Saturday, January 18, 2020
Medical marijuana is a fact, and it has been for a long time. More than 30 states now allow patients to use some form of the drug as treatment for a wide range of medical conditions. Four have legalized...
In the early 1990s, scientists discovered an ancient Siberian mummy buried with remnants of cannabis pollen. They later concluded that she died of breast cancer - and took weed to treat it. The find proved that humans have been...
Still have doubts about the health benefits of marijuana? This list should lay them to rest! Marijuana has been used by many civilizations for its medicinal benefits for thousands of years. Western medical science has been comparatively slow to catch...
Of all the many health problems marijuana treats, mental illness may be the most controversial. Chronic pain, for all its complexity, is far simpler than depression, psychosis, or other mental disorders. And for all we don't know about what...
Odorless cannabis? What wizardry is this? You might have a visceral reaction to the thought of odorless weed because for a lot of people, the smell of buds is part of the experience. Marijuana flowers are judged, in part,...
Medical marijuana does many, many things, most of them good. It fights cancer. It reduces nausea. It saves the lives of patients with severe seizure disorders. Now it turns out marijuana could be useful in repairing broken bones. Scientists at Tel...
There’s more scrutiny on vaping as the industry’s growth skyrockets. Whether it’s because someone wants to quit smoking, or because it’s a lifestyle choice many see as a healthier alternative to starting to smoke, people are flocking to vaporizers...
The opioid crisis has resulted in lawsuits that have embroiled state attorneys and individuals alike. In these lawsuits, claims are being made against pharmaceutical companies that appear to have used aggressive marketing campaigns -- allegedly misleading at times --...
Halloween is a predictable holiday, a reliable annual formula of costumes, candy, and kids. Also, naturally, false scare stories about pot-poisoned sweets. Police and health officials apparently have no plans to disappoint on that front in 2016. Poorly informed government...
How did you first hear about medical marijuana? It might have been a news story about pending legislation or perhaps its potential for medical applications. There’s been a surge in the science behind medical cannabis, yet the reason why...

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