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Large Study Will Examine THC Treatment For Alzheimer's Patients

Previous studies have found an association between using a synthetic THC product and lower levels of agitation in people with moderate to severe cases of Alzheimer's disease.

The Mind/Gut/CBD Connection - Dr. Chin Explains CBD'S Impact on Gut Health

Have you considered the gut-brain connection?

Cannabis and Sex: CBD Lube Promises To Enhance Life In The Bedroom

In a survey of those who have tried CBD lube, 68 percent said it improved their sex life. 

Happy Highs: Cannabis Brands Find Success Marketing Joy and Well-Being

Feel good blends. Giggly strains. Cannabis marketing has one unique offering in its packages: joy, a momentary reprieve from the world.

Why The Cannabis Industry Needs Accessible Research - Q&A with Maha Haq

"As a first-generation American, discussing cannabis is difficult to navigate among the two communities I am part of," says Maha Haq. "But with new research and education, acceptance will inevitably follow."

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