News tagged with cannabis

Is cannabis the answer to Booze Britain's problems?

Substituting cannabis in place of more harmful drugs may be a winning strategy in the fight against substance misuse. Research published in BioMed Central' open access Harm Reduction Journal features a poll of 350 cannab ...

dateDec 01, 2009 in Health
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Highest cannabis users are Australians

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new Lancet paper co-authored by a UQ researcher states that Australians are the highest cannabis users in the world, only matched by USA and New Zealand.

dateOct 20, 2009 in Health
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Cannabis alters human DNA

A new study published by University of Leicester researchers has found "convincing evidence" that cannabis smoke damages DNA in ways that could potentially increase the risk of cancer development in humans.

dateJun 16, 2009 in Other
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Cannabis compound can help cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cannabis has been used recreationally and for medicinal purposes for centuries, yet its 60 plus active components are only partly understood. Now scientists have discovered how a compound ...

dateFeb 19, 2009 in Medical research
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