Cannabis

As scans show drug’s impact on brain, a top doctor warns of a psychosis, paranoid delusions and a superskunk schizophrenia timebomb

The UK Mail on Sunday  PUBLISHED:  25 March 2018   Britain could set off a schizophrenia timebomb if it ignores the dangers of super-strength ‘skunk’ cannabis, one of the UK’s most eminent psychiatrists warns today. Strong evidence now shows that smoking potent forms of the Class B drug… Read More »As scans show drug’s impact on brain, a top doctor warns of a psychosis, paranoid delusions and a superskunk schizophrenia timebomb

Scientists show cannabis TRIPLES psychosis risk: Ground-breaking research blames ‘skunk’ for 1 in 4 of all new serious mental disorders

Researchers highlighted the dangers of a super-strength strain of cannabis A study found ‘skunk’ was responsible for a quarter of psychosis cases But weaker forms such as hash don’t carry the same risk of mental illness  By Stephen Adams for The Mail on Sunday PUBLISHED:  15 February 2015… Read More »Scientists show cannabis TRIPLES psychosis risk: Ground-breaking research blames ‘skunk’ for 1 in 4 of all new serious mental disorders

High times for cannabis: Epigenetic imprint and its legacy on brain and behavior.

Abstract Extensive debates continue regarding marijuana (Cannabis spp), the most commonly used illicit substance in many countries worldwide. There has been an exponential increase of cannabis studies over the past two decades but the drug’s long-term effects still lack in-depth scientific data. The epigenome is… Read More »High times for cannabis: Epigenetic imprint and its legacy on brain and behavior.

The Cannabis Paradox

Roger Ladouceur – Canadian Family Physician February 2018 “The evidence indicates the most consistent effects of medical cannabinoids are adverse events. A variety of adverse events have a greater magnitude of effect than the potential benefits for the conditions targeted.1 The conclusions drawn by this analysis… Read More »The Cannabis Paradox

Cannabis does more harm than good: Health officials warn doctors against prescribing the drug for ailments as the effects outweigh the minor benefits

New medical guidelines have been issued in Canada, where cannabis is legal They warn the effects of the drug outweigh minor benefits for most conditions  And for some, it states it most often is only marginally better than a placebo  The new document will be… Read More »Cannabis does more harm than good: Health officials warn doctors against prescribing the drug for ailments as the effects outweigh the minor benefits