cannabis research

cannabis leaves resting on hand

The history of cannabis dates back as far as the third millennium BC, and probably way back, according to archeological evidence (1). As a result of its psychoactive properties, it was first used for religious purposes, and not much later, for recreationally. The first historical writings come from China in

Cannabis is the word on everybody’s lips and the interest in the world’s most famous green plant continues to grow. The UN currently classifies the plant as a Schedule I drug. This means that it’s a substance that is prone to addiction with zero medical use. In fact, the classification placed

arthritis and cannabis strains

Arthritis is one of the most common disabilities among Americans, and it affects a lot of people. The pharmaceuticals and braces that are used to counter the pain have a lot of side effects. But in recent years, cannabis has gained a lot of popularity in the US, and it

CBD | Longevity LIVE

CBD oil,  or cannabidiol, is a natural plant-based oil. It contains naturally occurring chemicals known as cannabinoids. Studies have shown cannabinoids  contain ‘feel good’ molecules. They can even be made in your body. You experience them when you feel relaxed or involved in a positive activity like hugging someone you

The legal use of medical cannabis made headway this week as South Africa’s department of health  plans to have cannabis recognised as a prescription drug, rather than an illegal substance. The Medical Control Council (MCC) has announced that their investigation into the use of medical cannabis has made progress. MCC