Project Category: Cannabis 101

  • October 16, 2018
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Can Marijuana Help Treat Heroin Addicts?

A recent study by researchers at Columbia University found that medical marijuana improves the treatment outcome of heroin addicts. Patients who were given dronabinol — a prescription drug that contains THC, the active ingredient in marijuana — had lower withdrawal symptoms compared than those given a placebo. In addition, patients who smoked marijuana regularly during the outpatient phase of treatment had fewer…

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  • October 16, 2018
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Research Indicates Cannabinoids Can Reduce Migraine Frequency

Proudly, one of our core values at Oasis Medical Cannabis is spreading knowledge by helping to improve the scientific understanding of how the various chemical compounds in cannabis react with the human body. We hope to assist researchers in truly unlocking the medical potential of cannabis by donating up to 5{aa34db15268e25c147c4caa85ec2d4825a5a393e7ef01519aab89820bde350fa} of our profit to research at higher learning institutions in Nevada.…

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  • October 16, 2018
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Terpenes: The Future of Cannabis Is Medicine

This article from Cannabis Now Magazine breaks down some of the medical properties of terpenes that have been identified in cannabis. “Along with cannabinoid profile – the amounts of THC, CBD and other cannabinoids – the subspecies (indicas and sativas), the processing of the cannabis product and the method of ingestion, terpenes contribute to the entourage effects felt in the body and mind.”

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  • October 16, 2018
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Legal Marijuana Is Doing What the Drug War Could Not

An interesting article from the Washington Post about a decades-long drug war that couldn’t do what Legal Marijuana may be doing…taking a bite out of Mexican drug cartels’ profits. “The latest data from the U.S. Border Patrol shows that last year, marijuana seizures along the southwest border tumbled to their lowest level in at least a decade. Agents snagged roughly…

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  • October 16, 2018
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Cannabis Studies: Brain Cells and Alcohol

Scientists Say Cannabis Can Help Heal Brain Cells Damaged by Alcohol A recently published study in the journal Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, and online by the National Institute of Health says to have found that cannabis can protect the human brain from damage caused by alcohol. According to the study, “Chronic alcohol exposure reduces endocannabinoid activity and disrupts adult neurogenesis…

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  • October 3, 2018
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Shopping for Cannabis: Black Market vs Dispensaries

We’ve said it before and will likely say it again: cannabis consumption is a very personal process. This holds true with not only what you partake in but also in how it is acquired. How and where do you shop for your cannabis? What factors help you to decide what you would like to consume? Is it the price, quality…

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  • October 2, 2018
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What to Expect This September in Oasis & Community Oasis

It’s another month here at Oasis, and we have a lot of your favorite events back. You can also expect a bunch of changes in the next coming months – both in-store and online. We are working on bringing you the best experience possible, so keep your eyes peeled. September 2018 Events and More at Oasis Cannabis & Community Oasis…

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Cannabis and What Ails You – Insomnia

Insomnia is a hell of an ailment. Quite literally, many who suffer have compared it to what they’d imagine the depths of the underworld to be.  As with many other issues, insomnia comes disguised as a few things – tossing & turning,  brain won’t quiet down, or just plain wide awake even though it’s been hours since bedtime and you’re…

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