Cannabis/Marijuana in Global Research

Marijuana lowers enthusiasm for university

2017.05.12

Students who start smoking marijuana at high school get bad grades and are less likely to go to university. This is what say experts at the University of Waterloo, who have investigated the effect ...

The Archdiocese that is a thorn in Papa Francesco’s side

2017.01.09

The archdiocese of Boston is again calling attention (negative) to itself. Its latest scandal is the wasting of $1 million dollars of its parishioners’ donations on financing, and losing, the campaign for “No” against ...

Cannabis could enhance vision

2016.10.28

A new study reveals a cellular mechanism by which cannabis might improve vision. Cannabis might improve vision by acting on the eye muscles to dilate the pupils, so that more light falls on the ...

Great possibilities of saving young people from addiction

2016.09.30

The algorithm to prevent young peoples’ addiction to drugs and alcohol has been discovered.  The scholastic program Preventure, elaborated by Canadian Professor, Patricia Conrod, is based on a complex association between behavioral attitudes and addiction ...

When children pay for the vices of the mother

2016.09.27

Boom in the number of children born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) in the USA. A disorder caused by the exposure of fetuses to drugs taken by pregnant mothers (heroin, methadone, opiates, morphine, etc.). ...

Marijuana could reduce Alzheimer’s inflammation

2016.07.01

A component in cannabis can fight toxic proteins which cause Alzheimer’s disease, research has suggested. The scientists, from the Salk Institute in California, have found evidence that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other compounds found in cannabis ...