Category «Cannabis»

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 …

Study Finds No Evidence That Marijuana Lowers IQ in Teens

Roughly half of Americans use marijuana at some point in their lives, and many start as teenagers. Although some studies suggest the drug could harm the maturing adolescent brain, the true risk is controversial. Now, in the first study of its kind, scientists have analyzed long-term marijuana use in teens, comparing IQ changes in twin …

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 …

How Cannabis Shrinks Brain Tumors

Newly published studies suggest that cannabis 2 key ingredients tetrohydrocannabinol and cannabidiol shrink brain tumors. This boom coincides with greater research into the ways in which cannabis acts on the brain’s cannabinoid receptors, alleviating pain, restoring appetite, and, now, shrinking tumors. Senior author of the new study, Dr. Wai Liu, of the University of London, …

This Mother Insists Cannabis Oil Saved Her Son's Life

The cannabis community is filled with passionate, forward-thinking people who have devoted their lives to changing people’s perceptions. But the question remains – how do people become involved in cannabis community in the first place? It turns out everyone has a unique personal journey that has brought them to the world of cannabis. Each week, …

Marijuana Legalization: Should Bernie Sanders’ Home State Embrace Socialized Cannabis

As one of Vermont’s approximately 2,500 official medical marijuana patients, Robert Gwynn is excited his state lawmakers are considering legalizing cannabis. Born with neurofibromatosis type 1, a tumor disorder that has left him with debilitating nerve pain, limited appetite and ongoing fatigue, the 31-year-old has been part of the state’s medical marijuana program for the …

Big Pharma Not Happy: 80% of Cannabis Users Give Up Prescription Drugs

Big Pharma must be getting seriously worried by the results of a recent survey conducted by the Centre for Addictions Research of BC The pharmaceutical (along with the alcohol) industry is a powerful influences in Washington and has long been lobbying against cannabis legalization in order to protect their profits. Natural Blaze reports: However, the …

5 Easy Ways to Support Legalization

Legalization is sweeping the nation—it started with Washington and Colorado but has quickly picked up speed from sea to shining sea. Supporting legalization means supporting criminal justice reform, progressive economic reform, civil liberties along with cannabis use. It may be difficult to know how to best support these causes, so here are the five of …