Smoking marijuana affects several key visual functions, including 3D vision and contrast sensitivity. However, 90% of cannabis users believe the drug has either no, or minimal, effect on their visual abilities.
While cannabis users reported more psychotic experiences than non-users generally, the effect was more pronounced in those with a genetic risk factor for schizophrenia.
A new case study reveals medical marijuana may provide rapid relief for sufferers of chronic itch. Researchers say THC attaches itself to brain receptors that influence the nervous system. This reduces inflammation and nervous system activity, leading to a reduction in itch sensation.
A new study in Zebrafish reveals exposure to compounds found in cannabis during the early stages of development was linked to a significant drop in neural activity later in life.
A newly developed cannabidiol capsule can be absorbed by the body faster and penetrate the brain more quickly in mouse models of neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis and TBI.
Study reveals high-potency cannabis does not impact decision-making performance but does affect memory in relation to free recall, source memory, and false memories.
Cannabis terpenes, the part of the plant which provides aroma and flavor, may provide therapeutic benefits in controlling pain, a new study reports.