Category: Medicine

Racial Disparities in Opioid Addiction Treatment in Black and White Populations

Racial Disparities Still Occurring through Opioid Crisis Racial disparities in outcomes are still commonplace in the United States, and one way this is apparent is the...

Some CBD Products Could be Produced with Unsafe Manufacturing Practices

Some CBD Products are Being Marketed with Unproven Medical Claims and Could be Produced with Unsafe Manufacturing Practices Unlike the FDA-approved CBD drug product,...

#ThrowbackThursday Cannabis 101: CBD vs. THC: What’s the difference?

Cannabis consumers have long prized potency (a high THC content) as one of the main factors that makes a particular strain more desirable. Though traditional demand for...

Medicinal Cannabis Use Is Not Proven in Mental Health

Researchers in Australia say evidence is weak as to whether medicinal cannabistreatments can help with mental illnessessuch as anxiety, depression and psychosis. They...

The First African American Face Transplant Performed

In July, Robert Chelsea became the first African American patient to have a full face transplant, Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital announced. The procedure took...

Would you like Marijuana delivered to your door? Massachusetts regulators approve home delivery, cannabis cafes

Do you want legal, tested marijuana delivered to your door, without worrying that the police will show up next? Soon, that will be a reality in Massachusetts. The...

CannTrust Discloses Notice of Licence Suspension

CannTrust Holdings Inc. (“CannTrust” or the “Company”, TSX: TRST,NYSE: CTST) announced that it received late this morning a Notice of Licence...

West Africa Is Battling An Opioid Crisis

In Nigeria, prescription drugs are being taken in life-threatening doses by millions in search of a fix. West Africa – and particularly its most populous nation,...

Gender-nonconforming College Students Often Struggle With Mental Health

Trans students are four times more likely than peers to report mental health issues such as depression and suicide, according to a new study that calls for more campus...

Reports of Vaping Black-Market Cannabis Oil Is Putting People Into Comas

Some of these vape cartridges contain a chemical Nazis used in gas chambers. Seriously. A 26-year-old Wisconsin man is currently in a medically induced coma — and his...