Tag: Research

New Study Examines 10,000 Years of Marijuana Use

People from a diverse range of cultures have been using cannabis for thousands of years—in different forms and for different purposes. And a recent study published in the Journal of Cellular Physiology offers a comprehensive look at humanity’s fascinating relationship with marijuana over long periods of time. The study covers a lot of ground and […]

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Scientists Say Vaporized Cannabis Gets You Much Higher

Scientists have proved that inhaling vaporized marijuana will get you, like, way higher than smoking the exact same amount of weed. The new research, led by scientists at the Johns Hopkins Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit in Baltimore, tested the effects of smoked versus vaped marijuana on 17 participants who had smoked marijuana before, though not in the 30 days before […]

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Study Says Marijuana Decreases Opioid Use

Marijuana Decreases Opioid Use, Study Says suggesting cannabis could be a key in fighting the opioid epidemic that’s killing people. Decreasing by Thousands across the country, another has found that MMJ enrollees decrease opioid usage. The study, which came out of University of Mexico, followed 37 habitual, opioid-using, chronic pain suffering patients who chose to […]

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Research Suggests Cannabis Users Have More Sex

Does using cannabis lead to more sex? Many people who smoke, eat, or otherwise consume the plant will tell you: yes, absolutely. But now there’s some research that seemingly supports Cannabis Users Have More Sex. Using data from 28,156 women and 22,943 men taken from the National Survey of Family Growth, researchers Andrew J. Sun and Michael L. Eisenberg, […]

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Study Found That Cannabis Users Are More Creative

Does cannabis make users more creative? A recent psychological study set out to figure out the old trope. Plenty of creatives have been cannabis users, but is their creativity somehow derived from their cannabis use? It’s a chicken-or-egg debate that we might finally have some sort of answer to. Researchers examined 412 cannabis users and 309 […]

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Reduced Opioid Deaths In Colorado Is Related to Cannabis Legalization Study Finds

According to new research published in the American Journal of Public Health, Colorado’s legalization of recreational cannabis has lead to reduced opioid deaths. The researchers came to these conclusions after studying data spanning from 2000 to 2015, looking at opioid deaths in the state before and after adult use of cannabis was legalized. Though the researchers stress that […]

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Cannabis Users Show Lower Instances of Fatty Liver Disease

According to recent research released by the University of Massachusetts, pot smokers are less likely to experience non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a growing health concern in the US. The primary cause of fatty liver disease is alcoholism, but other factors that could cause the increase in fat in the organ include obesity, diabetes, frequent prescription […]

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