Sarah Sodapop

1986-03-28

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Even Single Dose of CBD Resets Brain Function in Patients With Psychosis

Even Single Dose of CBD Resets Brain Function in Patients With Psychosis     CBD works because it steers a wayward brain back toward neurotypical functioning, and away from psychosis. Although it’s long been thought to be a cause of psychotic activity, new research shows that cannabis actually improves brain function by reducing functioning abnormalities …

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A Single Dose of CBD Reset the Brains of People at High Risk of Psychosis

A Single Dose of CBD Reset the Brains of People at High Risk of Psychosis Psychosis, a severe mental disorder characterized by a loss of grip on reality, can include unsettling hallucinations and delusions. As no one’s been able to pin down a single cause of psychosis, it’s been even harder to pin down a treatment. …

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CBD USER’S MANUAL

CBD USER’S MANUAL A Beginner’s Guide to Cannabidiol & Cannabis Therapeutics Project CBD has created a beginner’s guide for cannabidiol & cannabis therapeutics to address key questions of CBD users. In 2009, a handful of CBD-rich cannabis strains were discovered serendipitously in Northern California, America’s cannabis breadbasket, where certified patients could access medical marijuana legally. Thus …

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What Happened to Two Sisters With Epilepsy When Only One Had Cannabis

What Happened to Two Sisters With Epilepsy When Only One Had Cannabis Chelsea Leyland was able to move to New York and get a prescription for medical marijuana. Meanwhile, her sister remains in full-time care in the UK. Photo by Nicola Muirhead Brooklyn-based DJ Chelsea Leyland is prominent in New York’s art and fashion communities …

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Cannabis May Protect the Brain Against Stress and Injury, and Here’s Why 

Cannabis May Protect the Brain Against Stress and Injury, and Here’s Why (MachineHeadz/iStock) Each year, around 2 million Americans experience a sport-related traumatic brain injury (TBI). Soldiers are also at elevated risk for TBI; 17% of deployed soldiers to Iraq experienced a TBI, and among them, 59% experienced multiple TBIs. On a less overt level, our stress levels are on the …

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Endometriosis Gets Put Down by Cannabis

Endometriosis Gets Put Down by Cannabis The pain of endometriosis can be debilitating at the time of menstruation; cannabis has a solution for that. Endometriosis is a painful condition that affects 200 million women worldwide, with an estimated 1 in 10 (in the US) remaining undiagnosed.  Pain that is specific to women tends to be under-represented …

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UN Drug Committee Finds Cannabis an Effective, ‘Relatively Safe Drug’

UN Drug Committee Finds Cannabis an Effective, ‘Relatively Safe Drug’ The World Health Organization met in Geneva, Switzerland, last week to review the agency’s first-ever review of the health and safety of cannabis. The takeaway: The UN drug committee found that cannabis is a “relatively safe drug” that millions of people are already using to …

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Cannabis Edible Dosage Chart: A Guide for Beginners

Cannabis Edible Dosage Chart: A Guide for Beginners   There’s really only one thing you need to know about edibles. And, that’s how they metabolize.Once you understand how your systems process cannabis edibles, you can appreciate the importance of getting the dosage right. Metabolizing cannabis edibles The THCA in cannabis needs to go through decarboxylation …

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Finding the CB3 Receptor Could be THE Medical Breakthrough of Human History

Finding the CB3 Receptor Could be THE Medical Breakthrough of Human History Scientists think they’ve found a new cannabinoid receptor, one that could crack open a new smorgasbord of healing possibilities. It’s like nothing we’ve ever seen before: New research suggests that cannabis may affect the human body in new and unprecedented ways.Before we get …

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CANNABIS AND CANCER, PT. 2: THE TRIPLE THREAT OF THC, CBD, AND CONVENTIONAL TREATMENT ON CANCER

CANNABIS AND CANCER, PT. 2: THE TRIPLE THREAT OF THC, CBD, AND CONVENTIONAL TREATMENT ON CANCER In our previous article “Can Cannabis Kill Cancer?”, we highlighted research that establishes evidence of the anti-cancer properties of THC and CBD (the most active compounds) or cannabinoids naturally occurring in cannabis. Where much of the research of the past …

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