Pharmacy chains will be appealing the verdict that they created a public nuisance by contributing the Ohio’s opioid crisis. A federal jury in Ohio on Tuesday found that pharmacy giants Walgreens, CVS and Walmart contributed to the opioid crisis in that state, a verdict that could serve as a bellwether for thousands of similar cases pending from coa
A ‘world first’ trial assessing a cannabis-based drug to treat an aggressive form of brain cancer is to go ahead, a charity has announced. Members of the public backed an appeal by the Brain Tumour Charity to raise £400,000 to fund the three-year trial. Olympic champion Tom Daley also backed the campaign. The gold medal-winning diver’s father Rober
U.S.-wide study found cannabis use tripled; may highlight unmet needs in pain control and mental health Cannabis use among people with rheumatic diseases (RMDs) tripled between 2014 and 2019. That's according to the first US-wide study designed to evaluate the prevalence of cannabis use in a large population of people with RMDs. The findings appear
As more and more states are voting in favor of recreational and/or medical marijuana, it makes sense people would grow curious about the drug’s potential health benefits. But there are some conflicting viewpoints out there: Some tout THC's pain-relieving qualities and ability to help with seizure disorders, PTSD, and other neurological conditions,
Green Labs Provisions, a medical marijuana dispensary in Luna Pier, is open for business. Owned and operated by Jason (JD) Davison, a 39-year-old veteran, along with Sean Lyden and Breen Lyden, the facility located at 10701 Madison St. specializes in medical cannabis, accessories and apparel. Open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., customers
Sativyl contains a 27 mg/ml concentration of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and 25 mg/ml of CBD. It’s sold by the flask and contains 10 ml and 250 mg of concentration. Cannabis-based drug Sativyl has been approved as a treatment for cancer-related pain in Peru.Sativyl, produced by Verdemed, was created to be as similar as possible to Sativex, produced
Cannabis has been shown time and time again to improve the lives of those who struggle with certain ailments. Here’s just a small sample. Medical marijuana is now legal in 36 states and several U.S. territories. Its medical applications continue to broaden as cannabis becomes a mainstream treatment option in this country.  With this increased acces
Commission member Blakemore said it’s crucial to maintain price transparency and breaks down what makes cannabis products work. The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission heard from commission member Sam Blakemore Thursday regarding various types of cannabis products that could be made available. Blakemore said the maximum number of days that could be
Using cannabis to help with sleep should be treated as a therapy rather than a nightly routine. The last two years have tested the mental strength of millions of people. A good night’s sleep, in particular, has proved struggle for many as anxiety skyrocketed and routines were broken and shattered during the pandemic. The term “coronasomnia” was eve
Migraines are the third most prevalent illness in the world, affecting an estimated 1 billion people worldwide. Incredibly, despite the prevalence of this malady, traditional medicine has yet to offer an answer.  It’s not that there aren’t treatments for migraines; it’s that many people find these treatments don’t work. In some cases, the treatment
Many founders of cannabis companies have origin stories about how the powerful plant changed their lives – from enhanced intimacy and increased focus to better performance in sports and better sleep. I, however, do not have the same story. In fact, I was never really interested in cannabis and was somewhat of a reluctant participant. (article origi
Almost 67,000 pounds of medical marijuana have been sold in Arkansas since May 2019. Almost 67,000 pounds – roughly the weight of two F-35 fighter jets – of medical marijuana have been sold in Arkansas since May 2019, with the state collecting just under $45 million in taxes on the sales. Licensed dispensaries in the state have sold 66,994 pounds o
Some say marijuana has the ability to return those with anxiety or altered sleep habits back to a normal rhythm. The last two years have tested the mental strength of millions. Sleep in particular has been a struggle for many as anxiety skyrocketed and routines broke and shattered during the pandemic. The term “coronasomia” was even coined by docto
Exercise increases the body’s own cannabis-like substances, which in turn helps reduce inflammation and could potentially help treat certain conditions such as arthritis, cancer, and heart disease.In a new study, published in Gut Microbes, experts from the University of Nottingham found that exercise intervention in people with arthritis, did not j
If you're a fan of crunchy textures and nutty flavors, hemp seeds might have place on your plate. The tiny seeds are easy to use and eat, making them ideal for snacks and entrées alike. What's more, hemp seeds are packed with essential nutrients like protein, vitamins, and minerals, just to name a few. Read on to learn about the health benefits of
Mississippi patients hoping on a green light for the state’s medical marijuana program before year’s end are likely to be disappointed. The situation to date: In 2020, the state’s lawmakers put together a ballot initiative to legalise medical cannabis – and 69.2% of voters supported it in November last year.  But Mississippi governor Tate Reeves wa