What is Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative disease and the most common form of dementia; its cause is still unknown. This neuro-degeneration is associated with a deterioration of memory and cognitive functions. According to the Alzheimer’s Association website, 5.7 million Americans are living with diagnosed Alzheimer’s; it is projected that by 2050 that number…

The marijuana industry is growing like a weed, and investors can’t seem to get enough of pot stocks. Over the trailing-two-year period, the vast majority of marijuana stocks have risen by a triple- or quadruple-digit percentage. But, truth be told, not a lot is definitively known about the weed industry, which still operates behind a…

6 Miraculous Benefits Of CBD Oil Cannabis contains both CBD and THC. Both these compounds have different effects.  While THC is known for producing a state of mind altering ‘high’, CBD is not psychoactive. It does not alter the mind state of the user. On the contrary, it does produce significant positive alterations in the…

Biochemist Jahan Marcu has found “a very rewarding career” working to assure the safety of medicines. “It is really touching to see patients using our products and leaving opioids behind,” says Adam Kavalier, a phytochemist who works in the same industry. The fast-growing field where these scientists work provides not only these satisfactions, but also,…

Today, women are in leadership positions at every level of the cannabis industry, from CEOs of blossoming companies to cultivators taking cannabis from plant to product. Women grow cannabis, make medicines, own their own farms and operate their own dispensaries. Some women are also producing and directing documentaries in order to fight the stigma of…

Neither the occasional nor the heavy use of marijuana by adolescents is associated with decreased motivation, according to clinical datapublished online ahead of print in the journal Substance Use & Misuse. A team of Florida International University researchers assessed the relationship between cannabis use and motivation in 79 adolescent subjects. Participants consisted of both long-term…