Breaking News
Home » Medical Marijuana Blog » In the News

In the News

News on Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana for Pets

Before his owners started dosing him with a daily drop of marijuana, Garfield the cat’s nine lives were rapidly running out. The 18-year-old feline — whose name has been changed to protect patient confidentiality — suffered from a host of painful conditions. These included thyroid and heart disease, severe arthritis, renal failure and chronic pancreatitis, a condition that caused him …

Read More »

Abusing Prescription Drugs Is No Joke: 6 Warning Signs of Oxycodone Addiction

Doctors often prescribe oxycodone to relieve moderate to severe pain. It can provide relief from pain caused by many ailments but can be habit-forming. There are many warning signs of oxycodone abuse; these include taking the drug when you know it affects you negatively, obtaining it illegally, experiencing paranoia, extreme fatigue, problems with balance and coordination, and losing interest in …

Read More »

You Can Now Smoke and Buy Weed in Canada

Justin Trudeau Government fulfills his electoral promise to authorize the recreational use of weed and will pardon those who are convicted of possession. Canada has become the second country in the world, after Uruguay, and the first among the member of the G-7 and also of the G-20, where the recreational use of weed is legal. Marijuana use was illegal …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Non-Smokers Can Still Benefit from Medical Marijuana

There are a number of conditions that medical marijuana can be used to treat, from glaucoma to chronic pain. And in Nevada, all that you need is your medical marijuana card to be able to buy it from a licensed medical marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas. Whilst when most people imagine consuming marijuana to be done in a smoking form, …

Read More »

CBD Benefits for the Skin

No matter what age we are, we are taught to practice good health habits. If you have a problem with something on the inside of your body, you work to take care of it and we often go to great lengths to make sure that everything is functioning normally. When it comes to our skin, however, not all of us …

Read More »

Study Shows Cannabinoids Inhibit Tumor Growth

Research Suggests Chemopreventive Benefits Of Cannabis In a study published in the August edition of the Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology,Japanese researchers found cannabinoids to be useful in battling cancerous tumors. The study was conducted by initiating tumor growth in mice and treating them with synthetic cannabinoids. Synthetic cannabinoids differ from phytocannabinoids (found in plants, such as cannabis) in that they are full …

Read More »

Cannabis Compound Found to Treat Schizophrenia

A compound found in marijuana can help treat schizophrenia as effectively as standard antipsychotic drugs—and with fewer side effects—according to the results of a new clinical trial, reports The Fix columnist Maia Szalavitz in Time. Researchers at University of Cologne in Germany studied 39 people with schizophrenia, all hospitalized for a psychotic episode. Twenty of the patients were given cannabidiol …

Read More »

Marijuana Chemical Fights Hardened Arteries

The active ingredient in marijuana that produces changes in brain messages appears to fight atherosclerosis — a hardening of the arteries. But puffing pot probably won’t help. The findings, reported in the journal Nature, “should not be taken to mean that smoking marijuana is beneficial for the heart,” says Michael Roth, MD, a professor of medicine at UCLA medical school. …

Read More »

Legalization Is Paving the Way to a Greener Society: 5 Things You Need to Know Before Opening a Dispensary

Otherside Farms marijuana dispensary

A few decades ago, you couldn’t open a cannabis dispensary in any state without facing the wrath of the state laws. This is now a thing of the past in most states, thanks to the legalization of the sale and use of cannabis in these states. There are a lot of opportunities that have been brought by this legalization. You …

Read More »
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!