Medical News

As more states legalize marijuana, there's growing interest in a cannabis extract — cannabidiol, also known as CBD.

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It's a condition that causes intense pain when a layer of tissue that normally covers the inside of the uterus grows elsewhere, on organs such as the bowel, cervix and bladder.

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Governor Gary Herbert has signed a bill giving terminally ill patients a “right to try” medical marijuana.

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The state has approved three dispensaries to provide cannabis oil to seizure patients. But with only 17 doctors able to prescribe it, the oils still can be tough to secure.

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An experimental medication that could become the first drug derived from a marijuana plant approved in the U.S. received a boost from Food and Drug Administration staff.

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Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine want to study the safety and efficacy of using medical marijuana to treat diseases.

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Accumulating evidence suggests that cannabis-based medications, particularly CBD-rich preparations that enhance the brain’s inhibitory signaling, may be a potential autism treatment.

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There are several articles and products online that claim you can treat back pain with cannabis topicals. We’re here to make the capabilities of cannabis topicals clear as distillate.

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We know there are many physical conditions that can be treated by CBD, a compound found in marijuana. But it turns out CBD may also have major mental health benefits as well.

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A brand new class of epilepsy medicines primarily based on an ingredient derived from marijuana might be accessible as quickly as within the second half of 2018 within the United States pending Food and Drug Administration approval.

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They are a key component in the "Entourage Effect."

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People from elsewhere who have medical marijuana cards and are visiting the Grand Canyon state can possess and use medical marijuana, the Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled.

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A joint study by researchers at two U.S. universities and one in South America claims a reduction in the U.S.’s overall alcohol consumption appears directly related to the rise of medical marijuana laws recently enacted in a number of states.

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With anti-inflammatory properties, cannabis is a great treatment for a host of skin conditions, including psoriasis.

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To prescribe a medication, doctors need to have formally studied the substance beforehand.

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Want to try cannabis for pain or inflammation but hate the idea of smoking anything? A popular alternative is a cannabis transdermal — a skin patch infused with the main active ingredients in cannabis.

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The medical marijuana movement hits another mainstream milestone on April 20 this year with the opening of Manhattan’s first mid-town dispensary.

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A key ingredient in cannabis may help to curb the frequency of epileptic seizures, say researchers.

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A little girl was back in a school she loves in Schaumburg, Illinois, last week, but only after a federal judge said it was OK for her to bring her prescription medication with her.

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Michelle Walker moved her family to Colorado from Texas in 2017 looking for relief for her son, who suffers from severe autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and epileptic seizures — and she found it.

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Could cannabis’ anti-inflammatory properties protect against the development of alcoholic liver disease?

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The Knoxes are a clan of four doctors living in Oregon and California who specialize in medical marijuana. They seem to be doing quite well selling something that is illegal in many states, working with those they know best.

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Can legalizing marijuana fight the problem of opioid addiction and fatal overdoses? Two new studies in the debate suggest it may.

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Five million Americans suffer from the disease. THC may play a big role in combatting it.

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Cannabis could have a role in treating obesity-related fatty liver disease, according to a Hebrew University project that has been awarded funding by a UK-Israeli startup.

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An increasing number of studies are demonstrating that cannabis is an effective pain treatment with fewer side effects than many alternatives.

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Four in 10 Minnesotans who have taken medical marijuana (cannabis) for intractable pain report that their pain has eased by 30 percent or more, according to a report released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).

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A recent poll has found strong support for medical marijuana legislation in South Carolina.

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After years of discussion about medical marijuana in Louisiana, production of the plant is approaching, pharmacies are angling for exclusive permits to sell the drug and doctors are slowly becoming licensed to prescribe it to patients.

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A major Canadian health insurance company will soon cover medical cannabis. 

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Curbs on studies have limited understanding of marijuana’s therapeutic mechanisms, but political pressure and a shift in research could soon shed light.

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In the first quarter of 2018, we’ve seen advances in our understanding of cannabis’ therapeutic benefits in a range of disorders, diseases, and cancers.

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Pennsylvania’s first sales of medical marijuana on Thursday proved to be as emotional as it was historic.

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