Marijuana Terpenes Are ‘As Effective As Morphine’ For Pain Relief And Have Fewer Side Effects, New Study Finds
A new federally funded study into the effects of cannabis terpenes suggests that the compounds could be “potential therapeutics for chronic neuropathic pain,” finding that an injected dose of the compounds produced a “roughly equal” reduction in pain markers when compared to a smaller dose of morphine. Terpenes also appeared to enhance the efficacy of morphine when given in combination.
Jun 6, 2024
Ben Adlin
Marijuana Is Safer Than Alcohol And Cigarettes—And Is Less Addictive Than Technology—Americans Say In New Survey
Americans consider marijuana to be significantly less dangerous than cigarettes, alcohol and opioids—and they say cannabis is less addictive than each of those substances, as well as technology—according to a new poll. The survey, released by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and Morning Consult last week, looked at public opinion on the dangers and addictiveness of six different substances, plus technology.
Jul 7, 2023
Kyle Jaeger
FDA And FTC Send Warning Letters About ‘Copycat’ Delta-8 THC Products Resembling Popular Food Brands Like Doritos
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have teamed up to send warning letters to six companies that the agencies say are unlawfully selling “copycat” delta-8 THC products that are misleadingly packaged to mimic popular brands like Doritos, Cheetos and Jolly Ranchers.
Jul 6, 2023
Kyle Jaeger
THC Percentage: Does it Really Matter When Smoking Marijuana?
When it comes to purchasing marijuana, many people focus solely on the THC percentage. This can lead to the belief that the higher the THC percentage, the better the experience. However, this is not necessarily true.
Feb 3, 2023
Cure Oahu
What’s So Great About CBG, CBN, and Other Minor Cannabinoids?
As technology and science around cannabis advances, new cannabinoids are entering the marketplace. Research is pinpointing what these compounds are capable of and the results are encouraging.
Dec 7, 2022
U.K. Researchers Launch Study Exploring Weed’s Effects on the Brain
A new study to be completed by researchers in the United Kingdom will explore how cannabis affects the human brain.
Nov 18, 2022
Senate Sends Marijuana Research Bill To Biden’s Desk
U.S. Senate approved House-passed bipartisan cannabis research bill on Wednesday. It marks the first time a standalone piece of marijuana reform legislation has ever been sent to the president’s desk.
Nov 17, 2022
Kyle Jaeger
10 must-read weed and psychedelics books
It’s National Book Month! Yes, that’s right, a whole month dedicated to one of the greatest, most time-honored activities – reading! It’s the perfect excuse to crack open the pages of a new book and learn something new about cannabis or psychedelics. Below, discover ten of the best books for weed and psychedelics lovers over the last decade.
Oct 24, 2022
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