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How Medical Marijuana Treats Epilepsy

The application of marijuana in medicine has been received with a lot of controversies. Whereas there is a group of people who are in support of its use for its medicinal purposes, there are others who are vehemently against it. That is why it remains illegal in some states and some countries. However, the fact remains that marijuana has been …

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Marijuana safer than aspirin

The aspirin industry fought a warning label for five years – during which 300 children died of Reye’s syndrome. When Bayer introduced aspirin in 1899, Cannabis was America’s #1 painkiller. Until marijuana prohibition began in 1937, the US Pharmacopoeia listed cannabis as the primary medicine for over 100 diseases. Cannabis was such an effective analgesic that the American Medical Association (AMA) argued …

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Healthy Uses For Marijuana

Marijuana was popular in the 1900s among jazz musicians apparently because unlike alcohol which dulls and incapacitates, marijuana allowed users whose job involved playing long into the night to forget how exhausted they were. In addition, the drug seemed to make their compositions more imaginative and their music sound more unique – at least according to the people who played …

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Becoming a Medical Marijuana Patient

Becoming a Medical Marijuana Patient in the United States involves different requirements depending on the state you reside in.  Check our article on Medical Marijuana States or www.safeaccessnow.org for more information for laws in your state. While there are now states that allow medical marijuana for recreational use, there are still states like California (which may be on their way to …

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8 Weird Things You Can Vape

Vaping is creating a lot of buzz in the world today. What started off as simple e-liquids with fruit flavours and became popular due to its distinctive taste and refreshing experience, has now moved on to enthusiasts experimenting with bizarre things to vape. Unlike smoking, vaping is lighter on the lungs and does not add up on your calories. While …

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Marijuana Could Reduce Brain Damage After Stroke, Researchers Say

New research suggests compounds in marijuana may protect the brain from damage following a stroke. Scientists hope to perform human trials in the near future. Researchers at the University of Nottingham conducted a meta-analysis of previous studies, reports the Nottingham Post, concluding that cannabinoids could reduce the severity of stroke as well as improve neurological outcomes. Lead author Dr. Tim …

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Cannabis for Asthma

Though smoking Cannabis may be carcinogenic, THC in Cannabis can be effective in easing inflammation in the lungs. THC helps dilate the bronchi and bronchioles, decreasing resistance in the respiratory airway and increasing airflow to the lungs. Study The acute effects of smoked 2 per cent natural marijuana (7 mg per kg) and 15 mg of oral Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on …

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