Research on cannabis and pain

Research on cannabis and pain

A new partnership between a Canadian licensed producer, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences is expected to result in medical research to better understand the impact of cannabis. A clinical trial — Cannabis Oil for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain Treatment (CONCEPT) — is scheduled to begin this fall and will be …

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Cannabis Compound May Help Reduce Symptoms of Psychosis

Cannabis Compound May Help Reduce Symptoms of Psychosis

Getty Images Chronic marijuana use has been linked to increased risk of psychiatric problems. There’s even a name for the condition — cannabis-induced psychosis (CIP). A new study, however, shows that a nonpsychoactive compound found in cannabis seems to reduce abnormal brain functions associated with psychosis, which includes diseases such …

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