Survey Study: Cannabis Use for Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome in Males

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What is Chronic Prostatitis?

Chronic prostatitis is caused by inflammation of the prostate (a gland in a male’s body that releases fluids which aid in achieving sexual reproduction), which leads to long-lasting, lost-term pain in the pelvic region (e.g. around the penis, anus, lower abdomen, and lower back). There are two types, including:

    chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (also known as chronic nonbacterial prostatitis): non-infective; more common (9/10 males with chronic prostatitis)
    chronic bacterial prostatitis: infective; less common (1/10 males with chronic prostatitis)

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Brazil Frees CBD

Brazil has legalized the cannabis compoundcannabidiol(CBD) for therapeutic use. It’s the first major medical marijuana advancement for the South American Country. Brazil’s Health Surveillance Agency officially removedCBDfrom the list of......

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New CBD Strain Available in Dutch Pharmacies

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A new cannabis variety containing about 9%CBDand 1% (or lower) THC, has recently been approved for sale in pharmacies throughout the Netherlands....

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Daily, Long-Term Cannabis Use Not Associated with Adverse Changes in Lung Health

By Paul Armentano, NORML

Study Finds That Long Term Cannabis Exposure “Not Associated With Significant Effects On Lung Function”

ATLANTA, GA — The inhalationimage of one marijuana cigarette per day over a 20-year period is not associated with adverse changes in lung health, according to data published online ahead of print in the...

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