Tag Archives: Cannabis

Cannabis Use More Common Among Pregnant Women with Depression, Anxiety and Trauma

Despite decreasing rates of alcohol and tobacco use during pregnancy, the use of cannabis use during pregnancy is on the rise.  Several qualitative studies have suggested that pregnant women report using cannabis to manage a range of psychological symptoms, including anxiety and depression.  However, we do not know whether cannabis use is more common among… Read More »

Cannabis can kill superbugs: Scientists

Antibiotic resistant infections like gonorrhoea could soon be treated by cannabis, as breakthrough research suggests the drug could be a potentially powerful tool in combating superbugs. Synthetic cannabidiol, or CBD, has for the first time shown it is capable of killing the bacteria responsible for gonorrhoea, meningitis and legionnaires disease, according to the University of… Read More »