The National Institutes of Health has been awarded a $3.8 million grant to study whether medical marijuana reduces opioid use for chronic pain.
This week, market research firm Brightfield Group and online cannabis community HelloMD released a summary to their joint research effort on CBD, ...
If you believe budtender wisdom, consuming a strain called Bubba Kush should leave you ravenous and relaxed whereas dank Hippie Chicken should uplift you like a dreamy cup of coffee. But if you take pure, isolated delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC—the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana—you’ll experience “a high that has no specific character, so that seems […]
For the first time, scientists have demonstrated that a component of cannabis reduces seizures in children with a rare form of epilepsy, marking a significant step in efforts to use marijuana and its derivatives to treat serious medical conditions. The company that sponsored the Phase 3 trial, GW Pharmaceuticals, had already announced some of the […]
The receding but still powerful stigma surrounding cannabis often gets in the way of a healthy docto
As research uncovers more and more health benefits of cannabis, it is clear that the stigma of cannabis use is steadily falling away, a fact which is ...
Is marijuana good medicine for those suffering from cancer? Definitely. Even the federal government
DENVER — A new study, that claims to be the first of its kind, found cannabis consumers are “among the most well-adjusted and successful of American adults.” The study by BDS Analytics compared people in three categories: “Consumers” (people who consumed cannabis products in the past ), “Acceptors” (people who do not consume cannabis but […]