Category: ADHD

Pharmaceutical giants are sidestepping US marijuana restrictions to research cannabis-based drugs

Federal policies restricting marijuana research have made it difficult to study marijuana and produce cannabis-based drugs — but that isn’t stopping pharmaceutical companies from doing it. Some are researching and developing drugs made with marijuana compounds in labs just north of the border. Others are growing the raw materials for their products in South America. […]

Marijuana Vs. Methamphetamine: How To Best Treat ADHD

Study: ‘For adult patients with ADHD cannabis may be an effective alternative.’ Could cannabis one day be the go to medicine for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, ADHD? Approximately 10 million adults in the U.S. have been diagnosed with the condition. Common symptoms include difficulty sustaining attention, inability to focus, being easily distracted or unable to perform quiet […]

Cannabinoids are easier on the brain than booze, study finds

But much remains unknown or unproved, such as whether marijuana has beneficial effects, CU Boulder professor observes Marijuana may not be as damaging to the brain as previously thought, according to new research from the University of Colorado Boulder and the CU Change Lab. The research, which was published in the journal Addiction, examined the brains of more than […]

ADHD and the Cannabis vs. Ritalin Debate

ADHD Hyperactivity, impulsiveness, mood swings, hypersensitivity, crankiness, lack of concentration and organisation, as well as difficulty falling asleep. These are the symptoms that typically determine the lives of ADHD patients. ADHD medication usually comes with a plethora of side effects. Would cannabis be an alternative? Is cannabis a reliable alternative to conventional ADHD medication? Hyperactivity, impulsiveness, […]