Medicine

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Research Roundup: study shows cannabis does not increase pain sensitivity

Patients who use opioids to manage chronic pain can be subject to hyperalgesia, or greater sensitivity to pain, but cannabis use doesn’t carry the same risk

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There’s no cure for pain, but cannabis could be a powerful tool for harm reduction

A growing body of research seems to point to cannabis as a means by which opioid users can decrease their dependence on more harmful drugs

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Research Roundup: does pot affect work performance?; patients say primary care providers lack cannabis knowledge

Also: according to research out of the University of Waterloo, U.S. consumers have positive perceptions of the legal cannabis market

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CBD-Day

August 8 is National CBD Day: here’s what you need to know about cannabidiol

As your home for all things cannabis, we naturally cover the topic of CBD on a regular basis. Here’s a look back at stories from the past few months

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Vancouver dispensary operator says legalization fails medical cannabis users

According to Dana Larsen, medical users pay more for product that’s harder to find

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Research Roundup: study shows more stimulant use in states without medical cannabis

Also: more and more chronic pain patients are turning to medical cannabis for relief

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