Archive for Category: Medical Marijuana

Cannabis drug trial for brain tumours gets go-ahead

A ‘world first’ trial assessing a cannabis-based drug to treat an aggressive form of braincanceris to go ahead, a charity has announced. Members of the public backed an appeal by the Brain Tumour Charity to raise £400,000 to fund the three-year trial. Olympic champion Tom Daleyalso backed the campaign....

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Researchers find new role for cannabinoids in vision: Chemicals shown to improve low-light vision of tadpoles by sensitizing retinal cells

A multidisciplinary team of researchers has improved our understanding of how cannabinoids, the active agent in marijuana, affect vision in vertebrates. Source: Researchers find new role for cannabinoids in vision: Chemicals shown to improve low-light vision of tadpoles by sensitizing retinal cells

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