Top 10 Cannabis Studies of 2016

For the fourth consecutive year, we take a look at the year’s top 10 cannabis-related studies.

Top 10 <strong>Cannabis</strong> StudiesIt’s been a big year for cannabis science. A plethora of studies have been released demonstrating its wide medical properties. Although it was a challenge, we’ve narrowed these down to the top 10, with two honorable mentions. These include what we believe to be the most important in their implications.

The Top 10 Cannabis Studies of 2016 (in no particular order):

Study: Heart Attack Patients with History of Cannabis Use Less Likely to Die During Hospitalization

Cannabinoids May Attenuate Negative Effects of Morphine on Magnocellular Neurons

Study: Cannabinoids Can Inhibit Growth of Carcinoma Cancer Cells, Program them to Die

Cannabinoid Receptor Found in Spermatozoa, Vital to Penetration of Ovum

New Study: Cannabis Use During Pregnancy is Safe, No Harm to Baby

Study: Cannabis an Effective Medicine in Early and Late Stage Dementia

Study: Cannabinoids May Help Treat Symptoms of Autism

Study: CBD can Prevent and Induce Cell Death in Cervical Cancer

Study: Cannabinoids a Safe and Effective Treatment for Tourette syndrome

Study: Cannabidiolic Acid (CBDA) Inhibits Highly Aggressive Breast Cancer

Honorable Mentions:

Study: Cannabis Use Can Help Treat Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

Cannabinoids May Improve Night Vision, Study Finds

Past Top 10 Studies of the Year

The Top 10 Cannabis Studies of 2015

Top 10 Cannabis Studies of 2014

Top Ten Cannabis Studies of 2013

Is there a study you think we missed? Comment below!

About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at

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