Category «Cannabis»

Finally, Some Hard Science on Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy Patients

A groundbreaking clinical trial may provide some answers to medical marijuana as a seizure treatment MORE Bernie Sanders Calls Drug Addiction a ‘Disease’ Not a CrimeEverything to Know About the Arrested Drug Price-Hiking CEOWhy Electronic Medical Records Are Disappearing Correction appended, Sept. 5, 2014 For years, some parents have turned to medical marijuana to treat …

Cannabis Smokers 45% Less Likely To Get Bladder Cancer

Cannabis users were 45 percent less likely to contract bladder cancer than their more abstemeous peers, according to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) – a branch of the National Institutes for Health. The NCI study examined 82,050 men of different ages and socioeconomic backgrounds from 2002-2003 with the purpose of discovering any links between smoking tobacco …

24-Pounds of Weed Falls From Sky onto House

Admin February 5, 2015 3 It’s not everyday that a nearly 24-pound bundle of drugs smashes into your family’s carport. Maya Donnelly awoke to what sounded like monsoon thunder in the early hours of the morning, but dismissed the crash she heard as a typical storm noise and went back to sleep, according to Nogales …

Treating Diabetes with Cannabis?

(Updated: January 2016) I am still grinning. Can you see me? Over 10 years back in 2005, we published a brief post here at the ‘Mine about how cannabis (yep: pot, grass, weed, ganja…) can be used to treat diabetes. Really, completely legit! And people have been flocking here ever since to learn more. Now, …

Marijuana For Veterans With Anxiety Is Finally Going to Be Legal

Medical marijuana for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has finally been given the go-ahead by the U.S. federal government. Before full legalization, the federal government has allocated money to researchers to begin testing marijuana for treating military veteranswith post-traumatic stress disorder. Far from a hypothetical move, the study parameters have already been approved by the Department …

Cannabis Can Manages Pain

February 02, 2016 By Julia Wright Many of us have heard – or know from experience – that cannabis can make the symptoms of anxiety more bearable, and even can assuage the agonies of chemotherapy and epilepsy. But what’s the science behind that sweet, sweet relief? Civilized asked Dr. Jahan Marcu – the Chief Scientist …

MARIJUANA VS CIGARETTES

See also: Smoking Marijuana does not cause lung cancer Top anti drug researcher changes his mind: says legalize marijuana Marijuana and your lungs: recent studies Pot is not like tobacco The Effects of Marijuana Smoke There are many reasons why marijuana is not worse for you than smoking cigarettes. You may have heard that “one …

Marijuana Can Help Heal Broken Bones Study Says

Scientists in Israel are exploring another medical use for marijuana: Their research indicates that a compound in the plant helps heal bone fractures. The new study, published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, found that broken bones healed faster and stronger when the patient received the non-psychoactive compound cannabidiol, or CBD. “We found …