Accidental Ingestions of Marijuana Edibles

Newswise — In July, the New Jersey Poison Control Center assisted in the medical treatment of 30 children ranging from 1 to 12 years old who accidentally ate marijuana edibles. “It is difficult for anyone, especially children, to tell an edible marijuana product from food when the product is almost ... Read More

Marijuana-derived compounds could reverse opioid overdoses

Newswise — INDIANAPOLIS, March 28, 2023 — There’s been a recent push in the U.S. to make naloxone — a fast-acting opioid antidote — available without a prescription. This medication has saved lives, but it’s less effective against powerful synthetic opioids, such as fentanyl. In an interesting twist, researchers are ... Read More

CBD shows promise for reducing cigarette smoking

Newswise — SPOKANE, Wash. – Cannabidiol or CBD, a non-psychoactive component of cannabis, inhibits the metabolism of nicotine, new research has found, meaning it could help tobacco users curb the urge for that next cigarette. A team led by Washington State University researchers tested the effects of CBD and its ... Read More