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Can Cannabis Improve Your Workout?

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Leafly Science Roundup: Can Cannabis Improve Your Workout? By Ben Adlin Can cannabis help with your cardio? Believe it or not, yes. The little available research we have suggests cannabis is an “ergolytic,” meaning it decreases work capacity and cardiac output. Butthere’s more to a workout than peak horsepower. Iñigo San Millán, a director of […]

Cannabis: The Most Important Vegetable on the Planet

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Cannabis: The Most Important Vegetable on the Planet By Carolanne Wright Contributing Writer for Wake Up World “If cannabis were discovered in the Amazon rainforest today, people would be clambering to make as much use as they could of all of the potential benefits of the plant. Unfortunately, it carries with it a long history […]

Fibromyalgia Mystery No Cure With Legalized Drugs but Marijuana Still Proves Effective

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Fibromyalgia Mystery No Cure With Legalized Drugs but Marijuana Still Proves Effective By Crystal Boulware of the Liberty Voice The mystery that is Fibromyalgia has long kept pharmaceutical companies from being able to create a legalized prescription drug that is effective, but for those who suffer from the syndrome it seems that marijuana still proves […]

The Science of the Endocannabinoid System: How THC Affects the Brain and the Body

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The Science of the Endocannabinoid System: How THC Affects the Brain and the Body The Science of the Endocannabinoid System: How THC Affects the Brain and the Body After several decades of research, scientists studying the effects of marijuana made several important discoveries. Not only did they identify the active ingredient in marijuana, they also […]

Study: Inhaled Cannabis Mitigates Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

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Study: Inhaled Cannabis Mitigates Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Inhaling whole-plant cannabis provides symptomatic relief in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD), according to observational trial data published in the March/April edition of the journal Clinical Neuropharmacology. Parkinson’s is a progressive disorder of the central nervous system that results in tremor, slowed […]

Cannabis and Asthma: What Do Studies Say?

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Cannabis and Asthma: What Do Studies Say? Shared from Leaf Science Marijuana has long been reported to relieve symptoms of asthma. Now, research explains why marijuana’s main ingredient might help patients breathe easier. Published in the British Journal of Pharmacology, a study shows marijuana may have a similar effect on the airways as some asthma […]