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Your grandparents’ chronic aches and pains might best be eased with a little weed, a new study suggests.
“Pain is all too common in our society, so these numbers make sense,” said Carl Bergquist of the Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii. “In fact, with more education, access and awareness we expect them to keep increasing."
Nothing seemed to help. Then they tried CBD.
North Dakota’s first medical marijuana dispensary opens for business Friday in a Fargo mini-mall, two years after voters took matters into their own hands to legalize the drug for treatment.
As the recognized uses of medical marijuana expand, more traditional research foundations are becoming interested in the possibilities of pot. On March 6 and 7, the Parkinson's Foundation will host its first-ever conference on medical marijuana...in Denver.
ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease) is a fatal motor neuron disease, affecting an estimated 30,000 Americans.
After a decade of working on the first FDA-approved trial examining the effects of THC and CBD on the symptoms of PTSD in war veterans, a team of researchers has declared their clinical trial complete. The process, however, was not simple.
It took months, but I slowly came off all the medications and began exploring using marijuana and CBD (cannabidiol) products — along with huge changes in diet and exercise -- to try and manage my disease and its symptoms.
The use of medical cannabis in pediatrics presents a bit of a double bind for physicians as well as the parents of patients.
Researchers at King’s College London have announced that cannabis will be used as an experimental treatment for the symptoms of dementia, in what will be the first major UK clinical trial to treat the disease with the drug.
Here’s everything you need to know about cannabis drug interactions.
Medical marijuana cardholders and the caregivers who provide them with pot will get a break on the cost of getting registered under new rules proposed by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
Medical marijuana has gained attention in recent years for its potential to relieve pain and short-term anxiety and depression. Now, Penn State College of Medicine researchers say some cannabinoid compounds may actually inhibit the growth of colon cancer cells in the lab.
New study seeks to understand whether people are using cannabis for evidence-based reasons.
Although pharmaceutical drugs are often used to treat GERD, cannabis and different cannabinoids might help treat this disease safely and effectively.
The study hopes to correct a lack of double-blind, placebo-controlled studies regarding cannabis’ effects on cancer symptoms.