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Research links microdosing with psychedelics and better emotional awareness

Microdosing involves consumption of small quantities of psychedelic substances.

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Research Roundup: Dry January for potheads, and why you shouldn’t inject shrooms

The latest edition of CannCentral’s regular roundup of research into cannabis and psychedelics from scientists around the globe

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Cannabis can help with chronic pain, but patients risk withdrawal symptoms

A pair of recent studies shed new light on cannabis’s effects on patients managing chronic pain

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CBD: the jury is still out on whether it really makes a difference for anxiety or pain

Preliminary and recent studies on the potential for CBD to reduce stress and anxiety are promising, though

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Research Roundup: small study shows psilocybin effective in treating depression

Also: Israeli researchers say cannabis can be a safe and effective treatment for chronic pain

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Research says cannabis neither improves nor impairs athletic performance

Study indicates that cannabis use has “no significant effect” on athletic prowess.

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UC Berkeley is launching a new centre for psychedelic research

The centre’s cofounders include UC Berkeley neuroscientist David Presti, psychologist Dacher Keltner, and journalism professor Michael Pollan

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Research Roundup: hemp extract can protect bees from pesticides, Polish scientists discover

They found that insects that had been exposed to pesticides and then treated with the hemp extract lived as long as those that had never been exposed to pesticides

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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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