Sunday, April 21, 2019

FAQ’s About Cannabinoids and Cancer

What are cannabinoids? Cannabinoids are active chemicals in Cannabis that cause drug-like effects throughout the body, including the central nervous system and the immune system. They are also known as phytocannabinoids. The main active cannabinoid...

Why Banks Won’t Work With the Cannabis Industry

If you walk into almost any medical marijuana dispensary in Northern Nevada, you'll likely need to have cash in hand. It's not because the businesses prefer it that way, but actually quite the opposite. Cannabis...

States Need To Protect Patient Rights In Terms For Medical Marijuana

After the recent rejection of the Rhode Island-Washington Marijuana Rescheduling Petition, it is easy to point fingers at the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and proclaim how corrupt and inept they must be to uphold...

Does Marijuana Help or Hurt Cirrhosis?

Overview of Cirrhosis Cirrhosis is the late stage of scarring, or fibrosis, of the liver. It can be caused by a variety of conditions, including hepatitis and chronic alcohol abuse. The scarring associated with cirrhosis...

Should Marijuana Be Used As An Aid To Opiod Recovery?

There is a deadly opioid epidemic sweeping across the United States, and it claimed the lives of over 15,000 people in 2015. Whether in the form of heroin or potent prescription painkillers like fentanyl, thousands of people...

Here’s Who Scored The 7th Marijuana License in Florida

Less than two weeks before Florida’s constitutional amendment expanding the legal use of medical marijuana takes effect, the state’s Department of Health has approved a seventh license and could be on the verge of...

Study: Medical Cannabis Patients Report Decreased Use of Opioids, Anti-Anxiety Medicines

SCRANTON, PA — Patients with legal access to medical cannabis decrease their use of opioids, anti-depressants, anti-anxiety drugs, and other medications, according to self-report data published online ahead of print in the Journal of...

10 Pharmaceutical Drugs Based on Cannabis

Several pharmaceutical drugs have been developed which either contain or have similar chemicals as those found in the cannabis plant. Some researchers have used their understanding of how the brain processes cannabinoids to develop...

Sessions Vague About Marijuana At Senate Hearing

Under U.S. law, marijuana possession and distribution is illegal, but just how Sen. Jeff Sessions would enforce that law as the nation’s attorney general was not immediately clear Tuesday when the topic was broached...

Yes, Marijuana Works For Pain!

Three puffs a day of cannabis, better known as marijuana, helps people with chronic nerve pain due to injury or surgery feel less pain and sleep better, a Canadian team has found.''It's been known...

The Strongest Weed for Pain Relief

Pain is the number one reason patients turn to medical marijuana. This pain can be derived from a variety of conditions. A person may have pain because they were in a car accident or...

Medical Marijuana Infographic: The Impact From 2016

Marijuana Stats At-a-Glance: Colorado patients number 19.8 patients per 1,000 state residents 19.4 patients per thousand residents in Washington State 6% to 8% of caucasians reported having ever used marijuana 5% of Californians report...