London: Hormones could be the reason why cannabis affects women differently than men, brain studies on animals and humans suggest. The studies showed that sex differences in response to cannabis are not just socio-cultural, but biological too. The findings showed that men are up to four times more likely to try cannabis and use higher […]

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A new review of animal studies says that sex differences in response to cannabis are not just socio-cultural, but biological too. Published in Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, it examines the influence of sex hormones like testosterone, estradiol (estrogen) and progesterone on the endocannabinoid system: networks of brain cells which communicate using the same family of […]

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Cannabis use is riding high on a decade-long wave of decriminalization, legalization and unregulated synthetic substitutes. As society examines the impact, an interesting disparity has become apparent: the risks are different in females than in males. A new review of animal studies says that sex differences in response to cannabis are not just socio-cultural, but […]

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In states where cannabis is legal, every bit has to be tested and labeled for levels of THC (tetra­hydrocannabinol, the substance that produces a high) and CBD (cannabidiol, which does not produce a high), along with, in many cases, pesticide residues, contaminants, and fungus. If a farm’s crop doesn’t make the grade, it’s not allowed […]

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Many people have long sworn by cannabis for improving their love life by helping them be more compassionate toward their partner and providing a little courage to try new things. Now there’s scientific evidence that backs up weed’s impact between the sheets. Researchers found both men and women who used pot on the daily had sex way more often than those […]

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