Medical News

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Cannabis could be the key to treating traumatic brain injuries (TBI) that are taking their toll on the lives of professional athletes and Americans in general.

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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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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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We took a look at some of the most impactful studies in medical cannabis, specifically those relating to CBD.

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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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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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Marijuana is being studied as a treatment for Tourette syndrome’s involuntary movements and vocalizations.

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