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Potential therapy to treat detrimental effects of marijuana  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
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New therapeutic approach for children born to mothers who used cannabis during pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
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New study to explore how medical cannabis affects people with chronic pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
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Cannabis study reveals how CBD offsets the psychiatric side-effects of THC  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have shown for the first time the molecular mechanisms at work that cause cannabidiol, or CBD, to block the psychiatric side-effects caused by tetrahydrocannabinol (THC),... more
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Some people claim that smoking cannabis can alleviate cold symptoms, while others say that it can make them worse. Learn about the potential benefits and disadvantages of smoking... more
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