Cannabis

The three main species typically recognized within the Cannabis sativa L. family include Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica and Cannabis ruderalis. The most well-known compounds found within the cannabis plant are THC, cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabinol (CBN).
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Many women near the menopause transition use cannabis, study finds

Many women near the menopause transition use cannabis, study finds

'Spice' users likely to experience more severe withdrawal symptoms, study finds

'Spice' users likely to experience more severe withdrawal symptoms, study finds

Study explores the science behind cannabis-based medicinal products in pediatric epilepsies

Study explores the science behind cannabis-based medicinal products in pediatric epilepsies

Daily marijuana use reaches an all-time high in 2020 among U.S. college students

Daily marijuana use reaches an all-time high in 2020 among U.S. college students

Legalization of cannabis smoking lounges impacts indoor air and public health

Legalization of cannabis smoking lounges impacts indoor air and public health

Study finds link between recent cannabis use and myocardial infarction in young adults

Study finds link between recent cannabis use and myocardial infarction in young adults

Discovery of new urinary biomarkers can boost the surveillance of synthetic drug abuse

Discovery of new urinary biomarkers can boost the surveillance of synthetic drug abuse

Study assesses the use of complementary and integrative healthcare by people with spinal cord injury

Study assesses the use of complementary and integrative healthcare by people with spinal cord injury

Young adults with ADHD 69% more likely to have had a substance use disorder

Young adults with ADHD 69% more likely to have had a substance use disorder

Frequent adolescent cannabis use may carry intergenerational risks, study finds

Frequent adolescent cannabis use may carry intergenerational risks, study finds

Cannabis use spiked, but methamphetamine use plunged in Australia during COVID-19 lockdown

Cannabis use spiked, but methamphetamine use plunged in Australia during COVID-19 lockdown

Study finds comparatively less marijuana use in cancer patients than the general public

Study finds comparatively less marijuana use in cancer patients than the general public

CBD may reduce the adverse effects of anti-seizure drugs in people with epilepsy

CBD may reduce the adverse effects of anti-seizure drugs in people with epilepsy

Study finds unacceptable mental health service shortfalls for children in high-income countries

Study finds unacceptable mental health service shortfalls for children in high-income countries

LGB youth with depression use more cannabis, study reveals

LGB youth with depression use more cannabis, study reveals

Study illuminates an invisible crisis in children’s mental health

Study illuminates an invisible crisis in children’s mental health

Study shows joint effects of perceived risk and availability on cannabis use

Study shows joint effects of perceived risk and availability on cannabis use

Research finds Cannabis terpenes as a promising new target for pain therapies

Research finds Cannabis terpenes as a promising new target for pain therapies

Canadians with a history of drug dependence more likely to have mental illness, finds study

Canadians with a history of drug dependence more likely to have mental illness, finds study

Researchers use video conferencing app to study memory effects of high-potency cannabis

Researchers use video conferencing app to study memory effects of high-potency cannabis