5 key takeaways from a new study on cannabis and cardiovascular health

Michael Walter Medicinal marijuana has gained considerable acceptance in recent years, and some parts of the world—including certain U.S. states—have even legalized the recreational use of the drug. But what are its impacts on a person’s cardiovascular health? A new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA), published in Circulation, explored this subject at length. … Read more

Understanding Cannabis’s Entourage Effect

Written by Ruth Fisher. The Medical Cannabis Primer Benefits of Whole Plant Medicine Whole plant medicine is based on the idea that many different elements of a medicinal plant work together in our bodies to create beneficial outcomes. That is, the interactions of different compounds create an entourage effect or synergy, where joint outcomes generated by the plant as … Read more

New Research Suggests Terpenes And CBD Work 2X’s Better For Covid-19 Inflammation Than Corticosteroid

Emily Earlenbaugh In the fight against Covid-19, cytokine storms are one of the most deadly factors that doctors are battling. This symptom in severe cases of the novel coronavirus can lead to excessive inflammation, swelling, pain, and loss of organ function. It can even cause the immune system to ramp up so much that it starts killing … Read more

The Brits Say Canada’s Cannabis Policies A Success!

Bill Bogart Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law Emeritus, University of Windsor The verdict: Canada’s legalization of cannabis is a success A British think tank says Canada’s legalization of cannabis has largely been a success story. But we still have work to do. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch Bill Bogart, University of Windsor A highly … Read more

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