Cannabis Showing Promise in Treatment of Anorexia

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Impairments in the endocannabinoid system in the brain could play an important role in the development of anorexia nervosa, say Italian researchers, who report findings that point to novel cannabis-based therapeutic strategies for the eating disorder.

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7 Reasons Cannabis is Excellent for PMS

Cannabis is Excellent for PMS

By Rachel Garland, Green Flower Media

Tired, sore, and all-around irritated? Over 75% of women experience some form of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). In fact, physical and emotional symptoms can start as many as one to two weeks before menstruation. For some women, these symptoms can be excruciating, even debilitating.

But cannabis may have an answer.

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Queensland medicinal marijuana one step closer two steps back

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Queensland medicinal marijuana one step closer as committee report tabled

Criminal history checks on doctors and patients should not be used to assess applications to access medical marijuana in Queensland, a parliamentary committee has argued.

The Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Committee has delivered its report on a bill which would create a formal process for Queensland doctors to prescribe medicinal cannabis.

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New Study: Cannabinoids may Prevent Chemotherapy-Induced Diarrhea, which can be Fatal

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Cannabinoids may prevent chemotherapy-induced diarrhea, which in some cases can be fatal, according to a new study published in the journal Transnational Psychiatry.

The study’s abstract begins by pointing out that; “The antineoplastic drug 5-fluoruracil (5-FU) is a pirimidine analog, which frequently induces potentially fatal diarrhea...

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