Study Shows Cannabis Decreases Aggression Fueled by Alcohol

Dutch scientists from Maastricht University in the Netherlands have discovered that cannabis reduces feelings of anger and hostility provoked by alcohol. “Tapping the keg of America’s never-ending violence, ‘intoxicated aggression’ spikes precipitously among drinkers, while marijuana snuffs out those same aggressive tendencies.” Read the full article Participants were regular users of both alcohol and cannabis [...]

Cannabis in Alzheimer’s Treatment

Scientists at the Salk Institute have recently discovered that tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, among other compounds in marijuana can increase the cellular removal of amyloid, a toxic protein found in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. David Schubert, Salk Professor and lead writer of the study, told Salk News, “Although other studies have offered evidence that cannabinoids [...]

Cannabis Helps Prevent Feelings of Social Pain

A new study shows that cannabis is highly effective in diminishing the emotional pain that comes with social rejection and loneliness. “Those who smoked marijuana relatively frequently felt less threatened than those who smoked it less frequently, or not at all…’Humans have a fundamental need to belong,’ the researchers note. ‘Hurt feelings motivate us to [...]

Cannabis Smiles Need Extra TLC

An international study suggests that daily cannabis use over a span of 20 years is associated with poor gum health, but not responsible for any other early to mid-life health problems. […]