have a treatment-resistant form of the disease. (
  • For example, an earlier 2015 study carried out by Chapman and his group at the University of Colorado revealed that 47 percent of patients whose families had moved to Colorado for cannabis-based epilepsy treatment reported improvement, compared with 22 percent in people who already lived there. (
  • For many patients, the only medicine that works to relieve their suffering is Cannabis. (
  • The pharmaceutical cannabis preparation Sativex has been approved for a number of patients. (
  • Metia Turei's Bill will increase access to this important medicine by allowing patients or their caregivers to grow their own cannabis. (
  • Metiria's Bill will allow for a more diverse range of cannabis products to be made available, to better suit the needs of patients. (
  • In this experimental randomized placebo-controlled 4-way crossover trial, we explored the analgesic effects of inhaled pharmaceutical-grade cannabis in 20 chronic pain patients with fibromyalgia. (
  • In this experimental trial, we explored the effect of pharmaceutical-grade cannabis in patients with chronic pain caused by the fibromyalgia (FM) syndrome. (
  • Found in large quantities in certain strains of cannabis, it allows patients to medicate with cannabis without feeling any form of intoxication, thus allowing them to work and fulfill other responsibilities while maintaining focus and concentration. (
  • To assess associations between cannabis use and change in risk for incident nonmedical prescription opioid use and opioid use disorder at 3 years, researchers analyzed data from wave 1 (2001-2002) and wave 2 (2004-2005) of the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. (
  • The more a person uses cannabis, the more likely they are to develop problem cannabis use, such as cannabis use disorder, dependence, abuse, or other varying levels of hazardous or potentially harmful behavior. (
  • While vulnerability to starting cannabis use and developing cannabis use disorder (CUD) is heritable, other risk factors are believed to speed the transition. (
  • Up to a quarter of people diagnosed with schizophrenia may also have a cannabis use disorder. (
  • According to the investigators, the study's findings "imply that stopping cannabis use is an important goal to achieve in cannabis users with bipolar disorder. (
  • People who have an unhealthy relationship with cannabis do not have an addiction they have cannabis use disorder. (
  • A resource by Medscape helps define a cannabis-related disorder as a problematic pattern of cannabis use leading to clinically significant impairment or distress. (
  • We should be asking what does cannabis use disorder look like? (
  • We know that 1 in 7 teenagers who start using cannabis will develop cannabis-use disorder, which is significant," said Christina Grant, a professor of pediatrics at McMaster University in Hamilton. (
  • The study is the first to examine the use of cannabis in the context of daily life among people with bipolar disorder. (
  • In the U.K., where the study took place, around two percent of the population suffers from bipolar disorder, with up to 60 percent of those using cannabis at some point in their lives. (
  • Opposite relationships between cannabis use and neurocognitive functioning in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. (
  • Nearly a century later, many countries around the world are advocating for the legalization of cannabis. (
  • If the proposal is subsequently adopted, it would be a first step towards the legalization of cannabis production in the Netherlands. (
  • Some people think that driving under the influence of cannabis carries little or no risk owing to the false notion that consumers are more relaxed and may drive more slowly. (
  • One of the most straightforward ways traders can add cannabis to their portfolio is through large- and mid-cap pharmaceutical companies traded on the major exchanges that also produce cannabis for medicinal use. (
  • But, if passed, the law would offer the Minister of Health the opportunity to tolerate a number of commercial enterprises to produce cannabis. (
  • When alcohol and other substance use was factored into the analysis, cannabis remained differentiated for reducing time to, and increasing frequency of, symptom recurrence but was not statistically distinct from other substances on the association with lower rates of remission and recovery. (
  • An alternative to biotechs and over-the-counter solutions companies is to look for cannabis stocks traded on Canadian exchanges where the substance is entirely legal for medicinal use. (
  • But cannabis can cause some problems for people who overuse the substance. (
  • Marjorie Wallace, chief executive of the mental health charity Sane, said: "The Lancet report justifies Sane's campaign that downgrading a substance with such known dangers masked the mounting evidence of direct links between the use of cannabis and later psychotic illness. (
  • This is especially true when teens vape cannabis. (
  • I also vape cannabis medically for another issue, but it does help with the pain. (
  • It is one of the many 88 species of fungi which attack Cannabis and with time, more are expected to be discovered. (
  • A host species for Schiffnerula cannabis has yet to be named (McPartland and Hughes, 1994). (
  • Cannabis Pathogens VII: A New Species Schiffnerula Cannabis. (
