Archive for November, 2015

Around 2% of the UK population has Bipolar Disorder, with up to 60% using cannabis at some point in their lives, but research in this area is limited and reasons for high levels of use are unclear. Dr Elizabeth Tyler of the Spectrum Centre for Mental Health Research at Lancaster University led the study, published…

Source: How Cannabis Use Affects People With Bipolar Disorder | MyScienceAcademy

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Genetic variation within the endocannabinoid system may explain why some survivors of childhood adversity go on to become dependent on marijuana, while others are able to use marijuana without problems, suggests new research.

Source: Marijuana dependence influenced by genes, childhood sexual abuse — ScienceDaily

Interesting that a person with a genetic endocannabinoid problem is more likely to be dependent on cannabis following childhood trauma.  That is not very surprising and is akin to saying “people with breathing difficulties are more likely to be dependent on bronchial-dilating inhalers”, or “a person in pain is more likely to become dependent on pain pills”.  In other words, it seems pretty natural for a person who suffers from an endocannabinoid deficiency is more likely to be dependent on cannabinoids to restore the balance.

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Medicinal marijuana is proving to be just as or more effective than common ADD/ADHD prescriptions without the risks and unpleasant side effects

Source: Studies Are Showing Weed Could Treat ADHD Better and Safer than Adderall

In 1997, a hemp rope dating back to 26,900 BC was found in Czechoslovakia, making it the oldest known object to be associated with cannabis.  Since that time, hemp has played an important role in

Source: Cannabis: A Journey Through the Ages | Ancient Origins

Aside from all this, a 120,000 year old human fossil was found with cannabis.

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by John Vibes A young boy named Landon Riddle was diagnosed with Leukemia, and was told by his doctors that he only had an 8-10% chance of living for more than a day or two. “His whole chest was full of leukemia tumors, which is why he couldn’t breathe. They started him on chemo, but…

Source: Cannabis Oil Cures 3 Year Old Boy Of Cancer After Doctors Gave Him 48 Hours To Live | TruthTheory

Pot arrests declining nationally as states look to decriminalize or legalize, but Va. defies trend.

Source: Marijuana arrests on rise in Va., blacks arrested three times more than whites – The Washington Post

 

What BULLSHIT!!!!!

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Could the very plant that for decades was accused of “frying” users’ brains be far superior to pharmaceuticals in treating the “incurable” neurodegenerative condition known as Parkinson’s disease?

Source: Pot for Parkinson’s? The Scientific Evidence Is Compelling | MyScienceAcademy