Study: Cannabinoids Attenuate Hyperactivity and Weight Loss in Anorexia

Anorexia Study: Cannabinoids

According to a new study, cannabinoids can attenuate (reduce the effects of) hyperactivity and body weight loss in activity-based anorexia.

 The study, published by the British Journal of Pharmacology, was epublished ahead of print by the U.S. National Institute of Health.

“Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a serious psychiatric condition characterized...

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United Nations’s World Health Organization Calls for Worldwide Decriminalization of Drug Use and Possession

World Health Organization Calls for Worldwide Decriminalization of cannabis

In a public statement the United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO) has called for the worldwide decriminalization of drug possession and use.

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Big Pharma Is Developing Cannabis Painkillers

oxycontin - cannabis

Ever since reports began to surface about how a growing number of patients in medical marijuana states are now using the herb as an alternative to prescription painkillers, the pharmaceutical industry has been trying to find an angle in order to win back profits.

In fact, it was recently revealed that some of America’s drug makers are...

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Recreational or medicinal cannabis, is there a difference?

Recreational or medicinal cannabis

Talk explores human beings' dynamic relationship with the cannabis plant and what recent developments might mean for our health and well-being. Zach Walsh is a clinical psychologist and substance use researcher who teaches at UBC. Zach Walsh, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the UBC Department of Psychology

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