  • This approach enabled exploration of cannabis effects on pain relief relative to placebo cannabis that was similar in smell, appearance, and handling compared with the other varieties. (
  • By the time the 20th century rolled in, cannabis had acquired a very different image. (
  • Terpenes are the compounds that give the different strains of cannabis their distinctive aromas. (
  • McPartland, J. M. "A review of Cannabis diseases. (
  • We have actually written data by Assyrians in the Middle East that they used cannabis for neurological diseases 3,000 years ago. (
  • Scientists are in a battle to learn what kinds of pests and diseases pose a risk to cannabis and how to beat them. (
  • Formerly banned cannabis and the condemning of doctors who use it is currently recognized as beneficial in some diseases and doctors have the right to prescribe it in proven indications. (
  • In the study of 10th-graders, two-thirds of teen cannabis users had tried at least two forms of the drug, and about 8 percent had tried all three methods of consuming cannabis. (
  • Smoking: The smoking of raw cannabis flower is one of the most common methods of consuming cannabis. (
  • Comparing effects of eating cannabis products and smoking them is difficult because there are large margins of error due to variability in how different people smoke, with the number, duration, and spacing of puffs, the hold time and the volume of the person's lungs all affecting the dosing. (
  • Dr. Ran Barzilay, a child and adolescent psychiatrist at TAU's Sackler School of Medicine, explains that: "The study was conducted on mice, but it mimics a clinical picture of 'first episode' schizophrenia, which presents during adolescence in proximity to robust cannabis use. (
  • This data supports clinical studies that suggest cannabis use during pregnancy it is associated with low birth weight babies," says Western University associate professor Dan Hardy. (
  • cannabis contains THC, a highly addictive chemical. (
  • Is Cannabis Actually Addictive? (
  • However, the answer to whether or not cannabis is addictive is not so simple. (
  • So, rather than simply asking is cannabis addictive? (
  • Cannabis has been scientifically shown to be 100% non toxic, non addictive and has never caused a single death from overdose. (
  • A new study uses a mouse model to probe the links between cannabis and schizophrenia. (
  • Neurological biochemical analysis and behavioral tests carried out on the animals showed that only the genetically susceptible mice developed schizophrenia-related changes after being exposed to cannabis. (
  • Alongside the original study, the scientists investigated potential pathways that might explain the increased schizophrenia risk with cannabis use. (
  • Cannabis use and age at onset of schizophrenia. (
  • Campaigners pressed the Government to reclassify cannabis as new evidence emerged that the drug could more than double the risk of psychotic illnesses such as schizophrenia. (
  • This analysis of 35 studies should act as a serious warning of the dangers of regular or heavy cannabis use, doubling the risk of developing later schizophrenia, a condition in which a person may hear voices and experience strange thoughts and paranoid delusions. (
  • [1] Although edible may refer to either a food or a drink , a cannabis-infused drink may be referred to specifically as a liquid edible or drinkable . (
  • Bhang is an edible preparation of cannabis native to the Indian subcontinent . (
  • A cannabis-infused baked good is a common type of cannabis edible. (
  • The Cura platform provides cannabis oil to both consumers and premium edible brands in legal U.S. and international markets. (
  • More than one in five adolescents have consumed edible cannabis, and more than one in 10 have vaped it. (
  • Queen Victoria used cannabis tinctures for her period pains, so she was an enthusiast who enjoyed the analgesic effects. (
  • Aurora Cannabis, the company that operates the facility, is going to great lengths to mitigate any pot odour wafting over to the airport, as well as local hotels and outlet stores. (
  • Chief corporate officer of Aurora Cannabis, Cam Battley, said a common misconception is that the smell of cannabis can cause impairment. (
  • Cognitive measures in long-term cannabis users. (
  • However, in the absence of evidence on the harmful effects of long-term cannabis use, caution is required. (
  • Because of some of these psychoactive effects, cannabis had been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. (
  • Most countries have not moved to fully legalize cannabis due to its psychoactive effects stemming from certain derivatives. (
  • Women, on the other hand, seem to be more vulnerable to developing an addiction to cannabis, at least on a neurochemical level. (
  • Israel still leads the world in global cannabis research, and Israeli scientists like chemist Raphael Mechoulam, a researcher at Hebrew University and pioneer in cannabis research, are being hired or given research grants by American organizations. (
  • In fact, a previously unknown and completely natural biochemical communication system in the human body was discovered after research on the effects of cannabis. (
  • Let's review the latest research and find out if everyone can put down cannabis. (
  • The study confirms the conclusions of earlier research: that cannabis is most likely to produce long-term psychiatric effects in individuals who are most susceptible. (
