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Sapphire Medical Clinics are first to offer access to a new range of UK manufactured medical cannabis products which are now cheaper and safer than the black market. Sapphire Medical Clinics has announced the introduction of the new medical cannabis range, which will significantly reduce costs for patients whilst remaining at the highest quality as determined by the MHRA. A number of the clinic’s patients have now started treatment.

Mechoulam was possibly the most significant academic to shed light on the active principles of cannabis back in the 1960s, when his work at the Weizmann Institute led to the discovery of the human endo-cannabinoid system.

In a new study, scientists have shown that one of the non-psychoactive cannabinoids in cannabis – CBD – reduces lung damage induced by cytokine storms caused by COVID-19 through enabling an increase in levels of a natural peptide. The scientists, from the Dental College of Georgia (DCG) and the Medical College of Georgia, demonstrated earlier this year that CBD has the ability to improve oxygen levels and reduce inflammation and physical lung damage related to adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). This new study has now shown the mechanisms behind these results, demonstrating that CBD normalises levels of a peptide named apelin, which is known to reduce inflammation. Levels of this peptide are low during a COVID-19 infection.

Endometriosis is a complex, chronic, and painful condition affecting 10 to 15 percent of women of reproductive age. Depending on the severity, endometriosis can have profound effects on the lives of affected individuals. Yet, despite global awareness campaigns, endometriosis remains poorly understood, leading many women to suffer from under-diagnosis and ineffective treatment options.

Without the right guidance, cannabis can be a complicated world to understand. Here are some medical marijuana products you should know. It’s a great time for cannabis in America, with a wide variety of quality products reaching different areas of the country. While marijuana is not legal on a federal level, states are becoming more open to the possibility of cannabis as a valid option for people who struggle with different illnesses or who want to consume it recreationally.

Yep, you read that right. And unless you’re French, I bet you’re really jealous right now. But it’s true; in 2021, the French government will begin a medical cannabis experiment that involves giving out free cannabis. Last week, the French government published a decree that announces the experiment, which enthusiasts and patients have been waiting for, officially. According to their announcement, up to 3,000 patients will be participating and eligible for receiving the free product.

Data shows that while cannabis is beneficial for chronic pain, that might not be the case when it comes to surgery-induced pain. New research indicates that the use of marijuana before surgery may impact patients’ recovery process, causing their pain level to significantly worse. The data goes against most of what we know about medicinal cannabis, a compound that’s been hailed as a pain reliever of all sorts.

All headaches are painful, however, a migraine headache is especially agonizing. If you suffer from migraines, then you know first-hand that the pain can be absolutely unbearable. For some migraine sufferers the pain can be so excruciating that they are rendered debilitated and cannot perform even basic life functions.

The way people use technology to get medical marijuana will change. Here are some of the trends you can expect to see in the coming years. Many people around the world are discovering the benefits of medicinal cannabis. With its growing integration into modern medical practices, technology is also evolving to deliver greater quality and service to consumers.

An Israeli study suggests that among senior medical cannabis patients, cognitive deficiency may not be an issue to worry about. If you are an older adult using cannabis to treat chronic pain, you may very well experience no more cognitive deficiencies than someone who doesn’t use it.

Legal cannabis sales continue to break records in Illinois with a total of more than $99 million in sales of both recreational and medical marijuana products sold in September, according to state regulators. The figure tops the previous record for total cannabis sales from August, when combined sales totaled more than $95 million, according to data from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

Half a million Australians suffering debilitating diseases or chronic pain could soon get their hands on medicinal cannabis, which has been notoriously difficult to access. Chronically ill Australians desperately trying to access medicinal cannabis could soon be given a helping hand. Melbourne-based medicinal cannabis company Montu has created a nationwide network of doctors who support the use of controversial cannabidiol (CBD) as a treatment and can help more than half a million patients access the drug for a range of medical conditions, regardless of their location.

Scientific evidence regarding the role of the endocannabinoid system in the treatment of autoimmune diseases is just emerging, but cannabis seems to be a viable treatment. Project CBD defines autoimmune diseases as “diseases in which your body’s defense system triggers an abnormal inflammatory response that causes damage to the body’s own tissues. Many conditions fall into this category, including multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, lupus, and celiac disease.

CLEVELAND — Cannabis is advertised, sometimes haphazardly, as a cure-all for seemingly endless conditions and health problems these days. According to a recent survey, however, marijuana really is helping many women cope with their menopause symptoms.

Florida is seeing a surge in sales of medical marijuana and CBD hemp products as more people turn to them to treat their anxiety, insomnia and pain during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Asian countries have not been known for their acceptance of cannabis either as a recreational drug, or for its medicinal value. Thailand is the first Asian country to break stride, legalizing medicinal cannabis, and opening up a global export market.

The health benefits of medical marijuana are recognized in the United States. This once-illegal plant-based medicine is legal for medical and recreational use in 33 states and counting. Many medical experts recommend its use for several health conditions, including cancer. This quick guide is useful for cancer patients looking to manage pain and other symptoms using therapeutic cannabis.

Well-known organizations like the American Cancer Society have already had frank discussions about the benefits of CBD and cannabis during cancer treatment.

Arthritis often causes a dramatic lifestyle change that’s accompanied by depression and/or anxiety. But that doesn’t have to be the case.

Users report that cannabis aids in alleviating symptoms of cramping, abdominal pain, nausea, and poor appetite associated with IBD. Cannabis has been utilized in the treatment of gastrointestinal issues for hundreds, if not thousands of years. Even before the discovery of the endocannabinoid system in the human body, the use of cannabis has been shown to alleviate symptoms of gastric distress.1 Could cannabis play a role in improving quality of life and providing symptomatic relief of inflammatory bowel disease?