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Researchers unlock access to pain relief potential of cannabis

University of Guelph researchers are the first to uncover how the cannabis plant creates important pain-relieving molecules that are 30 times more powerful at reducing inflammation than Aspirin. The discovery unlocks the potential to create a naturally derived pain treatment that would offer potent relief without the risk of addiction of other painkillers. “There’s clearly […]

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What Is CBD?

CBD, short for cannabidiol, is a trending ingredient the natural products industry and is the focus of a new area of cannabis research. CBD is one of many cannabinoids, or molecules produced uniquely by the cannabis family. Unlike tetrahydrocannabinol (THC, the primary psychoactive element in marijuana), CBD is non-psychoactive, meaning it doesn't have a strong […]

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Cannabis sold on the streets of Europe ‘contains FAECES’

Cannabis sold on the streets of Europe ‘contains FAECES because smugglers take laxatives to expel tiny pellets of the drug’ Samples of cannabis collected in Madrid were tested for bacteria Three quarters were contaminated with E.coli which could cause illness Most of the samples were too dangerous to be consumed, the scientists said  It could […]

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Doctors slam Britain’s first medical cannabis clinic over claims

Doctors accuse Britain’s first medical cannabis clinic of making unfounded claims over pain relief The private Medical Cannabis Clinic (MCC) opened in Manchester last week  Further branches are scheduled for Birmingham and London’s Harley Street  Doctors now claim the drugs pain-relieving qualities have been exaggerated Britain’s first dedicated medical cannabis clinic has been accused by […]