Researchers have created the most detailed 3D structure to date of the brain receptor that binds and responds to the root of the marijuana high.
A new study finds THC reduces amyloid beta proteins in human neurons.
Researchers say the optimal age for legalized cannabis use is 19. The study found those who started smoking recreational marijuana between ages 19 and 20 were less likely to smoke cigarettes than those who started using the drug at an earlier age. General health was significantly better in those who started using cannabis at age 18 than those who started using marijuana earlier.
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.
According to researchers, using marijuana could help in the treatment of alcoholism and opioid drug abuse, as well as provide relief from symptoms of PTSD, depression and other mental health issues.
Researchers question why the federal government attempts to stifle much valid scientific research on the benefits of Cannabis sativa.