New in cannabis science: concussion studies

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Concussions are prevalent injuries, especially for those who play sports. In fact, new statistics show us just how common they are:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 5 to 10 percent of athletes will experience a concussion in any given sport season. [Miami Herald]

Recently, researchers and physicians in Miami have revealed that they are making advancements with cannabis as a treatment for concussions.

Hoffer said he is also conducting a new study for cannabis concussion treatment alongside Hotz and a team of five other UHealth doctors. The doctors are testing a cannibanoid compound as a treatment for concussion-induced headaches, anxiety and pain. [Miami Herald]

We will keep you posted as more research is uncovered from these advancements.

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