Science & Tech

May 2, 2019

What Is Myrcene and What Does This Cannabis Terpene Do?

Myrcene is the most abundant terpene in modern commercial cannabis. It’s said to relieve pain, inflammation, and insomnia, but what does the science actually say? The post What Is Myrcene and What Does This Cannabis Terpene Do? 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 27, 2019

How Cannabis Cultivation Has Advanced Farming Technologies

See how cannabis has already helped in making the future a little greener. The post How Cannabis Cultivation Has Advanced Farming Technologies appeared first on Leafly.
August 8, 2019

Study Finds Cannabis Dispensaries Reduce Opioid Deaths by 21%

In a study published this week in the journal Economic Inquiry, researchers found that the legalization of adult-use cannabis reduced opioid overdose deaths by 21%. Researchers found that ‘recreational marijuana access significantly decreases opioid mortality.’ The study, carried out by economists at the University of […]
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 […]
November 21, 2019

Does CBD show up on a drug test?

CBDScience & tech David DownsNovember 21, 2019   Share   Print Every year, tens of millions of Americans undergo urine screens for marijuana. (Csaba Deli/Adobe Stock) Tens of millions of employees in all sorts of industries are encountering new questions when it comes to drug […]