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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 for example, from a licensed medical marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas. Whilst when most people imagine consuming marijuana to be done in a …

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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Vaping Could Save Millions of Smokers

Tobacco smoking or smoking anything, for that matter, is something that people grow addicted to and merely saying that it is bad and needs to be given up does not suffice when it comes to quitting it. And it is hard and needs unprecedented strong will power and devotion, which most people lack and also people tend to break down …

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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 …

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CBD v. THC and How they Help Insomnia

Struggling to sleep is a very common problem all over the world. Those of you who use medical marijuana know that both CBD and THC can be incredibly helpful for helping you to fall asleep at night. But which one is more helpful, and how do they work with your body to help you to get to sleep and stay …

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Comparing Both Sides of the Coin: 5 Pros and Cons of Legalizing Marijuana

It wasn’t long ago that the concept of legalized marijuana seemed like a pipe dream, but with recreational marijuana now legal in 9 states and medical marijuana legal in 30 states, that time is happening now. While the tide may be shifting for legalizing marijuana, there are still many politicians and average people who still have serious apprehensions about the …

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