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Frequently asked questionsCannabis Strains: Do Cannabis Strains Differ?
By Dr. Ethan Russo
Cannabis consumers have always maintained that different types (strains, or chemical varieties, chemovars) produce distinct effects, whether this be with respect to their psychoactivity or to their therapeutic attributes. Strains are often ... more
- 07. February 2016
Science/Human: CBD rich cannabis was beneficial in children with epilepsy in retrospective study
Cannabis rich in CBD showed promising therapeutic effects in 74 patients with epilepsy aged 1-18 years, who did not respond to other treatments. Several centres in Israel participated in this study published in the journal Seizure. Patients were resistant to standard anti-epileptic drugs and 66% also failed a ketogenic diet, vagal nerve stimulator implantation, or both. They all started medical ... more
- Science/Human: THC reduced chest pain, which was not caused by heart disease, in a small controlled study
- 24. January 2016
- Science/Human: Patients with migraine may profit from cannabis according to an observational study
- Science/Human: Cannabis oil may help in the treatment of symptoms of Alzheimers disease
- Science/Human: Cannabis reduced neuropathic pain in patients with multiple sclerosis in an open study
- Science/France: FAAH inhibitor caused death of a man in a phase I trial
- 09. January 2016
- Germany: The government presents a draft for a law, which would make cannabis flowers available on prescription by every doctor and force health insurances to reimburse cannabis-based medicines in certain cases
- Science/Human: Cannabidiol reduces seizure frequency in epilepsy of children and young adults according to open clinical study
- Science/Human: Pre-treatment with CBD did not influence effects of smoked cannabis
Cannabinoid Conference 2015, a joint meeting of the IACM and the European Workshop on Cannabinoids on 17-19 September 2015 in Sestri Levante, Italy.
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