Medical marijuana does well in national study

From Mike Hinton Casper The National Cancer Institute recently released its report on medical marijuana. The overview of their conclusion is, THC (the active ingredient in marijuana) caused a 45 percent reduction in bladder cancer, remission in breast and liver cancer and more. They have determined that there is no lethal dose of marijuana. And addictive potential is considerably lower than any other medicine available. … Continue reading Medical marijuana does well in national study

Congress quietly ends federal government’s ban on medical marijuana

Under a provision in the spending bill passed by Congress over the weekend, states where medical marijuana is legal would no longer need to worry about federal drug agents raiding retail operations. Agents would be prohibited from doing so. (Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press) Evan HalperContact Reporter Tucked deep inside the 1,603-page federal spending measure is a provision that effectively ends the federal government’s … Continue reading Congress quietly ends federal government’s ban on medical marijuana

The Growing Mainstream Use of Cannabis Extracts to Treat Diseases

The interest in using cannabis extract medicine to treat cancer and other diseases has been growing tremendously over the past six years.  Growth has been particularly accelerated by the release of Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s CNN documentary Weed, which detailed the story of Charlotte Figi.  Charlotte suffers from Dravet syndrome, a type of epilepsy for which no pharmaceutical medications are effective.  Even after trying every possible … Continue reading The Growing Mainstream Use of Cannabis Extracts to Treat Diseases

The 10 Most Common Misconceptions About Hemp

If you’ve been keeping up with our Leafly series about hemp, you know that the industrial properties of the cannabis plant are widely misunderstood. In an effort to help set the record straight, here is a breakdown of the top 10 misconceptions we hear about hemp. 1. Hemp, Medical, and Recreational Cannabis are All the Same Although industrial hemp, medical marijuana, and recreational marijuana are … Continue reading The 10 Most Common Misconceptions About Hemp

Cannabis Oil A Real Miracle Medicine?

Recent research shows actually reduction in cancer cell growth, by using hash oil! The vast healing ability of cannabis is still being discovered, & a lot that has been medically proven. Like the ability for cannabis to decrease pain, nausea, & many other conditions. The incredible diverse applications of cannabis is truly profound, including its ability to kill MRSA. So many beneficial uses are currently … Continue reading Cannabis Oil A Real Miracle Medicine?

Chronic Conditions Treated With Cannabis

International Classification of Diseases 9 – CM 1996 Chronic Conditions Treated With Cannabis Encountered Between 1990-2004 © 2004 Tod H. Mikuriya, M.D. Genital Herpes 054.10 Herpetic infection of penis 054.13 AIDS Related Illness 042 Post W.E. Enephalitis 062.1 Chemotherapy Convales V66.2 Shingles (Herpes Zoster) 053.9 Radiation Therapy E929.9 Viral B Hepatitis, chronic 070.52 Viral C Hepatitis, chronic 070.54 Other arthropod bone disease 088 Lyme Disease … Continue reading Chronic Conditions Treated With Cannabis

Seniors Are Seeking Out States Where Marijuana is Legal

When choosing retirement locales, a few factors pop to mind: climate, amenities, proximity to grandchildren, access to quality healthcare. Chris Cooper had something else to consider – marijuana laws. The investment adviser from Toledo had long struggled with back pain due to a fractured vertebra and crushed disc from a fall. He hated powerful prescription drugs like Vicodin, but one thing did help ease the … Continue reading Seniors Are Seeking Out States Where Marijuana is Legal