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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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