Articles tagged with: Cannabis

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2018’s most popular health article promoting cannabis’ safety found to be biased and misleading

in urhealthguide, by John Regan

— 20 Dec 2018

“The article fails to point out that only very limited, low-quality evidence supports the use of cannabis for treating chronic pain. The article also fails to describe the potent...

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No scientific evidence indicates that cannabis can prevent or cure COVID-19 in patients

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“Cannabis is more effective at preventing and treating COVID-19 than hydroxychloroquine”

SOURCE: Tristan Greene, The Next Web

Published: 30 Jun 2020

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No, marijuana and ginger have not been shown to cure COVID-19

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Boil weed and ginger for Covid-19 victims, the virus will vanish

SOURCE: Anonymous, Nsemwoha.com

Published: 31 Mar 2020

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Endocannabinoids in human breast milk are important for human development, but not present in cannabis

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human breast milk naturally contains the same cannabinoids found in the Cannabis plant

SOURCE: Anonymous, CBDLife

Published: 15 Nov 2019

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Study did not report that cannabis smoking leads to “complete remission” of Crohn’s disease, contrary to widely-circulated claim

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smoking marijuana causes ‘complete remission’ of Crohn’s disease

SOURCE: Anonymous, UK Health Expert, BloomsMag

Published: 10 Oct 2019

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Article claiming that the National Cancer Institute “admits marijuana kills cancer” is inaccurate and unsupported

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Cancer Institute Finally Admits Marijuana Kills Cancer

SOURCE: Anonymous, USA Health Times, Healthy Food House

Published: 09 Jul 2019

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News article accurately reports negative impact of marijuana on teens’ intellectual development

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Marijuana could be making teens less intelligent

SOURCE: Marcelino Benito, KHOU

Published: 15 Mar 2019

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2018’s most popular health article wrongly claims that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol

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Federal study finds marijuana a hundred times less toxic than alcohol, safer than tobacco

SOURCE: John Regan, urhealthguide

Published: 20 Dec 2018

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