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May 3, 2019

Allergies Buggin’ Out? Cannabis Can Help, or Hurt

Amid contradictory research, Leafly asks cannabis doctors about marijuana for allergy relief. The post Allergies Buggin’ Out? Cannabis Can Help, or Hurt appeared first on Leafly.
May 13, 2019

Leafly Study Debunks Dispensary Myths Around Crime & Teen Use

Most research finds cannabis stores lead to improvements in public safety, health, and property values. So why are towns still banning them? The post Leafly Study Debunks Dispensary Myths Around Crime & Teen Use appeared first on Leafly.
May 17, 2019

How Cannabis Helps ‘Spoonies’ Soothe the Symptoms of Chronic Illness

Cannabis can aid people with less well-known—but not uncommon—conditions, ones that often come with a life-long sentence. We call ourselves “spoonies.” The post How Cannabis Helps ‘Spoonies’ Soothe the Symptoms of Chronic Illness appeared first on Leafly.
May 21, 2019

CBD Can Help Curb Heroin Cravings, New Study Finds

The findings suggest a role for CBD “in helping to break the cycle of addiction,” researchers at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital said. The post CBD Can Help Curb Heroin Cravings, New Study Finds appeared first on Leafly.
May 29, 2019

Workplace Deaths Fell 34% After Medical Cannabis Legalization

Why? Younger adult workers might be using less alcohol, opioids in medical cannabis states. The post Workplace Deaths Fell 34% After Medical Cannabis Legalization appeared first on Leafly.
June 24, 2019

Is Neem Oil Causing Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome?

Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS), a rare cyclical vomiting condition, is said to be triggered by too much cannabis. But many believe this isn’t true—and instead say the painful bouts of vomiting come from other factors, such as pesticide contamination. Recently, the idea that neem oil […]
August 26, 2019

DEA Says It Will Finally Let Others Grow Research-Grade Cannabis

Just two days ahead of a federal court-ordered deadline, the U.S Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) says it is “moving forward to facilitate and expand scientific and medical research for marijuana in the United States.” Today’s announcement should eliminate a significant barrier to high-quality cannabis research. […]
September 23, 2019

Endometriosis Is Painful as Hell. At Least There’s Cannabis

One night in 2014, intense menstrual cramping had driven me home from a dinner out with a friend, leading to full-on sobbing by the time I got back to my apartment. It wasn’t the first time I’d experienced severe endometriosis symptoms, I’d been diagnosed long […]