  • Our research demonstrates that cannabis has a differential risk on susceptible versus non-susceptible individuals. (
  • Research on the possible sleep effects of cannabis date back to the 1970s, but high-quality studies are scarce because of the drug's legal status. (
  • Again, the researchers in this last study concluded that more large-scale research was needed to assess the true impact of cannabis on sleep. (
  • Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research is the premier open source for authoritative cannabis and cannabinoid research, discussion, and debate. (
  • All articles in Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research are rapidly reviewed and published online within 4 weeks of acceptance. (
  • Much of what we think we know about cannabis may soon change as a result of new research that uncovers some surprising facts. (
  • The answers to these questions are multi-layered and not always clear-cut, which is why cannabis research continues with even more urgency. (
  • Comprehensive research published in Frontiers in Behavioral Science outlines some fascinating details of the differences between men and women when it comes to the effect of cannabis. (
  • Some of the research these companies cite to support what they are advertising has been published and peer-reviewed, but much of the recent work on the effects of cannabis has been conducted privately, and the companies are guarding their results as trade secrets. (
  • However, there may be ingredients in cannabis, such as CBD, which could prove to be useful treatments for psychiatric conditions, but more research is needed here. (
  • Investigators at the International Mood Disorders Research Center, Centro de Investigacíón Biomédica en Red en Salud Mental (CIBERSAM), in Spain, found that quitting cannabis during acute treatment for manic/mixed bipolar episodes and refraining from use during a maintenance treatment period significantly improved function and lowered the risk for recurrence. (
  • At that time, just before the election in 2012, I concluded that there was insufficient research to say definitively whether or not cannabis might be useful in treating insomnia. (
  • In any case, when dealing with cannabis stocks, investors should thoroughly research the company and the status of the product within its state and the regions it serves. (
  • However, the vast majority of the research involved people who use cannabis daily. (
  • Cannabis users hold alarming and even dangerous misperceptions about the impact of the drug on their driving, according to recent research. (
  • In light of the emerging science, CAA has been urging the federal government to earmark funding for research on the effects of cannabis on driving. (
  • Last July, Ralph Goodale, the federal minister of public safety, announced $919,000 to fund the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health's scientific research on the effects of cannabis on drivers aged 19 to 45. (
  • For its part, CAA will continue to commission research to better understand attitudes, behaviours and perceptions of cannabis and driving, while also responding to other factors as they arise, Di Felice says. (
  • Cannabis use during adolescence has been linked to learning and memory deficits as well as impaired academic achievement in previous research. (
  • Previous research on the brains of cannabis users has produced conflicting results, with some studies finding no changes to the volume of the hippocampus and amygdala. (
  • No. Research shows that if you use cannabis while you are pregnant or breastfeeding the growth and development of your baby's brain can be harmed. (
  • Research found any use of cannabis - which means even taking the drug just once - was associated with a 41% greater risk. (
  • Know Your Cannabis Medicine: What Are Terpenes? (
  • If you've ever had someone tell you their weed smells like blueberries, it's likely they're talking about terpenes: the oils that exist in a variety of plants, and cannabis is no exception. (
  • You go through the proper way to taste cannabis to really allow you to identify the terpenes," he said. (
  • Since cannabis addiction is much less severe than tobacco and other addictions, providing a definition has become a challenging task for researchers and even gave birth to controversy. (
  • We are not advocating cannabis use, particularly as smoking tobacco exacerbates Crohn's disease and many smokers of cannabis use tobacco as well. (
  • Cannabis use may lead to later tobacco-cigarette use , Timberlake et al. (
  • It is well known that tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis use during pregnancy are associated with poor birth outcomes, yet many women continue to use these substances during pregnancy. (
  • You might not know but smoking cannabis can have the same issues associated with heavy tobacco use. (
  • Cannabis contains more tar than tobacco and has higher amount of carcinogens. (
  • Cannabis smoke contains many of the same toxins and chemicals found in tobacco smoke. (
  • Adults who used cannabis were significantly more likely to use nonmedical prescription opioids, according to recent findings. (
  • As we head toward legalization, Canadians have a long list of questions around how consuming cannabis may affect their physical and mental health. (