Archive for the ‘Science’ Category

Walgreens: Clarifying Cannibis

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Source: Marijuana has been used to relieve pain, digestive and psychological disorders for more than 3,000 years—but the efficacy, safety and legality of the drug are still widely debated.1 What is Medical Marijuana (Cannabis)? How Does Medical Marijuana Work? Why is the Use of Medical Marijuana Debated? What are Common Uses for Medical Marijuana? How ...

Cannabis Oil Mitigates Symptoms Of Alzheimer’s-Induced Dementia

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Source:  NORML by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director January 19, 2016 The administration of liquid cannabis extracts containing THC is associated with the mitigation of various symptoms of Alzheimer’s-related agitation and dementia, according to observational trial data published online ahead of print in The Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. Israeli investigators assessed the use of cannabis ...

Federal Data Shows Stoned Drivers are Safer than Drunk Drivers

Monday, February 16th, 2015

Source: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration discovered in a new pair of studies that using marijuana before getting behind the wheel puts you at a lower risk for a car crash than drinking alcohol before driving. The results emphasize that the amount of THC (the main active ingredient in marijuana) ...

Medical Studies proving Cannabis cures Cancer

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Source: There’s still a lot of confusion across the nation about whether or not marijuana is effective for cancer patients. Odds are you’ve heard something about it but weren’t sure whether the information was reliable or definitive. So, in order to help clear things up, here is a list of 34 ...

Cannabis and Lung Cancer

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Source:  Cornerstone The trajectory of every medical cannabis patient is unique. Some patients think of themselves as life-long recreational users until they realize that they’ve been subconsciously using the plant to help treat genuine health conditions. This may be the case for individuals that deal with chronic pain or psychological ...

THC Can Halt Brain Damage

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Source:  Laboratory Equipment Though marijuana is a well-known recreational drug, extensive scientific research has been conducted on the therapeutic properties of marijuana in the last decade. Medical cannabis is often used by sufferers of chronic ailments, including cancer and post-traumatic stress disorder, to combat pain, insomnia, lack of appetite and other ...

Cannabis Cures Cancer

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Cannabis and Its Impact on Health

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Marijuana linked to lower bladder cancer

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

Source:  Huffington Post People who smoke marijuana may be less likely to get bladder cancer than those who smoke cigarettes, a new study says. Read Article

Weed for Diabetes

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Source: Three prior studies have shown that marijuana users are less likely to be obese, have a lower risk for diabetes and have lower body-mass-index measurements. Read more