CBD Instead of Ibuprofen
Ireland: Gym users in Ireland have started using a new supplement to handle their delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) after a tough work out. Many gym enthusiasts and athletes use anti-inflammatories, such as ibuprofen after a long work out. The medication, while helpful, can actually hinder post exercise healing and over a period of time can be harmful to filtering organs. Now those looking to get pumped without the after pain of DOMS have started turning to CBD oil. The oil not only eases pain, though more research on CBD in relation to DOMS should be done, it also doesn’t have the high associated with THC, making the supplement a more natural alternative to anti-inflammatories.
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Uruguay: The first country to legalize recreational marijuana ran into some expected and unexpected problems in the first month. Expectedly, the pharmacies that are distributing the plant ran extremely low on supply with demand being higher than anticipated. Then an unexpected problem, letters from American Banks threatening to stop doing business with banks in Uruguay if they were involved with the pharmacies. Uruguayan banks, worried over losing access to the American banking system, immediately sent word to some of the pharmacies informing them that their accounts would be closed later in the week. President Tabare Vazquez told reporters his administration is attempting to come up with a solution, but “we can’t hold false hope.” Pharmacies are currently the only businesses in the country that are allowed to supply the drug and at least 15 of the pharmacies that signed up to participate in the venture have backed out since the announcement. Years of studying and planning went into starting the program that was legalized in 2013. Officials in Uruguay are hopeful that lawmakers in America will pass a law allowing banks to do business with marijuana producers and distributors in states and countries that allow the plant.
Cannabis May Treat Schizophrenia And Tourette Syndrome
At the University of Wollongong, researchers have discovered that CBD could provide new kinds of symptom relief for schizophrenic patients by examining what science has uncovered about the chemical so far. Dr. Katrina Green, Professor Nadia Solowij, and Wollongong Ph.D. candidate, Ashleigh Osborne, conducted a detailed review of 27 extant studies on the chemical to determine what kind of impact CBD would have on cognitive function in relation to schizophrenia. The researchers ultimately uncovered some “fascinating insights” about its potential therapeutic value.