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Taking cannabis in the correct dose and under necessary supervision can transform the state of your immunity. For centuries, human beings have been using cannabis for healing and recreational purposes. In fact, extensive works of research show that cannabis has an intense impact on the human body and its immune system. This article briefly discusse
A new study from the Department of Neuroscience at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen, published in Nature Neuroscience and titled “Spinal astroglial cannabinoid receptors control pathological tremor,” shows how cannabis could help those who suffer from pathological tremors.  According to the study, cannabino
More states are legalizing medical marijuana with each passing year. That may make you wonder whether Medicare will cover the cost of medical marijuana in your state. Federally, cannabis (another name for marijuana) remains a controlled substance. It’s illegal to possess or use the drug under federal law. However, individual states have passed laws
Two Maine legislators are coming to the defense of Maine’s medical marijuana program with a bill that would place a moratorium on a set of proposed regulations and require greater input from the industry before any further rule changes are implemented.  Co-sponsored by Rep. Lynne Williams, D-Bar Harbor, and Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash
Australia’s leading pain advisory body has a recommendation for doctors in the country: Don’t use medicinal cannabis to treat chronic pain. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, despite the approval of the 100,000th cannabinoid script in the country, the Faculty of Pain Medicine at the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) i
Unfortunately, the results of the latest study do not bode well for the immediate future of cannabis medicine. Cannabis advocates have been screeching and screaming for the past decade about how marijuana is more effective in taming post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than any other drug known to man. But, a long-awaited, FDA-approved study dedic
State lawmakers in Kansas are considering a bill that would legalize medical marijuana under strictly limited conditions. Kansas is one of only 14 states without a comprehensive medical marijuana program, currently allowing patients with a recommendation from a physician to only use CBD oil with a maximum of 5% THC. In the Kansas House of Represent
Heart health is directly tied to overall health and aging. Here’s how CBD and marijuana could impact it. In 2016, 28.2 million American adults were diagnosed with heart disease with a heart attack occurring every 40 seconds, according to the American Heart Association. As the leading cause of death for men, women and people of most racial and ethni
The growing amount of anecdotal and scientific evidence suggesting cannabis can help with anxiety has some people wondering, “Could cannabis also help with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?” It’s an easy mental leap to make. OCD–an anxiety disorder having to do with excessive orderliness or repeated unwanted thoughts that can be eased by repetit
Australian medical cannabis company Bod Australia Limited (ASX:BDA) has entered into an agreement with Drug Science UK involving a trial of Bod’s MediCabilis product in managing symptoms associated with long-COVID. “Long-COVID” is a phenomenon where symptoms continue for weeks or months beyond the initial illness. Far from being isolated cases, it
As is the case in the United States, Europe lacks sufficiently reliable scientific data to support the safety of products infused with full spectrum hemp extract. In January 2019, the European Union (EU) reclassified extracts of cannabis sativa L. and derived products containing cannabinoids, including CBD, as “Novel Food” under the EU Novel Food C
Suzette Meyers is easy to label. Idaho native. Stroke survivor. Registered Republican. But the Coeur d’Alene resident is also charging ahead with another label, one she repeats loudly and proudly: medical marijuana advocate. “I look at people from my hometown in Salmon,” she said. “How many of them have had to suffer from debilitating conditions wh
With the rise of marijuana legalization, researchers conducted a study to determine if marijuana’s growth and use had any impact on cardiovascular disease. According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease (CVD) claims more lives each year than all forms of cancer. In 2016 alone, CVDs were responsible for every one out of three de
Parkinson’s disease is a condition that affects populations all over the globe. In fact, it is estimated that over 10 million people live with the condition worldwide. Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative health condition that affects the nerve cells in the brain that control the body’s movement. The disease is a progressive condition with th
Cannabis helps to mitigate some of the symptoms associated with chemotherapy while helping the body fight back cancerous cell growth. Yes, it is possible to combine cannabis with chemo and radiation, but you must speak with your oncologists first before taking this step. Cancer is a life-threatening illness that scares many people; it’s why several
The 2020 elections not only brought the U.S. a new president, but the electorate in four states also approved recreational marijuana. Two more okayed medical marijuana, bringing the number of jurisdictions with those programs to 34.  While CBD is legal on the federal level, states can legislate it themselves. With cannabis illegal under federal law